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Chakalisa Dube
  • Unions on Masisi’s fourth anniversary

    The move was very surprising because when he served under former president Ian Khama’s tenure Masisi had earned himself a reputation of being anti-trade unions. He was even amongst key government officials (then minister) who aggressively defended...

  • Systems, Orapa set-up Mascom Charity Cup final

    In the first semi final of the inuagural tournament played at the Obed Itani Chilume Stadium the Alarm Boys defeated BDF XI 4-3 following an unspiring penalty shoot out. Both sides had played to a 1-1 draw ing regulation time.Godfrey Tauyatswala...

  • Last gasp goal leaves Nico on the brink

    The team now accumulated 31 points from 14 games and are yet to lose a match in the Debswana First Division North league this season. They are 13 points ahead of second placed Eleven Angels who were due to play their 14th match yesterday. “This was...

  • Why Balopi withdrew from the SG election race

    Balopi is one of the few politicians in the country who have enjoyed a spectacular rise in their political careers in the last decade. He was first ushered into the political scene slightly over 10 years ago when he was co-opted as the SG following...

  • Namibia, Botswana to sign AFCON MoU

    Botswana officials were in Namibia last week Friday, where Windhoek authorities formally accepted a proposal for a joint bid. In January, Botswana invited Namibia to consider co-hosting the 24-team competition. “Both parties will sign a Memorandum...

  • Ramoreboli praises debutant goalkeeper

    The 21-year-old was given his debut in a CAF Champions League clash against Esperance Sportive de Tunis and was one of the bright sparks in a dismal performance by Galaxy over the weekend. The hosts suffered a 3-0 loss against the Tunisian side in a...

  • Botswana’s AFCON bid gets boost

    Reports from Namibia are that the Southern African neighbours have agreed in principle to bid for the continental showpiece as co-hosts with Botswana. According to a Namibian publication, The Namibian, the Minister of Information and Communication...

  • BFA restructuring exercise drags on

    This is despite reports that some of the employees who were supposed to leave the association under the previous chief executive officer (CEO), Goabaone Taylor, as part of the restructuring process, are now likely to stay. Sources said the affected...

  • Angels coach refuses to get carried away

    After starting the season on a very low note, Angels have now turned a corner. They ascended to the second position after a very convincing 3-0 victory against Peace Makers at the Old Francistown Stadium in their maiden second round match.Their...

  • Galaxy's champions league campaign hits slump

    Their loss means that they remain bottom of the group with a solitary point from three games. Further, it means that they need a miracle in the second round in order to keep their slim hopes of reaching the group stages alive.The first half featured...

  • Citizens want to share in Panda’s economic revolution

    Government, through the Special Economic Zone initiatives and the private sector, is pumping millions of pula into transforming Pandamatenga into an economic engine in the country, where commercial agriculture and tourism will report the export-led...

  • Floods add to Panda farmers’ troubles with sorghum

    Generally, the country consumes about 50,000 tonnes of sorghum each year, with local production accounting for most of this and the balance imported from South Africa.Pandamatenga Farmers Association chair, Ryan Neal says floods experienced late last...

  • Mfolo open to BFA return

    The termination of his contract was linked to age-cheating allegations against Botswana's Under-17 team. At the time the players failed the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan, which is used to determine the age of humans based on the organs...

  • BFA reports ex-CEO to police

    The car was part of her employment benefits. BFA president, Maclean Letshwiti made the report on Monday this week. The decision to report Taylor has reportedly been condemned by some at the association, who said the president could have explored...

  • BFA receives P7m from FIFA

    There were reports that the governing body might delay releasing the funds to the association after it emerged the BFA misallocated P6 million, which was meant for FIFA projects. A FIFA delegation was in Botswana late last year to investigate the...

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