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I’M IN LOVE WITH BOTSWANA- Desailly

I’M IN LOVE WITH BOTSWANA- Desailly

Nov. 29 | CHELSEA LEGEND: Desailly Former Chelsea and France international star Marcel Desailly expressed his love for Botswana during his two day visit last weekend. The 1998 World Cup and 2000 Euro Cup winner with Les Bleus was in town as part of the...

DOUBLE TROUBLE

DOUBLE TROUBLE

Nov. 29 | NTHUBA PROBED BY POLICE FOR DRIVERS LICENSE SCAM SUSPENDED BY THE BDP FOR ELECTORAL FRAUD PROBED FOR FRAUD: Chris Nthuba A BDP parliamentary hopeful suspended last week for electoral fraud has also been quizzed in connection with an elaborate...

DAMELIN CHANGES IDENTITY

DAMELIN CHANGES IDENTITY

Nov. 29 | NEW NAME: Imperial School of Business and Science The Imperial School of Business and Science (ISBS) which was formerly known as Damelin Botswana, officially unveiled its new brand identity this week. Damelin Botswana changed its name to ISBS...

IT IS NOT YET OVER-Molapi

IT IS NOT YET OVER-Molapi

Nov. 29 | ONE LEG IN THE SEMIS: GU players Despite trailing the Mascom Top 8 Defending Champions Gaborone United 0-3. Ecco City Greens still believe they can overturn the score line when the two teams meet this Saturday. The second leg gets underway in Molepolole...

Point of View

Point of View

Nov. 29 | SHAKY: will WBA hold onto Berahino? It would take West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino five years to earn what Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure takes home in a week. Five years. That’s not an original lead sentence; I pinched it from an...

GROOVING IN THE GHETTO

GROOVING IN THE GHETTO

Nov. 29 | DIABLO HEADLINES LAUNCH PARTY Botswana’s most revered hip hop artists Apollo Diablo is expected to headline a launch party of another clothing label tonight (Friday) in Francistown. Born Monametsi Nkhukhu, the popular television presenter and rapper...

PROFESSIONALISM IN POETRY

PROFESSIONALISM IN POETRY

Nov. 29 | In one of the sessions at the Maun International Poetry and Literature Festival, TJ Dema spoke about professionalism in poetry.  She started off speaking about how poets were like icebergs, only the tip is what people see. They see the way you look,...

THE FLIGHT OF FANTASY

THE FLIGHT OF FANTASY

Nov. 29 | KENYA AIRWAYS LAUNCHES BOEING 777-300ER IN GRAND STYLE Kenya Airways are living up to their trade tagline, ‘The Pride of Africa’ and regardless of the recent heartbreaking Westgate mall tragedy the airline has not been deterred from flexing its aviation...

SUSPECTED GIRLFRIEND KILLER LOCKED UP

SUSPECTED GIRLFRIEND KILLER LOCKED UP

Nov. 29 | CONVICTED: Master Goitsemang A Francistown taxi driver accused of murdering his girlfriend in cold blood while his two-year old son helplessly watched has had his bail revoked this week. Francistown High Court Judge, Modiri Letsididi ruled yesterday (Thursday)...

YOUTH FUND UNDER-UTILISED

YOUTH FUND UNDER-UTILISED

Nov. 29 | CONCERNED: Kgalajwe Francistown youth have failed to exhaust P6 million allocated for them under the Youth Development Fund (YDF). This was revealed this week by the City’s Mayor, James Kgalajwe, during the opening of the full council meeting. “Out...

WHERE DID THE BABOON MAN GO?

WHERE DID THE BABOON MAN GO?

Nov. 29 | Gaborone traditional doctors left in the lurch as a ‘father of baboons’disappears BABOON FRIEND: Joel feeding a baby baboon The baboon man has gone missing! A familiar feature at the foot of the Kgale hill for years, Jenamo Joel also known...

BIG WEEKEND 29.11.13

BIG WEEKEND 29.11.13

Nov. 29 | ARTISTS UNITE-WHO CARES? A concept by Info Botswana in partnership with Mass Music will see Kenya’s hottest hip hop group Camp Mulla rock Gabz city at the Game City rooftop this  Friday. Part of the proceeds from concert will be donated to a charity...

Consumer’s Voice – 22nd November 2013

Consumer’s Voice – 22nd November 2013

Nov. 29 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Hello Consumer Watchdog. Earlier this month I mistakenly recharged a cellphone number which has almost the same number as mine except that it ends with “5″ while mine ends with “3″. After realising that...

FREE INTERNET FOR THE PUBLIC

FREE INTERNET FOR THE PUBLIC

Nov. 29 | ON THE LEAD: BTC management BTCL launches public Wi-Fi hotspots Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) has intensified efforts to provide internet convenience by introducing Wi-Fi hotspots for members of the public. BTCL Head of Product...

INSPIRED BY EXPERIENCE

INSPIRED BY EXPERIENCE

Nov. 29 | BUSINESS MINDED: Sebina and his wife Lesang Behind a successful man there is always a woman, goes an old adage. This is how Carlos Sebina sums up his success story as together with his wife, Lesang, they narrate their colourful business journey that led...

YOUNG VISIONARY IN THE RACE FOR PARLIAMENT

YOUNG VISIONARY IN THE RACE FOR PARLIAMENT

Nov. 29 | VISIONARY: Dimpho Mashaba Armed with a vision for the people of Selibi-Phikwe and a burning desire to serve the people, Dimpho Mashaba, 29 has entered a terrain known for people with thick skin and bucket loads with money. Determined to represent Selibi-...

CHILLIN’ OUT 29.11.13

CHILLIN’ OUT 29.11.13

Nov. 29 | CONGRATS TREASURE Its official, Treasure Mothodi from the mass media complex is married. Mothobi the former Btv newsreader said ‘I do’ to his beautiful bride over the weekend. Even though you decided to cut me off the guest list Mr. Mothobi I managed...

SVM CALLS FOR MORE VOLUNTEERS

SVM CALLS FOR MORE VOLUNTEERS

Nov. 29 | READY TO SERVE: SVM members Botswana Sports Volunteers’ Movement (SVM) Deputy Chairperson North East Obvious Moyo has called on Batswana to keep on giving their services to sport for free. SVM is a Botswana National Sports Council organ whose mission...

BIG BOYS DO CRY

BIG BOYS DO CRY

Nov. 29 | The most striking thing about the middle-aged man that appeared at my kgotla early one morning was his confident and macho nature. It therefore came as something of a shock when he broke down and wept openly in front of me. The man whose name I learnt...

CAN’T LET GO OF WHAT WE HAVE

CAN’T LET GO OF WHAT WE HAVE

Nov. 29 | TALKING TACTICS: Koko and Ndlovu MADINDA NDLOVU CONFIDENT OF SAILING THROUGH TO THE SEMIS Township Rollers coach Madinda Ndlovu is confident that his charges will finish off what they started a fortnight ago when they host Mochudi Centre Chiefs this Friday...