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Tonota young farmers make a living

Tonota young farmers make a living

Apr. 18 | FARMING IS FIRST LOVE: Goeme Ganetsang While many youths roam the city streets in search of employment and flock to urban centres for greener pastures some 15 agricultural-savvy young people in Tapaladipoo and Tonota have turned to tilling the...

POLITICAL OFFSHOOT

POLITICAL OFFSHOOT

Apr. 18 | His father is a famous politician who has served under all Botswana’s four Presidents.  Like a chip off the old block Kagiso Kwelagobe is slowly building his name as a shrewd businessman.  The young Kwelagobe will soon step out of his father’s...

GROOVING IN THE GHETTO

GROOVING IN THE GHETTO

Apr. 18 | O’NEAL’S GOOD FRIDAY FEAST OF FUN If you don’t intend spending Easter Friday in church, music lovers and revellers in Francistown will have an opportunity to mix and mingle with the celebrity couple of Zibanani Madome and Feza Kesi at the...

BIG WEEKEND 18.04.2014

BIG WEEKEND 18.04.2014

Apr. 18 | AN EARLY ORANGE FEAST Due to the coming BAYGOC games, the annual Orange Letlhafula will be staged early this year. The popular event will be held on Saturday 17th May from 9am - 5pm at Botswana craft who recently purchased the next door plot which...

HOW NON-PROFESSIONAL ARTISTS AFFECT PROFESSIONAL ARTISTS

HOW NON-PROFESSIONAL ARTISTS AFFECT PROFESSIONAL ARTISTS

Apr. 18 | I define professional artists as people trying to make a living from their art; we are few and far between in the current harsh environment.  Non-professional artists are people who earn their living elsewhere, but do their art as a hobby or an extra...

CHILLIN’ OUT 18.04.2014

CHILLIN’ OUT 18.04.2014

Apr. 18 | SHORTY WANNA GET LAID Some women though! Why on earth would a grown up woman do everything in her power to embarrass herself? Well if you are wondering what I’m getting at, Yours Truly just got wind of news that a pint sized woman popular in the corporate...

Guest House Exotica

Guest House Exotica

Apr. 18 | Exotica: Affordable luxury Tucked away in the serene leafy suburb of Donga is an up-market five-bedroomed guest house. Guest House Exotica which is only 10 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Francistown’s city centre,is open to offer comfort...

EXPOSED

EXPOSED

Apr. 14 | In happier times WIFE STRIPS AND BEATS MARRIAGE WRECKER An enraged wife stripped and beat her husband’s mistress after finding the ‘other’ woman living in her house. Sadie Thapelo, 35, took revenge on her unsuspecting rival when she returned to...

BIG WEEKEND 11.04.2014

BIG WEEKEND 11.04.2014

Apr. 11 | DJ OATS’ HOUSE VARSITY VOL 1 Oteng Moshotle’s House University vol 1 album is a must have. DJ Oats should now have the respect he deserves with this album. For a DJ who has produced hits for his colleagues, this 14 track production will definitely...

BancABC BOOSTS AGRICULTURE

BancABC BOOSTS AGRICULTURE

Apr. 11 | DONE DEAL: BancABC Management BancABC’s agreement with the Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund (AATIF) sees US $25 million funded risk sharing facility becoming available to agriculture. ABC Holdings Limited, the parent company of BancABC,...

HOME GROUND SUPPORT CRITICAL FOR TEAM BOTS

HOME GROUND SUPPORT CRITICAL FOR TEAM BOTS

Apr. 11 | Team Botswana will be competing against 52 other countries during the Gaborone 2014 African Youth Games, across 20 sporting codes, of which some are not popularly practised in Botswana.  It is in this regard that it is critical for Batswana to tap into...

NEW BOOK OF POETRY BY TJ DEMA

NEW BOOK OF POETRY BY TJ DEMA

Apr. 11 | TJ Dema is one of the best poets writing today. Not one of the best poets writing in Botswana. One of the best poets writing today, full stop.  And finally she has a book out so we can take our time and ruminate with her words the way good poetry should...

HOLD ON

HOLD ON

Apr. 11 | KEEPING THE FAITH: Bucs keeper Kabelo Kuti will be key to Bucs goal difference Bush Bucks still with a point to prove after Tonota spoil Maun promotion party Sankoyo Bush Bucks supporters came in their numbers to party, but left biting their nails after...

BOKO ON TOP AGAIN

BOKO ON TOP AGAIN

Apr. 11 | The Voice readers who participate in our weekly presidential poll have continued to demonstrate trust in the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Duma Boko as the preferred leader for the country. In this week’s results Boko maintains...

MoA TO OUTSOURCE SERVICES

MoA TO OUTSOURCE SERVICES

Apr. 11 | The Ministry of Agriculture will in future outsource some services which it has been rendering to farmers, says crop production director, Galeitsewe Ramokopane. The director noted that some services - among them seeds distribution and fertilisers - which...

THE LEAGUE IS THEIRS TO LOSE – OR WIN

THE LEAGUE IS THEIRS TO LOSE – OR WIN

Apr. 11 | SO CLOSE YET SO FAR: Rollers With only three games remaining before the curtain falls on the 2013/14 season of the beMOBILE Premier League, it is up to the current log leaders Township Rollers to either drop or gain more points and avoid banking on other...

CRICKET BECOMING POPULAR ON F/TOWN STREETS

CRICKET BECOMING POPULAR ON F/TOWN STREETS

Apr. 11 | STICKY WICKET: Kids learning criket In a town which the British first settled following the discovery of gold some years ago, the sharp crack of ball against bat marks the rebirth of a colonial sport now finding  favour  again in Ghetto. Cricket in...

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS CULTURAL DAY CELEBRATED

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS CULTURAL DAY CELEBRATED

Apr. 11 | With the theme of “Embracing cultural diversity and celebrating the international student,” the Botswana Education Hub launched its Study in Botswana initiative at Fairgrounds on Saturday. This inaugural event was intended to bring together all the...

FROM PAUPER TO SELF EMPLOYED

FROM PAUPER TO SELF EMPLOYED

Apr. 11 | Poverty eradication programme beneficiary doing it for herself HAPPY POTTER: Bettinah Mathibidi She lived like a pauper for the greater part of her adult life, sharing a one-roomed mud house with her three children. Living under such harsh conditions...

RIDE OF THE PHOENIX

RIDE OF THE PHOENIX

Apr. 11 | RIDING FOR CHARITY: Club members NEW BIKING CLUB FOR SOCIAL CHANGE Engines roared and heads turned as a posse of bikers filed up through the streets of Gaborone last Saturday at the launch of The Rising Phoenix riders club. Following their registration...