• The all star comedy jam show0

      South Africa’s most funny and acclaimed stand-up comedian Shampoo (Thapelo Tips Seemise) will headline this years’ ‘All Star comedy Jam show billed for Gaborone Sun on 27th March. After bringing Deep Fried Man, Pelepele Mchunu and Sifiso Nnene; Major Moves Comedy has moved swiftly to stage their first event of the year. “Having produced

  • Khama and bdp shoot to the top of the poll in week 14

    Khama and bdp shoot to the top of the poll in week 140

      This week The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) President Ian Khama has topped the The Voice opinion poll. Khama is at the apex of the log for week 14 presidential ratings with 43% of those who sent in their sms indicating that they preferred him as their president. He was followed by Botswana Congress Party

  • Mokaila defends opportunistic dams

    Mokaila defends opportunistic dams0

      Minister says the 200 small dams are harmless to Gaborone Dam Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Kitso Mokaila, says the over 200 small dams in the Gaborone Dam catchment area which stretches to South Africa has no impact on the dam not being full to capacity. “I personally do not think the

  • High court reserves judgment on ARVs case0

    Gaborone High Court Judge Bengbame Sechele has reserved judgement in a case in which government is opposing a default judgement he passed in February this year. State legal representatives failed to appear in court to argue their case against a judgement which ordered government to provide foreign inmates with free ARVs. Government made an urgent

  • Money makes the world go round

    Money makes the world go round0

      Recently when attending a funeral service in Mochudi, The Voice cartoonist Lesole Ntshole had a chance to listen as some men, who had taken refuge from the biting cold weather to warm themselves up around the fire, talked about life and money. BLACK JACKET: In my life, I’d rather prefer to have cattle than

  • Done Deal!!

    Done Deal!!0

      Topo Piet completes Gunners move In the same week that Extension Gunners celebrated a P2 million deal with its new owners, the club has strengthened their squad with the signing of Nico United’s Topo Piet. The skillful winger has been on the radar of other big guns and the completion of the deal will

  • Oiling local demand

    Oiling local demand1

      Lupor Investments set to boost cooking oil demand Although Botswana’s retail market is flooded with South African produced cooking oils, directors of Lupor Propriety Limited the only local producers of pure sunflower oil have not been afraid to dream big. Today they produce and distribute Mafura Brand in most of the schools, hospitals and

  • Arrows in the hand of the warrior

    Arrows in the hand of the warrior0

      Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, so are the children of one’s youth. Psalm 127:3 One does not need the Bible to tell anyone who has experienced the joys of parenthood, that the birth of a

  • Journalists trained on business reporting

    Journalists trained on business reporting0

      Botswana Editors Forum in collaboration with Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) held a two day workshop in Gaborone this week to train journalists on economic reporting. The training focused on reporting on Small Medium and Micro-Enterprises (SMMEs). Its aim was to equip the target group of media practitioners with skills and practices of small

  • Bad Behaviour

    Bad Behaviour0

      As a man sits down at the World Cup Final he notices the seat next to him is empty. “Who would ever miss the World Cup final?” he asks the man two seats away. “That was my wife’s seat,” the man replies. “We have been to the last five World Cup finals together, but

  • Boko to launch Khan

    Boko to launch Khan0

      Molepolole North UDC parliamentary candidate Mohammed Khan will be launched at the weekend at a glittering ceremony that befits the king. UDC President Duma Boko will unveil Khan to the electorates of Molepolole North this Saturday. Seven councilor candidates will also be launched. Khan a prolific politician of modern politics is expected to go

  • FCC extends begging bowl to corporate world

    FCC extends begging bowl to corporate world0

      The ever cash-strapped Francistown City Council (FCC) has extended its begging bowl to the corporate sector seeking financial assistance from the local companies to fund the forthcoming Francistown Investment Forum. Francistown Investment Forum (FIF) – tentatively slated for the 19th until the 21st of August this year – is expected to drive the country’s

  • Spectator friendly 1000 desert race

    Spectator friendly 1000 desert race0

      • 19 spectator points along the route • the camp site is back! With 19 designated spectator points along the route the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, round four and the halfway point of the Donaldson Cross Country Championship, the thousands of enthusiasts expected to watch the race from June 27 to 29

  • Consumer’s Voice – 20th June 2014

    Consumer’s Voice – 20th June 20140

      Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Hello, I am looking for an online university, and I wanted to ask if a degree from the Academy of Arts University and Atlantic International University are accepted in Botswana? The Academy of Arts University appears to be legitimate but make sure you’re really dealing with them rather than an

  • Thuli Johnson appointed Gambling Authority CEO

    Thuli Johnson appointed Gambling Authority CEO0

      Barclays Bank’s former Managing Director Thuli Johnson has been appointed as Gambling Authority’s Chief Executive Office and the announcement of his appointment will be made public soon. Johnson resigned from Barclays Bank in 2010 after numerous allegations made against the bank’s top officials in relation to credit card fraud and favouritism. At some point

  • Barclays gets closer to clients

    Barclays gets closer to clients0

      Barclays Bank Botswana could be the first financial institution on the local market to launch a unique online communication between a client and their relationship manager in a bid to get an advice instantaneously. This initiative is in line with the bank’s commitment to satisfy their clients and extend the process of introducing several

  • Railpark gets a facelift

    Railpark gets a facelift0

      Rail Park Mall this week officially announced The Facelift project whose aim is to retain customer loyalty and provide customers with a more exciting shopping experience. In a period where brand experience extends further than the product quality and is now also dependent on a brand’s agility, the goal of the Facelift Project is

  • Employees demand more as mine hikes salaries

    Employees demand more as mine hikes salaries0

      Tati and Nickel Mining Company (TNMC) have increased employee salaries following negotiations with Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU). TNMC Public Relations Manager Tebogo Rapitsenyane told Voice Money that the two Parties had been locked-up in negotiations since May 2013 that included a series of both private and Government mediations. He said an agreement for

  • The tv pimp0

    Do you all know that foul mouthed brother from TV? The one who tied the knot to his sweetheart not so long ago. Those who watch BTV already know who I am talking about. With just a few months and fresh from saying ‘I do’ he is at it, shaya has been reliably informed. The

  • Ghetto girl makes good

    Ghetto girl makes good0

      From school bully to golden girl of boxing At school Keamogetse Kenosi was branded a bully. At the just ended African Youth games the same girl won a gold medal in boxing. Her teacher at Goldmine Junior School in Francistown remembers the day he walked into his form two class with the intention of


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