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Wizards dancer passes away

Popular house Kwasa group, Wizards of the desert have confirmed the death of one of their celebrity dancers, Tabona Seretse. Seretse passed away this morning...

Butchered

Husband follows blood trail to find wife's lifeless body A blood splattered kitchen and shovel hint at the terrifying last moments of 27-year-old Ellionair Ndlovu,...

South african comic duo sell out GICC

Inspiration is often found in the unlikeliest of places. A slip up by an immigration officer and three years later the comedy tour, ‘We are...

Lobatse Beef Festival slated for June 30th

The 6th annual Lobatse International Beef Festival (LIBF) will be held at the Lobatse Town Park on the 30th of June. Founded in March 2013...

Hamptons Humiliation

Jazz festival reported to authorities Outstanding refunds total almost P40, 000 The aftermath of last month’s Hamptons Jazz Festival continues to kick up a stink, with...

The hyena is not mine!

Funeral palour explains beast in premises Managing Director (MD) of Olitha Funeral Parlour in Mogoditshane, Calvin Ngwape has dissociated himself from a hyena that was...

Isaac Kgosi fired

# 'The most powerful man in Botswana' cut down to size # Masis flexes his muscle and fires 'untouchable' Kgosi For many, the news that...

The Hamptons: behind the scenes with Shazz

Billy Ocean reveals why show was originally postponed * Budhaza left stranded * Debbie Smith nowhere to be found The much-anticipated Hamptons Jazz festival, which...

Radio presenter turns novelist

Female radio personality debuts memoir: Naledi Confessions Local female radio personality and journalist Rorisang Mogojwe this week released her first book titled Naledi Confessions. Sold at...

Zakes Bantwini back in Bots

Six years after his last performance on Botswana soil, South African record producer and singer Zakes Bantwini makes his long-awaited return to the country...

GICC to host comedy giants

Tumi Morake, Ndumiso Lindi debuts in Botswana Two South African comedy giants, Tumi Morake and Ndumiso Lindi are expected to tickle their audience at a...

The President’s right hand man

Soft-spoken but no pushover He was first introduced to political activism in his University of Botswana (UB) days as a Bachelor of Arts Humanities student. Fast...

Blackbeard stole my baby

She gave up the child willingly - Blackbeard's mother In law Did the mother of a two-year-old baby give her up for adoption or was...

Zero hype over Tlatsa lebala

No Venue, No date Local rapper, Kast began his 2000 KM journey about three weeks ago on yet another campaign to create hype around his...

Sereetsi and the natives release Motoko

Album launch in September After a three year hiatus the much anticipated Sereetsi and the natives sophomore album titled Motokwe will finally be on the...

Chief Justice finds five guilty of murder

Five men accused of the brutal killing of a security guard back in 2013 were all found guilty of murder by Gaborone High Court...

“I do not consult anyone, not even the President”

The Director General of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DISS) Isaac Kgosi says he does not consult anyone, including the President of...

Vee’s ‘dark side’ exposed

• Angry dancer links VEE to Ghanaian juju priest • Claims hit maker exploits employees Odiirile Sento popularly known as Vee Wamampeezy is arguably Botswana’s most...

Mma Chiepe’s life story told on stage

Written and acted out by her 27-year-old granddaughter, the story of Mma Chiepe, one of Botswana’s most celebrated woman returns to the Maitisong festival...

Kgosikgolo musical to wow London

Dance group headed for the UK stage A 40- member dance group with a debut musical piece dubbed “Kgosi Kgolo The musical” is headed for...

DISS boss maintains “cool”

The Director General of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DISS)  Isaac Kgosi this morning told the probing Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that...

“You can never say no to the DISS!” – Kebonang

Former Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, Sadique Kebonang has admitted that ministers and senior government officials fear the Directorate of...

Dramaboi shines at the Castle Lite Unlocks show

As a build up to the main event in Johannesburg which will be headlined by Chance the rapper, Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL) hosted the...

Motlha’s album release slated for May

• Debut album called African Native He is undoubtedly the man of the moment following the hit single “Mma Motse”. The 24 year old with a...

BDF commander finally off the hook

The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) commander, Lieutenant General Placid Segokgo’s warrant of arrest was finally struck off the record on Wednesday before the Court...

Spy chief fingered in NPF looting

•KGOSI INSTRUCTED TRANSFER OF P250 FROM NPF - PS >FUNDS TRANSFERRED WITHOUT WRITTEN APPROVAL FROM THE MINISTER >P1. 4 billion boost to the fund...

MYSC deals entertainment industry a hard blow

MYSC stops hosting of festivals at stadium > Promoters to look for venues on the outskirts With declining Cd sales, the entertainment industry faces a...

Bulgarian nationals busted for ATM scams

Three Bulgarian nationals suspected to be behind the recent spate of FNB Automated Teller Machines (ATM) scams where money was wiped out of customers'...

Amantle Brown drops Bereka Mosadi

SOPHOMORE album expected in April She is back to the drawing board, and with her new banging single aptly titled “Beraka Mosadi, Amantle Brown has...

The Queen finally bows out

Zen calls it quits Zenzele Hirschfeld has just announced that she has quit artist management. Affectionately known as Zen, Hirschfeld exits the industry on April 1...

Togetherness stages Extravaganza in Maun

After hosting a successful event in Gaborone at the Molapo Stanbic Bank Piazza featuring South African “Omunye” boys, Togetherness festival is now headed to...

Celeb edition with coming soon

This week our celeb feature needs no introduction, He has become a popular side kick to one of Botswana legendary artists, Vee Mampeezy as...

Police brace themselves for accident free Easters

The Botswana Police Service (BPS) traffic Department will be on full guard on major roads this Easter holidays, an operation, which they say is...

Zoom Club murder suspect kills again

• Bail revoked One of the accused persons in the murder of a businessman at Zoom nightclub back in 2016 has allegedly murdered again. This was...

Hamptons show will go on despite restrictions

Popular Jazz festival, The Hamptons, which is scheduled for this Saturday will go on despite strict conditions issued by the Gaborone City Council (GCC)...

PAC to grill PS, Minister next week on NPF saga

As the drama surrounding the National Petroleum Fund (NPF) continues to unfold, the Public Accounts Committee(PAC) met this morning to discuss the inquiry. This was...

Bushiri Church takes government to court again tomorrow 

  The Gaborone High Court has postponed to tomorrow an urgent application by  Shepherd Bushiri's Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) to stop Government from closing down...

Kast sets off on 2, 000km walk this weekend

Local rapper cum marathon man Kast has confirmed he will embark on his mammoth 2, 000km walk this weekend. The music mogul told Voice Entertainment...

Thobo cultural fest to expand

This year’s Thobo Cultural Festival has been scheduled for September 2, with organisers keen to promote the Lobatse show well in advance to avoid...

‘Vee’s bouncers beat me up!’ – Penene

There is a storm brewing at Black Money Makers (BMM), with the label’s latest protégé claiming harassment by its owner, Odirile 'Vee' Sento. Bokamoso Nthompe,...