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Chakalisa Dube
  • LEGABIBO CEO reflects on first year in office

    Moruti told Mmegi recently that LEGABIBO initiatives are mainly funded by donors. “The private sector partnership is taking shape as we are seeing the recent support by Incepta Communications, Debswana, DTCB, Standard Chartered Bank, and other...

  • I want to defend my presidency – Butale

    He has come out with guns blazing, emphasising that he "cannot give up" hope to retain his position at the party's elective congress billed for October. “I cannot give up now.I have lost so much in the BPF. I have lost financially and...

  • Cabinet should be made of professionals – LEGABIBO

    LEGABIBO is a human rights advocacy group whose main objective is seeking legal and social rights for the LGBTQI+ community in Botswana.The move according to LEGABIBO Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Thato Moruti, will ensure that the issues affecting...

  • Votes for sale: Moselewapula by-election

    UDC’s Gift Tebo won the by-election, beating BCP's fielded candidate Mmoloki Wairi, while the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) settled for Ngwisiwa Ntogwa who came third.Tebo managed 339 votes, five votes more than Wairi's 334. Ntogwa...

  • PNRB to finalise Selkirk deal in August

    Selkirk, located near Matsiloje village, has been under care and maintenance for about 20 years and was being disposed of as part of the larger BCL Ltd deal. PNRB, the local subsidiary of a Canadian nickel producer, offered about P67 million for...

  • Right to employment should be constitutional – BOFEPUSU

    This was said by the federation’s secretary-general, Tobokani Rari in an interview this week.The union is next week expected to submit its proposal to the constitutional review committee appointed by President Mokgweetsi Masisi.Rari and other...

  • Molapise remains BPP president until 2024

    The latest developments come amid reports that a section of Botswana National Front (BNF) members in the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) are not keen to work with others who have been widely tipped to replace Molapise. In recent months, Molapise...

  • Orapa challenge organisers target P1m

    The event is organised by the Orapa Cycling Club and its chairperson, Moagi Sewawa told Mmegi Sport that funds raised from this year’s event will be devoted towards buying cycling equipment for the club’s youth categories from the ages of...

  • Mpote promises CHAN return leg fireworks

    Zebras and Eswatini played to a less entertaining goalless draw at the Obed Itani Chilume Stadium in Francistown, over the weekend.The two sides will now meet in the second leg at FNB Stadium in South Africa where Eswatini will play their home...

  • Analysts doubt BCP commitment to UDC

    One of the key decisions made was the expulsion of five legislators (MPs) who recently defied the party by attending an Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) parliamentary caucus against the wishes of the BCP leadership.Leading to the conference there...

  • Saleshando-Boko meet riles BCP members

    Boko and Saleshando met ahead of the BCP conference which started yesterday in Mahalapye and ends today. The meeting also heralded a fierce public debate with some questioning the sincerity of the gathering while others emphasised the need for the...

  • BCP’s biggest test

    Until last year, the BCP looked like an entity trying to get its acts together after a disastrous performance at the 2014 general elections.The party posted a much improved performance at the 2019 general elections where it contested under the...

  • Mpote enhances chances for Zebras job

    Mpote was appointed on an interim basis in February this year while the Botswana Football Association (BFA) is still looking for a substantive coach. The Zebras have posted a very strong performance at the ongoing COSAFA Cup in South Africa.A...

  • Private sector urged to invest more in women football

    The call was made by the Female Representative in the Botswana Football Association National Executive Committee (BFANEC), Lobito Ncube.She was among key speakers at a ceremony where Debswana’s Orapa Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mines (OLDM) renewed its...

  • BMWU transformation gains momentum

    Tsimako ascended as the helmsman of the union in 2019 and immediately made a commitment that his executive would focus more on transforming the union into a likeable entity.Tsimako and members of his executive will complete their term in November...

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