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Steven Rahman passes on

Zoom Club owner passes on

Club tycoon, Steve Raman who owns a popular night club, Zoom situated in Maruapula, has sadly passed away.

Moeladilothoko arrested but yet to be charged

Arrested Moeladilotlhoko yet to be charged

After arresting Tshepo Sethibe popularly known as Moeladilotlhoko, the police have revealed that the man behind the endeared Moeladilotlhoko News Boiler Facebook page is yet to be charged.

Slippery ground: The South African rand has lost significant value in recent years PIC: GETTYIMAGES

What does the USD/Rand foreign exchange manipulation scandal mean for Botswana?

Last week news reports came out that Standard Chartered Bank had agreed a settlement with the Competition Commission of South Africa to pay a fine of ZAR43 million in relation to accusations of foreign exchange manipulation between the years of 2008 and 2017.

Accused: Magang is accused of ruling with an iron fist PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Magang faces revolt

Botswana Volleyball Federation (BVF) president, Tsosi Magang is facing a revolt as she stands accused of ruling with an iron fist. Vice president-beach volleyball, Batsho Ruth Mbangwa, who was voted into office last year, has quit with media relations and marketing officer, Mpho Tlhaselo expected to follow suit. Critics accuse BVF president, Magang of bulldozing the executive committee.

The police will now have to bear the costs of maintaining the house in Phase 2 FILE PIC

Police pay the price for Phase 2 shoot-out

Almost two years since the infamous shooting of 10 robbery suspects at Phase 2 location in Gaborone, the police are now left to pay maintenance costs for the house where the incident took place. According to recently released Government Gazette the police will now have to bear the costs of maintaining the house

Phenyo's mother PIC: PINI BOTHOKO

Slain Phenyo's distraught mother wants answers

'Ka fa Bakang a le monnye ka teng ga ke dumele a ka dira tiro e botlhoko a sa rumiwa ke ope. O re utlwisitse botlhoko re le lelwapa. Mme fela ke batla go itse ko dirwe tsa ngwanake nne di isiwa teng' [Bakang' is too young age, it's hard to believe he acted alone in orchestrating such a painful and disturbing plot.

The IEC was recently taken by the UDC to the High Court on a certificate of urgency PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Elections may not be held in 2024 – IEC

FRANCISTOWN: The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) fears that the general elections that are anticipated to take place in October 2024 may not be held if the Court of Appeal (CoA) does not entertain its urgent application against the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC).

President Masisi's sisters Ketshedile Ntholo Hlanze and  Boitumelo Phadi Mmutle were in court as the drama heightened. PIC.SHARON MATHALA

‘Blood not thicker than water in Masisi’s family’

A year has passed since President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s immediate family members’ dirty linen was dried out in public through a legal battle for an over P550 million government tender. For the first time this week during the trial, the President’s sisters, Boitumelo Phadi Mmutle and Ketshidile Ntholo Hlanze were in court as the drama heightened. Mmegi Staffer SHARON MATHALA followed the proceedings

On the right path: The Zebras were impressive against Guinea PIC: BFA

Five lessons from Zebras historic victory

The Zebras started their 2026 World Cup qualifying campaign on a very sour note losing to Mozambique at the Obed Itani Chilume last week Thursday. Five days later they displayed a flawless performance to down a star-studded Guinea at the same venue. Mmegi Staffer CHAKALISA DUBE picks five key lessons from Tuesday’s gratifying 1-0 victory in what was coach Didier Gomes Da Rosa’s second match

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