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Chakalisa Dube
  • Botash share disposal to kick off

    CAH, a 100% subsidiary of the Bud Group, holds its equity in Botash alongside government which equally owns 50%. The SA firm announced plans to dispose of Botash shares late last year.This week, sources told BusinessWeek that the process to dispose...

  • Northern farmers bemoan delayed, erratic rainfall

    In September last year, the Department of Meteorological Services predicted that the country would experience good rains.The rains were to take place for the better part of December going into January this year. Farmers responded positively and...

  • I am not under pressure-Rollers coach

    He was speaking after his side surrendered a 1-0 lead to draw 1-1 against rookies Eleven Angels in an away Premier League tie at the Francistown Stadium. The 42-year-old has endured a less exciting start to his tenure at Rollers, with three draws and...

  • BCP pushes for compromise candidates

    The party will soon issue a writ for its primary elections which will be used to identify candidates for the 2024 General Election. In addition, the party is currently in talks with the Alliance for Progressives (AP) and Botswana Labour Party (BLP)...

  • Wave of optimism sweeps through TAFIC after takeover

    In the late 1980s to early 1990s under the leadership of shrewd businessman, Geoffrey Maygillip, TAFIC was one of the most organised teams in the elite league.It was a dream of every footballer growing up in the north to don the famous red and white...

  • Boko, Saleshando face off

    The UDC rally is scheduled for tomorrow while the BCP meet will be held on Sunday.This will be the first major political activity of the year headlined by the two presidents, who lead political movements that have since fallen out of with each...

  • At 41, Masitara rolls back the years

    The sides played to a 2-2 entertaining draw. Journeyman Masitara, re-joined Motlakase two years ago following his release by Premier League side, Morupule Wanderers and he appears to be thriving in the lower division. Deployed in his favourite centre...

  • Dikoloti irks BOFEPUSU

    The federation through its spokesperson, Mogomotsi Motshegwa was reacting to recent remarks reportedly made by the Minister of Health, Dr Edwin Dikoloti. The minister purportedly made the remarks in a leaked mobile phone conversation with Member of...

  • Petrohyper takes over TAFIC

    TAFIC chairperson, Tumelo Toteng confirmed the majority of the club’s stake is now in the hands of an unnamed independent investor.He explained that the investor owns 90% of the shares while the club supporters will retain a 10% stake.Although he...

  • BOPEU records high workplace indiscipline amongst members

    She expressed her concern when addressing delegates at the union’s just-ended Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting in Palapye.In her address, Mogwera explained that some members do not adhere to the code of good conduct set in the workplace,...

  • Union leaders scolded for overstaying

    She was amongst key speakers at the Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) central executive committee (CEC) meeting in Palapye this week.The history of local trade unions is littered with tales of leaders who do not want to let go their positions...

  • BOPEU urges government to halt SOEs’ retrenchments

    The union believes that the intervention is critical and necessary because the local economy is struggling to create more jobs and retrenchments can worsen the joblessness rate.The rate of unemployment averaged 17.7% in 2021, something which various...

  • F/town rolls out informal sector strategy

    Francistown deputy mayor, Lesego Kwambala said this as he articulated the objective of the strategy during an interview. He explained that one of the key elements of the strategy is to ensure that those in the informal sector trade in a harmonised...

  • Pressure mounts on Gumbo

    Angels have now registered two wins in a row for the first time in the elite league.They have won three games so far. On the flipside, despite their massive investment in playing personnel and intensive preparation (in the off season), Flamingoes...

  • OLDM advised to evaluate CSI initiatives

    The advice was made by Botswana International University of Science & Technology (BIUST) teaching instructor Samuel Kewagamang who was among the speakers at a ceremony where OLDM awarded excelling learners in the Boteti region on Wednesday.The main...

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