Saturday, October 1, 2016
Authors Posts by Kabelo Dipholo

Kabelo Dipholo

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Tea time fot F/Town women in business

Francistown business women will have an opportunity to network and share business ideas on September 3 at the First Annual Francistown Women in Business...

Overthrust rocking in Germany

*Local rock band in maiden European tour The country's hardest group and Africa's gods of death metal, Overthrust is on tour in Germany. After a farewell...

“My mother is a witch”

Rejected son accuses mother of witcHcraft The gory details of a 63-year-old woman from Natale village dragged to death by her own son are still...

Disgruntled artists ditch Golden jubilee preparations

Francistown artists have accused the company entrusted with organising the Bot50 celebrations of undermining artists. The disgruntled artists who decided to pull out of the...

Dablas July Success

On its third year, The Annual Kwambala Cup and Family Fun Day is slowly becoming one of the biggest gigs in the Francistown calendar...

Ghetto switch up

Francistown will be lit up this Friday as some of Yarona FM's finest DJs invade Lizard Entertainment. In a show organised by Tumie Blackace (Yarona...

Boko lays down the law

It was expected to be an emotionally charged elective congress with prophets of doom predicting a split for Botswana National Front (BNF). To the contrary,...

Mega Stars tourney gets under way

This weekend ten Under 15 teams from Francistown and surrounding areas will compete at Area W grounds in a tournament organised by Mega Stars...

Good deed turns fatal

Boy, 16 dies after a blood donation What was meant to be a good deed and national service ended in tragedy for young 16- year-...

Over P300 million for Chobe Projects

In a district where 74% of the land is taken up by Chobe National Park and six Forest Reserves, Chobe Land Board has the...

CEDA to fund street vendors

Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) intends to embark on an ambitious plan to fund street vendors. This was revealed by the agency's Chief Executive Officer,...

Tough times for F/town businesses

City's oldest shop Kan Kan close doors, more to follow The city of Francistown is going through a rough patch. With the recent closure of one...

Spaghetti Junction In a Twist

Thapama interchange condemned by experts Baffled experts have labelled the controversial Thapama interchange currently under construction a complete waste of money that will not solve...

Born to do it

*Rapper Ban T set for stardom To date, he has only released one single, the impressive 'Naomi' which has dominated the local airwaves recently. Mention the...

Vivo to invest $300 million to fuel Africa’s growth

With over 1500 service stations in Africa and an ambitious plan for rapid expansion, Vivo Energy has committed to investing $300 million in the...

Lucky to be alive

Trigger happy cop shoot at innocent motorist A retired teacher from Jackalas 1, in the north east District says he has only God to thank...

Fire slapped with a rape charge

Casper Fire, the controversial 32-year old Nkange politician who raped a minor, appeared before Magistrate Pride Rusike in Masunga charged with a single count...

The greatest’s last bow

*Local boxers pay tribute to Muhammad Ali Widely regarded as the most significant and celebrated sports figure of the 20th century, three-time World Heavyweight Champion...

Fire in court

*Nkange politician arrested for defiling 12-year-old girl Nkange politician, Casper Fire appeared in Masunga Magistrate Court yesterday facing a single count of defilement. The married Fire...

Girl, 15, raped at knife point

A 15-year-old student's Maths and Science expedition in Francistown ended tragically last Saturday when she was raped at knife point while her schoolmates were...

Sangoma warns zebras of Uganda’s juju

*Predicts a hard-fought victory for national side   A 72-year-old Sangoma from Tshesebe village, Elizabeth Frank has predicted a last gasp winner for the Zebras against...

OLDM Celebrates 50 Years of Success

As the first mine to produce diamonds in 1971 after the discovery of the precious stones a year after Independence, Orapa mine celebrated the...

Ghetto’s weekend madness

Thousands to turn up for Toropo Ya Muka Festival Legendary rapper, Kast’s #Tlatsalebala music event may have been postponed to next summer; but music lovers...

Father from hell

Man hacks, burns his three kids, hangs himself In a savage act of cruelty, a 27 -year -old man from Tsetsebjwe village fatally hacked his...

BDP to set up youth commission

A resolution by the Botswana Democratic Party Youth league taken at the Youth Conference in Mosu has been given the green light by the...

Another BDP politician caught with pants down

Pregnant schoolgirl exposes affair with MP for Nata, Polson Majaga. No sooner had dust settled on the Sebina councilor child abuse saga than the ruling...

Talking education

At a young age of 27, Goitsemang Majaga, owns a college and has developed software for government ministries and private companies in the country. After...

Revenue boom for F-Town businesses

*Northern Trade Fair expected to boost City’s economy Bookings for the annual Business Botswana Northern Trade Fair currently stand at 99% with just 12 days...

Nare evicted

When it rains for Peter Nare it pours. Two weeks ago the Botswana Democratic Party council candidate for the just ended Phillip Matante by-elections lost...

Civic activist

DIAMOND, THE BEACON OF LIGHT He is not one to shy away from making his opinion known about anything no matter how controversial it may...

Voting Continues At Phillip Matante Ward

The battle for a grip on the Phillip Matante East ward continues in Francistown as Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) and Umbrella for Democratic Change...

Freedom Square Fight

Guma is using blood money-Mmolotsi *UDC wants to sell me-Majadibodu As the set date for the Phillip Matante by-elections fast approaches political rivals have intensified...

The brides’ corner

Weekends seldom pass without a wedding ceremony. For brides, a wedding is one of the biggest days of their lives and finding a well...

Victory at last

 VICTORY IN P2 MILLION SUIT AGAINST NYANGAGBWE HOSPITAL A mother whose daughter was wrongfully killed by Nyangabgwe Referral Hospital in Francistown finally found closure with...

Showdown

BDP MP, Moswaane, activist, Ford Moiteela throw punches The tension that has charecterised the Botswana Democratic Party campaign towards the Phillip Matante by-election reached boiling...

Sudden Death

  Missing Millions haunt football Jagdish Shah, Sebego in the eye of the storm Botswana Premier League (BPL) scandal of missing millions of pulas deepened this week...

BOPSSA’S athletics nationals returns

  Botswana Primary Schools Sports Association (BOPSSA) will go for the National Athletics Competitions in Molepolole next week. The athletics competitions make a return after missing...

JMS volleybal tourney

  John Mackenzie celebrates 10-year milestone The annual John Mackenzi School Volleyball Tournament gets under this Saturday at the school sports grounds. The social tournament will be...

Bizarre

  Ex-commando uses army methods to punish girlfriend Prophet Bushiri "delivers" him but he gets more violent. A traumatized teacher who suffered humiliating abuse at the hands...

A Bush Beauty

Passionate about culture Since winning the Miss Botswana crown in 1975, Lucy Hinchliffe never looked back. Her crowning as the most beautiful girl in the...