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UB and SADC celebrate international women’s day centenary

By Kemang Banyatsang The University of Botswana Gender Policy Programme committee in collaboration with SADC celebrated International Women's Day with reflections on the theme:...

Docu-Drama Coming Soon

BOSASNet and Baboneng Film Productions are in partnership to produce a six part docu-drama on the real life stories of the people of Botswana,...

Consumer’s Voice

Dear Consumer’s Voice I went into a shop in Game city and bought a pair of designer jeans for P499. I then lay-byed another at...

Universal beauty

Single, good-looking and intelligent For a year, young and beautiful Tirelo Ramasedi has been reigning Miss Universe Botswana, a title which saw her travelling to...

Consumer’s Voice

Dear Consumer’s Voice I have subscribed to a funeral service provider called Lesedi funeral parlour and I am willing to terminate their service with them....

Alcohol and Innocence

It all started with a Joburg boy called Robin. I don’t even remember how we started kissing or when I realised we were going...

DRINKING AT 15

Continued from last week It’s the following day (Saturday) The TV and VCR are now in the bush. The place where we hid the TV...

Tertiary Education Council host education fair

The Botswana Tertiary Education Council Fair which was first introduced in 2010 is on again this year and will take place from March 23...

Consumer’s Voice

Dear Consumer’s Voice I bought a plot from another guy last year. I paid all the monies and we agreed that since the plot was...

Dear Consumer’s Voice Hi. I had some sort of allergic reaction and my eyes were watering so I went to the pharmacy to get something...

The learned man

Training country’s lawyers Lawyers are well known for calling each other ‘my learned friend’ because as one of them once said, they are the most...

Drinking aged 15

It was a normal Friday according to my standards: Go to school in the morning, but before class, have a little joint with my...

THE BIG DEBATE

Moral education divides public opinion Publishers defend textbook There have been mixed reactions from members of the public to sex education in schools and...

THE ART OF LIVING AND LOVING

Monday is Valentine’s Day, it is also the day that an Art of Living course starts in Francistown. Love is the Divine energy that...

Consumer’s Voice

Dear Consumer’s Voice I bought Levi sneakers at JB Sports in Francistown on the 20th January. I bought the sneakers for P410 and wore them...

GROOVING IN THE GHETTO

It’s Friday night and I’ve been given P300 with the instruction to go out and have a good time in the Ghetto. No, I haven’t...

Alcoholism and alcohol abuse effects on the family

Family members experience all kinds of physical, mental, and emotional problems as a result of living in a situation where alcoholism is found. Many of...

YOU DON’T F*** WITH THE PRESIDENT

Court hears evidence as Kafalatis  murder investigation opens “ You don’t f*** with Ian Khama,” one of the accused in the John Kalafatis murder investigation...

Consumer’s Voice – 4th February 2011

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I got an email from Belford University saying that I was eligible for a “Special Scholarship Offer”. They said I will...

Giving directions

SSI holds career fair for the youth Stepping Stones International (SSI) and its stakeholders will today (Friday) convene a career fair at Boseja...

STILL NO SPORTS DEVELOPMENT IN SCHOOLS

There is still no sports development in schools as the long awaited agreement between the teachers unions and the government is still yet to...

STEPS TO QUITTING SMOKING

Q: I want to quit smoking, please help me Q: I am a chain smoker, I even wake up during the night to smoke. A: Congratulations...

OWEN ON TOP

THE RISE ‘N RISE OF TSHABA TSHUTSHU Like some people who wasted years in universities studying, and pursuing courses they will never utilise in their...

BUSINESS MINDED

A WOMAN WITH A PURPOSE-MARIA Maria Machailo Ellis wrote her own piece of history in 2007 when she became the first woman to head Botswana...

HOW TO STOP SMOKING AND DRINKING

Q. I am addicted to marijuana, how can you help me to stop? A. Unlike tobacco smoking, marijuana doesn't contain any chemicals that can...

Consumer’s Voice

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I hope you can help me and my wife with a problem with our bank. My wife got a loan from...

Malaria cases set to increase

The country is likely to have high levels of malaria transmission due to above normal rainfall experienced in the past few weeks. And already the...

THE EFFECTS OF COCAINE

Cocaine affects your brain. The word "cocaine" refers to the drug in both a powder (cocaine) and crystal (crack) form. It is made from the...

Dear Consumer’s Voice

Dear Consumer’s Voice I took a loan from FNB in September 2009 and in August 2010 I cleared my loan. I was told that I...

BNOC STEPS UP LONDON 2012 PREPARATIONS

The Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) continues to step up preparations for the London 2012 Olympic Game as the Games draw ever nearer. Amongst other...

Consumer’s Voice

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Hello watchdogs. I’m really pleased to see the good services you have provided to consumers. I just wanted to...

BIG WEEKEND 14/01/11

My Star 2011 underway The country’s arguably biggest and most watched singing television talent show went underway last Saturday at Oasis Hotel. The show which...

BIG WEEKEND 07/01/11

CHANGES AT YARONA FM Though an official statement has not been released yet BW has it on good authority that there would be some big...

I AM THE CHANGE

Miss Universe Botswana, Tirelo Ramasedi is scheduled to host a talk show at Cresta Thapama Hotel this coming Saturday in Francistown. The two hour...

GOTCHA

Caught in the act. Three girls started the New Year on the wrong side of the law last Wednesday. Pharma Lulu staff were not amused...

POLICE ATTACKS ON THE INCREASE

BOTSWANA Police Service appealed to members of the public to cooperate with law enforcement officers and observe the various laws of Botswana when...

QUEEN OF THE CITY

THERE is one area which is out of bounds even for the country’s first citizen, President Seretse  Khama Ian Khama. Although he is the...

TALL SLIM AND BEAUTIFUL

OUR QUOTE of the year goes to President Seretse Khama Ian Khama for his world acclaimed, “tall, slim and beautiful” choice for a...

RUNNING ON E

After spending weeks or months preparing to go to various destination for the festive season many people might find themselves grounded as the country...

Consumer’s Voice

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I had an agreement with Daniel and Patrick from Abundance who I paid to design me a dress for a wedding....