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No more alcohol at festivals

• Khama wants stadium festivals cancelled • Pabalinga visits deceased family • Cabinet meets over GIMC death Following the tragic death of a 20-year-old University of Botswana...

Cops accused of killing suspect

As the controversial murder case of Jordan Setlampoloka draws to an end, the key witness in the case and the deceased's co accused took...

Woman dies in GIMC stampede

Police have confirmed the death of a woman who was crushed in a Gaborone International Music and Culture (GIMC) festival at the National Stadium...

Slizer releases 6th studio album

Popularly known for her erotic dance moves on stage, Slizer has released her 6th album titled ‘Ga kena molato.’ Having taken a break from the...

Lost and found

*Missing toddler, 2, found in car boot *Girl's hands and feet tied up *Police questioning illegal Zim couple Shocked Tlokweng residents looked on in astonishment...

Khama graces 10th Dithubaruba festival

The annual cultural event Dithubaruba is once again upon us. The event will be held this weekend in Molepolole under the theme 'Golo re go...

The Man with a dream

The GIMC guru When it comes to local entertainment, The Gaborone International Music and Culture (GIMC) week is undoubtedly the busiest and biggest music event...

A night with the stars

With the interest in music awards dwindling worldwide, it was with a pessimistic curiosity that I travelled to Johannesburg for last Saturday’s DStv Mzanzi...

GIMC returns

The much awaited Gaborone International Music and Culture Week (GIMC) kick starts this Saturday adding to a weeklong event which is on its fourth...

Sebego back for his crown

Slaps Olopeng with a P300 000 defamation suit The Botswana Football Association’s (BFA) bruised reputation looks set to take another battering. The latest scandal to hit...

Mjamaica ventures into music

Proving that he is a man of many talents, popular local comic Mjamaica looks set to break into the music industry. On other music...

Morebodi dedicates new album to UCCSA

Local gospel crooner, Kagiso Morebodi, has released his second album titled ‘Ke itumetse jang.’ The album, Morebodi says, is a dedication to the coming 50th...

Tlatsa Ghetto date announced

After successfully filling up the national stadium back in May, Tshepiso Molapisi also known as Kast is now headed to Francistown as promised. Kast this...

The ‘Beer Man’ bows out

Despite originally gaining prominence as DJ Buff Rock, when his energy and skills on the decks won him a legion of fans, Mokoro Ketsitilile...

Artists urged to register for BCF slots

Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU) has called on all artists to register with the organisation for a slot at the upcoming Botswana Consumer Fair (BCF). The...

Maxy rebrands to Khoisan Maxy

Traditional folklore musician, Maxy, has signed with South African record label- Universal Music, and has rebranded to trade under the name Khoisan Maxy. Following her...

DCEC chargers BAYGOC HR officer with corruption

* trial set for December In a case which is expected to open a can of worms, The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC)...

From a man to a happy bride

Motswana transwoman to marry They met when she was still trapped in a man's body, but that didn’t stop a smitten Congolese man from pursuing...

Vee splashes 250K on latest music video

The singer to release new album soon One of the country’s biggest and most successful artists, Vee Mampeezy, has confirmed he will be releasing a...

Local Designer to showcase at Accra Fashion Week

Talented local designer, Thabiso Dibeela is set to showcase her designs at one of the continent’s most glamorous shows, the Accra Fashion Week. The event,...

Officer in charge

Cop turned motivational speaker For 10 years, motivational speaker Thandi Malebang was an employee of Botswana Police. The 35-year-old resigned from BPS in 2016 to...

Bushiri donates P800, 000 to Botswana

Controversial Malawian prophet Shepherd Bushiri is set to donate almost P1 million to four orphanages in and around the Gaborone area next week. Bushiri, who...

COSBOTS postpones Elections again

The Copyrights Society of Botswana (COSBOTS) yesterday announced that it has postponed its elective congress to August 19. The much awaited congress that had initially...

Tekno to headline Fables Urban Culture Event

Arguably one of 2016’s most talked about music shows - headlined by American billionaire and rapper Rick Ross - this year’s The Fables of...

Cosbots headed for heated elections

Solo B wants his position back-claim - Media barred from the elections After postponing the elective congress two months ago, the Copyrights Society of Botswana...

BDF challenges reinstatement of prohibited lovers

The Court of Appeal (CoA) this week questioned Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Commander's failure to forgive and not dismiss a remorseful military couple that...

Will Thabo Masilo hang by his neck?

Judge to decide on murder accused fate The fate of Thabo Masilo, a 26 –year- old man accused of the gruesome murder of a St....

Up in arms

Fighting tobacco smoke When the winter session of parliament resumes this coming week, the tobacco control law is expected to take centre stage as one...

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. To solve...

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...