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“THEY WANTED TO KILL ME”

“THEY WANTED TO KILL ME”

Apr. 19 | Armed robbery survivor re-lives ordeal LEFT FOR DEAD: Chris De Jager A businessman and his wife are lucky to be alive after violent robbers tortured and beat the couple in their Mochudi home. Speaking from his house in Matebele ward following...

BUFFALO KILLS TODDLER IN KASANE

BUFFALO KILLS TODDLER IN KASANE

Apr. 19 | Top Cop denies mum left child home alone to attend Khama kgotla meeting DISMISSIVE: Superintendent Silton Fidzani A buffalo trampled a three-year-old boy to death after his mother is said to have left him home alone to attend President Khama’s...

BURNING PASSION

BURNING PASSION

Apr. 19 |   LUCKY ESCAPE: A burnt door Arsonist hospitalised after drinking petrol Ajealous lover who tried to burn his girlfriend’s family inside a house is fighting for his life at the Seventh Day Adventist Hospital in Kanye after drinking petrol...

ROBBERY SUSPECT SHOT DEAD

ROBBERY SUSPECT SHOT DEAD

Feb. 18 | CONCERNED: Mbulawa A 24-year old man who was arrested and detained for an armed robbery that took place at Commerce Park Engen filling station was shot dead this morning after he and four others escaped from their holding cell at old Naledi Police station. According...

SA RELOCATES 100 RHINOS TO BOTSWANA

SA RELOCATES 100 RHINOS TO BOTSWANA

Feb. 18 | Khama Rhino Sanctuary South African safari operators and conservation groups said they plan to move up to 100 rhinos to Botswana for safekeeping, as poaching levels spike to new highs in their country. “One hundred rhinos will be captured and safely...

Jwaneng mayor dumps BNF for BDP

Jwaneng mayor dumps BNF for BDP

Feb. 18 | Amos Jahana Jwaneng mayor dumps BNF for BDP By Voice Reporter Jwaneng Town Mayor Amos Jahana today had his resignation from Botswana National Front (BNF) written and ready to be tendered in tomorrow (Wednesday.) He is set to join the Botswana Democratic...

TROUBLE IS HIS MIDDLE NAME

TROUBLE IS HIS MIDDLE NAME

Aug. 23 | ARRESTED: DJ Bunz is back in jail for allegedly raping a minor DJ BUNZ IN CHILD MOLESTATION SCANDAL Hardly a year after he was jailed for failing to pay a debt, Francistown popular Disc Jockey (DJ) Bunz is back in prison for allegedly raping a minor. Trouble...

I am not involved in Jannie’s suspension- Kaboeamodimo

I am not involved in Jannie’s suspension- Kaboeamodimo

Jun. 22 | SUSPENDED: Jannie The Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Office of the President, Mogomotsi Kaboeamodimo has denied allegations that he motivated the indefinite suspension of the Botswana Television Head of News and Current Affairs, Sakaeyo Jannie. Allegations...

Gumare Advisory Association raise funds

Gumare Advisory Association raise funds

Jun. 15 | The first Gumare Advisory Association fund raising dinner was held on Saturday night at Centre Lodge in Maun. Speaking to The Voice, the Association’s treasure Letsogile Ledimo said that their objectives are to promote and upgrade and social integrity...

TOP BANKER ON LIFE AS A WORKING MOTHER

TOP BANKER ON LIFE AS A WORKING MOTHER

May. 13 | WOMAN OF INFLUENCE: Itumeleng Nwako Banc ABC Regional Manager for the North – Itumeleng Nwako – speaks to The Voice about the balancing act of being a successful career woman, wife and mother of two.  With close to 33 years’ experience in banking...

SHOPPING WITH CAUTION

SHOPPING WITH CAUTION

Dec. 28 | ONLY BUYING BASICS: Consumers after shopping No major sales increase for most retail shops The festive season is usually characterised by a lot of expenditure by consumers but 2012 seems to be a different year as most retail outlets have revealed that...

PASTOR ACCUSED IN TEENAGE DRUG RAPE SCANDAL

PASTOR ACCUSED IN TEENAGE DRUG RAPE SCANDAL

Dec. 28 | QUESTIONABLE: Maake with kids Church members outraged A Pastor of Godrich International Ministries was dragged before Francistown Magistrates Court last week to answer charges of raping a member of his congregation. Apostle Mpho Maake, 49, is alleged...

MADLY IN LOVE WITH BOTSWANA’S BILTONG

MADLY IN LOVE WITH BOTSWANA’S BILTONG

Dec. 28 | A Voice reporter recently travelled on board Air Botswana from Johannesburg where she sat next to a middle aged white man who identified himself as Michael, the lover of Botswana’s biltong. With its never changing meal of biltong and peanuts, the national...

PHK LOOKING FORWARD TO A FEMALE PRESIDENT

PHK LOOKING FORWARD TO A FEMALE PRESIDENT

Dec. 28 | SUPPORTIVE: Kedikilwe Kedikilwe who hoped this historic moment will come to pass during his life time expressed these sentiments at the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Women’s wing fundraising dinner held in Francistown last Saturday. “I am told you...

COUPLE ACCUSED OF BEATING DAUGHTER TO DEATH IN ROW OVER PIECE OF MEAT

COUPLE ACCUSED OF BEATING DAUGHTER TO DEATH IN ROW OVER PIECE OF MEAT

Dec. 28 | ACCUSED: Mokganedi Pontsho and Kgomotso Mondela outside court The parents of an 8-year-old girl have been accused of murder after beating her to death apparently for eating a piece of biltong reserved for her father. 35-year-old Mokganedi Pontsho and...

MURDERER TO SPEND 17 YEARS IN JAIL

MURDERER TO SPEND 17 YEARS IN JAIL

Dec. 28 | A 30- year- old man who killed his girlfriend for insisting on going to church has been slapped with a 17 year jail sentence. Puso Tsietso  from Mopipi  and commonly known as ‘Killer’  hit and strangled his live in girl friend, Kelebogile Bahumeng,...

BEER AND CIGARETTE THIEF SPARED JAIL BUT NOT THE LASH

BEER AND CIGARETTE THIEF SPARED JAIL BUT NOT THE LASH

Dec. 28 | LUCKY ESCAPE: Kereemang Aboneng A Francistown youth was spared a prison sentence but will receive six lashes to his ‘bare buttocks’ after stealing beer and cigarettes from a shop at Tatisiding village. Remorseful 21-year-old Kereemang Aboneng of Gerald...

JWANENG MINE HAILED

JWANENG MINE HAILED

Dec. 14 | IMPRESSED: President Khama President Ian Khama last Friday commended his predecessors, for having prudently utilised diamond revenues to improve the lives of Batswana.
Khama who was officiating at the 30th anniversary celebrations for the Jwaneng Mine...

OUR NIGHT OF TERROR

OUR NIGHT OF TERROR

Dec. 14 | THIS IS THE THING: Alleged thokolosi ‘It was really creepy’ Suspected thokolosi brings horror to filling station staff Employees of City Way Filling Station in Francistown got the shock of their lives after a suspected thokolosi was mysteriously found...

LETSHEGO REMEMBERS THE LESS PRIVILEGED

LETSHEGO REMEMBERS THE LESS PRIVILEGED

Dec. 14 | CHARITABLE: Fred Mmelesi Letshego Financial Services has donated over P700, 000 to a variety of charitable organisations in a kind gesture demonstrating its interest in the community in which it operates and draws its employees. Speaking at the Letshego...