American singer, songwriter Taalib Johnson, known by his stage name Musiq Soulchild or simply Musiq is the first international act to be confirmed for the fifth installment of the Gaborone International Music & Culture Week (GIMC) jazz festival scheduled for September.
Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Women’s Wing this past Sunday hosted a Mother’s Day Luncheon in honor of First Lady of Botswana Neo Masisi in Gaborone. When giving her welcome address Treasurer at BDP Women’s Wing Orefitlhetse Masire said Masisi’s role as the country’s first mother will ascertain their role in the structures and development of the nation.
X-Models recently hosted a boot camp as a way to reach out to aspiring models and prepare them for the ups and downs of the industry. Lessons on etiquette and professionalism were the order of the day. ‘’We want the models to be professional, have good manners, communication skills and punctuality,” said Leatile Motlhalamme, the event coordinator.
Redds Chill step Sundays youth in arts Exhibitions is a cultural experience where pop up art galleries, fashion, craft stores and other cultural attractions from all over Botswana are displayed. The last edition celebrated all aspects of arts, being black, the black culture and black excellence.
A play titled Easily Broken is set to be staged on June 1st in Francistown at a venue yet to be announced. Penned by up and coming Director, Tlhalefang Mokibe, the play is told through the eyes of a young Motswana and includes an array of sensitive themes such as abortion, xenophobia, suicide amongst many others.
Since ages past, 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.
Young Vibrant Motswana fashion entrepreneur recently visited Johannesburg to learn about how their blooming entertainment and fashion industry. His aim was learn how to grow his business via social media, networking and finding out about marketing agencies in South Africa that may be interested in using Botswana models for advertisement.
Major Moves Comedy will once again bring back Clive Chigubu to crack patron’s ribs with his 1 Man Show. Comedy fanatics will experience top notch entertaining comedy this Thursday, April 26 at Multicuisine Restaurant at Zambezi towers in the CBD.
Following a month long suspension the much anticipated 5th instalment of the Hamptons Jazz Festival returns this Saturday, April 28 at Duma FM grounds.
While travelling together on a comedy adventure, Ndumiso Lindi and Tumi Morake were asked by a customs official: “Are you married?” To which Ndumiso quickly replied: “Yes”, but realized the confusion in what he was saying and clarified: “But not to each other.”
“We are excited to be hosting Zakes Bantwini for the first time at a
Mascom Live Session and at Botswana Craft. Zakes is a singer, songwriter, producer and performer extraordinaire,” says a statement from Botswana Craft management. The South African will share the stage with Jujuboy.
A group of young girls gather around in a semi circle singing and clapping their hands while two of them are at the centre dancing around bare breasted and wearing nothing but their traditional skirt made of beads (makgabe).
Dozens of self -taught carpenters who recycle wood pallets and tyres along the Old Lobate road in a notorious neighborhood of Old Naledi are making a kill from their trade.
As you drive along the road between Gaborone Dam and Old Naledi there is a beehive of activities along the old Loabatse road which has been occupied by makeshift workshops owned by self-made carpenters .
If you party enough you have to at least know one. They spend their entire night going on about their business. Hardly shows much interest in the opposite sex. These are the guys who seemingly need no pointers on proper communication with women. For some reason they just choose to wait for the party to wrap up so they can play good Samaritans. And the target, drunk women.
Beijing, China: I turned a corner only to be greeted by charmed giggles from a short distance away. A soft voice and a faintly deep one. As I moved closer mumbles turned into audible words, not that I could decipher the Chinese. A young couple. Silhouetted under the dim night lights was a girl sitting comfortably on the boy’s lap as he planted his lips on her cheeks.
The piece is Choreographed by the award-winning choreographer and director Linda Lee Mhlongo, and produced by the UK based Oupa Mthimkulu, who is originally from Soweto in South Africa. The dance theatre work features the international performer, Sibusiso Kubeka, and the unparalleled talent of Andronica Maakamela who is a fresh graduate from East Rand School of the Arts.
While many Christians continue to emphasise on the exceptionality, the decency, and the need of marriage, things have radically shifted over the past few years as society continues to justify cohabitation as an absolute alternative to marriage.
If you are a gainfully employed Motswana then you know the drill: Once in a while you will receive a “please call me” SMS from a stranded cousin asking for money or you will be called to a family meeting where you will be asked to contribute towards the funeral expenses of a deceased uncle. That is if you are lucky.
The most popular franchise restaurants are their favourites. It is of course an opportunity to rub shoulders with the movers and shakers of city life. Wining and dining with the so called successful puts you up there with them. Or at least that’s how it looks.
Say pimp and switched on glossarists immediately think of a cheesy middle aged man donning a top hat, trench coat, walking stick and shiny pointy shoes which the urban dictionary aptly described as a Person into Marketing Prostitutes (PIMP). This is the archetypical image that prowled the American streets in the 90s.