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KNYSA- THE SCENIC PLACE WHERE GOD WOULD CHOOSE TO LIVE

KNYSA- THE SCENIC PLACE WHERE GOD WOULD CHOOSE TO LIVE

Jul. 30 | Hidden within the beauty of the Garden Route, in South Africa’s Western Cape and regarded as a place where God would choose to live by Nelson Mandela in his book, Conversations with myself” is a little paradise known as Knysna. KNYSNA HEADS: The most...

QUEST TO VISIT HIS GRANNY LANDS MAN IN JAIL

QUEST TO VISIT HIS GRANNY LANDS MAN IN JAIL

Jul. 27 | SORRY: Nqobile Sibanda A Zimbabwean national, who broke into a tuck-shop and stole goods worth more than P1 000 in a bid to raise bus fare to visit his ailing granny, landed in hot soup when he was on Monday slapped with a two-year jail term. Remorseful...

IS IT FANI OR SEBEGO?

IS IT FANI OR SEBEGO?

Jul. 27 | FACE TO FACE: Fani takes on Sebego this weekend Battle lines are once more drawn in the football community. For the second time after the fierce battle between Phillip Makgalemele and David Fani another big football battle will divide the country this...

LIVING IN PAIN

LIVING IN PAIN

Jul. 27 | HURTING: Setho Diwanga Woman with a balloon stomach tells her ordeal A bulging stomach has left a 30- year -old woman from Boseja in Maun bedridden and hopeless as no help seems to be in sight. Setho Diwanga’s problem started last year in January after...

PROMOTING PEACE THROUGH SPORTS

PROMOTING PEACE THROUGH SPORTS

Jul. 27 | SPORTS IN ARMS: ZNA proving their endurance Botswana Defence Force 2 Infantry Brigade hosted Zimbabwe National Army in sports bilateral games over the weekend. BDF won in only two sports codes volleyball and netball while ZNA won endurance, football to...

MAN ABUSED BY GIRLFRIEND COMMITS SUICIDE

MAN ABUSED BY GIRLFRIEND COMMITS SUICIDE

Jul. 27 | IN PAIN: Sanga Police in Maun are investigating the death of a 26- year- old man from Shashe ward whose lifeless body was found hanging from his roof rafters last week. Nyamadhoa Kavuro did not leave a suicide note but speculations have been rife among...

FNBB SUPPORTS AGRICULTURE

FNBB SUPPORTS AGRICULTURE

Jul. 27 | First National Bank of Botswana (FNBB) is committed to helping farmers in Botswana thrive by offering innovative solutions designed to help them manage the production, marketing and incidental risks associated with a farming business. LEADING A HELPING...

THE CASH DUO

THE CASH DUO

Jul. 27 | This could perhaps be the hottest team to ever grace our local screens, both in looks and television appeal. The duo of Pako “Pacman” Matlhare and the stunning Thamani Thote will grace local screens every Tuesday evening to present the popular ‘Voice...

PUBLISHING AT THE AMAZON- THE JOURNEY SO FAR

PUBLISHING AT THE AMAZON- THE JOURNEY SO FAR

Jul. 27 | As you know from previous columns, I’ve published three books in my Kate Gomolemo Mysteries series at Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) at Amazon. This is free to do except for whatever costs you might incur for editing your manuscript and hiring a book...

JWANENG MINE STILL CLOSED

JWANENG MINE STILL CLOSED

Jul. 27 | Mining activities at the Jwaneng Mine have been stopped until investigations into last month’s fatal accident are complete. The mines General Manager Balisi Bonyongo told a media briefing  last Friday that until the cause of the June 29 tragedy...

SNAKE HANDLING TRAINING ABANDONED

SNAKE HANDLING TRAINING ABANDONED

Jul. 27 | YES Sir: Youth at ease with soldiers The Ministry of Youth and Culture has ordered soldiers to abandon the snake handling training, which was due for the young people who are gathered in Kang village under the Youth Empowerment scheme (YES). The Deputy...

NWDC BANKRUPT

NWDC BANKRUPT

Jul. 27 | PLEADING: Molonda North West District Council is having serious cash flow problems and this has forced the Chairman Lathang Molonda to plead with councillors to come up with ways that can help them in generating more revenue.
Molonda told a special...

OBESITY IN CHILDREN

OBESITY IN CHILDREN

Jul. 27 | WHAT PARENTS SHOULD KNOW Parents born in village setup will agree with me that eating healthy is by “default”. By this I mean that there are no fast foods outlets at their door step.  So whether you like it or not you will have to prepare a meal...

STANBIC SUPPORTS Y-CARE

STANBIC SUPPORTS Y-CARE

Jul. 27 | Stanbic Bank Botswana Staff and Management took time during the Presidents Holiday to raise funds for Charity through the Y-Care Makgadikgadi Pans Walk. WALKING FOR CHARITY: Stanbic staff The Stanbic Bank 14 member team participated in the 110km charity...

SEX PEST ON TRIAL

SEX PEST ON TRIAL

Jul. 27 | ACCUSSED: Sumer Chad Pakistani man accused of abusing  9 -year-old girls A Pakistani man accused of sexually abusing two primary schoolgirls by inserting his penis between their thighs has pleaded not guilty to the charge. 42-year- old Sumer Chad, denied...

GUNNERS’ CRUCIAL INDABA

GUNNERS’ CRUCIAL INDABA

Jul. 27 | TROUBLED WATERS: Gunners Most residents of Lobatse and surrounding areas agree that there are only three institutions in Lobatse that make up that town. The three are the old High Court, Sbrana Psychiatric Hospital and of course Extension Gunners Football...

BNSC DISPPOINTED WITH GOVT

BNSC DISPPOINTED WITH GOVT

Jul. 27 | NOT MINCING WORDS: Reikeletseng The unavailability of the National stadium and the closure of the Lobatse stadium is of great concern to the Botswana National Sports Council. Giving a Chairman’s report Solly Reikeletse expressed his disappointment...

ORANGE-UPENN PARTNERSHIP COMES OF AGE

ORANGE-UPENN PARTNERSHIP COMES OF AGE

Jul. 27 | Orange Botswana this week celebrated more than four years of its involvement in the provision of m-health services at Consumer Fair 2012.  Since February 2009 Orange has embarked on a project with Botswana-UPenn Partnership to provide a mobile health...

RUNNING SCARED

RUNNING SCARED

Jul. 27 | 37-year- old Samora Motlhagodi Man who questioned Khama fears for his safety… A man who publicly questioned President Ian Khama ‘s decision to pardon soldiers that were convicted for murder has expressed serious fears for his life. 37-year-...

CHILLIN OUT 27.07.2012

CHILLIN OUT 27.07.2012

Jul. 27 | KHAMA’S SWAGGER President Ian Khama is not well known for accessorizing. The only thing that H.E is known to carry is his afro hair pick. Well the number one citizen has added a bracelet to his collection. It is a fine looking piece of art and it looks...