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01 Apr 2019

By BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

Sechaba Brewery Holdings Limited, through its two associates Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL) and Coca Cola Beverages Botswana, has reported stellar full-year earnings on the back of the alcohol levy refund and increased sales volume.

01 Apr 2019

By Botlhale Koothupile

As the politicization of the Botswana Premier League (BPL) haunts the country’s elite league, questions are being asked whether or not the status qou at the BPL board should remain.

01 Apr 2019

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

With a desire to increase visibility and elevate the fencing sport in the local arena, the Botswana Amateur Fencing Society (BAFS) demands grants allocated to the sport be increased in the next financial year.

01 Apr 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

The Orapa Cycling Club will host a classic cycling race with categories that include 115km, for P250, 55 km for P200, 20km fun ride for P100 with P50 discounted for ladies, juniors and youth registrations.

01 Apr 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The concomitant issues of sports awards and deserving recipients have yet again come to the fore this year.

On Wednesday, 3rd April, at venue still to be announced, the Mascom Top 8 awards are envisaged to be staged but already tongues are wagging over the nominees list.

01 Apr 2019

By Oratile Otsetswe

Sport in Botswana knows no gender boundaries as women take, with much vigour than ever before, leadership positions in different sport administration codes.

01 Apr 2019

By Anita Rannoba

It is not yet clear what the Botswana Defence Force XI Sporting Club (BDF XI SC) is up to in terms of inclusivity.

Following the dismissal of former head coach Anderson Phiri, the team is said to be on the verge of changing their structure to an all army technical team.

01 Apr 2019

By Mpho Kuhlmann

01 Apr 2019

With the historic Botswana Democratic Party national congress that is bringing infamy to Kang only a few short days away, a curious class of members in either faction is planning to not only attend the congress but also vote. However, there is one little really big problem: not every card-carrying member of the party qualifies to vote.

01 Apr 2019

It’s Kang or nothing, we are being told.

The question though is what’s next after Kang?

Kang, a tiny, dusty and sleepy village in the southern tip of the Kgalagadi has become synonymous to an albatross hanging around the neck of a nation.

In the overall scheme of things, except for its overly proud people, Kang as a place really has no claim to fame.

01 Apr 2019

For Zimbabwe’s rulers, Tropical Cyclone Idai is the best thing that has yet happened to them since they wrestled power from Robert Mugabe.

The cyclone unwittingly directed international attention and sympathy on the devasted people of Zimbabwe whose leaders were only too glad to stand up in the glare of worldwide media in mock helplessness.

01 Apr 2019

The Voice newspaper of the 25th January 2019 carried an interview with former President Ian Khama in which he told its correspondent, one Sharon Mathala,  that politics was never his chosen career path, that he had chosen another life for himself after the BDF and that he had personally sacrificed a lot to rule this country.

01 Apr 2019

Statistics show that Bofinet, the country’s leading fibre network provider and its existing competitors still have a lot of ground left to cover before the country can be anywhere near to being fully connected to internet.

And that is not all.

01 Apr 2019

By Shirley Segokgo

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders.

And he will be called Mokgweetsi (Driver), Eric (Ruler), Keabetswe(it is given to me), Masisi (Meticulous, Circumspect).

Of the greatness his government and peace there will be no end.

01 Apr 2019

By Richard Moleofe

In the past years retired soldiers never looked with any anticipation toward the beginning of any financial year. But the current president has brought in some glimmer of hope into the dark pit where these men remain at the moment.

25 Mar 2019

The Commander of Botswana Defence Force Lt. General Placid Segokgo last week deployed military assets including armoured tanks and personnel in key strategic in anticipation of a coup against President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s government.

25 Mar 2019

The taxman was this week dialling up the pressure against Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Duma Boko and Tati East Legislator Samson Guma Moyo who are still reeling from their recent raids and investigations on tax issues.

25 Mar 2019

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

The Minister of Defense, Justice and Security Shaw Kgathi has distanced the government from prior plans to purchase Gripens fighter jets for the Botswana Defense Force (BDF).

25 Mar 2019

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Duma Boko’s luxury BMW with personalised South African licence plates has been registered under a company owned by SA-Indian tycoons with a shady business record, Sunday Standard investigations have revealed. 

25 Mar 2019

BY MOSIDI MOKAEYA

Chairperson of Khwedom Council - an organisation that advocates for protection of the San identity - Banyatsi Salutu is calling for ancestoral intervention to overcome the vexed diamond conflict.

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