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MURDER CONVICT TO HANG

MURDER CONVICT TO HANG

Jul. 5 | ON DEATH ROW: Gabaakanye The wheels of justice have finally caught up with career criminal, Patrick Gabaakanye, for the murder of a blind old man, Rapula Serojane, at Gamosusu lands near Metsimotlhabe four years ago. The 54-year old Gabaakanye whose criminal...

EURI’S BIGGEST LEAP

EURI’S BIGGEST LEAP

Jul. 5 | GHETTO LOVE: Euri’s latest offering Local rapper Euri (Tebogo Motsie) has made a giant leap forward in his career as an independent musician this week after signing an agreement with the international music publishing company, Sheer Publishing. The...

THE DESERT BUSH WALK

THE DESERT BUSH WALK

Jul. 4 | HELPING HANDS: Amy Two young people have embarked on a spirited mission to raise funds meant for the construction of a Creative Learning Centre and a Library at Sese Primary School. Amy Benson aka “Lorato Khupe” who is a Peace Corps volunteer has...

TAKING HIV/AIDS MESSAGES TO THE WORKPLACE

TAKING HIV/AIDS MESSAGES TO THE WORKPLACE

Jul. 4 | Gosego Madziba awarded for being the best outstanding Peer Educator Botswana Business Coalition on AIDS (BBCA) peer educators engaged in a project that disseminated HIV/AIDS and wellness information in different companies in Francistown and Palapye district...

GET A BRAAI SESSION THIS WINTER

GET A BRAAI SESSION THIS WINTER

Jul. 4 | HOSTING TO REMEMBER: A peso session at Cresta in Gaborone ST LOUIS REWARDS LOYAL CUSTOMERS Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL) through their local brand St Louis lager is currently running an exciting promotion called the St Louis LAGER Peso Promotion. Basically...

DIS SPY ON OPPOSITION RALLIES

DIS SPY ON OPPOSITION RALLIES

Jul. 4 | WORRIED: Noah Salakae The Umbrella for Democratic Change’s Parliamentary candidate for Ghanzi North, Noah Salakae has blamed the low turnout  at  opposition rallies on intimidation by the Directorate of Intelligence Services. (DIS) Speaking during...

US EMBASSY CLAIMS IGNORANCE OF  BDP SABOTAGE

US EMBASSY CLAIMS IGNORANCE OF  BDP SABOTAGE

Jul. 4 | BDP PRESIDENT: Khama The American Embassy is not aware of any formal decision taken by the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) to not participate in the Gabz FM-sponsored constituency debates. “We remain optimistic that the BDP will participate,”...

WHAT A WASTE

WHAT A WASTE

Jul. 4 | BURNT: Goods that were destroyed by Police CONTRABAND FROM CHINESE SHOPS TO GO UP IN SMOKE Truck loads of counterfeit goods confiscated from Chinese shops in Francistown last week will go up in smoke once police have concluded their investigations. Despite...

WOMAN BEATER TO BE SENTENCED

WOMAN BEATER TO BE SENTENCED

Jul. 4 | A taxi man in Francistown landed in a big trouble after he assaulted his girlfriend for dumping him. 23-year-old Tshoganetso Ramogale of Newstands location at Tatisiding village some few kilometers southwards of Francistown bashed Lindah Mokhushola because...

GOVT JUSTIFIES CONTROL OF  MOREMI GAME RESERVE

GOVT JUSTIFIES CONTROL OF MOREMI GAME RESERVE

Jul. 3 | DISPUTED: Moremi Game Reserve The furore surrounding ownership of Moremi Game Reserve continued on Wednesday as Minister of Lands and Housing, Lebonaamang Mokalake told parliament that the reserve was under government’s control. Although he admitted...

UNFPA AND BOTSWANA POST FIGHT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

UNFPA AND BOTSWANA POST FIGHT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Jun. 27 | FIGHTING FOR WOMEN: Moleta United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in partnership with Botswana Post this week launched a stamp titled “Say No To Gender Based Violence” in an effort to increase awareness about gender based violence against women and...

LAW ENFORCERS RAID CHINESE SHOPS

LAW ENFORCERS RAID CHINESE SHOPS

Jun. 27 | BAD GOODS: Cops confiscating fake merchandise Business along Haskins street in Francistown almost came to an abrupt stop Wednesday afternoon, as Chinese shops were raided for fake merchandise. The police, Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) officials...

AND SLY GETS HIS GIRL

AND SLY GETS HIS GIRL

Jun. 27 | OUR MARRIAGE THEIR WEDDING: Sly and Frieds Popular DJ Silvester ‘Sly’ Ntshinogang sealed his union with wife Gorata Ntshinogang in Kanye on Saturday. The RB2 Disc Jockey looked the part in a grey suit designed by Lesly of LesWears. His adorable wife,...

BOKO SAYS SALESHANDO IS UNFIT TO LEAD

BOKO SAYS SALESHANDO IS UNFIT TO LEAD

Jun. 27 | READY TO LEAD: Boko The leader of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Duma Boko has accused his Botswana Congress Party (BCP) leader Dumelang Saleshando for contributing to the collapsed opposition parties’ cooperation talks. The cooperation talks...

KATSE BOYCOTT BDP TLOKWENG MEETING?

KATSE BOYCOTT BDP TLOKWENG MEETING?

Jun. 27 | The recalled Botswana Democratic Party candidate for Tlokweng Constituency Elijah Katse on Monday boycotted the meeting where the party members were briefed on the decision taken by the leadership to recall Katse and the three council candidates Chaos...

NGAMI RECORDS 618 CASES OF MALARIA

NGAMI RECORDS 618 CASES OF MALARIA

Jun. 27 | TRANSMITTER: The anopheles Ngamiland district has recorded an alarming number of 618 cases of Malaria and six deaths during the past six months.  Okavango District Health Management Team received 536 cases and four deaths while Ngami DHMT recorded 82...

FAREWELL COMRADE DIKGAFELA

FAREWELL COMRADE DIKGAFELA

Jun. 27 | REST IN PEACE : Armstrong That Armstrong Dikgafela is no more is no longer news. Dikgafela took a journey many young people of his age were afraid to take. He entered the political terrain still wet behind his ears. He first cut his teeth in partisan...

NEW NURSES HAILED AT BLOCKS CLINIC

NEW NURSES HAILED AT BLOCKS CLINIC

Jun. 27 | Our reporter listened in on a conversation by three expectant women from a clinic in Francistown.  The women seemed excited about the new nursing staff at the clinic. WOMAN IN BROWN GERMAN PRINT DRESS:  Bomma these days I don’t dread coming to this...

BROKE TEBELOPELE FACES CLOSURE

BROKE TEBELOPELE FACES CLOSURE

Jun. 27 | Operations at the embattled Tebelopele Voluntary Counselling and Testing Centres (TVCT) across the country are under threat as the organisation has run out of funds. Already some of the employees have started looking for alternative pastures after they...

BCP DENIES REPORTING BOTSWANA TO FIFA

BCP DENIES REPORTING BOTSWANA TO FIFA

Jun. 27 | Botswana Congress Party (BCP) did not report Botswana to FIFA over President Ian Khama’s initiative of constituency league tournament.  Tumiso Rakgare and Dithapelo Keorapetse of BCP made the revelations at a press conference Tuesday in Gaborone. The...