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Chakalisa Dube
  • 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...

  • Rari undecided on re-election bid

    In 2021, Rari secured a fourth term after defeating Innocent Mannathoko, Sekgwama Gobusamang and Wabo Tshosa at the union’s elective congress held in Palapye. He had previously indicated his reluctance to seek another term in an interview with...

  • Tutume district faces human-wildlife conflict surge

    This was disclosed by the council chairperson Million Masumbika when addressing a Full Council meeting recently. The increasing instances of human-wildlife conflict locally comes at a time when there is mounting pressure from a UK legislator who has...

  • Can the citrus project catalyse Phikwe’s economic revival?

    BCL went into liquidation on October 9, 2016, a development that threw over 5,000 people on the streets and brought the town’s economy to its knees. Eight years later, the town seems to be on a path towards economic recovery and prosperity....

  • Mmadinare Cooperative calls for investment in citrus spinoffs

    Currently, MMCSL leases its 1,500-hectare land to SPC under a 50-year agreement, generating annual rental income that exceeds P900,000. As part of the lease agreement, MMCSL has the opportunity to purchase a 10% stake in SPC, valued at over P40...

  • SPP cautious about processing produce from outside

    The packhouse was established to primarily package produce from the Selebi-Phikwe Citrus (SPC) farm, which began harvesting last week after it was commissioned three years ago. Botha said allowing produce from outside can compromise their ability to...

  • From lab leader to manufacturer: Seisa's quest for change

    In total, Seisa worked in government laboratories for 20-years.The 49-year old founded Divine Call Investment (DCI) Pty Ltd, trading as Divine Medicinal Solution (DIMSOL). The business,s which manufactures medical devices, operates at the...

  • Kgopotso leads women’s empowerment in mining industry

    Mmegi: Can you briefly introduce yourself and describe your role as the chairperson of the Women’s Wing within the BMWU?Kgopotso: My name is Budzwani Kgopotso and I am honoured to serve as the chairperson of the Women’s Wing of the BMWU. In this...

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