Sunday, April 30, 2017

Latest News

Prison inmate raped

Francistown police are investigating an incident in which an inmate was reportedly raped by a fellow prisoner at Gerald Centre for illegal immigrants. Confirming the...

Prison inmate raped

Francistown police are investigating an incident in which an inmate was reportedly raped by a fellow prisoner at Gerald Centre for illegal immigrants. Confirming the...

Metropolitan chess tourney returns

Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) will this weekend host the annual Metropolitan Chess tournament final at Cresta President Hotel in Gaborone. Metropolitan have contributed P120, 000...

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?

Weather

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Business News

When the shoe fits Businessman brings NY based Madison shoe store...

Leaving a well-paying job as a sales executive with Botswana Life Insurance Company to pursue business interests at some point seemed like a bad...

The relief shift

Two enterprising young men have taken to providing toilet facilities in a bid to bring food to the table and pay the bills. The duo,...

50 years of mining

Debswana celebrates a Golden Jubilee of discoveries Debswana Mining company celebrated 50 years of diamond discovery in Botswana in a special conference in Orapa. The conference,...

Sports News

Metropolitan chess tourney returns

Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) will this weekend host the annual Metropolitan Chess tournament final at Cresta President Hotel in Gaborone. Metropolitan have contributed P120, 000...

Top vs bottom

Prowling popa look to pounce on lowly lovers Township Rollers and Green Lovers: two teams desperate for points for completely different reasons. The two sides meet...

New coach for Tafic

Who'll ascend to Matjiminyenga's hot seat The long awaited return of Tafic Football Club to top flight football will present an opportunity for unemployed coaches. The...

Court Stories

Rollers robbers remanded

Four of the suspects accused of masterminding the recent armed robbery of popular football club Township Rollers have been remanded in custody. However, presiding Magistrate...

Tshekedi fails to appear in court

The Minister of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism, Tshekedi Khama failed to appear before the Maun Magistrate court on Monday as a witness...

Woman beater gets 17 years

A 27-year-old man from Francistown will spend the next 17 years of his life in prison after he was found guilty of threatening to...

Columns

Trying Not to Fart

We wouldn’t worry about what others think about us if we realised how rarely they do. As that picture clearly shows, there are exceptions to...

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 Little Knowledge

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

Growth Opportunities

Growth Opportunities

Of old men and stamina

Of old men and stamina

Corrupt cops

Corrupt cops

Big Weekend

Clash of heavy weights

The long awaited Kwambala Cup Music Festival is on this Saturday at the old Francistown stadium. The inaugural show will see the cream of Francistown...

Beach volleyball tourney

The annual Beach Volleyball tournament and after-party is back this Sunday at Dumela Lodge. Usually staged on May Day, organisers decided to stage the show...

Charma Gal’s tour kicks off

Charma Gal will be kicking off her tour, dubbed, 'Ke ya Mmokolodi, Gona le Auty e ngwee yaana,' next weekend at Tsabong Show Grounds. Having...
Poelo morago launch

Poelo morago launch

Kwambale fest activations

Kwambala fest activations

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

Mokhali’s old motor

Shaya has long been a fan of the South African soul artist Johnny Mokhali – ever since the early 80’s when he was the...

Interfering Daddy

It seems some power-hungry people can’t resist the feeling of being in control. Shaya has been told of one such individual – a former BDF...

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

Keep it Burning Costy

Jazz must fall

Jazz must fall

Featured Stories

Beyond the blues DK on living with mental illness

At 30 years of age, Dikatso Selemogwe presents a picture perfect life of an over achiever. Her accomplishments include being named a finalist in the2016...

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,...

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...
No limits

No limits

Charity begins at home

Charity begins at home