Tag: Botswana

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Bernard DayoJune 15, 2019

32-yr-old Adebo Ogundoyin emerges as speaker of Oyo Assembly, Peruzzi assaults Twitter influencer Pamilerin, Botswana decriminalises homosexuality – Here’s everything that went down this week

This week was a rollercoaster of buzzy stories, from politics to pop culture and while we routinely reported each of ...

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Bernard DayoJune 11, 2019

BREAKING: Botswana decriminalises homosexuality in landmark ruling

Botswana’s High Court has ruled to decriminalise homosexuality on Tuesday, in a landmark case being watched across Africa after Kenya ...

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ToluDecember 4, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Cassper Nyovest’s concert crowd fill up Africa’s largest stadium; Beyoncé changes her email address every week | More stories

It was Friday like five minutes ago but here we are again, Monday! Here’s your new week roundup of biggest ...

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RoqeebahAugust 6, 2017

Gatlin “bends the knee” before Usain Bolt, free sanitary products for school girls in Botswana | See our top 10 photos from last week

Last week, Usain Bolt’s final race ended with fans posting comments like “so he’s not a god after all” as Justin ...

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EditorAugust 4, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Botswana just became the first African country to offer free sanitary products to young women

Botswana, the quiet country sandwiched in the heart of Southern Africa has always been way ahead of the pack in ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 28, 2016

Waziri Adio: Recession as opportunity for reversing resource curse

And, sadly, it came to pass. It is well predicted that most countries blessed with natural resources, even in the ...

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AzeezSeptember 22, 2016

That’s how Botswana deported an American pastor for……

American pastor who is known for his anti-gay stance, Steven Anderson has been deported by Botswana for his ‘notorious’ homophobic ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 8, 2014

Blame it on the ‘zobo’ | Official says that’s why 17-year-old Nigerian weightlifter failed drug test

by Kolapo Olapoju   Everyday, we learn new things! Who could have imagined that taking a harmless drink of Zobo ...

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May 21, 2014

It’s official: PenCom brings the World Pension Summit to Abuja this July

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The World Pension Summit ‘Africa Special’ will bring together leading players from Africa’s pension industries, as well ...

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January 16, 2014

Incredible! This HUGE 8 foot python swallowed an antelope whole (PHOTOS)

by Adeola Balogun Snakes are one of the world’s most intriguing creatures, especially pythons and other super-sized ones. The most ...

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October 15, 2013

Wickedness: HIV positive woman arrested for breastfeeding neighbour’s baby (PICTURED)

A Zimbabwean woman who breastfed a neighbour’s baby without her consent faces a possible two-year sentence for deliberately infecting another ...

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September 6, 2013

ASUU strike: NANS blasts FG, threaten to shut down private universities

University students under the umbrella of National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, yesterday, took to the streets in Ado Ekiti, ...

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June 29, 2013

Dele Momodu: If I were President Jonathan

by Dele Momodu The first and most important was that I expected a man who comes from my kind of ...

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May 18, 2013

Forever gorgeous: A rare 101-carat diamond gets sold at auction for $26.7m (WATCH)

A flawless diamond has set a world auction record, selling for $26.7m (£17.5m). The rare Botswana-mined 101-carat diamond was sold ...

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September 13, 2012

Why Jonathan rushed his return to Nigeria – Abati

Presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati,  yesterday explained the reasons behind President Goodluck Jonathan’s return from his foreign trip to Malawi and ...

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September 12, 2012

Jonathan cuts foreign visit short, rushes back to Abuja

by Isi Esene President Goodluck Jonathan put an abrupt stop to his state visit to Botswana and Malawi further fuelling ...

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September 8, 2012

Cassava Africana: President Jonathan to launch Malawi’s National Cassava Project next week

by Stanley Azuakola On Monday, President Goodluck Jonathan will embark on a three-day working visit to Malawi and Botswana. He ...

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May 17, 2012

Big Brother StarGame Daily Di-Gist #10: Prezzo spits some game at Goldie, and Upville is full of…

by Denike & Ifedayo UPDATE: So earlier today (Day 11) Prezzo seemed to be trying to work his way back into Goldie’s heart ...

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