• Schwazi goes on TV

    Schwazi goes on TV0

    Ntate Mogwanthi le Phusu A mere mention of his name is enough to send people into fits of laughter. Those who grew up in Monarch location in Francistown have endless witty tales of this born comedian. His name is Schwazi and he is about to grace the small screen. Playing the character of Ntate Mogwanthi

  • Mmaratwa speaks on album

    Mmaratwa speaks on album1

    Song bird Orebotse Batoloki who is popularly known as ‘Mmaratwa’ may not have won the Best Traditional song award during the Botswana Musician Union (BOMU) awards but her song Setilo Sa Matlabane remains the darling of many traditional music lovers. Setilo Sa Matlabane is Mmaratwa’s first album but she is not new to the music

  • St Louis re-launches Fresh Festival

    St Louis re-launches Fresh Festival0

    St Louis Lager will on November 28 re-launch its St Louis Fresh Festival at Gaborone Club, from 12 noon to 12 midnight. This follows the re-branding and the re-launching of St Louis Lager last November. Speaking to this publication on the upcoming event, KBL’s Marketing Manager for Mainstream Brands, Mpho Motlhabane, said: “This was meant

  • “I’m Ready To Conquer The World”- Seneo

    “I’m Ready To Conquer The World”- Seneo9

    My name is Seneo Bambino Mabengano, a 19 year old girl from Mmadinare village in the Central District of Botswana whose life was completely changed when crowned Miss Botswana 2015. It is still surreal that I was chosen the fairest of them all and I continue to be thankful for the opportunity to represent my

  • Reharko Polka Group invade Orapa

    Reharko Polka Group invade Orapa1

    Famed for releasing the first Polka dance CD in the country a year ago, Reharko Polka Group is launching its much-awaited DVD today (Friday the 13th) Shot and produced on location in Kgalagadi villages along the magnificent Molopo River, the DVD launch is billed for Orapa Sport Hall, with supporting acts from afro-pop sensational, Smarh

  • 80’s Dance Party at Thapama

    80’s Dance Party at Thapama1

    The annual Best of 80’s Dance Party is back on Saturday 28th November at Cresta Thapama Hotel. Viewed as one of the best events in there city where revellers are taken down memory lain when Kool and The Gang and Brenda Fassie were still in style. This is the party that would get everyone in

  • A.T.I to rock club Lagos

    A.T.I to rock club Lagos0

    Club Lagos would be on fire this Saturday when the Force Training Establishment tour featuring rapper A.T.I takes centre stage. The ‘Kaching’ hit maker of Batho Bame fame would be in the second city where he has a large following. Also a nominee in the Yarona FM Music Awards slated for December, A.T.I would use

  • Maun Trekkers Club Shut Down

    Maun Trekkers Club Shut Down0

    Maun Administrative Authority in conjunction with the town’s Bye-Law office have closed down the popular night joint, Trekkers Night Club. A letter dated 12 November 2015 from the Council was delivered yesterday at Maun Police confirming the club’s closure. Acting Police Station Commander, Assistant Superintendent Zhabi Hulela has confirmed that the club will no longer

  • Lira And Samantha Impress

    Lira And Samantha Impress0

    South African afro-soul and contemporary R’n’B artiste Lerato Molapo, popularly known as Lira, together with local songbird, Samantha Mogwe, on Friday put up sterling performances at Botswanacraft and gave revelers value for their money. With other gigs across the city, including the BDF Band at SSKB, Sereetsi & The Natives at Maitisong and a star-studded

  • Ben 10, Mahempe at Area S

    Ben 10, Mahempe at Area S0

    Pelko Lounge in Area S will never be the same again. This Saturday the popular place would host one of the most trending names in the country Batho Ba Kae of “Mahempe” fame. The show which is free for all will also feature Ben10 of Lezothi fame and Fizo of Tshipidi Tonto.

  • BDF band concert for charity is back

    BDF band concert for charity is back0

    Botswana Defence Force (BDF) band has embarked on their annual tour for charity. Their 25th concert started at Sir Seretse Khama Barracks over the weekend. The band will be donating money raised from the concert to different deserving organization as they tour the country. This initiative was started in 1992 by the then BDF commander

  • Gospel Explosion Postponed

    Gospel Explosion Postponed1

    Organisers of the much anticipated Gospel Explosion 2015 that was scheduled for today have announced its postponement to April next year. The Five-time Grammy Award winner was expected to headline the gospel show that was slated for Stanbic Bank Piazza this evening. Organiers have cited their inability to overcome significant challenges before the arrival of

  • Pre-Zebras Party

    Pre-Zebras Party0

    The national is back in The Ghetto this weekend for an all important World Cup qualifier against Mali. Francistown has become a good hunting ground for The Zebras and local businesses are also cashing in. Lizard Entertainment has organised a gig themed pre-Zebras’ Party on Friday night where Yarona FM’s DJ Kops supported by DJs

  • Interbanks donate P61700

    Interbanks donate P617003

    After successfully hosting the Interbanks games which were were sealed by a music festival, the Interbank Committee donated P 61 700.00 to Galaletsang Primary School in Gaborone. The money will go towards the construction of a Library facility for the pupils, as they are currently using a dilapidated room as their Library. The Library will

  • Ladies soulful night at Mascom Live Sessions

    Ladies soulful night at Mascom Live Sessions0

    The Mascom live sessions are back again and this time around it will be a ladies night affair. Tonight (Friday) South African Afro-Soul vocalist Lerato Molapo aka Lira will perform alongside Botswana’s very own song bird, Samantha Mogwe at Botswanacraft. The Johannesburg’s East Rand born Lira is a multi-platinum selling and a 11 times South

  • Bagwasi makes TLC Top 3

    Bagwasi makes TLC Top 34

    Botswana’s very own Mpiwa Bagwasi is on her way to stardom on the ongoing search for TLC’s next great presenter. Following two intense days of boot camp training and various mentorship sessions Botswana’s Bagwasi, Star Khulu from South Africa and David Mbeha from Namibia were announced as front runners for the most coveted title. According to Bagwasi it all started with a dream

  • Ringo Show Called Off

    Ringo Show Called Off1

    The Jazz festival which was billed for Maun next week Sunday featuring South African artist Ringo Madlingozi, Lister Boleseng, Punah Gabasiane and Stiger Sola has been cancelled. When addressing the media today, Legodile Seganabeng who is the Chairperson of Maun International Arts Festival(MIAF) said that they have had to cancel the show after the event

  • Tsoga Africa win theater challenge

    Tsoga Africa win theater challenge1

    Local Theatre Director Gabriel Modise affectionately known as Phunya and his group Tsoga Africa won the makgaola kgang theatre challenge which was held at Maitisong over the weekend. The show was organized by Modise and the other Theatre Director John Marumo. This challenge was meant to raise funds for charity and also to improve the

  • Berry Heart Sponsors BOMU Award

    Berry Heart Sponsors BOMU Award0

    Local poet Kootshepile Motseonageng popularly known as Berry Heart has donated P10 000 for the Best Female Artist award ahead of the upcoming Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU) awards. This was revealed last night at Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC) during the announcement of sponsors for the 7th annual BOMU awards sponsors. The Ministry of Youth

  • BOMU Awards Nominees revealed

    BOMU Awards Nominees revealed0

    Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU) announced nominees for these year’s BOMU Music Awards on Thursday at Tlotlo Hotel and Conference Centre. The 7th annual BOMU Awards are billed for the Gaborone International Convention Centre on the 31st of this month. Magdeline Lesolebe popularly known as Charma Gal received four nominations under four categories of Best Female,


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