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Proposed venue: Motlhaba Stadium in Gabane will be built from scratch

AFCON bid faces hurdles

As the nation holds its collective breath ahead of the 2027 Africa Cup of Nations bid winner announcement on September 27, it has emerged assessors raised three key issues that could dent Botswana's chances, Mmegi Sport has learnt.

In charge: Badubi

Badubi out of the frying pan into the fire

For the new Botswana Badminton Association (BBA) interim president, Modisaotsile Badubi, it is like jumping from the frying pan into the fire.


Khama to sue Mmusi over corruption allegations

Former president Ian Khama has threatened to sue the Minister of Defence and Security, Kagiso Mmusi following the minister’s damning statement labelling him (Khama) a corrupt president who milked government coffers to benefit his family.

Ian Khama FILE PIC

Khama warns BDP: I have a plan

Former president and Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) patron, Ian Khama, has sent out warnings to the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) at a BPF extraordinary congress, which he participated in virtually.

Lobatse Magistrate court

Murder accused strips, feigns sleep in court

In a dramatic court session, Lobatse Magistrate's Court came to a standstill last week when an offender in an assault case resorted to extreme measures to disrupt proceedings.

GABORONE 29 April 2023, Tebogo Letsile of Botswana celebrating after winning the 200m men category in the FNB Botswana Golden Grand Prix at the National Stadium in Gaborone on 29 April 2023. ((Pic:Monirul Bhuiyan/Press Photo)

Cash flows for athletics team

The athletics team that participated at the Budapest World Championships will smile all the way to the bank after the corporate sector came on board with cash rewards.

Troubles ahead: Butale faces hefty legal costs PIC:MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Butale’s half a million pula presidency cost

In his pursuit for restoration as the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) president, Biggie Butale has thus far accumulated costs estimated at over P500,000.

Peanuts: Ex-soldiers currently contending their measly pension benefits  PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Ticking clock in retired soldiers’

With ex-soldiers currently contending the measly pension benefits plight they face after exiting the military before court, time is of the essence for President Mokgweetsi Masisi-led administration as they seek to now ‘right’ past wrongs. Time is indeed a big factor as Masisi begs for it, the time his government says former president Ian Khama had but failed to use both as a soldier and commander-in-chief, Mmegi Staffer MOMPATI TLHANKANE follows the issue

Mater Spei students queuing to get inside the school FILE PIC

Mater Spei students urged to up their game

FRANCISTOWN: Lawrence Lecha, a distinguished lawyer and alumnus of Mater Spei College, has urged students to strive for academic excellence and restore their revered institution to its former glory.

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