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WOMAN AND BABY FOUND DEAD AT BDF BARRACKS

WOMAN AND BABY FOUND DEAD AT BDF BARRACKS

Jul. 18 | Francistown Police are investigating an incident in which a woman aged between 20 and 30 years was found dead at BDF 2 Military Garrison barracks. The incident happened last Saturday at around 0830hrs. According to a reliable resource it looked like...

SORROW AND SHAME

SORROW AND SHAME

Jul. 18 | IN HAPPIER TIMES: Dimpho and Chiyapo FAMILIES UNITE TO BURY DISGRACED WIFE Gossip gave way to a dark cloud of grief as the devastated families of a married woman murdered by her boyfriend was laid to rest in Masunga last weekend. The traumatized husband,...

TAKING HIV/AIDS MESSAGES TO THE WORKPLACE

TAKING HIV/AIDS MESSAGES TO THE WORKPLACE

Jul. 4 | Gosego Madziba awarded for being the best outstanding Peer Educator Botswana Business Coalition on AIDS (BBCA) peer educators engaged in a project that disseminated HIV/AIDS and wellness information in different companies in Francistown and Palapye district...

ON THE MOVE

ON THE MOVE

Jun. 27 | TAFIC’S BASARA JOINS NICO AS CLUB  SEEKS TO TACKLE PROBLEMS AT AGM GOING: Batang will leave Tafic for Nico As the exodus of players continues, back stabbing, lies, in fighting and mismanagement are some of the ills that the club will seek to address...

EMPLOYEES DEMAND MORE AS MINE HIKES SALARIES

EMPLOYEES DEMAND MORE AS MINE HIKES SALARIES

Jun. 20 | NOT HAPPY: employees 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...

BOCCIM 20TH NOTHERN TRADE FAIR A SUCCESS

BOCCIM 20TH NOTHERN TRADE FAIR A SUCCESS

May. 30 | F/town Deputy Mayoress Joyce Ndove, BOCCIM (Botswana Confederation of Commerce Industry and Manpower) President Lekwalo Mosienyane and BTC CEO Paul Taylor. BOCCIM held its annual northern trade fair and marked its 20th anniversary last week in Francistown. Guest...

GHETTO DLALA BOLO TOURNEY

GHETTO DLALA BOLO TOURNEY

May. 30 | Tournament Organisers Goitsemodimo Mokoti and Loeto Kenosi Four teams will battle it out this Saturday at Francistown Stadium in the Dlala Bolo knock-out tournament. Teams participating are Ecco City Greens, Tasc, Great North Tigers and Tafic.  The...

FINANCIAL BREAK

FINANCIAL BREAK

May. 19 | HARD TIMES: Tafic supporters protestingto management earlier his season Bemobile prize money expected today but many clubs continue to struggle As mega rich footballers prepare to represent their countries in the FIFA World Cup in a few weeks time,...

SWANENG HILL CROWNED CHESS CHAMPIONS

SWANENG HILL CROWNED CHESS CHAMPIONS

May. 19 |   CHAMPIONS: Swaneng Hill Team A Swaneng Hill Senior School boys team A are this year’s Mater Spei College Chess Festival Champions. The tournament which attracted 1 392 participants from primary, junior and senior schools was sponsored by Mater...

BOCCIM TO HOLD ANNUAL NORTHERN TRADE FAIR

BOCCIM TO HOLD ANNUAL NORTHERN TRADE FAIR

May. 16 | BTC CEO: Paul Tylor BOCCIM will hold its Northern Trade Fair at Francistown under the theme ‘Investment: My opportunity to play a role in an evolving global economy. Tapping into unlimited opportunities.’ The show will run for five days, starting...

BDF COMMEND 1st COMMANDER MERAFHE

BDF COMMEND 1st COMMANDER MERAFHE

May. 2 | Due to financial constraints BDF (Botswana Defence Force) Day was not celebrated in Francistown or Selebi-Phikwe. This year the 37th anniversary celebrations were only held at Gaborone’s national stadium and at the Sir Seretse Khama barracks. The day...

BDF TO THE RESCUE

BDF TO THE RESCUE

Apr. 19 | Army recruits build house for the needy INTAKE 66: BDF recruits outside Romani’s newhome. When Oponi Romani lost her firstborn son in a tragedy, she was hopeful that her second-born, Tawana Manye, would help the family when he was recruited by the BDF....

LUCKY TO BE ALIVE

LUCKY TO BE ALIVE

Apr. 11 | Botswana Television (BTV) news anchor based in Kasane Onkutule Thamage is said to have attempted to commit suicide on Tuesday this week. The Morwa born man was rescued by his girlfriend and is currently recuperating at Kasane Hospital. According to Thamage’s...

THE HONEY TRAP

THE HONEY TRAP

Apr. 11 | A group of men are gathered at Minestone in Francistown waiting for a party to get started. One of them receives a phone call that triggers a conversation about how girls like to obtain money under false pretences. As always our reporter Portia Ngwako...

JOURNALIST LAID TO REST

JOURNALIST LAID TO REST

Apr. 11 | REST IN PEACE: Sakarea “Zakes” Makgapa His last words on Facebook were… “Ke emelela mo Ramokgonami but I have to be in Gabs this evening. Mme ke tagilwe ke setopoti.” (I am leaving Ramokgonami, I have to be in Gaborone this evening...

NO LICENSE BEFORE TEA

NO LICENSE BEFORE TEA

Apr. 4 |   SAFETY FIRST: Baumake Industrial Affairs Department will make it a requirement for companies to submit copies of signed Trade Effluent Agreement(TEA) for their licenses to be issued or renewed. This was said by Water Utilities Corporation SHEQ...

F/TOWN REGISTER HIGH NUMBER OF STIs

F/TOWN REGISTER HIGH NUMBER OF STIs

Mar. 21 | NOT AMUSED: Mandla Pule Francistown is leading in numbers of Sexually Transmitted Illnesses. This startling revelation was made by YOHO representative Mandla Pule during the Botswana Defence Force (BDF)  Month of Youth Against Aids Day commemoration...

THE BLAME GAME

THE BLAME GAME

Mar. 14 | TAFIC’S FUTURE OPEN TO DEBATE UNCERTAIN FUTURE: Tafic coach Darlington Dodo After Tafic let slip the latest of many ‘last chance’ encounters when they lost to city rivals Ecco City Greens last weekend, the team may well be playing only for pride...

KGALE HILL FITNESS CHALLENGE IS BACK

KGALE HILL FITNESS CHALLENGE IS BACK

Mar. 14 | FITNESS FANATIC: Maokisa Cancer Association Botswana will host its annual Kgale Hill Fitness challenge in May. The idea is to bring people together, keep them fit and also share cancer information. The race is expected to attract the country’s top men’s...

CAREER FAIR FOR ORPHANS

CAREER FAIR FOR ORPHANS

Mar. 12 | ATTENTIVE: Students at the fair Tonota Sub District Council held a career fair for vulnerable children and orphans last week  in Francistown . The fair was held under the theme ‘Promoting Access To Tertiary Education For OVC’s- Key To The Eradication...