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18 Feb 2019

By Mosidi Mokaeya

Zebras and Township Rollers midfielder Ofentse 'Size 10' Nato will appear before the Mogobane Customary court on Tuesday to face charges of stock theft.

17 Feb 2019

Law enforcement agencies launched five simultaneous search and seizer raids in different parts of Gaborone Friday morning as part of a campaign to break the nexus of corruption between political and business elites and to stem the channeling of illicit money flows.

17 Feb 2019

The nation has been holding its breath after President Mokgweetsi Masisi told a recent media conference that he will confide all to Batswana about the true nature of his squabbles with his predecessor Ian Khama.

17 Feb 2019

By Thobo Motlhoka

17 Feb 2019

The Gaborone North MP, Haskins Nkaigwa, has alleged that some senior Botswana Democratic Party members support President Mokgweetsi Masisi for the sole reason of avoiding prosecution for corruption they engaged in in the past.

17 Feb 2019

The Assistant Minister of Health and Wellness Biggie Butale has punched holes on the Ipelegeng, Youth Development Fund and the Department of Gender Affairs Fund social programmes.

17 Feb 2019

BY MPHO KELEBOGE

Court of Appeal Judge has issued a judgment which says it is appropriate for alleged corrupt suspects such as businessman Bakang Seretse to be exposed to inconvenience and grave indignity.

17 Feb 2019

BY KHONANI ONTEBETSE

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has rescinded a controversial 2012 directive issued by former President Ian Khama which resulted in salary scales of some junior officers of the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) shooting up.

17 Feb 2019

BY KHONANI ONTEBETSE

The Court of Appeal has upheld an appeal launched by a whistle blower who was fired from her job for uncovering corruption at Statistics Botswana.

Justice Monametsi Stephen Gaongalelwe has ordered that former human resources officer Marang Teisi at Statistics Botswana be reinstated to her post.

17 Feb 2019

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

17 Feb 2019

On being found guilty of armed robbery in 2016 and after being sentenced to a minimum mandatory sentence of 10 years, Emmanuel Kgangpetsa should have come out of prison in October 2026. Courtesy of sloppiness by the state, Kgangpetsa’s conviction was overturned last week and he is now a free man.

17 Feb 2019

A man who knows a lot about heritage sites across the country says that a situation that some might find gravely worrying is actually nothing to worry about at all.

17 Feb 2019

By Calistus Bosaletswe

There are fears the security intelligence at US Embassy in Gaborone may have been compromised after the embassy failed to conduct intelligence conduct background checks on some personnel it hired.

17 Feb 2019

By Godfrey Mowaneng

Efforts to axe the national team coach Major David Bright hit a snag last week the Sunday Standard has learnt.

This amid allegations the firing of the coach was intercepted by Bright himself following which he dropped a three-day leave note ahead of the alleged sacking.

17 Feb 2019

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

Sport has for a long time been misunderstood as a man’s alliance. Consequently, sportswomen suffer issues of discrimination, sexism and bullying.

However women are now turning the tide and advocating for equal treatment in sport by mentoring and promoting each other.

17 Feb 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

Local swimmers hope to make the country proud by winning medals in the regional African Swimming Association Zone VI hosted by the City of Windhoek, Namibia.

Prior to their departure, Team Botswana manager Kgaotsang Matthews was optimistic the team will perform to the best of their ability.

17 Feb 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The Botswana Premier League (BPL) has ended its protracted dispute with its former employee over outstanding allowances accrued to him following unlawful suspension a little over two years ago by settling out of court.

17 Feb 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

There is a perception that modern footballers live a charmed life that they play the sport they love and are paid lavishly for that.

They have all fame and adulation of supporters. Theirs is a life on the fast lane. Snazzy dressers, flashy cars and all the trappings associated with being a star. They are living the dream.

17 Feb 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

Local athletic supporters may be in for a treat if plans by the organisers of the Gaborone International Meet (GIM) come to fruition.

Having welcomed a host of international athletes during the 2018 meet, organisers say they want to bring only quality international athletes to the event.

17 Feb 2019

By Mpho Kuhlmann

Bring up the word "infidelity" around a group of friends and you're likely to see the conversation veer off to issues regarding cheating with another man or woman. But there's another form of infidelity that is proving to be just as damaging to relationships: financial infidelity.

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