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05 Jul 2006

Supporters of Basarwa, who are resisting relocation from the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, protested outside a conference for investors in Botswana held in London his week - Survival International has reported.

05 Jul 2006

Although the players would not want to say it openly, indications are that the ongoing opposition unity talks are on the rocks.

Information reaching Sunday Standard is that negotiating parties have been busy amassing volume of evidence against one another to prove each other's cases of negotiating in bad faith.

05 Jul 2006

To make it to the alter and have wedding bands on their fingers, Mmabatho Keletso, from Moshupa, and Thabiso Matsetse, from Tlokweng, are having to take a few punches and scratches on their faces, break a few bones, pay heavy court fines or even end up in prison.

05 Jul 2006

A repeat offender, with more than five previous convictions, added another dubious record to his name, when he committed his latest offence on the way to prison where he was to begin a five year jail term.

05 Jul 2006

A Gaborone West traffic officer, who does not have a driving licence, crashed a car 300 meters from a police road block after having impounded the car from a driver who he had caught without a driving licence.

05 Jul 2006

The anticipated mass exodus of big investors from South Africa to Botswana has been stemmed this week by South Africa's agreement to demands by multinational companies for laws that make it easier for them to transfer key staff to South Africa.

05 Jul 2006

SUNDAY STANDARD exposes the lies, intrigues and intricate networks of international financial gangsters who have invaded Botswana

05 Jul 2006

Realizing that the war against the virus was far from being won, government moved a step further and adopted some hard line measures such as compulsory testing for patients visiting public health facilities. I also noted that these new measures, while helpful, are failing to halt the scourge, a thing that might compel the government to institute more strict and uncompromising measures.

29 Jun 2006

One of the fastest bowlers in World Cricket, South African Makhaya Ntini, on Wednesday visited Gaborone on personal business. The mega star could not escape the attention of the local cricket family who asked him to go and see their structures at the Cricket association.

29 Jun 2006

Francistown - based new kids on the block, Ecco City Greens, made a historic appearance among the teams short listed for the annual Orange Kabelano Charity spectacular which will take place on the July 29th, but they face stiff competition as they have to muster enough votes against some of the country’s most popular teams

29 Jun 2006

The Copper and Nickel town of Selebi-Phikwe is renowned for having produced football players of unprecedented ability, some of whom went on to don the Na¬tional team jersies with pride, when football was played for the love of the game and not money.

Strangely, very little credit, or none at all is accorded the man who has been doing the dirty work in this sleepy small town.

29 Jun 2006

The JB Sports and Botswana Volleyball Federation relationship is a short term one, according to the contract signed. JB Sports has agreed to sponsor the women volleyball league for only one season, Volleyball Sports Development Officer, Mission Mereyotlhe, told Sunday Standard Sport.

29 Jun 2006

Hollywood couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have agreed to support Basarwa who are threatened from their traditional environment – First People of the Kalahari (FPK) reported this week.

The organization has issued a press statement saying “we as First People of the Kalahari are very happy because Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have said they would like to support Bushmen. “

29 Jun 2006

The Botswana Telecommunications Authority has been forced to withdraw its initial advert calling for applications for the post of Chief Executive Officer following complaints by some candidate.

The initial advert indicated that application letters should be addressed for the attention of Mr. C Lekaukau.

29 Jun 2006

Botswana and Zimbabwe are locked in a border dispute along the Kazungula frontier, delaying the construction of the multi-million Pula Kazungula bridge between Botswana and Zambia.

28 Jun 2006

Gaborone cricket club Afro Indies has joined the fierce race to hold aloft the Botsogo 35 Overs trophy come the end of the season.

The bookmaker’s bet for the crown has always been perennial champions, Technology Bytes, formerly Nashua, and another exciting side, United Gymkhana.

28 Jun 2006

Gaborone cricket club Afro Indies has joined the fierce race to hold aloft the Botsogo 35 Overs trophy come the end of the season.

The bookmaker’s bet for the crown has always been perennial champions, Technology Bytes, formerly Nashua, and another exciting side, United Gymkhana.

28 Jun 2006

Squabbles that delayed EASSY, the Africa submarine cable project aimed at connecting Africa to the rest of the world, have been resolved and the venture is moving ahead as planned, according to project officials.

28 Jun 2006

Botswana is among southern African countries that have resolved to encourage men to go for circumcision following a study that has shown that the ritual dramatically reduces the risk of infection.

23 Jun 2006

Did you know that some love gurus in the United States and other such “civilized” places can identify at least four types of Love Styles? Were you even aware that there is a love style or even a few that you could use to identify yourself? I’m just as baffled as you are and to prove that I’m not making all this up, I’ll gladly list the Love Styles I have read about.

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