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Larona Makhaiza
  • NARDI, BAMB joins hands to improve agricultural sector

    As the agriculture sector has been tipped to be one of the ‘golden’ industries in Botswana, NARDI and BAMB, two institutions under the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), saw it befitting to liaise together towards ameliorating the industry. During...

  • New traditional food joint opens in Gaborone

    The place is located in Main Mall behind Mascom offices. 'Kwa Rakgadi' was officially launched this past Friday despite it being operational since June 3. The food joint has a menu brimming with authentic and scrumptious meals that pay homage...

  • Da Rosa names young squad for COSAFA Cup

    Da Rosa has chosen a different squad from the one that took part in the back-to-back 2026 World Cup qualifiers against Uganda and Somalia. His selection has young players, some from the First Division league and most will be in line to win their...

  • Masisi lauds Mzwinila over 100 000 plots

    “Today, we are gathered here as it has been stated to give away the 100, 000th plot and I have to say this really makes me even more happy that we are here to show the results of the targets I had set. For Mzwinila, I am happy that he carried out...

  • Masisi appoints Boko, Mophuting new envoys

    Boko's resignation from politics raised eyebrows with the latter citing mental health issues as the ground for leaving. News then circulated that Boko would possibly be appointed by Masisi for a position at SADC, but he has since been given a...

  • Kgosi Ya Mosadi concert returns this year

    The low turnout resulted in Charma Gal choosing to stay away from organising the event the following year. The first event pulled low numbers despite Charma Gal’s efforts in booking renowned global star, Koffi Olomide who did show up at the event....

  • Bad weather blamed for Malawi VP's crash

    “That aircraft is an aircraft I myself have used on similar trips, an aircraft that others had used just the day before and an aircraft that the crew had operated successfully just hours before,” he said.He added: “And yet despite the track...

  • We're still in the race – da Rosa

    With four matches played, Botswana sits third with six out of a possible 12. The Zebras trail joint leaders Algeria and Mozambique by three points with six games remaining.“We are very committed and we fight for the same target. Today we have six...

  • BOMAID cover to extend to girlfriends, mothers-in-law

    During the media roundtable seminar on Friday, Moraki Mokgosana, the managing director of BOMAID, stated that for quite some time, their medical aid has been restricting itself to nuclear families covering their spouses and children only.He expressed...

  • BOTEPCO to penalise unregistered teachers

    “Teachers who have not registered with BOTEPCO will be charged either P5, 000 or three-months imprisonment while the organisation will be charged P50, 000 or face 12 months’ imprisonment for hiring teachers that are not registered with BOTEPCO....

  • Elections date hot topic in Parly

    Opposition MPs complained that it is quite concerning and unfortunate that to date, people do not have the actual date as to when they will head to the polls. Following that, Kekgonegile tabled a clause suggesting that may the date be gazetted that...

  • Children sensitised about NCDs through book

    During the book launch this week, Kabotho who is the founder and director of Maranyane Medical Lab, stated it serves as a torch of hope for children in the Diaspora for them to finally acquire knowledge about such conditions. Kabotho stated the...

  • Ditshwanelo backs Masisi in Molapisi death sentence appeal

    Before jetting off to the United States of America (USA) on a working trip, the President revealed to the media that Molapisi had been sentenced to death by the Asian country. Masisi added that government would try and mediate the sentence in the...

  • Zakhem backs BFA's autonomy decision

    During a media briefing this week, Zakhem said the decision might be the solution to combat conflicts within the BFL.“This is something that we did not want to talk about but the BFA on Friday took a decision to recall the autonomy of the BFL after...

  • FA Cup delay aids Zebras' World Cup preparations

    He said this will accord the national team more time to prepare for the World Cup 2026 qualifiers. The final will be held at the Obed Itani Chilume Stadium and kick-off is at 3pm. Speaking at a press briefing this week, Mfolo stated that the Zebras...

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