Friday, July 29, 2016
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Leonard Matota

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Mdizo’ s Praise

Monametsi Thupane, better known as Mdizo in music circles, recently dropped his latest single, Praise. The song follows the Kwaito artist’s inaugural album ‘Vaela Kasi’...

Heavy K, Dr Malinga billed for marathon after party

Selebi Phikwe Stadium will never be the same again after the 30th of July when South African heavyweights descend on the mining town to...

#GPLifestyle a success

Gauteng Tourism recently promoted #GPLifestyle Events in Gaborone for a period of four days at Masa Square. The colourful occasion promoted Gauteng Lifestyle and Entertainment...

Amanandos drops ‘re a di kenela’

Kwaito crew, Amanandos, have dropped another banging tune ‘Re a di kenela’. The single, which entails sweet African rhythm, was released on July 14th and...

The desert bush walk returns

The second edition of The Desert Bush Walk-Winter 2016 returns on the 30th of July in Jwaneng. The 30KM walk will start off from a...

Sebego cracks the whip

Football chaos - BPL board suspended  It seems there is no limit to the crisis currently engulfing Botswana football. The drama intensified on Wednesday evening following...

Letshwiti dumps Mochudi Centre Chiefs

Botswana Football Association (BFA) Presidential hopeful and local business guru Maclean Letshwiti has officially cut ties with Mochudi Centre Chiefs. In a statement issued this...

Khama locks media out

Both Private and Public media left with their tails between their legs after President Ian Khama chased them out of the 54th Botswana Democratic...

Departed dancers laid to rest

Multitudes today descended at various cemeteries across the country to pay their last respects to dancers who died in last weekend’s road accident. While some were...

Gauteng Tourism visits Gabs

Today marks the third day of Gauteng Tourism's exhibition in Botswana at Masa Square which is aimed at bringing a taste of the Gauteng...

High time for parley live broadcast

Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Shaw Kgathi, this week admitted that it was high time parliament proceeding are broadcast live. Kgathi's sentiments followed disorderly...

Botswana, Namibia Enhance Trade Relations

The Ministry of Trade of Investment, Trade and Industry through Botswana Investment and Trade Centre this week held a high level business round-table to...

Maitengwe July bonfire blazes back

This holiday weekend all roads lead to Maitengwe for the 2nd edition of the village’s July Bonfire. Entertainment at the two-day extravaganza, which takes place...

Meet the boss

The woman on top Catherine Lesetedi-Letegele was appointed as BIHL Group CEO effective 1st March 2016, bringing with her, a vast skill-set from across the...

Charity cycling a success

President Ian Khama, Selected Cabinet Ministers and Bank Gaborone MD Sybrand Coetzee successfully held fun race. The race which started from Airport Junction to Mmamashia...

Judo gets a dojo

Botswana Judo Federation (BJF) this week was given a grant to construct its first ever Dojo. The grant came courtesy of the Botswana government and...

Cycling event raises close to P700 000.00 for charity

This morning President Ian Khama, Selected Cabinet Ministers and Bank Gaborone MD Sybrand Coetzee engaged in a 100km fun cycling event for charity. The inaugural...

Botswana hosts netball qualifiers

Exactly 12 days from today Botswana will host the Africa Netball qualifiers, where 9 countries including Botswana will participate. The qualifiers will determine which 3...

BDP deny buying Arone

•Insist Arone will be welcomed at Okavango The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) have vehemently denied allegations that they bought Okavango Member of Parliament, Bagalatia Arone. The...

BMWU condemn BCL management

• Claim accidents could have been avoided • Charges to be laid against those guilty Botswana Mine Workers’ Union (BMWU) have accused the BCL management of...

BMWU petitions Masisi

Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) today petitioned Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi over prevailing problems that continue to plague the BCL mine in Selebi-Phikwe. The petition,...

Minister Khama warns poachers

Environment, Wildlife and Tourism Minister, Tshekedi Khama, has cautioned poachers to carry out their activities at their own peril. When addressing the closing ceremony of...

Apologise to Khama – Ntuane

Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Secretary General, Botsalo Ntuane has ordered Botswana Congress Party (BCP) Vice President Dr Kesitegile Gobotswang to apologise to President Ian...

Tuks to perform live

Popular artist Tumelo Kepadisa, better known as Tuks or Tuks Senganga, will perform at this week's live Hip Hop and RnB sessions. The night of...

Race for Rhinos returns

Following the success of last week’s 1000 Toyota Desert Race in Jwaneng, this weekend the attention turns to Lekhubu Island for the annual Race...

BCP confident of members’ loyalty in Okavango

Botswana Congress Party (BCP)were  this morning confident that none of their members in the Okavango Constituency will follow Member of Parliament (MP), Bagalatia Arone...

Boatile ridicules Khumoekae’s defection views

Botswana Democratic Party Youth League (BDPYL) Chairman, Andy Boatile, has hit back at Botswana National Front Youth League (BNFYL) President Richard Khumoekae over his...

Be warned

BNFYL leader sends 'sell-outs' chilling warning The recently-elected Botswana National Front Youth League (BNFYL) leader Richard Khumoekae has likened some politicians to groceries who can...

One night with J Cole

The lucky winners of Castle Lite’s extensive ‘Unlocking J Cole’ competition received their incredible prize last Saturday – a prize that emphatically lived up...

Proudly curvaceous

She is curvaceous, good looking and has all the right to be called dibodi. Well the 25-year old Girly Mosweu wasted no time in recognising...

The plot thickens

*As Mamelodi fights tooth and nail for reinstatement Suspended Botswana Premier League Chief Executive Officer Bennett Mamelodi’s disciplinary case with his employers has taken a...

Mayor blasts government over BCL mine accidents

When it rains at BCL mine, it pours. Hardly a month after four miners perished and six more were seriously injured at the mine, another...

Puma energy fuel Toyota desert race

With Puma Energy Botswana’s involvement in the Toyota 1000km Desert Race dating as far back as the year 2011, the organization has this year...

BMD denies plot against Gaolatlhe and Mmolotsi

Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) National Working Committee (NWC) have denied allegations that there was a plot to expel the Party President Ndaba Gaolathe and...

BNSC to crack the whip on BFA

Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC ) today told a Gaborone City Council that it will take necessary  steps against Botswana Football Association t6o ensure...

Defectors are political criminals- BNFYL

Newly elected Botswana National Front Youth League Committee (BNFYL) has come out strongly to condemn all political defectors, especially councillors and Members of Parliament. The...

Mascom launches DIY

Mascom Wireless this week launched their long awaited application called DIY. The DIY is a self service solution which is in the form of a...

BEPA, BOT50 Smoke peace pipe

With a rising number of local artists and promoters becoming increasingly vocal in their displeasure at the way BOT50 organisers are running celebrations, an...

Bigger and better colour run expected

A rare fun sporting concept is once again set to hit Botswana on 27 August when the second annual Botswana Colour Run gets underway...

Albinism community seeks protection

Gaborone City Council (GCC) is expected to hear a motion that seeks to protect people living with albinism in the country. The motion that has...