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July 3, 2018 11:48 AM Saleshando responds to UDC WhatsApp leak

This was after another UDC vice president Sidney Pilane said Saleshando will face much worse crime than theft. The two had a heated exchange last night in the UDC National Executive Committee (NEC) WhatsApp group. The heated exchange of the two leaders was yesterday leaked and shared widely on social media. It started with Saleshando saying: “Now I understand 165

July 2, 2018 4:00 AM BCP, BMD contradict each other over Francistown West

The BMD position is in contrast with what the BCP vice president, Kesitegile Gobotswang told Mmegi last week. Then, Gobotswang said that to the best of his knowledge the BCP was to contest the 2019 elections in all wards within Francistown West with the exception of one that was given to the Botswana National Front (BNF). In total, there are six wards 187

June 30, 2018 4:00 AM BISA, Coca-Cola launch P800, 000 deal

The sponsorship, which falls under the global COPA Coca-Cola programme, extends Coca-Cola and BISA partnership to five years. Speaking at the launch held at Radisele Junior Secondary School (JSS) grounds this week, Coca-Cola senior brand manager, Tamar Mbalo said the BISA tournament has proved to be the right platform for aspiring footballers to kick- 177

June 25, 2018 4:00 AM Heavily armed police presence ends Caprivians' hunger strike

On the eve of the World Refugee Day commemoration on Wednesday, Dukwi Refugee Camp – some 130km northwest of Francistown – resembled a crisis-laden zone with a heavy presence of armed members of riot police, otherwise called Special Support Group (SSG). Caprivians from Namibia’s Caprivi Strip had planned an indefinite hunger and sit-in strike in front 201

June 25, 2018 4:00 AM Kgosi re-joins civil service

If President Mokgweetsi Masisi endorses the appointment, Kgosi will replace senior private secretary to the former president Ian Khama, George Tlhalerwa who is said to be retiring in a fortnight. Khama is said to prefer Kgosi to be his senior private secretary. Kgosi was Khama’s first private secretary for 10 years when he [Khama] was the Vice President 197

June 25, 2018 4:00 AM Kgosi, Khama relationship: Most feared duo back together

Khama adorned his long time bosom confidante, Colonel Isaac Kgosi with the award of Presidential Order of Honour. The award is given to a citizen who has rendered efficient and devoted service to Botswana. The fact that Khama honoured Kgosi at the 11-hour of his presidency demonstrated their close relationship and most importantly showed that the president 161

June 22, 2018 2:00 PM BFA's electoral committee nullifies SOFA elections

Sydney Kafeka, a losing candidate, had lodged an appeal with the Electoral Committee arguing the elections were not fair. The Electoral Committee this week concurred with Kafeka, and therefore ordered a re-run. Lesego Leaketsa, viewed as anti-establishment and former president Tebogo Sebego’s sympathiser, had triumphed in the elections. Kafeka had complained 174

June 19, 2018 4:00 AM Chinese Donates 2,500 Blankets To OP

Present at the ceremony were the Vice President, Slumber Tsogwane, members of the CACB, representatives from different Chinese community companies and invited guests. Giving the background information of the Association, Miles Nan stated that the CACB is a non-Govemental and non-profit making association formed by a group of Chinese entrepreneurs. Nan mentioned 149

June 18, 2018 4:00 AM Fight for ward allocation intensifies at UDC

This became evident over the weekend at Palapye where the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) held primary elections in some wards that were allocated to the Botswana National Front (BNF). The BCP, BNF, Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) and Botswana People’s Party (BPP) are UDC affiliates. Out of 10 wards, BNF has been allocated only two wards, Serorome 139

June 13, 2018 11:47 AM North America win right to host 2026 World Cup

FIFA delegates made the decision in Moscow, Russia on Wednesday, and the joint bid of Canada, Mexico and the United States prevailed over a luckless Morocco, which has failed in two other previous attempts. Morocco was unsuccessful in 2006, 2010 and now 2018, and will need some serious soul searching going forward if they are to put in another bid. The FIFA congress 130