• Minister of cruelty0

      MP Kgathhi accused of inhumane treatment of workers If MP Shaw Kgathi believes in the Vision 2016 principals of a ‘just and caring nation,’ it wasn’t evident in the cruel and inhumane treatment he meted out to a group of prospective employees. Two men from Bobonong have told of how they were shocked at

  • Church Wars0

    What’s going on in this country? I was beginning to be fed up with politicians and was now intending to turn to the church but agggh! I give up. The church now seems to be branding itself as one of the dirtiest places ever in this country. I’d rather go out to mount Kgale and

  • Jerk of all trades0

      They say leaders are born; but some are made. The search for a fulfilling job has shaped him to be a trade union leader of repute today. He has been a teacher, police officer and today Ibo Kenosi leads one of the biggest and oldest trade unions in Botswana. In this interview he opens

  • Divorce court in session

    Divorce court in session1

      Late last year in the Francistown High Court Voice reporter transcribed divorce cases, and recorded some of the reasons disgruntled spouses gave for wanting to go their separate ways from their one-time sweethearts. Judge: When were you married and why do want a divorce? Short lady in black and white striped top: I was

  • BDF moves to clip artists and athletes wings

    BDF moves to clip artists and athletes wings0

      Recording artists and athletes who ply their trade outside the army have been dealt a heavy blow by the Botswana Defence Force savingram prohibiting them from engaging in personal businesses. The savingram that was signed by the BDF Commander, Lieutenant General Gaolathe Galebotswe instructs all BDF soldiers not to go into any business apart

  • Megastars Drops Single0

      Local kwaito group Megastars will drop their single ‘Sheba nna’ this Friday. Actually the single will be online at exactly 12 noon: “because we are targeting social networks. We feel 12 noon is the peak hour and people ‘kasi MP3’ to download the song,” said one of the members Isaiah Gaboitsewe. The 2012 My

  • Robbers Have No ‘Mercy’0

      The way crime rate is increasing in this city, I now agree with those who propose that we be handed guns to shoot down those who attack other citizens. Yours truly got shock of his life over the weekend when he learnt that Limko’s beauty Mercy Thebe and PR senior lady lost over P45k

  • Gase’s Manthulathulane0

      Gase Sikwa is a new name in music but a listening session to his debut album last week attracted some of the biggest names in local music. Gracing the event was Assistant Minister of Trade and Industry Keletso Rakhudu and Gaborone West South Member of Parliament Botsalo Ntuane. This is a good sign, to

  • Biust demistifies Maths and Science

    Biust demistifies Maths and Science0

      Botswana International university of Science and Technology (BIUST) has partnered with Questacon- Australia’s National Science and Technology Centre in an effort to generate interest and dispel illusions that mathematics and science are difficult subjects to learn. The two organisations have introduced the Africa Science Circus (ASC), a pioneering science outreach project intended to create

  • State of Mind

    State of Mind0

    Many people these days seem to be so busy they don’t have time to think. I’m very glad that I do not fall into that category, although I suppose it is possible I sometimes think too much. Anyway, one of the things I think about is happiness and if you manage to carry on to

  • Chobe Land Board Out Of Land

    Chobe Land Board Out Of Land0

      Chobe Land Board has run out of tribal land to allocate for human settlement. The district which is home to the vast Chobe National Park and six forest reserves was only able to allocate a mere 540 residential plots falling short of its target of 629 plots in the just ended financial year. “We

  • Lionheart Stands with Basarwa

    Lionheart Stands with Basarwa0

      A UK based local artist Lorraine Lionheart has thrown her weight behind Basarwa in effort to have their pleas heard. The singer, who was born and raised in Ghanzi and lived with the Basarwa for most of her childhood, says after years of following the case of the Basarwa from the sidelines. She is

  • The pain of love

    The pain of love1

      Heartbroken lover publishes a book When he caught his fiancée having sex with his best friend, Kebaneilwe Garebatho decided to take matters into his own hands. So he took a paper and a pen and wrote a book. While most men would have beaten the daylights out of the cheating couple or even worse,

  • Juju Monster Lost In Jozi0

      Things that happen in this country my friends even baboons would be embarrassed to laugh at them. I felt like burying myself in the sand last week when I was informed that my boy, Juju Boy was embarrassed in South Africa recently when he went to the Eminem show. A close source in Mzansi

  • Ghetto Tennis Kids Shine In Zim Tourney0

      Seven players from the Francistown School of Tennis travelled to Zimbabwe last weekend to take part in an international tennis tournament and came away with an impressive haul of five medals. The children were taking part in the B.A.C. Under 10 Fillers & Colts Tournamentorganised by Petros Tennis in Bulawayo. While the Orange balls

  • Serenading the City!0

    Maikano Serenaders, one of Gaborone Finest Choral Choir will host South African Choral Choir, North West University Serenaders on 3rd of May at Maitisong. The purpose of this show is to promote cultural exchange and most importantly to bridge choral gap between Botswana choral industry and African Choral status. North West Serenaders is the best choral group suited for the mission

  • Khama’s six years of Comedy0

      Dear President Khama. I just learnt this week that on April fool’s day you were marking your sixth year as the president of the republic of Botswana. Shaya had to look back and see what you have done in the office for those past years. What will always remain etched in my mind is

  • Chibuku Klass Act0

      Lucas Klass, a Bokaa based dance troupe scooped a P100 000 grand prize at the Chibuku Road to Fame Talent Search grand finale which was held in Francistown over the weekend. The four male member Rhumba music group who danced their hearts out left nothing to chance. Outclassing five other finalists with 271 points,

  • Young And Ambitious Media Consultant

    Young And Ambitious Media Consultant0

      Q: When she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from Limkokwing University of Creative Technology four years ago, Bridget Buzwani was determined to start her own media relations company. But before then she joined a leading Public Relations company to gain some industry experience. This week, as she sits on the

  • Suspected abortionist acquitted

    Suspected abortionist acquitted0

      A former female security guard and alleged abortionist who had a murder charge hanging over her head for three years was recently acquitted by a Francistown High Court Judge. In passing judgment Judge Zibani Makhwade found no evidence linking highly pregnant Kediemetse Sebapalo (40) of Borotse ward in Tonota, to the death of Tshepho


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