Thursday, April 27, 2017

Latest News

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...

Segokgo quashes congress postponement statement

As YL goes for its 3rd Congress Outgoing President of the Botswana Movement for Democracy Youth League, Phenyo Segokgo has distanced himself from a Press...

Cover page Stories

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...
Sex with goats

Sex with goats

Murder she wrote

Murder she wrote

Nkate for President?

Nkate for President?

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Business News

Making ends meet with local foods

Women entrepreneurs put pride back into to traditional cuisine It is evident that a lot of people are slowly but surely reverting to healthy eating. With...

Driving the dream

What started as an unlikely backyard dream for 49-year-old Kehano ‘Shakes’ Akoonyatse has developed into a distinct reality. Through hard work, determination and perseverance, the...

Rough diamond sales show 2% increase in growth

Diamond sales by De Beers Group have reached P18.6 billion (an estimated US$1.86 billion) since the start of the year – showing a promising...

Sports News

Team BW to take Bahamas by storm

Montsho leads ladies relay teams in the World Relay meet This weekend Amantle Montsho will feature in the international relay competitions for the first time...

FRAFA’S young footballers impress

The Francistown Regional Football Association’s (FRAFA) youth development team impressed at last week’s Northern Inter Regional Competitions in Kasane, with 46 players making it...

IWG empowers women in sport

International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG) is holding a three day Youth Leadership Camp for mentoring and empowerment of young girls in...
Easter eggsitement

Easter eggsitement

Catching them young

Catching them young

Court Stories

Brutalised man sues police for P4.5 Million

Lashes land Zimbabwean man in a wheelchair Life has not been the same for a Zimbabwean man who lost the use of his legs after...

Trio accused of killing their father

Three siblings appeared before Francistown Magistrates Court on Friday (21st April) accused of murdering their father. Unemployed brothers, Meshack James, 31, and Kabelo James, 29,...

Man convicted of rape

Magistrate Kaveri Kapeko has convicted Gaboratanelwe Sejaka of rape after conclusive DNA results. Sejaka committed the offence on the 21st of August 2013 at Matshelagabedi...
Petty thief whipped

Petty thief whipped

Columns

Anti-Social Media

I learned two new terms last week. The first was ‘clickavist’ and it is mildly humorous. The second was, ‘unteachables’ and it isn’t. Back in the...

Don’t Knock It

I bought myself a gift last week- A brand new archery bow. It’s my second one. I’ve had a fibre-glass recurve with removeable wings for...

A Little Knowledge

A doctor friend once told me to go home, put my feet up and have one small glass of whisky. That’s a pretty good example...
Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

Growth Opportunities

Growth Opportunities

Of old men and stamina

Of old men and stamina

Corrupt cops

Corrupt cops

Seeing Exceptions

Seeing Exceptions

Big Weekend

FJF back in September

The annual Francistown Jazz Festival will be back on 9th September at the Old Francistown Stadium. According to organisers, Street Horn, the festival will now...

Poelo morago launch

Rapper A.T.I will be in town this Friday to launch his latest single 'Poelo morago' in the first leg of his country wide tour. The...

Charma Gal’s album launch

Billed as one of the highlights of the Easter holidays, Charma Gal’s Album Pre-Party Launch failed to live up to expectations. The hyped-up show, which...

Big Interview

From the rank to the decks

When he was forced to drop out halfway through his tertiary education, Mosa Puso nearly gave up on life. However, a voice from within kept...

Khama’s blue-eyed boy

His name was marred by controversy when he rose from a Private in the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) to a Senior Administration Officer –...

From combi driver to deputy mayor

Godisang Radisigo, the recently elected Francistown City Council (FCC) Deputy Mayor believes his life’s journey shows that it is possible for anyone to overcome...
Saving the nation

Saving the nation

The best of British

The best of British

Passion for youth

Passion for youth

My political journey

My political journey

The whistle man

The whistle man

Voice on Fashion

Fashion armour

There’s a different kind of comfort that comes from knowing that you are putting your best foot forward, especially if you are a warrior...

Trendy Swim wear for all body types

The festive vibe is upon us and with every weekend there comes an invite. Some have worked out to achieve summer built bodies and some...

Maximalism

Trend you will soon be wearing! Remember minimalism? The act of wearing less, defined clothing and clean lines? Well, according to the fashion report and our fashion...

Chillin Out

Zap got game

Gaborone United mentor Rodolfo Zapata is truly an honest man. The Argentine knows his game, something he confidently told GU supporters at his unveiling. He promised...

Keep it Burning Costy

Shaya is not a jealous person and when there is need to congratulate something, I do. Over the past few days, yours truly has observed...

Trouble for BDP fighting trio

The three Botswana Democratic Party members sympathetic to legislator Ignatius Moswaane may be kicked out of the party before the Elective Congress in Tonota...
Jazz must fall

Jazz must fall

Did Greg chicken out?

Did Greg chicken out?

Is he next?

Is he next?

The Jackson's wars

The Jackson’s wars

Featured Stories

Changing careers- women

RACHEL NEKATI Rachel Nekati, an affable woman with an infectious laughter built an impressive career in the banking industry for 12 years. And then she took...

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...

Peloetletse considers quitting politics

McDonald Peloetletse or McDee as he is known in political circles is known for his tenacity when it comes to defending his party, its...