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Nnasaretha Kgamanyane
  • I'm not in it for the prize- Chombo

    Chombo was speaking at a press conference in Gaborone today. “One thing I believe I have been very vocal about to the organisation and the girls when I joined Miss Botswana was that it truly was not for the prize, it truly was not for the money. It...

  • ‘The woman of many firsts’ turns 100

    Chiepe was born on October 20, 1922. She is a former politician with the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) and a renowned diplomat, having been Botswana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Nigeria as well as an ambassador to the then...

  • Lesego Chombo wears P150k Miss Botswana crown

    To put cherry on top of her win, Chombo won a diamond crown worth P150,000 designed by La Callaway and manufactured by KGK Diamond.The crown was inspired by a sorghum head that is also Botswana's staple food. Chombo, who is also a professional...

  • MRI Botswana launches Prime Connect contact centre

    MRI Botswana’s Prime Connect is the first Botswana-based contact centre to field international calls in Botswana, a service known as Business Process Outsourcing (BPO).Speaking at the launch, the Minister of Communications, Knowledge and...

  • Naked Soul Picnic brings Gabs first daytime music fest

    Even though many start during the day and some in the mornings, many performances start very late until the next morning. However, the upcoming Naked Soul Picnic is looking to break the norm.The event will take place at the Gaborone Club in Village...

  • Rainbow Pride Fest raises LGBTQI+ community awareness

    Artists who will perform at the event include Casper the DJ, Shanti Lo, Khoisan, Ancestral Rituals, Lizibo, Raptured Roots, Ms Laura and DJ Khole.The hosts for the day are Lebo Molax from South Africa, Feddie Pro and Gabs Diva.Addressing the media,...

  • Fashion talents win Mr Price internship

    Three very talented fashion designers from Botswana and South Africa have secured themselves an internship with Mr Price Group that would be taking place in Durban, South Africa.They include Thando Piliso from South Africa, Lukundo Sipemba whose...

  • Differently-abled and following their dreams against the odds

    All the discrimination, funny stares and gossip forces many families to hide their children who are living with disabilities, in a bid to protect them from being bullied by the public. The attitudes are sometimes the result of cultural norms and...

  • Mokgethi gets award

    This comes after she was nominated recipient of the 2022 Dream, Speak Up, Stand Up (DUSUSU) Foundation award based on her outstanding performance in issues of gender equality and development in Botswana whilst serving as the Minister of Nationality,...

  • Modern Tswana to launch Fashion Week

    However, the main event (Fashion Week) is set to commence in May next year. In an interview with the founder and creative director of Modern Tswana Fashion Week, Nchidzi Chikumo, the main event will be hosted for seven days. He urged the public to...

  • Local dancers bring home prizes

    The dancers are under a local dance company, Mike n MsTi Dance Company that offers dance classes for both adults and children. The young dancers managed to win medals and trophies. In an interview with Arts & Culture, the company’s co-director and...

  • Cooler Box Lifestyle Picnic back

    “This is an idea that was brainstormed and initiated earlier this year around March in Kanye, Botswana. It is supposed to be held every last Saturday of each month. The aim is to help grow our local acts. It is also to promote and elevate Kanye...

  • Kgosi Malope II ties the knot

    The wedding kick started at the Kanye main kgotla where all cultural wedding procedures were done.This is where women in shawls (dijale) sung and danced in celebration of their new queen.The wedding could not be complete if they did not sing songs...

  • Miss Hope pageants crown four queens

    The pageantry had four categories namely Little Miss Hope, Pre-teen Hope, Teen Hope and Miss Hope.The queens include Amantle Pheto who won Little Miss Hope; Pre-teen category won by Katlego Matheakgomo, Teen Hope won by Kgarebe Champi and Miss Hope...

  • The Urge Promotions hosts Tarz-B promotion fests

    Urge Promotions is an artist promotion and event management business founded by Ophadile Gofhamodimo. It was registered into a business early September 2022.In an interview with Arts & Culture, Gofhamodimo said their business is currently managing...

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