Miss Botswana pageant draws near

The   count down to the   2016 Miss Botswana pageant is well under way following   months   of preparations. The build up to the glamorous event included auditions and a subsequent boot camp for the Top 39 contestants.


21st July 2016

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I was born with hiv

15th July 2016

Masedi Thata Kewamodimo, born 22 years ago with the HIV virus, tells of the ordeal she and those in the same situation as hers get to face everyday of their lives.



Lobatse BMC shoulders sister abbatoirs

15th July 2016

The BMC CEO Dr Akolang Tombale announced that they are unable to invest in the Lobatse BMC plant as it is financially supporting the Francistown and Maun plants.



Police fighting a losing battle on drugs in Botswana

15th July 2016

The greatest headache of all times for Botswana Police is on how to curb and arrest the high increase of illegal importation, sale  and consumption of habit forming  drugs which continue to infiltrate  the local market - including schools, executive offices, play grounds and restaurants.



New parents inducted by ‘3 Mothers’

15th July 2016

Just as one prepares to give birth by taking childbirth education classes, there is also the need to be ready for the emotional changes and challenges that come with parenthood, according to the Director of 3 Mothers organisation, Veronica Molope.



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Miss Botswana pageant draws near

The   count down to the   2016 Miss Botswana pageant is well under way following   months   of preparations. The build up to the glamorous event included auditions and a subsequent boot camp for the Top 39 contestants.

A statement from government said the final top 12   of the competition...

21st July 2016

I was born with hiv

15th July 2016

Masedi Thata Kewamodimo, born 22 years ago with the HIV virus, tells of the ordeal she and those in the same situation as hers get to face everyday of their lives.

Lobatse BMC shoulders sister abbatoirs

15th July 2016

The BMC CEO Dr Akolang Tombale announced that they are unable to invest in the Lobatse BMC plant as it is financially supporting the Francistown and Maun plants.

Police fighting a losing battle on drugs in Botswana

15th July 2016

The greatest headache of all times for Botswana Police is on how to curb and arrest the high increase of illegal importation, sale  and consumption of habit forming  drugs which continue to infiltrate  the local market - including schools, executive offices, play grounds and restaurants.

Business

BotswanaPost’s Money Order Transfer successful

BotswanaPost has to date seen total transactions by value of P16.6million, following the Money Order transfer service launch in 2014. Business Trends has learnt.

BotswanaPost Head of Strategy and Communications, Lebogang Bok said, “of the total, Zimbabwe bound transactions i...

22nd July 2016

Zimbabwe finance minister says sanctions to blame for cash crunch

22nd July 2016

Zimbabwe's finance minister blamed international sanctions on Sunday for a cash crunch that has forced the government to delay wages to soldiers and civil servants as President Robert Mugabe faces rare popular protests.

Govt still to account for the plastic levy

12th July 2016

While the Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism is considering a complete ban of the use of plastic carrier bags, there is still no word regarding the collection of the levy paid by consumers since 2007.

Botswana’s aviation ranks higher in safety

12th July 2016

The European Commission (EU) Directorate for Mobility and Transport has noted an increase of the Effective Implementation of International Safety Standards made by the Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana.

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Mamelodi Triumphs!

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) President Tebogo Sebego this week made it clear that he wants suspended Botswana Premier League (BPL) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bennett Mamelodi back in office at Lekidi.

This followed a recent BFA National Executive Committee (NEC) meet...

12th July 2016

Team Botswana intensifies preparations for 2016 Rio Olympics

7th July 2016

Team Botswana will be based in Dusseldorf, Germany for their training camp before the 2016 Rio Olympic games.

Gilport Lions aim for the 2016/17 beMOBILE Premiership title

7th July 2016

BeMOBILE Premiership outfit Gilport Lions started their pre-season training on Monday this week ahead of the new football season, which is likely to start in August.

Choppies dangles P1 million carrot to athletes

5th July 2016

Local giant retailer, Choppies has yet again thrown down the gauntlet and pledged a cool P1million to any Team Botswana athlete that will win a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

VIBE

Fans disappointed as comedy show is cancelled

Fans were left disappointed last Thursday when the comedy show in which Francis Odega was billed to perform had to be postponed.

Speaking on behalf of the organising team, Tlotlo Letsomo said that the show was postponed to a later date because Odega had encountered some travelling...

8th July 2016

Local Entertainment Company donates chairs to Mmopane Kgotla

5th July 2016

Local music production company Spitfire Entertainment recently joined forces with Youth in Action Society and Western to donate 20 chairs to the Mmopane village Kgotla in the Kweneng district.

All roads lead to My Star finale next week

28th June 2016

My Star season 10, themed ‘Best of the Best’, will for the first time line up four contestants at the final stage of the singing competition next week at Boipuso Hall in Gaborone.

Scouting for local talent

1st June 2016

Local actors/actresses in the making who wish to follow in the footsteps of Botswana’s growing number of actors/actresses such as Lerato Motshwarakgole, Connie Ferguson, Kgomotso Ramakoba, Khumo Maakwe, Kgomotso Ratsie and Tlholego Chaba will need more than just talent in order to make it into the cut throat industry of television across the borders.

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