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FAMILY OF MAN GUNNED DOWN IN DRIVE BY SHOOTING DEMAND ARRESTS

FAMILY OF MAN GUNNED DOWN IN DRIVE BY SHOOTING DEMAND ARRESTS

Jan. 25 | GUNNED DOWN: Marco Mpatane THE family of a young man who succumbed to gun injuries sustained in a drive by shooting in Gaborone two weeks ago have demanded arrests. 26- year- old Marco Mpatane died on Sunday after a week in intensive care unit...

“I ‘LL DIE AND COME BACK TO HAUNT YOU”

“I ‘LL DIE AND COME BACK TO HAUNT YOU”

Jan. 25 | IN PAIN: Mosarwe EVICTION ORDER LANDS GRANNY 95, IN HOSPITAL PENSIONER MADE HOMELESS IN PROPERTY ROW THREATENS NEW TENANT An ailing 95-year-old granny who became homeless and sick following an eviction court order out of  her family home has...

CONSUMER’S VOICE 20.01.2013

CONSUMER’S VOICE 20.01.2013

Jan. 25 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I saw on Facebook that someone was offering Windows and Microsoft Office and lots of other software. When I contacted them for prices they said they could give me the version of Office 2010 with Microsoft Access for...

MAKING ENDS MEET

MAKING ENDS MEET

Jan. 25 | Moffat BDF NEW HAIRSTYLE REGULATIONS RUIN BARBERS The Botswana Defence Force new hair regulations have hit barber shops businesses in Francistown where it hurts the most, in the pocket. Speaking to Your Money on Wednesday, many barbers said  that  the...

DEVELOPING HUMAN RESOURCE

DEVELOPING HUMAN RESOURCE

Jan. 25 | COMMITTED: Modungwa The Human Resource Development Advisory Council (HRDAC) is an interim structure to drive the implementation of the National Human Resource Development Strategy (NHRDS). The approval of this strategy has called for the establishment...

MINE ACCIDENT FLATTENS MAN TO DEATH

MINE ACCIDENT FLATTENS MAN TO DEATH

Jan. 25 | Mine-Accident A 32-year- old employee of Discovery Metals Mine in Toteng Village  has died in a mine accident. Alloy Lelaka from Seleka village in Tswapong area was crushed to death by a machine which was being towed out of the pit for repairs. He was ...

FREE AT LAST

FREE AT LAST

Jan. 25 | FREED: Jamali - Jamali corruption case dismissed in court The sun has finally set on the marathon corruption case involving property magnate Sayed Jamali and Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Lands and Housing, Victor Rantshabeng. After all...

A POLITICIAN AND A PASTOR

A POLITICIAN AND A PASTOR

Jan. 25 | MAN OF HONOUR: Molapisi Motlatsi Molapisi opens up to Dubani- Wa Dubani  on why he turned down UDC presidency, why Minister Mokaila should have resigned over his facebook sex scandal and how he mixed preaching with politics over the years. Good afternoon...

ROBBING THE DEAD

ROBBING THE DEAD

Jan. 25 | CONVERSATION FROM A COMBI Voice Reporter Dubani-wa-Dubani on Monday whilst hitching for a ride at Naledi Motors, Francistown heard a conversation on how people steal from accidents scenes instead of helping the injured. Fat Lady:Sometimes I feel ashamed...

BIG WEEKEND 25.01.2013

BIG WEEKEND 25.01.2013

Jan. 25 | Edgar & Mosa FLAVOUR DOME ROCKS For quite a while now I thousands of Batswana and have always complained about lack of local content in our radio stations Botswana television. Music programs like Flavour Dome, were dominated by western music and...

HORN FREAKS OUT RESIDENTS

HORN FREAKS OUT RESIDENTS

Jan. 25 | CURIOUS: Students and members of the public Monarch residents in Francistown looked on with shock and disbelief as a horn draped in beads and animal skin was discovered near Phatlhogo Primary School on Wednesday morning. The mysterious horn which was...

LEGALWISE COMES TO BOTSWANA

LEGALWISE COMES TO BOTSWANA

Jan. 25 | “Don’t talk to me, talk to my lawyer” South Africa based legal expenses insurer, Legal Wise has opened a branch in Gaborone. The insurer specializes in offering its members the power to enforce and defend their rights through professional legal...

BDP MAN IN DRUNKEN DRIVING CHARGES

BDP MAN IN DRUNKEN DRIVING CHARGES

Jan. 25 | CHARGED: Rammuso Botswana Democratic Party (BDP)’s North West Regional Coordinator, Bushi Rammuso has been sentenced to six months imprisonment or a P3000 fine  for drunken driving. Rammuso also had his driver’s licence revoked for a year despite...

PPADB HOLDS  WORKSHOP TO SHARPEN SKILLS AND IMPROVE TRANSPARENCY

PPADB HOLDS WORKSHOP TO SHARPEN SKILLS AND IMPROVE TRANSPARENCY

Jan. 25 | It is important for bidders to know why their tenders fail and therefore in all procurement activities all bidders must be debriefed to enhance the value of transparency. This was said by Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) Executive Director,...

GRAVE YARD DISASTER

GRAVE YARD DISASTER

Jan. 25 | Flooded -Still open grave Woman buried at home as rain floods graveyard A Maitengwe woman was on Sunday buried in her family home  backyard after the torrential rains which fell in most parts of the country flooded the village cemetery. Mourners had...

CHILLIN’ OUT 25.01.2013

CHILLIN’ OUT 25.01.2013

Jan. 25 | 100% NO FLOODS News reaching Yours Truly has it that upon hearing rumours of floods, that were supposed to sweep Gaborone away this past weekend, a certain television station had its reporters and camera crew on standby; supposedly to capture the devastating...

MISS BOTSWANA MAUN AUDITIONS FLOP

MISS BOTSWANA MAUN AUDITIONS FLOP

Jan. 25 | ON TOP OF THINGS: Masole The new man at the helm of Miss Botswana Pageant Mosupi Tops Masole is still optimistic that this year’s Miss Botswana auditions will attract record numbers. This is despite the fact that only seven girls turned up for the auditions...

REVAMPED SHAA PROJECT LAUNCHED

REVAMPED SHAA PROJECT LAUNCHED

Jan. 25 | MAN AT WORK: Mokalake A Tlokweng woman was beaming uncontrollably early this week as she helped break ground at the site of her new home to be built by a revamped SHHA project. Thuto Monageng, 44, will become the first of 142 beneficiaries  to turn the...

CONFERENCE WARNING

CONFERENCE WARNING

Jan. 25 | Business Conference I’m not a big fan of conferences, they’re usually just an opportunity to spend your employer’s money on having a quiet day or two in a hotel conference room and getting a free lunch. They’re also a way people think they can...

DOPING IN SPORT

DOPING IN SPORT

Jan. 25 | DOPING in sport has become a global topic of conversation since the cyclist Lance Armstrong admitted to using prohibited substances in an effort to increase his sporting performance. So why the fuss? Why is everyone so upset? The use of drugs or blood...