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Vee’s ‘dark side’ exposed

• Angry dancer links VEE to Ghanaian juju priest • Claims hit maker exploits employees Odiirile Sento popularly known as Vee Wamampeezy is arguably Botswana’s most...

Mma Chiepe’s life story told on stage

Written and acted out by her 27-year-old granddaughter, the story of Mma Chiepe, one of Botswana’s most celebrated woman returns to the Maitisong festival...

Kgosikgolo musical to wow London

Dance group headed for the UK stage A 40- member dance group with a debut musical piece dubbed “Kgosi Kgolo The musical” is headed for...

DISS boss maintains “cool”

The Director General of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DISS)  Isaac Kgosi this morning told the probing Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that...

“You can never say no to the DISS!” – Kebonang

Former Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, Sadique Kebonang has admitted that ministers and senior government officials fear the Directorate of...

Dramaboi shines at the Castle Lite Unlocks show

As a build up to the main event in Johannesburg which will be headlined by Chance the rapper, Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL) hosted the...

Motlha’s album release slated for May

• Debut album called African Native He is undoubtedly the man of the moment following the hit single “Mma Motse”. The 24 year old with a...

BDF commander finally off the hook

The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) commander, Lieutenant General Placid Segokgo’s warrant of arrest was finally struck off the record on Wednesday before the Court...

Spy chief fingered in NPF looting

•KGOSI INSTRUCTED TRANSFER OF P250 FROM NPF - PS >FUNDS TRANSFERRED WITHOUT WRITTEN APPROVAL FROM THE MINISTER >P1. 4 billion boost to the fund...

MYSC deals entertainment industry a hard blow

MYSC stops hosting of festivals at stadium > Promoters to look for venues on the outskirts With declining Cd sales, the entertainment industry faces a...

Bulgarian nationals busted for ATM scams

Three Bulgarian nationals suspected to be behind the recent spate of FNB Automated Teller Machines (ATM) scams where money was wiped out of customers'...

Amantle Brown drops Bereka Mosadi

SOPHOMORE album expected in April She is back to the drawing board, and with her new banging single aptly titled “Beraka Mosadi, Amantle Brown has...

The Queen finally bows out

Zen calls it quits Zenzele Hirschfeld has just announced that she has quit artist management. Affectionately known as Zen, Hirschfeld exits the industry on April 1...

Togetherness stages Extravaganza in Maun

After hosting a successful event in Gaborone at the Molapo Stanbic Bank Piazza featuring South African “Omunye” boys, Togetherness festival is now headed to...

Celeb edition with coming soon

This week our celeb feature needs no introduction, He has become a popular side kick to one of Botswana legendary artists, Vee Mampeezy as...

Police brace themselves for accident free Easters

The Botswana Police Service (BPS) traffic Department will be on full guard on major roads this Easter holidays, an operation, which they say is...

Zoom Club murder suspect kills again

• Bail revoked One of the accused persons in the murder of a businessman at Zoom nightclub back in 2016 has allegedly murdered again. This was...

Hamptons show will go on despite restrictions

Popular Jazz festival, The Hamptons, which is scheduled for this Saturday will go on despite strict conditions issued by the Gaborone City Council (GCC)...

PAC to grill PS, Minister next week on NPF saga

As the drama surrounding the National Petroleum Fund (NPF) continues to unfold, the Public Accounts Committee(PAC) met this morning to discuss the inquiry. This was...

Bushiri Church takes government to court again tomorrow 

  The Gaborone High Court has postponed to tomorrow an urgent application by  Shepherd Bushiri's Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) to stop Government from closing down...

Kast sets off on 2, 000km walk this weekend

Local rapper cum marathon man Kast has confirmed he will embark on his mammoth 2, 000km walk this weekend. The music mogul told Voice Entertainment...

Thobo cultural fest to expand

This year’s Thobo Cultural Festival has been scheduled for September 2, with organisers keen to promote the Lobatse show well in advance to avoid...

‘Vee’s bouncers beat me up!’ – Penene

There is a storm brewing at Black Money Makers (BMM), with the label’s latest protégé claiming harassment by its owner, Odirile 'Vee' Sento. Bokamoso Nthompe,...

The time is now! (but only for 4 hours a day!)

Perhaps his biggest achievement since his appointment, last Thursday the Minister of Youth Empowerment Sport and Culture Development, Thapelo Olopeng finally launched the much-anticipated...

Sebinjolo reunites with Makau

Having first caught the public’s eye back in 2010 with their hit single ‘Sebinjolo’, the recently revamped Makau have returned to their roots, albeit...

Lesolle’s London experience

Izaura founder relives Commonwealth Fashion Exchange trip Mothusi Lesolle is a fashion icon who needs no introduction. One of the country's top designers, Lesolle recently travelled...

Gospel awards to revive fading genre

#14 categories up for grabs Gospel music, a genre that has waned in popularity on the local scene in recent years, is set to revive...

Ookeditse to take on Majaga

34-year-old Lawrence Ookeditse has been the Director of Youth at the Ministry of Youth Empowerment Sport and Culture Development (MYSC) for the past two...

Masisi , Dada, Olopeng, Khama linked to the P250 million saga

DCEC confirms questioning Masisi, Dada Khama’s house, caravan built by NPF monies_Ngakaagae As skeletons continue to tumble out of the closet in the National Petroleum...

Khama sets date for Mochudi East bye-election

President Ian Khama has set April 21st as the bye-election date for Mochudi East constituency Khama according to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) also directed...

Youth TV channel to air only 4 hours a day

Minister of Youth Empowerment Sport and Culture Development, Thapelo Olopeng, says the just launched Youth TV channel will only air for four hours. Speaking at...

18th annual Orange Letlhafula set for May

This year’s Orange Letlhafula, an event that celebrates the country’s culture and heritage, has been slated for the 5th of May at its traditional...

Competition Authority investigate KBL

St Louis Summer Fest cause of the controversy In a case that has just been registered, local brewing company Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL) may soon...

The new face of MISA

Fighter for free expression Prolific trial attorney, Mboki Chilisa was recently elected Chairperson of the Botswana Chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA). Chilisa,...

Bumper crowd expected at the much awaited Hamptons’ Jazz festival

Organisers of the Hamptons Jazz festival say they expect a bumper crowd at the show, despite the revocation of an earlier permit that allowed...

Khama endorses Kast’s 2000km campaign

Outgoing President, Lieutenant General Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has assured artist, Tshepiso ‘Kast’ Molapisi, that he will help make his 2000km walk awareness...

Murder accused husband denies ordering wife’s death

A man accused of hiring two hitmen to kill his wife has denied the charges against him, claiming he only instructed the two men...

Tsabong set to Polka

Now in its fourth year running, the annual Kgalagadi Polka Festival is upon us. Popularized by outgoing President, Ian Khama, the night of song and...

Mascom turns 20 in style

The trademark '71' digits and the oldest private cellular network in the country, Mascom this past weekend painted the capital yellow as they marked...

BTO loses P3 Million in Seal blunder

#Boyz II Men rumoured replacements A reported blunder by the Botswana Tourism Office (BTO) has caused soul sensation Seal to pocket P3. 2 million and...