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Batswana not keen to donate blood

Only one percent of the national population donates blood, but research by the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows that about 80 percent of people worldwide will need blood at some point in their life.


23rd June 2016

Opposition Youth want Julius Malema’s visa listing lifted

23rd June 2016

Botswana’s opposition youth leaders who hold South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema in high esteem want his name removed from the Visa list.

BCW auctioned to highest bidder

23rd June 2016

It never rains but pours for Miss Botswana pageant holder - Botswana Council of Women (BCW).

Manyapetsa offended by the ‘purchased’ tag

23rd June 2016

Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) activist Lotty Manyepetsa has taken a swipe at his former colleague, Tumiso Rakgare, who is the president of the Botswana Congress Party Youth League (BCPYL) for picking him out as a purchased activist.

Engagement: A partner on ‘lay-bye’ or a necessary step before marriage?

23rd June 2016

Lately it has become common for couples to be engaged prior to a marriage. Several years ago, it was largely unheard of but nowadays the trend has gained traction.

Tibone’s suspected robbers denied bail

23rd June 2016

Robbers who broke into the house of former Minister, Charles Tibone and stole goods amounting to thousands of Pula were denied bail again this week for the second time.

The Sebina saga - A clarion call to parents

23rd June 2016

Some call it a measure of some new-found social consciousness. The more spiritually conscious consider it a sign of the end times. Academics aside, the recent spate of revelations of instances of sexual abuse of underage girls by older and, in most instances, financially powerful men serves as a clarion call to parents, especially of the girl child, to up their parental skills.

Diamond Divas help girls find purpose in life

22nd June 2016

As girls navigate adolescence, they face the challenge of moving through physical, psychological, sexual, and emotional development with a healthy sense of self -intact.

Living in poverty

20th June 2016

Waitse Makgolo’s story is sad and unfortunate, but among many young people living in Sese, her story is not unique. Sese is a small settlement in the South Central region, 15 km from Jwaneng, with a population of just over 2000 people.

Facing cancer from under a mask

20th June 2016

Facing your own immortality is a reality that no 24 year old should have to grapple with but for Lebani Mazhani, it is all she has had to deal with since her world was turned on its head when she received her cancer diagnosis.

‘Leave’ - Domkrag youth orders Richard

20th June 2016

The newly elected Botswana National Front Youth League (BNFYL) President, Khumoekae Richard could lose his source of income as Administration Officer if his counterpart at the ruling Botswana Democratic Party, Andy Boatile wins the ear of the Parliamentary Clerk.

Local LGBTI community reacts to Orlando

20th June 2016

The local Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community has responded with shock and solidarity following the mass killings at a gay nightclub in Orlando, United States over the weekend.

Case of the ex: the good, the bad and the ugly

20th June 2016

The ink has hardly dried on his divorce papers but it seems like he has moved on.


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