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Chakalisa Dube
  • Sebina joins BDP F/town South primaries race

    Sebina is also a member of the Botswana Football Association (BFA) national executive committee (NEC). Should the development come to pass, Sebina will be joining other politicians who have used their affiliation to football as a springboard to...

  • Clock ticks for BCP, UDC reconciliation

    In July this year, one of the key BCP conference resolutions was that the party should remain part of the UDC for the next six months. The decision was taken to allow the BCP to explore a possibility of smoking the peace pipe with its UDC...

  • GU send powerful message to rivals

    The ‘Reds’ won the top of the table clash 2-0. They are the only side that is yet to drop points this season, after three rounds and occupy the summit of the league.GU were very solid in all departments and the Ostriches could not find a solution...

  • BOFEPUSU watches Baeng

    Well known trade union activist cum-businessman Pelotshweu Baeng was this week announced as the chairperson for the ruling party's labour sub-committee. Until the announcement, Baeng’s close association with the ruling party was not widely...

  • SPEDU firms urged to take advantage of AGOA

    Manake made the call in Selebi-Phikwe last week when officiating at an expo organised by SPEDU.AGOA is a trade arrangement between the United States and sub-Saharan African countries, including Botswana, which runs till 2025 and provides relaxed...

  • BDP activist cleared of defilement charge

    Bateng was discharged and acquitted by Principal Magistrate Game Mooketsi. Just after he was charged with defilement, Bateng was slapped with an indefinite suspension by the party. At the time he was the secretary for BDP Francistown East branch.He...

  • AP-BCP hint BMD cooperation rejection

    This is according to the party spokesperson Mmaotho Segotso. The AP is a splinter party from the BMD. The AP was formed after a bloody fight among BMD members in Bobonong five years ago. At the moment, the AP is working on a cooperation model for the...

  • Angels humbled in Premier League debut

    Angels were making their debut in the elite league. Mpatane maintained that ‘small details were decisive’ on Saturday. It was a match in which Angels could have at least salvaged a point.Angels missed no fewer than three close chances. Most...

  • Rocky road ahead for the BMD

    It is public knowledge that the party intends to use the outcomes of the congress to begin its journey towards redemption, leading to the 2024 General Election. The party’s image has been tarnished by the turmoil of over five years ago at its...

  • Troubled BPF forced to miss UDC NEC meet

    The BPF, which is UDC’s new entrant, was unable to participate in the meeting as a result of internal strife that the party is currently experiencing. The UDC led by its president, Duma Boko, held its NEC meeting in Francistown.The gathering...

  • The slow descent of the once-mighty NBC

    FRANCISTOWN: Business Botswana’s biennial National Business Conference (NBC) is unquestionably the largest corporate-to-government gathering in the country.The event, which takes place once every two years brings together senior government...

  • Exports key to local economic growth – BB president

    This is according to Gobusamang Keebine, the Business Botswana (BB) president. He was speaking at the just-ended National Business Conference (NBC) held in the second capitol this week.The objective of the biennial conference is to propose ideas that...

  • First homegrown thermal paper roll manufacturer sets up

    The company manufactures paper rolls for till, swiping machines, ATMs, gaming, and the lottery. The rolls are used as receipts. It is the first company to do so in Botswana.Apart from Botswana in Africa, such paper rolls are only manufactured in...

  • Moatlhodi denies politicking inside Kgotla

    Moatlhodi will reportedly not contest the BDP primaries next year.The accusations made are from the party’s Tonota West councillor, Andy Boatile. Medupi, a nominated councillor (in the Tonota constituency) is said to be among those interested in...

  • Masisi asks private sector to help fight inflation

    The event brings together government and business leaders to come up with economic and business reforms to improve Botswana’s competitiveness globally.The conference started today and will end on Wednesday. This year’s NBC is themed ‘Road Map...

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