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17 Feb 2019

A man who knows a lot about heritage sites across the country says that a situation that some might find gravely worrying is actually nothing to worry about at all.

17 Feb 2019

By Calistus Bosaletswe

There are fears the security intelligence at US Embassy in Gaborone may have been compromised after the embassy failed to conduct intelligence conduct background checks on some personnel it hired.

17 Feb 2019

By Godfrey Mowaneng

Efforts to axe the national team coach Major David Bright hit a snag last week the Sunday Standard has learnt.

This amid allegations the firing of the coach was intercepted by Bright himself following which he dropped a three-day leave note ahead of the alleged sacking.

17 Feb 2019

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

Sport has for a long time been misunderstood as a man’s alliance. Consequently, sportswomen suffer issues of discrimination, sexism and bullying.

However women are now turning the tide and advocating for equal treatment in sport by mentoring and promoting each other.

17 Feb 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

Local swimmers hope to make the country proud by winning medals in the regional African Swimming Association Zone VI hosted by the City of Windhoek, Namibia.

Prior to their departure, Team Botswana manager Kgaotsang Matthews was optimistic the team will perform to the best of their ability.

17 Feb 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The Botswana Premier League (BPL) has ended its protracted dispute with its former employee over outstanding allowances accrued to him following unlawful suspension a little over two years ago by settling out of court.

17 Feb 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

There is a perception that modern footballers live a charmed life that they play the sport they love and are paid lavishly for that.

They have all fame and adulation of supporters. Theirs is a life on the fast lane. Snazzy dressers, flashy cars and all the trappings associated with being a star. They are living the dream.

17 Feb 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

Local athletic supporters may be in for a treat if plans by the organisers of the Gaborone International Meet (GIM) come to fruition.

Having welcomed a host of international athletes during the 2018 meet, organisers say they want to bring only quality international athletes to the event.

17 Feb 2019

By Mpho Kuhlmann

Bring up the word "infidelity" around a group of friends and you're likely to see the conversation veer off to issues regarding cheating with another man or woman. But there's another form of infidelity that is proving to be just as damaging to relationships: financial infidelity.

17 Feb 2019

When former President Lt Gen Ian Khama counts his achievements, he begins with poverty eradication.

A World Health Organisation (WHO) analysis report has however damned immediate past president for neglecting the poor and projects President Mokgweetsi Masisi as the savior of Botswana’s poor.

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