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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

November 6, 2018 4:00 AM Flopped BMD Rally Fires Missiles At BCP

While one would have thought the rally would have many party members coming to hear from their leaders on the way forward, the gathering was a flop with just over 100 attendants. It was promoted using the UDC name and the speakers kept referring to it as a coalition event. The rally, which started two hours later than the stated 2pm, was characterised 157

November 2, 2018 2:00 PM BAA under fire ahead of IAAF president’s visit

Coe is the first leader to visit Botswana, but BAA affiliates feel they have been sidelined. “The purpose of the visit is not clear. It is just a guessing game for us as affiliates. The BAA should have used the visit to its advantage. They should have brought us on board so that we strategise and come up with talking points for the visit,” an affiliate 139

November 1, 2018 10:03 AM Woman elected head of Ethiopia's top court

Her name was put forward by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and MPs unanimously approved the appointment. It's the latest in a series of appointments in Ethiopia that has seen the promotion of women to top jobs. Last week, Sahle-Work Zewde became the country's first president - a ceremonial position. The week before, Prime Minister Abiy appointed a cabinet 151

October 31, 2018 2:51 PM First Division North committee suspended

The suspended include Mompati Ketlogetswe (treasurer), Rapula Gaothobogwe (secretary general) and Mpenzeni Sambandawe (chairperson). The audit had uncovered some irregularities in the financial management of the league. BFA second vice president, Marshlow Motlogelwa had ordered the committee to submit missing documents. An interim committee is expected 145

October 28, 2018 4:00 AM A toast to the return of the Botswana’s thirst buster

Finally exciting news for patriotic beer lovers! Tinkling in like the heartwarming sounds of the Happy Hour bell announcing the best time of the day during a hot evening in a Gaborone beer joint are news that the Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL) has brought back its award-winning local premium beer, St Louis Export after halting its production in 2016. The St Louis 180

October 23, 2018 4:00 AM BMD Francistown Rally Flops

To some who attended the rally, the low turnout was described as a clear demonstration of the dwindling support base and lack of confidence towards the BMD. Francistown South is one of the areas where the party used to command a large following and before its feuding, its rallies in the constituency used to attract multitudes of people. The weekend rally 164

October 22, 2018 4:00 AM Will there be a "Masisi Doctrine" in Foreign Policy?

Moreover, a President must preside over a highly specialised and sprawling bureaucracy. When it comes to policy, the presidency has three major areas to preside over: economic policy, domestic policy and foreign affairs. These are all competing policy spheres. But the demands of the office require that presidents strike a balance between all three substantive 168

October 22, 2018 4:00 AM The curse of Camp Dubai

What is shocking is that these self-appointed generals believe the war they are waging is a secret yet they are leaving their prints all over, continues Seretse. Seretse does not mention names but it is not difficult to tell who he is referring to. The irony of this statement is that Seretse is said to be one of those who told Masisi to his face at a Cabinet 162

October 18, 2018 12:50 PM Fury as govt derecognises unions

On Tuesday, Mosalakatane wrote to the seven leading public sector unions about compliance with section 46 of the Public Service Act of 2008. “You are well aware your union has been one of the public service unions that have been engaged in the process of resuscitating the Public Service Bargaining Council (PSBC) in terms of Part XIII (Collective Bargaining 152