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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Masisi family in a court drama

A contradiction in his initial statement may cost President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s nephew Olebile Pilane big in the case before court.

President Mokgweetsi Masisi PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

‘Jwaneng mine built on Masisi’s borehole a historical fact’

Even though President Mokgweetsi Masisi has corrected his earlier statements that the Jwaneng mine was built on his father Setlhomo Masisi’s borehole, government has now corrected Masisi stating that the statement made in Sese village few months ago is a historical fact.

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.

Helping hand: Delegates during the recent launch of the Girls Inspire Initiative

BOU launches Girls Inspire Initiative

In order to close the gap between male dominance and the girl child, the Botswana Open University (BOU) in collaboration with Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Southern African Development Community Centre For Distance Education, recently established an initiative entitled Girls Inspire.

Court hammer

‘Jacaranda School gratuity scammers busted’

FRANCISTOWN: The director and the public relations officer (PRO) at Jacaranda School in Block 5 ingloriously appeared in court today to face a single count of forgery.

Minet Group

Minet Botswana celebrates market dominance in style

Leading broker and advanced pension administrator Minet Botswana held a successful golf day to the auspicious pleasure of an array of dignitaries at the Stanbic bank golf club.

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).

Editor's Comment
Molepolole unrest: Urgent attention on missing person cases

From Jakoba's mysterious disappearance on November 9 to the grim discovery of his remains at Mosinki Lands, a gap in the response mechanisms of the police and village leadership has been laid bare. The community's anger is evident, seen in the attack on Bakang Masole, the man found driving Jakoba's taxi and the main suspect, and the subsequent riot. Residents express discontent, citing a troubling trend of missing persons cases often...

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