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BOTASH MD’S MISTRESS ESCAPES PRISON

BOTASH MD’S MISTRESS ESCAPES PRISON

Apr. 28 | RECEIVES SUSPENDED SENTENCE OVER INTIMIDATION CHARGE UNITED FRONT: Mphathi with wife Vinga Found guilty on charges of intimidation, the bitter, disgruntled and cash hungry former mistress of Botswana Ash MD MontwediMphathi,narrowly escaped spending a...

‘HABITUAL THIEF’ REMANDED PENDING SENTENCING

‘HABITUAL THIEF’ REMANDED PENDING SENTENCING

Apr. 25 | BREAKING AND ENTERING:Tumelo Poloko A FRANCISTOWN man, who confessed to breaking into a shop and stealing cash amounting to P7 656, was last Thursday remanded in custody in the Francistown magistrates’ court. 27-year-old Tumelano Poloko of Newstands,was...

TUSKERS LADIES SIDE OFF TO A FLYING START

TUSKERS LADIES SIDE OFF TO A FLYING START

Apr. 25 | Francistown based Tuskers Rugby Club has registered a ladies rugby side to play in the ongoing Botswana Rugby Union (BRU) Ladies League.  After a four-year lay off from active rugby due to financial difficulties, Tuskers rugby club are back with a bang....

SPAR TAKES OVER FOODLOVERS

SPAR TAKES OVER FOODLOVERS

Apr. 25 |     BUSINESS AS USUAL: Food Lovers Market Food Lovers Market stores in Botswana may soon be in the hands of long time retail players, Spar chain of supermarkets. Employees at the relatively new retail supermarket which operates two stores in...

POLICE OFFICERS PERISH IN HELICOPTER CRASH

POLICE OFFICERS PERISH IN HELICOPTER CRASH

Apr. 25 | TRAGIC LOSS: Superintendent Keokeditswe Sobatha The Botswana Police Service helicopter which has been missing for the past three days was finally found and reported crashed  on Wednesday.  The helicopter which carried Superintendent Keokeditswe Sobatha...

BIG WEEKEND 25.04.2014

BIG WEEKEND 25.04.2014

Apr. 25 | KENNY LATIMORE IN GC American Rhythm and Blues singer Kenny Latimore is billed to perform at Boipuso Hall this coming July. According to organizers BP Implements the ‘Never too busy’ hitmaker has agreed terms to dish out his love songs to his Batswana...

BPC ACCOUNTANT PLEADS  GUILTY TO 35 THEFT CHARGES

BPC ACCOUNTANT PLEADS GUILTY TO 35 THEFT CHARGES

Apr. 25 | Botswana Power Corporation employee Kenneth Maruapula has pleaded guilty to charges of stealing. On different occasions between December 2010 and March 2012 Maruapula, 34 stole money amounting to P567 145.86 during his employment tenure as an accountant...

Consumer’s Voice – 2tth April 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 2tth April 2014

Apr. 25 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I bought five clothing items from someone through her Facebook page last June and I got all the five items that I had ordered. However one pair of shoes for P250 was the wrong size and colour so we agreed that I return it for...

FNBB DONATES TO WOMEN’S SHELTER

FNBB DONATES TO WOMEN’S SHELTER

Apr. 25 | TALKING PARTNERSHIP: Dr Jankey and Vaka First National Bank Botswana (FNBB), through the FNBB Foundation has partnered with Kagisano Society Women’s Shelter. On Wednesday the Bank donated P200, 000.00 to Kagisano which is a rehabilitation center for...

BCP’S YOUTHFUL KEORAPETSE BEATS VETERANS

BCP’S YOUTHFUL KEORAPETSE BEATS VETERANS

Apr. 25 | ON THE LEAD: Dithapelo Keorapetse In Selebi-Phikwe West BCP’s Dithapelo Keorapetse claimed the top spot in The Voice opinion poll with 47% of the popular vote this week. But right behind the BCP youth league president in second position was veteran...

SEEING IS BELIEVING

SEEING IS BELIEVING

Apr. 25 | BTV to screen title decider in two live broadcasts TIGHT FINISH: Rollers and Chiefs are the likely Champion Armchair fans of the Botswana Premier League are in for a treat in a Super Saturday of televised action as the league reches its final day climax. BTV...

MOTSWAKO MUSIC PIONEER

MOTSWAKO MUSIC PIONEER

Apr. 25 | Many who have seen him performing before have confused him for one of the local artistes. You can’t blame them. Hip Hop Pantsula AKA HHP also regards himself as a Motswana without an identity card. Voice reporter, Daniel Kenosi recently had a chat...

Forgive and Forget

Forgive and Forget

Apr. 25 | OVERBITE: This year Suarez just smiles It doesn’t matter what you write about me, just make sure you spell my name right. That sentiment, which could also be expressed asany publicity is good publicity, has been kicking around the public relations world...

BPC UNDER MANAGEMENT CONTRACT

BPC UNDER MANAGEMENT CONTRACT

Apr. 25 | BPC BOSS: Jacob Raleru Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) will be under a management contract for three years to enable it to achieve performance turnaround and organisational transformation. A press release from the BPC board of directors stated that the...

PRIVATE SECTOR WORRIES VISION 2016 COUNCIL

PRIVATE SECTOR WORRIES VISION 2016 COUNCIL

Apr. 25 | The Publicity Manager for the national Vision 2016 Council, Charity Kgotlafela, has expressed concerns over some private companies that continue to drag their feet in the promotion of the vision pillars. Kgotlafela told a breakfast seminar organised for...

FANFARE AND POMP EXPECTED AT OLOPENG’S WEEKEND LAUNCH

FANFARE AND POMP EXPECTED AT OLOPENG’S WEEKEND LAUNCH

Apr. 25 | NOVICE: Olopeng Botswana Democratic Party parliamentary candidate Thapelo Olopeng will be launched this Saturday at Tonota bus rank. The main speaker will be former Vice President Lieutenant General Mompati Merafhe. Olopeng defeated his rival Deputy...

GOVT.SPLASH P293 M ON POVERTY ERADICATION PROGRAMMES

GOVT.SPLASH P293 M ON POVERTY ERADICATION PROGRAMMES

Apr. 25 | In 2009 President Ian Khama mooted the idea of eradicating poverty in Botswana. Government through the Office of the President (OP) launched a programme aimed at eradicating poverty targeting at least 45 000 beneficiaries. To date OP has a fully fledged...

JAZZ  IN THE GARDEN

JAZZ IN THE GARDEN

Apr. 25 | After a successful entertaining Jazz Show by Botswana Top Jazz DJ’s over New Year’s Day 2014 at Wagga Gardenex, the DJs are back with yet another show set for jazz lovers. Maitisong festival has  this year, for the first time engaged Streethorn to...

GABORONE DAM WATER LEVEL DROPS

GABORONE DAM WATER LEVEL DROPS

Apr. 25 | CONCERNED: Mmipi A very desperate water situation is looming in Gaborone and surrounding areas, should the Gaborone dam go dry, if projections by WUC are anything to go by. Water levels at the dam continue to be worrisome as they remain low. According...

SASBY HOTEL OFFERS AFFORDABLE ACCOMMODATION

SASBY HOTEL OFFERS AFFORDABLE ACCOMMODATION

Apr. 25 |   Customers: Some customers pause for apix If you find yourself stranded without accommodation while travelling from Botswana to Johannesburg, Sasby Hotel could always be a secure, ideal and affordable place to call home. The hotel is situated in...