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Boikanyo Mathonsi
  • 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....

  • BnR sues BTC for P2.7m

    When appearing before Broadhurst Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, one of the founding members of BnR, Molatedi Kgotla, said the two entities had entered into a two-year contract in which BTC had agreed to sponsor BnR with P250,000 plus P18,000...

  • Selolwane in Magistrate bribe allegation

    This was revealed during his bail application hearing at the High Court. During the hearing, a statement was read out, reportedly written by Selolwane's ex lover. The statement detailed an encounter where a man claiming to be from the Broadhurst...

  • Rape accused refuses to give DNA samples

    This was revealed this morning at the Gaborone High court where Samuel together with his co-accused the victim’s mother, 32 and her friend Lydia Bojammeo,33, appeared for their bail application hearing.In the matter before the Broadhurst Magistrate...

  • Term Ntombo harmonises music beats

    In an interview with Mmegi Online, Term Ntombo traces his musical journey back to 2001, where the rhythmic cadence of high school rap battles and collaborative musical ventures first captured his passion. He says the crucible of high school became...

  • Tafa disappointed with LSB Legal Year boycott

    Last week, the LSB released a statement announcing their boycott of the government-led ceremony, opting to host its own this morning. The LSB expressed concern over the perceived deterioration of the judiciary over the years. "Although the law...

  • Chombo shares other multi- talents

    In an interview with Showtime, Chombo shared that her journey as a poet began in junior school when her English teacher recognised her talent and encouraged her to participate in the Poet-Okavango competition."At the competition, I secured the...

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