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September 14, 2018 2:00 PM BFA moves to recover P500, 000 owed by officials

The new FIFA administration, under Gianni Infantino, has set stringent accounting measures in a bid to curb financial maladministration. The BFA is owed more than P500, 000 by its present and past staff, including committee members. “It is true, we are on a debt recovery process in a bid to bring back what belongs to the association. It involves a lot of people 136

September 14, 2018 10:30 AM Hurricane Florence: Life-threatening storm lashes US coast

The hurricane is moving towards land with maximum sustained wind speeds of 90mph (150 km/h). It lost power as it approached North and South Carolina, but officials warn it could still kill "a lot of people" amid risks of "catastrophic" flooding. The governor of North Carolina, where Florence is expected to make landfall later on Friday local time, said surviving 134

September 11, 2018 2:40 PM Orapa Mine aims to raise P1 million through GM's walk

ODLM initiated the GM’s walk in 2002 with the aim of improving the lives of people around the Boteti region. In an interview with Mmegi, the walk coordinator Tebatso Hule said that their target is to raise a minimum of P1 million for a charity project in Rakops village. He said that the funds raised during the walk, would be donated to Tsienyane Primary 146

September 11, 2018 2:34 PM Alcohol levy didn't work, made drinkers desperate

The Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry commissioned BIDPA to research the issue last year and is now sharing the results, as a nationwide review of the levy and restrictive alcohol trading conditions gather momentum. This morning, the ministry’s permanent secretary, Peggy Serame told members of the Public Accounts Committee that the levy had achieved 160

September 11, 2018 4:00 AM Ntuli Cracks Ribs At GIMC Giggle-Dom

Unlike other comedians who take a few minutes to settle at the beginning of a set, the 39-year-old comic found her groove right from the onset. As a headliner for the GIMC comedy she snugly fitted the bill from the word go. The full-time stand-up comedian was comfortable on stage and from the second she cracked her first joke, the audience knew they were in for a great 148

September 11, 2018 4:00 AM Masisi Hits Back On Elephant 'Poaching' Frenzy

The global furore sparked by a BBC report into the alleged poaching broke last week while Masisi was in the middle of a landmark mission to China. Researchers claimed 87 elephants were recently killed in the Okavango Delta and blamed the disarmament of rangers. Government responded, insisting that only 53 carcasses had been found and most of these were natural 148

September 9, 2018 4:00 AM GIMC hits climax with splendid musicals

Setswana musicals, Kgosikgolo and Kgotla, the Meeting Place showcased at Westwood International School Mantlwaneng Theatre in Gaborone leaving the audience asking for more. Held just two days after the two successful opening show – the GIMC Jazz festival and the Champagne Picnic – the GIMC Theatre was nothing short of the best entertainment. Mantlwaneng 133

September 4, 2018 1:08 PM Shadow of God International Ministries donates to underprivileged

When addressing attendants city Mayor Sylvia Muzila thanked the church for its godly undertaking. She urged other churches to benchmark from Shadow of God International Ministries by adopting a gesture of giving back to particularly, communities where they serve and other places in the country. Muzila said that the outreach campaign of bringing the word of God to the people 116

August 25, 2018 4:00 AM What are they smoking, asks defiant boxing VP

A decision was made this week to fire Thipe, who has been on suspension from the executive committee since March. The committee endorsed the disciplinary committee decision, which found Thipe guilty of bringing the association into disrepute. However, Thipe told Mmegi Sport yesterday that he does not accept the ruling as the committee did not have the power 152

August 21, 2018 4:00 AM Defying Odds Through Motivational Speaking

Kontle has managed to defy all odds and penetrate the neighbouring market through his company, Hope T Consulting, which offers motivational speaking, team building, and wellness just to mention. With just his Degree in Theology, Kontle was brave enough to then relocate to South Africa in pursuit of his dreams after eight months of trying to kickstart 156