Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Portia Ngwako

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One game to rule them all

Chiefs and Rollers to meet in league decider The Botswana Football Association (BFA) confirmed this week that the controversial play-off title decider to crown last...

Kwambala cup is back

The 3rd annual Kwambala Charity Tournament and Family Fun Day will be held this Saturday at Area W Grounds in Francistown. Activities for the day...

Road-block crash claims four lives

Four passengers burnt to death at Dibete Police road-block when a combi they were travelling in burst into flames after it was hit from...

Lister Boleseng releases new album

Ten years after the release of his first album, Life’s Journey, Lister Boleseng has finally released a follow-up album, which he has called Moratiso...

Thebe targets world title

It seems incredible to think that Olympic-qualifier and recently crowned 400m Africa champion, Baboloki Thebe, 19, only took up athletics three years ago. Back then,...

Bobonong and Matshekge dominate chess festival

Bobonong Secondary School (BSS) and Matshekge Hill Senior School were crowned this year's Mater Spei College Chess Festival champions. The four-day festival, which concluded on...

Young zebras’ day of reckoning

U/17's Take on Namibia in CAF Qualifier Botswana’s under 17 boys football team host Namibia in Lobatse on Saturday in the second leg of their...

Choppies pledge to reward successful Olympians

Choppies Superstore has promised to financially reward any athletes from Team Botswana who manage to win a medal at this year's Olympic Games in...

Thebe is Junior sports person of the year

Botswana’s 400m runner Baboloki Thebe has been named Regional African Union Sports Awards Junior Male Sports Person of the year. The awards were hosted by...

Butler unhappy with referee

Zebras Head Coach Peter Butler has expressed disappointment with the refereeing standard in the COSAFA Castle Cup finals against South Africa. The Zebras were the...

Gaborone open chess championship underway

Kalahari Associates Botswana coughs up P26 000 Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) Gaborone Open Chess Championship will be held in Tlokweng over the weekend. The tournament that...

Shot in the arm

BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION TO FUND WOMEN IN POLITICS The British High Commission will fund nationwide training for women active in politics, as well as those...

Flying high

A DREAM COME TRUE Growing up, Mmoloki Morapedi wanted to be a pilot but unfortunately could not make it to the aviation school as he...

Unfairly dismissed

Dewet Drilling employees cry foul Twenty seven Dewet Drilling employees who were retrenched last Friday have sought the intervention of Department of Labour as they...

Vultures to compete in Africa cup 1b tournament

The Botswana National Rugby team The Vultures left the country this morning to compete in the Africa Cup 1B tournament in Monastir Tunisia. The squad...

Zebras knock Warriors out of COSAFA

The Zebras galloped into the semi-finals after knocking the hosts and defending champions, Namibia, out of the COSAFA Castle Cup last night in Windhoek. With...

Botswana basketball teams off to Zimbabwe

Botswana under 18 basketball national teams left the country this Wednesday to compete in the Zone 6 championship to be held in Harare Zimbabwe...

Zebras limp off to COSAFA

Disrupted Preparations Harm Zebras Chances A few weeks ago, Voice Sport asked ‘What’s Going On?’ as local football in the country plunged into confusion and...

ZAC Turns to volleyball

*Millionaire sponsors Dynamites with P150 000 His passion for sports in general is unmatched. After recently ending his relationship with Gaborone United Football Club Nicholas...

Kalahari 237km cycling challenge this weekend

The Gem Diamond Kalahari will host its 10th cycling challenge this Saturday in Lekgolobotlo. The challenge has attracted more than 300 cyclists. The main sponsors...

Mokonie’s sedition case judgement set for August

Lobatse High Court acting Judge, Justice Jennifer Dube set August 26th as judgment day for Outsa Mokone’s sedition case. On Wednesday Judge Dube heard arguments...

Botswana karate team wins big

Botswana Karate team brought home an impressive 75 medals from last weekend's Zone 6 championships, held in Harare, Zimbabwe. The team, which comprised of 44...

BAC Partners With Chobe Holdings

Botswana Accountancy College (BAC) this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Chobe Holdings which has vast interests in the tourism industry to facilitate...

Maun to host ‘Re Ba Bona Ha’ rugby festival

Maun Puppies Rugby Club are holding their annual Re Ba Bona Ha Rugby festival at the town’s Matshwane Primary School tomorrow (Saturday June 4). The...

Son, 21, hacks father to death

A 21-year old man is in police custody for the murder of his father following a long standing family feud that turned tragic last...

Business Botswana Northern Trade Fair 2016

Business Botswana 22nd Northern Trade Fair was officially opened this morning by BTCL Managing Director Paul Taylor. The fair is held in Francistown and this...

The country’s soccer legend

Piro hangs his soccer boots Seasoned soccer star Pontsho Moloi, affectionately known as Piro, has decided to hang up his football boots after a long, distinguished...

Son, 21, hacks father to death

A  21-year old man is in police custody for the murder of his father following a long standing family feud that turned tragic last...

Fatal intervention

Boy killed for trying to stop a fight A 17- year old boy from Molepolole lost his life last week after a fatal stabbing whilst trying...

BIUST to host maths and science festival

In their effort to stimulate interest in Mathematics and Science subjects, Botswana International University of Science Technology (BIUST) will host a festival under the...

Stanbic Enhances International Trade

Stanbic Bank Botswana launched transregional banking last week to make it easy for businesses to make transactions beyond the continent without limits. The bank says...

Olopeng sets standard for Miss Botswana

Minister of Youth Sport and Culture Thapelo Olopeng says the prize for Miss Botswana will strictly be a house and a car. He made the...

Ditshupo dominates Mascom Top 8 awards

Township Rollers Captain, Maano Ditshupo, went home P80 000.00 richer last night after scooping two awards at the 5th edition of the Mascom Top...

Bocodol students forced to write wrong exam

With futures potentially at stake, writing exams can be a stressful, nerve-wrecking time. For unfortunate Business students of Francistown’s Botswana College of Distance and Open...

Missing woman found dead

Broadhurst police are investigating a case in which a 34 year old Ledumang woman was found dead near a Glen Valley sewage pond. The woman...

Disgruntled teams to form new league

Discontented Botswana Premier League teams opposed to the reversal of a judgement against Township Rollers by the National Disciplinary Committee (NDC) on Friday are...

NDC nullifies judgement against Rollers

The National Disciplinary Committee (NDC) have overturned a decision by the Botswana Premier League Disciplinary Committee (BPL DC) to deduct points from Township Rollers. An...

On the verge of premier pride

Top flight beckons for either Ecco or Boys Francistown giants Ecco City Greens are just 90 minutes away from rejoining the elite of Botswana football. An...

Silent success

Turning deaf has not deterred the remarkable Shirley Keoagile from following her dreams – instead it has spurred her on to greatness. Born in Kanye...

Bogus DIS agent on the run

Botswana Democratic Party activist, Tapologo Mokoka, who allegedly went into hiding last week after swindling a Kenyan woman of P40 000 is still on...