Local boxers are looking forward to making history at the forthcoming Africa championships tournament that will be held in Madagascar next month. Seven boxers who are already in camp are gearing for the tournament because it will also be used as an Olympic qualifier.
Normally in football, defenders are not given the attention they deserve, no matter how heroically they perform. Recognition is mainly accorded to the strikers because they are the ones who bang in the goals. The only recognition defenders get is, in most cases, negative especially when they make mistakes that result in goals.
Boatametse Modukanele is under no illusion about the challenges of a project he is spearheading.
He is project manager of the UNDP-backed non-motorized transport system, which seeks to encourage people to use alternative modes of transport such as cycling and walking.
Air Botswana needed someone to turn it around.
Lance Brogden needed a challenge.
Scores of local developers who wished to register sectional titles on tribal land and lease holdings have been inconvenienced because government officials applied the South African Act instead of the Botswana Act ? it emerged in Parliament this week.
Botswana?s experienced professionals are packing their bags and making a bee line for South Africa to cash in on the 2010 construction boom.
The brain drain and the anticipated shortage of construction materials and contractors are expected to worsen Botswana?s problem of poor development project implementation Works and Transport Minister, Lesego Motsumi, told parliament.
Vice President Ian Khama was forced to back down after he tried to block President Festus Mogae from reshuffling Cabinet four months ago ? it has been revealed.
Like most Gaborone motorists, Ntuka Orapeleng has suffered the pain of filling up at fuel stations from hell: Drivers who will not move from the fuel pump while waiting for their change; fuel pumps that do not have customer friendly instructions and petrol attendants who are more interested in gossip than guiding customers to the right pump, but the worst on her gross-o-meter was when she recen
Finance and Development Planning Minister, Baledzi Gaolathe, was this week forced to stand up three times in Parliament to defend the Bank of Botswana and its governor, Linah Mohohlo, against suggestions of bad corporate governance.
The Department of Justice found itself on trial this week after a Village Magistrate, who is facing charges of causing death by dangerous driving and is awaiting his day in the dock, was allowed to continue presiding over court cases.