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Nono Siile bounces back

Nono Siile needs no introduction. After a two year hiatus, the former Women of Jazz band member has bounced back with her latest offering dubbed...

Clap n Tap gaining mainstream momentum

Clap n Tap is a music genre fast gaining mainstream popularity in Botswana – something that was evident from the high turn out at...

Seretse appears again for money laundering today

*Minister embroiled in corruption deal? Flambouyant Gaborone businessman, Bakang Seretse and his two suspected partners in crime are expected to appear this morning (Friday 08th)...

Seretse and co-accused granted bail in money laundering case

Money laundering suspect Bakang Seretse and his alleged partners in crime, Botho Leburu and Kenneth Kerekang were this afternoon granted bail by a Gaborone...

Exam marking stalls as teachers go on strike

Marking for this year's Junior Certificate examination papers failed to commence this morning at Rainbow International School as delegated teachers went on strike demanding...

Kast to walk 2000km in 2018

He made history in May this year when he filled up the national stadium with an all local line up. This was after completing a...

Goaba wins big at Good Radio Awards

Former radio presenter, Goaba Mojakgomo was the toast of the night at the inaugural Good Radio Awards ceremony held at Masa Square Centre on...

Out you go

Dutch Reformed Church fires members The Dutch reformed Church in Botswana has fired with immediate effect, 50 of its members at the Bokaa branch for...

Sekai speaks

*'Dikgosi should not engage in Politics' *'I still believe in corporal punishment' Kgosi Banna Sekai has not mellowed since his recent re-instatement as Bakgatla Chief. Never one...

Thank you and goodbye

Khama kicks off farewell tours President Ian Khama will soon kick off his countrywide tour to bid Batswana farewell as his two terms in office...

Government announces Sekai’s appointment

Almost six years after Bakgatla Paramount Chief, Kgosi Kgafela II's self-imposed exile in South Africa, government has appointed his deputy, Bana Sekai, to the...

Tune in soon for melody gospel show’s return

P100, 000 first-place prize up for grabs After a successful first season – minus a few hiccups – the second edition of the Melody Gospel...

BOSETU celebrates with colourful culture night

Stanbic Bank Piazza at Molapo Crossing has been confirmed as the venue for the 9th edition of the popular Botswana Sector of Educators Trade...

Nkaigwa explains his love for the UDC

Member of Parliament (MP) for the Gaborone North, Haskings Nkaigwa this week left the nation with more questions than answers when he refused to...

COSBOTS two years behind on royalty payments

With little over a month till the year ends, the Copyrights Society of Botswana (COSBOTS) have admitted to defaulting on paying local artists their...

ATI, Amantle Brown billed for Mahika Mahikeng Festival

ATI and Amantle Brown have joined the list of international artists who will perform at the three-day musical extravaganza, Mahika Mahikeng Cultural Festival. The two...

The ‘stupid’ stars of radio

Their voices are on air every weekday from 6am to 10am on the youthful radio station, Yarona FM. The two, Robin Chivazve, 41, and Brando...

Tekno wows the crowd at the Fables Fest event

Nigerian Superstar, Tekno, left his fans asking for more after a scintillating performance at Duma FM grounds last weekend. The much talked about show, organized...

‘Sadique sabotaged my event’

Lobatse promoter claims MP 'double-crossed' him As Lobatse gears itself to celebrate 120 years in existence, Botswana Democratic Party (BDP)’s Member of Parliament, Advocate Sadique...

The cool future of radio

His voice and face have been beamed across all media platforms in the country since the turn of the millennium. Raised in the mining town...

Porn pain

SCHOOLBOYS LASHED AFTER BEING CAUGHT WITH BLUE MOVIE Two curious young schoolboys looking forward to an X-rated treat were instead ‘sentenced’ to lashes after being...

Murder accused ‘Step Mother’ awaits psychiatric report

The infamous murder case in which 33-year-old Gaofenngwe Selalo is accused of abducting and killing her boyfriend's son last year, continued this morning before...

Father probed for daughter’s death

suspected murder victim exhumed and reburied A family in Serowe buried their daughter; Ditshotlo Santana twice after her body was exhumed for further enquiries on...

Two raped at the same spot, hours apart

Police in Serowe are investigating two cases of rape which happened at the same spot only hours apart. This was confirmed by Serowe Station Commander...

Zahara finale for Mascom Live Sessions

Award winning South African singing sensation, Zahara will bring the curtain down on the people's favourite show, ‘The Mascom Live Sessions’ on the 3rd...

Ntsoro searching for gospel stars

After a short break away from the limelight, Joel Keitumele is set to return to television with an exciting new talent search show, dubbed...

A.T.I talks Khiring Khiring Khorong

Arguably the best artist the country has ever produced, Atlasaone Molemogi,affectionately known as ATI has been nominated five times for this year's Botswana Musicians...

The noble politician

'I did it for the party' - Motsaathebe Last week, Kenaleone Fankie Motsaathebe shocked many when he announced he would not be contesting for the...

‘Fake’ traditional doctors remanded

Police moved swiftly this morning and saved a Broadhurst woman from the pangs of three Zimbabwean men who allegedly tried to swindle her of...

Rragwe Tinana and ATI dominate BOMU nominations

With a total of 11 nominations between them, ATI and Rragwe Tinana look set to dominate this year’s Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU) Awards. The 9th...

Village kgosi drags BDP councillor to court

A Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) councillor has been slapped with a P750, 000 lawsuit by a village Kgosi after an altercation between the two...

Stars turn out for ‘Zaka’ premier

In a red carpet event, local hip hop head Veezo View premiered and launched the music video for his hit song ‘Zaka’. The premier took...

We may negotiate with UDC after a year- Ndaba

Ndaba Gaolathe, leader of the newly formed Alliance for Progressives (AP)- a splinter political party that recently broke away from Botswana Movement for Democracy...

Motswana man drives world’s oldest car

28-year-old Nick Thabiso Mmopele made history recently by becoming the first Motswana to test-drive a Benz Patent Motorcar – a vehicle widely considered to...

Wareus rooting for Miss Botswana

In an exclusive interview with Voice Entertainment, Miss Botswana 2010, Emma Wareus advised this year’s Queen to be ‘original’. The 2017 edition of the national...

In his brother’s footsteps

Motswaledi considers running with the AP Three years have passed since the fatal car crash that claimed the life of one of the country’s brightest...

Ndaba gives UDC the middle finger

Alliance Propgessives( AP) enters the fray The Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) faction wars have finally come to a dramatic end with the formation of...

Govt announce festival ban u-turn

Last week, through a memo signed by the Office of the President (OP), Government declared a ban on holding music festivals at the National...

Boko eyes P40m Dada mansion

• UDC leader confirms interest the property • Boko drives signature limited Range Rover Which used to belong to Satar Dada Famed for his sharp...

Eskimos return from the cold

Once popular four-man group ‘Eskimos’ have released their latest offering, a catchy single titled ‘Go rileng’ - giving fans a tantalising teaser of what...