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Chakalisa Dube
  • UDC courts BPF members for 2024 polls

    This follows last month’s decision by the BPF to pull out of opposition coalition. It happened after the party expressed despondency about the number of constituencies and wards it had been allocated to contest at this year’s polls.Following the...

  • UDC-BPF reconciliation talks stall

    The BPF quit the UDC, an opposition coalition last month. In the main, the BPF said it was not happy with the number of constituencies and wards it was allocated to contest in the 2024 General Election.Mmegi has established that a delegation from the...

  • Lack of resources blamed for BPP low key primaries

    The lack of interest is notable in candidacies for parliamentary positions for the 2024 General Election. The party completed the vetting process of aspiring candidates for the October Election this week and will now go for the primaries billed for...

  • Sweet debut for Jacobs

    The victory against Sua is TAFIC’s best feat in a cup competition since they won the Coca-Cola Cup in 2002. It was also TAFIC’s first win in all competitions since the beginning of April. Jacobs joined TAFIC last week Tuesday after cutting ties...

  • Botash sale timeline remains uncertain

    More than a year ago, South Africa's Chlor-Alkali Holdings (CAH) announced plans to exit its 50% shareholding in Botash, the country's sole producer of soda ash and salt. MDCB, the state-owned minerals investment company, was then appointed...

  • Gaokgorwe remains cautious amid promotion race intensity

    Gaokgorwe was speaking on Saturday after his side played to a goalless draw against another promotion chasing side, Calendars Stars at the Calderon Grounds.Motlakase are at the summit of the First Division North (FDN) league table with 35 points from...

  • Police ramp up clampdown on illegal gold miners

    Illegal mining in the area has been on the rise since early last year amid reports that there is a lucrative market for illegally mined gold in the neighbouring Zimbabwe.Most of the illegal miners are from Zimbabwe. On average police previously said...

  • Rari seeks historic fifth term

    After winning a fourth term in 2020, he hinted at the possibility of quitting at the end of his term. But this week, Rari said that he will seek another term as the secretary-general because he has not fulfilled some of the promises he made in...

  • We will survive the chop - Mpote

    Mpote was speaking after his side recorded a massive victory against TAFIC at the old Francistown Stadium on Saturday. Nico came from a one-goal deficit to win the match 3-1.Until the weekend match, Nico occupied the 16th and last spot in the Premier...

  • Sesigo Maize meal penetrates local market

    Established in 2020, the business specialises in milling and distribution of maize meal under the Sesigo brand. Funded by CEDA in 2021, the business started operating in the same year around October.Oeme has vast experience in maize meal production...

  • Mupane employees face uncertainty

    Mupane is owned by Hawks Mining a wholly citizen-owned firm. Hawks acquired the mine in 2022 at a nominal fee. Last month operations at the mine were brought to a halt owing to financial challenges and close to 200 employees were sent home....

  • Boko in uphill battle to unite UDC

    The recent announcement by the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) to withdraw from the UDC, citing discord within the coalition, underscores the magnitude of the fissures within the movement.Reports of longstanding tensions, particularly between the...

  • North dragged back into relegation dogfight

    Jwaneng Galaxy’s frenetic gallop towards a second successive title received a jolt in the form of a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Masitaoka at the weekend. Despite the setback, the diamond miners look poised for another shining moment as they hold a...

  • BMWU criticises gov't's negligence amidst industry turmoil

    He was speaking at the union’s National Executive Committee (NEC) statutory meeting over the weekend.Tsimako said the government has in recent years shown less keenness to address the plight of the union and its members despite a series of...

  • Fatigue catches up with Eleven Angels

    “We played away on Wednesday and we arrived in Francistown on Thursday.On Thursday we did not train and yesterday we did not train as well because it was raining. I think this was what contributed to us conceding during critical moments of the...

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