Masire dies
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Masire dies

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

Gaborone (Botswana) (AFP) – Botswana’s former president Sir Ketumile Masire, the southern African country’s second post-independence leader and who led efforts to bring peace to Mozambique, has…

Black President premieres in Nam
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Black President premieres in Nam

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Melba Kaure WINDHOEK – A South African pan African film, Black President was premiered in Namibia last week at the Katutura Community and Art Centre in…

Riky Rick’s emotional Father’s day message
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Riky Rick’s emotional Father’s day message

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Sharon Kavhu HARARE – South African rapper Riky Rick posted a touching message on Father’s Day as he recounted how he faced hard times growing up…

Cde Chinx, the last of a dying breed?
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Cde Chinx, the last of a dying breed?

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Jonathan Mbiriyamveka HARARE – Death as I know it, is never timely. And even if we know it exists, whenever we lose one of our own…

New sport talent scout org born
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New sport talent scout org born

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire An ambitious group of young Zimbabweans has come up with online scouting services for African students athletes called World Athletes Recruits (WAR).  Directors…

Sport Tourism – Unexploited engine of growth for the Southern African tourism industry
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Sport Tourism – Unexploited engine of growth for the Southern African tourism industry

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Andrew Bonani Kamanga THE unprecedented rise in the numbers of people traveling to and from sport events all over the world has given rise to the…

Nedbank investing big in SA soccer
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Nedbank investing big in SA soccer

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa CAPE TOWN – As part of the celebrations of youth month, Nedbank in association with The Sports Trust and the Department of Sport and…

Zimbabwe’s Warriors on a mission to find a way back to the top at the Cosafa Castle Cup
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Zimbabwe’s Warriors on a mission to find a way back to the top at the Cosafa Castle Cup

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Robson Sharuko HARARE – The Warriors haven’t roared at the COSAFA Castle Cup in recent years and their last victory was eight years ago on home…

19 years and still counting . . . The lengthy barren search for a major for Southern African elite golfers
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19 years and still counting . . . The lengthy barren search for a major for Southern African elite golfers

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Robson Sharuko HARARE – Ernie Els provided some hope on the opening day of the 2017 US Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin but, at the…

Contrasting views on NPL football hiatus
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Contrasting views on NPL football hiatus

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Jeremiah Ndjoze WINDHOEK – What is good for the goose is not always good for the gander, at least not when Namibian football politics comes into…

SA’ YouTube sensation joins Bots’s Rollers
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SA’ YouTube sensation joins Bots’s Rollers

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Bakang Mhaladi GABORONE – Tsepo ‘Skhwama’ Matete shot to fame when a YouTube video post of his skills attracted more than 700,000 views in 2015. A …

Madinda a possibility as Bots coach resigns
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Madinda a possibility as Bots coach resigns

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Bakang Mhaladi GABORONE – Former Zimbabwe international, Madinda Ndlovu has emerged as a possible candidate to replace Briton, Peter Butler who resigned as Botswana national team coach…

AFCON: Window of hope opens for marginalised Southern Africa
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AFCON: Window of hope opens for marginalised Southern Africa

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Robson Sharuko HARARE – A window of hope for southern Africa to host the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals within the next six years, appears…

Tempers fly at African ministers of trade meeting
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Tempers fly at African ministers of trade meeting

Staff Reporter - Jun 21, 2017

By Timo Shihepo Niamey – Several African ministers of trade were engaged in a heated verbal bust-up at the sixth African ministerial meeting of Continental Free Trade…

Agric experts push for strengthening of SADC grain reserves
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Agric experts push for strengthening of SADC grain reserves

Staff Reporter - Jun 19, 2017

Sifelani Tsiko The 2015 – 2016 El Nino-induced drought that plunged the entire SADC region into a food security crisis won’t be the last to hit agriculture.…

Economic hardships in Angola expose young people to cheap labour in Namibia
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Economic hardships in Angola expose young people to cheap labour in Namibia

Staff Reporter - Jun 19, 2017

Lahja Nashuuta Windhoek - Economic hardships in Angola have force many youths to skip the border into Namibia in search of better conditions. Most end up as…

Zimbabwe consults South Africa and Botswana on setting up a motor vehicle accident fund
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Zimbabwe consults South Africa and Botswana on setting up a motor vehicle accident fund

Staff Reporter - Jun 19, 2017

Wallace Mawire The Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe (TSCZ), a body established by the Traffic Safety Council Act with a mandate to promote safety on the country’s…

Africa blasts US withdrawal from climate change accord
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Africa blasts US withdrawal from climate change accord

Staff Reporter - Jun 19, 2017

Mpho Tebele Gaborone -A number of African countries have voiced their displeasure at the United State’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Change Accord. The accord…

Hichilema must face the music, says Zambian government
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Hichilema must face the music, says Zambian government

Staff Reporter - Jun 19, 2017

Lovemore Ranga Mataire recently in Zambia Zambian Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services Kampamba Mulenga has said opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema and his supporters must allow the…

Botswana ARMS DEAL: MPs petition Sweden
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Botswana ARMS DEAL: MPs petition Sweden

Staff Reporter - Jun 19, 2017

Mpho Tebele Gaborone - Opposition political parties in Botswana have petitioned the Swedish parliament and its government in an effort to block the government’s planned purchase of…