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DJ BUNZ FIGHTS TO CLEAR HIS NAME

DJ BUNZ FIGHTS TO CLEAR HIS NAME

Aug. 30 | LOCAL CELEB RESPONDS AFTER BEING NAMED AS PRIME SUSPECT IN ALLEGED SEXUAL ASSAULT OF 5-YEAR-OLD GIRL DJ Bunz has vowed to clear his name after being accused of sexually abusing his girlfriend’s 5-year-old daughter. Looking tired and strained the popular...

CHILLIN’ OUT 30.08.13

CHILLIN’ OUT 30.08.13

Aug. 30 | THE ONEZA FEVER When Oneza were in town Shaya was amused to notice that some women changed their hair to red. Yours truly was however shocked to learn that a certain man from Maun went a tad too far and changed his hair to green. Although it looked like...

SUKU THE RIB CRACKER CHEERS GRIEVING MATES

SUKU THE RIB CRACKER CHEERS GRIEVING MATES

Aug. 30 | Our reporter Portia Ngwako asked for a ride in Ecco City Greens team bus from Monarch phase 5 grave yard after the burial of their teammate Lesego Tafa. Their Zimbabwean forward man Mandlaenkosi ‘Sukunyetsa’ Sibanda broke the ice and lighten the somber...

FRANCISTOWN MOURNS THE PEOPLE’S MP

FRANCISTOWN MOURNS THE PEOPLE’S MP

Aug. 30 | GONE: Masisi MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE Member of Parliament (MP) for Francistown West, Tshelang Masisi who passed away on Monday this week will be sorely missed by many. The immensely popular easy going MP with a great sense of humour died while admitted...

TAFIC BOUNCES BACK

TAFIC BOUNCES BACK

Aug. 30 | Midfielder Tafadzwa Maingire, who dumped troubled Tafic Sporting Club early last season, has retraced his footsteps back to the club that introduced him to Botswana football. Maingire alongside his countryman Audience Rundofa dumped Tafic and joined Botswana...

ZAMBEZI MOTORS OPENS SHOP IN FRANCISTOWN

ZAMBEZI MOTORS OPENS SHOP IN FRANCISTOWN

Aug. 30 | TRANSPORT MINISTER:Molefhi Zambezi Motors has opened a dealership and service center in Francistown. The multi million pula facilities have been hailed as a strategic business move that will provide service to the northern part of the country. “Its...

BOTSWANA BOOSTS ZIM TIMBER SALES

BOTSWANA BOOSTS ZIM TIMBER SALES

Aug. 30 | Zimbabwe’s Timber Producers Federation has revealed that Botswana has boosted the Zimbabwe’s timber sales by 89 percent. The Federation said the national timber sales volumes surged 44.5 percent to 267 888 cubic metres for the year ended December...

FOR MORE FUN JUMP OUT OF AN AIRPLANE

FOR MORE FUN JUMP OUT OF AN AIRPLANE

Aug. 30 | SKYDIVEBOTSWANA STEAL THE SHOW AT KABELANO Is it a bird? Is it an Unidentified Flying Object(UFO)? No, It’s a team of adrenalin Junkies from Skydive  Botswana Club  jumping from an airplane. In fact the exciting world of plummeting at least 5...

ZEBRAS DISASTROUS CAMP

ZEBRAS DISASTROUS CAMP

Aug. 30 | READY TO GO: Dirang Moloi It was supposed to be an intense training session on Wednesday, just three days before the Zebras take on Uganda in a friendly match. But the dull affair between the Zebras and Wonder Sporting at Bank of Botswana Grounds left...

Consumer’s Voice – 30th August 2013

Consumer’s Voice – 30th August 2013

Aug. 30 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I received an email inviting me to a conference about Domestic violence to be held in Seattle in the USA and then in Birmingham in the UK. The email said that everything would be paid for me except for the hotel in Birmingham....

SECURITY COMPANIES HAVE THE HIGHEST LABOUR DISPUTES

SECURITY COMPANIES HAVE THE HIGHEST LABOUR DISPUTES

Aug. 30 | The Francistown Industrial Court Assistant Registrar has said security companies have the highest labour dispute cases. Semogotso Mbole Mothotho told councillors in Francistown during a Full Council Meeting this week that the cases continue to worry them. “They...

UNKIND CUT

UNKIND CUT

Aug. 30 | DANGEROUS : Maphane cut his boyfriend’s skin with teeth WOMAN BRUTALLY CIRCUMCISES BOYFRIEND WITH HER TEETH A 35-year-old man was this week recuperating at Letsholathebe Hospital in Maun after his girlfriend ripped off his foreskin with her teeth...

SMOKE DOWN

SMOKE DOWN

Aug. 30 | UP IN ARMS: El Halabi and Dr Mbongwe ATN wages war against tobacco industry A workshop organized by pressure organisation, Anti-Tobacco Network (ATN), this week threw some light into the dark realities of the impact of tobacco trade in the socio-economic...

GROOVING INT THE GHETTO

GROOVING INT THE GHETTO

Aug. 30 | JEFF MATHEATAU THRILLS REFUGEES For a long time, Jeff Matheatau has been rocking the northern part of this country. But his performance at the Dukwi Night Club was exceptional. Refugees danced the Saturday night out as they responded to Matheatau’s...

BTC LAUNCH BONUS AIRTIME

BTC LAUNCH BONUS AIRTIME

Aug. 30 | GIVING BACK: Masoko says its time for BTCL to give back to customers Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) has introduced a bonus airtime top up promotion for fixed line customers. The company unveiled the Smart Office PABX to improve...

HORSE DROWNS IN POACHING ESCAPADE

HORSE DROWNS IN POACHING ESCAPADE

Aug. 30 | Maun Police are investigating a case in which a dead horse was found with an elephant tusk tied on it. Police found game meat also tied to the horse raising suspicious that the horse could have been used in poaching activities. The horse was found floating...

METROPOLITAN BOTSWANA’S SEVEN UP

METROPOLITAN BOTSWANA’S SEVEN UP

Aug. 30 | SEVENTH ACCOLADE: A token of appreciation from BNSC Metropolitan Botswana received an accolade from the Botswana Nation Sports Council (BNSC) for Patronage to Sport during the year 2013. The award was presented as part of the BNSC Sponsors’Night at...

LEARNING TO LEARN

LEARNING TO LEARN

Aug. 30 | EDUCATION: grades are not everything There are three types of students: A students, B students and C students. B students usually get jobs with the government while A students usually wind up working for C students. That paraphrased quote comes from a...

ASK GASE 30.08.13

ASK GASE 30.08.13

Aug. 30 | DEAR GASE, I am a 23-year-old young lady and I have a problem and of course its man related. I am currently single by choice. The reason is because I have strong feelings for this guy(a friend). I have felt like this ever since I was doing form 2 (2005). At...

HUSBAND DIES AFTER KNIFE ATTACK AT GIRLFRIEND HOUSE

HUSBAND DIES AFTER KNIFE ATTACK AT GIRLFRIEND HOUSE

Aug. 30 | SUSPECT: Michael Ndaba A night of passion has ended tragically for a Natale husband who died in hospital following a fatal knife attack at his lover’s house. The married man, Morena Jonas died of stab wounds at Nyangabgwe referral hospital where...