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Larona Makhaiza
  • CAF probes Morocco, DRC over AFCON scuffle

    The two teams played to a 1-all draw in a match played at the Laurent Pokou Stadium.Trouble started when Morocco head coach Walid Regragui and DRC captain Chancel Mbemba were seen roughing up each other, as players from both sides tried to intervene....

  • Man shoots himself to death, another commits suicide

    The events were confirmed by Sehithwa Police Station Commander, Nshaki Mabophiwa, in an interview with Mmegi Online. He stated that the victim had visited his aunt at the cattlepost in Tswelenyane where he found the gun and killed himself. "On...

  • I’m not blocking return of school sports - Kemoeng

    There has been no sports at schools for nearly five years despite recent efforts to resume activities. Meetings have been held between the ministry and two teachers unions, the Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) and the Botswana...

  • Wardrobe check for Chombo

    The 71st Miss World is set to be held at New Delhi, India on March 2, 2024 following its postponement last year.Miss Botswana team said in a statement released yesterday that Chombo’s preparations have ticked all the right boxes thus far, but the...

  • Bafana Bafana spoil COSAFA run at AFCON

    Botswana's neighbours to the south kick-started their AFCON campaign against a marauding Mali on Tuesday and went down 2-0 in a game they could easily have lost with a bigger margin. Mali's win saw the West Africans go top of Group E ahead of...

  • Orapa appoints Gadimang

    Gadimang steps in following the departure of Zimbabwean coach, Taurai Mangwiro, who was sacked in December. Mangwiro took Orapa to the Orange FA Cup final last season but was relieved of his duties following a string of poor results. In a statement,...

  • BOSETU instructs teachers to refuse to go beyond their call of duty

    Addressing a press conference this week, the union's secretary-general, Tobokani Rari, said excessive workload has proven to be a huge challenge for teachers over time, adding that they had reached breaking-point levels and could no longer take...

  • An artist’s cry for help

    During an interview with Arts&Culture this week, Rannana said: “Though the creative industry is recognised, I do not think the government is doing enough to support artists”. Rannana, who realised his burning passion for art at a tender age, has...

  • BFA wants Court of Arbitration for Sport to intervene in BFL crisis

    BFA chief executive officer, Mfolo Mfolo has written a letter to BFL CEO, Senzo Mbatha seeking the league's blessing to refer the matter to CAS. Mfolo said the BFA is left with no choice but to refer the matter to the CAS as the call by the...

  • State needs more time in murder accused 'pregnant' girlfriend case

    Mokonopi appeared before court for first time since giving birth. State prosecutor, Botho Gobuamang told the court that they needed a bit more time for the investigations team to conclude their work. The state prosecutor also said that they are yet...

  • Rollers land SA forward

    Mokenkoane is seen as replacement for fellow countryman, Sphamandla Sangweni who was released by Popa Popa over the weekend. This will mark the second time the forward plays outside the South African borders as he has had stints with Royal Leopards...

  • Orebonye returns to Morocco

    The 28-year-old is not a stranger to the Moroccan league as he played for Olympique Club Khouribga during the 2020/2021 campaign. Teenage joins AS FAR from Algerian outfit, USM Alger where he enjoyed a successful stint, winning two continental...

  • Five people raped per day during festive season

    This however, marked a decrease from the same period in the previous year, between December 12, 2022 and January 5, 2023, where the BPS registered 142 reported cases, which marks a decline of 55 cases.Recently, released numbers of reported cases of...

  • Mogorosi, Rollers part ways as negotiations break drown

    Mogorosi served as head coach, Innocent Morapedi's second assistant with particular focus on training strikers. The former Zebras striker was supposed to resume duties after the festive season break but has not returned due to stalled contract...

  • Escaped prisoners recaptured, face new charges

    The Botswana Prison Service (BPS) released a statement this morning to confirm that the two escaped prisones had been recaptured at Polokwe Hills between Moshupa and Kanye.Speaking to MmegiOnline, Oagile Kojane, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) for...

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