Tuesday, August 30, 2016
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Junior miss Botswana on the cards

Queen Koolobe popularly known as Madam Queen from Madam Queen Modeling Agency will this year host Junior Miss Botswana. Madam Queen has partnered with Rumbi...

Dj Timber billed for Serowe beer festival

Kgosi Maboka, also known as DJ Timber will on September 3 light up Serowe as he does what he knows best on the decks. His...

BUAN fresher’s ball

Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (BUAN) will this Saturday host the 2016/17 fresher’s Ball. The ball which is powered by the Student Representative...

GOA holds basketball camp

Giants of Africa (GOA) will from tomorrow (Saturday) hold a three-day youth training camp at the newly established University of Botswana Sports Arena. The initiative...

BCA develops youth

Botswana Cricket Association (BCA) say they take their junior development programme seriously and that they have made it their core mandate. The association says it...

“I will handle social media”

  ... as Botswana fails to bring a single medal from the Olympics Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, Thapelo Olopeng, has vowed to take care...

‘We are failures’

Thutlwe laments lack of progress Gaborone City Council (GCC) Mayor, Kagiso Thutlwe has expressed his displeasure at the council’s failure to implements projects in the...

Consumer fair returns

This year marks the 11th edition of the Botswana Consumer Fair (BCF) with a new slogan "Its more than just Shopping" which is expected...

Coke launches “taste the feeling

Coca-Cola launched the global “Taste the Feeling” campaign and announced its worldwide “One Brand” strategy in Botswana recently, marking a strategic shift for the...

My musical journey

Born in Venda and raised in Soweto, Dan Tshanda only went as far as Standard 4 during the Bantu Education system due to lack...

Ringo, Amantle billed for live sessions

The South African Afro Pop maestro Sindile ‘Ringo’ Madlingozi returns to Botswana on August 26 where he is set to mesmerise his legions of...

Why Miss Africa BW was dethroned

In November 2015, Peelo Mookodi from Ramotswa was crowned Miss Africa Botswana at a glitzy ceremony held at Boipuso Hall, in Gaborone. Half way into...

Seagile and crew attacked

As the first-ever Fan Fest Festival fast approaches, promoter of Gilbert Promotion, Gilbert Seagile and his crew members were given a nasty scare this...

“We will not be silenced!”

Unemployment Movement vow to continue protests Unemployment Movement members, who earlier this week suffered police brutality while picketing in front of Parliament, have warned the...

Lucara half marathon on the horizon

In keeping with the feel-good spirit of the BOT50 celebrations, Time Shield Events have announced they will host the first-ever Independence Half-Marathon. The event will...

‘I’m not scared of anyone!’ – Kgathi

Member of Parliament for Bobonong, Shaw Kgathi has rubbished claims that he is hatching a plan to have his political rival disqualified from the...

Local athletes dominate Phikwe marathon

Despite a couple of administration glitches that slightly marred last weekend’s Orange Phikwe Marathon, the race itself was declared an overwhelming success. The event was...

Let the games begin

Amos to lead Team Botswana in Rio The greatest sporting spectacle on the planet returns on Friday with the official opening of the 2016 Summer...

Interbanks back with a bang

The annual Interbanks games return this August, from the 13th to the 20th, at different venues around Gaborone. The event, which features different activities such...

Political pilfering

BDP Deny links to BCP Office Burglary Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) have denied masterminding a recent burglary at the Botswana Congress Party’s (BCP) Bobonong office. The...

Media workers union hails SA court ruling

Botswana Media and Allied Workers Union (BOMAWU) has welcomed the South African Labour Court ruling which compels South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) to reinstate...

Shortage of measles vaccine hits MoH

Hardly a week after the Ministry of Health (MoH) launched the Measles/Rubella (MR) campaign, shortage of the life saving vaccination has been reported in...

Chiefs to be charged

*Magosi likely to face the music for misconduct Mochudi Centre Chiefs are likely to face charges of misconduct for bringing the game into disrepute following...

Thaele impress SA club

Following the decision of FIFPro Division Africa to organise the inaugural tournament for out of contract players, countries from the south converged in Johannesburg,...

Streethorn to host charity concert

This Saturday, Streethorn will host an exciting, fun-filled evening of musical entertainment. The concert is scheduled to start at 7pm lasting until midnight and is...

Large turnout expected for Phikwe marathon

Over 2, 000 runners are expected to compete at this Saturday’s 2016 Orange Phikwe National Marathon. As the only IAAF accredited and registered marathon in...

Botswana netball shoots for the stars

The much-anticipated, week-long Africa Netball World Youth Cup Qualifiers finally got underway in Gaborone last Sunday. With eight capable U/21 teams vying for just three...

Vusi’s exciting double release

Come the 20th of August the country’s Gospel Music Industry will never be the same again as Vusi Mtokufa performs what is being billed...

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...