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Botswana Win Group B, Face Zimbabwe in Last 8 of Cosafa Cup

[SAFA] Botswana ensured they finished top of the standings in Group B at the COSAFA Cup in Polokwane on Friday, 1 June at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium as they romped to a record 6-0 win over Mauritius and a total of seven out of possible nine point from their three matches. (AllAfrica)

Masisi Consoles Nwako Family

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Mokgweetsi Masisi (second right) and First Lady Neo Masisi (third right) conveying a message of condolences to the Nwako family following the death of Ms Jeanette Nwako, wife of the late former cabinet minister Mr Moutlakgola Nwako. (AllAfrica)

UNDP Mobilises Against Measles

[Botswana Daily News] Sehithwa -The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Botswana through its Ngamiland Sustainable Land Management (SLM) project has donated medication to address challenges of measles affecting cattle and the communities around Lake Ngami. (AllAfrica)

Govt Vows to Support Entertainment Industry

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Government aims to provide adequate support for a structured environment conducive to the thriving of the entertainment industry, President Mokgweetsi Masisi has said. (AllAfrica)

Botswana, Saharawi Strengthen Relations

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Mokgweetsi Masisi meeting President Brahim Ghali of Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic during official talks at Office of the President in Gaborone yesterday (May 31). (AllAfrica)

Botlogetswe in Hengelo

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -After clocking new personal best times in every race at the recent Commonwealth Games in Australia, Botswana's 400 metres runner, Christine Botlogetswe is now receiving numerous international invitations. (AllAfrica)

Makwala Sustains Hamstring Tendon Tear

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -A Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) conducted on May 29, has shown that Isaac Makwala has sustained a hamstring tendon tear. (AllAfrica)

Botswana Takes the Lead in Cosafa Cup Group B

[Namibian] A dramatic late equaliser from Kabelo Seakanyeng for Botswana saw them move closer to a quarter-final place as they held Malawi 1-1 in Group B at the COSAFA Cup in Polokwane after Angola had earlier played their way back into contention. (AllAfrica)

New Firm to Assist With Financial Literacy

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -It is no secret that many Batswana struggle with incompetent financial decisions in their everyday lives, which cover saving, investing, insurance and retirement planning. (AllAfrica)

Govt to End Info. Drought

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Mokgweetsi Masisi has acknowledged that speculation by media houses on some topical issues was due to lack of access to information and made a commitment to end information drought the media had complained about. (AllAfrica)

Journos, Civic Leaders Cram Mass Media Auditorium

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Private media practitioners, state media journalists, senior government officials and leaders of civic society crammed inside the Mass Media complex auditorium yesterday (May 30) to meet President Mokgweetsi Masisi and almost his entire cabinet to exchange views on how government and members of the Fourth Estate should interact going forward. (AllAfrica)

Masisi to Open Cucsa Games

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Mokgwetsi Masisi is expected to officially open the Confederation of Universities and Colleges Sports Association (CUCSA) 2018 games, which will be hosted in Gaborone from June 18-22. (AllAfrica)

'Athletics Meet Needs Improvement'

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Athletics national championships are the marquee event for each and every National Sport Federation. (AllAfrica)

Govt Recognises Church Role

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Government recognises contribution by the church to community development. (AllAfrica)

Long Awaited Media Briefing Today

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Mokgweetsi Masisi will this afternoon at 3pm open a new page by holding the long awaited press briefing by the presidency. (AllAfrica)

Lensman Tells Khama Story

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Press Photo's photo journalist, Monirul Bhuiyan dedicated his time capturing former president Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama's moments, both light, humorous and serious, over his 10-year presidency. (AllAfrica)

AP Launches in Kweneng, Promises Change

[Botswana Daily News] Molepolole -Leader of Alliance for Progressives (AP), Mr Ndaba Gaolathe says his party is ready for state power. (AllAfrica)

Ministry Cautions Public On Medicine

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Ministry of Health and Wellness has cautions the public about potential safety issues related to the use of antiretroviral medicine called Dolutegravir (DTG). The drug has a potential to affect neural tube development during early conception. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Club Licensing Vital

[Botswana Daily News] Palapye -Botswana Football Association (BFA) president, McLean Letshwiti has called on first division football clubs to begin the club licensing process. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Muzila Decries Tafic Relegation

[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -The relegation of Tafic Football Club from the country's elite league to Debswana First Division (North) has touched many hearts in Francistown, including the mayor of Francistown, Sylvia Muzila. (AllAfrica)

New Leader Promises Transformation

[Botswana Daily News] Ghanzi -Goemeone Letebele, who retained Ghanzi regional football Association chairmanship without a challenger on May 26, says grassroots development and women league football topped his agenda list. (AllAfrica)

Botswana, Mauritius Claim Upset Wins in Group B

[CAF] Botswana and Mauritius pulled off upset results at the start of Group B action at the COSAFA Cup at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Monday to hand the competition an early shake up. (AllAfrica)

Botswana and Mauritius Kick Off Cosafa Cup With a Bang

[SAFA] Botswana and Mauritius pulled off upset results at the start of Group B action at the 2018 COSAFA Cup played at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Monday (28 May 2018) to hand the competition an early shake up. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Angola Lose to Botswana 1-2

[ANGOP] Luanda -The national team lost Monday afternoon to Botswana 1-2, in a debut game at the regional football tournament "Taša Cosafa", underway in Lipopo, South Africa. (AllAfrica)

Prudent Approach to Fiscal Management Essential

[Botswana Daily News] Orapa -Vice President, Mr Slumber Tsogwane says prudent approach to fiscal management is essential for all Batswana to benefit. (AllAfrica)

Athletics - Sibanda Wins Double

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana's 400m finest runner, Karabo Sibanda has won double at the AUSC Region 5, Regional Annual Sport Awards (RASA) held in Johannesburg, South Africa on May 26. (AllAfrica)

Malete Land Board Engages Community

[Botswana Daily News] Otse -Malete Land Board on May 25 took to the village of Otse in the South East District to breach the gap between Gamalete land authority and the community. (AllAfrica)

Emphatic Lionesses Crowned African Queens

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Lionesses saw off neighbors Uganda 29-7 to emerge victorious at the Africa Women's Sevens Championship on Sunday evening in Gaborone, Botswana, ending years of playing second fiddle. (AllAfrica)

Lionesses Crowned African Queens in Gaborone

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Lionesses saw off neighbors Uganda 29-7 to be emerge victorious at the Africa Women's Sevens Championship on Sunday evening in Gaborone, Botswana, ending years of playing second fiddle. (AllAfrica)

Northern Trade Fair Underway

[The Patriot] The long awaited Business Botswana Northern Trade Fair finally started on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Otela Sees Bright Future in Athletics

[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -Twelve-year-old Kelebonye Otela lives and walks the vision to take athletics as her sporting code to greater heights. (AllAfrica)