Australia may have a Setswana speaking Prime Minister with a Motswana sister ? in- law.
The Botswana Democratic Party members of parliament are preparing to pass a motion of no confidence on the Speaker of the National Assembly.
They join opposition members who have been publicly casting aspersions on the impartiality of the Speaker.
More than 1000 Batswana have lost their jobs because South Africa and Zimbabwe have conspired to close down Botswana Railways ? parliament has been told.
The annual Botswana National Sports Council awards ceremony will be held at the Gaborone International Conference Centre on March 24, 2007.
Addressing the media fraternity at a press briefing held at Barloworld House, the Managing Director of Barloworld Botswana, Peter Stevenson, stated that this would be the last year that Barloworld would be sponsoring the event.
Botswana?s top striker, Diphetogo Selolwane, might leave his club, Cape Town Santos, at the end of the season. Recent media reports from South Africa suggested that Selolwane might leave because, of late, he has been struggling with his form.
Last year, the Botswana Softball Association (BSA), citing financial hardships, halted its league activities since they did not have sponsorship. Instead, few tournaments were organised but were not enough to keep players busy and supporters entertained. The BSA was critisised for stopping the league saying lack of sponsorship was not a concrete reason.
For many years, Botswana football was reduced to a laughing stock in the African continent, earning themselves the nickname, ?The whipping boys of Africa.? Let it be youth teams, clubs or the senior national team; there was no difference, as teams used to be heavily defeated, whether at home or away. The depression caused by the defeats seems to be slowly lifting.
The Botswana Telecommunication Corporation (BTC) says it is proud to be a part of the Eastern Africa Submarine System (EASSy) consortium and its contribution through-out the project.
BotswanaPost recently hosted a two-day Stamp Design Workshop, whose aim was to bring on board new participants and to develop past attendees skills in philately.
This was the second workshop to be run in Botswana.
Batswana were urged to develop a culture of excellent service in all sectors of the economy in order to attract investors and to also compete effectively for tourists.