Author

Mompati Tlhankane
  • Party on Wheels, a mobile nightclub

    The main music festival was held at Tashy’s Royal Gardens but it was the party bus, which gave revelers a memorable experience. Bush Train BW hosted the party bus in order to make up for an event that was cancelled in 2019.The Bush Train fiesta was...

  • The BCP hardly learns

    This was a second defeat for the BCP after losing Bophirima ward by-election in the Gaborone Bonnington South constituency in April.Many were shocked by the party’s decision to go at it alone again in Moselewapula subsequent to the results from...

  • Many Top Achievers unemployed

    The Top Achievers Programme aims to motivate young people to excel in their studies, gain recognition and learn at prestigious institutions locally and abroad.It gives students access to higher education so they can help contribute to the economic...

  • The determined, unyielding Keorapetse

    The Selebi-Phikwe West Member of Parliament (MP) was seen as a usurper and traitor by members of the BCP when he assumed the position of Leader of Opposition (LoO) in Parliament.The problem for the BCP national conference, which put the final nail on...

  • Patrons to enjoy party bus thrill

    The Bush Train fiesta was initially supposed to be held on December 14, 2019 but four days before the event, a north bound Botswana Railways Passenger Train derailed near Palla Road on the morning of December 10, 2019.Before the tragedy, the...

  • Parly launches BWSpeaks

    BW Speaks an online platform that serves to link Members of Parliament (MPs) digitally with citizens or constituents to voice their issues and be responded to. BW Speaks is set to bring constituents together from all corners of the country into one...

  • Masisi, Bangwato Royals daggers

    Theirs was to assist and guide the warring parties toward resolution of the problem. Bangwato royals or Khama’s uncles as they refer to themselves had hope that they will go down in history as the men who helped end the conflict between the once...

  • Saleshando ‘betrays’ Boko

    The two met ahead of the BCP’s national conference and the BNF’s elective congress held this past holiday weekend.Speaking after retaining his presidency on Tuesday night, Boko who also doubles as Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) president,...

  • 'BNF is victim of coalition arrangement'

    Boko was speaking yesterday during the opening of the BNF elective congress at Ba Isago University. Boko said the BNF, which has compromised a lot for the sake of unity, has worked tirelessly since 2012 and even worked harder to make sure that the...

  • Team Bucs 'neglects' BNF membership procedure

    Boko and Molatlhegi are currently contesting for the BNF presidency at the party’s ongoing elective congress at Ba Isago University.Speaking yesterday during the congress opening, Boko said Team Bucs, Molatlhegi’s campaign side, brought 100 forms...

  • Gloves off as Boko, Molatlhegi tussle

    The two-horse race has been a contest of speed and BNF delegates will finally discern where their calling is by choosing their preferred thoroughbred leader who will guide the party going forward.As delegates gear up for the congress tomorrow, it is...

  • BCP's quintet: Who is their master?

    The UDC legislators were divided over the caucus and this has since sparked a lot of chatter about who should be calling the shots between affiliated member parties of the UDC and the coalition itself.The UDC is a tri-party coalition between the...

  • Defiant BCP legislators suspended

    The members, who also include the newly appointed LOO Keorapetse, are Kenny Kapinga, Onneetse Ramogapi, Never Tshabang, and David Tshere. “The BCP central committee at its meeting held on July 12, took a decision to suspend you from the party with...

  • Declaration commits to bolstering democratic resilience

    The three-day international summit on constitutionalism and democratic consolidation in Africa was held at Avani on July 6-8 and is amongst others meant to counter the global trends of democratic backsliding and strengthen support for constitutional...

  • 'Flawed' Botswana still democracy model

    This was relayed by different speakers this week during the international summit on Constitutionalism and Democratic Consolidation in Africa held in Gaborone.The three-day summit, which started Wednesday and ends today, was co-hosted by the...

arrow up