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June 8, 2018 2:00 PM Local clubs fail to catch social media frenzy

The days when football team supporters would wait for that weekly publication or the evening radio or television bulletin for news updates, are slowing disappearing into the horizon. In between the next press or bulletin, supporters relied on ‘unreliable’ word of mouth for updates on the latest news within camp. But the advent of social media has, or at least 36

June 5, 2018 4:00 AM Assemblies Of God Reverend Slams Prosperity Churches

Speaking during the official opening of Gaborone Assemblies of God new sanctuary, Lebelo said some people are using the name of God to enrich themselves. The construction cost of the sanctuary stood at P 15 million upon completion. The building will accommodate 800 people though it had initially wanted to accommodate 1,200 people. “The church is a place 42

June 4, 2018 4:00 AM Masisi: Khama's plan gone wrong

As for the pair, Khama and Masisi theirs was a relationship seemingly made in heaven. They loved and hated organisations and individuals together. There was even common talk that the duo’s striking similarities did not provide variety in leadership at the Office of the President (OP) as they seemed to agree on many things. It was generally feared that in Masisi 52

April 17, 2018 4:00 AM Masisi Sings Sikh Community's Praises

The Sikhs were celebrating Vaisakhi. Vaisakhi is a historical and religious festival in Sikhism. It is celebrated on April 14 every year as per the Nanakshahi calendar and the Mool Nanakshahi calendar. “I have observed a lot of good things about the Sikh community. They are a good example of commitment, success, resilience, compassion and persistence 80

April 2, 2018 2:27 PM South Africa: Winnie Mandela dies at 81

Winnie Madikizela Mandela was the former wife of South Africa's first black president, Nelson Mandela. The couple - famously pictured hand-in-hand as Mr Mandela walked free from prison after 27 years - were a symbol of the anti-apartheid struggle for nearly three decades. However, in later years her reputation became tainted legally and politically 89

March 28, 2018 1:35 PM Remove the BDP from power to solve corruption

The 1995 Social Democratic Programme (SDP, revised 2009) is clear on its anti – corruption stance. The BNF 1999 manifesto also emphatically condemned corruption (pg 23). The BNF therefore rejects corruption in all its forms, even today. In its track records, the BNF proposed that its government will have a Standing Committee on Corruption or an independent 85

March 25, 2018 4:00 AM Artist passionate about photo pointillism

Kutlo Mabua was born and raised in Mahalapye and is a visual artist who specialises in pointillism. Pointillism or stapling is a process of making dots using different pressures that result in tones to create a picture using fibre pens and micro fine liners. For this pointillist, his motivation is derived from individuals who are a reflection of him or his reflection 69

March 16, 2018 3:00 PM Technical storm brewing at Rollers

Kavazovic was appointed ‘The Blues’ coach at the start of the season on a one-year contract, with an option to extend for a further two years. Mpote was in charge last season, leading Popa to their 14th domestic title. Information reaching Mmegi Sport is that, Kavazovic had intended to bring his assistant. “There is a problem between Nikola and Teenage 69

March 1, 2018 8:13 AM Maun man sues police over 'Snake Woman' saga

In his amended declaration, the plaintiff, Patrick Morolong said that on November 15, 2011 at Boseja ward in Maun, he was accosted by members of BPS among them constable Lysoon Tshipiesele, who were acting within their scope of employment. Morolong said that during the time of the assault, there were allegations that a woman’s body had partly transformed 64

February 28, 2018 11:36 AM South Africa: 'Prophet of Doom' sentenced

Lethebo Rabalago was offered the option of a four-year jail term or paying a P21,000 rand after being found guilty of assault and contravening the Agricultural Stock Remedies Act. The 25-year-old has agreed to pay the fine off in 3,000 rand monthly installments, the Sowetan newspaper reports. Rabalago - who runs the Mount Zion General Assembly - was arrested 67