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LUCKY TO BE ALIVE

LUCKY TO BE ALIVE

May. 31 | SURVIVOR REVEALS DETAILS OF LOVE RIVAL’S GUN ATTACK RECOVERING: Malebogo Masase A Gaborone man who survived gunshots has spoken of how he nearly died from a violent attack by his girlfriend’s ex lover. Re- living his ordeal from the...

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS GIRL?

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS GIRL?

May. 31 | 17 YEAR OLD MISSING SINCE JANUARY A distraught sister of a missing 17 year old form four student is appealing for help. Tefo Semente was last seen on 9th January this year. 29 year old Matlhogonolo Semente revealed to the Voice that her younger...

WHEN THE STATE KILLS

WHEN THE STATE KILLS

May. 31 | DEATH SENTENCE DEBATED ALEC SEBOTSO Last month Botswana rejected pleas from other countries to abolish the death penalty during the country’s appearance before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. The British High Commissioner...

GROVE IN THE GHETTO

GROVE IN THE GHETTO

May. 31 | GONGMASTER TO PERFORM IN GHETTO Gongmaster, popularly known as Tau Ya Koma is expected to headline the Botswana Defense Force (BDF) Charity concert scheduled for BDF Donga barracks in Francistown tonight. Gongmaster is expected to be at his best and...

MINISTER BATSHU DISMISSES HOMOSEXUALS APPEAL

MINISTER BATSHU DISMISSES HOMOSEXUALS APPEAL

May. 31 | CONSERVATIVE: Batshu There won’t be any official Gays and Lesbian Association of Botswana (LEGABIBO) anytime soon. That is if the Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Edwin Batshu who denied the organisation legal registration in the past can continue...

BIG WEEKEND 31.05.13

BIG WEEKEND 31.05.13

May. 31 | LAFF-A-LOT ON TOUR The tour kicks off in Palapye on 31st May at Cresta Botsalo Hotel. It will then proceed to Selibe Phikwe on 1st June at Cresta Bosele Hotel. The Grand Finale will be held in Gaborone at Cresta President Hotel on 7th June where invited...

FACING OUR FEARS

FACING OUR FEARS

May. 31 | ENERGY: BB King, cool and electric I did something last week that gave me a charge. I stood up on a stage with a group of singers and musicians and played a blues guitar solo in front of a live audience. I am quite proud of myself. I’m not proud because...

Banc ABC TO THE RESCUE

Banc ABC TO THE RESCUE

May. 31 | BREAKING GROUND: MD Kurian and MP Moatlhodi doing the honours BancABC last week broke ground in Tonota and Mmandunyane to begin two community development initiatives earmarked for two families. The community projects include the construction of a three...

WAZHA LOPANG ATTENDS THIS YEAR’S CAINE WORKSHOP

WAZHA LOPANG ATTENDS THIS YEAR’S CAINE WORKSHOP

May. 31 | Most people are aware of the Caine Prize, a prize for short stories written by African writers, but it’s likely less people know about the Caine Prize workshops.  Each year they hold a ten day workshop in Africa. The winner and shortlisted writers...

CHAMPIONS

CHAMPIONS

May. 31 | FLYING HIGH: Orapa Unitedcelebrating their victory It was just too easy.  Not just the 2-1 victory against struggling TASC Confidence but the whole season seemed a walk in the park for Orapa United FC. On Wednesday afternoon, the magnificent outfit from...

LIGHT AT TH END OF THE TUNNEL FOR THE ECONOMY

LIGHT AT TH END OF THE TUNNEL FOR THE ECONOMY

May. 31 | Inflation to remain low in 2013 TALKING INFLATION: Dr Masalila The Central Bank has said inflation will remain low throughout 2013 and fall within the medium term objective range of 3-6 percent later in the year. Bank of Botswana’s Head of Research,...

THIRD VICTIM OF SERIAL KILLER DIES IN HOSPITAL

THIRD VICTIM OF SERIAL KILLER DIES IN HOSPITAL

May. 31 | CONCERNED:Marobela Chief Khuwe HUNT FOR CULPRIT INTENSIFIES A Marobela woman who was battling for her life in Nyangabwe Referral Hospital after being attacked by the same man who killed her mother, passed away early this week. 50-year-old BagelaMojiwa...

KENYA AIRWAYS LAUNCHES DIRECT FLIGHT TO ABU DHABI

KENYA AIRWAYS LAUNCHES DIRECT FLIGHT TO ABU DHABI

May. 31 | SOARING HIGH: Kenya Airway Passengers from Botswana flying to Abhu Dhabi will have an opportunity to cut down the number of connections by flying to Nairobi then directly to the Middle Eastern paradise in the United Arab Emirates. This follows an announcement...

AGRA WELCOMES AU’S COMMITMENT TO AGRICULTURE

AGRA WELCOMES AU’S COMMITMENT TO AGRICULTURE

May. 31 | The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has welcomed African Union’s (AU) renewed commitment to the transformation of the continent’s agricultural sector. On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the African Jane Karuku, President...

READY TO RUMBLE

READY TO RUMBLE

May. 31 | 2014 PALAPYE PARLIAMENTARY CANDIDATE: Master Goya Member of Parliament for Palapye Moiseraele Master Goya has set tongues wagging with his challenge for the unions to carry out their threats not to vote for the ruling Botswana Democratic Party in 2014. Goya...

Over P4m approved for LIMID in NED

Over P4m approved for LIMID in NED

May. 31 | CONCERNED: Kealotswe Funds amounting to a staggering P4 355 030.68 was approved for the implementation of the Livestock Management and Infrastructure Development (LIMID) II programme in the North East District (NED). This is despite the recurring foot-and-mouth...

CHILLIN’ OUT 31.05.13

CHILLIN’ OUT 31.05.13

May. 31 | LITTLE MISS BOTSWANA Our former Miss Botswana Juby Peacock caught Shaya’s attention during the 1st Letlhafula Day held at Rileys Hotel in Maun. With an eye for juicy things Shaya could not help it but notice that the former Miss Botswana stunner had...

THE LAST CALL

THE LAST CALL

May. 31 | Mr-Solomon-Tute WE ARE LIKE A PEBBLE OF SAND I ANSWERED his call, in the middle of a meeting and whispered… I will call you back, I am in a meeting. After that meeting, another deadline and commitment arose. And I never made that call. I never...

MEN ARE DOGS

MEN ARE DOGS

May. 31 | On a Saturday morning, The Voice cartoonist, LESOLE NTSHOLE boarded a bus bound for Gaborone from Mochudi and heard a conversation between two women passengers and a bus conductor. Woman in white T-shirt (To the woman in blue jeans as she boards a bus...

CLLRS TAKE A SWIP ON YOUTH EMPOWERMENT POLICIES

CLLRS TAKE A SWIP ON YOUTH EMPOWERMENT POLICIES

May. 31 | DEMANDING ACTION: Tabengwa Francistown councilors have called on the government through the Ministry of Youths, Sport and Culture to use a broad based approach in implementing youths’ policies and ensure that young people get empowered. Responding to...