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January 14, 2019 4:00 AM Trailblazing Dingake in US residency, tour

Dingake will be in residence at the Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Law the last week of January through the first week of February 2019. He will give a public lecture, ‘Appointment of Judges and the Threat to Judicial Independence: Case Studies from Botswana, Swaziland, South Africa, and Kenya’, on January 29, 2019. Dingake continues to hoist 1241

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 1142

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 1024

December 27, 2018 9:17 AM Master KG steals show at Gaabo Motho fest

The Ntshalele Le Ngwana hit maker set the stage on fire with songs such as Machonisa, Situation, Nywerenywere and Waya Waya. The highlight of his set was when he was joined by Zanda Zakuza on stage for their hit song Skeleton Move. is the home of Durban. Unfortunately, another South African artist Lady Zamar did not show up the event, despite m any looking 1033

December 22, 2018 4:00 AM 2018: From gold in Gold Coast to shattered Olympic Dreams

2018 will go down in history as a year when Botswana launched an audacious bid to become the first ever African country to host the Youth Olympic Games. Botswana, went head-to-head with other African countries, Tunisia, Senegal and Nigeria for the right to organise the 2022 tournament. While the Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) thought it had done enough 963

December 11, 2018 3:43 PM Botswana grabs first gold

It has been a difficult start for Botswana, who were fifth on the medals table before the end of day on Tuesday, but there was good news when the men's volleyball team beat Namibia 3-1 to grab gold. The team qualified for the final after beating South Africa 3-1 on Monday. Volleyball coach, Odirile Sibanda told Mmegi Sport that the win was an indication 188

December 5, 2018 12:14 PM LBS pushes for 'three-month basis' judges

The initiative, which was done through a proposal, is reportedly meant to appoint judges on a three-month basis. Currently the initiative seems to have been well received by the judicial system with reports that two judges have already been appointed. In an interview with the LSB executive secretary, Tebogo Moipolai, he confirmed that the initiative 199

December 4, 2018 2:05 PM FA Cup prize money not enticing

The deal is worth P4.2 million per season and the tournament would be known as the Orange FA Cup. While there was relief across, there has been disappointment over the prize money, as winners take home P700,000, which is less than what both the league and Top 8 competition offers. Speaking at the sponsorship launch, Orange Botswana chief executive officer 210

December 4, 2018 4:00 AM Ministers Dismiss Land Audit Motion

The Minister for Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services, Kefentse Mzwinila and his Botswana Democratic Party colleague and MP for Serowe South, Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi have said the land audit is unnecessary. When debating Rantuana’s motion calling for land audit, both Mzwinila and Venson-Moitoi said the motion is redundant because the Land Administration 162

December 4, 2018 4:00 AM Rantuana Calls For Land Audit

Ramotswa MP, Samuel Rantuana had brought a motion seeking Parliament to request government to carry out land audit as the current Land Administration Procedures Capacity and System (LAPCAS) is not addressing the issue of long waiting lists of plot allocation. When presenting his motion, Rantuana said access to land in Botswana remains a contentious issue 166