Celeb edition with ‘Moshimane wa bokone Bophirima’, Lovemore Mario

Famous for his trademark expression, ‘Moshimane wa bokone Bophirima’, Lovemore Mario is no stranger.

The Botswana Television star has become a household name over the years for his poise and dedication to his craft.

Celeb Edition caught up with the pint-sized star in Kasane recently.

Q. Take us through your media journey.

I studied Broadcasting at Limkokwing University before joining RB2 in 2009 as a Sports Presenter.

I then moved to Btv in 2012, initially as a Sports Reporter and then as a Producer (‘The Eye’ and ‘Matlho a Phage’ – current affairs programs).

In 2014 I was transferred to Chobe to Kasane Btv Station.

Q. Have you ever fumbled on live television?

(Laughing) Well it was back when I was on Radio.

I was in the middle of a presentation and saw some beautiful ladies – I think they were Miss Botswana contestants who had come to the studio.

Instead of saying Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, I said Nelson Madigizela Mandela.

It was during his funeral, I think it was during his memorial service.


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