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Chakalisa Dube
  • Poor business plans overwhelm CEDA

    Francistown mayor, Godisang Radisigo told councillors that the problem has been traced back to an over-reliance on consultants by those seeking funding. What is even more worrying to Radisigo is that the consultants charge exorbitant fees for their...

  • Second primary school for Gerald Estates

    For years, Gerald residents have been pleading with the government to build primary schools in their locality. Their argument was that the current primary school is overwhelmed by the high number of registered learners. Gerald is one of the...

  • BMWU goes ahead with lawsuit against gov’t

    The union’s suit will be against the Ministry of Minerals Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security (MMGE), which is the department’s parent.In the first week of October, BMWU filed a notice to MMGE declaring intentions to go to court after...

  • BPF tight-lipped on Butale hearing

    Butale is facing sexual harassment charges against a student party activist. His hearing was supposed to be in May this year. The hearing was then postponed to July, 2021. In July, the party postponed the hearing indefinitely. Butale would later be...

  • Makwala Stadium construction begins

    “The long-awaited construction of the Tutume Mini-Stadium has finally kick-started. Work has been progressing well behind the scenes as evidenced by the recent engagement of two contractors who won the tender to undertake construction works for the...

  • BFA NEC member loses R100,000 in SA

    According to sources, a female driver who works for COSAFA stole Ncube’s bank card and used it to make purchases worth R116,113.57 (about P85,000). Part of the money was a contingency allowance for the team. The matter was reported to the South...

  • Danoher Employees Welcome Voluntary Separation

    Two months ago, Competition and Consumer Authority (CCA) ruled that there should be no job losses when PPC Aggregate sell its ownership to Danoher.However, Danoher was not prevented from implementing voluntary retrenchment or separation arrangements....

  • No date set for UDC's unity retreat

    The retreat was supposed to be held during the first week of August but was postponed indefinitely owing to COVID-19 restrictions. This week the coalition's spokesperson Moeti Mohwasa told Mmegi that the party is yet to come up with a suitable...

  • BFA Decides Against Setete's Contract Renewal

    Setete will leave together with the association’s finance manager Thabiso Kebotsamang following the non-renewal of their employment contracts. “It is true his (Setete) contract has not been renewed as such he will leave the employ of the FA on...

  • PASSOBO Ushers In New Leadership

    The new president is Tshepo Maferaka who won against Thuso Rasetapa. Maferaka beat Rasetapa with nine votes to five. The former president, Titus Letshwiti was contesting for the position of public relations officer but lost by nine votes to five to...

  • Sweet FDN Debut For Chadibe North

    The match was played at the old Francistown Stadium before a cheerful home crowd. Chadibe looked more assured for the entire match thanks to the vast experience that they had against their opponents.The hosts boasted several former premier league...

  • Opposition ready for constitutional reform

    Last week President Mokgweetsi Masisi appointed a constitutional review advisory team for the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP). The four-man committee’s sole mandate will be to advise the party prior to its submissions to the commission that...

  • Masitaoka Through To FA Cup Semis

    Despite winning the clash 3-1, Masitaoka struggled against a Calendar Stars side that has not played any competitive match in nearly two years. Olebile’s side also lacked cohesion in the first 45 minutes. Only forward Patrick Kaunda looked lively...

  • Teachers Struggle Under Heavy Debt

    Oitsile was speaking at the launch of the union’s financial wellness clinic here on Friday.Through the financial wellness clinic, the union intends to empower its members with the tools and resources needed for them to make healthy financial...

  • Pilikwe United Honour Oris

    The ground is now known as the 'Oris Radipotsane Sports Complex'. The unveiling of the name was done over the weekend and coincided with Radipotsane's wedding ceremony, which was also in Pilikwe. "It is a great thing to be honoured...

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