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Amanda Dichabe
  • Designer teen twins impress fashion fanatics

    The twins from Kgaphamadi were the opening act at the show.  Their brand, Alittes Designs, inspired people of all different characters who came to witness, what the new designers had to offer. Their designs had a lot of slick African print and...

  • Chiepe appeals for care for the elders

    The former cabinet minister was speaking during the seventh University of Botswana Walk and Health Care fair, which was held under the theme ‘Living Better and Longer Beyond 50’ in Gaborone recently. Chiepe said the government efforts...

  • Batswana flock to SA despite xenophobic attack fears

    An immigration officer at Tlokweng border gate, Kedumetse Lepang stated that they have registered a consistent number of Batswana who are crossing over to South Africa. “Since last week Wednesday 15 till April 20, 2015 we have registered grand...

  • New Era committed to offering skills necessary needed in market

    Speaking at the inaugural graduation of New Era College in Gaborone yesterday, he said one factor was that supply of skills is not driven by demand from industry but on what institutions offer. “Industry must come to the fore and present its...

  • Comedy & Wine night slated for Workers’ Day

    The show will be headlined by Botswana’s heavyweights Bafana ‘Ribcracker’ Letsatsi and Oefile ‘Mawee’ Mokgware, from Major Moves Comedy crew, and top South African comedian Thapelo ‘Tips’ Seemise, also known...

  • Forget about beach party in Tlokweng

    Last year, the event was moved to Tlokweng from its traditional venue, the Lion’s Park, after the organisers overrode protests from Batlokwa tribal authorities through a last minute court order. However, Gaborone has sworn that the party ...

  • Land policy may hinder marriage – Mokgware

    Mokgware said if the motion were to be adopted without amendments, it would cause conflicts and raise major issues in the long term. He also said the policy was ambiguous and gender insensitive. Mokgware also said the policy did not recognise the two...

  • Efigy Productions to host mother-of-all fashion shows

    The fashion show themed ‘Crazy and Unconditional’ will be held in the city’s hottest and classiest place, Sky Lounge in Gaborone on April 25, 2015. The show will commence at 7pm and tickets for the event will be sold at Computicket...

  • Epilepsy, the misunderstood disorder

    You are much more impressed at the young man’s knowledge of financial matters and are eagerly waiting for him to say his next sentence when he makes some rapid hiccup-like sounds, foams at the mouth and clasps at the report before him, with all...

  • Motshwarakgole amongst TEEP beneficiaries

    TEEP is a multi-year programme of training, funding, and mentoring, designed to empower the next generation of African entrepreneurs. The three beneficiaries, Lerato Motshwarakgole of Generations fame, Mavis Nduchwa and Chokwe Goitseone, are among...

  • Phaladi steals Koch’s thunder

    Phenyo affectionately known as Master did not have to try hard to make the audience laugh their heads off. He started his performance on a high note. He came up on stage dressed in His Excellency’s favourite casual wear, cowboy hat and a...

  • Government to sponsor only those who have passed

    Despite the deteriorating performance of form five students this year, government has kept the notch up with an increase of two-points. For his part, Eugene Moyo said the cut off points variation that seems to differ year in and out is merely based...

  • PLWD to earn P300 – official

    Motingwa said in an interview that this policy would commence on April 1 this year and they are going to be working around the clock with the help of the doctors and social workers to determine the condition of potential beneficiaries and make a...

  • HICOFEST back with a bang

    This year’s event themed “Razor Sharp comedy” is wholly sponsored by the Department of Arts and Culture, under the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture. The department is bankrolling the event to the tune of P50, 000 which also to...

  • Lobatse Council warns against illegal use of logo

    “We have noticed with great dismay that some people including organisations, have a tendency of using the Lobatse Town Council logo in their proposals and many other materials without authority,” he said. He also said this action is...

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