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November 15, 2017 4:00 AM Lack of funds hinder fencing growth

The association would be hosting an awards ceremony on December 2, which was last held 15 years ago. The association will also host the national championships on the same day. The national championships are expected to bring the house down with athletes vying for positions in the national teams. The most interesting is the juniors category where a team that will represent 38

November 13, 2017 5:00 AM Masisi in food poison scare

Recently, allies close to Masisi said the VP was taking extra-ordinary measures to avoid poisoning, a plot he believes is afoot amongst his political enemies. “When he travels locally, His Honour carries prepared food tightly wrapped in containers. “If his schedule takes him away from Gaborone for two days, for instance, he makes sure his home-prepared 54

November 2, 2017 4:00 AM BDP opposition recruitment dismissed as a hoax

Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) spokesperson, Moeti Mohwasa this week accused the BDP of employing outdated and weak methods of trying to confuse the gullible public. “We are not aware of any massive exodus of membership from the UDC,” dismissed Mohwasa who accused the BDP of running a dangerous publicity as it has total control of the State media 52

November 2, 2017 2:30 AM Sony aims to take the lead in AI with return of robot dog

While the new web-connected aibo employs AI, it's meant to be more of a companion or a pet toy, rather than a digital assistant such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Assistant. The word "aibo" means companion in Japanese. The first version of the robotic pet dog debuted in 1999, and Sony stopped making them in 2006 as the company refocused its businesses 31

November 1, 2017 6:50 AM Uganda: Numerous Prospects Awaiting Museveni in Retirement

When President Museveni completes his term in 2021, he will have served our nation for 35 years as a head of state and almost 55 years as a freedom fighter. He will have amassed immensurable governance experience, probably more than seven US presidents combined. Unlike millions of people who shiver at the thought of retirement, there are numerous safeguards 30

November 1, 2017 6:50 AM M7 Opens Iran-Uganda Medical Centre In Naguru

President Yoweri Museveni has praised the Islamic Republic of Iran for bringing Africa closer to their country than ever before adding that Iran offers big potential as a trade partner with the rest of the African continent. “This is a fact, it is not an opinion and I salute you for that,” he said. The President was this morning officially opening the state 30

November 1, 2017 5:53 AM Numerous prospects awaiting Museveni in retirement

When President Museveni completes his term in 2021, he will have served our nation for 35 years as a head of state and almost 55 years as a freedom fighter. He will have amassed immensurable governance experience, probably more than seven US presidents combined. Unlike millions of people who shiver at the thought of retirement, there are numerous safeguards 59

November 1, 2017 4:06 AM Molapise Reassures UDC Leadership Of His Commitment, But…

The UDC top leadership called a meeting with the UDC chairperson, Molapise after a period of uncertainty about the veteran of opposition’s commitment to the opposition unity project. UDC vice president and Botswana Congress Party (BCP) leader Dumelang Saleshando confirmed Molapise’s words of commitment to the UDC but indicated that Molapise would not attend 5

November 1, 2017 4:00 AM BDP snatches three more from BCP

Masisi said this yesterday when welcoming three newly-recruited members from the Botswana Congress Party (BCP). The trio who were paraded before the members of the media include Biki Rankebekwa who was the constituency secretary for Lobatse, Goitseone Mfaladi and Thabo Motswetla who were council candidates for Tsopeng South and Tsopeng North wards respectively 13

October 31, 2017 7:26 PM Hollywood predators on the prowl?

NEW YORK • Kevin Spacey has the cards stacked against him now. The day after the actor apologised following an accusation that he made a sexual advance on a 14-year-old boy in the 1980s, Netflix announced that the next season of his show House Of Cards would be its last. Netflix and Media Rights Capital, the studio behind the show, said in a statement 4