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FALLEN STAR

FALLEN STAR

Mar. 29 | SHAMED: Sebadireng MUSIC’ TV SHOW PRESENTER NAMED AND SHAMED IN AAT EXAM SCANDAL Well known for announcing that aspiring music contestants don’t stand a chance of proceeding to the next stage, Btv’s My Star presenter Sethunya...

UNDER SIEGE

UNDER SIEGE

Mar. 29 | ARRESTED: Former Director of Roads, Kabo KoteInset: Kemoreng Kote FORMER ROADS DIRECTOR The couple were detained last Thursday and released the following morning. Frightened Rasesa and Seleme residents were shocked and dismayed by the dramatic...

EAGLES CRASH LAND

EAGLES CRASH LAND

Mar. 29 | AT A LOSS: Eagle’s players in training this week DIVISION ONE NORTH SIDE DEDUCTED 18 POINTS  Division 1 side, Eagles FC are bracing themselves for a bitter war with the division’s Executive Committee over claims of unprofessionalism in the...

EASTER BALL

EASTER BALL

Mar. 29 | LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION: Football analyst Mojaki Monnakgotla in a previous match FIVE GAMES LIVE ON SUPERSPORT Be Mobile Premier League action is back this week after a short international break. Even more exciting is that South African pay television...

BOSETU HOLDS ANTUSA GAMES

BOSETU HOLDS ANTUSA GAMES

Mar. 29 | ON A MISSION: BOSETU President Shandukani Hlabano Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU), will host Association of Non Aligned Teachers Union of Southern Africa (ANTUSA) games at Mogoditshane Senior Secondary School over the Easter’s long...

GLOBAL EARTH HOUR CELEBRATED

GLOBAL EARTH HOUR CELEBRATED

Mar. 29 | INTERNATIONAL APPEAL: Florida celebration From Sydney to San Francisco, Brussels to Boston, citizens of the world have been hard at work implementing plans for this year’s Earth Hour, one of the world’s largest mass participation event. In a more...

CHILLIN’ OUT 29.03.13

CHILLIN’ OUT 29.03.13

Mar. 29 | WHERE IS MR TAGG Rumour mill has it that Afro pop star Mr Tagg is back in town after relocating to South Africa under a cloud of smoke. The talented artist of “Selemela” fame apparently found the going tough in Mzansi and decided to retrace his steps...

ALCOHOL AND SAFE SEX

ALCOHOL AND SAFE SEX

Mar. 29 | As we continue to recognize March as the “Month of Youth Against AIDS”, this week BOSASNet shares a few facts and tips about Alcohol and Safe Sex.   How and why alcohol affects sexual behavior? • Excessive use of Alcohol interferes with decision-making...

ASK GASE 29.03.13

ASK GASE 29.03.13

Mar. 29 | MY DAD’S IDENTITY WASKEPT SECRET inset quote: I want to hate my mum for not telling me DEAR GASE, I’m a 40-year-old woman who’s had to live with the pain of not knowing her dad for 4 decades. I grew up telling myself I did not care who my...

GRANDAD RAPIST CONVICTED

GRANDAD RAPIST CONVICTED

Mar. 29 | CONVICTED: Kemoiponetse Olebile A 67-year-old man who claimed his relationship with an eight-year-old girl was a mutual love affair, has been found guilty of rape. Kemoiponetse Olebile from Marapong was convicted on the overwhelming evidence of the state,...

POVERTY ERADICATION CIRCUS

POVERTY ERADICATION CIRCUS

Mar. 29 | Disgruntled local food vendors clash with event organisers The much-publicised Poverty Eradication event in Chanoga village got off on the wrong foot this week when about 20 angry small business operators clashed with the event organisers over the location...

THE PROS AND CONS OF GAY RIGHTS

THE PROS AND CONS OF GAY RIGHTS

Mar. 29 | Last week we featured a Real Life story of a homosexual young man, Obuseng Booster who told a heart-breaking tale of how he was beaten and bruised for his sexual orientation. Following the publication The Voice took to the streets of Francistown to find...

Engen Botswana boosts subsitence farming

Engen Botswana boosts subsitence farming

Mar. 29 |  Engen Botswana, a major fuels and lubricants supplier in Botswana, with 24% market share, has put its weight behind a government drive to boost subsistence farming with a unique competition in which four individuals can each win a tractor and plough. Called...

LIMKO CONTINUES TO SHINE AT TEC FAIR

LIMKO CONTINUES TO SHINE AT TEC FAIR

Mar. 29 | PROUD: Thebe receiving a prize After many years of taking part in the Tertiary Education Council Fair, Limkokwing University of Creativity and Technology doesn’t seem to be shaken as they repeatedly keep on walking away with most awards. The trend...

FACEBOOK FACE-OFF

FACEBOOK FACE-OFF

Mar. 29 | NOT AMUSED: Nagafela NAGAFELA’S DAUGHTER TAKES ON PELOETLETSE ON SOCIAL MEDIA BOTSWANA Democratic party(BDP)national publicity committee member, MacDonald Peloetletse became the target of angry facebookers on Tuesday evening for allegedly spreading...

THE RETURN OF THE DIVINE DIVA

THE RETURN OF THE DIVINE DIVA

Mar. 29 | One Rabantheng Popularly known as the Divine Diva, the undisputed queen of radio airwaves, One Rabantheng went off the limelight for some time. Recently she made a comeback by joining the Gabz Fm crew as the host of the mid morning show simply dubbed...

NEW BUSINESSES GET LAB TEST

NEW BUSINESSES GET LAB TEST

Mar. 29 | GBL to accelerate local entrepreneurship   SMART PARTNERSHIP: Hedlundwith a UB student Global Business Labs (GBL), a Swedish international business incubation model is expected to give start up companies a leap into international markets following...

SCBB IN WATER AWARENESS

SCBB IN WATER AWARENESS

Mar. 29 | Standard Chartered Bank of Botswana (SCBB) last Friday joined the world in commemorating World Water Day. This event is held annually on March 22nd as a means of focusing global attention on issues associated with the usage and management of water. The...

ABORTION CAN BE DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH

ABORTION CAN BE DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH

Mar. 29 | In the hot blazing afternoon heat silence in a taxi is broken by the ringing of a cell phone. Lady Taxi Driver: Hello! Hallo! Is everything and everyone at home fine? (pause) When was she admitted in the hospital? What are the doctors saying? (pause) ...

DOUBLE MURDER SHOCKS COMMUNITY

DOUBLE MURDER SHOCKS COMMUNITY

Mar. 29 | HACKED TO DEATH: Mminakgabo An abusive boyfriend is in police custody after he hacked to death his girlfriend and her 60-year-old mother in a frenzied attack last week. 33-year-old Goratwamang Mminakgabo and her mother Golebatsang Kati were buried side...