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BoB maintains 5% Policy rate

Inflation forecast to be within the 3 – 6 percent objective range Water and electricity supply stability expected to support growth of non-mining sectors The...

Are foreign owned businesses safe?

I was absolutely flabbergasted when I read in the ‘Voice Money’ section (page 2A) of your February the 9th Edition. The article is titled...

120,000 South Koreans Rally for Punishment of Pastors for Forced Conversion

Protesters demand investigation of a death case of a 25-year-old Korean woman and legislation of a ban on forced conversion Conversion “Education” by Presbyterian Pastors...

PPC gives away dream home renovations

PPC Botswana has given two lucky customers an opportunity to fulfill their housing dreams with a home renovation. Marking the end of the In Your...

Rail Park Mall mobilizes community in blood donation drive

Stirred by the extensive shortage of blood across the country, Rail Park Mall in partnership with the National Blood Transfusion Services (NBTS) will this...

Kgori Capital appoints MD

The Board of Directors at Kgori Capital (Pty) Limited has announced Alphonse Ndzinge as the new Managing Director with immediate effect. Kgori’s Chairman, Tebogo Naledi,...

Liberty life Botswana launches cash back plan

Kick starting their 10th year anniversary in Botswana, Liberty Life Botswana this week launched their newest exciting offering of the Cash Back feature. The feature...

Makwala to handover sports equipment to Tutume Primary Schools

Botswana’s 400m and 200m sprinting sensation, Isaac Makwala, will on Friday donate sports equipment to six primary schools at his home village of Tutume. The...

RIP Bra Hugh Masekela

Widely regarded as the ‘father of South African jazz’, Hugh Masekela succumbed to prostate cancer on Tuesday. Popularly known as Bra Hugh, the legendary trumpeter’s...

Loungo leaves flava dome

As widely speculated local favorite television personality Loungo Pitse has announced his departure from Botswana Television's prime TV show, Flava Dome. Pitse popularly known as...

Movie reviews by Theo Silitshena; The Shape of Water

2017 ‧ Drama/Fantasy ‧ 2h 3m Initial release: December 1, 2017 (New York City) Director: Guillermo del Toro Box office: 26.4 million USD Budget: 19.4 million USD Elisa is...

Eyewitnesses narrate details of MP Isaac Davids’ murder

Eyewitnesses in the murder of Mochudi East legislator, Isaac Davids, have told of how his two farm hands stabbed him to death amid bloody...

Chainsaw-wielding suspect denies wounding victim

A Zimbabwean man who allegedly tried to chop off his victim with a chainsaw two years ago has denied the charges leveled against him,...

Movie reviews by Theo Silitshena; Bright

2017 ‧ Thriller film/Fantasy ‧ 1h 57m In an alternate present day, humans, orcs, elves and fairies have been coexisting since the beginning of time. Two...

Davids’ alleged killers to appear in court tomorrow

Suspects in the murder of Mochudi East legislator, Isaac Davids, are expected to appear before a Molepolole Magistrates court tomorrow. Zimbabwean national, Jabulani Dube (31)...

How Global Journalists Get together for Freedom of Media and Peace...

To journalists, the year 2017 represents the misfortune of journalism. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) says at least 81 reporters were killed and...

Banks unsure of Bitcoin

Despite its surging value and popularity in 2017, bitcoin trading is facing opposition from banks and payment services operators, according to Koinex, a trading...

Voice on Fashion by the Khoi Fro

Style Agenda- Trends and fashion duds to get this year! With fashion for 2018, expect the unexpected! Over the holidays I travelled outside to attend the...

Improved Morupule B plant boosts power production

An improved Morupule B Power Station has spurred the production of electricity in the third quarter of 2017, Statistics Botswana (SB) has indicated. In its...

Farmer granted bail after shooting employee

South African farmer and businessman, Pieter Panios Lottering, has been granted bail by a magistrates court after he allegedly shot his employee on both...

Top 10 Worst Movies of 2017 by Theo Silitshena

10. Fate of the Furious Everybody knows this film should have never had happened, Fate of the Furious was forced upon us and it was...

Murder accused says cops planted weapon on him

A Zimbabwean illegal immigrant charged with murder has accused the police of planting the alleged murder weapon on him. The unemployed Prince Moyo, 24, is...

Zim man stabbed in bar brawl critical

A Zimbabwean man is fighting for his life at Nyangabwe Referral Hospital after he was stabbed twice just below his left breast in a...

Court to rule on Bakang Seretse’s frozen accounts

Justice Godfrey Radijeng of the Gaborone High Court has reserved judgement on whether or not various frozen bank accounts belonging to businessman Bakang Seretse...

Sikwane police record bizarre rape incidents

A 29-year-old woman who went to bed drunk woke up naked and shocked, with her 13-year-old cousin having sexual intercourse with her at Malolwane...

Rowdy BDF soldier in attempted murder charges

A rowdy Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Private who held his colleagues at gunpoint demanding warfare equipment has been charged with attempted murder, armed robbery and...

Ncube crazy videos go viral

A media company based in Francistown is fast gaining recognition for its increasingly popular Facebook drama, ‘Life of a Side Chick’ The nine episodes released...

Limko spread christmas cheer

“Giving back to society must be a life-long activity that goes beyond just financial contributions.” These words, and the sentiment behind them, were stressed by...

Policy rate unchanged at 5 percent

Inflation rate set to be within 3 – 6 percent objective range Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Botswana (BoB) has decided to...

Adapt or die!

Talking bucks the GetBucks way GetBucks Managing Director, Marthin de Kock, believes that for industries to survive and thrive in the next five to ten...

Bricklayer sentenced to death for employer’s murder

A bricklayer who gruesomely strangled his employer to death at Makobo village in 2012 has been sentenced to hang. Appearing before Justice Bashi Moesi of...

Hunter’s partners with AFSTEREO to compile local music CD

Hunter’s, the real, natural cider that refreshes like nothing on earth, has partnered with AFSTEREO Botswana in releasing a compilation titled Hunter’s Airplay Classics...

NWDC approves P500 000 loan scheme for councillors

The North West District Council (NWDC) last Wednesday approved a scheme that will allow councilors to secure loans of up to half a million...

Rhinos could go extinct by 2030

Risk continues to exist across the African continent Communities need to be sensitized about rhino poaching and other illegal activities that threaten to bring rhinos...

Dressing for a carnival

It is time to be merry and what a perfect platform to show you how to look your best this festive season especially when...

Banking on tourism

SADC pin hopes on tourism to boost regional growth Botswana is one of 12 countries in the 15-member Southern African Development Community (SADC) to agree...

AU/EU leaders condemn inhuman treatment of migrants in Lybia

African and European leaders that gathered in Abidjan for the 5th AU/EU Summit, last week condemned in the strongest terms inhuman treatment of African...

South African Youth and Religious Leaders of Six (6) Religions Promote...

Six (6)religious leaders representing Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, African Hebrew, Rastafari, and Brahma Kumaris gathered to discuss the topic of “The role of the religions...

Cresta Marakanelo announces new board members

Cresta Marakanelo Limited has announced the appointment of new board members Moatlhodi Lekaukau and Tshepidi Moremong. Lekaukau comes in as Board Chairperson, replacing retired Board...

Escaping the jaws of death

*Man fights off croc attack When a crocodile dragged him to the bottom of the Thamalakane River, his face trapped in the reptile’s unrelenting jaw,...