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18 Jan 2019

By Godfrey Mowaneng

Debswana First Division North League (DFDNL) log leaders, Tafic FC showed their intent for a quick return to the Premier League with a 2 – 0 win over fellow championship contenders Sua Flamengoes.

18 Jan 2019

By Oratile Otsetswe

Team Botswana managed to meet its target of a podium finish but fell short of scooping gold at the International Basketball Federation (IBF) 3 on 3 Young Lions Cup tournament.

The IBF basketball development tournament, which is on its second edition, was staged at the Molapo Crossing Stanbic Piazza in Gaborone this past weekend.

18 Jan 2019

By Anita Rannoba

Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) president Tshepo Bathai has vowed not to easily give up in his quest to see his association host the UFAK Africa Karate Champions.

18 Jan 2019

By Patience Lephogole

Botswana’s Badminton World Federation (BWF) accredited umpire Emmanuel Kgaboetsile is among officials at the ongoing Malaysia Masters 2019.

The games started yesterday (Tuesday) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and will come to an end on the 20th of this month (January).

18 Jan 2019

If you listened to a certain section of the media, you would think there was some kind of national crisis. You would assume that we have a constitutional crisis. We don’t! There is only one president and his name is His Excellency Dr. Eric Masisi. Fullstop. He has the full powers of a sitting President. Ga se motshwareledi.

18 Jan 2019

By Adam Phetlhe

Compliments and welcome to the silly political season that has started in earnest. We are spoilt for choice!

18 Jan 2019

The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has noted word going around in some circles that it wants to expel the Botswana People's Party (BPP) from its fold because of differences over ward allocations. This is definately not true. If any individual within the UDC expressed such a posiyion, we would like to strongly distance ourselves from it.

16 Jan 2019

The Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) was today (Wednesday) forced to send prosecutors and support staff back home and close down offices, after their building was deluged by a freakish flood.

13 Jan 2019

Former Directorate of intelligence and Security Services (DISS) Director General, Isaac Kgosi’s dealings have been placed under a microscope in an ongoing comprehensive lifestyle audit conducted by the Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS).

13 Jan 2019

Efforts are ongoing to substantially beef the security detail of President Mokgweetsi Masisi after intelligence picked growing direct threats on him, Sunday Standard has leant.

This was found after an audit revealed that many in the president’s security detail were young, inexperienced and generally not sufficiently trained for the task at hand.

13 Jan 2019

By Calistus Bosaletswe

The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) is likely to charge expelled ruling party parliamentary candidate, Tshepang Mabaila, for using a fake Clinical Psychology degree certificate.

13 Jan 2019

The Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) has put the squeeze on investors who made millions of Pula from dealing with the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DIS) under former Director General Isaac kgosi but evaded paying tax.

13 Jan 2019

Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) investigators who are conducting a lifestyle audit on former Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services Director General, Isaac Kgosi were this week trying to get to the bottom of how the former spy chief managed to pull off an “off the books” electricity connection of his farm in Maboane to the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) grid.

13 Jan 2019

The High Court has issued a landmark decision on the Legal Practitioners Act (LPA) which prohibits legal practitioners from advertising their practice.

Justice Mercy Garekwe found that the Legal Practitioners Act that prohibited lawyers from advertising contravened Botswana’s Constitution which guarantees freedom of expression.

13 Jan 2019

As Botswana Police Service (BPS) closes in on a criminal stock theft syndicate that has been supplying stolen meat throughout the country, scores of Batswana will soon be asking – Where’s the beef.

Gaborone and Mahalapye are classified as hot spots for the stolen meat and beef scarcity is expected to hit the capital city very soon.

13 Jan 2019

By any standard, President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s faction delivered a decisive knock-out punch this past week when former President Festus Mogae shared an unflattering first-hand description of the sort of awful person and hopeless leader General Ian Khama is.

13 Jan 2019

The case in which the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) officer Opelonomi Matlhagela is challenging his redeployment from being a pilot to being an Air Liaison Officer is expected to lay bare the goings on at the spy agency.

13 Jan 2019

As president, General Ian Khama’s idea of a fair fight was one in which his opponent was blindfolded and both his hands super-glued and securely tied behind his back. As Khama pummelled the opponent with a flurry of tasty blows, his armed and hawk-eyed bodyguards would be standing at the ready ringside, watching the opponents’ legs for any sudden movements.

13 Jan 2019

Botswana which is heading to the polls later this year is facing an uncertain economic and political future because it is tilting towards an authoritarian rule due to weak democratic institutions in the form of Parliament and the Judiciary.

The startling warning is obtained from documents gleaned from the United States Government’s Department of State.

13 Jan 2019

By Mpho Kuhlmann

When Zinedine Giola went public via social media and spoke about being raped on her 21st birthday, Botswana’s cybersphere went on a tailspin. Hordes of Batswana women came out of the cracks with stories similar.

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