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‘Audio & visual recording of court pro-ceedings vital’

Court of Appeal Judge, Isaac Lesetedi has said that courts ought to accept that allowing audio and visual recording in courts by the media may actually enhance its image in the public eye.


15th February 2016

Thabiso Mashaba, the innovator and social activist

15th February 2016

Thabiso Mashaba, or ‘Blak’, as he is popularly known by his associates, is a young man with big dreams and even bigger ideas. The innovative and resourceful 29-year-old’s passion for ‘being the change he wants to see’ in his society, has led to the establishment and subsequent success of the social enterprise, ‘These Hands’ organisation.

Khama to launch ESP in Machaneng village

15th February 2016

President Lt. Gen. Dr. Ian Khama will launch the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) in Machaneng village in the Tswapong/Ramokgonami constituency on Saturday 13th February 2016.

Thero the think tank who never realised his dream

15th February 2016

One of the most difficult assignments I ever had in my over two decades of journalistic practice was having to write an obituary of one of the greatest sporting personalities and think tanks this country has ever had, Thero Gaadingwe who was buried last Friday in Gaborone.

Don’t make a baby if you can’t support it - Masisi

9th February 2016

Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi has sent a strong message to would-be young parents to be ready for the responsibility that comes with child birth if they intend to take the plunge.

Only 8 farmers planted in Kubung

9th February 2016

Chairman for the Mogoditshane/Thamaga Sub Council, Duncan Ramasiagopana has expressed concern over the low number of farmers in his region who planted their fields during the ploughing season.

I can relate to how far we have come

9th February 2016

Dorcas Makgato, former Minister of Trade and now Minister of Health was born on 5th January 1966. This past weekend in Gaborone she celebrated her 50th birthday in a major way, holding nothing back. This 50th milestone meant a lot to her, it reminded her of the past and a time which she says was filled with ‘nothingness’.  

Matsha students unhappy with counselling boot camp

9th February 2016

Government through the Ministry of Education and Skills Development has enrolled Matsha Students who were involved in a car accident last year into a Boot Camp for six months at Molepolole College of Education (MCE).

The eccentric & first young Motswana to develop an Apple Application

8th February 2016

There is an app revolution going on and one 30 year old local and smart innovator understands this technological riot very well such that he breaks into a natural beam at the mention of the word ‘Tech.”

The sky is the limit for Lesetedi

8th February 2016

Standing at 1.8 metres tall Lesedi Lesetedi, is not just a towering lady, but has brains to match. These qualities have enabled her to conquer the world and become a true ambassador of both this country and the women fraternity.

Beware of false prophets - Moruti Lesole

8th February 2016

Christians have been warned to be on the look out for businessmen parading as men of God. During a recent interview with The Midweek Sun, retired Pastor Lesole Lesole of Pentecost Holiness Church in Kanye said that Batswana should focus on the true gospel of Christ that focuses on salvation and stop running after miracles, healing and prophecies.

No show for accused court official

8th February 2016

The Principal Bench Clerk in the Administration of Justice in Francistown, Patrick Gaborekwe, who is accused of stealing criminal dockets belonging to two convicted rapists, failed to appear before Regional Magistrate Mathaka Masilo on Friday.

Speaker apologises for technical glitch

3rd February 2016

Journalists had a shock of their careers at Monday’s Budget hearing in Parliament when their Press Gallery experienced a total shutout from the proceedings.


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