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BDF TO THE RESCUE

BDF TO THE RESCUE

Apr. 19 | Army recruits build house for the needy INTAKE 66: BDF recruits outside Romani’s newhome. When Oponi Romani lost her firstborn son in a tragedy, she was hopeful that her second-born, Tawana Manye, would help the family when he was recruited...

LUCKY TO BE ALIVE

LUCKY TO BE ALIVE

Apr. 11 | Botswana Television (BTV) news anchor based in Kasane Onkutule Thamage is said to have attempted to commit suicide on Tuesday this week. The Morwa born man was rescued by his girlfriend and is currently recuperating at Kasane Hospital. According...

THE HONEY TRAP

THE HONEY TRAP

Apr. 11 | A group of men are gathered at Minestone in Francistown waiting for a party to get started. One of them receives a phone call that triggers a conversation about how girls like to obtain money under false pretences. As always our reporter Portia...

JOURNALIST LAID TO REST

JOURNALIST LAID TO REST

Apr. 11 | REST IN PEACE: Sakarea “Zakes” Makgapa His last words on Facebook were… “Ke emelela mo Ramokgonami but I have to be in Gabs this evening. Mme ke tagilwe ke setopoti.” (I am leaving Ramokgonami, I have to be in Gaborone this evening...

NO LICENSE BEFORE TEA

NO LICENSE BEFORE TEA

Apr. 4 |   SAFETY FIRST: Baumake Industrial Affairs Department will make it a requirement for companies to submit copies of signed Trade Effluent Agreement(TEA) for their licenses to be issued or renewed. This was said by Water Utilities Corporation SHEQ...

F/TOWN REGISTER HIGH NUMBER OF STIs

F/TOWN REGISTER HIGH NUMBER OF STIs

Mar. 21 | NOT AMUSED: Mandla Pule Francistown is leading in numbers of Sexually Transmitted Illnesses. This startling revelation was made by YOHO representative Mandla Pule during the Botswana Defence Force (BDF)  Month of Youth Against Aids Day commemoration...

THE BLAME GAME

THE BLAME GAME

Mar. 14 | TAFIC’S FUTURE OPEN TO DEBATE UNCERTAIN FUTURE: Tafic coach Darlington Dodo After Tafic let slip the latest of many ‘last chance’ encounters when they lost to city rivals Ecco City Greens last weekend, the team may well be playing only for pride...

KGALE HILL FITNESS CHALLENGE IS BACK

KGALE HILL FITNESS CHALLENGE IS BACK

Mar. 14 | FITNESS FANATIC: Maokisa Cancer Association Botswana will host its annual Kgale Hill Fitness challenge in May. The idea is to bring people together, keep them fit and also share cancer information. The race is expected to attract the country’s top men’s...

CAREER FAIR FOR ORPHANS

CAREER FAIR FOR ORPHANS

Mar. 12 | ATTENTIVE: Students at the fair Tonota Sub District Council held a career fair for vulnerable children and orphans last week  in Francistown . The fair was held under the theme ‘Promoting Access To Tertiary Education For OVC’s- Key To The Eradication...

PRIVATE SECTOR TACKLES HIV/AIDS

PRIVATE SECTOR TACKLES HIV/AIDS

Feb. 28 | FEEDBACK: Phatshwane Inter generational sex which involves older and young age contribute to high rate of HIV status. This was revealed during Botswana Coalition on AIDS (BBCA) HIV/AIDS private sector partnership forum recently in Francistown. The workshop...

TAFIC WIN POINTS WAY TO MIRACLE SAVE

TAFIC WIN POINTS WAY TO MIRACLE SAVE

Feb. 26 | Candice Molabetsi also keeps an eye on Kaunda If Tafic fans were hoping for a miracle to save their season, they might well claim to have God on their side after securing their first win in eight games last Saturday. To say that Tafic were lucky to come...

MISCELLANEOUS ADD TO TAFIC’S WOES

MISCELLANEOUS ADD TO TAFIC’S WOES

Feb. 19 | 1. Tafic2. Match Officials3. Injured players Molapi and Nyamadzawo given Fisrt Aid treatment4. Former Botswana Vice President Lt General Mompati Merafhe Miscellaneous inflicted more pain on struggling Tafic on Sunday when they defeated them 2-0 in a controversial...

MURDER SUSPECTS GRANTED BAIL

MURDER SUSPECTS GRANTED BAIL

Feb. 17 | Two police officers Atlholang Mojanki and Tshepho Nlewa have been granted bail today. The two are linked to Bokani Socks’ death. Socks went missing on the 3rd of January this year and her body remaining was discovered three weeks later. The 28 year...

YOUNG LOVER SHOOTS GIRLFRIEND

YOUNG LOVER SHOOTS GIRLFRIEND

Feb. 14 | SHOT: Kagiso Selebo00 Madiba senior school student, Kagiso Selebo,19 is battling for her life at Mahalapye hospital after she was shot six times by her jealous lover. The boyfriend and father of her two children, Morulaganyi Sebopeng also 19 years of...

MATSILOJE POWER STATION FACES CLOSURE

MATSILOJE POWER STATION FACES CLOSURE

Jan. 24 | Botswana Power Corporation is expected to close the Matsiloje emergency diesel generation power plant. This was said by Chief Training and Development Officer Moses Kesamang during Morupule Power B plant tour last week. He said the plant has 138 generators...

UB STUDENT LAID TO REST ON CHRISTMAS DAY

UB STUDENT LAID TO REST ON CHRISTMAS DAY

Dec. 27 | Gaborone United Supporters carrying Purry’s coffin Amidst cries of anguish tragic suicide victim Prudence Diphatsa was laid to rest whilst elsewhere people were opening Christmas presents. The 20-year-old UB student described as ‘humble,’ ‘ever...

TEACHER SHOT DEAD IN MATSILOJE BAR RAID

TEACHER SHOT DEAD IN MATSILOJE BAR RAID

Dec. 23 | Where the incident happened An innocent bystander was shot dead in Matsiloje last weekend when armed robbers raided the bar where he was drinking. Masunga Senior Secondary School teacher John Keletse entered the ‘Other Place’ bar just as four armed...

SUGAR DADDIES AND YOUNG GIRLS- THE SAGA CONTINUES

SUGAR DADDIES AND YOUNG GIRLS- THE SAGA CONTINUES

Dec. 13 | Our reporter Portia Ngwako heard a conversation about how Orapa miners are allegedly womanisers who engage in love affairs with students. One of the passengers received a call from her husband who is a miner and that triggered the conversation. Short...

DEBSWANA ADOPTS MOKOBOXANE PRIMARY

DEBSWANA ADOPTS MOKOBOXANE PRIMARY

Dec. 13 | In their effort to support government’s ‘Adopt-a-school programme, Orapa Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mines have adopted Mokoboxane primary school on a P2 million sponsorship. OLDM General Manager Dr Adrian Gale said the sponsorship was the first of its...

TATI-NICKEL AWARDS EMPLOYEES

TATI-NICKEL AWARDS EMPLOYEES

Dec. 6 | REWARDED: Tati Nickel employees Tati Nickel Mining Company this week awarded deserving employees for their long service and loyalty in the past ten and twenty five years. When addressing recipients, TNMC Managing Director Sergey Steshenko commended them...