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May 24, 2018 8:25 AM Safety Foundation to launch Project 1000

The foundation’s key areas of work are to raise awareness on areas of safety, become a one stop shop for safety solution and also provide safety clothing for any particular situation and emergencies. The Project 1000 campaign is aimed at training at least 1000 drivers with safe driving skills. The organisation will also provide teaching classes for first

May 22, 2018 4:00 AM Trompies Kickstart Oldies' Series

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 3

May 22, 2018 4:00 AM Kgosi Gaborone Appeals For Royal Palace

"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 3

May 20, 2018 4:00 AM White Colour Black movie premieres soon

Actor, writer and playwright, Donald Molosi brings the film in collaboration with Botswana Movies Entertainment. The film star, Dudley O’Shaughnessy and the film’s director will be in Gaborone for the event. One may remember O’Shaugnessy for playing Rihanna’s love interest in the video, We Found Love. In the film White Colour Black, O’Shaugnessy plays 5

May 20, 2018 4:00 AM Hefty budget for Motlha's one-man show

These are the words Suffocate, Motlha’s manager and producer uttered at a press conference held at the Stanbic Bank Piazza in Molapo Shopping Complex on Tuesday for the singer’s upcoming one-man show. Suffocate and his team wants to set the bar high when they launch the country’s most trending artist, and one could sense it from his speech on Tuesday 5

May 19, 2018 4:06 PM Global diamond jewellery sales hit P812bn

According to the report, sales among consumers in the US accounted for US$43 billion last year, up four percent, while demand in China hit US$10 billion, growing by one percent in US dollar terms. In both markets, growth was underpinned by positive macroeconomics and strong consumer confidence, particularly in China where the latter indicator was said to be at a 20-year 5

May 15, 2018 12:29 PM Funds shortage cripple Bible translations

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 19

May 15, 2018 12:21 PM BNF veterans to meet in Palapye

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 18

May 15, 2018 4:00 AM Murder Confessed Air Marshall Seeks Bail

Motlatsi Khoto, 44, unwittingly made the murder confession when he was first arraigned in court in January. The former Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana (CAAB) aircraft marshall’s bail application was in relation to a charge of unlawfully wounding Unami Sibanda, his former girlfriend, at Borolong on March 3, 2017. The court withdrew the charge with liberty 16

May 15, 2018 4:00 AM BMD Claims Motswaledi Belongs To Them

Speaking at the party’s consultative meeting on Saturday held at the Big 5 Lodge in Mogoditshane, Mangole said that the BMD would celebrate the late Motswaledi’s life on July 30, 2018. Motswaledi, the former BMD president died in a car crash on July 30, 2014, just a few months before the general elections. Referring to Gaolathe Ndaba’s breakaway faction 11