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STREET HUSTLER

STREET HUSTLER

May. 2 | He is one of the people who put up a solid foundation for the Botswana’s first commercial radio station. He moved up the ladder at Yarona Fm and later Duma Fm until he bowed out of radio. Today, Robin Chivazve runs a successful company. In this...

POLICE OFFICERS PERISH IN HELICOPTER CRASH

POLICE OFFICERS PERISH IN HELICOPTER CRASH

Apr. 25 | TRAGIC LOSS: Superintendent Keokeditswe Sobatha 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...

MOTSWAKO MUSIC PIONEER

MOTSWAKO MUSIC PIONEER

Apr. 25 | Many who have seen him performing before have confused him for one of the local artistes. You can’t blame them. Hip Hop Pantsula AKA HHP also regards himself as a Motswana without an identity card. Voice reporter, Daniel Kenosi recently had a chat...

WOMAN ON THE MOVE

WOMAN ON THE MOVE

Apr. 11 | Bank ABC marketing manager is definitely a woman on top of her game. In this interview with The Voice reporter Daniel Kenosi, Stephanie Stoneham opens up about the joys and tribulations of climbing the corporate ladder and life in general. Q. Please introduce...

AN ‘ORDINARY’ MP WITH A MINISTER’S BENEFITS

AN ‘ORDINARY’ MP WITH A MINISTER’S BENEFITS

Apr. 4 | DOWN BUT NOT OUT: Venson-Moitoi Venson-Moitoi enjoys ministerial pecks outside cabinet Former Education and Skills Development Minister Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi may have been indefinitely sidelined from her duties but she continues to enjoy the lavish lifestyle...

POLITICAL DIRTY TRICKS

POLITICAL DIRTY TRICKS

Mar. 31 | NOT AMUSED: Mbulawa Tawana beats up political rival’s cousin in alleged sex attack but was he set up? A young woman accusing Maun West MP and Batawana paramount chief Tawana Moremi of assault has denied claims that her violent encounter with the...

ANOTHER POWER PROMISE

ANOTHER POWER PROMISE

Mar. 21 | BPC says no more power cuts by June CONFIDENT: Raleru Come June, load shedding will be a thing of the past, if what Botswana Power Corporation Chief Executive Jacob Raleru said this week is anything to go by. Raleru said that the corporation and its service...

KHAMA VOICES OPINION ON POLL

KHAMA VOICES OPINION ON POLL

Mar. 21 | PRESIDENT: Khama President Ian Khama Seretse Khama says the current power crisis is to contribute towards the loss of his popularity. Addressing a BDP rally over the weekend in Jwaneng, Khama . commented on The Voice opinion poll which showed his popularity...

CANDID TALK WITH PERCY RADITLADI

CANDID TALK WITH PERCY RADITLADI

Mar. 14 | Percy Raditladi, the former Botswana National Sports Council CEO has been there and done it all and then went quiet. Accomplished businessman, corporate leader and media owner are some of the titles that this young turk has under his belt. But with all...

CLEANERS LOSE JOBS TO PRIVATE COMPANY

CLEANERS LOSE JOBS TO PRIVATE COMPANY

Mar. 14 | JOBLESS: Dismissed employees About forty eight cleaners at the Scottish Livingstone Memorial Hospital in Molepolole were this week left in lurch when their employment was terminated. In an interview with The Voice on Wednesday morning, the employees who...

PATIENTS ARE SAFE

PATIENTS ARE SAFE

Mar. 14 | DISTRIBUTION: BPC Power grid Ministry rubbishes death by power cut reports at Princess Marina hospital The permanent secretary in the Ministry of Health Kolaatamo Malefho has vehemently denied allegations that the current power crises has put Princess...

TEC TO LAUNCH HRDC

TEC TO LAUNCH HRDC

Feb. 21 | The long awaited Tertiary Education Council (TEC) newly established Human Resources Development Council (HRDC) is expected to be officially launched in April this year. When addressing the media on Wednesday, TEC Chief Executive Officer Dr Patrick Molutsi...

UNION WARNS GOVT TO  STAY AWAY FROM STUDENTS

UNION WARNS GOVT TO STAY AWAY FROM STUDENTS

Feb. 18 | Ketlhalefile Motshegwa The government’s move to deploy ministers to schools for assessments has faced sharp criticism from the Botswana Federation of Public Service Unions (BOFEPUSU). Cabinet Ministers were last week dispatched to different schools...

MOITOI MUST RESIGN- RAKGARI

MOITOI MUST RESIGN- RAKGARI

Feb. 18 | Botswana Congress Party (BCP) parliamentary candidate for Mogoditshane, Chillyboy Rakgare has reiterated a call by his party president for the Minister of  Education and Skills Development Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi to resign. Chillyboy Rakgare Addressing...

BURNING LOVE

BURNING LOVE

Dec. 9 | SCORNED GIRLFRIEND SPLASHES CHEATING HUSBAND WITH BOILING COOKING OIL A man who had to chose a bride from two long time lovers is spending his honeymoon in hospital after the girl he rejected splashed him with boiling cooking oil a few days after his...

VANDALISM DELAYS STADIUM COMPLETION

VANDALISM DELAYS STADIUM COMPLETION

Nov. 15 | The long awaited new Francistown integrated stadium is expected to dig over half a million from Government coffers in renovation costs. Minister of Infrastructure, science and technology, Jonny Swartz has revealed that the controversial multimillion pula...

MINIMUM WAGES UNDER REVIEW

MINIMUM WAGES UNDER REVIEW

Nov. 15 | REASSURING: Batshu The review of the Botswana minimum wages by International Labor Organization is expected to be completed by early next year. Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Edwin Batshu told parliament early this week that Government approved...

Rejected lover kills ex’s 3- year- old child

Rejected lover kills ex’s 3- year- old child

Nov. 8 | A Mochudi woman’s dreams of raising her only child were shattered last week when her three-year old daughter was gruesomely murdered by a jilted lover. Still struggling to come to terms with the death of her only child, Goitseone Sakeng, 20 could...

BEHIND THE VOICE THERE’S SIMBA

BEHIND THE VOICE THERE’S SIMBA

Oct. 25 | MEDIA PERSONALITY He is the man whose voice is behind almost every advert playing either on TV or radio. Born in Zimbabwe, Simba Mudereri is a man of many talents, but it is the love for radio that has seen him adopt Botswana as his second home. Here...

YARONA FM BENEFITS FROM LIMKO SCHOLARSHIP

YARONA FM BENEFITS FROM LIMKO SCHOLARSHIP

Oct. 25 |   DONE DEAL: Thebe and Moepeng during the handover In its endeavor to get involved in the industry, Limkokwing University this week gave three hundred thousand pula worth of scholarship to a youthful contemporary radio station, Yarona FM. Speaking...