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Thutlwe rules

As he getS another chance In 2014, at the tender age of 30, Kagiso Thutlwe became the youngest mayor of the capital city, Gaborone. This week,...

I want P540 million

Pardoned ex-convict demands VIP land, e-passport a farm, a business and a driver’s licence A pardon for a convicted rapist has landed the Office of...

Gone but not forgotten

Local stars pay tribute to Steez On Sunday morning, Batswana woke to the sad new that TV personality and rapper Steez had died in a...

Gaborone mayor charged with drunken driving

Recently re-elected Gaborone Mayor, Kagiso Thutlwe has fallen from hero to zero with the news that he will be in court for a drunken...

UDC unconcerned at “Mokoko’s” Tlokweng Election Entry

The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) claim to be unconcerned at Friday’s shock news that a third, independent candidate will stand for the Tlokweng...

Guma’s grief

Known for his no nonsense attitude during parliamentary proceedings, Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) big-wig Samson Moyo Guma does not suffer fools gladly. Visiting the outspoken...

Molosi’s ‘We Are All Blue’ premiers this winter

This winter, one of the country’s most successful and talented actors, Donald Molosi will release a Docu-film, titled ‘We Are All Blue’. The film, for...

Motumisi triumphs over Khama

•"You were dead wrong" judges tell Khama The law Society of Botswana (LSB) on Wednesday Morning prevailed over President Ian Khama in a case in...

Dramaboi eyes world tour

2017 is shaping up to be another eventful year for local Motswako sensation Dramaboi. The 24-year-old rapper, real name Thuto Ramphaleng, is busy planning his...

Breaking news: Missing woman returns

In a twist to the shocking incident initially suspected to be suicide, Caroline Roberts-Otto who was reported missing in March handed herself to the...

Charma Gal talks fund raising album launch event

This Friday all roads lead to the Duma FM grounds where Mosakaso singer Charma Gal will host her “keya Mokolodi” album launch pre-party. The album title track recently...

STEPS Botswana hosts successful film screening

The local ancillary of Social Transformation and Empowerment Project (STEPS), recently cast some light into the dark realities of corrupt practices by multinational companies...

Disgraced AFM pastor arraigned

Four thugs claim they attacked the pastor for failing to pay them for wife's murder Battered and bruised, the once celebrated Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM)...

Busted

Founding ombudsman's wife in court for P50 000 bribery Amid thrilling tales of undercover sting operations and bribery, the trial of Magdeline Maine, widow of...

Mr Price Group eyes FWB

Next weekend the city capital will host the biggest fashion event in the country dubbed Fashion Without Boarders (FWB). At the event, African giant, Boss...

Hamptons organisers court UB40, Lionel Richie, Jill Scott for next year’s...

This year’s instalment of the annual Hamptons Jazz Festival has been cancelled. Organisers have said that the show will now be hosted in March next...

Orange Letlhafula slated for May 6

The annual Orange Letlhafula will this year be celebrated on May 6th under the theme A Re Ipele Dijo, Mmino, Kapari, le Mowa Wa...

Return of the Prodigal son

Many voters are waiting with bated breath for President Ian Khama to issue a writ for the Tlokweng constituency bye- election. Tlokweng fell vacant when...

Murder she wrote

  Letter claims missing woman was a member of a cult The frantic search for Caroline Roberts-Otto, the woman who went missing in Gaborone last week...

She’s back!

Charma Gal’s journey from ‘Phakalane’ to Mokolodi   Known for her provocative and often controversial lyrics, one of the country’s most versatile singer-songwriters, Charma Gal has...

BCPWL to petition government

Botswana Congress Party Women’s league (BCPWL) say they will petition government to address what they call a seven-year-old education crisis in the country. The BCPWL...

Orange sued for defamation

Mobile network company Orange Botswana was this week slapped with court papers, charged with 'invasion of privacy'. This was after a woman, cited in court...

Kgosi to testify in court

For the first time since his appointment, Director General of Intelligence and Security Services, Isaac Kgosi, will testify in court when his high profile...

Master Dee hits back at My Star winner

  Following last week's revelation by former talent show 'My Star' winner, Ontefetse Osego, that he has not received all his cash prize, the show's...

Thabo Masilo admits to murder

Murder accused, Thabo Masilo, has admitted to the infamous murder of a St Josephs College student, Tshepang Motlhabane, in Gaborone's Phase IV location five...

Obey court orders or face arrest magistrate tells Makgalemele

The Assistant Minister of Health and Wellness, Phillip Makgalemele has been instructed to obey court orders or face prison. Passing judgement on Makgalemele on Wednesday...

My star winner demands payment

Whilst this year’s competition just recently kicked off this past Friday in Gaborone with the top 41 launch, My Star past winner Ontefetse Osego...

Khama wants third term in office- Nasha

Former National Assembly speaker, Dr Margaret Nasha says that President Ian Khama may seek a third term in office by way of the new...

Nkate’s next move

Jacob Nkate is no stranger to the limelight. His former roles include Secretary General of the Botswana Democratic Party, Minister of Education and CEO...

‘Khama’s not to blame’

Venson-Moitoi defends President's AU absence The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi, is adamant that President Ian Khama’s absence from most African...

My Star’s Master Dee finally bows down to pressure

After 10 seasons, the brand and face behind 'My Star' talent search show has given up his throne and has taken a step back...

Khama endorses Ndaba in UDC leadership saga

President Ian Khama believes Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) leader Ndaba Gaolatlhe should be president of the coalition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC). He says...

Charma Gal to feature Mtukudzi on upcoming album

Superstar songstress Charma Gal will have to come up with something special to eclipse the huge success achieved by her award-winning previous album, ‘Sekuta...

Boko vows to take Guma, Khama and Masisi to prison

*Rasesa election this weekend Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President, Duma Boko, says he will not hesitate taking corrupt politicians to prison should his party...

The budget speech should address basic education needs- BOSETU

The Botswana Sectors of Education Trade Union (BOSETU) has called on the Minister of Finance Kenneth Matambo to allocate a bigger share of budget...

Khama, Bissau to smoke out drug mules

Bissau injects 1 million pula -Informers will be paid P500 The last time he made headlines was when he was involved in a bloody brawl...

BNF retains UDC Presidency

P1000 for UDC membership, UDC congress slated for July, Saleshando shipped to another constituency. The newly launched Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) coalition today announced...

Khama, Boko, Kgosi face off over threat to kill

I am not your witness- Boko The Extension II magistrate court was this morning crammed to capacity when presiding Magistrate Batho Kgerethwa heard a fresh...

Kgosi lays threat to kill charges against Boko’s associate

Director General of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DISS), Isaac Kgosi, is tomorrow expected to square up in court with Opposition leader, Duma...

Dikgosi demand sitting allowance

In a heated exchange this morning at the official opening of the 7th meeting of the 3rd Ntlo ya Dikgosi, some Magosi came with...