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January 11, 2019 2:00 PM Branch off to promising start at Dakar Rally

Branch completed the 798km between San Juan de Marcona and Arequipa on Wednesday, in a time of 04:53:57 hours, finishing just 00:46:15 hours behind leader, Xavier de Soultrait of France. This was the longest distant thus far as Branch finished as the leading African at the race with South African, Kenneth Gilbert completing the stage three on 28th position 629

January 8, 2019 12:29 PM Branch pumped up after bright Dakar Rally start

Peru rather than before when the terrain ran though Argentina and Bolivia. The race will end on January 17th. He finished the 331km between Lima to Pisco in 1:16:02 hours. The 32-year-old is making his debut in the competition, becoming the second Motswana to take part in race after Vincent Crosbie achieved the feat in 2017. "Day one done and dusted 552

December 3, 2018 4:00 AM Debswana to unveil Cut 9 contractor

Cut 8, involving the expansion of Jwaneng Mine pit at a cost of more than US$3 billion, was previously the single largest contract for a mine in Botswana. Majwe Mining, a joint venture amongst three major contractors, scooped the Cut 8 contract running it from 2011 to 2016, with a further two-year extension to 2018. The latest contract, a further expansion 98

September 29, 2018 4:00 AM Calls to regulate marathons grow louder

There have been concerns over the organisation of some marathons, notably the recently held Gaborone Mayor’s marathon, which has attracted criticism. The board would be mandated with regulating and monitoring the races. It would also have the authority to take action against organisers or even cancel the race, if there are transgressions. The concerns 112

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 143

September 11, 2018 11:19 AM Who will be crowned the Delta's fastest poler?

According to the event’s website, the main event will take place at Okavango River Lodge, with spectator spots along the Thamalakane River. The Nkashi Classic is being launched as a celebration of the mokoro and the nkashi which is used to propel it, said the organisers. “This is a non-profit event and aims at creating a fun filled day, celebrating Botswana 101

September 4, 2018 4:00 AM Letlole Out Of Lentsweletau-Mmopane Race

The incumbent’s narrow win was short-lived last weekend after used ballot papers were discovered in a dustbin and others in a large shopping bag after results were announced. Seretse won the polls with 1,514 votes against Magatusi Sebego’s 227, Letlole’s 779, Patrick Manthe’s 165, Nnaniki Makwinja’s 1,469, Reuben Mokopaina’s 171 and Bennedict Molefe’s 85

July 8, 2018 4:00 AM Bakgatla to celebrate culture

The young Thokozile Ratsatsi, who has resurrected Kgatleng recreational life will be hosting Masa Cultural Festival where a number of residents are expected to partake in this auspicious event. Its intension is to exchange culture between Bakgatla and people from different walks of lives. Ratsatsi who is also known as DJ Thoko, told Arts & Culture that the event 106

June 29, 2018 1:24 PM Suspect in the Desert race murder arrested

The suspect was arrested on Wednesday evening at Lotlhakane village after a tip-off from members of the public. The police had earlier on aired a clip on Botswana Television showing the suspect’s photo and pleading with members of the public to assist towards his arrest. Interestingly, a few minutes after the 7pm news, the police had already received 132

February 26, 2018 1:50 PM P1 Million Prize Money For Diacore Marathon

Last year the prize money was P25, 000 each for both men and women. The race spokesperson, Thabo Makgato said they have set time that the athletes have to beat in order to win the P1 million. “The time that has been set is 2:08:00. It applies to both men and women. Anyone who beats that time wins the P1 million,” he said. Makgato said they have set the standard 120