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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Cover page Stories

Buried like a dog

Tutume family mourn sister burnt to ashes For the Masekelakufa family in Tutume, the sight of a 12,5kg mealie meal bag that contained the charred...
Where is the head?

Where is the head?

Baring his soul

Baring his soul

Business News

Mountbatten set to acquire local safari camp

Mountbatten Limited Group, the one-time largest shareholder of Wilderness Safaris, is close to acquiring a local outfit, Xigera Safari Camp in the Okavango Delta. Voice...

Love is in the air

Cresta Marang Hotel will hold a wedding expo on Saturday the 25th of August from 9am to 6pm at their luscious green gardens. The objective...

Nata/ Gweta declared FMD free

Local farmers and the Government are breathing a sigh of relief from the economically crippling Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) that rendered infected produce...

Sports News

Let the ball roll

BPL DISMISS FEARS OF DELAYED START TO THE SEASON Botswana Premier League (BPL) CEO Styles Ntshinogang has confirmed the BTC Premiership 2018/19 season will start...

Match fixing could end rollers caf dream

Al Ahly and Espérance not new to underhand football tactics Township Rollers play in one of the most important fixtures in their footballing history this...

Football for empowerment

Moroka village hosts FFA tournament Four amateur football teams will lock horns in the inaugural annual Football Foundation for Africa (FFA) tournament on 18th August...
Tafic's new dawn

Tafic’s new dawn

GU at a crossroads

GU at a crossroads

Court Stories

Tlokweng murder suspect remanded in custody

Extension II Magistrate, Batho Kgerethwa, this morning further remanded Simon Badisa Kgowe, a suspect in the recent murder of Elizabeth Bonolo Kerekang whose headless...

‘Killer husband’ loses child custody

"I am accused of killing their mother but I want custody of my children" In a bitter court battle, a man accused of strangling his...

Four suspected drug dealers remanded in custody

Village Chief Magistrate, Goodwill Makofi, has remanded in custody three men and a woman who were allegedly found in possession of a substance suspected...


A dream deferred

Zimbabwe is a country of false dawns and dashed hope since 1980. This is what South African journalist and political analyst, Justice Malala wrote on...

SAAM is Back

Botswana Substance Abuse Support Network (BOSASNet) has chosen the month of August annually as its Substance Abuse Awareness Month (SAAM). This year, as the month...

Giving Ourselves an Edge

That may seem like a dulllead, but I don’t think it is because it cutsstraight to the point. Well, my first one, anyway. I do a...
Déjà vu

Déjà vu

The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game

Fed Up

Fed Up

Big Weekend

HT Tautona dishes ‘O njesitseng’

Local Motswakolista HT Tautona has released his latest offering ‘O njesitseng’, the lead single to his upcoming album set to be released soon. Produced by...

Thamaga comes alive with Bush Farm Sundays

As part of their attempts to improve Thamaga’s reputation, the village’s youth have come up with an exciting new concept, ‘Thamaga Bush Farm Sundays. The...

Clap and Tap in Francistown

In its bid to promote Clap and Tap music around the country, Lighthouse Theatre Production will hold a festival in the second city next...

Big Interview

Rise of a Queendom

At the height of the Sebina chieftainship dispute in 2016, Kgosi Shathani Sebina's father, Kgakanyane Sebina who had just retired as a Senior Tribal...

The Money Man

Steven Bogatsu’s journey with First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) began in 2007 when he joined as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). It was a position he...

The big lion roars

He stepped down as the fourth President of Botswana in April after a ten- year rule. Dr. Ian Khama, 65, has however not stopped making...
Hot wired guru

Hot wired guru

Ensuring success

Ensuring success

Voice on Fashion

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...

Local is lekker!

Think class, elegance, fun and flirty- an ode to our unique heritage and just an overall African style story, re-created in Botswana by Batswana...
50 and Dapper!

50 and Dapper!

Chillin Out

Ramsey redeployed

In a strange Facebook post from Dr. Jeff Ramsey on Tuesday announced what would seem like a demotion from his position to the Deputy...

ATI temporarily out of rehab

Botswana’s golden boy ATI is back in the country following a short stint at a rehab facility in South Africa. The ‘Khiring Khorong’ hit-maker left...

Winnie Mashaba’s Bots visit

She is arguably one of South Africa’s biggest gospel artists but after her weekend performance in Gaborone, Winnie Mashaba has left a bitter taste...
Living on a prayer

Living on a prayer

Thanya Lekhete

Thanya Lekhete

Local football a mess

Local football a mess

Featured Stories

For the love of a grandmother

Nurse, 31, fights for the custody of granny, 89 Lame Mothupi, 31, is a graduate nurse who lives in one rented room in Gaborone and...

I will never leave BNF-Salakae

Member of Parliament for Gantsi North and Botswana National Front (BNF) Treasurer, Noah Salakae recently made headlines when he attempted to resign from the...

Back with a bang

BROWN SUGAR RETURNS AFTER 18 YEARS HIATUS Despite their 18- year absence in the music scene, Brown Sugar had the older audience reminiscing about the...
Dealing with depression

Dealing with depression

When sex turns ugly

When sex turns ugly

I didn't chicken out

I didn’t chicken out