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September 18, 2018 4:00 AM Mingo Returns After Brief Retirement

Mingo Touch, whose real names are Aminoni Mujokeri announced his retirement in June after he performed during Franco’s album launch. He announced on stage that he would be quitting music to focus on his ministerial role at the Christ Embassy church located at the KB Mall in Gaborone. “It is time to say goodbye. I have been around and would like to thank 196

August 19, 2018 4:00 AM Clap n Tap gospel fest billed for Francistown

The lineup for the event includes amongst others Lejwe La Motheo Gospel Choir from South Africa (SA), Batlang Morena Gospel Choir (Francistown), Letloa La Baitshephi Gospel Choir (Francistown), and Babiditsweng Ke Lentswe Gospel Choir (Gaborone). Mashumba Mashumba, who is a sole proprietor under Lighthouse Theatre Promotion, recently told the media that their 172

July 22, 2018 4:00 AM President’s Day Competitions participation drops

Participation in the competition from last year’s 18,971 has now dropped to 14,813 this year. The decline comes just a year after Masisi’s predecessor Ian Khama proudly announced that the competitions had seen growth from 3,274 in 2008 to 2017s 18,971. Speaking at the awards ceremony, Olopeng said the decline is due to artists growing and exiting the competitions 139

June 17, 2018 4:00 AM DJ Kudas's Cloud9 thrills

The single features Francistown hip-hop artists Klasick and Luna. Cloud9 is a tropical hip-hop type of song with a feel of R’nB. The album was produced by Yarona FM Music Awards (YAMA) award winning hip-hop artist B-Block. “I titled my song Cloud9 because I am always happy and jolly. The word Cloud9 is usually used to describe a happy and cheerful character 172

April 8, 2018 4:00 AM ATI apologises for missing Maftown Meets Pitori festival

festival were made aware of his predicament at 10pm just two hours before his scheduled performance. “All parties involved have reached a remedial way forward,” he stated. While ATI has missed shows locally, it was the first time he missed an event held outside the country. It is often common for foreign artists, especially South Africans, to miss local 158

March 4, 2018 4:00 AM No Hamptons lala-vuka to cost local artists

Speaking at a media briefing on Wednesday, Hamptons CEO Debbie Smith said that the Gaborone City Council (GCC) initial permit that allowed them to perform until 6am would have benefited more local artists who wanted to be part of the event. “The current permit limits us to the current lineup of local artists we have,” she said. She said efforts to resolve 150

October 31, 2017 5:02 AM ATI Hits Hard As Davido Flops

The rapper’s grand entrance had everyone on standstill as the Department of Fire Services lowered him on stage to deliver the best performance of the night. The artist, who also won six BOMU awards on the same night, was more inspired than ever as he swung in the air in slow motion. The crane that scales 86 to 262 feet in height made his grand entrance 147

October 18, 2017 10:47 AM Moscow: Singer Phy to represent Kenya at the world youth festival in Russia

Echoing Phy’s words, dreams do come true. In a heartwarming message she revealed how she dreamt of performing internationally but soon realized she could have asked for too much. Turns out God did hear and just because He took time to answer, it wasn’t a no but a resounding yes. To represent Kenya, accompanied with her band Phy will perform in one of the biggest 113

September 30, 2017 7:45 PM Hugh Hefner left a problematic legacy, but his Playboy Jazz Festival endures

A figure who was as influential as he was polarizing, Hugh Hefner built an empire that was ultimately based on ideas. Sure, the dominant ones could easily be called lascivious — as well as exploitative, and inarguably retrograde — but his Playboy brand was also built on providing a platform for ideas on liberation, literature, politics and, of course 107

September 29, 2017 3:25 AM Nokia 3310 throwback phone is officially coming to Australia

A new version of the classic Nokia 3310 mobile phone will launch in Australia in October. A new version of the classic Nokia 3310 mobile phone will launch in Australia in October, complete with a customisable retro interface, an MP3 player and of course a version of the classic mobile game Snake. The homage to the legendary early-2000s brick phone was originally 77