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MP’s waiting to jump ship

It is public knowledge that there is likely to be a formation of a new party from the troubled Botswana Movement for Democracy. However, it...

It’s time to man up Kast

What is going on now, I mean after managing to fill the stadium, Kast shouldn’t be seen at police station being questioned for petty...

Return of the con-woman

I trust you still remember the woman who went around conning people - yes the one who claimed to be Minister Botlogile Tshireletso’s daughter. The...

Prophet Makhirikhiri

Who shall doubt a man when he declares his Godly calling. Like they say 'touch not the anointed one'. Yours truly has no intention of casting...

Caught short

When your blesser messes with the law know you are in trouble. This is what happened to these two luckless ladies over the weekend when...

Unlikely thief

Stereotypically, petty crime in Botswana is linked with poor black people. However, Shaya got the shock of his life when he learnt that security guards...

Sebego sabotaged

Shaya knows that in each department or sporting code there are divisions and factions but I never dreamt it would go this far. Whoever sabotaged...

Forever young Mbere

Guess who was in the country, our nearly First Lady, Dr Nomsa Mbere. She made an appearance at Sir Ketumile Masire’s funeral in Kanye. This woman...

Snoozing president

President Robert Mugabe must just accept reality and rest his weary body. Indeed the old man from Zimbabwe is too tired and his ageing body...

Racism for Rhinos

Psst! Don’t say you heard this one from Shaya but it seems Race for Rhinos is not for blacks my friend! Before the event, there...

Celebrity couple

I know it's none of my business to talk about other people’s relationships but this one I have to ask. Shaya has been made aware...

Guess who’s too happy

Last week a cast from the popular South African telenovela 'The Queen' were in town. Loyiso McDonalds and Dineo Mooketsi are siblings in the popular...

Mokaila to tie the knot

Shaya would like to congratulate the Minister of Transport and Communications, Kitso Mokaila, for his new catch. It is good to see a senior member...

Pretty (awful) in orange

At last weekend's Castle Lite Unlocks music concert in Joburg, Casper Nyovest made the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Although Shaya learnt that the...

Disgusting

The Golden State Warriors had so much energy left after crushing the Cleveland Cavaliers, they partied their faces off all night long ... poppin'...

Madam mayor sir

There is a storm brewing between Democrats in the Francistown South constituency. Apparently some BDP members who are eyeing the constituency are worried that Mayor...

Who is fooling who

Of recent Shaya has received news of some BDP politicians claiming to be followed by the spy agency because they belong to Nonofo Molefhi’s...

BEPA’s Gaffe

Perhaps out of ignorance, or simply playing to the gallery, Botswana Entertainers and Promoters' Association (BEPA) announced a two year suspension of Thapelo Maleka...

Tiger Woods in drink and driving scandal

Tiger Woods broke his silence just hours after it was revealed that he was arrested for driving under the influence in Florida. The professional golfer...

Wedding bells for Colastraw

Behind every successful man there is a woman indeed. This was evident during one of the biggest shows that took place in the northern part...

Doing it for ‘our God’

This past weekend was one of the busiest in our calendar of events. Not only did people brave the cold and sleep at the National...

Way to go chief

Botswana National Olympic Committee, Chief Executive Officer, Tuelo Serufho, introduced his girlfriend, Lebo Merafhe, to the audience at UB Sports Awards. Serufho took advantage of...

Balling Lion

Few weeks after losing the North West District Chairman position to Duncan Enga, it looks like, ‘Tau Ya Maun,’ as Reaboka Mbulawa is called...

From Dogs to Snakes-BMD Wars

If Shaya's observations at Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) meetings is anything to go by, it's just a matter of time before someone gets...

Political TKO

Politics is not just a dirty game, it is funny one too. We have heard of honourable men kicking ballot boxes, while others bathed with...

Kgosi, he’s wearing shorts!

Shaya has always wondered where culture ends and respect for other’s sensibilities begin. It is common knowledge in customary law that women don't wear trousers...

No tourching moment

Somebody sent Shaya this picture last week and at a first glance, Yours Truly didn't think much about it except the beautiful landscape. However on...

Trendsetter

If there is one guy who enjoyed the TlatsaLebala festival, then it is this guy. Shaya owes you a case. I mean after it was announced...

Are you confessing Hon..?

Shaya was shocked to read a post by a Member of Parliament and Botswana Democratic Party activist Setlhomo Lelatisitswe reminding Botswana Movement for Democracy...

Learn VIP behaviour

You know the sight of a grown up man being manhandled is not okay, it becomes worse if that person is in the VIP...

Wrong guards

It looks like the internal wars at BMD have sent panic waves to some members. Member of Parliament for Mochudi West, Gilbert Mangole has gone...

Makgato’s dodgy dress sense

In the past, Shaya has kept uncharacteristically quiet when it comes to Minister of Health and Wellness, Dorcus Makgato’s dress sense but this time...

Mangole/Dubs Bouncers

After a thorough beating by individuals termed the ‘President’s Bodyguards’, the Mangole/Modubule faction is no longer taking any chances. When they addressed a Press Conference...

Muzila’s chickens

Before Francistown Mayor Sylvia Muzila retained her mayoral seat on Tuesday, there were rumours that a group apparently led by a notorious BDP Member...

Memo to Moitoi

It looks like our Minister of International Affairs and Cooperation, Dr Pelonomi Venson Moitoi does not learn from her mistakes. During her failed campaign to...

Mokhali’s old motor

Shaya has long been a fan of the South African soul artist Johnny Mokhali – ever since the early 80’s when he was the...

Interfering Daddy

It seems some power-hungry people can’t resist the feeling of being in control. Shaya has been told of one such individual – a former BDF...

Zap got game

Gaborone United mentor Rodolfo Zapata is truly an honest man. The Argentine knows his game, something he confidently told GU supporters at his unveiling. He promised...

Keep it Burning Costy

Shaya is not a jealous person and when there is need to congratulate something, I do. Over the past few days, yours truly has observed...

Trouble for BDP fighting trio

The three Botswana Democratic Party members sympathetic to legislator Ignatius Moswaane may be kicked out of the party before the Elective Congress in Tonota...