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09 Sep 2007

There are flowers at funerals and at birthdays.

There are flowers given to winning athletes while outstanding performers stand at the podium garlanded with flowers.

There are flowers at weddings, initiation ceremonies and at celebrations of varying kinds.
We find flowers on dining tables and on graves.

09 Sep 2007

Members of the Crown of the Ballet Moscow will be landing in Gaborone after their performance at the State Theatre Opera in Pretoria for their performing dates on the 11th and 12th of September.

09 Sep 2007

On the eve of Big Brother Africa 2, Sunday Standard’s columnist Loose Cannon pondered about the ideal male Botswana BBA2 representative, he raved about Gaetano Kagwa’s generous physical feature.

09 Sep 2007

The crisp apple taste of Redd’s Premium Cold and Redd’s Dry is in search for Africa’s coolest fashion designers who can be rewarded for their cooler than cool designs in the Redd’s Africa fashion Design awards competition.

09 Sep 2007

Zebras coach Colywn Rowe’s preliminary squad that is scheduled to face South Africa’s Bafana Bafana in the forthcoming Council for Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) has once again attracted criticism from the media. During a press conference that Colwyn Rowe called to announce the squad on Thursday, the inclusion of certain players was questioned.

09 Sep 2007

This year’s Coca-Cola Cup saw the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) re-writing history books by winning the Cup for the first time in their history. BMC defeated Francistown based side Ecco City Green on penalties. The previous good record for BMC was in 1996 when they lost 2-0 to Township Rollers.

09 Sep 2007

Seeds of discontent regarding payment of the players are growing at the Kgatleng outfit, Mochudi Centre Chiefs. Sunday Standard is reliably informed that players have for some time been paid latter and the situation nearly got out of control last week. Players are reported to have stormed offices of one of the team officials demanding their payments with immediate effect.

09 Sep 2007

Ask anyone how many museums there are in Gaborone and the answer would be, “one, the national museum at the Main Mall.” Actually, there are two museums in the city.

09 Sep 2007

Dear Editor

Mr. Editor I would like to thank the Government of Australia in Canberra through their High Commissioner here, for taking a commendable move of promoting democratic principles and human rights in Zimbabwe by teaching the ZANU (PF) bigwigs a lesson. For those who do not know yet what has transpired in the past few days let me fill you in.

09 Sep 2007

Dear Editor

As the debate for Presidential retirement houses rages on, I believe it should be taken in the context of prudent management of the country’s resources vis-à-vis justifying the introduction of cost sharing measures.

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