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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...

Mourning a murderer

Executed killer's family grieve their lost son In the early hours of Saturday morning, 28-year-old Joseph Tselayarona was executed by the state. The day before, his...

BTO speaks on Seal show postponement

The Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) this morning (Thursday) was at pains trying to explain the postponement of their much publicized "Of basket and song"...

31 Batswana owned companies in diamond sales and marketing

Acting Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security Dr Alfred Madigele says there are 31 Batswana owned companies that are currently involved...

TK probed for P80M

Parliament to grill Khama over Tourism Development Fund reckless spending Sparks are expected to fly in parliament when The Minister of Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation...

‘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  award winning songwriter, designer of some of the best hair removal products, guitarist and author, Tomeletso...

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...