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Tshepo Lesole leads AGA nominees list

Gospel Awards slated for August Local music heavyweight, Tshepo Lesole is poised to dominate the inaugural Annual Gospel Awards (AGA) having been nominated in six...

No promotions for unfit police officers

As BPS tightens screws Members of Botswana Police service who are not physically fit will no longer be promoted until they pass the fitness test. According...

Keeping it Simple

Simple can be good. As a matter of fact, I often prefer it to complicated. My music is an example of that. I liketo listen to...

Earnest rise to the top

Former TV man eyes political office At the height of the infamous industrial strike in 2011, Ernest Phiri, a newsreader and Editor at Botswana Television...

Choppies pays us peanuts – Employees

Disgruntled Choppies employees at Westgate mall on Wednesday went on strike in protest against poor welfare and conditions of service. The employees, some of who...

MoA anticipates poor crop production

Only 40 000 hectares of fields planted The Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security is bracing itself for a very low cereal production for...

2018 Son of the Soil Aborted

The annual Son of the Soil cultural event has been indefinitely suspended and will not take place during the first quarter of the year...

Miss F-town FA cup

In an effort to hype the annual Francistown FA Cup, organisers have decided to include a beauty pageant in this year’s leg. The F/Town FA...

Celeb Edition with Veronica Kgalalelo Brooks aka Diva Vebrok

35-year-old Veronica Kgalalelo Brooks, better known as Diva Vebrok, is an Afro House musician who comes from Mochudi but grew up in South Africa. As...

Francistown we go hard re-brands

They rose to real prominence after rapper Baboloki Dambe aka B-Blok won the Yarona FM Award with the song 'Top shambole'. Francistown We Go Hard...

Christmas Break

Three men are killed in a car accident on Christmas Eve and find themselves at the Pearly Gates. All they have to do to get...

Distell gets Cruz Vodka

Distell Botswana last week launched its partnership with Cruz Vodka, a brand that is handcrafted and developed in New York. The vodka which is five...

Used clothes vendors flood streets

Second-hand clothes vending sites have suddenly mushroomed along most Francistown streets, near the bus rank. Used clothes dealers used to operate in the city only...

‘Meatier’ Lobatse Meat festival

The annual Lobatse International Meat Festival (LIMF) is once again upon us. Now in its fifth year of existence, the event, which has brought life...

Working for workers

Out spoken Give him the microphone and an audience, the humble,soft spoken and ever smiling Tobokani Rari turns into a firebrand. To Botswana’s working masses, Rari...

JKA hosts national youth karate championships

Shotokan, under the Japan Karate Association (JKA) will host National Youth Championships on 27 May in Francistown. The Championships will pit together clubs from around...

An angel for the zebras

Second Division side Eleven Angels coach and owner Seemo Mpatane is over the moon at the selection of one of his players for the...

The brains behind Northern Arts Awards

At a tender age of nine, a musical career seemed carved out for Ontiretse Bakaile Zuma aka Nthinthie. However back then, little did he know...

No political bias at PCSBE-Guma

Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bodies and Enterprises (PCSBE), chairperson, Samson Moyo Guma says his committee will not entertain political partiality when investigating maladministration and...

DVS aim to expand FMD green zones

The Department of Veterinary Services is looking to expand the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) free zones in the country for the farming community...

Appreciation Breakdown

I hate this stupid computer. Do you ever say that? Or maybe you use a less pleasant word in front of ‘computer’ or ‘phone’ or...

Peer Pressure Peril

Something is wrong. Do you ever get that feeling? I do, and it seems to happen more often when I am in western countries like...

BU launches scholarship

Botho University (BU) officially launched its scholarship programme last week and awarded a 50% sponsorship to one of the students who applied to the...

The Laws of Marriage and Divorce

Marriage is a pleasant topic, but this can sometimes be marred when we have to deal with the issue of divorce. The failure of a...

Stanbic Bank Supports Savings Groups

Stanbic Bank Botswana embraces and empowers members of the community through sustainable financial solutions. The Bank shared this upon launching the new Matshelo Savings Account,...

Zim govt in u-turn

Suspends new import rules Zimbabwe government was this week forced to eat a humble pie and suspend ban of importation of goods that range from...

KC12 adventures announces Hollywood trip winner

  KC12 Season 1 will this weekend draw its final winner from nine eligible finalists who stand a chance to win an all expenses paid...