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Chakalisa Dube
  • Suspended Taylor appears before BFA’s DC

    Taylor was slapped with a suspension letter in December with BFA saying she is being investigated for irregular utilisation of association funds. Taylor is before a disciplinary panel chaired by Leviet Ntwaagae, which also has Lore Morapedi and...

  • BDP’s Kwambala likely to quit politics

    Should the development come to pass, it would ultimately mean that Kwambala will cease being a councillor, meaning that a by-election will have to be declared to replace him.This week sources told Mmegi that Kwambala will make his intentions known at...

  • Botswana, Namibia consider joint AFCON bid

    Early this year, the Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development (MYSEC), Tumiso Rakgare stated his desire to see Botswana host the 2027 AFCON. Botswana has since formally approached Namibia with a proposal that the two countries...

  • FIFA delegation concludes BFA visit

    The BFA reportedly diverted more than P6million of FIFA funds for the women’s projects and COVID-19 relief funds.The FIFA delegation arrived in the country on Friday for the investigations. Sources at Lekidi have told Mmegi Sport that among those...

  • Sankoyo Hold Wasteful TAFIC

    Even the mood at the match seemed to suggest that Matjimenyenga diehards are increasingly becoming impatient with the team's failure to gain momentum in order to push for promotion to the elite league. The only positive for TAFIC on Saturday was...

  • Mupane workers endorse strike

    The union has said the strike will go ahead if the mine does not accede to a fresh salary increase proposal. In order for the industrial strike to legally take place, it has to be endorsed by two-thirds of unionised employees under the employ of the...

  • Former Mowana workers to get P23m payout

    The former employees who will receive benefits are those who worked for the mine when it was under the ownership of Messina Copper Botswana before the mine was placed under liquidation in November 2015. Dutch firm, Max Power purchased the mine last...

  • COVID-19 influence on news reporting

    Fraudulent supplies allegations hit FCCMy investigation early this year unearthed that the council reportedly spent over P312,000 on fake peanut butter supplies. The name of the company that supplied the allegedly ‘fake’ peanut butter is...

  • Mupane miners threaten strike action

    The salary talks were led by the Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU). The union has 111 members at Mupane Mine. It had proposed a 13% salary increase for its members against the four percent tabled by the mine management. “We were willing to settle...

  • Masitaoka, Flamingoes defy the odds

    Some of them struggle until they ultimately relegate while others end the league in less respectable positions. But the trend seems to be changing. Masitaoka and Sua Flamingoes, who are all making their debuts in the Premier League, have hit fine...

  • BHCTTWU Urges Masisi, Khama To End Feud

    The president of BHCTTWU Phologolo Ntswetswe expressed worry that the ongoing ‘unhealthy’ public dispute between Masisi and Khama is causing serious national and international damage to the country. He was giving his address at the union’s...

  • Phikwe To Become Home For Junior National Teams

    “We have opened talks with the Botswana Football Association (BFA) senior officials with a view of convincing them to turn Selebi Phikwe into a home for all junior national teams. The intention is to have most junior national team activities or...

  • Phikwe residents enthusiastic about BCL re-opening

    Karabo Gaborone, 26Gaborone is not so enthusiastic about the planned reopening of the BCL Mine. She argues that it will take a while before the mine re-opens. According to her, the focus should now be on how the government can help deal with the...

  • SPTC works on making Phikwe ‘BCL-proof’

    It has been five years since the BCL Group was placed under provisional liquidation by the High Court due to its non-profitability, rendering thousands of workers jobless in the process.The BCL Group operated BCL Mine in Selebi-Phikwe and Tati Nickel...

  • COVID-19 hits Nico united

    The players tested positive for the virus on Monday. Nico’s match against Santa Green which was supposed to take place this weekend and a clash against Green Lovers, which was supposed to be on the 18th of December have been postponed due to the...

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