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PROPHET T.B JOSHUA FOLLOWERS SWINDLED

PROPHET T.B JOSHUA FOLLOWERS SWINDLED

Jul. 26 | MAN OF GOD: Prophet-T.B-Joshua PILGRIMS LOSE OVER P500,000 TO TRICKY TRAVEL AGENT An unscrupulous Gaborone businessman has swindled scores of unsuspecting followers of Temitope Joshua, a Nigerian prophet popularly known as TB Joshua of over half...

ZOMBIE HUNT TURNS VIOLENT

ZOMBIE HUNT TURNS VIOLENT

Jul. 26 | MISSING: Willie Leburane There was drama in Gabane Village when angry residents rioted after witch doctors claimed that a man that went missing a month ago was abducted  and turned into a zombie. Tension mounted on Tuesday as a group of over...

SOLDIERS THREATEN BDF WITH MASS RESIGNATIONS

SOLDIERS THREATEN BDF WITH MASS RESIGNATIONS

Jul. 26 | About 2000 Botswana Defence Force (BDF) lowest ranking soldiers have threatened to resign from the army if they are not promoted by next week Thursday. The Voice investigations have revealed that the 2000 officers between the ranks of private...

Campsite workers cry for help

Campsite workers cry for help

Jul. 26 | Batshu promises to resolve Okavango Delta campsite workers’ problems WORKER’S SAVIOUR: Batshu The Minister of Labour and Home Affairs Edwin Batshu has promised to resolve problems bedeviling campsite workers in the Okavango Delta, if any. This came...

GROOVING IN THE GHETTO

GROOVING IN THE GHETTO

Jul. 26 | DJ LA TIMMY TO ROCK GHETTO Arguably Botswana’s disc jockeying beat master and Botswana Television (Btv)’s resident Disc Jockey (DJ) La Timmy is in town. 29-year-old Timothy Sabuta of Kasane is expected to perform at the Lizard Entertainment tomorrow...

BOPSSA UNDER 13 TEAMS IN CAMP

BOPSSA UNDER 13 TEAMS IN CAMP

Jul. 26 | READY TO ROLL: Football team20 Botswana Primary Schools Sports Association national under 13 teams are in a two week camp preparing for COSSASA games to be held in Lesotho in this August. Football, volleyball and netball teams were selected recently at...

BBS ROLLS OUT INTERNET BANKING

BBS ROLLS OUT INTERNET BANKING

Jul. 26 | EXCITED: Sipho Showa Botswana Building Society (BBS) has finally rolled out the Mobile and Internet Banking facility early this month. BBS’ latest service dubbed ‘Nomad banking’ is expected to accord the financial institution’s clientele the pleasure...

15 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE

15 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE

Jul. 26 | YOUNG TALENT: Matebejana MATEBEJANE CELEBRATE A MILESTONE Matebejana football development club will hold a tournament this Sunday to celebrate their 15 years of existence. Matebejana have produced many professional and national team players among them Jerome...

BRIDGING THE GAP

BRIDGING THE GAP

Jul. 26 | Kazungula bridge construction to begin in 2014 BUILDING BRIDGE: Molefhi Construction of the Kazungula Bridge that is expected to ease trade between Botswana and Zambia is expected to begin next year. The call was made recently by the Ministers of Transport...

BIG WEEKEND 26.07.13

BIG WEEKEND 26.07.13

Jul. 26 | MISSED OPPORTUNITIES After performing at Botswanacraft in a show that also features his father Steve Dyer and Lister Boleseng, Jazz pianist Bokani Dyer will get ready for the annual Standard Bank Joy of Jazz. The young artist whose father lived in Botswana...

Consumer’s Voice – 26th July 2013

Consumer’s Voice – 26th July 2013

Jul. 26 |   PHOTOGRAPHER SPOILED OUR WEDDING Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 My husband and I booked a photographer for our wedding photos and videos last year September 2012 hoping that he is a professional. We signed a contract that he will deliver everything...

STAR SHINE

STAR SHINE

Jul. 26 | Tv STAR: Mmatli YOUNG BLACK AND SUCCESSFUL South African celebrity, Mmatli Mohapelo describes himself as a simple ghetto boy. When the famous actor who has featured in popular dramas and soapies like Scandal and Rhythm City was in Botswana recently, Voice...

GU THREATENS PLAYER WITHDRAWAL

GU THREATENS PLAYER WITHDRAWAL

Jul. 26 | NOT AMUSED: David Bright Gaborone United has written to Botswana Football Association asking to withdraw their players from the national team. United currently has eight players in the national team which according to head coach David Bright has hampered...

Francistown PPADB offices to be built soon

Francistown PPADB offices to be built soon

Jul. 26 | ASSISTANT MINISTER: Seretse The Assistant Finance Minister has said plans to build the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) offices in Francistown were put on hold due to lack of finances. Speaking in parliament on Monday Vincent Seretse...

MAKING ENDS MEET

MAKING ENDS MEET

Jul. 26 | As government strives to ensure that all able bodied destitute and potential destitute step out of poverty, some of the efforts seem to be bearing fruit. This week some of the beneficiaries of the Poverty Eradication Programme (PEP) attended a press conference...

TRAPPED IN ABUSE

TRAPPED IN ABUSE

Jul. 26 | Traditionally our society was driven by deep rooted values of righteousness and peace at all levels and this was sustained by a firm belief in conflict resolution principles. This was done through the counsel of aunts and uncles hence our Setswana saying,...

CHILLIN’ OUT 26.07.13

CHILLIN’ OUT 26.07.13

Jul. 26 | MAXY FINDS NEW LOVE Whoever said Maxy is a ‘Maskanta’ and will probably never find love was wrong . I know a lot of you dismissed her when she parted ways with her former lover, the father of her only daughter Gauta, but when that door closed another...

Merciless uncle sentenced

Merciless uncle sentenced

Jul. 26 | DANGEROUS: Boniface Maikati A merciless man escaped a jail term after he was found guilty of breaking his 10-year-old nephew’s teeth in a fit of anger. Boniface Maikati, 27, of Sekao ward in Nata Village learnt it the hard way after hitting his nephew...

POVERTY ERADICATION PROGRAMME A SUCCESS- MASISI

POVERTY ERADICATION PROGRAMME A SUCCESS- MASISI

Jul. 26 | TALKING POVERTY ERADICATION: Masisi and Rakhudu Presidential Affairs Minister, Mokgweetsi Masisi says the government’s Poverty Eradication P rogramme (PEP) has been a success. Adressing the media this week at the Mass Media complex, Masisi said that...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Jul. 26 | OTISITSWE TIROYAMODIMO My response to Major General Mokgware’s Interview by the Voice Newspaper. I read an interview in the Voice newspaper given by retired Major General Pius Mokgware. My name was mentioned in the script and I am supposedly junior...