19-05-2013 - Thobo Motlhoka
For the eighth time since the first instalment of the continental reality television show, Big Brother Africa, Batswana will be waiting with bated breath to see who will be hoisting the country’s flag as housemates from the fourteen participating nations enter the house for the first time on Sunday May 26th.
As has always been the case, the identity of the housemates has remained a closely guarded...
19-05-2013 - Kali Muluzi
The idea took root after I watched an episode of the Steve Harvey Show where some American women, who prey on married men and define themselves as “professional mistresses” but reject the label “prostitutes”, were interviewed.
The show intrigued me, so I thought I should explore the concept here in Gaborone. It led me into a fascinating encounter with three beautiful women who lead steamy lifestyles...
19-05-2013 - Thobo Motlhoka
The Entrepreneurial and Cultural Pride Expo (ECPE) which was first launched in 2011 is back again for the third year running. The three day cultural exhibition event scheduled for August is the brain child of Thandi Phiri, a young entrepreneur whose aim is to facilitate access to markets as well as stimulating growth for small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs.
“We link this to the promotion of...
19-05-2013 - Sunday Standard Reporter
Its celebration time again! The 13th edition of the annual Orange Letlhafula festival will be held on Saturday 25 May at Botswanacraft.
Letlhafula is predominantly a food festival with a large variety of traditional foods found in Botswana. According to the organisers, food will be plenty as is the norm. With over 25 pots each with their own chef, Letlhafula is the place to discover and taste amazing...
12-05-2013 - Naledi Mokgwathi
Her Twitter bio says, “Mogul in the making” and without a doubt she is one of the promising young ladies who have the potential to be a mogul in Botswana and put Botswana on the map.
You probably know her as the voice that used to wake you up in the wee hours of the morning on Yarona FM. But she has since handed in the key on that one and, at the moment, she is not ready to discuss the issue.
12-05-2013 - Primrose Oteng
As a Christian, I live a very privileged life. Whatever I ask for in prayer, believing I have received it, it is mine! (Mark 11:24). The power of a believer is limitless; and it’s available for us to use at any time.
This week, I received miracles in several areas of my life. I will focus on one in particular: my healing. For weeks, I’d been suffering from heart palpitations and physically, I was...
12-05-2013 - Ruth Kedikilwe
Today, mothers across the globe will wake to breakfast in bed, flowers, gifts, hugs and kisses from their children and partners in commemoration of Mother’s Day - a day set aside every second Sunday of May to celebrate that person who rocks the cradle and to honour the meaning of motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society.
From conception till birth, a child is nurtured and...
12-05-2013 - Baboloki Semele
Condolences are in order to Setshogo family for the loss of their son, brother, and Uncle Kago Setshogo.
I have always been a fan of Kago and Gloria Kgosi off course, and I am not apologetic because I fondly fell in love with radio and television because of the duo. For now Gloria aside but the late KG on spot. The passing away of KG has brought nothing but pain and pending questions which I don’t...
09-05-2013 - Tsaone Segaetsho
Soon after the announcement of producer, songwriter, composer and Afro pop singer, Mr Tagg’s new talent search competition, Real Deal, the renowned producer of the local talent search show, My Star, Keabetswe ‘Master Dee’ Sesinyi, said he is not scared of any competition from any potential competitor in the talent show industry.
Even though it came as news to Master Dee when he was asked whether or...
09-05-2013 - Thobo Motlhoka
It was a drizzling Friday afternoon as I left the newsroom to board my commuter mini-bus. As is the norm on Fridays, I looked forward to that ice cold beer that would – albeit temporarily – flush away the burden of a stressful week gone by.
About six adults and a bunch of primary school pupils with their seemingly inflated backpacks were cramped up in the bus, four passengers on a seat for three.
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