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  • Trompies Kickstart Oldies' Series

    May 22, 2018 4:00 AM 1

    The much-anticipated event will also feature local acts such as Wizards of the Desert of phokoje and koko fame as well as DJ Boogie Sid. According to event promoter Lecco Kenosi, Waar Was Jy Oldies’ Series is debuting and bringing back Spikiri, Mahoota, Jakarumba, Mjokes and Donald Duck. “To fit into the atmosphere, people are encouraged to come dressed

  • 18 Young Batswana Receive YALI Fellowship

    May 22, 2018 4:00 AM 1

    The Mandela Washington Fellowship aims to empower young Africans to support growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across Africa. It is geared towards outstanding young leaders who have several years of professional experience and a proven record of accomplishment in leading and promoting positive change

  • St John Gives Toiletry To Tlamelong

    May 22, 2018 4:00 AM 1

    The area Member of Parliament (MP) Masego Segokgo and the church leaders in Reverend Motsepe Sentsimako and Reverend Simon Legwete were also present. Tlamelong Rehabilitation Centre was established in 1974 to cater for physically disabled children. The school is under the Botswana Red Cross Society and admission into the school is free. Sentsimako and Legwete

  • Kgosi Gaborone Appeals For Royal Palace

    May 22, 2018 4:00 AM 1

    "I have travelled to many places and Dikgosi live in palaces. It is high time we build our own as Batlokwa. Kgosi should live in a beautiful palace with royal kraals and many other cultural activities for Morafe,” Gaborone said at a Kgotla meeting on Saturday. He found the meeting in progress as he had just returned from the Kingdom, which recently changed

  • Masisi Urges BDP Members To Unite

    May 22, 2018 4:00 AM 1

    Masisi said he was hopeful that his party will win Moshupa-Manyana by-election, which will be held on June 16. Moshupa–Manyana constituency became vacant after Masisi, who has been the area MP since 2009, ascended to presidency of the country. The BDP had five contestants - Benjamin Mogodi, Karabo Gare, Boikhutso Disele, Lentswe Mosanako and Stephen

  • Kenya side after three GU players

    May 15, 2018 6:44 PM 16

    Zapata confirmed they are eyeing deals for the trio, as GU continue to face mounting financial challenges. "We are in conversation with Dirang, Bonsu and Orebonye, but nothing yet," Zapata told Mmegi Sport yesterday. He said the challenge is that there are foreign players at AFC Leopards, and they will need to free spaces first. down the opportunity

  • Funds shortage cripple Bible translations

    May 15, 2018 12:29 PM 17

    According to the general secretary of the Bible Society Gabriel Tsuaneng, they have in the past translated the Bible into languages such as Senaro, a Sesarwa dialect and Kalanga. The Society will launch another revised version of the Kalanga Bible on August 25. The new version will feature 66 books of the Bible. “Translating the Bible into languages

  • BNF veterans to meet in Palapye

    May 15, 2018 12:21 PM 16

    The meeting will be attended by BNF members who are 50 years and above. The purpose of the meeting, according to the chairperson Patrick Kgoadi, is to discuss the party’s growth, constitution and policy. Recently the Veteran Association wanted their party to pull out of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC). Kgoadi said that the current UDC is derailing

  • Serial rape convict denied bail

    May 15, 2018 10:28 AM 16

    The applicant, Thatayaone Nka, 29, dubbed the Forest Evil rapist because he committed most of the offences in the forest after giving his victims a lift in his car and violently raping them, is yet to go on trial for other similar offences. Nka was sentenced by the then Principal Magistrate Dumisani Basupi last year, who is now working at the High Court

  • Letter From Menongue: Waiting For The Chopper

    May 15, 2018 4:00 AM 14

    Seven. The number of days waiting to get a confirmation on the military helicopter that would transport us to the river to meet the rest of the National Geographic Okavango Wilderness Project (NGOWP) team exploring the headwaters of the Cuando River at the Angolan highlands. Angola moves at her own pace. Patience is an important trait that her travellers