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UB STUDENT LAID TO REST ON CHRISTMAS DAY

UB STUDENT LAID TO REST ON CHRISTMAS DAY

Dec. 27 | Gaborone United Supporters carrying Purry’s coffin Amidst cries of anguish tragic suicide victim Prudence Diphatsa was laid to rest whilst elsewhere people were opening Christmas presents. The 20-year-old UB student described as ‘humble,’ ‘ever...

TEACHER SHOT DEAD IN MATSILOJE BAR RAID

TEACHER SHOT DEAD IN MATSILOJE BAR RAID

Dec. 23 | Where the incident happened An innocent bystander was shot dead in Matsiloje last weekend when armed robbers raided the bar where he was drinking. Masunga Senior Secondary School teacher John Keletse entered the ‘Other Place’ bar just as four armed...

WHAT A YEAR 2013

WHAT A YEAR 2013

Dec. 20 | RED ALERT: BDP As 2013 fades away, for local political parties at has been a year that many may want to forget. 2013 was a great year for both politicians and the people. Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) as the main party attracted a lot of attention in...

WHEN TATA NELSON MANDELA PASSED ON I WAS IN SOUTH AFRICA

WHEN TATA NELSON MANDELA PASSED ON I WAS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Dec. 20 | Mandela’s life has touched many people’s lives in more different ways than one. I am paying homage to arguably the greatest statesman that ever lived.  Those close to me may know that my dad George Chizhala who has a dual citizenship (Motswana and...

GIVE US THE JOBS

GIVE US THE JOBS

Dec. 20 | SITE TALK: Kalahari Energy officials explaining the projecting logistics VILLAGERS LOOK TO CBM EXPLORATION FOR EMPLOYMENT Mmashoro villagers are anxiously waiting for completion of the exploration of Coal-Bed Methane (CBM) in their area with the hope...

BVF MOURNS DEATH OF TWO PLAYERS

BVF MOURNS DEATH OF TWO PLAYERS

Dec. 20 | Baagi Botswana Volleyball Federation(BVF) is mourning the death of two Orapa Volleyball Club players. Bushe Moitlhobogi and Baagi Onneetse died in a fatal car accident in the early hours of Sunday. Orapa Police Station Commander Superintendent Badirwang...

The Voice and Face of Limkokwing

The Voice and Face of Limkokwing

Dec. 20 | MOUTHPIECE: Thebe You know about Limkokwing University of Creative Technology because of her efforts. A former student of the university, Francistown born Mercy Thebe has proved she has what it takes. Archie Mokoka got to find out she does it Who is...

‘RAPE’ SURVIVOR BREAKS THE SILENCE

‘RAPE’ SURVIVOR BREAKS THE SILENCE

Dec. 20 | As the world wraps up 16 days of activism against women and child abuse, a 23- year-old Gaborone woman came out this week to reveal how she suffered a traumatising violation at the hands of a prominent dentist in Gaborone. The woman(name withheld to protect...

SVM URGED TO STAND UP

SVM URGED TO STAND UP

Dec. 20 | Botswana National Sports Council Sport Marketing and Communications Officer, Malebo Raditladi has called on sports volunteers to work hard to make next year’s Africa Youth Games a success.  The second edition of the games which were first held in Rabat,...

SIXTY DAYS OF ACTION ENDS

SIXTY DAYS OF ACTION ENDS

Dec. 20 | As the festive season heats up, the Botswana Police Service ended the third annual 60 Days of Action campaign in Thamaga last week Friday. The campaign which this year targeted Selebi Phikwe, Maun and Thamaga is aimed at changing people’s mindsets so...

Christmas Card Crisis

Christmas Card Crisis

Dec. 20 | CUTTING BACK: A gift for the whole family So many choices, so much stuff… but what do I really want to give to the people who matter the most to me this year, and how will I pay for it? Christmas is just a few days away and the advertising world is...

MEDIA HOUSES REWARDED

MEDIA HOUSES REWARDED

Dec. 20 | The second installment of the annual Lilac Media Awards took place last Friday at the Peugeot plant in Gaborone. The Lilac Media Awards aim to recognise and celebrate Botswana’s media houses, as surveyed in terms of the public’s perception during...

NED SCHOOLS EXCELL

NED SCHOOLS EXCELL

Dec. 20 | IMPRESSED: Kealotswe Standard Seven pupils in the North East District once again outclassed their peers in the country in the just released 2013 Primary school Leaving Examinations(PSLE). The district schools achieved a pass rate of 82.6 per cent this...

African Leaders must learn from Mandela.

African Leaders must learn from Mandela.

Dec. 20 | AS ACCOLADES streamed from leaders worldwide, I wondered what African leaders drew from the legend that was Tata Madiba Nelson Mandela. Despite whatever flaws Tata Mandela may have, he remains the true embodiment of humility, peace, love, inspiration...

NO CHRISTMAS CHEER FOR DOROTHY

NO CHRISTMAS CHEER FOR DOROTHY

Dec. 20 | IN NO MERRY MOOD: Sevako Dorothy Sevako, 61, cannot remember the last time she had a memorable Christmas. When hundreds of Batswana celebrate with family members and the air is thick with sweet aromas of pounded beef, Sevako is usually sitting under a...

VILLAGE SIDE CHICKS AND THEIR HOLIDAY ROLE

VILLAGE SIDE CHICKS AND THEIR HOLIDAY ROLE

Dec. 20 | On Saturday The Voice Reporter Daniel Chida overheard a conversation at Big Tau Bar in Maun about holiday love which left one of the men sweating. Skin Jeans: I saw your fiancée shopping in town. When did she come to visit? Cap: She came last week and...

COOLEST HEADMASTER IN TOWN

COOLEST HEADMASTER IN TOWN

Dec. 20 | BRAINS BEHIND THE BIGGEST PARTY IN GC In the entertainment and fashion field this man needs no introduction. But for those who don’t know him; his n.ame is Taes and he is the main man behind the super rocking Bak2skul annual festival. He has been attracting...

“MAY ANOTHER MANDELA RISE” SAYS KGALAJWE TO F/TOWN MOURNERS

“MAY ANOTHER MANDELA RISE” SAYS KGALAJWE TO F/TOWN MOURNERS

Dec. 20 | With Africa still facing myriads of challenges ranging from economic to social injustice, African statesman have been challenged to embrace the legacy left behind by former South African president Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. Mandela, the most revered champion...

ARCHBISHOP TUTU: NELSON MANDELA SERVICES EXCLUDED AFRIKANERS

ARCHBISHOP TUTU: NELSON MANDELA SERVICES EXCLUDED AFRIKANERS

Dec. 20 | CONCERNED: Tutu Archbishop Desmond Tutu has said that Nelson Mandela would have been appalled that Afrikaners were excluded from memorial services marking his death. He highlighted the absence of the Dutch Reformed Church and the limited use of the Afrikaans...

Consumer’s Voice – 13th December 2013

Consumer’s Voice – 13th December 2013

Dec. 20 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Hi, Could you please help me out to know the below mention universities and their accreditation is fake or real (for MBA)? Are they operating legally as per USA government? Hansford University and Richford University. Requesting...