Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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Leonard Matota

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Mabote was failed!

He was under 20% ready and injured for Rio Tongues wagged and fingers pointed in a heated media briefing this week when University of Botswana's...

Winky D to headline one love tour

This November, reggae-lovers in both Francistown and Gaborone will be treated to an all-night reggae dance extravaganza. The shows, which will be headlined by reggae...

Rasesa social picnic beckons

The first edition of the Rasesa Social Picnic, an out of town picnic experience to be held at Masa Gardens, a natural venue boasting...

Performing arts on course

Legendary performer, Socca Moruakgomo, is on course with his ambitious latest project to embrace all genres of performing arts, including, amongst others, music, dance,...

OTC set to light up Gabs

Wednesday the 28th of September promises to be one of Gaborone’s most electric nights of the month when the Orange Togetherness Celebrations Tour finally...

Mmaratwa returns with a bang

Sensational songstress Orebotse Batoloki, also known as Mmaratwa, has done it again. While many artists struggle to better, if not maintain, their early performances, it...

SCB Redefines Banking In Bots

Standard Chartered Bank recently gave clients the opportunity to experience their world-class digital banking platforms. This follows the launch of their mobile app, SC Mobile,...

BCP denies mass exodus

Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has dismissed claims by the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) that they have raked in most of their members in...

A rising star

Born Amantle Ntshole and now going by the name Amantle Brown, the former My Star contestant seems to be destined for greater things in...

We’re coming for you

BDP vow to convert Gaolathe The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) have vowed to do whatever it takes to win the allegiance of Botswana Movement...

MAMELODI: A man on the edge

Botswana football is drowning in a murky river of despair. Drama continues to plague the troubled Lekidi Football Centre with speculation rife that the Botswana...

Richard’s in trouble

BNFYL leader to appear before DC Botswana National Front (BNF) Youth League President, Khumoekae Richard, will appear before the National Assembly Disciplinary Committee today (Friday). The...

BanT dominates YAMAS nominations

Born Baanthata Mokgwathi 19-years-ago, rapper BanT dominated the Yarona FM Music Awards nominees. BanT was nominated in 6 categories including Best Collabo, Best Single -...

Sports expo on the horizon

Batswana can look forward to one of the country’s biggest-ever sporting events, with over 100 exhibitors showcasing their respective talents in 22 different sporting...

Tshwaragano cycling challenge on course

The Tshwaragano Literacy Challenge (TLC) that began in Shakawe on Tuesday 30th August has entered its second stage. After riding a gruelling 490 km in...

A pint sized artist with a big voice

There is no doubt that talented local musician, Lizibo Glen Simon is a typical example of how dynamite surely comes in small packages. Looking at...

The return of Orange Togetherness Celebrations

Show to be headlined by Uhuru Orange has announced the return of Orange Togetherness Celebrations, the popular nationwide music festival which has rocked Botswana in...

Dithubaruba cultural festival returns

Dithubaruba Cultural Festival 2016 takes place this Saturday at Ntsweng Heritage Site, popularly known as Ga-Mmakgosi’s area in Molepolole. This year’s festival will be held...

Euphonik dominates bw soundwaves

DJ Euphonik, one of South Africa’s hottest current House DJs, enjoyed a total sound takeover during the Colour Run in Gaborone over the weekend. His...

My life is in danger

• BPL CEO Bennett Mamelodi fears for his life Botswana Premier League (BPL) CEO Bennett Mamelodi is a worried man. The harried CEO claims to be...

Namibia emerges tops

The inaugural 8 Nations Women's Tournament hosted by the Botswana Cricket Association (BCA) ended on a positive note last weekend with Namibia snatching the...

Mabote ready for Rio

Carrying the weight of the nation’s expectations entirely on his slender shoulders, Keatlaretse Mabote will be the sole representation of Team Botswana at the...

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...