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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 969

December 17, 2018 4:00 AM Lake Ngami communities finally find their black gold

Innocent Magole, UNDP Ngamiland Sustainable Land Management (SLM) Project coordinator picks up the charcoal from the kiln that has just been opened and shows it to the media before saying, “This is it. This is why we call it black gold”. The charcoal, which is black with some silver lustre, is providing a silver lining to the communities around the Lake Ngami 937

December 16, 2018 4:00 AM Sun El Musician, DJ Ace to headline 4th Street Picnic

The picnic is planned for the first episode of what will later turn into an annual event. Sun El Musician recently released three hit songs titled Sonini, Ntaba Ezikude and Ubala, and featuring Simmy. The soulful house DJ dropped a 12-track album titled Africa to the World on April 20 this year. King of slow jam, DJ Ace confirmed on his social media 885

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 211

December 2, 2018 4:00 AM Motswana youth wins Miss Eco International franchise

Phofhedi told Arts and Culture that the pageantry grand finale would take place in Egypt next year March. He has hit the ground running, hosting Miss Eco International- Botswana auditions today at Masa Hotel. “Miss Eco International is a pageant officially registered in 2015 by the Ministry of Culture in Egypt to a company called Eco spire, in support 155

November 27, 2018 4:00 AM 'Impatient' Drivers Worry Police

Drivers’ impatience on the road is believed to have become almost endemic. Police have raised concern that reckless driving fuelled by drivers’ impatience on the road has cost lives over the years and continues to claim more lives. The acting Officer Commanding (OC) Paul Oketsang told The Monitor that it is easy to spot a reckless driver while on the road. He said ‘impatient’ 160

November 14, 2018 4:34 PM BDP Bulela Ditswe: Kgathi, Moipisi score reruns, other appeals dismissed

This afternoon, authoritative sources told Mmegi that the BDP's central committee had dismissed all the other 25 appeals, some featuring high profile democrats including several Cabinet ministers. In Bobirwa, Kgathi had initially lost against Francis Kgoboko, while In Kgalagadi North, Moipisi had bitten the dust against Talita Monnakgotla 159

November 4, 2018 4:00 AM Gospel TV show fundraise for Old Naledi children’s home

The Melody Gospel TV Show season two was launched last Thursday following a successful season one, which was won by Mooketsi Gaontebale in April 2017. The talent search show airs on Btv. At the launch, BOSETU Funeral Scheme (BOFUS) was announced as one of this year’s sponsors. They are providing a general sponsorship worth P100, 000. Other sponsors include 151

November 4, 2018 4:00 AM Mmamontle helps Batswana move local products

Global producers sometimes overlook consumers’ authentic issues, but small-scale businesses that do not have enough budget to take up shelf space in stores are now getting a platform to sell their products thanks to Mmamontle Store at Molapo Crossing Mall in Gaborone. The store located next to Stanbic Bank Piazza is hard to miss. Passers-by always enquire 167

October 23, 2018 4:00 AM When Drivers’ Attitude Trigger Fatal Accidents

The upsurge in fatal road accidents countrywide worries the police as lives continue to be lost daily due to the scourge. Most of the accidents occur as a result of driver’s bad attitudes, as demonstrated by the statistics made available by the Botswana Police Service (BPS). In 2016, 450 deaths were recorded and from the figure, 268 or 59.5% were young 183