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Chakalisa Dube
  • Optimism as UDC's drafts submission deadline approaches

    The coalition kickstarted the process to review its constitution early this month after the arrival of the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF).Streams tasked with executing drafts are made up of members from the Botswana People’s Party (BPP), Botswana...

  • Ncenga recovering after car crash

    FRANCISTOWN: The accident happened when a vehicle carrying members of Mosetse Football Club (MSC) overturned. Ncenga was amongst people who sustained serious injuries and spent some time at Nyangabwe Referral Hospital (NRH).This week, Ncenga said he...

  • Delays in Mares coach appointment

    This is despite the fact that the association had previously said that the appointment for a substantive coach was imminent. The Mares have never had a full-time coach since the team’s inception 10 years ago.This week, BFA CEO, Mfolo Mfolo said the...

  • Ncenga recovering after car crash

    FRANCISTOWN: The accident happened when a vehicle carrying members of Mosetse Football Club (MSC) overturned. Ncenga was amongst people who sustained serious injuries and spent some time at Nyangabwe Referral Hospital (NRH).This week, Ncenga said he...

  • BCP, AP to break UDC opposition monopoly – Analysts

    The UDC is a coalition made up of the BCP, Botswana National Front and new entrant, Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF). The UDC has fallen out with its coalition partners over governance issues.What is increasingly becoming certain is that the BCP will...

  • BMWU’s Leru Energy seeks market traction

    Leru is a 100% citizen-owned firm whose owners are Badirakhumo Investments, a BMWU company and Southern African Stones (Pty) Ltd, a private entity. The two companies enjoy equal shareholding in the energy company.The new firm’s goal is to provide...

  • BOFEPUSU, BONU to meet over Nurses’ Day row

    Yesterday, BOFEPUSU Secretary General, Tobokani Rari said the federation wrote a letter to BONU late last week proposing a meeting at the latest time convenient to both parties.BONU recently made public plans to quit the federation. This follows...

  • P900m fuel storage facility takes off

    The contractor, Concorn-EH a joint venture, is currently mobilising and has been at the site for two weeks. This is according to the project manager Kabelo Lanka. The custodian of the project is Botswana Oil while government provides funding.Lanka...

  • Kapinga breaks silence

    Kapinga was expelled along other four BCP MPs. The MPs were expelled after they openly sided with the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) leader Duma Boko who has fallen out with the BCP leader Dumelang Saleshando.The BCP is part of the UDC together...

  • National Business Conference returns to F/town

    The last edition of the biennial NBC was held in 2018, while the 2020 edition had to be postponed because of COVID-19-related challenges.The biennial conference has never been held outside Francistown since its inception.However, despite its high...

  • Makwala Stadium construction stalls

    This week the Sub-District Council Secretary, Milton Keitshokile said the source of the dispute is that one of the contractors, Cressiando (Pty) Ltd has submitted a proposal for an increase in the initial budget.The contractor reportedly feels that...

  • F/town mayor urges businesses to lead economic recovery

    Francistown's economy has been on a downward spiral for over a decade. The city’s economic challenges have largely been attributed to the closure of Tati Nickel Mining Company in October 2016. COVID-19 has also worsened the...

  • Mpote bemoans ‘pathetic’ first half

    The tournament will be played next year after the CAF schedule was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Zebras were nearly outclassed in all departments on Saturday in a first leg CHAN qualifying clash played at the Obed Itani Chilume stadium.Even...

  • BOSETU welcomes introduction of laptops in schools

    Early last week the Minister of Education and Skills Development, Douglas Letsholathebe announced that government will be giving out laptops to all students and teachers starting with senior secondary schools when the third term begins later this...

  • Matshekge victim speaks out

    In fact, last month marked five years since the much-publicised confrontation amongst BMD members at Matshekge Senior Secondary School in Bobonong.During the time, BMD supporters for both Ndaba Gaolathe and Sidney Pilane factions engaged in a brutal...

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