Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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Burning Passion

Serial arsonist strikes again, killing ex-girlfriend's mother. His other victims still hospitalised. He was on bail for a similar offence. Burning property seems to be...

Spring Invasion

Francistowners will welcome spring in style this Friday at club Lagos in the Ghetto Spring Invasion. The show will feature DJ Oats, Star-Luu, Mokgoro 05...

Colour run returns

The Ghetto’s edition of the Botswana colour run takes place this Saturday at the Francistown club. The event starts at 7:30am and is scheduled to...

The Josh is in town

Lizard Entertainment Club is the place to be this Friday to witness the performance of The Josh DJ from South Africa. Talented and highly respected,...

Legally Political

Advocate Morgan Moseki, a Francistown based prominent lawyer and politician is a late starter in his legal career. After discovering his potential at a later...

Trash money

When people drink milk or juice and throw away the empty boxes, Segomotso Kanyama recycles them to make money. The 54-year-old Serowe-born Kanyama makes sun...

The end is near

BMC consider shutting down Ftown plant Govt owe BMC P93 million Despite reducing their labour force by up to 50 per cent in a desperate...

‘I’d rather die than return to BDP’ says PPP

The former Member of Parliament (MP) for Tonota, Pono Moatlhodi has quashed rumours he is set to return to the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP),...

Family escapes inferno

Kutlwano police are investigating a case in which six family members survived a raging inferno after their two bedroomed house was reduced to ashes...

Irate farmer demands P56, 000 for poisoned cows

An incensed farmer from Tlhalogang lands near Borolong has accused his neighbour of deliberately poisoning and ultimately killing six of his prized cows. 41-year-old Otukile...

Champs Botswana adopt Pandagala JSS

Champs Botswana have committed to sponsoring the award for Pandagala Junior Secondary School’s best performing Form Three student every year for the next five...

Jumbo express opens

Francistown's Blue Jacket Street was a hive of activity last Thursday as Jumbo Express retail outlet officially opened its doors for business. Amid the jubilation,...

Francistown to host 50km marathon

As part of Botswana’s 50 years of independence celebrations, this Sunday Fyne Productions will host The Great Botswana Francistown marathon. The aim of the marathon...

Your vote matters!

OYEBO address voting apathy amongst the youth The Organisation for Youth and Elections in Botswana (OYEBO) held workshops in Francistown over the weekend to sensitise...

The telecoms maestro

Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited Chief Operating Officer Anthony Oabona Masunga, who is currently the interim Managing Director of the corporation is a man on...

Clash of Dj’s

Lizard Entertainment is the place to be next Saturday to witness the battle of local DJs. The city’s DJ Colastraw will be performing along side...

10 Ghetto live bands show

Francistowners are looking forward to the upcoming 10 Ghetto Live Bands show which will be held at Selepa Farm next week Saturday. The show that...

Student, 17 charged with murder

A form three student at Mokgalo Junior Secondary School in Lecheng appeared before Palapye Magistrate Court on Tuesday, charged with the murder of his...

Naledi Shines at Africa Championships

Woman Candidate Master (WCM), Naledi Marape, had by Wednesday, won her three games out of possible nine at the ongoing Africa Junior Chess Championships...

Amos to relocate to USA

Botswana’s 2012 Olympic silver medalist, Nijel Amos, says he will not let bitter memories of the just ended Rio Olympics stand on the way...

The storm is over

Rollers restore pride following a season of discontent Township Rollers' BeMobile Premier league championship as given their supporters something to shout about again after a...

Chess academy officially opened

Botswana Sport Commission Chairman Solly Reikeletseng has commended International Master Boikhutso Mudongo for contributing in sport development by establishing chess kids’ academy. When officially opening...

Soldier commits suicide

Police have confirmed the death of a Sir Seretse Khama Barracks soldier, who was last week found hanging from a tree opposite Mogoditshane Senior...

BURS Going Digital

Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) officially launched their e-services to the business community in Gaborone this week. Speaking at the launch, BURS representative Tumelo Komane...

May the best man win

Close Race Expected In BFA Presidential Elections This Saturday represents D-Day for the three Botswana Football Association (BFA) Presidential candidates, with elections for the coveted...

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...