• SUSPECT KILLER IN SUICIDE BID24

    Man was due in court on 4 murder charges Mother and 7 month old child amongst his alleged victims A suspected rapist and serial killer facing four murder charges is in a serious condition in hospital after attempting to commit suicide by slashing his penis into pieces. Bogus prophet Cleopus Nkomo, 27 from Zimbabwe is

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  • THE RETURN OF CALLIO0

    In 2003 kwasa kwasa muso Frank “Franco” Lesokwane formed a group called Rockers. One of the group’s dancers was Karabo Pholele, who has now re-invented himself after a break from the music industry to pursue an IT course at Gaborone Technical College. Callio as he prefers to be called while on stage captured the hearts

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  • STANBIC EMPOWERS WOMEN0

    Stanbic Bank this week embarked on a campaign to promote women’s economic empowerment as they sponsored the Women In Business Association (WIBA) conference to the tune of P15 000. The conference that was held at the Maharaja Conference Centre brought together Botswana businesswomen for purposes of networking, dissemination of information and establishing business volunteer training

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  • THE REAL BRAND0

    TALKING RADIO SPORTS Only a daring person like him can go by a name “The Brand.” Thabo Osekeng came out of nowhere to become one of the most celebrated radio sports presenters in the country. His career started in 2008 at  Duma FM, where he managed to turn himself into a house-hold name. A couple

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  • NO ‘BIG CATCH’ AT BDP’S NEW MEMBERS LAUNCH0

    The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) launch of new members reached an anti climax on Monday with no big names that many who thronged the venue had anticipated. Instead of independent candidate, Guma Moyo and Gaborone West South MP Botsalo Ntuane who were speculated to be ‘the big fish” that were caught by the BDP net,

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  • The stylish man’s summer trends0

    Once upon a time, men didn’t care about grooming or appearances, fast-forward to the 21st century, men’s fashion is diverse and interesting. For your weekend’s interesting read and tips we are zooming in on HIS TRENDS for this summer. Here are the TOP FOUR trends for you bros. #1 WHITE STRIPED SHIRT and SUSPENDERS (BRACES)

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  • FROM HELL TO HOPE11

    TALES OF OUR TIMES Prisons Dept help impoverished family build for a brighter future When Selebi-Phikwe Prisons and Rehabilitation Department handed over a house last week to a 17 member family that had been living in a broken-down shack, they shattered two popular misconceptions. They exposed the myth that prison authorities are only concerned with

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  • HOW TO BE SELFISH0

    • MYOB
    • February 24, 2012

    Let’s face it; everybody looks out for number one. It’s just the way it is and it’s natural, but I don’t think it is necessary or even beneficial to be as selfish about our self-interest as the geezer in the cartoon up above. No, there is something to be said for being a bit more

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  • CHILLIN OUT 24/02/124

    MR PORN STAR Where did our dark skinned brother go? His two minutes of fame came to an end before it could even start. This is a brief story of a certain foreign man who used to run a local night club. The brother from a neighbouring country is apparently on the police’s wanted list

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  • MINISTRY YET TO DECIDE ON THE ‘VULGAR’ SET BOOK1

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development is yet to decide the way forward with regards to a junior secondary schools English literature setbook which has been deemed too offensive. Last week the ministry promised that this week it would have decided whether the novel, Chanda’s Secret is too vulgar for form two students or

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  • BANKING ON RHINOS0

    The Khama Rhino Sanctuary Trust this week received a cash injection of P100 000 from Stanbic Bank for the fencing off of additional land towards the rhino conservation and environmental education. Stanbic Bank Managing Director, Leina Gabaraane, handed over the cheque at the main kgotla in Serowe, at a ceremony that was attended by amongst

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  • FNBB ANNOUCES POSITIVE RESULTS0

    First National Bank of Botswana (FNBB) last week announced a solid performance and positive results for the half-year ended 31 December 2011. The bank’s Chief Financial Officer Steven Bogatsu said in spite of the challenges in the economy, the group’s profit before tax increased by 13 per cent from the corresponding period. He also said

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  • THE JOEL IN THE CROWN0

    DREADLCKED DEFENDERS Before I joined Centre Chiefs the rivalry between these two teams was so intense. Things have however changed and the war on and off-field has ceased. I have always scored against them save for just one game. Actually each time I was marked by a dreadlocked defender I scored. TALK-TALK GOOD While Talk-Talk

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  • KIM’S BREAKTHROUGH0

    Of recent the local music industry has witnessed an upsurge in the emergence of relatively unknown artists. The likes of Dramaboi, Jojo and A.T.I hit the streets running and are ruling the airwaves. Add to that list Opelo Malila, known as Dj Kim Wizzy in music circles. Her long awaited single went viral of Facebook;

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  • COMBINING EFFORT0

    Corporations wage war against vandalism Continued vandalism of property belonging to Botswana Power Corporation, Water Utilities Corporations, Botswana Telecommunications Corporations and Botswana Railways has prompted the organisations to form an anti-vandalism committee. This week the concerned organisations came together at Maharaj Conference Centre where they embarked on a solution finding mission to combat the rising

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  • ASK GASE0

    I am 25 years old and have a boy child with this other man. He’s not supporting the child. I took him to the magistrate’s court but he is nowhere to be found. He’s often seen having a good time in the company of beautiful women yet he neglects his son who goes to school

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  • MASISI RIDICULED FOR ‘FIRST LADY’ BEHAVIOUR4

    BCP PRESIDENT, Dumelang Saleshando has accused the minister of Presidential Affairs  and Public Administration, Mokgweetsi Masisi of assuming the role of the First Lady. Ridiculing the minister for the government’s much debated backyard garden poverty eradication initiative, Saleshando said: “Masisi, just because we do not have a first lady does not mean you have to 

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  • BOKOMO SEEKS MERGER WITH IRVINE’S0

    Bokomo Botswana has applied to the Competition Authority for the approval of the acquisition of 50% of Irvine’s equity. The desire to acquire the Irvine’s shareholding by Bokomo Botswana, according to Piet Van Wyk- the company’s Chief Executive Officer, is based on good business practices and to ensure that Botswana consumers continue to get superior

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  • CBM PROSPECTS UNEARTHED0

    A Coal Bed Methane (CBM) study which was conducted by the Department of Geological Surveys between 2001 and 2003 to assess the availability of natural gas resources associated with the Kalahari Karoo Basin has come out positive. The Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Ponatshego Kedikilwe informed Parliament this week that the potential for

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  • THE STORY THAT NEVER WAS7

    Rumours of a man’s private parts being found at Mmadinare Kgotla last Monday were a hot topical issue in the mining town of Selebi-Phikwe. Some people claimed to have seen the parts while others dismissed the story as nothing but a mere urban legend. Voice reporter Phillimon Mmeso boarded a min bus from the town

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