This is 13-year old Kelebogile Kebafitlhetse’s story

Kelebogile Kebafitlhetse was not only born into poverty, but as the eldest child in her homestead, the 13-year-old student at Mmanaana Junior School in Moshupa has to fend for her three siblings and an incapacitated mother.

15th August 2016

The Midweek Sun Mosadi Thari 50-day Challenge

15th August 2016

Tomorrow marks exactly 50 days towards September 30, the 50th Anniversary of Botswana Independence.

Roy Sesana mollycoddles with Govt

15th August 2016

Former leader of the First People of the Kalahari (FPK) Roy Sesana or Tobee Tcori in his native language, seems to be dancing a completely new song if information reaching The Midweek Sun from his Private Public Relations Officer is anything to go by.

Mayhem at Parliament

15th August 2016

This week was yet another dramatic one as police brutality took centre stage when the law enforcement officers clashed with unemployed youth and local journalists on Monday afternoon.


10th August 2016

A man who was shot to death nearly two weeks ago in the Englewood neighborhood has been identified as 41-year-old Mbiganyi Lashani, a West
Side resident and native of Botswana.


9th August 2016

The Botswana Movement for Democracy Youth League (BMDYL) has noted with disgust, shame and abhorrence scenes at parliament on Monday where young people of this country were attacked and shamboked by Botswana Police for demanding jobs.

A night of bliss with Joji Hiroto & the Taiko Drummers

5th August 2016

Ever heard of Taiko drum players before, nope?
Well, I didn’t either until last Thursday night when the Japanese embassy presented a drum festival at Westwood International School’s Mantlwaneng Theatre as part of a series of activities to celebrate the 50 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Botswana.

Jwaneng Bush walk attracts 800 people

5th August 2016

Jwaneng mining town was the place to be on Saturday when over 800 people participated in the Desert Bush Walk, Winter 2016.

I’m not Vee’s trophy wife - Kagiso

5th August 2016

Kagiso Sento (nee De Klerk) wants everyone to know that she is not Odirile ‘Vee Mampeezy’ Sento’s trophy wife.

All in Nelson Mandela spirit

5th August 2016

Hatsalatladi Primary School students and Kgothatso Day Care Centre children received an early Christmas present from the South African High Commission to Botswana after it donated shoes and groceries to them last week.

Y-Care boss runs for charity

5th August 2016

Y-Care Charitable Trust Chairman, Modise Koofhethile, is on a 422km run in aid of Cancer Association of Botswana, Diabetes Association of Botswana as well as various charities.

I will never join the BDP

5th August 2016

The newly elected Vice President of Botswana National Front (BNF), Reverend Dr Prince Dibeela has sent a chilling warning to Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) to stop recruiting their Member of Parliament for Goodhope-Mabule, Kgosi Lotlaamoreng.

Mokgware raps Ministers for shoddy performance

5th August 2016

Member of Parliament for Gabane-Mankgodi, Pius Mokgware has expressed disappointment at the poor level or answers that cabinet ministers provide in Parliament.

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