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AIMING FOR THE TOP SPOT

AIMING FOR THE TOP SPOT

Oct. 28 | LORA MATENGE She has always had a dream and that dream is to sing. Lora Macheba Matenge is now on the verge of realizing that dream. From the very first day that she auditioned for My African Dream competition 14 year old Lora never doubted that she...

CHILLIN OUT 26.10.12

CHILLIN OUT 26.10.12

Oct. 28 | CALL THE FASHION POLICE I’M not really into fashion simply because I can’t keep up with the ever rising prices of nice clothes, so I basically dress to cover my modest. However I love fashionable people because they can be my source of humour. There...

THE FALL AND RISE OF STIGER SOLA

THE FALL AND RISE OF STIGER SOLA

Oct. 28 | ARTIST: Monaga Stiger Molefhi He was once considered a mad man because of his love for the guitar but that did not deter the Mamelodi hit maker from his passion for music. He soldiered on until he recorded a single resulting in him making a name for himself...

P27 600 FOR BIGGER PENIS

P27 600 FOR BIGGER PENIS

Oct. 28 | CON MEN LET DOWN TEACHER WHO WANTED BIGGER MANHOOD ACCUSED: Chrispen Chawinga (left) and Alex Chipembe awaiting trial A man was conned out of P27 600 in a desperate attempt to steam up his performance in bed after two self-styled traditional doctors claimed...

YOU CAN’T SAY THAT

YOU CAN’T SAY THAT

Oct. 28 | NOT AMUSED: Bagwasi Australian mine boss faces police probe after allegations he called President Khama ‘foolish’ and ‘gay looking’ Police in Maun are investigating a Discovery Metals (DLM) mine boss for allegedly calling President Ian Khama “a...

TALK OF THE TOWN

TALK OF THE TOWN

Oct. 28 | FLASHBACK: Our last week’s front page Following our front-page story last week on Minister Mokaila, his alleged ‘sexploits’ exposed on facebook have indeed become ‘The Talk of the Town.’ Just mentioning ‘Pitsane’ and ‘silly’ has in itself...

NO NEED TO RESIGN MINISTER MOKAILA

NO NEED TO RESIGN MINISTER MOKAILA

Oct. 27 | A poll via social media has revealed that a slim majority of readers feel that Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Kitso Mokaila should not resign following sex scandal allegations. Of the 420 readers responding to the poll question: “Should...

AIDS STATISTICS SHOCK

AIDS STATISTICS SHOCK

Oct. 27 | Current leadership blamed for not prioritizing the disease Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Dr Gloria Somolekae last week ‘dropped a bombshell’ as she revealed that 15 000 Batswana were being infected with HIV...

STUDENTS EXAMINED ON A BOOK THEY DID NOT STUDY

STUDENTS EXAMINED ON A BOOK THEY DID NOT STUDY

Oct. 27 | Over 36 000 Junior Examinations candidates who sat for their  final English Paper three exam were this week forced to chose between two questions which did not carry equal marks. As if this was not enough some of the candidates were thrown into the...

MODERN GIRLS HAVE NO SHAME

MODERN GIRLS HAVE NO SHAME

Oct. 27 | A Voice reporter last Friday went into a photocopying shop which is in the same building and same floor with one of the many colleges in Gaborone. While waiting to be served, a lady who judging from her talk is a lecturer at the college walked into the...

WOMAN ACCUSED OF KILLING SISTER- IN- LAW

WOMAN ACCUSED OF KILLING SISTER- IN- LAW

Oct. 27 | SUSPECT: Disang A 47-year-old woman, who allegedly killed her boyfriend’s sister at Selolwane ward in Tutume village last month, was on Monday brought for mention before Francistown magistrate court. Cecilia Disang allegedly choked Mose Tshipi a day...

MAN, 60, DENIES RAPING TEENAGER

MAN, 60, DENIES RAPING TEENAGER

Oct. 27 | Claims victim’s father owes him P10 000 ACCUSED: Samson A 60- year -old man from Semotswane village has admitted to having sex with his neighbour’s teenage daughter but vehemently denied in court that she raped her. In his evidence , Otsetswe...

POLICE MAKING A BREAK THROUGH IN MAUN FIRES

POLICE MAKING A BREAK THROUGH IN MAUN FIRES

Oct. 27 | UP IN FLAMES: Tsodilo classroom A day after Maun Senior School shut down because of fires which burnt eight classrooms last week; another School Tsodilo Junior became the next fire victim on Thursday afternoon. The fires burnt a block of classrooms and...

ACADEMIC SHEDS TEARS OF JOY

ACADEMIC SHEDS TEARS OF JOY

Oct. 27 | TOUCHED: Tshireletso An academic recently failed to hold back his tears as he presented money to top achievers during a prize giving day ceremony held at Natale Primary school. Guest speaker Shylet Tshireletso who is pursuing his masters’ degree with...

“CASTRATE THE BASTARD”

“CASTRATE THE BASTARD”

Oct. 27 | CHARGED: Tshuma Man accused of having oral sex with a four –year- old girl Fuming relatives have called for the castration of the 30-year-old man who allegedly had oral sex with their four-year-old toddler and even ejaculated in her mouth. An angry...

MAN ON DEFILEMENT CHARGE WAS ONLY ONE OF MANY LOVERS ADMITS UNDERAGE GIRL

MAN ON DEFILEMENT CHARGE WAS ONLY ONE OF MANY LOVERS ADMITS UNDERAGE GIRL

Oct. 27 | ACCUSED: Augustine Mponda A 15-year-old girl shocked a Francistown court last week when she revealed details of her extensive sex life. The standard 7 student admitted having consensual sex with a number of older men after one of her lovers appeared in...

MOGODITSHANE RESIDENTS AGAINST DELIMITATION

MOGODITSHANE RESIDENTS AGAINST DELIMITATION

Oct. 27 | Residents of Mogoditshane Township in the Kweneng District have said they do not want another political constituency in their area. Speaking during a consultative Kgotla meeting with the electoral Delimitation Commission on Monday, an overwhelming majority...

MOTSAWALEDI ELECTED LIBERAL NETWORK VP

MOTSAWALEDI ELECTED LIBERAL NETWORK VP

Oct. 27 | APPOINTED: Motswaledi The leader of Botswana Movement for Democracy, Gomolemo Motswaledi has been elected the Vice President of the Africa Liberal Network, an organization of Liberal political parties from across the continent. Motswaledi was elected...

MASIRE PRAISES BOTSWANA RANKING IN MO IBRAHIM INDEX

MASIRE PRAISES BOTSWANA RANKING IN MO IBRAHIM INDEX

Oct. 27 | HAPPY: Sir Ketumile Masire FORMER President and Mo Ibrahim Foundation board member, Sir Ketumile Masire has expressed happiness that Botswana was ranked third in the sixth Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) recently. Speaking in a telephone interview...

MOGAE SPEAKS GOVERNANCE ISSUES

MOGAE SPEAKS GOVERNANCE ISSUES

Oct. 27 | PRAISED: Mogae Former President, Festus Mogae has underscored the need to place governance at the core of natural resources management in Africa, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has stated. Mogae was speaking at the Coalition for Dialogue on...