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Half a million Pula for We Must Praise album launch

Local 25-member gospel group We Must Praise will launch their debut album ‘Give Thanks’ - at a reported cost of around half a million...

Hotel Magnate

She may not be a familiar face to most, but Tinah Puskus is counted among a handful trailblazers in the country's hospitality industry. A proud...

Miss Botswana 2017 in doubt

With just three weeks before current Miss Botswana Thata Kenosi’s reign comes to an end, plans for this year’s pageant have yet to be...

‘All will be revealed’ Saleshando

Dumelang Saleshando needs no introduction. The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) leader is a veteran of the political sphere and one of the most respected...

Pay magadi balance before divorce

•Jilted wife demands P100 000 from mistress •‘He did not tell me he was married’-Mistress A distraught woman, Pona Doctor (37) has dragged her soon to...

Two dead, four critical, after weekend road accidents

Police have confirmed two weekend horror road accidents that left two dead and four others currently fighting for their lives in hospital. Speaking to The...

Police collect P2M in traffic fines per week

In a rather shocking revelation, the Police Commissioner Keabetswe Makgophe said that on average per week, The Botswana police Service collects between P1.5M and P2M per week in...

Over P27million paid to BCL liquidator

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday (Tuesday) heard how government has already spent a little over P27million to pay for the services of Nigel...

BDP mp’s threat to kill row

Arone and Majaga reported to police in fight over yellowbone Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) legislators, Bagalatia Arone and Polson Majaga may soon find themselves in...

Local female film producers showcase to Africa

Three Batswana female film producers will, through an initiative by South Africa’s Department of Arts and Culture, participate at the prestigious breaking borders female...

Not so independent

IEC needs extra 66m for the EVMs The independence of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) was this week put under spotlight during the parliamentary Public...

Lucky escape

-CEDA CEO survives gunshot -The bullet pierced my flesh- Thamane Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA), Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Thabo Thamane was shot and wounded...

Fifi returns with ‘wena’

Every Thursday and Friday, the Grand Palm hotel hold their increasingly popular ‘happy hour’ events. Last week, the resort invited the media to cover one...

Bushiri speaks on visa

*I'm not a security threat * Wait for my coming Popular Prophet, Shepherd Huxley Bushiri of the ECG church says he is not a security...

Miss Botswana advocates for gender equality

Miss Botswana 2016, Thata Kenosi has had a relatively quiet 2017 to date. The reigning queen has been out of the media’s limelight since December,...

P5.6million for Khawa Dune Challenge

An estimated 5.6 million is expected to be spent on the upcoming Khawa Dune Challenge. The event which has become a seminal date in the...

Man on a mission

Botswana's youngest ambassador In 2014 he was appointed the High Commissioner of the Republic of Botswana to South Africa. His Excellency, Zenene Sinombe, who professes to...

Berry’s back

Singer set to release new single Controversial poet turned musician Berry Heart has been hard at work in the recording studio and is set to...

Junior Miss Botswana set for revolutionary change

Preparations for this year’s instalment of the Junior Miss Botswana (JMB) pageant are underway, with audition dates set to be announced soon. The pageantry is...

Davids’ wife drags mistress to court

Member of Parliament (MP) for Mochudi East, Isaac Davids’s wife, Banyenyi Davids has filed a marriage-wrecking suit against her husband’s alleged mistress, Motshegetsi Lesaane. Initially...

Bailed murder suspect kills again

In a shocking incident that left Tsolamosese residents in fear, a man who was on bail for murder killed one woman and left another...

Miss Botswana brings fashion and modelling with a difference

Miss Botswana 2015 Seneo Mabengano through season sensations will on May 27 host their inaugural fashion show dubbed season sensations fashion show. The show will...

Visa for What?

* Major 1 not aware of visa requirements * It's for security reasons- Minister Batshu Popular Prophet, Shepherd Huxley Bushiri of Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church...

‘Socialiser’ closes Orange Letlhafula 2017 with a bang

The annual event orange letlhafula wrapped up with a bang this evening at Botswana craft. The annual event, supported by The Voice Newspaper, was a...

A royal mess

Local artists yet to receive Bot50 royalties Seven months after the event and local artists have still not received their ‘Bot50 royalties’. Last year, whilst the...

Operation Tlatsa Lebala standing at 80%

As of Tuesday morning, local musician Kast’s dream of filling the National Stadium with an all local line up was standing at almost 80%...

BoB maintains bank rate

Bank of Botswana (BoB) say they are not too worried about the current downgrade of South Africa’s credit ratings, otherwise labelled ‘junk status’, as...

Lost and found woman speaks out

"I needed time to be alone" The missing woman who made national headlines when she seemingly vanished into thin air two months ago, only to...

Tlatsa Lebala Loading

With less than 24 hours to go before the much awaited Tlatsa Lebala event, ticket sales for the music festival currently stand at around...

VISA for Bushiri to enter Botswana

In a recent development, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri has been declared a Person Required to obtain a VISA to enter Botswana. Government Notice No. 271 of...

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,...

I want P540 million

Pardoned ex-convict demands VIP land, e-passport a farm, a business and a driver’s licence A pardon for a convicted rapist has landed the Office of...

Gone but not forgotten

Local stars pay tribute to Steez On Sunday morning, Batswana woke to the sad new that TV personality and rapper Steez had died in a...

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...

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...

Molosi’s ‘We Are All Blue’ premiers this winter

This winter, one of the country’s most successful and talented actors, Donald Molosi will release a Docu-film, titled ‘We Are All Blue’. The film, for...

Motumisi triumphs over Khama

•"You were dead wrong" judges tell Khama The law Society of Botswana (LSB) on Wednesday Morning prevailed over President Ian Khama in a case in...

Dramaboi eyes world tour

2017 is shaping up to be another eventful year for local Motswako sensation Dramaboi. The 24-year-old rapper, real name Thuto Ramphaleng, is busy planning his...

Breaking news: Missing woman returns

In a twist to the shocking incident initially suspected to be suicide, Caroline Roberts-Otto who was reported missing in March handed herself to the...