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October 17, 2018 10:03 AM Khama snubs Masisi at Serowe kgotla

The office of the former president has confirmed that Khama will not attend the President’s meeting. Khama’s private secretary, Mabedi Letsholo said on the phone, “The former HE will be having some private engagements on that day [Thursday] and will not be present at the [President Masisi’s] meeting”. Interestingly, this may be taken as a snub towards 188

October 9, 2018 4:00 AM BDF Unhappy With One-year Financial Cycle

Addressing the on-going Parliamentary Accounts Committee (PAC) last week, the BDF commander Lieutenant General Placid Segokgo said the current financial cycle duration of a year for BDF to facilitate their programmes is not adequate. He disclosed that to purchase military equipment they need intensive engagements and acquisition hence the one-year financial 155

October 9, 2018 4:00 AM Kgoroba Takes A Jab At Mabaila

However, political foes both within the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) and the opposition viewed these as a strategy by Mabaila to lure voters to his corner. A day after being slapped with a five-year suspension by his party, Mabaila held another such event this weekend, and it was graced by former president Ian Khama. The area Member of Parliament 150

September 28, 2018 2:00 PM BFA unveils new P4m artificial turf

The construction of the ground was done through the FIFA Forward Development Programme and at a cost of cost $390,996 (around P4 million). Through its partnership with the Slovakia Football Association (SFA), the BFA also built an ablution block for P426,000. BFA president, Maclean Letshwiti said the two facilities will come in handy for the association’s 136

September 25, 2018 9:30 AM Mabaila hearing this Friday

BDP disciplinary hearing committee could not form a quorum. Mabaila was slapped with two months suspension for different offences. Despite time running out for Mabaila to start his campaign as a candidate or the party finding another candidate, members of the disciplinary committee failed to show up last Friday. The matter got worse after BDP National 168

September 24, 2018 4:00 AM ITF Grills Local Coaches

The course, which gets underway this week, is conducted by Pieter Joubert from South Africa, Freeman Nyamukora (Zimbabwe) and Tapiwa Masunga. Botswana Tennis Association (BTA) vice president, Oaitse Thipe told Monitor Sport that the level one training is for all coaches in schools and clubs. He said the coaches are taught about introducing tennis to children 155

September 17, 2018 4:35 PM Major sponsors shun Mayor's marathon

Speaking during a press briefing on Monday, Gaborone mayor, Kagiso Thutlwe said companies have refused to be part of the event because of what transpired last year. “The companies want a report so that they can consider us for next year. I do not have a problem with that. After this marathon, we are going to have a proper technical report that we will submit 178

September 17, 2018 2:00 PM Kgaboetsile Wins Big At BNSC Awards Ceremony

Kgaboetsile scooped the award and took home the trophy and a whooping P100, 000 beating the likes of Isaac Makwala of athletics and Ofentse Bakwadi of Karate to the ultimate prize. Both Makwala and Bakwadi were tipped to go head to head for the award after their successful year. Makwala, 31 who won the sportsman of the year on the night had an eventful 183

September 17, 2018 4:00 AM NBC: Lessons from abroad

Switzerland is a migration country with about 2.1 million foreigners as at 2018, Matthey told the conference held at Adansonia. The current national population of Switzerland stands at about 8.5 million people. “For a country to be successful, you need to be very open in so far as migration issues are concerned,” Matthey advised. He said what made his company 156

September 17, 2018 4:00 AM AG acknowledges DIS, Israeli contract

This came to light in the preliminary findings by the AG on the contract between OP and Dignia Systems for the acquisition of security equipment and surveillance platform with associated training. Besides alluding to internal processes, the AG is not disputing the legality of the contract or its existence. Again, the AG has not recommended any suspension 132