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BAA gets P2.5m

BAA gets P2.5m

Funds to aid Olympics Preparations Botswana  Athletics  Association (BAA)  has  received a  whooping P2.5 million  to use   towards   the  preparations   for the  upcoming  2020 Olympic games. Botswana   have  only   three  athletes   who  have  qualified for  the   games  being Nijel Amos  for  800m,Christine  Botlogetswe  and  Galefele e Moroko  for ...

BNOC taken off Olympics funds

BNOC taken off Olympics funds

Ahead of the  Tokyo  2020  Olympics games slated   for Japan, signs    of    discord  are already  visible  in the   local  sporting  fraternity   with  Botswana  National  Olympics  Committee(BNOC) no longer in charge  of   the  funds  for  the  games- however  the organization as the sole custodian of ...

Focus on Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Focus on Tokyo 2020 Olympics

•      After multiple injuries derail Doha plans •      Botswana athletes return empty handed  from World Champs Prior  to  the  IAAF  World Championships in Doha, Qatar  local  athletes  were expected  to shine  and ...

  • Franco’s Soul Fill Up
    The long awaited Soul Fill up music festival to be headlined by kwasa-kwasa king, Frank Lesokwane alias Franco will be staged April 2 at the National Stadium. The festival that should have happened April last year after countless requests […]
  • Cricket goes on
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  • Govt debt reaches P43 billion
    Covid-19 hits hard at Govt coffers Over P7 billion budget deficit anticipated Weak growth of  Govt revenue streams risky – expert BAKANG TIRO editors@thepatriot.co.bw The central bank, Bank of Botswana (BoB), has disclosed that government debt and guarantees increased […]
  • DIS after company Directors
    Introduce new vetting rules for Board of Directors New form requires private, personal information ‘It borders on invasion of privacy. Such declaration exposes family members to victimisation’ -CEO ‘It has potential to discourage talented board members’ -expert STAFF WRITERS […]
  • BPF throws spanner in the works
    Demands 12 constituencies in GaMmangwato Coalition partners disagree, want to conclude talks first To avoid problems, opposition should form one party – Analyst BAKANG TIRO editors@thepatriot.co.bw The Opposition Cooperation Forum faces the first insurmountable hurdle following a demand by […]

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