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Breezing through

After his stint on Big Brother Africa, which was part of his grand plan to venture out of Botswana to explore the African market, Zibanani ‘DJ Oneal’ Madumo (36) was able to attract the attention of the audience he wished for.


27th November 2015

Malawian Judge sues SADC for P4million

27th November 2015

A Malawian high court judge, Charles Mkandawire who was formerly employed by SADC as the Registrar of the SADC Tribunal is suing the SADC for terminating his employment contract last year.

SADC suspends Leefa Martin

27th November 2015

The SADC Executive Secretary, Dr Stergomena Lawrence- Tax has suspended the Secretariat head of Public Relations, Head of Public Relations at SADC Secretariat, Leefa Penehupifo Martin, was last Thursday suspended for three months.

God smiles at America but frowns on the Adventists

27th November 2015

Her Majesty Queen Esther - Prophetess of the Most High and Heaven’s Watchdog - is convinced that the United States of America has finally found favour with God, who is smiling down on the world superpower but is frowning on the Adventists.

No Omang, no food

27th November 2015

A young Mosarwa woman from Maposa village in the Nata area is currently living in poverty and squalor because she has no national identity card to enable her to access government welfare programmes.

Merck donates mini lab to Ministry of Health

27th November 2015

Mobile compact labs (mini lab) to detect counterfeit and substandard medicine will improve structures for drug monitoring, and ensure that health care is improved in Botswana. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health Shenaaz El Halabi said this when receiving the mini lab donation from Merck Group, this past Friday in Gaborone.

Air Botswana fires GM, Board

27th November 2015

Government has parted ways with both the National airline- Air Botswana’s general manager and its board of directors on Tuesday afternoon, The Midweek Sun can reveal. At the time of going to press, it was not clear what could have led government to take such a bold step in the history of the troubled airline.

Families of deceased students hurt by Facebook photos

27th November 2015

Facebook users are urged to be sensitive when it comes to posting photos of dead people before their families have been informed. This follows a recent horrific incident involving a truck accident that killed seven Matsha College students and left others in a critical condition.

Maele steps up land repossession crusade

27th November 2015

Prince Maele – the Minister of Lands and Housing - waxed lyrical before the special full Council meeting of the  Francistown City Council on Friday that President Ian Khama had commended him for reclaiming undeveloped land for reallocation.

Mathangwane’s ‘fallen cloud’: A bad omen or lucky charm?

27th November 2015

The jury is still out in the usually sleepy village of Mathangwane, outside Francistown, where multitudes gathered last Friday to see a ‘cloud’ that had literally fallen from the sky the previous day.

The Deaf Community encouraged to interact

26th November 2015

It has been established that deaf pupils learn and grow better in an environment where they can interact with other colleagues and the rest of the community on a daily basis.

Prosecutor says Guma’s lawyers delaying case

26th November 2015

The state prosecutor in a corruption case against transport Company - IRB Transport - owned by Member of Parliament for Tati East, Moyo Guma, has accused the defence lawyers of delaying the completion of the investigations.

Gaborone youth rap MYSC, CEDA

26th November 2015

Gaborone based youth have singled out the turnaround time for funding of their projects and the lack of attention to the Arts by the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture (MYSC) as the main hindrances they face. This emerged during an interactive session between the MYSC minister, Thapelo Olopeng and Gaborone based youth at the National Youth Centre in Gaborone. Senwelo Mere, a tailor who specialises in curtain making, complained that her application for funding has never been responded to.


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