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December 24, 2018 8:31 AM Thea rocks denim jeans at Serowe Kgotla

left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;">Some of the members of the royal family were uneasy about her attire but said, "she might have a good reason for it." Thea is the most senior woman in the Khama royal house, because her husband Tshekedi is next in line for Bangwato paramount chief. This would make Thea 'Queen Mother' 994

December 2, 2018 4:00 AM Ponka the disco queen releases Golokile

The eight songs include Golokile, Mapantsula, Re Ka Lapa, Baba Ba Xolele, Lefatshe featuring Tawanda, Drive Safety, Go Fetogile and Seromamowa (RB1). “All my songs are meant to comfort my listeners. What makes my music more appealing and different from other genres is that through disco, I can freely convey any type of message I want. I can even infuse 150

August 21, 2018 4:00 AM Culture & Heritage Botswana Pageant Trust To Send Reps To China

In an interview with Showtime, founder and patron of Mr/Miss Culture & Heritage Botswana Pageant Trust Millicent Shunda said they have scheduled the crowning of the two beauty queens for September 23, 2018. This comes after her organisation was given the rights to organise and select the Miss Tourism and Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International for this year. Miss Tourism 150

November 2, 2017 12:01 PM Scientists Say They've Found Hidden Space In Great Pyramid Of Giza

This illustration shows the known rooms of the Great Pyramid, including the Queen's Chamber, the King's Chamber and the long Grand Gallery, along with the newly discovered voice which is depicted as a fuzzy oblong shape. The Great Pyramid of Giza has been probed with the tools of modern particle physics by scientists who say they have discovered a huge, secret 304

October 16, 2017 6:41 PM WATCH: Hundreds of children learn CPR in Restart a Heart Day

Scores of local schoolchildren and members of the wider public were taught CPR yesterday. The tuition came as part of the European Restart a Heart Day – an initiative created to raise awareness of what to do if someone has collapsed, is not breathing or is potentially in cardiac arrest. To mark the day, South Central Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) 99

October 16, 2017 10:04 AM UPDATE: State capture is SA's Word of the Year

The Pan South African Language Board believes words are so important, we should have our own word of the year. It was found that “state capture” was used 20,231 times in over 11,000 South African newspapers. The majority of the coverage was found in daily newspapers, accounting for 68 percent of the total coverage mentioning “state capture”, followed 129

October 12, 2017 4:25 PM 'I'm ashamed I didn't say anything back then': Jane Fonda says she found out about Harvey Weinstein's reign of terror ONE year ago

Many were young, powerless and afraid to speak out in case their careers were ruined. For nearly three decades their accusations remained bottled up, some suppressed by pay-offs. More than 30 women have now come forward with allegations of sexual harassment against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, the man once described as 'God' of the film industry 133

October 9, 2017 3:37 PM Namibia: Over 100 Hippos Dead in Bwabwata

Bwabwata — About 107 hippos have been recorded dead as from October 2 to date in the Mahango area of Bwabwata National Park in Kavango East Region. Officials in the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) suspect the hippopotamuses are dying as a result of a lethal anthrax disease and have dispatched state veterinarians to the area to assess for and confirm 135

October 5, 2017 6:19 PM Not so sweet: 75 percent of honey samples had key pesticide

WASHINGTON (AP) - When researchers collected honey samples from around the world, they found that three-quarters of them had a common type of pesticide suspected of playing a role in the decline of bees. Even honey from the island paradise of Tahiti had the chemical. That demonstrates how pervasive a problem the much-debated pesticide is for honeybees 98

October 5, 2017 6:00 PM Controversial pesticides found in honey samples from six continents

Neonicotinoids are at the centre of a long-running debate about whether they harm bees. Honey bees on every continent except Antarctica face significant exposure to neonicotinoid pesticides — chemicals that some studies suggest harm bees’ health. Researchers who tested honey from nearly 200 sites worldwide found that 75% of their samples contained some level 110