Sick, stick abortion

Two ladies who pleaded guilty to procuring an abortion recently narrowly escaped jail after Francistown Magistrate Dumisani Basupi gave them a suspended four-year sentence for the heinous crime.


27th March 2017

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Sparks to fly as Batlokwa, Govt fight over land

27th March 2017

Minister of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services Prince Maele is likely to cross swords with a delegation led by Kgosi Puso Gaborone next week Thursday when the two parties meet to deliberate over the ownership of land in Tlokweng.



Masisi buries Molefhi in BDP Women election

27th March 2017

Vice President, Mogweetsi Masisi’s camp surprised many when it rose from the ashes on Saturday in Maun to clinch 13 out of the 16 available positions at the party Women’s Wing congress.



Fractured BMD prepares for watershed elections

27th March 2017

Constituencies have expressed their interest to host troubled Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) elective congress expected in July this year.



Charma Gal’s ‘Mmokolodi’ song shared on social media is only a demo

27th March 2017

Charma Gal (Magdeline Lesolebe) has told The Midweek Sun that her new song ‘Ke ya Mmokolodi’, which her excited fans are currently sharing on social media, is nothing but a demo which is not yet mixed and mastered to perfection.



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Sick, stick abortion

Two ladies who pleaded guilty to procuring an abortion recently narrowly escaped jail after Francistown Magistrate Dumisani Basupi gave them a suspended four-year sentence for the heinous crime.

The two, Pearl David (20) and her partner in crime Boitumelo Basana (31) were convicted on 18 January 2017. Basana, an ‘amateur’ backdoor abortionist, by the magistrate’s estimation, had charged P200 to terminate David’s five-month old pregnancy.

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27th March 2017


Sparks to fly as Batlokwa, Govt fight over land

27th March 2017

Minister of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services Prince Maele is likely to cross swords with a delegation led by Kgosi Puso Gaborone next week Thursday when the two parties meet to deliberate over the ownership of land in Tlokweng.


Masisi buries Molefhi in BDP Women election

27th March 2017

Vice President, Mogweetsi Masisi’s camp surprised many when it rose from the ashes on Saturday in Maun to clinch 13 out of the 16 available positions at the party Women’s Wing congress.


Fractured BMD prepares for watershed elections

27th March 2017

Constituencies have expressed their interest to host troubled Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) elective congress expected in July this year.

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CEDA’s Mabogo Dinku splashes P2,4m on 243 Batswana

Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) has funded 243 individuals at the value of P2.4 million to date through its new Mabogo-Dinku product since September last year.

Launching the mobile offices on Thursday, CEDA chief Executive, Thabo Thamane said they are going to market the product in remote areas through the two new mobile offices in Mmathete. “It is our intention as CEDA to use these mobile offices to market our latest product offering, Mabogo-Dinku,” said...

16th March 2017


51 to be retrenched at Air Botswana

16th March 2017

The national airliner, Air Botswana will soon retrench about 51 of its employees, as part of the ongoing downsizing exercise that started late 2016.


Channel Islands launches in Botswana

16th March 2017

FNB Botswana has launched its first offshore transactional and investment account banking solution for premier and private clients, Channel Islands. 


Women entrepreneurs discuss business networking strategies

16th March 2017

Young Entrepreneurs Founder Moanamisi Gadiile believes that entrepreneurs are change makers who don’t love money but love learning and being able to sustain themselves.

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Moyo leads Police XI’s offensive

Former Gaborone United (GU) marksman Hendrick Moyo has received a new lease on life at BTC premiership outfit Police XI.

It seems like Moyo is just what the doctor has prescribed for Police XI after their   recruit led an impressive 3-1 assault on Mochudi Centre Chiefs. After sinking into a deep red sea of mediocrity at GU, Moyo has found the perfect platform to revive his fortunes with the Jungle Kings. 

The 28-year-old Tutume native has found his scoring form....

14th March 2017


Mamelodi at BFA’s mercy

23rd February 2017

Suspended Botswana Premier League (BPL) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bennett Mamelodi is now at the mercy of his employers after his bid to stop a disciplinary hearing was dismissed at the Gaborone High Court.


Botswana guarantees exceptional AUSC games

23rd February 2017

Botswana has around 22 months to organise the 8th edition of the African Union Sport Council (AUSC) Region 5 Under 20 games scheduled for December 2018.


No money but Magosi play well

23rd February 2017

Shenanigans off the pitch seem to persist at BTC premiership outfit Mochudi Centre Chiefs, however there seem to be progress in the field of play where it really matters.

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Tiyapo anticipated to enthral theatre lovers at the Maitisong Festival

In recent years, several talented young Batswana have taken their love for theatre to extraordinary heights.

Last year, theatre lovers were treated to a number of locally produced stage shows that were staged by the likes of Tefo Paya, the director and performer behind Morwa: The Rising Sun and Moduduetso Lecoge who chronicled the story about the many accolades and milestones that her grandmother, Dr G.K.T. Chiepe achieved in a one woman piece titled A woman of firsts.

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16th March 2017


Visual artist Ditshupo Mogapi reaches for the stars

16th March 2017

Ditshupo Mogapi is one of the most promising local artists in Botswana right now. Mogapi who hails from Ramotswa, was recently one of the two artists who exhibited their works at the recently held Wine & Art Picnic event held at The Venue is Mokolodi.


Maitisong Festival returns with a bang

16th March 2017

The annual Maitisong festival returns this April for another thrilling edition. The festival, one of the most popular events in the city, has for years been one of the platforms that fuses both local and international shows, giving arts lovers exciting nights of theatre, dance, poetry and live music.


Maun Rocks Music festival anticipated to be a ‘lit’ affair

16th March 2017

All roads lead to Maun this April for the inaugural Maun Rocks music festival. The event, which is organised by Medumo Entertainment, is pencilled to take place on April 14th boasts a 100% local artists line-up that showcases some of the hottest local acts.

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