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It is a brand of music that has seen the emergence of the likes of Slizer, Digauta and Tyte become household names.

Swagger Lady joins an elite group of ladies who go nuts at a sound of a lead guitar string.

Produced by Dr Tawanda at Mega Bass Studios; Swagger’s six track album is meant for dance maniacs. It is a fast paced production, and there is no taking it slow.

The difference with her other above mentioned competitors is she lets the beat do the talking.

“My music is not just about singing, I’m a performer and prefer to do a lot of dancing,” she told Big Weekend.

Songs on the album include “Dikatara”, Take it slow, Come feel me, We go party and “Kanana.” It gets 6 out of 10.


The long anticipated local television acting competition will premiere on Botswana television next week Friday at 18.05pm.

At the end 2012 Botswana was wowed by the presence of celebrity actor from Isidingo, Mr Chris Beasley aka Len Cooper as he attended the launch of Signed International.

Auditions were conducted and many Batswana came to try their luck to be part of this new television show. After touring the country the crew at Signed International selected 10 of the best actors and actresses in Botswana.

The competition run by producers of the hit drama Bandleng will see the selected 10 compete for the P50 000.00 Cash Prize and the prestigious prize of a contract to start a professional acting career under the management of one of the biggest casting agencies based in Johanesburg South Africa; Talent Etc.

It has been an exciting journey and the talent we have discovered makes all the effort it took to produce this show worthwhile,” said Producer Johnson Otlaadisa.


Leshie Lovesong (Lesego Nchunga) presents “Falling”, a night of poetry, music and theatre at Moving Space in Maruapula this Friday.

Tickets for the 7pm show sell for P70. The theme set of ‘Falling’ will compromise three poems written and performed in 2013 for the first time and performed at different venues including the Maun Poetry festival.

Falling offers the audience a rare opportunity to experience Leshie Lovesong in an intimate and exclusive space for the first time.

Expect to be blown away as her rustic breathy voice captivates you and leaves echoes of hope for love in your heart.


Proceedings are underway to renovate the popular Tawana Park in Broadhurst.

FNB Botswana was given a go ahead by Gaborone City Council to proceed with plans to give the park a facelift.

The project which will be completed end of this month will also see the park re-named First Park.

With a few open spaces available in Gaborone, FNB should be commended for taking it upon themselves to improve infrastructure in the communities within which it operates.

The completed and newly refurbished First Park is expected to be officially unveiled in April 2014.


Karaoke nights is an old culture in Gaborone, especially Gaborone Central.

It is here where aspiring singers gauge themselves in front of a relaxed and no too judgmental audience.

After the demise of Tarven Club/Bar at Middle Star-Partial where Thursdays were reserved for karaoke, loyal fans had nowhere to go.

Then came a new joint, Talking Heads in Maruapula.

The place has becomes a beehive of activity every Tuesday as singers and wannabes’ come together for an evening of song and dance.

Former MyStar winner Sharon stars at the show every Tuesday and some of MyStar competitors also horn their skill there.

Finally the nights of easy and carefree signing are back.









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