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COURT TO RULE ON P200 000 MARRIAGE WRECKING DEMAND

COURT TO RULE ON P200 000 MARRIAGE WRECKING DEMAND

Sep. 28 | ACCUSED PERSON: Emmanuel Makgetho A Botswana Defence Force(BDF) soldier has demanded P200 000 from Emmanuel Makgetho an unemployed man of Botshabelo ward in Maun for marriage wrecking Appearing before Kgosi Charles Letsholathebe of Maun Customary...

DISPOSSESSED

DISPOSSESSED

Sep. 28 | Homeless Sexaxa evictions leave Granny, 104, homeless 17 families were left homeless on Friday following Tawana Land board demolition of homes at an illegal settlement  in  Sixaxa, 15 kilometres north of Maun. Amongst those who were rendered...

HUNTING EXPEDITION GONE WRONG

HUNTING EXPEDITION GONE WRONG

Sep. 28 | IN TROUBLE: Sarefo Maun man charged for shooting wife and son A Maun man from Sedie ward has been slapped with two counts of negligence for shooting his wife and child by mistake on a hunting expedition Gabanathuso Sarefo, 63 failed to take proper...

BRING BACK THE UNDERWEAR

BRING BACK THE UNDERWEAR

Sep. 28 | LOVE GONE SOUR: Pooyane and Lebekwe Jilted lover demands gifts from ex-boyfriend A jilted lover, Gaaratwe Lebekwe has filed a court case against her ex-boyfriend Phetogo Poonyane demanding underwear and other items she bought for him. Presenting her case...

INDIGENOUS FARMERS BEMOAN BMC DEMISE

INDIGENOUS FARMERS BEMOAN BMC DEMISE

Sep. 28 | During the two day Letsema conference which was held in Francistown recently a group of farmers were overheard discussing issues concerning the beef industry and their future. Talking over what seemed to be a sumptuous lunch which included beef, they...

PENSIONER IN GRAND DAUGHTER RAPE CHARGE

PENSIONER IN GRAND DAUGHTER RAPE CHARGE

Sep. 28 | A frail and slightly deaf 71-year-old man from Tonota appeared in court recently to answer to a charge of repeatedly raping his school going  granddaughter since 2009. Onyaditse Ramosesane who plead not guilty to the rape charge before Francistown Chief...

OURS OR MINE

OURS OR MINE

Sep. 28 | We are emerging from a society that did not place that much importance on ownership of assets because there was an unwritten law that, “You may own but we shall all use.” This was the case with such issues as farming land (masimo) and drinking wells...

GIVE ME A HOUSE

GIVE ME A HOUSE

Sep. 28 | BEFORE AND AFTER: Lebogang Lewatle Accident victim demands compensation from former Chinese employers A 27- year- old wheelchair bound woman, is demanding a house from her former employers Zhongghan Engineering and Construction which also trades as China...

FEEDBACK

FEEDBACK

Sep. 28 | BATTERED: Alleged rapist NO MERCY FOR RAPIST Maun lad, Onkutlwile Tirelo, 24, together with neighbours, took matters into their own hands literally to administer a form of justice readers believed was fitting to the crime (rape). They beat and ‘castrated’...

THE VOICE IS NUMBER ONE

THE VOICE IS NUMBER ONE

Sep. 28 | THE FIGURES SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES SO DO OUR READERS AND ADVERTISERS Weekly distribution of Botswana newspapers as verified by the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) of South Africa 1) The Voice  - 29 095 2) Botswana Gazette - 19 814 3) Botswana Guardian - 19...

STROKE AMBASSADOR

STROKE AMBASSADOR

Sep. 28 | FIGHTER Stroke survivor launches war against the disease A touching story of Bakhwi Kablay, a Motswana woman who battled a stroke attack and is now on her way to full recovery is a true testimony that where there is a will there is  way. 39- year- old...

COPS SHOT MY FRIEND DEAD AT CLOSE RANGE

COPS SHOT MY FRIEND DEAD AT CLOSE RANGE

Sep. 28 | Eyewitness in Mahalapye shoot out speaks out A traumatised Mahalapye man who witnessed police shot his friend at close range has spoken of his night of horror as family members accused officers of cold-blooded murder. Moatlhodi Tumelo, 30, related details...

DOMBOSHABA FESTIVAL 2012

DOMBOSHABA FESTIVAL 2012

Sep. 28 | Traditional dance group from Angola DUKWI REFUGEES TO PERFORM AT DOMBOSHABA Three traditional dance groups from Dukwi Refugee Camp will add spice to the Domboshaba Cultural Festival as the popular annual celebration celebrates its 14th edition this holiday...

TRADITIONAL DOCTOR SUES POLICE FOR P5 MILLION

TRADITIONAL DOCTOR SUES POLICE FOR P5 MILLION

Sep. 28 | INJURED: Forward Fox Healer turned informer seeks damages for injury in cops shoot out drama A traditional doctor’s plot to net a P20 000 police reward by helping the cops arrest a wanted armed robber has backfired and left him injured and suing. Forward...

KILL OR BE KILLED

KILL OR BE KILLED

Sep. 28 | ACCUSED: Tumelo Murder suspect claims self defence Murder accused, Tumelo Ithabanele claimed on Wednesday that a fatal stab he administered to a 20-year-old Mahalapye lad was a matter of ‘kill or be killed.’ “The only thing I can confirm is that...

INDEPENDENCE FOOTBALL

INDEPENDENCE FOOTBALL

Sep. 28 | *Tafic takes on GNT in Independence football extravaganza Football lovers will on Sunday be treated to a free football feast courtesy of Building Material Suppliers (BMS) who are sponsoring this year’s Independence Cup to the tune of P20 500 HELPING...

NOTORIOUS SUSPECTS DENIED BAIL

NOTORIOUS SUSPECTS DENIED BAIL

Sep. 28 | Two men who are highly suspected of being responsible for most armed robberies and burglaries in Francistown and surrounding areas this week found themselves at pains to convince the court to grant them bail. Leonard Mabutho , 40 a former convict and...

The Art of Waiting

The Art of Waiting

Sep. 28 | I never thought I would say this, but I almost miss queuing to buy a stamp in the Francistown Post Office.  PATIENCE: pushed to the extreme in Zimbabwe I’m a white guy. You probably figured that out already if you glanced at the picture next to my...

ASK GASE  28/09/12

ASK GASE 28/09/12

Sep. 28 | He’s sleeping with both of  us under the same roof Dear Gase, I am a lady of 29 years involved with a man of 35. We live together and have two kids. I have another child from my previous relationship and he also has a child. We have been together...

U NDI PE! NDI KUPE! TAFIC NEWS

U NDI PE! NDI KUPE! TAFIC NEWS

Sep. 28 | Tafic coach Dominic Changwe on Wednesday night expressed delight at the three points his boys won away to Santos in a Be Mobile Premier League fixture at Molepolole Sports Complex. WAY TO GO: Coaches Changwa and Moyo “I am happy with the three points...