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February 18, 2018 4:00 AM Royal Moscow Ballet returns yet again

Addressing the media at a press briefing on Wednesday, the managing director of OP Advertising, Francis Gleeson said they will be bringing the Royal Moscow Ballet back to the country because they want to share the Russian culture with Batswana through ballet dance. He added that the concert would also give local ballet school children an opportunity 21

February 6, 2018 2:43 PM Matambo pegs 2018/19 hopes on global recovery

According to his budget speech yesterday, Matambo expects 2018 growth to reach 5.3 percent from 4.7 percent in 2017, while revenues will jump to P64.3 billion from the revised 2017/18 figure of P57.2 billion. By comparison, the World Bank in January forecast Botswana’s growth at 4.7 percent in 2018 and 4.5 percent in 2017. The increase in both growth 14

February 6, 2018 11:29 AM Karateka’s Dubai trip up in smoke

The athlete wanted to use the event to improve his chances of qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Koolopile had to dig deep to raise P37,000 for his flight, accommodation and participation fee, as the trip was self-funded. He organised a mixed marshal arts festival a fortnight ago, in a bid to raise the funds. However, he failed to raise enough 21

November 2, 2017 10:07 AM Gender wage gap in SA widens

South Africa is ranked 19 in a new global index report on gender inequality released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The report finds that while South Africa has improved its share of women legislators, senior officials and managers, the gender wage gap in the country has increased. A decade of slow progress towards better parity between the sexes 180

November 2, 2017 9:25 AM Xiaomi Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite, Xiaomi's first self-focused smartphones have been launched in India as part of the company's new selfie-focussed series. The company says the Redmi Y series is targetted at the youth of the nation. The biggest highlight of the Redmi Y1 is its 16-megapixel front camera, complete with a LED selfie light. Alongside the phones 107

November 2, 2017 8:54 AM Xiaomi Announces MIUI 9 Global ROM Rollout in India

At the same event where it launched the brand new Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite in India, Xiaomi has announced the availability of the MIUI 9 Global ROM. The stable MIUI 9 ROM will start rolling out to select devices including the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Mi MIX 2, and the Mi Max 2 from early November. The Chinese company promises that the MIUI 9 Global stable 140

November 2, 2017 3:10 AM Xiaomi to Launch 'New Smartphone Series' in India Today: Watch Live Stream Here

While initially, the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 smartphone was expected to be launched in India - after all, that would indeed be a 'brand new series' for the country, as no Mi Note smartphone has made it here so far - Xiaomi later refuted that speculation. This, combined with the fact that the Redmi India Twitter handle was also promoting the launch, leads us to believe 29

October 31, 2017 7:00 PM 'PUBG' set to release on Xbox One in December

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is coming to the Xbox One on Dec. 12 through Xbox's Game Preview program, expanding the wildly popular game's audience beyond just PC players. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) came out on Steam early access in March of this year and has seen regular updates with new and improved features, with an expected full release 44

October 31, 2017 1:51 PM Microsoft Surface Pro With LTE Advanced to Be Available in December

Microsoft at its Future Decoded event in London announced its all-new Surface Pro with LTE connectivity. The Redmond giant says that the Microsoft Surface Pro with LTE Advanced model will be available to business customers starting December 2017. Back in May, Microsoft promised LTE model of the Surface Pro to be released by year end. The new device will support 37

October 31, 2017 12:05 PM Nokia 2 quick review: A budget smartphone that looks extremely premium

The cheapest Nokia Android smartphone is here and if first impressions are anything to go by, the Nokia 2 packs quite a punch.The Nokia 2 slots in below the Nokia 3 and acts as the entry point to Nokia's Android smartphone line-up. The 'little phone that could' comes with a metal mid-frame, a massive battery that HMD claims is capable of delivering two days of battery 41