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FROM BMC TECHNICAL OFFICER TO CHIEF STRIKE MARSHAL Chief Strike Marshall talks of his hopes and fears as strike enters fourth week Cometh the hour, cometh...

SIX UP FOR EVICTION

The race for the ultimate prize on Big Brother Amplified is on. After housemates were split into two groups (heads and tails), six of...

Miss Universe Botswana top 12 finalists announced

The count down to Miss Universe Botswana finals continued last Saturday with the announcement of 12 finalists. Girls were judged on three categories, that is,...

How much do you drink ?

• Have you ever felt you should cut down on your drinking? • Have you ever tried to stop for good and found you could...

Dear Consumer’s Voice

In August last year I purchased furniture in Joburg and asked a courier company to collect said furniture and deliver to Gaborone. This is...

LIKE MOTHER, LIKE DAUGHTER

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am, I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in...

Jazzing Botswana

ONCE A MUSICIAN, ALWAYS A MUSICIAN While other young boys were kicking ball or moulding mud animals, he would be in the house listening to...

BIG BROTHER IS HERE

Zeus has Lover's support Mnet’s popular reality show, Big Brother is here. This year the show is amplified, with a new house and 26 housemates...

GUNNED DOWN

If this was war we have definitely lost a major battle. The terminal end to our Coca-Cola cup campaign was a huge blow to...

PUBLIC SUPPORT CIVIL SERVANTS STRIKE

As the public servants strike gets underway the civil servants would seem to have the sympathy of the general public. In an opinion poll...

Brotherhood donates to an HIV/AIDS organisation

An Old Naledi non governmental organisation Matlo go sha mabapi recently got a donation of books and clothing items from Brotherhood Club of University...

LEAVING FOOTPRINTS

Limkokwing makes an impact at the inaugural market day Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, made a huge impact among the small scale entrepreneurs at the...

Seven year old finds mother hanging

A seven year old standard one child last Friday found her 55 year old mentally disturbed mother hanging from the rafters of their home...

COPING WITH ALCOHOLIC PARENT

Every day I dealt with the same wearisome scenario.  The constant alcohol abuse had become a daily routine for him, and so were my...

IN NEED OF SUPPORT

In November 2008 BOSASNet was formally registered as a non-governmental organization with the Registrar of Societies. BOSASNet has since worked diligently towards our mission of...

BEAUTIFUL MISSION

BRINGING OUT THE BEST IN PEOPLE An epitome of beauty herself, Veronica Molaolwa, in pursuit of a passion, put aside her Bachelor of Commerce degree...

FAST FOOD MAN’S HIGH SPEED CRASH

A fast food delivery man narrowly escaped serious injury when he fell off his motorbike at high speed. The accident near Mahube Primary School...

Consumer’s Voice – 25th March 2011

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I received an email from someone offering me the Global Gas Card saying that I can earn $1 million. Can this...

METROPOLITAN SCOUTS FOR TALENT

In an effort to upgrade the arts and local talent, Metropolitan Botswana has engaged in a Corporate Social Investment initiative where they are seeking...

DROWNING IN ALCOHOL

Never had I before thought one day in my life, alcohol was going to be my master, for I hated people who drank or...

Dear Consumer’s Voice I am a concerned consumer. I saw a ticket for a big show in Gaborone and the ticket had a clause that...

DRIVE SAFE, DRIVE SOBER – know the facts

Remember, when it comes to the alcohol the breathalyser is testing, a drink is a drink is a drink. Don’t be fooled and know...

Dear Consumer’s Voice

I am a Botswana citizen and was looking for an online school and came across the AIU (Atlantic International University). Now they want me...

NEW PARK IN GABORONE

Kgalagadi Breweries (KBL) and Botswana Breweries (BBL) last Thursday donated a recreational park developed at a cost of over P300 000 Pula to the...

POLICE RELEASE UNSEEN VIDEO FROM 9/11

Previously unseen footage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks filmed from a police helicopter flying above the burning World Trade Centre has emerged almost ten...

CELEBRATION AND REFLECTION TIME

Botswana joins the world in commemorating Women’s Day As the world commemorated International Women’s Day on Tuesday, women from all walks of life converged...

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...