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  • Countdown to GIMC fest

    The annual multi disciplinary event, which is held in Gaborone every first week of September, marked its return after an 18 months absence due to COVID-19 in December 2021, with the Champagne Picnic.That was followed with a new event on the stable on...

  • President’s Day Competitions get new name

    The competitions were introduced to empower local artists as well as ensure the arts are recognised as a sector that can become a source of livelihood for people and contribute meaningfully to the diversification of the economy.The competitions were...

  • Tlatsa Lebala returns with a twist

    In an interview with Arts & Culture, Kast said this time around, the race would be in a form of a competition with a grand prize of P50 000 up for grabs.He explained that although they are yet to reveal the dates for the commencement of the race,...

  • Chiefs settle for Play-off

    The visitors needed to win their last game with a higher margin of goals or hoped that rivals Holy Ghost dropped points for them to get the automatic promotion to the elite league as the two teams played the last game level on 42 points, but Holy...

  • Holy Ghost's title charge suffers dent again

    The two sides will now battle it out for automatic promotion in their last games, with the sides level on 42 points, although Holy Ghost still has a superior goal difference. "I'm confident that we will be promoted to the Premier League. We...

  • Gov’t goes after artists over COVID-19 funds

    In a move that has allegedly shocked the artists and the industry, the Ministry of Youth, Gender, Sport and Culture has notified some artists who are on government payroll to return the money they received through the Botswana Unified Revenue...

  • Brush Night with Wilson Ngoni

    The event branded ‘Brush Night with Wilson Ngoni’ is billed for Gaobrone on August 13, 2022, a day before Ngoni’s birthday on August 14. The ‘Brush Night with Wilson Ngoni’ will present Ngoni as a multi-talented creative, as it comes in...

  • Quartet mounts art exhibition

    On display is an array of equally stimulating and inspiring artworks by the four local artists from different backgrounds. Open Spaces presents a unique combination of ideas and collaboration that can inspire. Further, the exhibition showcases a...

  • Gov't 'defiance' of court orders irks PAC

    PAC member, Mephato Reatile lambasted government last week for failure to comply with several court orders in cases it had lost against public officers.Reatile, who was the acting chairperson at the Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs appearance...

  • Gov't to embrace transgenders

    In what could be a progressive move, government will at least by July next year table an Amendment Bill of the Births and Deaths before Parliament in a bid to harmonise laws concerning transgender people.Chief State Counsel at the Ministry of Labour...

  • Cresta Riley's gears up for Letlhafula

    While Ngamiland area is known for its tourism attraction, Cresta Riley’s has come up with an event that has over the years added to the vibrancy and diversity of the social and leisure offerings in the area to compliment the tourism sector.Area...

  • Revellers to enjoy galore Setapa moves

    The event, which is the first of its kind to take place, will bring together some of the crème de la crème of Setapa traditional dance groups in Kweneng. Among the traditional groups that will thrill revelers are Dibini from Semarule,...

  • Young star drops single

    The song, which was produced by Rulebizzy and recorded at HoodRecords, was released at the end of April. Thintee told Arts & Culture that the single is a motivational piece that encourages people not to give up on their dreams no matter the...

  • FNBB’s Bodiragatsi Jwane more than just a competition

    This came to light recently during the initiative’s talent show and prize giving ceremony, as 30 young creatives across different arts categories displayed their various talents to compete for the ultimate prizes there to be won.The arts categories...

  • Gov't muzzle frustrates 'toothless' Ombudsman

    The 59th meeting of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) members was recently shocked when the acting Ombudsman, Dudu Leinaeng revealed that they only have 20 investigators to execute their mandate.To add to this, she said some ministries and departments...

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