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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....

ZEBRAS MOVE UP

Zebras move up to 53rd Position in December FIFA's World Rankings, Africa's 2010 most improved The December FIFA World rankings were released this afternoon, placing...

Grace Mugabe sues newspaper for US$15million

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace, has demanded US$15 million (about P97.5million) compensation from the weekly Standard newspaper for defamation after the paper...

The Effects of Marijuana

Marijuana affects your brain. THC (the active ingredient in marijuana) affects the nerve cells in the part of the brain where memories are formed;...

Mogae’s star shines again

A Canadian organization, MasterCard Foundation has announced the appointment of former President Festus Mogae to its Board of Directors. According to statement released by the...

Franco & MC Maswe to shake Ghetto this Festive Season!

A show not to be missed by all Kwasa Kwasa and Mbhaqanga lovers. For the first time in over 3 years, Franco and MC Maswe...

Sefcash opens tenth Shoppers store

SefCash's Shoppers Supermarket opened doors for shoppers at their flagship store at the Gaborone station early this week. Ever since opening their first store...

Consumer’s Voice – 17th December 2010

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Last week I received this suspicious mail and I have some reasons to think that it is a scam because in...

DRUGS AND SEX ABUSE

I had been sitting waiting for the phone to ring and with each minute that passed my heart was racing faster and faster and...

Consumer’s Voice – 10th December 2010

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I signed a lease yesterday with a real estate agent but then after around 1 hour 45 minutes I called to...

Mugabe refuses to talk to ‘small boys’

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe refuses to take calls from “most” African leaders because “they are not his age-mates”, according to a leaked United States...

SELLING SOUTH AFRICA

ITS POSSIBLE South Africa is home and destination of choice for many Batswana and people in the SADC region. This is because the country offers...

SMOKING CONCERN!

Q- BOSA I am a cigarette addict, how can you help? Q- BOSA  I am desperately looking for somebody or something that can help...

CONSUMER’S VOICE 03/12/10

Dear Consumer’s Voice I got an email from a woman claiming to be a doctor saying she wants to get in touch with me.  Should...

EVEN-HANDED JUSTICE

Man on a mission To some he is the champion of truth, honesty, moral good and fair play, whilst to others he is simply a...

PLEASE HELP!

BOSA im addicted to alcohol, how can you help? 1) We can help in many ways if you are addicted to alcohol. We can...

Dear Consumer’s Voice

Last week I was called on my cellphone by lady from a South African number who claimed to be from Hotel Express International. She...

A MONSTER WITHIN

It started as a normal evening with some friends and having a few drinks.  I knew I had a problem with drinking and I...

Consumer’s Voice – 19th November 2010

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I bought a Mercedes in 2000. At the time I ordered it the waiting time was six months before it would...

Consumer’s Voice 12th November 2010

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 When u visit many stores or super markets, prices are not marked and its difficult to make decision on what to...