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WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY CELEBRATED

Last weekend journalists and media practitioners untied in song, dance and speeches to mark the World Press Freedom Day celebrations in Francistown. The theme for...

COPS SHOOT AND WOUND BUSINESSMAN

A Francistown businessman, Oratile Sankoloba is nursing a bullet wound to his leg. Sankoloba, 31 was shot by a police officer at Tati Siding...

MOROKO SETS NEW COSSASA RECORD

NEW XADE SENSATION SCOOPS THREE MEDALS 16 year old Galefele Moroko has set a new record in COSSASA games held in Zimbabwe last week. Young upcoming athlete...

WANNA’ BE A SOLDIER WHEN YOU GROW UP?

Flags waved, hands clapped, kids screamed, soldiers galloped on horses and shots rang out whilst parents were advised to hold onto their children. It...

SIX APPEAL

HALF A DOZEN REASONS WHY CHIEFS MIGHT FEAR BDF XI Chiefs will hope that six ain’t nothing but a number when they face the BDF...

DIAMOND-STUDDED BAILOUT FOR CASH-STRAPPED DIV ONE TEAMS

For the past seven years Tonota FC chairman MaokanengBontshetsehas been running thesoccer team from his own pocket. But now he hopes those days are gone,...

KARATE KID KICKS ASS

Botswana’s original Karate Kid Oratile Caiphus has three words of advice for aspiring karatekas. Don’t eat chilli. “It kills your stamina,” he warns. Twenty-four year old...

AMOS RECEIVES A BOOST

Botswana’s 400m Olympic Silver medalist Nijel Amos is the latest local athlete to benefit from the Olympic Solidarity Athlete Support grant. The scholarship covers...

WHO IS BOBBY SHILLINDE?

UK based Zebras hopeful was a fake April Fool’s day came early for Botswana Football Association, local promoters, the media and football supporters this year....

ZCC PASTOR SLAUGHTERS WIFE ON SUNDAY

A 48- year- old ZCC pastor of Molalatau village has been accused of killing his wife. Man of the cloth, Isaac Selomo, 42 allegedly slit...

OLDM RE-LAUNCHES ETHICS HOTLINE

Orapa Letlhakane Damtsha Mines re-launched their ethics hotline this week under the theme ‘don’t support it, report it’. This is a toll free number which...

BOCCIM FACILITATES BUDGET REVIEW IN FRANCISTOWN

Botswana Confederation of Commerce Industry and Manpower (BOCCIM) held their annual budget review this week in Francistown. Every year following the budget speech the north...

VICTIMS BURIED AS COPS PROBE ACCIDENT

THREE people lost their lives whilst others were fighting over tins of baked beans and sweets when a van and a CA Sales truck...

FLOODS WRECK HAVOC IN NATA

A Three-year-old boy, Tshotlego Kabana drowned in a pool of water at Gubukabakhwe cattle post near Nata last week amidst floods that left at...

LAID TO REST

Respected Police X1 player, Mathews buried Former Police X1 and Wonder Sporting left back Enaganeng Mbukutu Matthews has been laid to rest. Mathews was buried at...

NEW YEAR HORROR

A 30- year- old Francistown woman has been remanded in custody after she recently set Area S military garrison barracks in on fire. The Pandagala...

SAXOPHONE BLOWER

AN ARTIST WITH A BIG HEART For many years, award winning local jazz saxophonist and Botswana Defence Force band veteran, Lister Boleseng well known for Maikutlo...

RED ALERT

GU looks to frog-leap Chiefs at the summit Tafic Sporting club will this weekend travel to Molepolole Sports Stadium to play on form Gaborone United...

SANGOMA TO SUE CENTRE CHIEFS

He claims club owe him P87 500 for muti The traditional doctor, who claims to have supplied Mochudi Centre Chiefs with the muti that helped...

WE DON’T LIKE CRICKET……WE LOVE IT!

The game of cricket first played in England in the 16th century, has recently gained popularity in Botswana at grassroots level. Since its introduction to...

TAFIC COURTS LIMPING BMC

After suffering their first defeat this season against Gunners Tafic Sporting Club will this Saturday travel to Lobatse stadium to play Botswana Meat Commission...

BTA DISAPPOINT

Francistown Open tournament organizers were let down by Botswana Tennis Association after they agreed to sponsor the games and withdrew at the last minute. Speaking...

WHERE IS THE MONEY?

Francistown Regional Football Association (FRAFA) Vice Chairman Bongani Thomola is said to have disappeared with P1000 prize which was supposed to have been used...

GU HELD TO A DRAW

Gaborone United’s 100 % percent start to the 2012/13 be Mobile Premier League came to an end on Wednesday afternoon in Francistown. Newly promoted...

SICK STUDENT COMMITS SUICIDE

A form five student of Matshekge Hill Senior School Motswedi Boitshwarelo, 21 who hanged himself after a long illness was laid to rest at...

ANYONE FOR TENNIS?

Francistown to host Open Tennis Tournament over the holiday weekend The Botswana Tennis Association will hold its 5th Open Tennis Tournament in Francistown this weekend. Over...

ANOTHER DRAW FOR POPA

Township Rollers registered their second consecutive draw this season after playing to a1-all draw against Ecco City Greens on Wednesday night at Francistown stadium....

UNHOLY TRINITY

Church Bishop caught in a love triangle The Arch Bishop of St Philips Faith Healing Church in Palapye, Sidney Setilo,37 recently landed in court over...

DEFILEMENT SUSPECT LAID TO REST

42-year- old George Mongwa who last week committed suicide after being accused of defiling and impregnating his 13- year- old step daughter was laid...

ORAPA UNITED LAUNCHED

Orapa teams have finally seen though their initiative of merging together all the teams in Boteti to form one solid club that will challenge...

BOTSWANA’S 18 YEAR OLD MILLIONAIRE

London 2012 800m silver medalist Nijel Amos has continued to cash in with his new found fame. The Marobela born sprinter has instantly become...

LITTLE MISS TAP-TAP

Tricky-girl “JJ” sends a warning 12 year old Jeniffer ‘JJ’ Mokoka from Marapong village in North East has been selected for national Under 23 team...

AWAITING THE HERO’S RETURN

When Nijel Amos returns to Botswana he is sure of a hero’s welcome. But the biggest cheer of all is likely to come from...

MY TRIP TO LONDON 2012

I never had much to say when we had to write those compositions at school about an exciting journey made in the holidays. Now...

FINAL SUCCESS

AMOS OFF TO USA AFTER OLYMPICS The youngest member of team Botswana Nijel ‘Zoro’ Amos has revealed to Voice Sport that after the Olympics he...

WHO IS TO BLAME?

Botswana National Olympic Committee Chief Executive Officer Tuelo Serufho said no one is to be blamed for the absence of Amantle Montsho’s coach at...

PROMOTING PEACE THROUGH SPORTS

Botswana Defence Force 2 Infantry Brigade hosted Zimbabwe National Army in sports bilateral games over the weekend. BDF won in only two sports codes...

THE NORTH/SOUTH DIVIDE

Ecco set to make history on Sunday Ecco City Greens will be out to make history this Sunday when they take on a wounded Township...

GHETTO GROUP TOP PRESIDENTIAL AWARDS

Local traditional group Bana Bana Ba Ntogwa did the Ghetto proud when they scooped position one during the recent Presidential Arts Awards. Formed by the...

TERRIBLE SEASON FOR TAFIC

Chairman discusses the difficulties of running the club Frustrated Tafic Sporting Club Chairman Humphrey Nawa summed up his club’s performance in the 2011/12 season in...