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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Old man tragically burns to death in his house

Police have confirmed the death of a 60-year-old man who tragically died in his burning house at Tonota's Borotsi ward over the weekend. Superintendent Oteng...
A life of music

A life of music

Jam for Brunch headed for Maun









* Accused councillor dispels muti murder rumours * Mob attacks man for suspected child abduction A Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Councillor who was implicated in hiring a man to abduct a child for election winning ritual murder has vehemently denied the...
I’ll beat you up

I’ll beat you up

F/town councillor in fiery confrontation with political rival Their animosity towards each other has become something of a legend in Blocks 7 and 8 in Francistown. Ipopeng Ward Councillor Jenamiso Mojaki and her political rival Onneile Mokalake were at it again...






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Business News

HRDC, Ministry of Labour and Skills Development collaborate

The Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) and the Ministry of Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development (MELSD) entered into a collaborative partnership. The two entities...

AfCTA no overnight fix

Continental free trade agreement a 'long journey' Slightly dampening the excitement building following President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s announcement Botswana will sign the African Continental Free Trade...

An african affair

Botswana Companies To Exhibit At Intra Africa Trade Fair It has been confirmed that companies from Botswana will be amongst the exhibitors at the inaugural...
Beware festive fraudsters

Beware festive fraudsters

Orange's new director

Orange’s new director

Bank rate remains low

Bank rate remains low

Sports News

Bantsi retains his South Region Athletics seat

Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) President, Moses Bantsi, was given another term to lead the Southern African Athletic body at an elective congress in South...

Sunday bloody Sunday

Football fans to pay with their blood for Tafic match In one of the more unusual initiatives by the newly appointed Tafic Football Club Chairman,...

Top 8 dzo dusa

Expect excitement as Mascom top 8 returns The eighth edition of the Mascom Top 8 is set to get off to an explosive start when...

Court Stories

Deadly dues

Herdboy accused of killing employer's son in fight over unpaid wages A 33-year-old herdboy is facing a murder charge after allegedly stabbing his employer’s son...

Mother dumps baby in a toilet

" I left her as a Christmas gift" Overwhelmed and desperate, a young and single mother from Thamaga village recently abandoned her baby inside a...

Tears, fears and beers

Man accused of insulting friend cries in court A 35-year-old man accused of insulting his friend, broke down in court on Wednesday morning, weeping frustrated...

Columns

No good news

A STORY OF TWO HEADLINES It’s a season to be jolly and I wish I could write something good about my country but no positive...

Do you know about STEALTHING?

In its daily service provision Botswana Gender Based Violence Prevention & Support Centre encounters diverse issues that are experienced in intimate relationships. Stealthing is one...

Give and Take

Giving and thinking of others. That is what the Christmas spirit is supposed to be about. In my experience, though, the holiday seasonis also a time...
Sickening blue lies

Sickening blue lies

The fiery seeds of discontent

The fiery seeds of discontent

Fast Food for Thought

Fast Food for Thought

A year after the coup

A year after the coup

Big Weekend

Dj Kaylo heads to Khipi dolo fest

DJ Kaylo will join a number of South African artists for the 9th annual Khipi Dolo show at The Place in Mafikeng on Saturday. The...

Shanky briz releases music video

Sirishebo Nshimwe, who goes by stage name Shanky Briz, has dropped a music video for his song, ‘Going Home'. The Afro pop number, which is...

Manto 7 drops Asante sana Mungu

Shakawe’s forgotten Kwasa Kwasa star, Chris Manto 7 is back with a blazing new single titled 'Asante Sana Mungu’. The tasty track, which was recorded...
Jameson connects Yacht club

Jameson connects Yacht club

Waar was jy back

Waar was jy back

Berry Heart launches Kgolo

Berry Heart launches Kgolo

Thamaga bush bash

Thamaga bush bash

Big Interview

Soaring for the skies

A soul on fire At the age of just 33, Captain Kgomotso Phatsima often has the world at her feet – literally. The brilliant young officer...

Born to broadcast

The brainy broadcaster with a big heart Hypnotized by the magic of radio from an early age, Layani Elias always knew he wanted to be...

Taking stock with Tsheole

An instinct for economics With a natural flair for numbers, 43-year-old Thapelo Tsheole is perfectly suited to lead the Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) –...
Misa's new messiah

MISA’s new messiah

Young and ambitious

Young and ambitious

Voice on Fashion

Motiv8 opens fashion stores in Botswana

A new high-end store specializing in high range fashion merchandise opens its doors last Friday at the Game City Mall. The event marked the first...

Beating the winter blues

Common perception dictates that winter limits people’s fashion sense, with outfits chosen for comfort and warmth rather than style. However, Goitseone Tshimologo, one of Francistown’s...

Modelling guru benchmarks in SA

The Owner and Director of local modeling agency, X Models Agency, Latty Motlhalamme is currently in Johannesburg, South Africa to learn about how to...
The Pinafore returns

The Pinafore returns

50 and Dapper!

50 and Dapper!

Chillin Out

What’s eating you K.U.D?

He's not known to make inflammatory statements on social media. In fact DJ K.U.D is widely known for his calmness and for his hip-hop and...

Don’t cartoon yourself

It is everyone's right to sue if they feel their rights have been trampled upon. However Selibi- Phikwe’s Member of Parliament, Dithapelo Keorapetse’s letter of...

OZI F Teddy wants to suck [email protected]#k

One of the most trending rappers in the country is not happy about the recently announced Yarona FM nominations. Calling out the Judges at the...
Kast vs Dj tips beef

Kast vs Dj tips beef

No nights with Maxy!

No nights with Maxy!

Easy B and home coming excuses

Easy B and home coming excuses

Phunya please explain yourself

Phunya please explain yourself

Pipe down Bonnie

Pipe down Bonnie

Disrespecting the dead

Disrespecting the dead

Featured Stories

A life of music

Born of a musical family, Mmaphala Letsatle’s existence has been characterized by melodic sounds since childhood. Indeed, her very name is steeped in musical meaning. “My...

Boko’ s nightmare

With the general elections drawing ever closer, politicians are positioning themselves for their final push for power. The latest to stake a claim is the...

117 years and still going strong

Nestled deep in the heart of the Kweneng District, roughly 40 kilometres from Molepolole village, Mosekele lands is the home to a woman rumoured...