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January 16, 2018 11:00 AM Isaac Davids: Condolence Messages

Botswana Democratic Party regrettably informs the nation of the passing on of the member of parliament of Mochudi East, Honourable Isaac Davids. Preliminary reports indicate that Hon. Davids may have been stabbed by a sharp instrument at his farm in Sorilatholo. Hon. Davids was a long serving servant of the people of Kgatleng and the country, his passing 15

December 7, 2017 3:00 PM Botswana hosts WBC Pan African title bouts

Four bouts are internationals while the other two are for the World Boxing Association (WBA) Pan African titles. Boxers are from the hosts, Botswana, South Africa, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Kenya. Boxers from Botswana are Steven Bagwasi, Moabi Ngaka, Kutlwano Ogaketse and Tshephang Babui from D’scud Boxing stable. PBAB president 121

November 24, 2017 4:00 AM Local arts groups groom talent

The groups decided to join hands and come up with initiatives that would promote, grow and help local talents to be self sufficient. According to one of the events coordinators, Gabriel Modise, who has been in the theatre industry for years, they came up with Makgaolakgang Theatre Charity Challenge so that they could raise funds and give back to the arts community 179

November 1, 2017 3:44 PM Six women accuse filmmaker Brett Ratner of sexual harassment or misconduct

Natasha Henstridge was watching a movie on Brett Ratner’s couch when she fell asleep. She was a 19-year-old fashion model; he was an up-and-coming music video director in his early 20s. They had been hanging out in front of the TV with friends at his New York apartment. But when Henstridge woke up, the others had left. She was alone with Ratner. She got up to leave 19

November 1, 2017 11:38 AM Kevin Spacey: More allegations of sexual harassment surface

New allegations have emerged from a number of men accusing Kevin Spacey of sexual misconduct. US filmmaker Tony Montana claims he was groped by the actor in a Los Angeles bar in 2003. Montana says he was left with PTSD for six months after he claims Spacey "forcefully" grabbed his crotch. It follows an allegation made by Anthony Rapp that the House of Cards 34

November 1, 2017 6:50 AM Uganda: Numerous Prospects Awaiting Museveni in Retirement

When President Museveni completes his term in 2021, he will have served our nation for 35 years as a head of state and almost 55 years as a freedom fighter. He will have amassed immensurable governance experience, probably more than seven US presidents combined. Unlike millions of people who shiver at the thought of retirement, there are numerous safeguards 42

November 1, 2017 5:53 AM Numerous prospects awaiting Museveni in retirement

When President Museveni completes his term in 2021, he will have served our nation for 35 years as a head of state and almost 55 years as a freedom fighter. He will have amassed immensurable governance experience, probably more than seven US presidents combined. Unlike millions of people who shiver at the thought of retirement, there are numerous safeguards 79

October 30, 2017 1:47 AM Ferrari FXX-K Evo Is Maranello’s Latest Winged Beast

The ultimate pursuit of speed should never be limited by a lack of downforce to keep a car on the road. Ferrari wanted to prove this point so they went ahead and created the Evo version of their LaFerrari-based FXX-K track car – a purpose-built racer that wasn’t even slow to begin with. The result? More wings, less weight and enough aerodynamic aids to rival 37

October 29, 2017 8:08 PM Real Madrid lose in troubled Catalonia

GIRONA – Real Madrid suffered a backlash on the field rather than from an expected hostile atmosphere amid political turmoil in Catalonia as they slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat at Girona on Sunday. Goals from Cristhian Stuani and Portu in four second-half minutes cancelled out Isco's opener for Madrid as Real fell eight points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona 30

October 28, 2017 9:46 AM The Lack Of Women Leaders Is A National Emergency

Men run everything, and it's enough already. Want to stop sexual harassment? Fix this now. There have been so many horrifying stories about male predatory behavior since the Harvey Weinstein story broke earlier this month, but one quote has truly stood out. In a damning memo about her boss, a Weinstein Co. employee named Lauren O’Connor neatly explained 28