BPF experiencing Central Committee-membership problem BCP had to deal with

At least one very important member of the Botswana Patriotic Front is greatly displeased with General Ian Khama’s membership of his party’s Central Committee. That revelation is made in a letter written by BPF’s Secretary General, Tshekedi Khama, to all regional chairpersons. The letter says that “Party President Patriot” Reverend…

One (wo)man’s stalker is another (wo)man’s hopeless romantic

Stalking is a word most Batswana millennials often use jokingly, such as teasing a friend that they “stalked” your social media profile. But according to social scientists, stalking is not a joke. Dr Sophie Moagi, clinical psychologist in Gaborone says, “Stalking is dangerous to its victims on both emotional and…

For disciplinary purposes, Kgari assigns a kgosi to each Molepolole secondary school

Beginning 2019, each secondary school in Molepolole has been assigned a junior kgosi (traditional leader; plural dikgosi) as a sort of liaison officer between the school and the community. Bakwena supreme traditional leader, Kgosi Kgari Sechele, says that this arrangement was motivated by mutual concern on the part of both…

Restaurants scramble for customers with mobile kitchens

The race is on between traditional restaurants on one side and outdoor eateries/mobile kitchens on the other. So far, it appears it has not been easy for traditional restaurateurs as many jobless Batswana have massively moved into the catering business within the informal sector. Official figures show that the Covid…

Batswana mourn Nigeria’s T.B Joshua

The world came to a shocking stand still on Sunday as popular Nigerian Televangelist, Temitope Balogun Joshua famously known as T.B Joshua was pronounced dead by his church. Batswana were pouring out their hearts through various social media platforms sending condolences to this prophetic giant’s family. Some alluding that the…

Avani Lifestyle present Taste Sensations with Chef Melisa

Last week Avani introduced their new executive chef, Melisa Ngoni, by gifting samples of her new menu tasted nowhere before in Botswana. Chef Melissa’s culinary magic is such sorcery that induces tasteful sensations. Meet Chef Melisa Ngoni, the new executive Chef at Gaborone Resort & Casino, born and bred in…