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Keletso Thobega
  • Botswana Creative Business Cup winner, Mmono joins global comp. in Denmark

    Botswana Creative Business Cup Nicolette Chinomona says that government should channel funding and business support among youth towards the creative industry instead of focusing on traditional sectors. This year’s winner of the cup is Lebogang...

  • Excitement mounts ahead of inaugural Gabs Book Festival

    It is all systems go for the inaugural Gaborone Book Festival (GBF), which will be held from the 21-22 September 2018 at Maitisong. The two-day book festival will feature panels, talks, readings, conversations, book chats, book launches and book...

  • G-west community reunion-walk a resounding success

    Multitudes turned up for the Mosengwaketsi community walk and braai session this past Saturday in Gaborone West. The walk was held in the morning and was preceded by football games and a braai session that went on until late in the...

  • Local artistes steal the show at GIMC concert

    La Timmy gave his best as usual and set the mood a notch higher with his upbeat sounds.Meanwhile, Boogie Sid took the crowd way back with a set reminiscent of the early 2000s. Robbie Rob and Brando also gave a fun set that had dancing along....

  • Third annual Nama Festival expected to be a bigger affair

    The third annual Nama Festival will be held in Lokgwabe, Kgalagadi North on 31 August and 1 September 2018. This year’s instalment will be held under the theme, Cultural inheritance: gateway to Identity. The festival, hosted by the Nama...

  • Workplace politics and “bully” bosses

    Earlier this year I attended a seminar on wellness and the workplace and one panellist remarked that bullying is wide in workplaces. The panellist noted that bullying negatively affects many employees’ health and insinuated that bosses are often to...

  • Embattled BOMU needs forensic audit

    The legacy of Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU) is being tampered with and founding members Duncan Senyatso and Spencer Sekwabale are turning in their graves over this. Former BOMU committee member Seabelo Modibe said this in an interview with The...

  • Financial education should start from childhood

    Teaching children about the value of money and importance of healthy financial management would improve their quality of life, says business consultant Vusi Jamal. He spoke to The Midweek Sun following the launch of his book ‘The Making of A...

  • Thobo Cultural Festival to rock Knockduff Festival

    All roads lead to Lobatse plantation this Saturday for the annual Thobo Cultural Festival which is back with a bang after a break. The Thobo cultural festival is a celebration of diverse cultures. According to one of the organisers Tshepo Thedi, the...

  • Court denies ‘lawyers’ 700 confiscated files

    Broadhurst magistrate Tshepo Thedi recently dismissed an application by alleged fake lawyers Admire Ngwenya and Meshack Nyakswa to have about 700 files returned to them. Ngwenya and Nyakswa, who both operated from Ngwenya Attorneys and Associates,...

  • BOMU descends into full-scale war

    A storm is brewing at Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU) following a ruling that Pagson Ntsie is not a legitimate chairperson for the music body. The Registrar of Societies passed the ruling this week. Arbitration award documents between Phemelo...

  • Jazz artist refutes sexual harassment claims

    Local jazz artist Phemelo ‘Fresh’ Lesokwane has rubbished claims that he solicits sexual favours from female artists. Over the weekend, this journalist received a voice note via Whatsapp from a man who later identified himself as Thabang. On...

  • Basarwa in Boteti demand their ancestral land back

    Basarwa in the Boteti area are disgruntled that they have been kicked off their ancestral land without any consultation or compensation.  Since December 2017 there have been land displacements that have not only confused the residents but also taken...

  • Letso breaks the mould and tells stories through a lens

    Letso ‘Lets’ Leipego has over the years cultivated and refined his artistic talent through drawing, painting and photography. The prolific photographer tells Vibe that he makes art because he wants his inner voice to be heard. “Everyone has a...

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