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SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION

SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION

Feb. 28 | BOSASNET In continuing with our month of love theme the topic for this week is “substance abuse and its impact on sexual dysfunction.” Sex is one of the most cited reasons for problems or successes in relationships and we are going to explore some...

FNBB DEFIES TOUGH TRADING ENVIRONMENT

FNBB DEFIES TOUGH TRADING ENVIRONMENT

Feb. 28 | IMPRESSED: Boakgomo-Ntakhwana First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) has, against the background of a rebound in the global environment during 2013, reaffirmed its ability to stay strong. This was made evident in the release of the Bank’s unaudited summarised...

GROOVING IN THE GHETTO

GROOVING IN THE GHETTO

Feb. 28 | JA RULE NOT COMING TO GHETTO In our last column of the Grooving in the Ghetto with Shingirai Madondo, we were given an impression that American rapper Ja Rule (Jeffery Atkins) was billed to perform at Lizard Entertainment in Francistown tonight (Friday). However,...

BRITISH COUNCIL VARSITY EXHIBITION

BRITISH COUNCIL VARSITY EXHIBITION

Feb. 28 | Delivering on its mission of ‘creating equal opportunities for peoples of the world’, the British Council has brought to Botswana 19 UK Universities, Colleges and examination bodies to give Batswana the opportunity to make informed choices about education...

HANGING IN THE BALANCE

HANGING IN THE BALANCE

Feb. 28 | Employees fear for their jobs as employers prefer foreigners INSECURE: One of the employees A labour dispute between employees of companies contracted for the construction of the Modular Tailing Treatment Plant (MTTP) at Jwaneng mine is heating up following...

RECESSION STILL HAUNTS F/TOWN

RECESSION STILL HAUNTS F/TOWN

Feb. 28 | CONCERNED: Moakofhi Ugly effects of the 2008 world credit crunch are still being felt in the Francistown and the surrounding areas, starving the second city of economic development. Addressing the last full council session for the year 2013/14, Francistown...

PRIVATE SECTOR TACKLES HIV/AIDS

PRIVATE SECTOR TACKLES HIV/AIDS

Feb. 28 | FEEDBACK: Phatshwane Inter generational sex which involves older and young age contribute to high rate of HIV status. This was revealed during Botswana Coalition on AIDS (BBCA) HIV/AIDS private sector partnership forum recently in Francistown. The workshop...

Go With the Flow

Go With the Flow

Feb. 28 | RHYTHM: it’s not just in the music That photo is a joke. There aren’t any ‘headphone-user’ warning signs on the streets of London. I agree it is a funny picture, but just because that isn’t an actual traffic sign I don’t think the message...

SOUTH BOTSWANA v SOUTH SUDAN

SOUTH BOTSWANA v SOUTH SUDAN

Feb. 28 | No players from northern clubs named in Butler’s national team selection Newly appointed Zebras coach Peter Butler has come under criticism from northern coaches over his first national team selection. The squad selected to play in a friendly against...

FROM RAGS TO RICHES

FROM RAGS TO RICHES

Feb. 28 | BUSINESS MINDED: Modiagae When a young man working as a miner in apartheid South Africa, Khei Modiagane, 54, decided that working was not for him he came home in 1979 to start a taxi business. “I’m a business man at heart,” says the Gabane father...

ASK GASE 28.02.14

ASK GASE 28.02.14

Feb. 28 | MY NEW MAN FRIEND WANTS TO GET CLOSER DEAR GASE, I am an unmarried 34-year-old lady with a five-year-old son. The father to my son has long promised marriage but has never taken any step to make this a reality. We don’t live together as he is working...

MA MOSOJANE’S TRADITIONAL WISDOM

MA MOSOJANE’S TRADITIONAL WISDOM

Feb. 28 |  “Why after all these years do you emerge to mess up my life?” If Mpaya had kept a register of the times she had seen her dad, he would have been marked as ‘absent’ for all but a few weeks of her 16 years. She could also count on one hand the...

THE MAN WHO DARED TO DREAM

THE MAN WHO DARED TO DREAM

Feb. 28 | If it was a movie his would be entitled ‘From humble begginings.’ That’s the story of advertising agency Director, Tonderai Tsara who started his operations from his house and now occupies a fancy office block in Gaborone. In this interview...

Consumer’s Voice – 28th February 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 28th February 2014

Feb. 28 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I thought I’d share. I ordered onion rings from a restaurant at Game City. After a 20 minute wait (when I was told it would take less than 10 minutes to prepare) I watched in horror as the cook put the onion rings in the...

HEADS ROLL AT SHAKAWE SECONDARY

HEADS ROLL AT SHAKAWE SECONDARY

Feb. 28 | The school head at the troubled Shakawe Secondary where six teachers were recently suspended for suspected illicit love affairs with students has quit his job. Rantshadi vacated his top post this week after his school became bottom of the log in Botswana...

BITC PARTNERS WITH FCC

BITC PARTNERS WITH FCC

Feb. 28 | TALKING INVESTMENT: Kgalajwe Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) have joined hands with the Francistown City Council (FCC) in planning for the anticipated Investment and Development Pitso to be held in the second city. James Kgalajwe, the mayor...

TRICKY ONE FOR PUNDITS AS TOP TWO BATTLE FOR TOP 8

TRICKY ONE FOR PUNDITS AS TOP TWO BATTLE FOR TOP 8

Feb. 28 | 50/50 The Mascom Top 8 finals between Township Rollers and BDF XI on Saturday have all the hallmarks of a thriller. Botswana television pundits and former Rollers players Mmoni States Segopolo and Aaron “Route 4” Radira predicts a tight match which...

FROM UNIONIST TO ACTIVE POLITICS

FROM UNIONIST TO ACTIVE POLITICS

Feb. 28 | FORMER BOFEPUSO Publicity Secretary in the running for parliament on BCP ticket. He is better known as the sharp talking Botswana Federation of Public Sector’s Publicity Secretary, but Goretetse Kekgonegile has quit his job to contest in the general...

A VISIT FROM THE OVERSEAS AUTHOR

A VISIT FROM THE OVERSEAS AUTHOR

Feb. 28 | On the 19th of February I trekked down to Gaborone to hear what British author Carolyn Slaughter had to say. I’d not heard of her before I found out she was coming to Botswana, but I quickly bought and read one of her books so as to have a bit of reference...

BIG WEEKEND 28.02.14

BIG WEEKEND 28.02.14

Feb. 28 | TRADITIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL Millennium Jazz Restaurant will host a traditional music festival this Saturday featuring some of the best local acts. The lineup for the show which is the first of its kind will include traditional gurus Machesa, Matsieng,...