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‘Rise’

Debut novel documents author's abusive past and ultimate triumph This Thursday (15th February) first-time author Janet Taunyane will launch her debut novel ‘Rise’ at the...

Suspected girlfriend killer appeals bail ruling

A man who is accused of the gruesome murder of his 21- year old girlfriend has turned to the Higher court for freedom; after...

‘Batho Ba Lorato’ film festival slated for next week

The 6th annual Batho Ba Lorato Film Festival is scheduled to commence next week Tuesday at the Riverwalk cinemas. The film festival that will be...

Grandmother wants custody of children from murder accused father

Murder accused, Mokganedi Galebowe, who is on bail for the murder of his wife is expected back in court, but this time to fight...

Determined BOMU embarks on a rebranding exercise

The Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU) is undergoing a rebranding exercise which will see the union having a new look, improved benefits for artists and...

Minister Makgato refuses to drop threat to kill charges

•'Makgato denied me a loan because I did not have BDP membership card' The Minister of Health and Wellness, Dorcus Makgato has refused to drop...

It was a toy gun

Tlhalerwa explains Mzwinila's water gun gift to Khama Assistant Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Kefentse Mzwinila has been on the spotlight for...

Sasa Klaas scores big

One of the most recognised female rappers in the country, Sasa Klaas looks set for a busy 2018. The sultry singing sensation has teamed up...

KAST TO WALK DOUBLE THE DISTANCE IN 55 DAYS

His successful 1, 000km walk was one of the main talking points of 2017. A year later and Kast is set to dust off his...

BCP gears up for 20th anniversary celebration

Botswana Congress Party (BCP)'s members are busy preparing for the party's 20th anniversary which will be held in July this year. 'Mogobagoba's celebrations will be...

Gospel glee

All star music fest set for April Boasting a star studded line up of the finest local Gospel artists, Christian Events Marketing and Communication is...

Clash of the Heavyweights: Vee vs Franco

Two of the biggest acts to ever come out of Botswana, Vee Mampeezy and Franco will share the stage at Trekkers night club this...

Mophato Dance Group looking for new dancers

Mophato Dance Group, Botswana’s globetrotting troupe who took New York by storm late last year, are looking for new dancers. This Saturday, the afrofusion -...

COSBOTS hold distribution workshop

After failing to fulfil their promise to pay artists at the end of last year, the Copyright Society of Botswana (COSBOTS) will hold their...

Magistrates court denies ‘Goromente’ bail

Mariba Zweshe, the 37-year-old Zimbabwean suspect notoriously nicknamed ‘Goromente’ for allegedly forging government documents was this morning (Thursday) denied bail by an Extension II...

White City rape and murder accused to remain in prison

  30-year-old Aplee Mogotsi who is accused of raping and killing his ex girlfriend's 9-year-old daughter last year, has further been remanded in custody. He appeared...

‘Goromente’s’ bail hearing reserved for tomorrow

An Extension II magistrates court is expected to make a ruling on forgery suspect, Mariba Zweshe’s bail application tomorrow (Thursday). Zweshe, 37, who has notoriously...

Mutilated man suspected to have been killed for ritual purposes

A Molepolole man whose body was found mutilated and dumped in the bush at Mapape lands last week was laid to rest at the...

Meet My Star’s new faces

My Star’s revamp is under way after the talent search show picked its new presenters at the weekend. Beating off competition from the 100’s of...

VS releases first single in 10 years

Ten years after his hit song ‘Oi Cheke’ dominated the local airwaves, VS has returned to the limelight with ‘EGO’. Despite the huge success of...

Scar dedicates upcoming album to son

One of the country’s top rappers, SCAR, has announced imminent plans to drop his fourth album, which he has dedicated to his son, Adrian. The...

Sereetsi speaks on being nominated COSBOTS chair

Sophomore album to be released in April Folklore artist and award winning songwriter, guitarist and author, Tomeletso Sereetsi is the new Copyright Society of Botswana...

Hamptons jazz festival to learn from past mistakes

After a year hiatus following a disappointing 2016 show, the Hamptons Jazz Festival will make its long-awaited return in March. The fifth instalment of the...

Davids laid to rest at his home in Mochudi

Friends and well wishers joined the family of slain Mochudi East legislator,Isaac Davids for his burial at his home in Mochudi’s Phaphane ward this...

Darkboy Massey impresses with ‘Konakele’ video

28-year-old Masego Ntshontsi, better known by his stage name DJ Darkboy Massey, has been trending the airways all December. His single ‘Konakele’ was one of...

YAMAs voting deadline

Voting lines for the much-anticipated Yarona FM Music Awards, popularly known as the YAMAs, close at midnight tonight (Friday). The fourth edition of the awards...

Botswana Content Producers Exhibition

A first of its kind on home soil, local content producers will host a Botswana content producers exhibition. The inaugural event takes place at the...

Amantle Brown nominated for Africa awards

Her debut album titled "Sa pelo" took the whole region by storm, now her hit single "Black Mampatile" has landed her a nomination at...

Bushiri church defies government order to shut down

It was business as usual today at Shepherd Bushiri's Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) Church as its Gaborone West branch was filled to capacity in...

My Star 2018 looking for new presenters

The talent search show My Star has suffered major setbacks in recent years. The programme has lost popularity, with critics blaming My Star producer and...

Miss Botswana 2018 in doubt

The Minister of Youth Development, Sports and Culture, Thapelo Olopeng has finally responded to complaints made by Miss Botswana 2017 pageant service providers. The service...

Man escapes death sentence

On Tuesday morning, Tsholofelo Maselwa walked into the Gaborone Court of Appeal (CoA) a desperate man, his life hanging in the balance. He had been...

BDP councillor survives gunshot

A Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) councillor for Lotlhakane East, Patrick Mosimanegape is living in fear after and unidentified man shot at his car this...

‘Choppies poisoned my baby’

Council finds supermarket guilty of selling expired food * Father seeking compensation for negligence Botswana’s fastest growing retailer, Choppies could soon find itself in court...

Death row inmate dodges the noose

A man who has been on death row for the murder of a pensioner sighed with relief this week after the Court of Appeal...

Four charged for robbery and cruelty to animals

Four men accused of poisoning guard dogs before robbing Steel Galaxy in Phakalane's Industrial area at gun point, appeared before a Broadhurst Magistrates court...

JMB organisers apologise for crowning wrong queen

A night that was supposed to see the crowning of the fairest of little pretty faces and smiles in the Junior Miss Botswana (JMB)...

Amos plans xmas sparkle for Marobela

The festive season is once again upon us, signalling a mass exodus from the cities as the multitudes return to their home villages. For the...

Davids loses again

Mochudi Member of Parliament Isaac ‘fokon bastard’ Davids was second time unlucky last week as the Industrial Court ruled that he had erred by...

Sweet victory

Transgender to walk down the aisle this weekend The court ruling couldn’t have come at a better time for local transgender Tshepo Kgositau who is...