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23 Aug 2018

Tsodilo village will on the 1ST September be a hive of activity as it will be hosting the first ever heritage challenge walk themed “Walk for Rural Development”.

Speaking recently UNDP Sustainable Land Management (SLM) coordinator Innocent Magole said the walk, which is planned to be an annual event, will be in two categories of 15 kilometers and 31 kilometers.

20 Aug 2018

The cell phone has been blamed for ruining a number of relationships and marriages. However, some couples seek to foster trust by not being overly protective about access to their phones by their partners. It all starts and ends with the password. Is sharing passwords a litmus test for our relationships?

20 Aug 2018

William Shakespear’s famous question, “what’s in a name?”seems to have taken a new urgency for most who wish to stand out from the crowd.

What do you do when you want to name your child Olivia but it's one of the most common names around for girls? You name your child Aliviyah instead. Anything unique to set your child apart.

20 Aug 2018

Following Yvonne Chaka Chaka’s show at the Botswana Craft a fortnight, I have come across an article or two that sing praises for the once popular Princess of Africa. Granted, it must have been nostalgic for some of the revellers to attend her show; some possibly for the first time.

16 Aug 2018

Barclays Bank of Botswana recently handed over a P338, 000 contribution to the Kuru Development Trust to facilitate bringing the Kuru Dance Festival 2018 to life.

16 Aug 2018

For a nation that declares itself loving, peaceful and accepting, Batswana can be small-minded bigots at the best of times, our guest contributor Tanlume Enyatseng writes.

16 Aug 2018

Thebe Rabogatsu, known by his stage name as ‘Young Prince’ is a young Motswana recording artist who has been gaining attention in Botswana's music industry. At just the age of 19, he has a hit song playing across various radio stations, has been nominated for awards, and has performed at various venues across the country. 

16 Aug 2018

In a bid to give women a voice, a young local entrepreneur, Laone Ramatlhape says she is about to add a feather in her cap by hosting her own online talk show discussing socio-economic issues affecting women in an edutainment manner.

10 Aug 2018

US legendary soul group The Temptations performed at the Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC) this past Saturday August 4 alongside Tshepi Live, Louis Mhlanga, Moroka Moreri, and others.

10 Aug 2018

On August 9th book lovers in Gaborone will be treated to the second Gaborone Book Festival (GBF) Trust quarterly book night. This book night will be headlined by celebrated authors, Zukiswa Wanner who is based in Kenya and Niq Mhlongo based in South Africa.

10 Aug 2018

‘Ballet Princess’, a collaborative show that features 23 dancers from the Dance Trust on Norway and five seasoned ballet dancers from Durban, South Africa will open on Saturday 25th August. The show will run until Sunday 26th and the group will perform excerpts from Accidental Murder, Romeo and Juliet among other acts which have been influenced by William Shakespeare.

10 Aug 2018

Kabelo Morokotso, is a Motswana artist with a passion for designing and building robots. He has been building them since 2016, and was inspired to make them after watching a science-fiction robot movie with his two sons in 2013. A desire then burned in him to create ‘Botswana’s first robot,’, and a few years later he turned this dream into a reality.

05 Aug 2018

Former President Festus Mogae, ever the liberal democrat thought he could put an end to the cat and mouse chase between the police and sex workers by legalizing prostitution.

05 Aug 2018

Most Batswana young adults usually trade stories about severe beating (or beatings) they received as child ren at the hands of parents or other family members, in the name of “discipline.

05 Aug 2018

The use and abuse of women in Botswana took a gruesome turn when the dawn of a new week, month and season came with the discovery of a body of a young woman who had had her head severed off. Not a scene from the fictitious television drama Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) but a grotesque reality that happened Tlokweng (Just outside Gaborone).

03 Aug 2018

The first annual Rail Park Mall Unplugged Comedy Knockout Festival held at Rail Park Mall’s Food Court on Friday, July 27 lived up to expectations, comedians leaving the audience in stitches.

03 Aug 2018

Masa Square Hotel in Gaborone recently hosted participants in Mmokolodi Nature Reserve as part of their Fashion Mentorship Programme ahead of the upcoming fashion show, scheduled for October 20 later this year.

03 Aug 2018

The annual Lady Khama Charitable Trust Fun Day took place at the Botswana Crickets Association Oval this past Saturday, July 28th. The event attracted a large crowd, and had a line-up of various activities such as a cycling competition, prize giving and an obstacle course. It was hosted and organized by The Lady Khama Charitable Trust.

03 Aug 2018

If we travel to places just for the sake of them being new to us then we’ve missed the point of it all. Miriam Beard could not have put it better when she said “travel is more than seeing of sights; it is a change that goes in deep and permanent in the ideas of living.” That’s what I thought when I sat down to reflect on my trips to Shanghai.

03 Aug 2018

Jwaneng was the place to be this past Saturday as an estimated 3000 walkers from all over the world descended upon the diamond-mining town, eager to start the 4th installment of the Desert Bush Walk. This was a significant growth from the 2,100 walkers that participated in 2018. The walk took participants 15 and 30 kilometers into the unforgiving difficult sandy desert terrain.

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