The annual Maitisong Festival is set to take off this week 12 - 22 April. In its 31st year running, Maitisong Festival has proved to be the biggest arts festival in Botswana. With a varied and exciting line up of events, the Festival, once again, will bring brilliant home-brewed and international shows to provide an unforgettable experience for all!
Botswana’s unemployment crisis has thousands of faces, but it is the young ones that stick to memory.
There are those unemployed female graduates who have been reduced to smutty eight digits traded on cellular phones of lascivious louts au courant that their unchaste exploits are only one phone call and a few Pula’s away.
The young adult years can be risky, and a new survey suggests they may be especially risky for unemployed female graduates in Botswana.
It was a star studded affair in Kasane last week, 15-17 March, as the who’s who of the conservation industry gathered for the 2018 Giants Club Summit. From millionaire philanthropists to Hollywood stars, and producers of some of the world famous conservation documentaries. And the subject? Saving the wildlife especially theelephant.
Stanbic Bank Botswana and De Beers Group of Companies partnered with Tlhokomela Trust this past weekend in Kasane, co-sponsoring the Giants Club Summit Cultural Dinner aimed at showcasing some of Botswana’s favorite traditional cuisine and dance music.
High Court Judge Justice Lot Moroka has hailed Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a crucial player in development saying it has contributed to the development and progress of many economies. Moroka was speaking at the Mascom Botswana 20th anniversary celebrations held in Francistown at the weekend.
KASANE- Philanthropists, governments, and corporate leaders from Europe, China, the US and Africa this past weekend pledged more than $6 million for urgent action to protect wildlife habitats at the close of a key conservation summit.
Music has always played a very important function in mankind’s battle for emancipation. It is that decisive ingredient in the blend of strategies used by people to connect with the other world.
More women than men are entering the accounting profession – yet they are still outnumbered by their male counterparts in senior positions.
“Mongwe le mongwe oja e wagagwe”. This made in Botswana phrase is on the lips of most free spirited Batswana Millenials who are outwardly nonchalant and often smug about casual sex. The phrase basically translates to “You get yours, I get mine, and we’re good.”
It’s Saturday night and Neo, 25, is getting ready to go out. She pulls out a David Tlale dress, puts on a pair of fake Christian Louboutin heels, and throws her iPhone, keys and gloss into her Chanel bag before closing the door of her upscale rented apartment.
Five months following the crowning of the 2017 Miss World Botswana Queen Nicole Gaelebale, service providers at the pageant remain unpaid. Following their public appeals to get the Ministry Youth & Culture (MYSC) to pay for their services some local youth owned business are still being sent from pillar to post.
The conventional duo of pregnancy and marriage has evolved into a trio roped into the (in)famous bridal/ baby shower mix . Neither seems unable to proceed without an intimate but costly celebration.
Once bitten twice shy. Following an almost logistically disastrous event back in 2016 that saw music lovers complaining about overcrowding and stampede, the organizers have vowed to get things right this time around. As the ticket sales continue months after the doors were first opened, jittery spectators are beginning to press panic buttons, haunted by memories of two years ago.
Local fashion designer Mothusi Lesolle of the House of iZaura will be smiling all the way to Buckingham Palace in the United Kingdom as he has been selected to showcase his work on February 19th 2018. Lesolle was chosen alongside 52 other young designers from commonwealth countries last year October under the program dubbed ‘The Commonwealth Fashion Exchange.’
Click open the picture gallery of any hot blooded Motswana man’s smart phone and you are more likely to come across the picture of a sex doll than that of his girl friend.
He has got a softness about him. A shy, almost effeminate demeanor that screams ‘queer’. It was not until he expressed his long held crush for the beautiful doe-eyed Gabz FM producer
Old Naledi or Zola as the neighborhood is intimately called has over the years become a hub for all things pallet carpentry in Gaborone all thanks to a 15 month conviction of one man.
Danish author Karen Blixen once said ‘there is something about safari life that makes you forget all your sorrows and feel as if you had drunk half a bottle of champagne …bubbling over with heartfelt gratitude for being alive.’
“I have often given our visitors an opportunity to experience at least 15 minutes of the isolation and silence of the sparse landscape in order to get in touch with their inner voice. Some of them, especially New Yorkers, have come back to me crying,” Bart Vandpeitte.