BY VICTOR BAATWENG
BY KABELO SEITSHIRO
The Auditor General – Pulane Tebele has indicated that no response was given by the management of the Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) when her office seek clarity on some operations of some of the companies owned by the group.
The national Airline – Air Botswana was this week over the moon announcing return of stability in its operations.
This follows the trimming down of the airline’s flying schedule in the past month.
“Passengers will begin to realize the reinstatement of flights, including the gradual increment of flight frequencies across our route network.” reads part of the AB statement.
BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE
“When the current executive committee took over after the abdication of the Moses Bantsi led committee, we always knew all this would happen. The only surprising thing is that they lasted this long in office,” one local athletics administrator opined when asked about the current mess at the Botswana Athletics Association.
BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA
The Botswana Football Association has hired a former Township Rollers Serbian coach, Nikola Kavazovic, as the senior national team head coach.
BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE
Football fans - for the foremost half - are a ferociously loyal bunch.
The importance of football’s 12th player cannot be over emphasised, more especially in Botswana where teams largely depend on gate taking to make ends-meet.
BY ANITA RANNOBA
For some time now a great number of people are coming out of the closet, and proudly so, as Lesbians, Gays, Bi-sexual, Transgender (LGBT) in the public eye.
However, when it comes to sport, it seems no athlete is ready to come out of the closet.
During a stop-over in South Africa on his way to India to meet the Dalai Lama, President Ian Khama told SABC television that his VIP protection had been withdrawn by the Botswana government to protest his controversial trip. Shortly thereafter, pictures of Khama accompanied by Botswana VIP Protection Officers in India appeared online.
An era of conviction politicians, it would seem has now left us.
In its place have come politicians driven by expediency and convenience.
When everything is based on convenience, the first victim is often the truth.
That is consciousness with which we must approach the fast approaching election season.
A few days ago, a judge in Zimbabwe issued a judgement saying that the leader of the main opposition in Zimbabwe, Mr. Nelson Chamisa, who many believe defeated current president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, in the last presidential elections were it not of the age-old election tempering, is illegally occupying the leadership of the largest and most popular opposition party.