Nkaigwa calls for castration of Blessers

If Gaborone North legislator, Haskins Nkaigwa had his way, no man would ever dream to be called a ‘blesser’ because of the sanction he contemplates for such offenders.


1st December 2016

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Women and girls must respect their bodies - El-Halabi

1st December 2016

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health Shenaaz El-Halabi has urged women to take responsibility for their health in order to reduce the increasing HIV/AIDS prevalence.



Gabz FM fires Reggie and Shumba

1st December 2016

The management of Gabz FM has finally decided to part ways with the ‘Breakfast With Reg’ morning show duo of presenter Reginald Richardson and content producer Keikantse Shumba.



Women MPs remember Same Bathobakae

1st December 2016

Mahalapye East Member of Parliament, Botlogile Tshireletso has described the late Same Bathobakae as a “sister.”



Women of Destiny launched

1st December 2016

A group of young women known as Women of Destiny gathered at Rustic Rainbow farms last Saturday to introspect and reflect on their lives.



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Nkaigwa calls for castration of Blessers

If Gaborone North legislator, Haskins Nkaigwa had his way, no man would ever dream to be called a ‘blesser’ because of the sanction he contemplates for such offenders.

This week, the no-nonsense MP stunned Parliament when he suggested that blessers be castrated. This was after Mahalapye East MP, Botlogile Tshireletso called for tougher measures against men who defile children. The blesser phenomenon is the latest craze where older men who are usually financially sound enga...

1st December 2016


Women and girls must respect their bodies - El-Halabi

1st December 2016

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health Shenaaz El-Halabi has urged women to take responsibility for their health in order to reduce the increasing HIV/AIDS prevalence.


Gabz FM fires Reggie and Shumba

1st December 2016

The management of Gabz FM has finally decided to part ways with the ‘Breakfast With Reg’ morning show duo of presenter Reginald Richardson and content producer Keikantse Shumba.


Women MPs remember Same Bathobakae

1st December 2016

Mahalapye East Member of Parliament, Botlogile Tshireletso has described the late Same Bathobakae as a “sister.”

Business

Parastatals urged to appoint competent Board members

Botswana Accountancy Oversight Authority (BAOA) Chief Executive Officer, Duncan Majinda, says Board members who do not have the right skills and balance result in a poor Board that lacks experience to take parastatals to another level.

Majinda expressed this on Monday this week, when speaking at the Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) seminar, meant to foster the participation and collaboration between various stakeholders and promote Corporate Governance. He said parastatals should take t...

1st December 2016


BECI mulls selling credit information to public

1st December 2016

Botswana Export Credit Insurance (BECI) is confident that economic growth can be achieved though investing in other countries, such as China and South Africa, says Managing Director Cowell Habana.


Chobe occupancy up 5%

1st December 2016

Botswana Stock Exchange listed ecotourism giant, Chobe Holdings, has seen an increase in occupancy by five percent during the 2016 financial reporting period ended 31st August 2016.


Over P12million to be spent on Gaborone streetlights

1st December 2016

The ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, through the Gaborone City Council has set aside over P12.2million budget for street lighting during this financial year.

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Football development requires more funding

The chairperson of Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) Solly Reikeletseng believes more money should be injected into football developmental programmes.Speaking at the 2016 Youth League launch in Gaborone recently, Reikeletseng said BNSC   has invested a lot of money into football than any other sporting code.

“Out of all 42 sporting codes, we inject a lot of money into football, even though other sporting codes complain that they are winning competitions and th...

25th November 2016


Log leaders BR Highlanders ready for TAFIC

25th November 2016

This weekend Debswana First Division League game between TAFIC and log leaders, BR Highlanders in Francistown will either solidify BR Highlanders’ position in the log or catapult TAFIC to the apex of the log Both teams have played seven games with BR Highlanders, a Mahalapye outfit, winning five of them and drawing the other two while TAFIC won five of its games, drew one and lost one.


Rollers break Police jinx in style

18th November 2016

Township Rollers has sent bitter rivals Police XI packing out of the Mascom Top 8 “Tse Di Tona” season 6, with an emphatic 2-0 drubbing Monday evening at the national stadium.


Koko’s future uncertain

18th November 2016

Former Township Rollers captain Sekhana ‘Nandos’ Koko’s career might be threatened by a knee injury he picked during the past weekend Mascom Top8 quarterfinal at the Jwaneng Galaxy Stadium.

VIBE

President's concert lives up to hype

The President’s Concert is usually characterised by a remarkable display of talent and awe inspiring performances, and this year was no exception.

The audience was left spellbound by the local dancers and singers who gave their best on stage. The first act was Moratiwa, a musical production by legendary singer Socca Moruakgomo. The musical is fun, hilarious, action packed, fast paced and emotional. Set in Botswana, the musical explores the dark world of ritual killings, which ar...

2nd December 2016


Makoriba drop their first album

2nd December 2016

Maghebula’s former dancers, Makoriba, have finally dropped their much anticipated first album after many years of of promising a special offering.


Mlesho rocks Lesotho at Ultimate FM Awards

2nd December 2016

Hlomela hit maker Mlesho is back in the country following his successful performance in Maseru, Lesotho this past weekend where he performed at the Ultimate FM Awards.


Ban T collaborates with SA artists on Naomi remix

18th November 2016

It looks like Baanthata ‘BanT’ Mokgwathi’s star keeps soaring higher and higher. The hip hop star who has been nominated in seven categories of the Yarona FM Music Awards (YAMA) 2016, has collaborated with South African artists, Benn Kamoto, known as ‘Gemini Major’ and Tshegofatso ‘Tshego’ Ketshabile, on the remix of his hit song, ‘Naomi.’ The media were invited to a listening session at the Pavilion bar on Wednesday afternoon last week and left those in attendance tapping their feet and nodding their heads.

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