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January 14, 2019 2:00 PM Generous GU Donate Gate Takings To Chiefs

Chiefs recently lost a key official in Clifford Mogomotsi to a car accident, while the club is also facing crippling financial challenges. Instead of pocketing their 50% share of the gate takings, GU were instead generous enough to pass on the money to Magosi, in a gesture that touched a lot of football fans. “Chiefs are struggling financially, and also the loss of Clifford 1400

January 14, 2019 4:00 AM Higher SACU receipts help trim 2018/19 deficit

Last February, Finance Minister, Kenneth Matambo projected a deficit of P3.6 billion, revising this in September to P4.6 billion, mainly due to revenues being diverted to Debswana mega-projects. Government, as a shareholder in Debswana, has funding obligations to the diamond miner’s upcoming projects, which include Cut 9 at Jwaneng and Cut 3 in Orapa 1270

December 15, 2018 4:00 AM We have nothing to do with Zapata issue

Zapata is seemingly headed for the exit door without even ‘barking the first official instruction’. The Argentinian replaced history-making Serbian coach, Nikola Kavazovic last month, but before he could sit on the bench, Zapata has been linked with an immediate departure. Initially, there were reports that his former club, GU had refused to issue Zapata 179

November 25, 2018 2:00 PM Gov’t could drop Morupule B P8bn expansion

Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security minister, Eric Molale has written to finance minister, Kenneth Matambo asking for final advice on whether to proceed or drop the project. The expansion involves the addition of two 150MW to the existing 600MW Morupule B. In 2015, the government named two Asian mega-corps – Marubeni from Japan and Posco 148

November 18, 2018 4:00 AM HotBox permeates through Daily Grind air

Since the summer season started, coffee culture has changed a bit, but for coffee lovers nothing has changed really. Hotwire PRC recently invited lifestyle scribes for a morning of Hotbox coffee at The Daily Grind next to Main Mall in Gaborone. From a business perspective, this provides more opportunities for the development of specialty coffee in Botswana 153

November 10, 2018 4:00 AM BAA faces BNSC wrath over Coe visit

Coe was in the country on Saturday and Sunday, but his high profile visit has set the two sports bodies on a collision course. BAA has been asked to explain why it set up a Local Organising Committee (LOC) without the approval of the BNSC. Also, the BNSC wants the BAA to explain why it went to the Office of the President (OP) to request for luxury vehicles 138

October 21, 2018 4:00 AM DJ Sbi Tech breaking airwaves with chiwele

The high riding DJ who is scheduled to perform at this year’s Mahika Mahikeng Festival in Mafikeng, South Africa on December 9 told Arts & Culture that the song is the type of electronic music people listen and make in Africa. “The song is inspired by the old African story read to children to motivate them to listen to the elders. The story is about 156

September 25, 2018 11:50 AM Liquor industry implores govt not to cut alcohol levy …for now

Liquor traders, under the umbrella of the Botswana Alcohol Industry Association (BAIA), held discussions with assistant trade minister, Moiseraele Goya at their AGM yesterday morning. The meeting came as government’s ongoing efforts to review both the alcohol levy and the liquor trading hours, continue through countrywide consultative meetings 161

September 21, 2018 4:00 AM Gov't to chase Chase to court

On Wednesday, Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) deputy director Churchill Collyer, revealed that government has taken the matter to the Attorney General to look into a possible breach of Chase’s contract with government. He was responding to questions during a tour by local and international media of various sites where Chase recently 167

August 29, 2018 5:05 PM Women's Zebras face Banyana in COSAFA Cup

In a draw conducted this morning in Johannesburg, the Zebras were picked in Group A alongside, the hosts, regional powerhouses, Malawi and Madagascar. The draw will bring harsh memories to local football fans, as once again the Zebras will face perennial tormentors, South Africa's Banyana Banyana. The Zebras have never won an official game against their 149