Kalahari-the rising Afro-pop sensation


Four years ago, Katlego Tau from Morokolane in Borolong, arrived in Gaborone with nothing but a dream to record an album.

He had read about producers Bullet Ketshabile and Robert Dargie in newspapers and saw them being credited on several album sleeves. He had a strong belief that in order for him to make it as a musician he would have to work with one.

Unfortunately, he had no idea where to find either of the two popular producers but was lucky to get Afro-pop ace Astley Gops’ number who then led him to Ketshabile. His dream of becoming a musician took shape a few months later when he released an Mpaxanga album as Professor Lion, a name derived from his surname.

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Are police trigger-happy?

Unfortunately, that day turned sour for those who were shopping at Sefalana Cash and Carry in Gaborone West Industrial.The exchange of fire that ensued between members of the Botswana Police Service (BPS) and robbers who had allegedly robbed a G4S cash-in-transit vehicle left two civilians dead, three robbers struck down, and an undisclosed number of citizens wounded.One deceased civilian is reportedly an employee of the Citizen Entrepreneurial...

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