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Chakalisa Dube
  • BDP F/Town region want incumbents unchallenged

    Instead, the said members want the party to hold primary elections in opposition held constituencies and wards country wide. The Francistown region is one of the largest and influential ones in the BDP.It is anticipated that the ruling party will go...

  • Illegal gold miners employ new tricks

    Illegal gold mining has been a source of concern to police in Matsiloje village for some time. Matsiloje is home to several old mines and deposits that ceased operations decades ago. The village is situated along the Zimbabwean border, from where the...

  • BCP F/town primaries low-key affair

    The country’s second city is one of the areas where the BCP enjoys a strong presence, but unlike in the past the buildup to the primaries has been met with less enthusiasm.The party recently issued a notice for primary election hopefuls to submit...

  • Opposition parties urge Zimbabweans to go home, vote

    Next week Wednesday, Zimbabweans will go to the polls to elect a new president, Members of Parliament and municipal representatives. The real battle at the Zimbabwean elections will be between Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ruling Zanu PF and the Citizens...

  • BRBB refutes BMWU allegations

    The company has been contracted to develop an open cast coal mining operation at the Morupule Coal Mine’s Motheo project.Towards the end of last month, Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) accused the company of disregarding the safety and welfare of...

  • Angels coach unbothered by player exodus

    Angels have lost several key figures in the off-season including talisman, Eric Ookame who earned a 'big money' move to Orapa United. Highly rated defender Shanganani Nganda has joined Premier League returnees, TAFIC while goalkeeper,...

  • Boteti NGO fights maternal mortality

    Previously, numerous challenges were observed in addressing maternal deaths and birth-related issues in various villages and settlements in the region. Concerns were also raised about the commitment to antenatal care in the area.Maternal mortality...

  • Debswana pushes Cut 3 start date back

    Initially, Debswana had indicated that mining from Cut 3 would commence in 2027. The project is currently in the feasibility study phase and preparations for commissioning are set to start in 2025. Maoketsa explained at a stakeholder briefing last...

  • BFA snatches BFL’s preferred candidate

    In April, Mbatha announced the selection of an executive manager by June, a successor anticipated to assume the role of BFL CEO upon Mbatha's 12-month contract expiry next year.However, recent developments have shifted the scenario. Four...

  • Moatlhodi fuels speculation on next political move

    It was previously speculated that Moatlhodi intends not to contest the 2024 General Election when his term comes to an end. He was said to be vilely campaigning for Baemedi Medupi, who is the chairperson of the ruling party for the Francistown...

  • Phikwe citrus project to meet harvest deadline

    This was confirmed by President Mokgweetsi Masisi when addressing a political rally in Tonota over the weekend. Previously, there have been concerns from various stakeholders that challenges posed by factors such as managing the impact of COVID-19...

  • Bondo ponders retirement

    But Bondo denied he wants to go into active politics but confirmed plans to retire. In an interview this week, Bondo indicated that he is exploring the possibility of ending his refereeing reign.“From October 2, 2023, I will be active. I will be...

  • I'm ready to declare assets – President Masisi

    The narrative on Masisi’s wealth has been spreading at an alarming rate since he assumed the presidency in April 2018. Some accuse the President of enriching himself, members of his family, and members of his inner cycle at the expense of Batswana,...

  • AP joins fight against vote 'rigging'

    The AP and the UDC are expected to work together at the 2024 General Election. The two parties have entered into talks with a view to work together at the next general election.The decision by the AP to join the fight against 'rigging' was...

  • Political parties advised to improve vetting processes

    Parties will soon go for their primary elections in preparation for the 2024 General Election. The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has so far indicated that it will go for primaries next month.On the other side, the Botswana National Front (BNF) will...

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