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Chakalisa Dube
  • TAFIC edge closer to Premier League return

    Sonny was speaking after his side won their Debswana First Division North (FDN) clash against rookies Mbalakalungu at the old Francistown Stadium on Saturday. TAFIC won the match by a solitary strike.Matjimenyenga are now on the brink of a Premier...

  • The BPF split

    The latest development highlights that there are now two centres of power within the BPF and there is tension in the party.In March this year, the majority of BPF NEC members rubber-stamped a decision to go for an extra-ordinary congress instead of...

  • AFCON bid could hit dead end

    The Botswana and Namibia bid, dubbed BONA 2027, had gained traction in recent weeks with the conclusion of the facilities audit conducted by a South African company.But in what could throw spanners in the works, CAF issued a notice to its member...

  • FNBB executive enters race for Ftown East

    Bogopa works as a branch manager for FNBB in Francistown. He has, however, remained tightlipped on the reports linking him to the BCP primaries. The primaries are meant to book candidacy for the 2024 General Election. The BCP is yet to issue a writ...

  • New bus rank for Ftown

    This was confirmed by City Mayor, Godisang Radisigo when addressing the just ended ordinary full council meeting.He said the COF is currently in negotiations with Tati Company Limited to acquire land for the planned alternative regional bus and taxi...

  • Old school building to house small scale producers

    This was said by the city mayor Godisang Radisigo when addressing an ordinary full council meeting recently. The facility was initially earmarked for a project aimed at growing the city’s tourism and hospitality sector.The council had leased the...

  • Mpatane hails ‘rural gem’ Ookame

    Angels won the match at the Francistown Stadium through a solitary Ookame strike which proved to be decisive.The 22-year-old started the season on a low note but has now become a vital component of the team since the January's departure of Monty...

  • Guma’s UDC membership in doubt

    Last week, Guma quit the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) citing his poor relationship with the party patron, former president Ian Khama as the main source of his resignation.He then said that he would remain a UDC member. The BPF joined the UDC late...

  • Don't blame Mpote – Ditlhokwe

    Instead, Ditlhokwe has pleaded with supporters to be patient. He was speaking after the Zebras registered their third loss in four games after going down 3-2 to Equatorial Guinea yesterday (Tuesday).It was the second loss to the same opponent in a...

  • Tutume records 300 human-wildlife conflict cases

    Figures revealed this week highlight that the district recorded 323 human-wildlife conflict cases during the current financial year. The district comprises major villages such as Tutume, Maitengwe, Mosetse, Dukwi and Senete.The statistics was...

  • We need to stay humble -TAFIC coach

    Sonny was speaking on Saturday after TAFIC played to a goalless draw in the Debswana First Division North (FDN) league clash against Calendar Stars. TAFIC are almost guaranteed promotion to the elite league. They lead the FDN league by eight points,...

  • BFA appeals Taylor ruling

    Last month the Industrial Court ruled that the association should pay Taylor P330,000 for unfair dismissal. The money was the equivalent of her six-month salary. The court found that Taylor’s dismissal from the association was both substantially...

  • BFL admits branding failures

    Responding to a Mmegi Sport inquiry, BFL CEO, Senzo Mbatha said they are working on closing the gaps. Towards the end of February, the league signed a sponsorship deal with Absa, which will run until the end of the season.But the Absa branding and...

  • Motang pleads with Gunners supporters

    Gunners suffered a 1-0 loss to Eleven Angels on Saturday at the Old Francistown Stadium. It was Gunners’ 13th loss of the season. The Lobatse giants have collected a paltry three points from their previous 10 matches (possible 30 points). In total,...

  • Teachers in court for learners ‘inhuman’ treatment

    The incidents happened in 2021. To be precise, each teacher will be slapped with a charge of ‘Cruel and inhuman treatment of a child.’ The Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) has it that the teachers were recently issued with...

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