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  • Inaugural gospel awards a success

    August 8, 2018 2:55 PM 30

    Leah won the most awards by scooping the award for best gospel artist of the year, best newcomer, gospel album of the year, and song of the year. Moyoress Molefi also won three awards being the best traditional gospel, best gospel music DVD and best female gospel artist. Bryan B Dub was also man of the moment as he walked away with awards for best hip-hop

  • Local cattle rustlers hit back

    August 8, 2018 11:30 AM 29

    For a while police have been battling with cross-border stock theft in which South African rustlers were invading Botswana to steal cattle, but now it seems locals are hitting back. Africa,” the Botswana Police Service’s (BPS) public relations officer, Dipheko Motube said. Motube added that a majority of farmers in South Africa do not brand their cattle

  • Katlego Twala: The New Face Of Art

    August 7, 2018 4:00 AM 36

    Twala is more than just a pretty face but rather a vigorous artist whose paintings simply come to life just by looking at them. The 18-year-old beauty however says painting was never part of her plans. In fact, “art was only a part of my curriculum at school and now it only seems funny that what started off as an accident became my centre”. It was only after

  • St Joseph’s Cultural Night Gives Elders Something To Dance To

    August 7, 2018 4:00 AM 35

    The event was mostly attended by the elderly and enjoyed both the food and the powerful Setswana song lyric. While Solly Sebotso of pidi pidi fame and Ramonyaku set the tone for the night it was Ditiro Leero who heated up the stage. He arrived on stage with Mmaratwa and the two created a perfect collaboration. Ditiro sang some of his old songs like mme mpeole

  • Security Systems Taking No Chances

    August 7, 2018 4:00 AM 34

    Within a short space of time, Nare managed to work his magic and grinded results, which eventually ensured Security Systems retain their Premier League status. Ahead of the new season, Nare has already signed six players who have proven themselves before at different clubs. He has re-united with three players whom he coached at Orapa United being Kemmy

  • Jub Jub Mesmerises Francistown Audience

    August 7, 2018 4:00 AM 32

    Popularly known as Jub Jub in the music circles, Maarohanye did not disappoint, as he left night crawlers in attendance asking for more. Jub Jub, who was performing for the first time in Francistown after serving prison time, churned his latest gospel hits after hits. The hip hop star jumped onto the stage at around 1am and immediately reverberated the audience

  • Doosan Donate Educational Plan To Underprivileged Child

    August 7, 2018 4:00 AM 33

    The company adopted the boy (whose name cannot be mentioned for his protection) back in 2016 and has been taking care of his living expenses. Doosan met him at House of Hope while paying their benevolent call some two years ago. House of Hope is a day care centre for orphans. The young boy is in his final year of preschool at House of Hope and will start

  • Poaching 'Ivory Tower' Discovered In Okavango Delta

    August 7, 2018 4:00 AM 30

    Principal investigator of the Census Dr Mike Chase revealed their explosive discovery this week in a Poaching Report titled ‘Ivory Tower’. The report suggests that despite the perceived strict anti-poaching strategies by government, there is a major poaching frenzy on elephants happening in the highly protected Okavango Delta. “Today (August 3, 2018) we counted

  • CMB Workers Unpaid For Months

    August 7, 2018 4:00 AM 31

    Employees of the troubled asset manager have not been paid for several months now. On March 9 at the High Court, the Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) faced off against CMB, in a suit in which the regulator wanted to place the asset manager under statutory management. NBFIRA actions were prompted by complaints by the Botswana

  • Kgathi Blocks Dikgosi From Kgoboko Trust Launch

    August 7, 2018 4:00 AM 29

    According to sources, Kgathi instructed the director of tribal administration Masego Mooketsi to refuse with transport for dikgosi who were billed to attend the launch in Mabolwe. Kgoboko is challenging Kgathi in the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) primary elections to be held over the weekend. “Kgathi feels that this will overshadow him going to the elections