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THE P250 HIT MAN

THE P250 HIT MAN

Oct. 28 | FACING CHARGES: Thody Mujiwa and Alosere ouside court HIRED KILLER IN COURT ON MURDER CHARGE There are some that say you can hire a killer for the price of a carton of Chibuku. The services of Thabe Alosere from Tutume came slighly more expensive...

WRITING IS A TOUGH JOB

WRITING IS A TOUGH JOB

Oct. 25 | I’ve had many jobs, more than most people I suspect. A partial list would include: bus girl, dishwasher, cook’s helper, bartender, waitress, nursing assistant, clown, research assistant (on projects as diverse as studying viruses in...

EVERY MAN FOR HIMSELF

EVERY MAN FOR HIMSELF

Oct. 25 | BCP candidates to foot their own campaign bills Aspiring Botswana Congress Party (BCP) parliamentary and council candidates will have to foot their own campaign costs, the party has said. Party’ spokesperson Taolo Lucas revealed in an interview...

LADIES GOLF TOURNEY IN SUA

LADIES GOLF TOURNEY IN SUA

Oct. 25 | ON THE SWING: Marudu captured in action Botswana Ladies Golf Union will host a two day golf tournament in Sowa Town this weekend. The Botswana Ladies Closed-Golf Makgadikgadi which is expected to attract over 50 players will be played at Sowa Golf Club. The...

BEHIND THE VOICE THERE’S SIMBA

BEHIND THE VOICE THERE’S SIMBA

Oct. 25 | MEDIA PERSONALITY He is the man whose voice is behind almost every advert playing either on TV or radio. Born in Zimbabwe, Simba Mudereri is a man of many talents, but it is the love for radio that has seen him adopt Botswana as his second home. Here...

REPAIRING THE DAMAGE – AN END TO ‘TSHENYO’

REPAIRING THE DAMAGE – AN END TO ‘TSHENYO’

Oct. 25 | Over the years I have watched in anguish as society tip-toes around some destructive cultural practices.  And so inspired by the phrase, “What you don’t confront will confront you,” and its sister saying, “What you don’t confront you cannot...

CHILLIN’ OUT 25.10.13

CHILLIN’ OUT 25.10.13

Oct. 25 | PHILANTHROPIST OR FAKE? Things people do in this town to gain popularity really perplex me. Shaya has been informed that one of our promoters, Zenzele of Zen Promotions who has now turned philanthropist has been basking in other people’s glory and claiming...

YARONA FM BENEFITS FROM LIMKO SCHOLARSHIP

YARONA FM BENEFITS FROM LIMKO SCHOLARSHIP

Oct. 25 |   DONE DEAL: Thebe and Moepeng during the handover In its endeavor to get involved in the industry, Limkokwing University this week gave three hundred thousand pula worth of scholarship to a youthful contemporary radio station, Yarona FM. Speaking...

WE SHALL OVERCOME

WE SHALL OVERCOME

Oct. 25 | BOTSWANA WINNING BATTLE AGAINST HIV/AIDS National AIDs Coordinating Agency (NACA) coordinator, Richard Matlhare says Botswana is close to winning the battle against HIV/AIDS. When addressing the media early this week Matlhare noted that the country has...

DIVISION 1 FIXTURE CONGESTION

DIVISION 1 FIXTURE CONGESTION

Oct. 25 | Delayed division one league 2013/2014 season will resume this weekend.  Due the late start to the season teams are expected to play two games per weekend; that is Saturday and Sunday for the first four weeks. Speaking to Voice Sport this week division...

MARRIAGE WRECKER FINED P60 000

MARRIAGE WRECKER FINED P60 000

Oct. 25 | If you are tempted to have an affair with a married person, think twice. Unless of course you don’t mind running the risk of  paying a hefty fine like  a Francistown woman who was recently ordered by the court to pay P60, 000 for marriage wrecking. Kemiso...

ACTION ATTRACTION

ACTION ATTRACTION

Oct. 25 | BOLD STATEMENT: Rollers fans during one of the Chiefs/Rollers games CAN MADINDA NDLOVU HAND CHIEFS FIRST LOSS OF THE SEASON IN EPIC CLASH? Although Township Rollers are the most successful team in the country, having won the league a record eleven times...

BIG WEEKEND 25.10.13

BIG WEEKEND 25.10.13

Oct. 25 | RAMONYAKU’S THEATRICS Ramonyaku has just completed a DVD covering songs from his debut album ‘Letota la ga Khama.’ A member of the popular Tripple R group under Kulenyane Studios, the Serowe born artist is a talented entertainer. I have to be honest;...

DIVORCED HUSBAND

DIVORCED HUSBAND

Oct. 25 | Jaws dropped this week as a Maun customary court nullified wedding vows of a warring couple after the husband accused his wife of bringing sexually transmitted diseases into the marriage. The 17 year old marriage of Galalea Setshwantsho, 49, and his wife...

SHELL WIN A LAND CRUISER PROMOTION STILL ON

SHELL WIN A LAND CRUISER PROMOTION STILL ON

Oct. 25 | Fill Up & Win promotion by Shell Oil Botswana is not a hoax. This clarification was made by the company Retail Assistant Tsaone Kgasa recently. Kgasa who explained that the promotion will run until the end of November 2013 instead was responding to...

FARMERS FACE VEGETABLE MARKET GLUT

FARMERS FACE VEGETABLE MARKET GLUT

Oct. 25 | CONCERNED: Matenge Over 74 horticulture farmers in the Tonota-Molapo farms have been forced to plough down most of their cabbage crop after the market experienced a glut of the fresh produce. Many of the farmers who own between two to six hectares, are...

PUMA FUELS DIVERTED AIRCRAFTS

PUMA FUELS DIVERTED AIRCRAFTS

Oct. 25 | Puma Energy’s aviation fuel depot at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport recently received a major boost when a flurry of unscheduled international flights flocked to the capital city’s airport for emergency refuelling consuming 58 750 litres...

FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER AND SET FREE FROM PRISON

FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER AND SET FREE FROM PRISON

Oct. 25 | FREE AT LAST: Moagisi Montshwari (R) with lawyer Themba Joina A young man who killed his drinking pal when he was a 16 -year- old teenager in 2006 was this week found guilty of murder and released from jail. Moagisi Montshwari (23) was charged with murder...

STERN TEST FOR BDF XI AS THEY FACE NICO UNITED

STERN TEST FOR BDF XI AS THEY FACE NICO UNITED

Oct. 25 | IN TOP FORM: BDF XI player BDF XI’s tenacity will be put to a stern test this Friday when they face the unpredictable but hard to beat Nico United in the copper-nickel town of Selibe Phikwe. An epic battle is expected as the two sides face each other...

P350, 000 BMW DROVE HIM CRAZY

P350, 000 BMW DROVE HIM CRAZY

Oct. 25 | MASCOM WHEELS ON CASH BIMMER WINNER IN MURDER CHARGE Her head was repeatedly hit against the wall while a big hand covered her mouth and nose. 20- year old Tebo Lefoane stood no chance. The man she met in 2011 as an innocent 18 year- old St Joseph’s...