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Leatile Motlhalamme is a recognisable face in the entertainment and fashion industry, and best known as an events manager and modelling agency director. He runs XModels Agency, which provides models for all kinds of events, from corporate, promotions to bashes. Most recently, he has been selected as one of the presenters for the second season of popular local entertainment show, Pula Power. But it is probably his blonde Mohawk complete with a long braid that always turns heads wherever he goes. We recently caught up with him at one of his monthly theme parties and asked:


18th October 2017

Comedians to crack ribs in Ghetto

18th October 2017

The Francistown 4th annual comedy night billed for Adansonia Hotel on the 27th of October 2017 will bring Botswana, South African and Zimbabwean comedians under one roof for a night of rib cracking moments. Among the local crop of comedians are Pheyo the Master who hails from Gaborone Botswana’s capital city, whilst Ghetto will be represented by Aromat, Maruza and Desire Etani to grab comedy bragging rights from their international counterparts.

Picnics and barbecues

18th October 2017

Each time I hear the word ‘picnic’, I get these wild childhood thoughts and I see a family in a garden that resembles the Garden of Eden, seated next to a basket filled with all kinds of juicy colorful fruits, as well as biscuits, cookies, wine and cornbread. I imagine adults with happy faces seated on a checked blanket and cheerful kids running around playing with kites. Olden day methods are less strict nowadays but they are still much into existence.

DJ Izzy is Stanbic Bank Achievers Campaign Ambassador

18th October 2017

Stanbic Bank Botswana has Tshepang “Izzy” Motsisi as a brand ambassador for the Bank’s Achiever Campaign. An extract of a press release from the bank reads, “Izzy is a prominent drive time radio show host, entrepreneur and entertainer. His radio career spans over ten years and he has spearheaded a number of charity events.”

BOMU president swindles Gospel Melody show winner of prize money

18th October 2017

The winner of this year’s Gospel Melody television show Mooketsi Gaontebale has been left in the lurch after the organisers failed to pay him his dues. The owner of the talent show Pagson Ntsie who is the current president of Botswana Musician Union (BOMU) failed to pay Ontebale his prize money of P100, 000 that he won through the much-publicised competition that aired on Botswana television.

Teenager takes trap music by storm

18th October 2017

Dintle Balole (16) of Oodi is aiming for the stars and is confident that he will rise to the top and shine among celebrated trap artists. Popularly known by his stage name DintleonTrack the lad recently unleashed his first trap offering titled No Sleep. As trap music fast penetrates the local music industry, the audience appreciates its ability to add a little spice to the original hip – Hop genre.

Amantle Brown and JujuBoy impress audience at Mrs. Botswana event

18th October 2017

The awesome duet of Amantle Brown and Jujuboy mesmerised the audience at the inaugral Mrs Botswana pageant with their eloquent single track ‘Follo’. Dressed in black, the two left the excited audience begging for more as they performed from the bottom of their hearts. Their dance moves also collated well with the beats of the popular and much adored song.

Beauty Pageant Director dumps Model at 11th hour!

18th October 2017

The National Director of Awaited Models Agency, who also serves as an affiliate of Mr. Oceans World, Segolame Kudumedi, has unceremoniously withdrawn Botswana representative Kabelo Makulwane from participating at the Mr. Ocean 2017 World final penciled for November 14th in Taiwan China.
Makulwane won the Oceans Botswana title early this year and that automatically earned him an opportunity to represent the country at the upcoming world event.

A o a mmona Vee? Wa baa tsile!

4th October 2017

Hitmaker explains controversial song

Next Best DJ Academy unveils new faces behind the decks

4th October 2017

Next Best DJ Academy recently held the Spring Music to prepare aspirant DJs for the world of entertainment, which coincided with the reveal of the top ten finalists of the Next Best DJ competition. Held under the theme, ‘Heels, Hats and Headphones’, the event attracted young women who are passionate about music and spinning the decks. But it wasn’t only about music as there were also empowering presentations. Otsile Nchingane spoke about financial management while Kelly Ramputswa, station manager at Yarona FM, who is also known as DJ Ms Kels, spoke about rising up the ranks in entertainment and how to get exposure. Entrepreneur and media personality DJ Tshepang Motsitsi, popularly known as DJ Izzy, inspired the participants when he made a presentation on how to stand out as an entertainer. To wrap up the talks was DJ Cupid who spoke about her journey in the entertainment industry and sharing pearls of wisdom on how to remain relevant. Next Best DJ Academy is a 100 percent and youth owned DJ school based in Gaborone. The school offers aspirant DJs with training, exposure, mentorship and management. The school aims to empower the next generation of leaders in the DJ industry and contribute towards professionalising the DJ industry in Botswana.

Seakane improve lives through physical training

4th October 2017

Tshenolo Seakane is a fairly dedicated young man who is fashioning his own legacy through the Amenzone tyre movement with a mandate of motivating inspiring and training people from schools to the entire community of Letlhakane where he was born and raised. Through his well-decorated and arranged fitness program, Seakane has managed to bring together the community of Letlhakane for training sessions at Letlhakane Bus Rank.

‘Music is my Business’ seminar to empower local artists

4th October 2017

Director of Association of Music Friends (AMF) Tony Petros is adamant that music is serious business and that artists should be accorded the opportunity to network and learn from each other. He said this is what would happen at the upcoming first ever music seminar slated for December under the theme, ‘My music means business.’ This first of its kind event will bring artists and music stakeholders all under one roof, noted Petros, who also said that the seminar would empower artists to take their craft seriously.


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