Tag: Southern africa

Winter night market

The 8th annual Rotary Club (Francistown) Winter Night Market is back on 7th July at the Francistown Club. The event, which is meant to be a fun evening for the whole family, will be used to raise funds for the Drug Awareness Campaign. There’ll be stalls for artifacts, vegetables, food...

Lepako launches in Ghetto

Frank Lesokwane will launch his latest album ‘Mene mene tekel’ at the Business Botswana Hall in Francistown this Saturday. The album title from the famous biblical writing on the wall has been creating waves in the country. It is still not clear why Franco went for such a title. However,...

Charma Gal and Culture Spears team up in Kanye

Having frequently performed together in recent times, Charma Gal’s ‘reunion’ with Culture Spears continues this Friday, with the two set to perform in tandem at the Desert Race Festival. Dubbed, ‘En route whistle festival’ courtesy of Hashtag entertainment in Kanye, the show will also feature Lex Bee and Crespo. Tickets...

Sports fraternity mourns tennis legend

Mikia Kalati THE sports fraternity is mourning the passing of legendary tennis administrator Mphalane Clement Notši. Notši, who was also the father of Kick4Life coach Leslie Notši, died in Maseru a fortnight ago after a short illness. The late Notši also played football playing for LCS FC but hung his...

LeFA explains World Cup votes U-turn

Mikia Kalati THE Lesotho Football Association (LeFA) has explained its reasons for changing their decision to vote for Morocco at the FIFA congress held last week in Russia. LeFA had initially told the Lesotho Times that it would support Morocco’s bid over a joint bid from the United States, Mexico...

Commotion in Bulawayo as Zanu PF supporters clash with City Council officials after refusing to pay parking fees

ZANU PF supporters on Friday clashed with Bulawayo City Council officials after they forced entry into the Bulawayo Large city Hall car park without paying parking fees for their cars. The city council charges $1 per hour per car to park while heavy vehicles such as buses and trucks pay...

Parliament exposes Home Affairs Minister Obert Mpofu

Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu has suffered the indignity of having the land which he was leasing from the government being withdrawn because of non-production and the neglect of farm equipment. In its findings on the land utilisation and management of estates investigation, the parliamentary portfolio committee on Public Accounts...

Here’s what came out of meeting between gays and top Zanu PF officials

TOP Zanu PF officials have met with representatives of the lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community with signs President Emmerson Mnangagwa was keen on mending bridges with old enemies to bolster his election bid. The surprise development was confirmed by Gays and Lesbians Association of Zimbabwe (GALZ) director, Chester...

Joy as Mnangagwa promises to fully implement devolution soon after elections, provinces to run their own economies

GOVERNMENT will begin to fully implement devolution in terms of the constitution soon after the July 30 elections so that all provinces will run their own economies, says President Emmerson Mnangagwa. He said this in Gwanda, the provincial capital of Matebeleland South which is one of the provinces whose inhabitants...

President Mnangagwa’s close ally in trouble as Nelson Chamisa invades his backyard

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s close confidante, Local Government minister July Moyo’s bid to represent Redcliff in next month’s elections will come under scrutiny after opposition MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa’s decision to take his campaign to his backyard. Mnangagwa was forced out of Kwekwe by then little-known Blessing Chebundo at the...