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19 Aug 2019

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

The upcoming 2019 edition of the All Africa Games is set to be a make or break for the Botswana’s 4X400m relay teams.

Both the men and women’s national teams are yet to qualify for the IAAF World athletics championships slated for Doha from the 27th September- October 6th 2019.

19 Aug 2019

BY ANITA RANNOBA

The Botswana Premier League (BPL) teams have come out into the open as the BPL ship sinks slowly.

Even though the Botswana Football Association (BFA) has assured the BPL board that it is working around the clock to secure them a sponsorship, things are not as clear cut.

19 Aug 2019

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

The initiative of “Sport for Life”, which involves lifelong participation and the ability to enjoy sport and physical activity regardless of skill level or athletic retirement from sport, should be adopted for lifetime physical activity.

19 Aug 2019

For most of the last two decades, dozens of shops bearing the red Choppies brand signs have been mushrooming all over Botswana, literally painting the country’s retail market red. And one word was arguably synonymous with the retail giant: Ram.

19 Aug 2019

There have been calls for some time in this country for a review of our constitution with very little discussion about protection of constitutional order. I will below demonstrate that there are instances in the past that show that there are real threats to constitutional order in this country that have manifested themselves without any of us taking notice.

19 Aug 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

“So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.”The popular verse from the Bible often recited during nuptials flies in the face of most married Batswana couples who think nothing of walking out of a marriage, however very few local churches are taking a stand to ensure that God is not mocked.

19 Aug 2019

It Has To Be Jazz®

19 Aug 2019

This past week has seen events that can only be characterized as a week of high drama inside government.

A group of ministers voted against government to defeat the president and the ruling party.

19 Aug 2019

The thorny issue of citizen economic empowerment must be addressed with utmost urgency. There is no justification why Botswana after more than 50 years of independence has not yet produced a large pool of citizen bred millionaires despite the economic success story that the country is renowned for.

19 Aug 2019

Over the past decades, the honesty and integrity of healthcare systems across, low- and middle income countries has troubled citizens, external and internal observers, and governments alike as noted by Lewis M (2016), in her works, Economics, health systems, and corruption.

16 Aug 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

The recently appointed Debswana Diamond Company Managing (MD) Albert Milton has passed on in Milpark Hospital, South Africa.

10 Aug 2019

It Has To Be Jazz® 

14 Aug 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

Botswana’s troubled retailer, Choppies Enterprises has announced that is considering exiting its South African market after a recent strategic review of the business.

11 Aug 2019

The Permanent Secretary to the President, Carter Morupisi is expected to resign next week after the Directorate of public Prosecutions (DPP) and the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) decided to press criminal charges against him.

11 Aug 2019

Fifteen Botswana Democratic Party Members of Parliament turned against President Mokgweetsi Masisi and Finance Minister Kenneth Mathambo and voted with the opposition to block the request for P900 million for Masama project.

11 Aug 2019

Greatly displeased with what Gaborone North MP, Haskins Nkaigwa, had alleged about her during a debate on the Declaration of Assets and Liabilities Bill, Minister of Transport and Communication, Dorcas Makgatho, said two remarkable things, one inside and the other outside the house.

11 Aug 2019

The President of the Umbrella for Democratic Change, Duma Boko, will launch the candidacy of the party’s parliamentary candidate in Boteti West, Sam Digwa, this coming Saturday.

11 Aug 2019

Expelled Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) has registered to contest the 2019 general elections as a separate entity from the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), court records show.

This is contained in a letter dated 15th May 2019 written by the party’s secretary general Gilbert Mangole and addressed to the secretary of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC).

11 Aug 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

The Minister of Health and Wellness has told Parliament that there is a shortage of health care professionals and support staff in Botswana.

As if that was not enough, Government does not provide security services to medical facilities such as clinics as they are outsourced to the private sector.

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