Michelle Phetlhe

Crispy rice

I couldn't tell you why, but I would punish myself by doing research on said sauces, breaking down the ingredients in them, buying them and creating the sauce from scratch.This could either be seen as being a glutton for punishment or enjoying...

Thulaganyo Jankey

The Age of ‘Miracles’ and Prophets and Loss

Everyone took a swig at the bottle and was sufficiently inebriated after that little indulgence. This was an age of miracles when people had powers to part seas and walk through them.Nowadays people believe the miracle boat has sailed, that nobody is...

Kealeboga Ngwigwa

attitude gives life some taste

She started sleeping around with different older man. When you trace her you will gearing towards a confusing and surprising journey. It is always; “she was here for two weeks and I found her gone, you can check her at Someone X’s house”. When...


Yeast infection VS bacterial vaginosis

In this article, we will explore the differences between these conditions, their causes, and ways to prevent and treat them. Yeast infections, also known as candidiasis, are caused by an overgrowth of the fungus Candida in the vagina.This can occur...

Mqondisi Dube

Zebras at 149 and may be pragmatism is the answer

This is just 16 spots off their worst ever position of 165 recorded way back in 1999. The Zebras suffered another loss on Friday, going down 2-0 to Equatorial Guinea in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.This means the national team has gone eight...

Dr Fahim Chand

Darkness of night

However, the gloomy winter weather makes it difficult to receive adequate sun, which can impair your mood, sex life, and — you guessed it — sleep cycle. Though this rarely happens in Botswana.Only half an hour in the summer sun helps your body...

Solly Rakgomo

Cults of personality politics in Africa

Some few weeks back, he presented an intellectually stimulating paper on cults of personalities that are very dominant in African politics. It is true that African leaders who hold power indefinitely often employ cults of personality to consolidate...

Tshwarelo Hosia

Classroom: The heartbeat of any school system

Granted, it is desirous to forge a network of alliances with business community and to motivate parental engagement. However, support from outside is indispensable.With diverse talents at its disposal, a school can still stand on its feet and...

Michelle Phetlhe


I am well aware I have shared a Bao Bun recipe before, but I simply couldn't help myself, they are perfect and exceptional for making sandwiches with an Asian flair. Basically, they’re flattened dough folded into a half-circle shape.After...

Lawrence Mothibi

Stay vigilant against ATM and eWallet fraud

ATM Fraud through eWallet transactions is a growing concern as fraudsters use this simple but harmful way to take money from eWallet accounts. Though the perception is that those who are not tech-savvy are more vulnerable to these types of fraud,...

Thulaganyo Jankey

The Real Reason Why Our Stadia Failed CAF Inspection

Forget that our ‘A basimane Ba Kgwathe’ cohort in 1997 seemed to view the white and black spherical thing as incidental and continued to embarrass the locals by losing all 3 of their games, conceding 10 goals in the process and scoring only 1, in...



In this article, we will explore the causes of diarrhea in young children, as well as ways to prevent and treat it. Diarrhea is defined as the passage of loose, watery stools three or more times a day.It can be caused by a variety of factors,...

Mqondisi Dube

Glory to Glody!

Here we are talking about the crème-la-de-crème of world athletics coming to Gaborone. It is the first time fans will get to see these stars on Botswana soil in a once-in-a-while experience and it’s all thanks to largely the efforts of one man;...

Tshwarelo Hosia

Money cannot perform miracles in education

It is not really surprising that some still believe that increased financial injection is the answer. Money cannot do anything if instructional practices do not get better.Experience from other countries has taught us that the role of finance in...

Solly Rakgomo

Tough road ahead for Tinubu

Tinubu emerged the winner of a closely fought contest for Nigeria’s presidency. However, opposition parties have rejected the results and say they will challenge them in court.The election was marred by reports of voter suppression, and outbreaks...

Dr Fahim Chand

Hanging it up

As the birdsong continued, the sunlight tore through the slotted void between the curtain and window. It festooned and warmed the cheek of the tiny human who lay asleep. A serene voice said, “wake up it’s time for school.”My eyes opened slowly...

Thulaganyo Jankey

What are women interested in really?

Some of you had been touted as the next big thing on the modelling ramp when in actual fact you cannot even make the pages of an edition of The Weird and Wacky Creatures.My mum one day inexplicably called me a prince. I am not exactly sure what I had...


Health Corner

It can be caused by a variety of factors, including injury, poor posture, and degenerative conditions such as arthritis. In this article, we will explore the causes of back pain, as well as ways to prevent and treat it.One of the most common causes...

Michelle Phetlhe

Baked bean sausage casserole

At least once every quarter in the year since maybe 2021, a group of us girls spend a weekend away in the name of R & R. Which can be Rest and Relaxation, Rejuvenation, or Recuperation. These sessions are made up of activity, lots of chatting,...

Mqondisi Dube

BFA must come clear on regulation of academies

The statement was, without a doubt, directed at Ookeditse Malesu who recently set up a football academy. Some read malice from the BFA statement while others felt the move was justified.Aside from the wording of the statement, which sounded too...

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Historic: This particular shaft extends about 100 metres horizontally into Kgwakgwe Hill. Miners who operated there before 1957 and 1971, eventually abandoned the site as prices for the metal declined, while the shaft grew riskier due to the rudimentary mining methods being used PICS: MBONGENI MGUNI

The P40bn miracle hidden in the hills above Kanye

Just south of Kanye stands Kgwakgwe Hill, a historically important landmark steeped in mystery, culture and – according to the latest geological studies - at least $3 billion manganese riches. The company developing the mine expects to hit full production by 2026, transforming Kanye and surrounding areas, reports Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI


Mineworkers union wields knives at Lucara

Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) has resolved to defend its 50 members under the security department of Lucara Botswana against what they term systematic targeting by its Managing Director (MD).


Gov’t phases out Graduate scheme

Following rejection from youth graduates, government has taken a decision to phase out the Graduate Volunteer Scheme (GVS) first introduced in 2015.

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Veggie ban bears fruit – Gov't

Government has revealed that due to the vegetable ban, local production of horticulture has increased from 36,244 tonnes to 45,221 tonnes, which is an increase of 25% while food imports, which vegetables are a part of, reduced significantly by at least 23.3%.

Shining bright: Lucara Diamonds keeps digging up huge stones at Karowe PIC:

Lucara responds to BMWU allegations

PRESS STATEMENT: Lucara Botswana has over the last few weeks been engaging the Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) on the organisational optimisation process currently undertaken by the company.


Guma finally leaves troubled BPF

Botswana Patriotic Front's (BPF) controversy-ridden Samson Moyo Guma has resigned from the party after a heated national executive (NEC) meeting. Mmegi Staffer SHARON MATHALA caught up with the political ‘nomad’ as he reveals deep intimate ‘secrets’ of the political space.

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Man gets 15-year jail term for raping niece

FRANCISTOWN: A Serowe man convicted of raping his niece using violence was sentenced to 15 years in prison yesterday (Tuesday).

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Doctor's orders can't be overemphasised

The walk serves to raise awareness of the prevalence and impact of using treatment to manage seizure attacks.While many are aware that epilepsy is a medical condition that requires specialised care by health practitioners, there are those who, unfortunately, have other ideas about the condition and often deny their children medical care.These individuals usually associate the medical condition with witchcraft and demonic attacks, and choose to...

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