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Mompati Tlhankane
  • BOMU P2million sponsorship divides artists

    Btv recently popped out P1.5 million while MYSC contributed P500,000 for the awards and as a result, a group of concerned artists took to the streets of Gaborone to mount an illegal protest which was cut short by the Botswana Police Services...

  • Mosweu drills models

    “We discussed the spirit of creativity, types of modeling, how models should dress, walk, posture, diet, physical education, personality development, runaway techniques, skin and hair care. We also discussed steps for one to become a successful...

  • Motsetserepa Dominates BOMU Awards Nominations

    Organisers of the awards, Total Music Group announced the nominees recently and Motsetserepa managed to show why he has not only become a top brand in comedy but in music as well. Motsetserepa was followed by MMP Family and Una Sell with four and...

  • COSBOTS blames artists’ frustration on lack of education

    This comes after recent outcries in the creative industry over a leaked document that revealed the amount of money some members and employees of COSBOTS earn. BOMU recently released a statement expressing concern over the failure of COSBOTS to give...

  • ‘Debbie with a T’ joins French Lion King Musical

    The accomplished vocalist will be an ensemble singer and an understudy for the role of Rafiki for a year. The 32-year-old auditioned for the part in Cape Town in 2019 and managed to secure herself a role in The Lion King which tells a unique tale and...

  • Miss Botswana unveils Top 30 contestants

    “The beautiful ladies were selected from 72 audition entries. The auditions were conducted online, a process prompted by the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic. After a thorough selection process, within the pageant requirements, and before a panel...

  • BOMU Slams COSBOTS

    BOMU’s concern comes shortly after members of COSBOTS expressed shock and dismay at a leaked document that revealed the amount of money some members and employees of COSBOTS earn. “Like a guilty thief they have been avoiding us since last year...

  • Fight far from over- Khama

    Khama was implicated in a case in which former Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) agent, Welheminah Maswabi was charged with financing terrorism, possession of unexplained property and false declaration of a passport. Justice Zein...

  • Butterfly malicious prosecution: A greater negative for Botswana

    Maswabi was charged with financing terrorism, possession of unexplained property and false declaration of a passport. The financing terrorism charge was dropped late last year and before Kebonang’s judgement this week, Maswabi was fighting to be...

  • Hlalele: The go-to-person for animation

    Arts & Culture: Tell us about your animation background. When did you start it?Hlalele: I received my first award in Fine Art when I was in Standard 2. Over the years through training and experiences, I honed and sharpened my skill, accumulating...

  • MYSC to stimulate the creative sector

    MYSC minister Tumiso Rakgare recently told Parliament that the project known as Stimulating the Creative Sector 2021 targets 342 artists and will begin during the course of the year.He said this program is focused on the visual arts categories of...

  • Frank de Painter’s art catalogue now available

    He revealed that Unorthodox Collection consists of 24 original paintings. He said the printed copies will be available very soon. “Unorthodox Collection it’s my fifth official collection. Art Of Mona Dilo, is my first collection where I just took...

  • Rez hopeful for a big break

    “The song also promotes the art of working together for a common goal. The new sound is set to be a cushion and embracing the light at the end of the tunnel,” he said.Rez added that his upcoming 6-tracked EP would be a swift opening to the album...

  • Rakgare Names 11 member Arts Council Board

    The overdue NAC of Botswana Act came into effect on September 17 last year but Rakgare only announced the board almost a year later. The board is led by a familiar name being, former CEO of Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO), Thabo Dithebe as...

  • BDF gobbles P204.5m

    The money is part of the P2.49 billion supplementary budget contained in the Financial Paper No. 1 of 2021-2022 that raised heated debate in Parliament on Wednesday. When presenting a statement on the supplementary estimates of expenditure from the...

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