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Archive for January, 2014

BIG WEEKEND 31.01.14

BIG WEEKEND 31.01.14

Jan. 31 | MYSTAR TOP 20 SELECTION It will be a day of reckoning for a number of aspiring musicians when they vie for the top positions in the ongoing MyStar competition. The Top 20 selection gets underway this Saturday at Gaborone Technical College starting 8am...

TROUBLED LAWYER FACES JAIL

TROUBLED LAWYER FACES JAIL

Jan. 31 | Homeless woman violates court order to vacate father’s house, gets cited for contempt of court IN CONTEMPT OF COURT: Keletso Mokobi The protracted bitter legal battle between disgraced lawyer, Keletso Mokobi and her family over a child custody and...

DEBSWANA EXPLAINS SLOPE FAILURE

DEBSWANA EXPLAINS SLOPE FAILURE

Jan. 31 | MAKING A POINT: Kanaimba-Senai and Dimbungu Debswana Diamond Company says slope failure incidents similar to ones that occurred at Jwaneng mine both in June 2012 and October 2013 are common in the mining industry. The latter was predicted ahead of time...

GOVT FLEET GROUNDED DUE TO FUEL SHORTAGE

GOVT FLEET GROUNDED DUE TO FUEL SHORTAGE

Jan. 31 | Government vehicles have for the past two months been grounded because of fuel shortage at the Central Transport Organisation (CTO). Government departments throughout the country have been forced to park their vehicles and allow their drivers to pass...

THE COST OF DYING

THE COST OF DYING

Jan. 31 | Motlamedi Premier Funeral Plan –dependable and affordable TALKING INSURANCE: Catherine Letlegele-Lesetedi Funerals these days are very costly. Far beyond the cost of a coffin, there are incidental costs such as catering, transport, phone calls to family...

Alleged Tutume killer appears in court

Alleged Tutume killer appears in court

Jan. 31 | ACCUSED: Innocent Nyoni An illegal immigrant from Zimbabwe appeared before Francistown magistrate, Dumisani Basupi last week Friday to answer to a single count of murder. Innocent Nyoni (29) of Lower Gweru in Zimbabwe was not asked to plead to the charge...

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Jan. 31 | Department of Gender Affairs to fund women owned businesses The Department of Gender Affairs, which was formerly known as the Department of Women’s Affairs is urgently looking for eligible women and their male business partners to submit detailed business...

GRANNY KILLER  BRINGS BACK SEBINA MONSTER MEMORIES

GRANNY KILLER BRINGS BACK SEBINA MONSTER MEMORIES

Jan. 31 | LAID TO REST: Tshenolo Elias Tutume village has been left reeling in fear following the murder of a 53-year-old mother, Tshenolo Elias, recently. Mourners this past weekend indicated that farmers in the area were now afraid to go to their fields after...

TWO WRONGS DON’T MAKE A RIGHT

TWO WRONGS DON’T MAKE A RIGHT

Jan. 31 | Man lashed for assaulting cheating wife He lost his temper and beat his wife for confessing to have used a condom he left in the house to have sex with a neighbour. This week Francistown magistrate court found him guilty of assault and ordered that he...

NDABA THE REVOLUTIONIST

NDABA THE REVOLUTIONIST

Jan. 31 | Plus pic DETERMINED: Ndaba Gaolathe He is soft spoken, down to earth and easily approachable by people from all walks of life.  Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) deputy president Ndaba Gaolathe opens up in an interview with Daniel Chida about his...

GO: SAYS THE GREEN LIGHT

GO: SAYS THE GREEN LIGHT

Jan. 31 | ABSOLUT BAR COLOR CODED VALENTINE’S DAY I’M AVAILABLE: Colour will have a new meaning on V-Day How much do we really care about the self-proclaimed most romantic day of the year?  Surely a great deal less commercialised in Botswana than it is for...

Consumer’s Voice – 31st January 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 31st January 2014

Jan. 31 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Hello. I would like to check how authentic this on-line university is? Atlantic International University. Someone I know was offered a partial Phd scholarship, they were asked to only pay 22% of the fees but only if they do...

RISING TV STAR AND UPCOMING BUSINESSMAN

RISING TV STAR AND UPCOMING BUSINESSMAN

Jan. 31 | Many know him as the guy from the popular Mokaragana show on Btv but Karabo Seelo is more than just that loud and energetic young man who appears on your screens every weekend. Voice reporter, Daniel Kenosi recently had a chat with the 22-year-old TV...

ALL MY LADIES

ALL MY LADIES

Jan. 31 | HOTTIES LADIES SOCCER TOURNAMENT BACK WITH A BANG! The annual Hotties womens’ Soccer Tournament is back! Now in its fifth consecutive year running, the ladies 5 a side tournament promises to be fireworks. The event, which will be held on 5 April, is...

BRUTAL SUNDAY

BRUTAL SUNDAY

Jan. 31 | Chiefs fans ROLLERS/CHIEFS MEET IN A THREE POINTER Township Rollers are definitely on the march and that might be going through Centre Chiefs’ coach Dragjlo Stanojlovic’s mind when the two teams meet this Sunday at the National Stadium. The Gaborone...

GROOVING IN THE GHETTO

GROOVING IN THE GHETTO

Jan. 31 | DJ GOUVEIA B/DAY PARTY HERE Popular RB II presenter and Disc Jockey, DJ Gouviea also known will headline his birthday party this Friday at Lizard Entertainment. Organized by Royal Grooves Records, the birthday party will also feature DJ Colastraw Da...

SATAR DADA REMARRIES

SATAR DADA REMARRIES

Jan. 31 | Tycoon says “I do” to a SA bride, goes on honeymoon One of Botswana’s richest men, Satar Dada tied the knot to his sweetheart last weekend in South Africa. The ruling Botswana Democratic party long serving treasurer whose first wife passed on...

Big Game Business & Policing the Police

Big Game Business & Policing the Police

Jan. 31 | CORRUPTION: Who will blow the horn? There have been some big changes to the economic climate in recent years. Some have been good, like value added diamond operations moving into Gaborone; others have been bad, like slumping mineral prices; and the value...

CHILLI’N OUT 31.01.14

CHILLI’N OUT 31.01.14

Jan. 31 | SIT DOWN Ozi!! I couldn’t just let this one pass by without making a comment and yes I will express myself without fear or favour. I was shocked this past weekend to learn that one of the amateurs in the music industry called Ozi F Teddy had the guts...

WE SHALL OVERCOME

WE SHALL OVERCOME

Jan. 31 | Government dismisses Survival International campaign DETERMINED: Protesters Government spokesperson Dr Jeff Ramsay has dismissed Survival International campaigns against Botswana Tourism as hopeless. Ramsay was responding to enquiries about the recent...