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14 Feb 2019

The Telegraph reporter, Botlhale Koothupile, takes a bird’s eye view of the state of our football for the past week.

The BTC Premiership will once again take centre stage this week following an interesting and dramatic Mascom Top 8 semi-finals weekend action.

14 Feb 2019

By Duncan Kgangkenna

When teams feel mounting pressure and the results are not satisfactory to the management coaches are shown the exit door.

BDF XI, the army side are expected to do just that  - fire their Zambian mentor Anderson Phiri this week according to sources.

14 Feb 2019

By Godfrey Mowaneng

The sky is the limit for former sports journalist Alex Basimanebotlhe Malete .

He has crafted his career from coaching women football to second assistant coach in the BTC premiership.

14 Feb 2019

By Duncan Kgangkenna

Sports development from grassroots level has been a song every sport leader sings with passion and enthusiasm.

Local sporting bodies have been advocating for the facilities to be developed in order to achieve excellence in the world of sports.

14 Feb 2019

By Anita Rannoba

The reality of ignorance in local football’s top echelons was laid bare for all to see this past weekend as confusion reigned supreme at the end of extra time in the Mascom Top 8 clash between rivals Gaborone United and Township Rollers.

14 Feb 2019

By Mosidi Mokaeya

Families and friends are expected to descend on Rasesa in numbers come 24th February for the debut of Sweet Sundays Picnic at Masa Gardens.

Owner of Masa Gardens Connie Phiri while addressing media recently said the public can look forward to eleven sessions of the event this year.

14 Feb 2019

By Mpho Kuhlman

Sescenti Salt, a local youth owned brand established in 2018, was set up to bring in different types of food stuffs that weren't necessarily available in the Botswana market.

14 Feb 2019

BY JOSEPH BALISE

Without the political euphoria that usually engulfs the Botswana political landscape ahead of any upcoming general election, the Alliance for Progressives is currently the undoubtedly most stable and well organized political outfit in the country.

14 Feb 2019

The study of names is known as onomastics. The study of the specific area of personal names is called Anthroponomastics while the study of place names is known as toponomastics. I have previously written on three Setswana names: Neo, Kabo and Mpho which semantically deal with something that is given. I am revisiting this discussion on Friday at a seminar at the University of Botswana.

14 Feb 2019

Corruption thrives in darkness. It is appalling that in this day and age a government purporting to be democratic and a company feigning openness and transparency could see nothing wrong keeping away from public scrutiny the contents of Agreements that have so much material impact on the economic wellbeing and even existence of a nation.

03 Dec 2018

By Mmapula Molapong

02 Feb 2019

By Mmapula Molapong

Disclosing one’s HIV status to their loved ones can be quiet a daunting exercise. One such person, who still hasn’t mastered up the courage to do so, is 29 year old Masego. She was diagnosed with HIV in 2014.

Masego is one of the estimated 380 thousand people in Botswana living with HIV.

11 Feb 2019

Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) key staff members are believed to have colluded with a Chinese contractor to embezzle more than P 1 billion from the multi-billion Pula Morupule B power project - a forensic investigation has revealed.

11 Feb 2019

Colourful businessman and Member of Parliament for Tati East Samson Moyo Guma has applied for a voluntary judicial management of his United Refineries – a cooking oil manufacturing plant outside Francistown.

Last week the Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) pounced on Moyo Guma on allegations of tax evasion among others.

11 Feb 2019

BY MPHO KELEBOGE

Court of Appeal judges have slammed the Botswana Communication and Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) management for failure to control and regulate MultiChoice Botswana to conduct a conducive environment for Batswana.

The court appeal then ruled in favour of MultiChoice Botswana and ordered BOCRA to pay the cost of the lawsuit.

11 Feb 2019

By Calistus Bosaletswe

Debswana may be intruding on a business terrain earmarked for the small black market citizen operators in tourism who acquired financial assistance from financial institutions such as the Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA).

11 Feb 2019

Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) customers may find themselves saddled with huge electricity bills while scores of board members pocket millions of Pula in kick-backs should the proposed sale of Morupule B power plant to CNEEC, a Chinese contractor go through – Sunday Standard investigations have revealed.

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