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21 May 2017

Coming home to a kitchen smelling like stewed rotten rodent, a choking pungent smell could only mean one thing, the lady of the house was on the cabbage soup diet. 

This was the ‘thing’ in the 90s when women indulged in one ingredient diets ranging from cabbage, squash to mangoes. 

21 May 2017

Taken on tour by the South African Tourism Agency, I was enraptured by the first ever stop we made at the Modjadji royal kraal, one of Limpopo’s best known tourist attractions. 

The kraal, located near the Royal Modjadji Nature Reserve, is home to a cycad forest that boasts some of the oldest and largest species of flora and fauna in the world.

21 May 2017

It was a night of glitz and glamour as the stars that are MMP family came out to shine alongside their renowned manager Zenzele Hirschfield at their video premiere. 

21 May 2017

During a press conference recently held in Francistown, the project coordinator and founder of Colastraw Records, Bonno Ngaka, popularly known as DJ Colastraw asked the media and Francistown residents to come in large numbers to support a cause larger than just a music festival. 

14 May 2017

Everyday Batswana continue to explore new opportunities to be a part of the economic diversification drive by finding new ways to generate income contrary to the normal means. 

Loungo Tebogo of Ba Hana Farmer’s Market tapped into the agricultural sector by providing a platform for local producers, farmers and consumers to meet under one roof for vigorous trade. 

14 May 2017

It was a chilly Saturday morning when members of Botswana Media and Allied Workers Union (BOMAWU) from all media houses across the country took a rare opportunity and travelled all the way to Serowe to celebrate and commemorate their profession in the name of World Press Freedom Day.

14 May 2017

There is nothing like home-made jam, especially if it infuses the delectable sweetness of an indigenous fruit such as morula. 

Blending different flavours with a base of the morula fruit, local company Maungo Craft are ideal for your culinary adventures. 

14 May 2017

Major Moves Comedy recently hosted the 5th Annual Heavyweight International Comedy Festival (HICOFEST) recently that brought together international and Botswana comedians.

14 May 2017

Egypt: Time seems to fly when you are having fun. I cannot believe I have been here for a fortnight already. 

This trip has been just what the doctor ordered.  Only now do I realise I have been stuck in a sluggish inertia since the beginning of the year. 

07 May 2017

On the evening April 27, fast moving fashion brand, Collezione, opened its doors in an official launch of the store at Airport Junction. 

Originating from Turkey, the shop offers clothing that reflects Turkey’s roots and creative style, and is the first to be opened in sub-Saharan Africa.

07 May 2017

EGYPT: It has now been a week since my eight-hour flight from the foot of Africa to the tip. I have been able to squeeze in a few trips around Cairo between the African Union of Journalists (AUJ) workshops and dinner time. 

07 May 2017

The winter months are the most valuable for many coffee shops as people tend to spend more money on the beverage during this season. 

Although many coffee lovers don’t stop drinking it in summer, they do tend to cut back in comparison to winter. With temperatures dropping more and more as we get further into winter, coffee shelves in stores hastily empty up. 

07 May 2017

On May 25, which marks the commemoration of Africa Day, locally produced Botswana documentary film, We Are All Blue, will premier on DStv’s Zambezi Magic.

Having embarked on the project since 2016, writer and award winning Broadway actor Donald Molosi says the documentary is an extension of the widely received book of the same title which was published in 2016. 

07 May 2017

“Life is not a rehearsal. You cannot rewind and replay it as if it is a tape recorder. Today is Wednesday and tomorrow it won’t repeat itself. As you are seated there you are writing your obituary. People should come to your funeral because of your significance, not because they knew your parents.” 

02 May 2017

At a young age of 24 years most young people are grappling with their lives after completing their undergraduate degrees but for Dr Musawenkosi Saurombe it is a different story.

On Tuesday she graduated with a PhD in Management Perspectives on a Talent Value Proposition for Academic Staff at the Northwest University in South Africa.

02 May 2017

It is exactly 24 hours since my record breaking 30-minutes SA 8459 flight from Gaborone to Johannesburg enroute to Cairo on Wednesday April 26. 

“Ladies and gentlemen it looks like we are ready to descend 30 minutes ahead of schedule,” the cabin announcement said.  A cue for me to down the glass of wine I had barely touched.  

02 May 2017

Publisher and renowned app developer Itumeleng Garebatshabe has secured landmark deals to get local music on the continental space.  

The deals, which include supplying content to MTN and Vodacom, will draw some needed attention to homegrown music and the musical talent we have in the country, he says.

02 May 2017

Former minister of health and renowned medico Professor Sheila Tlou will on April 27 be celebrated as the first winner in Africa of the Christianne Reimann Award at Masa Square Hotel.

27 Apr 2017

Footwear store Madison has just opened up at the newly constructed Game City west wing. 

Whether you are a bridal party, have a very important occasion to attend, a date with that special someone, or maybe you are just looking for an everyday size eight to five, the newly opened Madison - the Heart of New York seems to have it all .

27 Apr 2017

In light of Botswana’s rich history and the cultural metamorphosis of its landscape and its people, a collective of visual artists will unveil their new works on April 29 at Linnaeus, Sanitas Tea Garden. 

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