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TSWANELO HOSIA
  • Kwa Isong Cultural Festival tomorrow

    Kwa Isong Cultural Festival was once a favourite family outing held annually, with the last edition in 2019.The advent of COVID-19 and an unfortunate burning down of the lodge’s restaurant and bar meant Kwa Isong Cultural Festival was not held in...

  • Police shed further light on fatal shooting of DJ Sumbody

    The family confirmed his death in a statement, saying details surrounding his demise could not be released as investigations were under way.Police spokesperson Col Mavela Masondo said police received a complaint about a shooting incident at the...

  • Lymphedema

    It most commonly affects the arms or legs, but can also occur in the chest wall, abdomen, neck and genitals. Lymph nodes are an important part of your lymphatic system. Lymphedema can be caused by cancer treatments that remove or damage your lymph...

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary (COPD)

    Symptoms include breathing difficulty, cough, mucus (sputum) production and wheezing. It's typically caused by long-term exposure to irritating gases or particulate matter, most often from cigarette smoke. People with COPD are at increased risk...

  • Heart Disease

    Heart diseases include:• Blood vessel disease, such as coronary artery disease• Irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias)• Heart problems you're born with (congenital heart defects)• Disease of the heart muscle• Heart valve...

  • Adult Obesity Causes & Consequences

    Behaviors can include physical activity, inactivity, dietary patterns, medication use, and other exposures.Additional contributing factors include the food and physical activity environment, education and skills, and food marketing and promotion....

  • Problem gambling in focus as Botswana hosts global meet

    This is to ensure industry monitoring and facilitate counselling and education for the affected. Botswana has won the bid to host next year’s conference and benefit from key interactions with advocacy committees at the IAGR, enjoying support and...

  • Liz Truss resigns as prime minister after just 45 days in the job

    Ms Truss was elected by the Tory membership in September, but she lost authority after a series of U-turns.In a brief speech outside Downing Street, Ms Truss said the Conservative Party had elected her on a mandate to cut taxes and boost economic...

  • MTF Academy celebrates the next generation of African storytellers as the Class of 2022 graduates

    This was made clear at the MTF Academy’s annual graduation event – where 57 students across three academies in West, East and Southern Africa demonstrated the calibre of talent that exists in Africa.Through their hard work and dedication, they...

  • Just Sex: sexual health, wellness event returns

    Just Sex is an idea emanating from the annual Women's Etiquette Brunch event and was first held in November 2018.While the consensus could be that Batswana are conservative people who cannot or choose not to speak openly about sex, this event has...

  • Iconic Chiepe turns 100 years

    DR Chiepe was born in October 20, 1922. She is a former politician with the ruling Botswana Democratic Party and diplomat. She was Botswana's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Nigeria. Dr Chiepe was also an ambassador to West Germany,...

  • What Causes Bad Breath?

    It's no wonder that store shelves are overflowing with gum, mints, mouthwashes and other products designed to fight bad breath.But many of these products are only temporary measures because they don't address the cause of the problem.Certain...

  • Jehovah’s Witnesses resume house-to-house preaching

    The door-to-door preaching that Witnesses are known for around the world was suspended in March 2020 as a safety precaution to stem the spread of COVID-19.For most of the last two and a half years, Witnesses have remained closed globally due to the...

  • Latty switches to Amapiano

    It is already making airwaves both locally and internationally. The tune is one of the songs from his upcoming album, Gabz City’s Boyfriend to be released in the foreseeable future. The single, which features South African natives Mgiftoz SA and...

  • The futility of oppression in Iran

    Tahirih lived during the Qajar Dynasty, when women were ignorant, illiterate, and kept hidden from the public gaze – a milieu marked by totalitarianism, dogmatism, and unquestionable patriarchy in its most severe forms.Tahirih's intellectual...

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