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SUSPECT KILLER IN SUICIDE BID

SUSPECT KILLER IN SUICIDE BID

Feb. 24 | Man was due in court on 4 murder charges Mother and 7 month old child amongst his alleged victims VICTIMS: Lebelelang Tabengwa and her son A suspected rapist and serial killer facing four murder charges is in a serious condition in hospital...

THE RETURN OF CALLIO

THE RETURN OF CALLIO

Feb. 24 | BACK IN RTHE MIX: Callio 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...

STANBIC EMPOWERS WOMEN

STANBIC EMPOWERS WOMEN

Feb. 24 | 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. SME HEAD: Setimela The conference that was held at the Maharaja...

THE REAL BRAND

THE REAL BRAND

Feb. 24 | Thabo Osekeng "The Brand" 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...

NO ‘BIG CATCH’ AT BDP’S NEW MEMBERS LAUNCH

NO ‘BIG CATCH’ AT BDP’S NEW MEMBERS LAUNCH

Feb. 24 | BDP 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...

The stylish man’s summer trends

The stylish man’s summer trends

Feb. 24 | 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...

FROM HELL TO HOPE

FROM HELL TO HOPE

Feb. 24 | THEN AND NOW: The family’s former shack and their new home 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...

HOW TO BE SELFISH

HOW TO BE SELFISH

Feb. 24 | 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...

CHILLIN OUT 24/02/12

CHILLIN OUT 24/02/12

Feb. 24 | 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...

MINISTRY YET TO DECIDE ON THE ‘VULGAR’ SET BOOK

MINISTRY YET TO DECIDE ON THE ‘VULGAR’ SET BOOK

Feb. 24 | UNDER SCRUTINY:The set book 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...

BANKING ON RHINOS

BANKING ON RHINOS

Feb. 24 | 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. PROTECTED: The rhinos Stanbic Bank Managing Director,...

FNBB ANNOUCES POSITIVE RESULTS

FNBB ANNOUCES POSITIVE RESULTS

Feb. 24 | First National Bank of Botswana (FNBB) last week announced a solid performance and positive results for the half-year ended 31 December 2011. ACHIEVER: Boakgomo Ntakhwana The bank’s Chief Financial Officer Steven Bogatsu said in spite of the challenges...

THE JOEL IN THE CROWN

THE JOEL IN THE CROWN

Feb. 24 | DREADLCKED DEFENDERS Ecco 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...

KIM’S BREAKTHROUGH

KIM’S BREAKTHROUGH

Feb. 24 | PREDOMINANT: Opelo “Kim Wizzy” Malila 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...

COMBINING EFFORT

COMBINING EFFORT

Feb. 24 | 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...

ASK GASE

ASK GASE

Feb. 24 | 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...

MASISI RIDICULED FOR ‘FIRST LADY’ BEHAVIOUR

MASISI RIDICULED FOR ‘FIRST LADY’ BEHAVIOUR

Feb. 24 | Dumelang Saleshando. 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...

BOKOMO SEEKS MERGER WITH IRVINE’S

BOKOMO SEEKS MERGER WITH IRVINE’S

Feb. 24 | Bokomo Botswana has applied to the Competition Authority for the approval of the acquisition of 50% of Irvine’s equity. HOME GROWN: Irvine's day old chicks The desire to acquire the Irvine’s shareholding by Bokomo Botswana, according to Piet Van...

CBM PROSPECTS UNEARTHED

CBM PROSPECTS UNEARTHED

Feb. 24 | 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,...

THE STORY THAT NEVER WAS

THE STORY THAT NEVER WAS

Feb. 24 | 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...