Branch conquers Dakar!


Ross Branch’s soaring reputation touched new heights last night when he finished the world’s toughest off road race, as the best rookie, a rare feat.

Branch became the second rider from Botswana to participate in the grueling Dakar Rally in Peru, after Vincent Crosbie in 2017, and he did not disappoint.

He finished as the best rookie and despite facing challenges in attracting sponsorship in the build up to the race, he firmly put the country on the world map.

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Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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