• Maxy and the big stage

    Maxy and the big stage0

      MmaGauta nailed it last Thursday. It was never in doubt that she is talented but its sad that locals are never given an opportunity to shine like the stars they truly are. Maxy’s performance during the opening ceremony of the Youth Games made me wonder why we still need foreign acts to headline our

  • Generations’ MJ returns to Ghetto

    Generations’ MJ returns to Ghetto0

      Celebrated South African actor and singer MJ, real name Anga Makubalo, of the most followed soapie Generations is expected to perform at this year edition of Gurus Birthday Bash slated for Lizard Entertainment tonight (Friday). The concert that has become an annual event, which serves to celebrate birthdays of the joint owners of the

  • My white boyfriend thinks I’m a serial white-guy-dater

    My white boyfriend thinks I’m a serial white-guy-dater0

      I really love this guy and feel we have something special Dear Gase, I am a 22-year-old girl dating a French guy. Recently he found out that my last three exes were white and he is making it a big deal. He says our relationship is based on race but I feel we have

  • Things they say:

    Things they say:0

      Minister of Trade and Industry during the official opening of Watershed Piazza in Mahalapye: “I have been described as a mad person by people close to me.”

  • DJ Shim-rock owes maintenance

    DJ Shim-rock owes maintenance0

      Word reaching yours truly is that DJ Shim-Rock owes the mother of his child 9 years worth of maintenance. The lady revealed to Shaya at the weekend at some posh pub in Gaborone that Shim-Rock was in arrears in paying maintenance for his child. She claimed that Shimmy has not paid a single Thebe

  • Bonnie’s weakness for expensive shoes

    Bonnie’s weakness for expensive shoes0

      This past weekend Shaya happened to pass by O’Hagan’s bar at Game City mall for a sip of some holy waters. I spotted the presenter of Duma FM’ Speeding, Bonnie Dintwa ranting about how his sneakers were worth a whopping P6 000 a pair. Shaya has always been under the impression that it was

  • May he rot in hell

    May he rot in hell0

      Dad demands death penalty for man who raped and killed his daughter Forgiveness is not a word you will find in 72-year-old Alec Mposa’s vocabulary. In an emotional interview with The Voice he swore that he would only find peace when the heartless rapist and murderer of his 17-year-old daughter is sent to the

  • No Brazil for JoJo

    No Brazil for JoJo0

      Just when she was supposed to be getting ready for pre-parties in Rio, traditional artist Rejoice Gaonakala aka Jojo’s dream was shuttered. The Mpatiseng hit maker announced last year through her Manager Gilbert “PP” Seagile that she was billed to perform in Brazil during the 2014 World Cup. A South African Agent had apparently

  • Charma Gal signs Zim deal

    Charma Gal signs Zim deal0

      Batswana female artists are destined for Zimbabwe, after Slizer jumped the boarder to find love there, sensational Magadeline Lesolebe, also known as Charma Gal, who is a member of Culture Spears, has joined too by signing a three-year contract with Diamond Studios. Speaking to The Voice, Charma Gal confirmed that indeed she has signed

  • Gotcha


      Cuckolded cop lays trap  for lover with BAYGOC merchandise A BAYGOC (Botswana African Youth Games Organising Committee) Procurement Officer was this week at pains to explain to the police why stacks of national team merchandise were found at her house. In an embarrassing episode to the ongoing African Youth Games saga, Mmabontle Makula, 38,

  • Ngamiland On Ebola High Alert

    Ngamiland On Ebola High Alert0

    Following an announcement of Ebola virus outbreak in Guinea, the Department of Health and Management Team in Ngamiland decided to put a mobile health post service at Maun International Airport and set up a quarantine at Moeti clinic in case the need to control international movement arises. When addressing Maun Administrative Authority full council last

  • BCP’s George Lubinda beats Tawana by 1% in opinion poll

    BCP’s George Lubinda beats Tawana by 1% in opinion poll0

      Maun West incumbent UDC MP Tawana Moremi lost narrowly to BCP George Lubinda by a 1%. Lubinda was voted by 41% of the readers, whilst Tawana got 40% of the popular vote. BDP’s Reaboka Mbulawa trailed behind with 19% . Meanwhile Voice readers who participated in the opinion poll this past week have indicated

  • BOCCIM 20th Northern Trade fair a succes

    BOCCIM 20th Northern Trade fair a succes0

    BOCCIM held its annual northern trade fair and marked its 20th anniversary last week in Francistown. Guest speaker BTC (Botswana Telecommunications Corporation) CEO, Paul Taylor, said the fair creates an effective investment environment geared towards changing the lives of communities. He urged participants to roll up their sleeves and each play a role in transforming

  • Wayans for MTV Awards

    Wayans for MTV Awards0

      American comedian and actor Marlon Wayans will be the host for the MTV Africa Music Awards slated for Durban on June 7th. Hosted at the Durban International Convention Centre the awards will be aired live across Africa on MTV Base. Wayans are following in the footsteps of other American celebrities Jammie Fox and Eve

  • Batswana mourn Maya Angelou

    Batswana mourn Maya Angelou0

      Highly acclaimed and much-loved American poet, Maya Angelou, passed away on Wednesday 28th May, aged 86, at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Perhaps best known for her 1969 book I know why the caged bird sings, Angelou wrote seven autobiographical books and was a prominent civil rights activist working with both Martin Luther

  • Vebrok goes live

    Vebrok goes live0

    She beat the odds and recovered from a near death experience at Krugersdorp Hospital; now Diva Vebrok is back with a bang. The local artist currently based in SA performs with a full live band from DRC. Her premier performance will be this Friday at the Jazz Dome. The show will be followed by another

  • Thamane demands more powers

    Thamane demands more powers0

      CEDA (Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency) CEO (Chief Executive Officer), Thabo Thamane, challenged his principal Minister of Trade and Industry, Dorcus Makgato-Malesu, to give him more powers. Thamane didn’t mince his words when he told Minister Malesu in front of other ministers (notably Minister of Lands, Lebonaamang Mokalake, and Junior Minister of Local Government, Botlogile

  • Booming Ngamiland mining industry to boost economy

    Booming Ngamiland mining industry to boost economy0

    After some explorations were done in Ngamiland, a number of mines will soon open up in the area. The Ministry of Minerals Energy and Water Resources is also in the process of upgrading the power lines to Ghanzi and Shakawe before connecting with Kasane. The move is done to help the mining industry to have

  • Walk in my shoes

    Walk in my shoes0

      Paralympic Association of Botswana in conjunction with Vonse Sports and Entertainment Management will host a fundraising dinner on July 26th. The main aim of the event will be to raise money for sports clinics with the goal of training disabled athletes to elite sporting status to  enable them to participate in the World Paralympics

  • Man sides with a prostitute over wife

    Man sides with a prostitute over wife0

      On Sunday while attending one of the morning soccer games at Boseja ward in Maun, The Voice Reporter Daniel Chida overheard a conversation by three men who were seated at the back of a van by the pitch side. Man in shorts: Banna I am likely to get a divorce. Man in Khakhi: Why?


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