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24 Jun 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

Former Botswana Cricket Association (BCA) chief executive officer (CEO), Girish Ramakrishna, has been re-elected as the development officer in the Africa Cricket Association (ACA).

24 Jun 2019

BY ANITA RANNOBA

Just a season after giving clubs the responsibility to do their own ticketing for matches, the Botswana Premier League (BPL) has taken back the ticketing responsibility.

This allegedly comes after the BPL Secretariat encountered some problems with how the clubs conducted their game ticketing.

24 Jun 2019

Concerns that the next season of the Premier League may be under threat are mounting as the Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) is under pressure to ensure compliance with the findings of the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) regarding its breach of standard financial procedures.

24 Jun 2019

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

The Botswana National Olympics Committee (BNOC) target of raising P2.5 million for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games through an SMS campaign launched in April has taken off to a dull reception.

24 Jun 2019

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

Enduring in high intensity sports and increased competitive pressure make some athletes drop out of sports with shattered hopes and dreams due to burnout.

24 Jun 2019

Our political leaders are too far taken in by the spell-binding fantasies of a little, make-belief world that they live in.

And at least for now, they are not ready to face up to the real world.

Judgement hour is coming - fairly soon. And big decisions need to be taken, pretty fast!

24 Jun 2019

Zimbabwe’s political woes and economic problems will not end until or unless the power elite recognizes the difference between public service and being employed.

The rot will not end until politicians and civil servants stop pretending that there are shortcuts to economic recovery and that political tranquility can be achieved in a politically and economically divided state.

24 Jun 2019

Globally Men, who have sex with Men (MSM), continue to bear a high burden of HIV infection. In Africa, same sex behaviors have been largely neglected by HIV research, but the results from recent studies indicate the widespread existence of MSM groups across Africa and high rates of infection with Botswana not being an exception.

24 Jun 2019

The inordinate allocation of land to applicants for various uses ranging from  residential, commercial, industrial to other uses is a serious blight to Botswana's economic development agenda. The delay of allocation is a ticking time bomb that should be diffused without any further delay.

24 Jun 2019

By Richard Moleofe

19 Jun 2019

BY CALISTUS BOSALETSWE

17 Jun 2019

The opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has asked Bridgette Motsepe Radebe for R100 million, 200 000 t-shirts, branded vehicles and top South African musicians for their 2019 elections campaign, the Sunday Standard investigations have revealed.

17 Jun 2019

Former President Lt Gen Ian Khama was this week nursing a bruised ego after his cousin and King of the richest tribe in Africa, Kgosi Leruo Tshekedi Molotlegi turned down his lunch invitation, refused to give him VIP escort and spurned his request to fund the newly formed Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF).

17 Jun 2019

The South African government has withdrawn the VIP escort they have been providing to former President Lt Gen Ian Khama whenever he visited the country.

17 Jun 2019

BY ARNOLD LETSHOLO

The Assistant Minister of Tertiary Education, Research Science and Technology, Mosieraele Goya has assured the albinism society that the Botswana government will ratify the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities this year.

17 Jun 2019

The Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) has reportedly launched an investigation into allegations that millions of Pula have been siphoned from a company in which the Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) invested millions.

According to information reaching the Sunday Standard, Kromberg Schubert Botswana has been swindled more than P40 million by some of its employees.

17 Jun 2019

Gamodubu residents are worried that the landfill in their vicinity poses a health hazard.

Residents have every reason to be concerned since the landfill does not adhere to the requirements of the Waste Management Act, the Guidelines for the Disposal of Waste and the attendant operational manual as observed by the Office of the Auditor General.

17 Jun 2019

An industry estimate by Akin Mobile – a South African based company that provides phone carriers and their customers’ caller ID and call blocking technology says almost twenty five (25) percent of all cell-phone calls to Botswana in 2020 will come from scammers.

17 Jun 2019

Scores of HIV patients’ may find themselves without ARV drugs following a court application that may disrupt supply of the life saving drugs.

A number of companies that supply the government with Anti-Retroviral Drugs (ARVs) have approached the High Court seeking an interdict against the Central Medical Stores (CMS).

17 Jun 2019

The Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sports and Culture Development paid rental fees while some of the buildings it intended to occupy were still undergoing construction.

In some instances the Ministry paid rental fees without having signed lease agreements documents seen by Sunday Standardhave revealed.

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