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Mr & Miss public service crowned

  Last Friday night saw the Mr and Miss Public Service Day 2014 being crowned at a fully packed Francistown Civic Centre. 28-year-old Oduetse ‘Diman’ Koobake...

DJ clock to rock Ghetto tonight

  Well known South African Disc Jockey, DJ Clock (Kholile Elvin Gumede) is set to perform in a one-off show at Lizard Entertainment tonight (Friday). The...

Beer brawl ends in bloodshed

  The love for a traditional brew popularly known as khadi has landed a Sowa township teenager in murky waters and his older drinking pal...

Rapist convicted for attack on schoolgirl

  A Francistown man, who wasd accused waylaying schoolgirls in the bush and raping them has been convicted on a single count of rape. On Monday,...

DJ Gouveia Weds in style

  Cresta Marang Hotel gardens in Francistown were a hive of activity last Saturday when renowned disc jockey (DJ) Gouveia (Oupa Mutasa) and his entourage...

DR Tawanda rock at DJ Gouveia’s wedding

  DJ Gouveia’s wedding, held on Saturday and Sunday here in Francistown has seen some of the behind the scenes movers of the music industry...

Ghetto DJs battle for supremacy

  Four Francistown based DJs are set to battle for prominence during a show slated for Dumela Lodge tonight (Friday). The DJs are regarded as the...

RB2’s T.H.A.B.O scales new heights

  With his latest single expected to be released soon, the much-admired radio personality known as Untshwarable by his hordes of followers is already making...

MC Maswe joins the political bandwagon

  Like all other musicians across the country and beyond the borders of Botswana, MC Maswe popularly known as Thapelo Maleka has grabbed the opportunity...

Nyumasi joins Major David Bright in SA

  Former Gaborone United mentor Major David Bright has finally got the player he wanted in Ecco City Greens nimble footed attacking midfielder Tendai Nyumasi. Nyumasi...

Poectic Omnibus set to release a poetry album

  Francistown based poetry group, Poetic Omnibus is working round the clock compiling a poetic album. The poetry group was formed last year in a bid...

Miller party rocked Dumela revellers

  Scores of night crawlers who gathered at Dumela Lodge left the scene a satisfied lot. With DJ Cue (Musa Puso) and DJ Cheng (Odirile Chengeta)...

Habitual thief lashed

  A dyed-in-the-wool housebreaker and thief has blamed Francistown’s increasing levels of poverty for his criminal activities. Tumelano Poloko (28) of Newstands pleaded with the court...

Prison warder in court for theft

A prison warder stationed at the Baines Drift State Prison, linked to numerous incidents of housebreaking, office breaking, burglary and theft appeared in the...

Prison Homosexual practices debated

  Homosexuality is a hot topic that people like to discuss. Some people have accepted gays in the society while others have not stopped frowning...

May Day murder

  Suspect stabs police witness to death When 38-year-old Rametsang of Mogapinyana village in the Tswapong area, an informal barber near Chedu Choga Grounds in Francistown,...

Big erection kills sex trade

It may be a big erection, but news that the construction of the Kazungula Bridge and border post is due to begin in July...

Ghetto Waves win Kudos in Zambia

  If kudos could be turned into wealth, members of the Francistown based Ghetto Waves Productions could have came back from the Zambian commercial capital...

F/town musicians take their act to bars

  Upcoming musicians in Francistown have resorted to taking their act to bars in a bid to earn a living through their talents. This is after...

Majalisa to Rock Ghetto

  Popular South African musician Patricia Majalisa will serenade her fans in Francistown this Saturday at the BOCCIM hall. Renowned musicians such as Thabo Mazolwane, Silindile...

‘Habitual thief’ remanded pending sentencing

A Francistown man, who confessed to breaking into a shop and stealing cash amounting to P7 656, was last Thursday remanded in custody in...

BPC Accountant pleads guilty to 35 theft charges 

Botswana Power Corporation employee Kenneth Maruapula has pleaded guilty to charges of stealing. On different occasions between December 2010 and March 2012 Maruapula, 34 stole...

Tuskers ladies side off to a flying start

  Francistown based Tuskers Rugby Club has registered a ladies rugby side to play in the ongoing Botswana Rugby Union (BRU) Ladies League. After a four-year...

BVF resolves to amend constitution

  Botswana Volleyball Federation (BVF) is set to amend its constitution in order to accommodate clubs registered as companies to affiliate with the federation, Voice...

Sangomas, muti, business and the elections

  Tonota youths protest against ritual murders Last Thursday and Friday a group of Tonota teenagers calling themselves Malwantwa rioted in the streets and fought the...

Man (33) attempts to rape granny (74)

A 33-year-old Mosetse man appeared in the Francistown magistrates’ court on Tuesday facing a single count of attempted rape. Slim and innocent looking Jack Sekelema...

Ban worries Zim traders

  Zimbabwean cross-border traders – who have for the past decade supplied both foodstuffs and clothing to the demand in their native country – have...

F/town vendors decry border closure

  Vendors in Francistown and the better northern part of the country have expressed fear that the continued closure of the Martins Drift border post...

Mazganda.com off to Zambia

  Francistown based folk music group, Mazganda.com was expected to leave the country yesterday (Thursday) and head northwest to Zambia. The group who will bring their...

DJ Boggie Sid to rock Ghetto’s Easter madness

  Straight from a successful Miami visit, DJ Sid (Sidney Nzala) is expected to be the star guest during the three-day 2014 Easter Madness at...

O’neals good Firday feast of fun

  If you don’t intend spending Easter Friday in church, music lovers and revellers in Francistown will have an opportunity to mix and mingle with...

Retired nurses urged to mentor young nurses

  In an effort to retain skills within the health care system outgoing Health Minister Reverend Dr. John Seakgosing has urged retired nurses to mentor...

Crime of (com)passion

  >>Man escapes jail in underage sex case >> Dump me and I’ll kill myself threatens girlfriend A young man accused of defilement was spared a prison...

Drunken arsonist to be sentenced

  A security guard who set his rented house ablaze in a drunken fit of rage has pleaded guilty to the charge of arson and...

Hold on

  Bush Bucks still with a point to prove after Tonota spoil Maun promotion party Sankoyo Bush Bucks supporters came in their numbers to party, but...

Cricket becoming popular on F/Town streets

  In a town which the British first settled following the discovery of gold some years ago, the sharp crack of ball against bat marks...

Johwa To Headline Retired Nurses Branch Launch

  Legendary Ndingo Johwa is expected to launch the Retired Nurses Society Branch North to be held tonight (Friday) at Tati River Lodge. Johwa, whose prominence...

Chibuku Shakes Up Road to Fame

  The inaugural Chibuku Road to Fame competition ended last Friday. But it was not a mere competition. People from all walks of life converged at...

O Tsididi Launch Here

  For the first time this year, Atlasaone Molemogi popularly known as A.T.I will be at the Francistown’s ultimate entertainment centre, Lizard Entertainment tonight (Friday)...

Tonight is ladies’ night at dumela

All roads will tonight (Friday) be leading to the secluded and hassle-free hangout joint, Dumela Lodge situated in the outskirts of Francistown for the...