Many good sports players in Botswana are sent overseas to sharpen their skills while pursuing their studies. However, the most unfortunate thing about the players upon finishing their studies is that a little is heard about them and their talent is almost gone to waste.
Currently, many Batswana are ululating because the level of soccer in the country is improving drastically, especially at national team level. Both the senior team and the under 23s have put behind the once famous ?Whipping boys of Africa? tag and are now renowned as the most improving team.
SEROWE: These days, one of the village?s hottest talking points is the precarious position that the local football side, Miscellaneous, has languished in for the most part of the Med Rescue First Division (North) campaign.
The villagers curse, shake heads, and sigh heavily. The debates surrounding the team?s fate are heated.
He is meticulous in cleaning the day?s catch. Then he seizes each fish by the gills, and hangs it up by the head on a long piece of wire. The fish is reasonably big, but the fisherman insists that it is not his best catch.
LionOre International, the giant metals and precious stones miner, opened the year in style with the commencement of its trail-blazing refinery project and new finds at Selkirk in Botswana as it pushes to increase its shareholders? value.
DiamonEx, the Australian junior miner, is set to commission its mine by the end of the year in a bid to feel up the gap in the diamond supply market.
Head of the planned Lerala mine, Mark Cotzee told The Sunday Standard on Wednesday that mine construction is going to plan and they would be having their first production by the end of the year.
African Diamonds, the premier junior miner, is putting its bet on the young Chinese brides over its AK6 as the partners in project are currently burning the mid-night oil to come up with a pre-feasibility study.
Morupule Colliery mine is aiming to get the ISO 14001 certification?before the end of the year in a bid to meet international standards to export its coal to the international market.
Debswana?s Orapa and Letlhakane Mines handed over the road linking Letlhakane Village to the Orapa- Francistown road to the Central District Council, as part of its social corporate responsibility to communities that it operates from.
DTC Sightholder, Exelco International, has launched their industry?s leading Batswana Employee Skills Transfer program (BEST), sending the first of 60 Batswana trainees to Thailand, to be trained in diamond cutting ahead of the launch of their new cutting facility in Botswana.