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Boikanyo Mathonsi
  • Six of 45 bodies of Limpopo bus crash to arrive home

    Limpopo Health MEC, Dr Phophi Ramathuba said in briefing that the families of the six individuals are currently at Mokopane Hospital in South Africa to collect the remains of their loved ones. "They are preparing to collect the identifiable...

  • Hero’s welcome awaits Chombo

    Chombo entered the 71st Miss World finale held in India on March 9 with the entire country behind her. She did not disappoint as she became the first Miss World Botswana since Emma Wareus in 2010 to win the Miss World Africa title. Chombo’s journey...

  • Young Epilepsy Botswana hosts annual purple walk

    In an interview with MmegiOnline, the organisation’s chairperson, Naledi Khan emphasized the importance of raising awareness on epilepsy. "The objective of the walk is to sensitise and educate people about epilepsy, particularly focusing on...

  • Miss Botswana to host Mindset Change Beauty Expo

    Vincent Matthys, the head of Marketing at the Miss Botswana Mindset Change Beauty Expo, told MmegiOnline that the event's goal is to broaden the definition of beauty."This year's beauty expo will showcase our Miss Botswana top 10...

  • Chombo crowned Miss World Africa

    Although she fell just short of winning the coveted title of Miss World, Chombo's journey to the top four has captured the hearts of many and has made her a symbol of pride for her home country. Chombo, a stunning beauty with a heart of gold, had...

  • Time for Chombo

    But her journey has not been all smooth sailing. When she took the coveted title of Miss Botswana, she found herself having to navigate and emerge from her predecessor, Palesa Molefe's shadows. The pressure of being compared to the bubbly Palesa...

  • Chombo will make 'great Miss World' –Lucara director

    Speaking during a Miss World Botswana conference in Gaborone this morning, Lahri confirmed that Chombo will be adorned with a stunning 33-carat diamond necklace at the competition, showcasing the beauty and elegance of Botswana's gems."We...

  • Maintenance costs scare potential Phikwe shafts buyers

    He was answering a question from Member of Parliament for Selebi-Phikwe West, Dithapelo Keorapetse, who had asked the minister to confirm if there were any companies that had shown interest in purchasing the mine shafts. "Confirm whether...

  • Lesego Chombo set for Miss World Competition

    'Miss Chombo will leave Botswana this Saturday where she will join the rest of miss world queens, from February 18th to march 9th 2024, with the grand finale set to be held at the jio world center in Mumbai," reads the statement. The Miss...

  • IEC justifies Zim trip

    In a press statement the IEC said the machine is used to produce accreditation cards for individuals who come to observe elections in the country. The IEC expressed concerns over the efficiency of their current accreditation system, which prompted...

  • Selolwane, victim's mother, acquaintance plead not guilty

    The trio, including Samuel Selolwane, appeared before Magistrate Goratile Moremi Ramakoloi at the Broadhurst Magistrate Court this morning.Questioned about the rape of the minor, Selolwane responded that he comprehends the charges but staunchly...

  • DIS meddling costing gov't millions – Saleshando

    Making a contribution to the 2024-2025 budget speech, he said the intelligence agency interfered in a tender process for water supply and cleaning in Maun, resulting in the loss of millions by the government. "The Ministry of Lands and Water...

  • Mabiletsa aligns with BCP's party funding secrecy concerns

    He expressed worry that the ruling party, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), could receive the lion's share of the P34 million provisioned for political party funding. Speaking at Unity Dow's launch as the BCP Member of Parliament candidate...

  • Combi driver found guilty of manslaughter

    Delivering the verdict on Friday, Justice Michale Leburu stated that the State had provided enough evidence to support its case. Leburu highlighted that the court heard that in 2015, Motlhokodise had given Ketlhalefile a lift in his combi from...

  • BW's musical maestro speaks

    Solo Otto traces his passion for music back to his early years when he was captivated by the sight of Timbaland working his magic behind the boards on TV.He said since then, he knew that music production was his calling and he has never looked back....

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