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BIG WEEKEND 23/12/11

BIG WEEKEND 23/12/11

Dec. 26 | 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...

CRAZY IN LOVE

CRAZY IN LOVE

Dec. 23 | Wife gives birth to another man’s baby Husband refuses to divorce Demands P150 000 compensation IN HAPPIER TIMES: Mr and Mrs Ramocha A heartbroken man, whose wife recently gave birth to another man’s baby, has vowed to vigorously contest...

VOICE READERS GET SAFARI TREAT

VOICE READERS GET SAFARI TREAT

Dec. 23 | LUCKY COUPLE: Mpho and Gaone Motsumi 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...

BNF REINSTATES SUSPENDED YOUTH LEAGUE SECRETARY GENERAL

BNF REINSTATES SUSPENDED YOUTH LEAGUE SECRETARY GENERAL

Dec. 23 | PARDONED: Arafat Khan 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...

MOST ILLEGIBLE BACHELORS

MOST ILLEGIBLE BACHELORS

Dec. 23 | 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...

MEN’S MOVEMENT AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TO WOMEN’S RIGHTS

MEN’S MOVEMENT AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TO WOMEN’S RIGHTS

Dec. 23 | Conversation from a combi 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...

E- PASSPORT WOES

E- PASSPORT WOES

Dec. 23 | DESPERATE: Members of the public in a passport processing queue 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...

BCA STUDENT DIES AFTER HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT

BCA STUDENT DIES AFTER HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT

Dec. 23 | LAST DANCE: Katlego Lekwapa pictured just before the accident 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...

COUNTRY’S LARGEST DAM ALMOST COMPLETE

COUNTRY’S LARGEST DAM ALMOST COMPLETE

Dec. 23 | WATERSOURCE: Dikgathong dam 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...

CHRISTMAS FRENZY…

CHRISTMAS FRENZY…

Dec. 23 | Youth Affair 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...

TRACKING THE ZEBRAS – NATIONAL TEAM IN CAMP

TRACKING THE ZEBRAS – NATIONAL TEAM IN CAMP

Dec. 23 | WARMING UP: The National Team in training 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...

LIFE BEGINS AT 50

LIFE BEGINS AT 50

Dec. 23 | Children are our future 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...

THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS PAST

THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS PAST

Dec. 23 | 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...

WHAT A GOOD WAY TO END 2011

WHAT A GOOD WAY TO END 2011

Dec. 23 | LUCKY: Tumani Mbise 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...

WEAR, WHAT and HOW

WEAR, WHAT and HOW

Dec. 23 | 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...

CHILLIN OUT 23/12/11

CHILLIN OUT 23/12/11

Dec. 23 | 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...

BIG WEEKEND 16/12/11

BIG WEEKEND 16/12/11

Dec. 23 | TOUCH 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...

THE FLOWER LADY

THE FLOWER LADY

Dec. 23 | CREATIVE: Jane Makwa 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...

COOL CROONER

COOL CROONER

Dec. 22 | GUITAR MASTER: Zakes Gwaze 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...

ASK GASE

ASK GASE

Dec. 16 | 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....