• ‘Habitual thief’ remanded pending sentencing

    ‘Habitual thief’ remanded pending sentencing0

    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 convicted on his own plea of guilty to the offences of shop breaking and theft when he appeared before Francistown magistrate

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  • Botash MD’s mistress excapes prison

    Botash MD’s mistress excapes prison0

      Receives suspended sentence over intimidation charge Found guilty on charges of intimidation, the bitter, disgruntled and cash hungry former mistress of Botswana Ash MD MontwediMphathi,narrowly escaped spending a year behind bars. In a case which first hit the headlines in January last year as the MD’s sex secrets were exposed, One Gwafila, 36, of

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  • Police officers perish in helicopter crash

    Police officers perish in helicopter crash0

    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 from Molepolole, Assistant Superintendent Shepherd Ntobedzi from Kalakamati village and Inspector Ricardo Modiri Mabotho from Lekgolobotlo disappeared between Gumare and Maun on Sunday evening. It was

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  • Ready to serve

    Ready to serve0

      Isaac Davids is not new into politics. He has represented Mochudi East at parliament level before. He is now seeking another term to represent the constituency under Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC). He opens up in an interview in a candid interview with The Voice. Q: Mr. Davids, briefly tell us about your political

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  • Fanfare and pomp expected at Olopeng’s weekend launch

    Fanfare and pomp expected at Olopeng’s weekend launch0

    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 Speaker Pono Moatlhodi in the primary elections by 3 472 to 2196 votes. Moatlhodi appealed the results citing irregularities and demanded a re-run but it

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  • BCP’s youthful Keorapetse beats veterans

    BCP’s youthful Keorapetse beats veterans0

    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 politician Moeti Mohwsa of the UDC with 43% while BDP’s candidate Opelo Makhandlela trailed behind with a paltry 10%.

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