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Sjapi ready for ‘Webechuana’

Reviving the Independence spirit through music Organisers of the 'WeBechuana' music festival slated for 29th September at My Destiny Farms in Serowe believe their show...

How nine elephants were electrocuted

An Engineer's perspective The death of nine elephants near Dukwi this past weekend has been a hot topic both on social and mainstream media. The...

“I’m not a murderer”

Alleged cop killer set free as police search for the culprit. After spending 13 days in a police cell and three months appearing in court...

Dibotelo fires back

Chief Justice prays for dismissal of Judges' urgent application Chief Justice Maruping Dibotelo has come out guns blazing following an urgent application by four judges...

Meat wasted as villagers await permission to skin elephants

Residents of Dukwi village were left fuming after waiting for two days to get permission to skin nine elephants that died of electrocution on...

Bicko Gee raps Steve Biko memoirs

Very few artists have recorded music about South African anti-apartheid activist Bantu Stephen Biko. The one song that comes to mind is rock star Peter...

Ghetto’s magical hands of beauty

For a quarter of a century, Mary Tlhowe has made a living from putting a smile on people’s faces. No, she’s not a comedian but...

Botswana’s economy stuck in the 60’s

25 years away from a globalised knowledge based economy European Union University Teacher Development Advisor, Professor Roy Du Pre has compared Botswana's current economy to...

Bloody brawl

Police dismiss xenophobia in Zimbabweans versus Batswana clash Nine people from Nshakashogwe village are nursing ugly wounds following a violent clash that had all the...

Mowana copper mine operations to stabilise

Copper prices expected to be on the up until 2020 Botswana's only productive copper mine, Mowana Copper Mine in Mosetse village is putting on a...

Filling in the cracks

While a little crack on Botswana People's Party President Motlatsi Molapisi's veranda could simply be natural wear, it could also be seen as symbolic...

Water sport, a hit at Makgadikgadi epic

Over 6, 000 spectators invade Sua Town Beach Almost every spectator was asking the same question - "What is this?” ………. “Is it a beach?”...

Trace tv courts locals

The local audio visual scene and exposure is set to reach dizzying heights thanks to a local company's collaboration with international partners including popular...

Out in the cold

*Refugees stranded inside Francistown Centre for Illegal Immigrants *Govt defies court ruling ordering their release In an ugly twist to the drawn-out legal battle between the...

On your mark

Botswana set to shine at World Championships The World Championships in London could go down in history as Botswana's best moment - should everything go...

Spedu revives Phikwe trade show

Corporate and company stalls still available The anual Selebi Phkwe Trade and Exhibition Show returns to the copper mining town this coming week after a...

Three vie for F/town South

Battle lines drawn for BDP primaries The ruling Botswana Democratic Party has stepped up its efforts in their well calculated move to hold primary elections...

A music festival for Tafic

Tagwilila celebrations confirmed Tafic Football Club supporters and soccer lovers in general have been urged to attend the ‘Tagwilla Music Festival’, slated for 5th August...

Money in the sand

The mention of mining in Botswana usually conjures glamorous images of diamonds. Indeed, not many would think of sand when discussing the country’s mining...

“Purchase of gripens immoral”-BCP

BCP condemns BDP's misplaced priorities Botswana Congress Party (BCP) president Dumelang Saleshando has slammed the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) for failing to create meaningful...

Acute shortage of accountants-BICA

Only 1 223 registered Accounting Professionals Botswana is still grappling with a persistent acute shortage of Chartered Accountants. According to Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA)'s...

Murder in the royal house

Wife and son arrested in Mopipi Chief murder case A dark cloud hangs over the dusty village of Mopipi in Boteti district following the brutal...

Boost for Letsholathebe sports

Retired High Court Judge, John Zwibili Mosojane put a smile on Letsholathebe Primary School football and netball teams last Wednesday. The two sports teams each...

Boost for Letsholathebe sports

Retired High Court Judge, John Zwibili Mosojane put a smile on Letsholathebe Primary School football and netball teams last Wednesday. The two sports teams each...

We don’t need weapons of mass destruction

Francistown West Member of Parliament, Ignatius Moswaane is known for shooting from the hip. His combustible and volatile demeanour has divided opinion, creating both friends...

Promoter par excellence

DJ SK talks Francistown Jazz Festival For a man who has done so much for local jazz music, Soares Katumbela gets far less credit than...

Ghetto gruesome murder

Accused delivered by TB Joshua in 2014 Allegations of drug peddling, forgery and uttering of false documents are flying thick and fast in a murder...

Police officer found dead- murder suspected

Francistown police are investigating a case in which a 26-year-old man was found hanging from the rafters of his house on Thursday evening. Confirming the...

Tafic FC on shaky ground

Early signs of cracks at Matjiminyenga as Motaung quits The euphoria still hangs in the atmosphere, and the celebratory chants are still vividly playing in...

Mosienyane bids business Botswana farewell

Business Botswana President Lekwalo Mosienyane bid his colleagues farewell at the just ended Northern Trade Fair. The BB President's contract comes to an end in...

BDP trio snub disciplinary committee

The three suspended Botswana Democratic Part (BDP) members failed to appear for a disciplinary hearing yesterday in Francistown. The trio Otsile Moses, Boago Mosarwane and...

Saved from the mob

Police rescues man wrongfully accused of robbery and rape A young man from Mandunyane village suspected to be a robber and rapist intends to take...

Vegetable demand too much for local farmers

Big retailers still import seasonal vegetables and fruits South Africa's horticultural farmers continue to benefit immensely from Botswana's inability to produce enough vegetables and fruits...

A scribe in the political space

The mere mention of his name around Monarch and Blue Town never fails to get a reaction out of an audience. Tebogo Toteng is a...

Youth lead Pilikwe economic revival

Young people at Pilikwe village are at the fore-front of reviving the village’s ailing economy. Once known for its enterprising inhabitants and model for self...

China railways sued for negligence

Injured woman demands P300 000 compensation China Railways, a company undertaking the construction of the Thapama interchange in Francistown has run out of time in...

The diamond finder

"Without the dedicated labour of Batswana, we would never have discovered diamonds" 50 years ago, a 23-year-old geologist from Transkei came to Botswana on an...

LEA’s mentorship programme hailed

Media tour reveals undocumented entrepreneurship success stories Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) was given a nod of approval by entrepreneurs in Boteti, Serowe and Palapye during...

Teenager dies in a fist fight

Three teenagers are in police custody for questioning in connection with the death of a 16 year old boy from Block II in Francistown. According...

Promotion company breathes life into ghetto music scene

Ghetto artists praise Special Guru Promotions The first annual Kwambala Cup Music Festival (KCMF) was a massive success. The show held at the old Francistown stadium...