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Chakalisa Dube
  • UDC NEC meeting highly-charged

    It is alleged that leading to the weekend National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Palapye both the Botswana People’s Party (BPP) and Botswana National Front (BNF) had caucused and agreed that the BCP should be expelled from the coalition. The...

  • Saleshando hardens tone against Boko

    In his speech at the party’s leadership forum in Palapye on Saturday, the BCP president was clear that the outcome of the next UDC National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting billed for May 21, could potentially be the last for the BCP in the UDC....

  • BDP leaders fight over suspended activist

    Bateng was slapped with a suspension by the party sometime last year after it emerged that he is facing defilement charges. He was suspended from taking part in official party duties until he cleared his name and is to stand trial before the...

  • BPF dismantles disciplinary body

    Butale was slapped with a suspension pending a disciplinary hearing early last year, but to this day he is yet to undergo a hearing. He was suspended for allegedly sexually violating a student party activist. But he denies any wrongdoing.The party...

  • TAFIC closer to lowest point

    Matjimenyenga have in recent years been alternating between the Premier League and the FDN but this time around they are on the brink of being dumped to the regional league, the lowest point in the club's rich history.Should TAFIC go down to the...

  • Nico in final push for promotion

    Second-placed Eleven Angels have managed 29 points from 17 matches. A victory for Nico United on Saturday will mean that the Selebi-Phikwe side need only four points in their last two matches to attain an unassailable lead and win promotion to the...

  • Minister proposes stringent tertiary education regulation

    Letsholathebe was among the key speakers at the Botswana Teacher Union's Tertiary Sector Day in Francistown over the weekend. The event was themed ‘a building block towards a knowledge economy’.His sentiments come at a time when tertiary...

  • Angels coach upbeat despite FA Cup defeat

    Angels surrendered an early first half lead to lose 2-1 in an encounter that was played at the Obed Itani Chilume Stadium over the weekend. "We matched our opponents for the better part of the match. We were just unlucky not to win the match or...

  • UDC condemns BCP approach to cooperation talks

    This is despite the fact the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has indicated that it will make its individual submissions at the forum. The forum, which is made up of the Alliance for Progressive (AP), Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) and the UDC is tasked...

  • Nam, Bots AFCON bid talks going well - Rakgare

    A delegation from Namibia was recently in the country to discuss finer details of the bid with sources saying much ground has been covered in terms of preparations to launch the bid. “Talks with Namibia have been going very well. Both parties have...

  • Brave Warriors mull Botswana switch

    Early this year, Namibia was banned from staging international matches by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) because of the poor standard of its facilities. Namibia often staged its home matches at the Sam Nujoma Stadium but has been forced...

  • Unions urge gov't to guard against job losses

    President Mokgweetsi Masisi recently announced that government will merge some of the state-owned enterprises while others will be privatised. Masisi also announced the creation of two new ministries in a bid to boost the efficiency of his...

  • BMWU appeals CCA decision on Mupane

    Last month Canadian firm, Galane Gold announced plans to sell its shares at Mupane Mine to Hawks Mining Company Proprietary Limited "at a nominal fee". The sale is expected to be completed soon following approval by the Competition...

  • Cash-strapped BFA to stick with Mpote

    Mpote has been given the role to handle the national team on an interim basis but was reportedly keen on getting the job permanently. This week sources said talks between Mpote and the BFA in relation to a full-time contract are gathering pace....

  • Rollers to be docked points

    Popa will be docked between 12 and 15 points, a move that will hand Gaborone United the title. According to sources, an announcement will be made today. A former Botswana Football Association official will be banned from football for his role in...

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