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VERY UPSET

VERY UPSET

Apr. 30 |  Alternative governance a dream  How can ‘opposition’ hang their linen in public  BDP laughing all the way to an election Victory My hopes for an alternative government are dashed. We thought in our lifetime we would see an alternative...

WANTED

WANTED

Apr. 30 | “I WANT MY DAD”: Alleged Nchindo’s son RUSSIAN BLONDE BEAUTY NAMES NCHINDO AS BABY’s DAD, LAUNCHES SEARCH FOR HIM Controversial in life and controversial in death. That describes the late Louis Goodwill Nchindo, the former Managing Director...

AN OLYMPIC MIRACLE

AN OLYMPIC MIRACLE

Apr. 27 | WORLD 800m RECORD HOLDER: Rudisha Nigel Amos’ athletics history if there is any at all is something of fairy tale. The 18 year old boy from Marobela has only been running for the past four years but has already achieved what other seasoned athletes...

CONSUMER’S VOICE – 27TH APRIL 2012

CONSUMER’S VOICE – 27TH APRIL 2012

Apr. 27 | fake tees Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I bought what seemed a quality Soviet t-shirt from people who sell stuff on the streets. Unfortunately it just lasted for two months and its value and colour were gone. It costed me P250 and I didn’t return it because...

TRIBAL WAR BREWING IN SHOSHONG

TRIBAL WAR BREWING IN SHOSHONG

Apr. 27 | DEMOTED: Sejakgomo Ntsaga *Royals accuse Kgamane of imposing son,threaten to cause mayhem A heated discussion about Kgosi Sediegeng Kgamane’s controversial decision to install his son as chief has ended with threats of separation of Bangwato and...

COUNCIL DEPUTY CHAIR IN TUCKSHOP ROW

COUNCIL DEPUTY CHAIR IN TUCKSHOP ROW

Apr. 27 | Kweneng District Council Deputy Chairperson, Tshepiso Lesope’s bitter fight with a local farmer for a tuck shop has culminated into an P18 500 lawsuit launched by the coucillor against the farmer. LOSING WEIGHT: Setlakala Lesope, a Botswana Democratic...

PHIKWE BORN DONATES TO CHARITIES

PHIKWE BORN DONATES TO CHARITIES

Apr. 27 | CARING: Phikwe Born members Phikwe Born, an organization formed by Selibe Phikwe unemployed youth recently donated clothes to orphans and vulnerable children. The beneficiaries of the donations were orphans from Phikwe, Mother for All and Humana people...

MMOPANE SCHOOL HIT BY SHORTAGE OF FURNITURE

MMOPANE SCHOOL HIT BY SHORTAGE OF FURNITURE

Apr. 27 | Tau-Manthe primary school pupils in Mmopane village sit on  the floor for lessons because of shortage of furniture plaguing the school, the district council has heard. Speaking at the Mogoditshane /Thamaga sub council meeting on Tuesday ,the deputy school...

MONEY IN THE TENT

MONEY IN THE TENT

Apr. 27 | Me & my business Despite the low keynote at this year’s Youth Expo in Francistown a few first time business people felt the urge to show case their enterprises and what they have to offer. ENTREPRENUER: Gwakuba One such enterprise was Gabain Tents...

THE CHALLENGES OF SINGLE MOTHERHOOD

THE CHALLENGES OF SINGLE MOTHERHOOD

Apr. 27 | Voice reporter, FRANCINAH BAAITSE recently visited one of the hair salons in Gaborone. As her stylist worked on her hair, another hairdresser wearing a Polka dot top struggled to find BTV channel in vein. Three other hairdressers waited in anticipation...

CHILLIN’ OUT 27 APRIL 2012

CHILLIN’ OUT 27 APRIL 2012

Apr. 27 | MANTO 7 NOW A DJ Chris Manto 7 After reports that the kwasa-kwasa star intends to run for political office in the 2014 General elections, Chris Manto 7 has now added deejaying as one of his many talents. The Zwakapresa hitmaker was snapped in Maun last...

UP IN ARMS

UP IN ARMS

Apr. 27 |  Tour operators demand collection of firewood in parks Threatens to retrench if proposed fees go in place The Director of Department of Wildlife and National Parks issued a directive in mid 2010 about cessation of firewood collection in all National...

PHIKWE MARATHON ON 

PHIKWE MARATHON ON 

Apr. 27 | GOING FOR GOLD: Athletes in a previous meet The Annual Mascom Phikwe marathon will be held on the 5th of May 2012.  The dates have been pushed to an earlier date due to the 2012 London Olympics.  Mascom Phikwe is International Athletics Association...

OPPORTUNITY FOR WRITERS

OPPORTUNITY FOR WRITERS

Apr. 27 | A Workshop The Farafina Trust in Nigeria will be holding a creative writing workshop in Lagos from the 14th to the 24th of August. The workshop is run by award winning author Chimamanda Adichie author of Half of a Yellow Sun. Other teachers include Caine...

MOVING WITH THE TIMES

MOVING WITH THE TIMES

Apr. 27 | INVENTIVE: Pule Raiyane Public transport cards set to be introduced A local company, Signarite Investment has introduced a public transport card which will be used by commuters instead of the current scenario of paying cash per trip. Introducing the card...

13 YEARS IN JAIL FOR 13 FATAL KICKS

13 YEARS IN JAIL FOR 13 FATAL KICKS

Apr. 27 | CHARGED- Matsoma Gabamorare getting into the prison van A Francistown man who kicked another man to death has been sentenced to 13 years in jail Matsoma Bishop Gabamorare, 49, was convicted of manslaughter and sent to the slammer for viciously kicking...

WRONG GENEROSITY

WRONG GENEROSITY

Apr. 27 | SHOCKED: Mothobi Mothobi SCHOOL HEAD GIVES TEACHERS MEAT MEANT FOR STUDENTS The Headmaster of Sedie Junior Secondary School (SJSS) in Maun, Mophotholodi Raditsi was last week forced to apologise after diverting part of the meat that was donated to students...

SELLING FEAR

SELLING FEAR

Apr. 27 | A newsboy was walking down the street selling papers and yelling, “Hot off the press. Fifty people swindled! Fifty people swindled!” A concerned, community minded citizen stopped and bought a newspaper and then flicked through the pages....

TATI NICKEL MINES DONATES TO BOTSWANA POLICE

TATI NICKEL MINES DONATES TO BOTSWANA POLICE

Apr. 27 | NEW OFFICE: The donated cabin Tati Nickel Mining Company (TNMC) this week donated a cabin to the Botswana Police Service to use as a satellite police station in Molapo Estates. The company hopes that the initiative will lead to a decline in crime which...

TB JOSHUA GETS THEM TALKING

TB JOSHUA GETS THEM TALKING

Apr. 27 | Controversial TB Joshua may be thousands of kilometres away in Nigeria but if our Feedback messages are anything to go by then he is a household name in Botswana viewed with both admiration and disdain. Thapelo: I want to let people know that TB Joshua...