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Old Mutual Life Botswana intends to shake up the local insurance industry

Old Mutual has officially launched its subsidiary Old Mutual Botswana Life Insurance Company with a goal to participate more meaningfully in growing the local economy and improve the lives of Batswana.


23rd March 2017

Hip Hop beef gets dirty

16th March 2017

Internet went on a frenzy last week when Hip Hop artist Sarona Motlhagodi, popularly known as Sasa Klaas went hard on her ex-boyfriend, fellow rapper Ted ‘Ozi F Teddy’ Phaphane on her new song titled, 24.

Nata-Gweta placed under health alert

16th March 2017

The rains have stopped and floodwaters are beginning to recede. However, in the Nata-Gweta area health officials are bracing for a public health crisis, warning residents to be on the alert for a range of diseases, from infections that can transmit in close quarters to mosquito and water-borne illnesses.

Guma, Olopeng money fail to win votes for Masisi

16th March 2017

Scores of Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) delegates from the Francistown region thronged Donga Community Junior Secondary School last weekend to elect their regional executive which will vote in the BDP July national congress.

Five die in Ghanzi after drinking Khadi

16th March 2017

The death toll of people who died after consuming Khadi at Qabo Settlement in Ghanzi District has risen to five this week.

BDP appeal for compromise in Central Committee elections

16th March 2017

Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is expected to lobby its members who are interested in contesting for various positions in the central committee to consider compromising.

BCP women seek 5000 signatures for petition

16th March 2017

Botswana Congress Party Women’s League (BCPWL) is planning to petition government over the continuing education crisis.

Govt. to face more teacher victories

16th March 2017

The celebrated High Court victory of teacher unions on Friday might just be the beginning of a bigger problem for the Botswana government.

Hlomela song lands Mlesho in court

13th March 2017

Song producer of the famous Hlomela song that scooped Song of the Year award last year, James Mujuru aka ‘Zolasko’, is demanding to be paid P5000 for programming the hit in 2015.

Jwaneng hit by STIs and worrying teen pregnancies

13th March 2017

Teenage pregnancy rate continues to increase and has become a growing problem for Jwaneng, according to District AIDS coordinator, Stella Keipeile. In a recent interview with The Midweek Sun, Keipeile noted that they are tasked with dealing with this challenge.

Stir over Venson-Moitoi’s AUC campaign expenditure

13th March 2017

Members of Parliament are expected this Thursday to discuss the budget for Minister of International Affairs and Cooperation, Dr. Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi’s campaign for the African Union Commission Chairmanship.

Knives out for BDP youth leader

13th March 2017

Newly elected Botswana Democratic Party National Youth Executive Committee is said to have hatched a plan to suspend its chairman, Simon Mavange-Moabi.

Ousted Deputy Mayor misses court appearance

13th March 2017

Former Francistown Deputy Mayor and Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) councillor for Moselewapula ward, Lechedzani Mudenga has failed to appear before Francistown Magistrate on Monday due to ill-health.


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