Articles tagged 'botswana'

Khama warns Mnangagwa 30 September 2018 HARARE - Former Botswana president Ian Khama has warned President Emmerson Mnangagwa against entertaining fly by night foreign investors who do not add value to the country's tottering economy, the Daily News on Sunday can report. Speaking during a Confederation of Zimbabwe Industry Investment...
Ian Khama warns President Mnangagwa 30 September 2018 HARARE - Former Botswana president Ian Khama has warned President Emmerson Mnangagwa against entertaining fly by night foreign investors who do not add value to the country's tottering economy, the Daily News on Sunday can report. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
87 elephants killed in Botswana 6 September 2018 GABERONE - The carcasses of 87 elephants have been found near a wildlife sanctuary in Botswana, in what conservation group Elephants Without Borders called "the largest scale of elephant poaching to date". The remains were discovered during an aerial survey near a protected elephant sanctuary,...
Mhofu challenges locally-based Warriors 18 April 2018 HARARE - Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa has urged the locally-based players in his squad for today’s match against Botswana to prove that they deserve a chance to play in the important matches. Zimbabwe take on neighbours Botswana at the National Sports Stadium this afternoon as part of the ...
Kazungula Bridge spells economic doom for Zim 17 March 2018 HARARE - Economists have warned that the newly-commissioned Kazungula rail road bridge between Zambia and Botswana spells economic doom for Zimbabwe as it would divert business from the country. The bridge bypasses Zimbabwe, meaning trucks from South Africa can now cross via Mafikeng to Botswa...
Zim Christian author concludes Southern African tour 19 December 2017 HARARE - Christian author and success coach Brilliant Pongo has just concluded a tour of Southern Africa which saw him travel to South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe. One of the highlights of the tour was the “Powered to Succeed” book event in Francistown, Botswana which took place during the f...
'Former VP Mphoko arrested' 3 December 2017 HARARE - Mystery surrounds the whereabouts of former vice president Phelekezela Mphoko who arrived in the country on Friday through Plumtree Border Post amid reports that he might have been detained upon his entry in the country from Botswana. Former Higher and Tertiary Education minister, Jon...
I've no sympathy for Mugabe: Khama 24 November 2017 HARARE - Botswana President Ian Khama has said he does not wish ousted President Robert Mugabe well but does not wish him ill either following a tragic end to his repressive 37-year rule on Tuesday. Mugabe was forced to resign as president after nearly four decades in power, halting impeachmen...
Go for your dreams - Ganje 9 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwean-born businessman Herbert Ganje says aspiring entrepreneurs must go for their dreams despite the various economic challenges. “My advice to emerging young business people is to venture into something that they are passionate about. Because days will come when money will not ...
Businessman in the dock over $1,2m 7 September 2017 HARARE - A Bulawayo-based businessman was hauled before the courts yesterday after he allegedly externalised $1,2 million to Botswana without the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s (RBZ) authority. Farid Shadat, 45, of Baxendale Road in Khumalo in Bulawayo appeared before Harare magistrate Josephine S...
Break good for us, says Mutasa 21 August 2017 HARARE – Dynamos coach Lloyd Mutasa feels the two-week break the Glamour Boys have enjoyed has given his side’s injured players time to recover as they launch an assault on the Castle Lager Premiership title. The Zimbabwe Football Association cancelled all league action two weeks ago to pave w...
'Angry' judge defies Khama 25 May 2017 GABORONE - Botswana's Court of Appeal (CoA) Judge president Ian Kirby is furious that President Ian Khama appears to be wrongly advised in his refusal to appoint veteran attorney Omphemetse Motumise as a judge. According to sources close to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), Kirby expresse...
Opposition forms coalition to challenge Ian Khama in 2019 polls 6 February 2017 GABORONE - Opposition groups have reportedly come together to form a coalition to challenge President Ian Khama's Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in 2019 elections. The BDP has been in power since 1966. According to eNCA, four parties - the Botswana National Front, the Botswana Movement for...
15 Zimbos escape from Bots prison 18 January 2017 BULAWAYO - A police manhunt has been launched for 15 highly-dangerous Zimbabwean prisoners who escaped from a prison in Francistown, Botswana. Some of the escapees had already been convicted while others were on remand. According to Botswana media reports, a total of 18 prisoners broke free...
Exiled musician drops another protest album 21 November 2016 HARARE - Hapson Handson Mabika, aka Dread Reckless, is producing a new protest album of satire titled Ndarota Uchitama. Since Dread Reckless is exiled in Botswana, the album will be smuggled into Zimbabwe. [GoogleAd] “This is political stuff but I have other non-political albums still in...
Khama criticism wounds Mugabe 23 September 2016 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe and his embattled administration once again find themselves under a fresh regional and international spotlight, after Botswana President Ian Khama bluntly told the nonagenarian that it was time for him to leave office. Analysts, pro-democracy activists and oppo...
Air Zim boss murder: Details emerge 10 May 2016 HARARE - Horrifying details have emerged that Air Zimbabwe public relations manager, Shingai Dhliwayo, was callously murdered by yet unknown thugs, who used a rope to tie her to a tree, and then bizarrely tied her hands, legs, neck also using a rope and was gagged on the mouth. Her lifeless bo...
Young Warriors fall to Botswana 4 April 2016 BULAWAYO - The Young Warriors were on Sunday left with an uphill task after losing to visiting Botswana in the first leg of their 2017 African Under-20 Championships qualifier. The Zimbabwe young stars will have to up their game when they travel to Lobatse, Botswana for the second leg on April...
Misfortune drives Meleka 9 March 2016 HARARE - For Elvis Meleka, football offers a haven of hope beyond the heartache of family misfortune, an opportunity to enjoy a touch of escapism from those emotional wounds. Some of the images that linger in Meleka's memories are not that pleasant. Long before he started playing in Zimbabw...
Edmore Mufema's cruel fate 13 January 2015 HARARE – He says his distinctive goal celebration — arms widespread and mimicking the journey of an eagle in flight — was because of his sharp alertness, just like the famous bird, a fox-in-the-box striker with the speed of thought and action to put away the slightest of chances. At the peak o...
Young Warriors reach semis 13 December 2014 BULAWAYO - The Zimbabwe Under-20 boys’ team reached the semi-finals of the on-going African Union Sports Commission (AUSC) Region 5 Youth Games after beating Malawi 2-1 at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday. The Young Warriors will now meet Namibia in today’s semi-final at Luveve Stadium. The ...
Sevens championship explodes at PE 29 November 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Rugby Sevens chairman Donald Mangenje says the country is more than capable of hosting a successful Confederations of African Rugby (Car) Sevens Africa Cup this weekend. “I can say we are ready for the tournament,” Mangenje told the Daily News yesterday at Prince Edward, the ...
Warriors- Zebras match tickets go on sale 27 September 2014 HARARE - Tickets for Zimbabwe's tie against Botswana set for Tuesday will not be sold on match day, Botswana Football Association communications manager, Phakamile Kraai has said. The national team, which will be playing under the banner of the Young Warriors, face the Zebras at the Gaborone N...
New dawn for Warriors 24 September 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's rebuilding exercise will kick-off next week when the Warriors travel to Gaborone for an international friendly against Botswana.  The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) in August announced it has disbanded the Warriors after failure to progress to the later stages of the ...
Arnold Chaka eyes Zim return 16 April 2014 HARARE - Botswana-based Zimbabwean defender Arnold Chaka is eyeing a return to the Castle Premiership when his contract with Mochudi Centre Chiefs expires in July. Chaka joined Centre Chiefs in 2011 from Gunners and lead the club to two consecutive beMobile Premiership titles in 2012 and 2013....