• BIG WEEKEND 23/12/110

    HAPPY XMAS AND MERRY 2012 It has been another fantastic year for this column on its 8th year thanks to all the staff from your favourite newspaper and you, the reader. If I was to name all of you, we will feel this whole newspaper. But, let me acknowledge a few entertainment newsmakers of the

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  • CRAZY IN LOVE25

    Wife gives birth to another man’s baby Husband refuses to divorce Demands P150 000 compensation A heartbroken man, whose wife recently gave birth to another man’s baby, has vowed to vigorously contest the divorce she has filed against him. Speaking outside the Gaborone courtroom last Thursday soon after the postponement of their divorce case to

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  • VOICE READERS GET SAFARI TREAT1

    A Ghantsi couple, Mpho Motsumi and her husband Gaone were the joyful recipients of an early Christmas treat to the Okavango Delta, courtesy of Kwenaetsile Travel and Tours. The couple entered the competition that was run by The Voice newspaper in conjunction with Kwenaetsile Travel and Tours in September and were chosen among hundreds other

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  • BNF REINSTATES SUSPENDED YOUTH LEAGUE SECRETARY GENERAL0

    The Botswana National Front Youth League (BNFYL) had on Tuesday reached a conclusion to reinstate  Arafat Khan as its Secretary General after suspending him for misconduct two months ago. Asked to confirm his reinstatement Khan said, “I cannot confirm or deny that  the The BNFYL has decided to reinstate me or not. I have however

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  • MOST ILLEGIBLE BACHELORS4

    With one of Botswana’s most eligible bachelors, Botsalo Ntuane  off the market we started wondering who else would single women out there be fantasising about accepting a proposal from. IAN KHAMA We came to the conclusion that at the top of this list sits none other than the enigmatic President of the Republic, Ian Khama

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  • MEN’S MOVEMENT AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TO WOMEN’S RIGHTS0

    After a long day’s work and an endless wait in the rain at the taxi rank, finally   The  Voice Reporter manages to secure a seat in a rickety taxi. As the taxi makes its way out of the rank to join the snail moving Francistown traffic the following conversation gets underway. Lady in specs:(Pulls seat

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  • E- PASSPORT WOES6

    New 2012 issue date dashes travel plans The hope to travel outside the country has been dashed for hundreds of people who left the application for the newly introduced e-passport too late. This follows an Immigration Department announcement that those  who submitted applications from Friday last week will have to wait for their passports to

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  • BCA STUDENT DIES AFTER HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT5

    Little more than an hour after this picture was taken, 21-year-old Katlego Lekwapa was involved in an accident that eventually claimed his life. The promising Botswana College of Agriculture student was seriously injured in an apparent hit and run accident that has shocked family and friends who have called the incident suspicious. Lekwapa died in

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  • COUNTRY’S LARGEST DAM ALMOST COMPLETE1

    Dikgathong dam which is the largest in Botswana with a holding capacity of 400 million cubic litres is almost complete. The dam which is constructed by Chinese company Sinohydro at a cost of P1.134 billion will be complete well ahead of its deadline which was set for August 2012.Construction has also been done within the

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  • CHRISTMAS FRENZY…1

    It’s just a few days before the big day, yep Christmas Day and the capital city is almost deserted as most people have for different destinations to celebrate this holy day. I mean who spends their Christmas Day in Gaborone and again what’s there to do here? Anyhow I have noticed something about this special

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  • TRACKING THE ZEBRAS – NATIONAL TEAM IN CAMP0

    We talk exclusively to the boys at their Rustenburg camp Voice Sport tracked the national team to their South African camp at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace in Rustenburg on Tuesday for an exclusive interview. The national team has been undergoing intensive training for the past 10 days at the state of the art sporting

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  • LIFE BEGINS AT 501

    Ten years ago when I filled my tub with foamy water, I absolutely  had no regard to water wastage. Let alone the thought that someone, somewhere, didn’t have water to drink. When at around 05h00, I was weary after working at that unbecoming hour, putting the last issue of The Voice to bed, we figured

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  • THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS PAST0

    As the global community enters into what is for me one of the most exciting seasons of the year, my column this week takes on a slightly different slant. Christmas is a time to give and receive love, a time to get together and celebrate the birth of Christ, and even if you are not

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  • WHAT A GOOD WAY TO END 20110

    Woman wins beast in the Domboshaba competition TumaniMbise, 57 of Nswazwi village in Tutume-sub district says she is the happiest woman on earth after she was named the first prize winner of this year’s Domboshaba cultural festival competition. “What a year to end 2011. I am so happy, I never expected to win, I just

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  • WEAR, WHAT and HOW0

    You have somewhere to go, a job interview, meeting the future in-laws or attending a high profi le event and suddenly you are panicking because you are not sure if your outfi t is right for the occasion! Sounds familiar we guess for most people especially ladies but breathe a sigh of relief because GaTsh

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  • CHILLIN OUT 23/12/110

    THREE GIRLS A NIGHT Where does this guy get the energy from? A very popular “happily” married gospel artist apparently is not happy after all. It has come to Shaya’s attention that the man has a house somewhere in Block 9 where he takes different women every weekend. Yours Truly was informed that, the poor

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  • BIG WEEKEND 16/12/110

    TOUCH DROPS MIXsPEITI Go a lwalwa mo mixspeiti’ is a strictly free for the streets mixtape by Touch who has turned himself into a household name as one of the most talented motswako artists Botswana has ever produced. In this mixspeiti, Touch is just having fun by showcasing his lyrical skills and powerful motswako wordplay

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  • THE FLOWER LADY1

    One Henry Beecher once said “flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into. This is because flowers have been used by individuals as special gifts, to decorate and enhance the beauty of their living environment while others draw inspiration by just looking at them. Once such person is

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  • COOL CROONER0

    Soft spoken Zimbabwean born guitarist Zachariah Gwaze has been part of the local showbiz scene since he came to Botswana in 1988 with the now defunct Broadways Band. Affectionately known as “Uncle Zakes,” he has since then worked with some of the countries’ most notable musicians amongst them Lister Boleseng, Ndingo Johwa, Punah Gabasiane and

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  • ASK GASE0

    I am in a relationship with a girl whose father is my work mate; we are also neighbours. He doesn’t know about us and I guess we are wasting time being together because if he finds out he is not going to like it and we will have to part ways again. We are both

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