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Chakalisa Dube
  • Replacement Green-Lit In Peanut Butter Saga

    Although the council said the first batch of the new peanut butter product will be delivered within a month and a half, this week, The Monitor sources said that the fake peanut butter is yet to be replaced.Insiders at the council questioned the...

  • F/town mayoral race begins

    The BDP enjoys majority at the Francistown City Council (FCC) chambers and as a result it has the luxury to determine who becomes the mayor at its caucus. After a decision is made at the party caucus, the name of the proposed mayor will then be taken...

  • Jet-lagged Ostriches look to advance

    United go into the clash, to be played at the National Stadium, knowing they need a score of any margin to progress to the next stage after a draw away on Sunday. United cannot bank on home support as fans are currently banned from the stadium as...

  • Political Analyst Dismisses BDP Ticket Ambitions

    There is mounting speculation that Sesa is busy mobilising supporters in the constituency to back his bid for the ruling party primaries in the constituency.He has also reportedly been actively participating in various community engagements in...

  • Over 100 Coaches Apply For Zebras Job

    The national team coaching job fell vacant in June this year when Adel Amrouche’s contract was not renewed. He joined the Zebras late in 2019 but the league has not been active since March last year because of the Covid-19 pandemic. While some...

  • COVID-19 forces B&M to scale down output

    The company has been in Botswana for almost two decades and its main shareholders are from Mauritius.Before the onset of COVID-19, the local textile and clothing sector was already facing numerous challenges, including competition from imports into...

  • Orapa, Galaxy launch CAF bids

    United and Galaxy have participated in the Confederations Cup and CAF Champions League, thrice and twice respectively, but no side has progressed beyond the preliminary round. In the Champions League, Galaxy face a lowly ranked side, DFC Beme...

  • Women's league grows in Francistown

    The Francistown Regional Football Association women’s league has 10 teams after starting with only one team, Reteng Banyana in 2012.“Five more teams have shown interest to join the league for the upcoming season (2021-2022). The new teams are...

  • Rari Warns Gov't Against Job Losses

    Rari told The Monitor yesterday that the plan must guard against massive job losses following the end of the State of Public Emergency (SoE).This follows President Mokgweetsi Masisi addressing the nation on Friday saying that the government intends...

  • Gabon-Bound Ostriches Implement Tight Training Regulations

    The Ostriches will be away to As Mangasport of Gabon in preliminary round of the competition. The Orapa based outfit has failed to go past the preliminary round of the competition on three occasions.Head coach. Teenage Mpote said the team has been...

  • 'Butterfly' case will not affect Botswana/SA relations-Commentators

    “We hope that the South Africa government will not be brought to the level of Botswana. The SA government should look at the broader interest of the region and not the personal interest of President Mokgweetsi Masisi,” said UDC spokesperson,...

  • Police give accident details

    Images of the red car were widely circulated in the social media moments after the accident.The station commander for Francistown Police Station Lebalang Maniki said a 34-year-old Zimbabwean woman who is married to a Motswana was behind the wheel at...

  • BPF delays Butale hearing

    “We could have long called him for the hearing, but the COVID-19 restrictions have proven to be a challenge. As soon as the restrictions are lifted Butale will be called for the hearing,” the party’s secretary-general Tshekedi Khama said...

  • FRAFA mulls new league to cut costs

    FRAFA chairperson, Fanyana Fish said if everything goes according to plan, the league will be introduced in the 2021-2022 league season. At present, teams in the Nata-Gweta area play their matches with teams in Francistown, Tonota and Shashe. “We...

  • Moatlhodi, Mokgethi Mum Amid Calls For Suspension

    This follows Moatlhodi being put under fire to step down from official duties to take the time to clear his name in a case in which he faces a single charge of assaulting a minor.Moatlhodi, who is also the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tonota, is...

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