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.
If you are planning a wedding or red carpet event with a vintage vibe, VINTAGE CLASSICS has the set of wheels to make your event picture perfect and memorable.
There is nothing to beat arriving in style – but regular luxury cars are passé and have been done to death – so vintage car enthusiasts will be turning heads by rocking up in 1920 and 30s wheels.
A medley of frenzied cheers, awe struck faces with jaws dropped to the ground and thundering hearts was the highlight of the night and a perfect way for songstress Mpho Sebina to close the 2017 round of Naked Soul Sessions. The cheery on top was her latest offering, NEO.
Unearthing the new economic gem.
That is the underlying message for the 2017 annual Botswana International Music Conference (BIMC). While the 2016 event placed more emphasis on grooming the less known faces behind the music such as artist managers, producers, engineers, and promoters, this year’s conference is more about maximising the benefi ts of the music industry as a whole.
Trust in the South African North West Province security system but please leave your bad luck behind when you cross the border. While the North West Provincial Government would do anything within their power to keep Batswana’s cars safe in South Africa, they cannot be held responsible for your susceptibility to bad luck.