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Keletso Thobega
  • POSITIVE LIVING FROM BIRTH

    Tlotlo Lillian Moilwa is a 20-year old HIV/AIDS activist who has not allowed her status to define her. Moilwa advocates for young people living with HIV, and uses her own story in her activism. During World AIDS Day commemorations in Mochudi in...

  • Thabo Masilo judgement in June

    Judge Abednigo Tafa yesterday set the ruling in Thabo Masilo’s murder case to June 20, 2019. There was disappointment from the packed courtroom of the Gaborone High Court when Tafa called for a break and said the case, would resume in June for the...

  • On the importance of wills, marriages of convenience and the boggling entitlement culture

    I recently read some magazine article to the effect that late jazz icon Oliver Mtukudzi’s will states that he left everything to his wife and nothing for his children. I would later come across a social media post where a few people discussed...

  • P1million to get rid of ‘Sexanana’

    Government has set aside P1 million for use by Forest Conservation Botswana (FCB) to exterminate the invasive plant Sexanana or Prosopis Mesquite in the Kgalagadi area. The Kgalagadi District Council will conduct the project. The amount will be...

  • Botswana has only 3 registered patents

    Botswana-based research and innovation institutions have so far produced 14 diverse innovations and inventions. They include a foot and mouth diagnostic strip; drought resistant cowpeas and Signcoach computer application – all of which have been...

  • Model Olorato Erica going places

    Tall and slender with striking features, Olorato Erica Moalosi turns heads everywhere she goes. This unique beauty has graced True Love magazine, been the face of the Mascom derby, Fashion without borders and the De Beers Forever Mark Diamond...

  • On bad jokes, taunts and not sweating the small stuff

    Amidst the recent brouhaha of the ruling party presidential race, I came across a jibe at Mma V online that read, “A re go rileng yo pelekaneng matlho yo. She appears to have a form of strabismus called esotropia (‘cross-eyed’). I thought to...

  • KNOWLEDGE IS POWER

    Botswana’s creative sector is a key driver for economic drive and in order to fully exploit the benefits all stakeholders must be capacitated to be fully appreciative of all the aspects involved. One of those aspects which is still lagging in...

  • BATTLE OF THE DOCTORS

    A few days after she was confirmed as the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Parliamentary candidate for Gaborone Central, Dr Mpho Pheko is ready for what could be a fiery race of the intelligentsia. This is a constituency that was won from the...

  • Batswana should remain hopeful for HIV cure – BIUST lecturer

    Batswana should remain hopeful that a cure for HIV could be found. This was said by lecturer in stem cell biology at BIUST, Dr. Goabaone Gaobotse, on the backdrop of claims that a cure for HIV/AIDS had been found following global reported that a man...

  • Lobatse Clay Works receives P40 million cash injection

    There is a glimpse of hope for residents of Lobatse and surrounding areas as systems are in place to re-open Lobatse Clay Works following a financial boost. Operations at the company were halted a few months ago, on the back of allegations of...

  • Farming is a lucrative business

    More women and youth are need to develop interest in farming as a form of socio-economic upliftment. This was said by a passionate youthful farmer Pearl Ranna, who has made a name for herself by making farming “cool.” In a recent interview...

  • Talented singer Saltie spreads her wings

    Saltie might be new on the block but humble beauty with a golden voice is fast making waves in the music industry. This coming weekend she will share the stage with South African gospel giant Dr Tumi at Bojanala Waterfront, at a not-to be-missed...

  • Foodie entrepreneur makes sphatlo fashionable

    Food is art and can be a means to eke a decent living. One young person who has capitalised on the yearning for wholesome soul food is Mopati Mapogo, who runs Munchies Cafe in Francistown, which specialises in serving sphatlho, or kota, as it is also...

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