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Celeb edition with Maani ‘Abu Trekka’

For the last seven years, Maani ‘Abu Trekka’ Ditshupo has been a mainstay in the Township Rollers side, dominating games with his...

Straight talk with festus Mogae

On April 1st, 1998 the winds of change blew peacefully through the country as Festus Gontebanye Mogae ascended to the highest office...

Uneducated women use contraceptives less

In a recent study released by statistics Botswana, it has become evident that the use of contraceptives locally is more prevalent on...

Dan Tshanda passes on

South African music legend Dan Tshanda of splash and Dalom Music has passed on. Speaking to The Voice Online in a telephonic...

Master KG, Culture Spears steal the show at Gaabo Motho music...

The annual Gaabo Motho music festival which has proved to attract a bumper crowd over the years once...

Celeb edition with Bonjo

He is the morning show host of Duma FM’s most listened talk show “Six Ten Street”, Omogolo Bonjo Mathumo's composed yet robust...

COSBOTS conundrum

Society to distribute just over half a million Pula The country’s sole royalty colleting body, Copyright Society of Botswana...

Murder accused recaptured after escaping from Sbrana

A murder accused who escaped from state custody this week while he was about to be admitted at Sbrana Psychiatric Hospital in...

Criminalisation of same-sex activity infringes on our human dignity- LGBT activists

The Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana (LEGABIBO) have once again taken the Botswana Government to court, this time seeking to decriminalize...

Mascom launches Video on demand streaming service

Cellular network company Mascom in partnership with Discover Digital this week introduced as a trial run, the much anticipated Digital Entertainment on...

The Hilton has landed

Official opening set for early next year With over 800 hotels in 41 different countries, the Hilton Garden Inn has started a historic new chapter...

‘My husband’s debts dent my image’

Chief Magistrate dirvoces 'irresponsible' husband In an interesting twist to a nasty divorce battle between Francistown Chief Magistrate Taboka Mopipi and her husband, Augustine Mopipi,...

DISS pays back the money

The Director General of the Directorate on Intelligence Services (DISS) Peter Magosi has admitted that some of their projects will suffer after they had...

Murder most foul

Jealous man guns down ex girlfriend's new lover It started as a normal Monday morning with Tshiamo waking up early to prepare for her truck...

Dramaboi snubs the YAMAS

Accuses 'key' industry players of sabotage Following his high profile Yarona FM Awards (YAMAs) fallout, in which he told fans not to bother voting for...

How much did Harvey cost?

Renowned American comedian and Television showhost, Steve Harvey was briefly in the country as a surprise guest at last Thursday’s ‘W summit’ courtesy of...

Scramble for Hugh Masekela’s Estate

- Local ‘girlfriend’ Zenzele Hirschfeld to get a piece of the pie - Bra Hugh's cousin/ business partner acknowledges Zen Ten months after the death of...

Diplomat’s divorce turns dirty

# Wife claim's 'their' son is not his A former diplomat and high ranking officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Charles Masole is headed...

Fergusons inspire local film makers

Botswana's television exports to South Africa, Shona Ferguson and his wife Connie, have advised local film producers to shift focus from producing content from...

Mascom Live Sessions set for thrilling finale

South African megaband Mi Casa and Han C to perform The much celebrated Mascom Live Sessions is expected to end the year with it’s usual...

End of an era

Tshireletso bids Miss RADP farewell With the excitement and anticipation bubbling nicely ahead of the 6th annual Miss Remote Area Development Programme (RADP), the build...

Women in politics trained

• Gender links hosts political leadership workshop for couNcil candidates In its continued efforts to increase women participation and representation in political office, Gender Links...

A dire shituation

Colon Cleansing leaves woman with horrific injuries With a gaping wound to her stomach, her intestines hanging outside her badly bruised body, 55-year-old Michele Phitu...

Chinese duo fined for conniving to defraud FNB

Village Chief Magistrate Goodwil Makofi on Wednesday passed what many considered a light sentence to two Chinese men who pleaded guilty to fraud. Surviving the...

The necessary evil that is Ozi F Teddy

Whether you love or hate him or you somehow don’t even know him (where have you been?) controversial rapper Ozi F Teddy is arguably...

Celeb edition with Seabelo Modibe

He is arguably one the most sought after music promoters and commentators in the country. This week, Seabelo Modibe, popularly known as Sbizo, was the...

P58 Mil for film content you won’t get to see!

Masisi injects millions into NOW TV Back in March, The Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture Development (MYSCD) Thapelo Olopeng launched the youth television channel,...

National Speaker stripped of bodyguards

Government last week recalled National Speaker, Gladys Kokorwe's security detail in a move viewed by some as a veiled attempt to frustrate former President...

I killed her because she had me by the balls!

•Will Thabo Masilo Hang? •Judgement set for next month It is 14 months since murder-accused Thabilo Masilo presented his final submissions before court. On December 14, he...

Masisi cracks whip on paedophiles

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has revealed that his government will reinforce stiffer laws when it comes sexual predators, especially those targeting children. Masisi during his maiden...

VP fails to intervene in Miss Botswana saga

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture (MYSC) has refused to smoke a peace pipe with Botswana Council of Women (BCW) leaving beauty queen...

Bottoms up!

The capital city is bracing itself for the first annual Gaborone International Whiskey Tasting Festival (GIWTF), scheduled for November 24 . The not-to-be-missed first of...

Mosako returns with 20-track album

After an eight-year hiatus, legendary ‘Motswakolista’ Mosako is back in the studio putting the finishing touches to his second album, a 20-track offering titled...

Charma Gal drops latest album

Charma Gal has released her latest offering dubbed ‘Lekgamu la Bana’. The award winning songbird excitedly announced the album release last week at a packed...

Batswana travelers inject R10m into SA’s North West Province

Batswana through their visits to neighbouring South Africa, have injected a whopping R10million into the North West Province's tourism sector. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO)...

No MYSC love for Tlatsa Lebala

It appears the Ministry of Youth Sport and Culture Development (MYSC) were behind Tlatsa Lebala’s last minute postponement. This second instalment of the annual music...

MultiChoice Talent Factory launched in Zambia

In the spirit of igniting the region’s creative industries, MultiChoice recently held a glamorous opening ceremony in Lusaka, Zambia, to officially launch their Talent...

South African Hip Hop star HHP dies

Veteran South African Motswakolista star, Hip Hop Pantsola (HHP) born Jabulani Tsambo has passed on at just 38 years of age. South African newspaper, Sowetan,...

Multiple sex partners not cool- First Lady

First lady, Neo Masisi, has cautioned young girls against having multiple sex partners. Masisi was addressing the youngsters at a recent inaugural girls summit that...

GCC owed P16m in outdoor advertising fees

Gaborone City Council (GCC) has expressed concern at the reluctance by some advertising companies to settle their outstanding outdoor advertising fees. Last Friday, Town Clerk-...