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A CRY FOR HELP

A CRY FOR HELP

Aug. 31 | GUITTED: House A 66- year -old man from Natale village who lost almost everything when his house was gutted by fire recently is appealing for help in cash and kind. Morgan Masalila lost everything he accumulated in his life when his three bedroom house...

FORMER BDP YOUNG TURK SPILLS THE BEANS ON PARTY ROT

FORMER BDP YOUNG TURK SPILLS THE BEANS ON PARTY ROT

Aug. 31 | OUTSPOKEN: Kabelo Mokgalajwe Gaphatshwa ward councillor in the Kweneng District, Kabelo Mokgalajwe, recently resigned from the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP). The vocal councilor says he was pushed out by some people in the BDP leadership whom...

FASHION WARS

FASHION WARS

Aug. 31 | Grace Mugabe vs Elizabeth Tsvangirai For their first joint public appearance, First Lady Grace Mugabe and Elizabeth Tsvangirai brought contrasting fashion styles to the National Heroes’ Acre at the recent Heroes Day and Defence Forces holidays. The...

JAPANESE AMBASSADOR TO OFFICIATE AT DOMBOSHABA CULTURAL FESTIVAL

JAPANESE AMBASSADOR TO OFFICIATE AT DOMBOSHABA CULTURAL FESTIVAL

Aug. 31 | Annual Domboshaba Festival Japanese ambassador to Botswana, Hiroyasu Kobayashi will this year be the guest speaker at Domboshaba Ikalanga annual festival of culture and history to be held towards the end of September. Since Japan has strong cultural believes...

LOCAL GROUPS SEEKS FUNDS TO TRAVEL TO LONDON

LOCAL GROUPS SEEKS FUNDS TO TRAVEL TO LONDON

Aug. 31 | APPEALING: Bana Bana Ba Ntogwa group Ikalanga music sensation Bana Bana Ba  Ntogwa have revealed that they are in desperate need of financial help so that they can be able to be part of the Botswana Independence celebrations in London. Speaking to Voice...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Aug. 31 | IS KILLING ELEPHANTS NOT A BLESSING IN DISGUISE? Dear Editor For the past few weeks including in your last issue of The Voice there have been stories of people losing their lives in the North West district to animals especially members of the big five. If...

FEEDBACK

FEEDBACK

Aug. 31 | NURSING WOUNDS The story of a 36 year old mother who gave baby alone as the nurse literally slept on the job has open a can of bitter nurse memories by readers: Connie Patiko: Ijoo, nurse can sleep. I remember when I was admitted in hospital that I...

GAY AS A DAFFODIL

GAY AS A DAFFODIL

Aug. 31 | PROUDLY GAY: Caine Youngman A Motswana man speaks candidly about being born a homosexual Following a recent media workshop on how to report positively on gay issues, one gay man, Caine Youngman spoke candidly to Real Lives about being born gay and how...

COLLEGIUM LAUNCHES SPONSORSHIP

COLLEGIUM LAUNCHES SPONSORSHIP

Aug. 31 | Collegium Publishers last week launched its two year sponsorship of Botswana Association of Social Studies Central Region Fair in Tonota. The lucrative sponsorship of P80 000 which was a welcomed gesture demonstrated Collegium’s commitment in developing...

FRUSTRATED DAD

FRUSTRATED DAD

Aug. 31 | In this weeks column Ma Mosojane responds to a reader’s question THE QUESTION Picture from internet: African American baby, protective father “I am young man of 30 years old. I have a baby girl of 22 months. I started staying with her when she was...

BARCLAYS BANK DONATES TO MOTHERS FOR ALL

BARCLAYS BANK DONATES TO MOTHERS FOR ALL

Aug. 31 | Barclays House Gaborone Botswana Barclays Bank of Botswana recently donated more than P 280 000.00 to Mothers for All to support an enterprise skills development project for caregivers of orphaned and vulnerable children. Mothers for All was formed to...

ORAPA UNITED LAUNCHED

ORAPA UNITED LAUNCHED

Aug. 31 | DIAMOND BOYS: Newly formed Orapa United Orapa teams have finally seen though their initiative of merging together all the teams in Boteti to form one solid club that will challenge for honours in top flight football. First division north league Committee...

NWDC send eight players to COSSASA games

NWDC send eight players to COSSASA games

Aug. 31 | FUTURE STARS: Team Botswana North West District Council has sent an eight member team of pupils to represent Botswana at Confederation of Schools Sports Association of Southern Africa (COSSASA) in Namibia. The eight have been selected to represent Botswana...

PRIVATE SECTOR SNUB MOKALAKE

PRIVATE SECTOR SNUB MOKALAKE

Aug. 31 | Minister Lebonaamang Mokalale has expressed disappointment at the low turnout from members of the private sector at the one day Pitso organized by his ministry to solicit the views on how land in the country can be optimally utilized as a way of driving...

BOTSWANA’S 18 YEAR OLD MILLIONAIRE

BOTSWANA’S 18 YEAR OLD MILLIONAIRE

Aug. 31 | MORE MONEY: Bayport CEO Father Maphongo London 2012 800m silver medalist Nijel Amos has continued to cash in with his new found fame. The Marobela born sprinter has instantly become a wealthy young man as he continued to rake in gifts that includes money...

TAKING PULE TO THE TOP

TAKING PULE TO THE TOP

Aug. 31 | Pule Group popularly known as Pule Funerals is reshaping to be at the top and at the helm is Chief Executive Officer Ned Phatshwane from Marapong village. Having worked for government institutions all his previous career, Phatshwane is setlling well in...

THE BALL IS IN YOUR COURT

THE BALL IS IN YOUR COURT

Aug. 31 | Judge Lesetedi *League likely to be delayed further Security Systems Football Club is set to fight tooth and nail to save their Premier League status. The league rookies lost their case against Botswana Football Association on Wednesday and have vowed...

BREAKING NEW GROUND

BREAKING NEW GROUND

Aug. 31 | The annual national agriculture fair this week moved to its new and permanent home near the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport. ATTRACTION: Some of the cattle at the show. In the background is the president Khama, with his SA counterpart Jacob Zuma...

FOOTBALLER CUM ARTIST

FOOTBALLER CUM ARTIST

Aug. 31 | For a man who loves challenges and can go all out to do what others might see as a non-achievable, Ben Ngwato has beaten all odds to live his dream for performing arts. From Reetsanang Drama group to a Rehearsal Director of radio drama Makgabaneng, Ngwato...

PIRO’S CORNER 31/08.2012

PIRO’S CORNER 31/08.2012

Aug. 31 | SEROWE/FOKOTSA DINO CAMPAIGN  This past weekend I was involved in the Fokotsa Dino Campaign in Serowe. Rollers I must say it was such a successful event. It was bound to be with yours truly, Mmoloki ‘Smallboy’ Mothibi and Township Rollers...