• Desperate measures

    Desperate measures0

      Retired sex worker forced to launch a career comeback A retired Francistown commercial sex worker has been forced to contemplate a revival of her profession after she was recently thrown out of the family home at Somerset East. 44-year-old Rosinah Phiri who called it quits as a sex worker, almost 10 years ago because

  • No friendship cup

    No friendship cup0

      The Friendship Cup match between Extension Gunners and Bristol City was not friendly at all. In fact there was blood on the pitch. A foul on a City player nearly turned the match into a warzone as players and officials bayed for each other’s blood. Ya’ll need to chill and stop behaving like Cameroon

  • Ledumadumane gets a Shell

    Ledumadumane gets a Shell0

      After a six years dry spell without building new sites in Botswana, Vivo Energy Botswana opened a Shell Filling Station at Ledumadumane ward is Mogoditshane last week. Vivo Energy Botswana Managing Director, Wayne Kingwill said the site has contributed to the growth of the Shell brand and by extension employment creation. “It is Vivo

  • Wilson Ngoni facebook outbust

    Wilson Ngoni facebook outbust0

      Artist Wilson Ngoni went on a tirade this past week attracting lot of criticism from his admirers. His wrath was directed towards poets whom he stripped bare and commanded to bow before his artistic throne. Whatever prompted Ngoni to go on his Facebook wall and shoot from the hip is still a mystery, but

  • A t-shirt to die for

    A t-shirt to die for0

      Woman attempts suicide over BDP freebie A siblings’ fight over the Botswana Democratic Party(BDP) campaign t-shirt in Maun has tragically ended with one of the sisters hospitalized after she twice attempted suicide. TsaoneJuramo, 29 was so hurt by her sister, Semakaleng’s accusations that she stole a BDP freebie from Maun East parliamentary candidate Kosta

  • Motswaledi elected UDC Deputy President

    Motswaledi elected UDC Deputy President0

      Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) President Gomolemo Motswaledi has been elected the deputy president of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC). He was unanimously elected at the inaugural conference of the UDC in Serowe last weekend. When accepting the position Motswaledi said he was up for the challenge. The new Deputy President thanked UDC

  • Civil service to demonstrate against corruption

    Civil service to demonstrate against corruption0

      Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSO) has warned of a massive demonstration against corruption ahead of the October general elections. Addressing a press conference in Gaborone on Wednesday, BOFEPUSO Deputy Labour Secretary, Ketlhalefile Motshegwa and his boss,Labour Secretary Johnson Motswarakgole said that the civil service cannot sit back and watch whilst the country

  • Love hip hop fest

    Love hip hop fest0

      For the first time in this country rappers would have an opportunity to gauge themselves at a first ever Hip Hop Concert billed for 2nd August at Airport Junction. For a genre that has steadily grown over the years and becoming a source of livelihood for some individuals, this would be the night hip

  • Girl lies about age to her older lover

    Girl lies about age to her older lover0

      A mine plant operator who appeared in court to answer for a charge of defilement, was acquitted and discharged after the girl he was accused of defiling confeesed to have mislead him into believing she was older. The Junior secondary schoolgirl confessed in court that she concealed her real age because she did not

  • The shame of a cheating wife

    The shame of a cheating wife0

      In a combi to the blocks in Francistown Voice reporter Portia Ngwako shares her newspaper with a passenger and sparks a conversation about the front page story of a married woman who was murdered by a boyfriend. Red top: Let’s see what The Voice got for us this week; I did not have time

  • They stole our land

    They stole our land0

      Now they steal water from farmers When will we ever learn…? When they came into our tribal farming land, I raised concern. I wrote about the high electric fences which were springing everywhere in our masimo, (lands). I was accused of being a racist. I was concerned at the escalating rate that my neighbours

  • Suspected Naledi motors p1million thieves nabbed

    Suspected Naledi motors p1million thieves nabbed0

      –Fraudsters siphoned P1m out of car dealership in 2 months –Directors unaware of transactions untill police tip-off A gang of suspected fraudsters in a scam that cost Naledi Motors close to P1million looked startled in the dock this week as five counts of stealing by false pretence were read out to them. For two

  • Dikoloto drops

    Dikoloto drops0

      Local group Makau has finally dropped their long awaited single ‘Dikoloto’. The trio whose music at times boarders on comedy are coming with a totally different style. They told Big Weekend that after four years in the industry they are now confident to try a new sound. “The signature Makau sound is still audible

  • Consumer’s Voice

    Consumer’s Voice0

      Dear Consumer’s, I purchased a bed which I saw in the store and also on the advertisement paper of that particular store at a hire purchase. When they delivered the bed they gave me the wrong type of bed but I signed that I received the goods. Two days after receiving the bed I

  • Journal to improve transportation

    Journal to improve transportation0

      The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) in collaboration with the University of Botswana (UB) last week launched the International Journal of Transport Technology Transfer (T2) in Africa. The T2 Unit was established in June 2004 after the signing of MoU between the Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication, now MTC and the UB.

  • FC Tshireletso catches Bristol city’s eye

    FC Tshireletso catches Bristol city’s eye0

      English side Bristol City would not be signing any player from Botswana. However given an opportunity City Manager Steve Cotterill would snap up Mochudi Centre Chiefs forward Lemponye Tshireletso. The speedy striker scored a brace against Guinea Bissau during an AFCON qualifying match played at the National Stadium on Saturday. “I was very impressed,

  • Dinare and BDF IX triumphs

    Dinare and BDF IX triumphs0

      Dinare women’s softball team came to the Selibe Phikwe softball extravaganza with one mission. To clinch the championship and pocket the P50 000 prize money. At the end of three days of hard play, Dinare women’s outfit which was participating in the mining town’s annual tournament accomplished their task by walloping Whales from Jwaneng

  • Moroka in p2 million lawsuit

    Moroka in p2 million lawsuit0

      Mother of killed boy sues De Beers Botswana CEO De Beers Botswana Chief Executive Officer, Neo Moroka is facing a P2 million suit over the death of an 18-year- old boy he mistook for a dog and killed. Margaret Danster, 44 has engaged the services of Senamela Sekga attorneys to represent her to fight

  • Bird for bird

    Bird for bird0

      MoA to use falcons to fight quelea invasion In an endeavor to reduce the use of toxic chemicals to control the destructive effects of migratory pests such as the red billed quelea bird, the department of crop production has adopted the use of the falcon bird. Acting Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of

  • Passionate about brands

    Passionate about brands0

      She’s recently been appointed Assistant Brand Manager by KFC. Soon to be a new mom; this hard working lass found her passion for marketing while studying for accounts at the University of Botswana and has worked hard to live her passion. At only 25 she is the top KFC representative in Botswana charged with


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