• AIMING FOR THE TOP SPOT0

    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 would make it.   “ It’s my first time to contest in My

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  • CHILLIN OUT 26.10.120

    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 has been some of the best fashion bloopers in this

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  • THE FALL AND RISE OF STIGER SOLA1

    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 in the entertainment industry. However the road was not smooth as

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  • P27 600 FOR BIGGER PENIS46

    CON MEN LET DOWN TEACHER WHO WANTED BIGGER MANHOOD 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 they could enlarge his penis. The 34-year-old teacher told a Francistown court that he consulted the men after he failed to

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  • YOU CAN’T SAY THAT36

    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 foolish and gay looking unmarried man.” Two former employees who reported the matter to the police, Dipuo Sethembeni, 33, from Francistown

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  • TALK OF THE TOWN2

    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 become an indirect reference to the reported text messages said to have been sent from the Minister to a female friend. In order to

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  • NO NEED TO RESIGN MINISTER MOKAILA14

    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 Minister Mokaila resign following allegations of sex scandal?” 53% believed that the Honourable Minister

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  • AIDS STATISTICS SHOCK4

    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 every year. The figures which meant that 1250 people were getting infected every month  attracted a lot of attention

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  • STUDENTS EXAMINED ON A BOOK THEY DID NOT STUDY6

    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 deep end when one of the questions carrying maximum marks was based on a textbook which

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  • MODERN GIRLS HAVE NO SHAME4

    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 shop to hand over the toilet keys.

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  • WOMAN ACCUSED OF KILLING SISTER- IN- LAW0

    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 before Independence Day celebrations. Although it is not yet clear why the woman resorted to the alleged crime, rumour has

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  • MAN, 60, DENIES RAPING TEENAGER8

    Claims victim’s father owes him P10 000 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 Samson claimed that the rape charge was trumped up by the girl’s father to avoid  paying

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  • POLICE MAKING A BREAK THROUGH IN MAUN FIRES0

    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 home economics laboratories which had gas cylinders and other explosives. However the Fire department from Maun International Airport

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  • ACADEMIC SHEDS TEARS OF JOY1

    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 the University of Botswana (UB) sobbed uncontrollable when awarding P100 each to three pupils who had shown

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  • “CASTRATE THE BASTARD”14

    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 uncle of the girl said it would be a terrible mistake for the court to

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  • MAN ON DEFILEMENT CHARGE WAS ONLY ONE OF MANY LOVERS ADMITS UNDERAGE GIRL4

    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 court on a charge of defilement. In her evidence the Mokaleng Primary School student told the

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  • MOGODITSHANE RESIDENTS AGAINST DELIMITATION0

    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 of speakers said the population increase in their area does not mean a single Member of Parliament (MP) would

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  • MOTSAWALEDI ELECTED LIBERAL NETWORK VP0

    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 to the high position last week in Abidjan, Ivory Coast where he was attending the Liberal International Congress, the BMD National Spokesperson,

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  • MASIRE PRAISES BOTSWANA RANKING IN MO IBRAHIM INDEX0

    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 from London where the index was released last week, Masire said that although nothing was constant and Botswana had slipped down

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  • MOGAE SPEAKS GOVERNANCE ISSUES0

    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 Africa (CoDA), which took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Monday this week ahead of the African Development

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