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BOFEPUSO ENDORSES UDC

BOFEPUSO ENDORSES UDC

Jul. 25 | IN SUPPORT: Motshwarakgole Botswana Federation of Public Sector Union (BOFEPUSU) Labour Secretary Johnson Motswarakgole has endorsed the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) as the preferred party to rule. Speaking during the UDC inaugural conference...

MATLHABAPHIRI WANTS ME DEAD

MATLHABAPHIRI WANTS ME DEAD

Jul. 25 | Love rival accuses minister of murder plot The Marriage wrecking war between Assistant minister of Presidential Affairs and Public administration, Gaotlhaetse Matlhabaphiri and his rival Simon Tafi is far from over. This seemed to be the damning implication...

MOTSWALEDI ELECTED UDC DEPUTY PRESIDENT

MOTSWALEDI ELECTED UDC DEPUTY PRESIDENT

Jul. 25 | RUNNING MATE: Motswaledi 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...

CHILLIN’ OUT 25.07.2014

CHILLIN’ OUT 25.07.2014

Jul. 25 | CULTURE SPEARS RE-GROUPING Traditional group Culture Spears are apparently on the verge of regrouping and facing the future together again. After months of reported cracks in the Kulenyane empire, with the demise of Tripple R and original member Thembeni...

WHERE IS WARONA?

WHERE IS WARONA?

Jul. 25 | GEARED FOR SUCCESS: Setshwaelo LOCAL GIRL BUILDING HER REPUTATION IN HOLLYWOOD Remember that lady who represented Botswana in the Big Brother Africa 2003 edition? Yes; Warona Setshwaelo. After making the country proud by being one of the last inmates...

BIG WEEKEND 25.07.2014

BIG WEEKEND 25.07.2014

Jul. 25 | LOVE HIP HOP FEST 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...

RIP NADINE GORDIMER

RIP NADINE GORDIMER

Jul. 25 | On 13 July 2014, South African writer, Nobel Laureate,  and political activist, Nadine Gordimer died in her sleep at her home in Johannesburg. She was 90 years old. She started writing out of loneliness. Gordimer’s mother took her out of school when...

LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST

LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST

Jul. 25 | At the confluence of two flooded rivers, when the mighty waters converge into one, there is an explosion of water that threatens to sweep all that lies in its path away. It is an image that came to mind as I thought about this week’s story from the...

I WAS LIKE A DOG SEEING A BONE

I WAS LIKE A DOG SEEING A BONE

Jul. 25 | RAPE SUSPECT: Gofamodimo Tautsogae Rapist claims 15- year old niece seduced him A 54-year- old man who raped his teenage niece has blamed the then standard six schoolgirl of enticing him into having sex. Gofamodimo Tautsogae of Block Four in Francistown...

NEEDY MOTHER SEEKS KHAMA’S INTERVENTION

NEEDY MOTHER SEEKS KHAMA’S INTERVENTION

Jul. 25 | SENDING OUT AN SOS: Mochudi A 41 year old needy mother has appealed to The Voice to help her get the attention of the Office of the President in an attempt to get help for her 16 -year- old daughter. An Ipelegeng worker (government self help scheme),...

FC TSHIRELETSO CATCHES BRISTOL CITY’S EYE

FC TSHIRELETSO CATCHES BRISTOL CITY’S EYE

Jul. 25 | ON TOP FORM: Tshireletso (L) 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...

P200 FINE FOR STABBING EX-BOYFRIEND

P200 FINE FOR STABBING EX-BOYFRIEND

Jul. 25 | CHARGED: Takwe After spending a week in jail to await sentencing, a young woman who stabbed her ex with a knife breathed a sigh of relief when she got away with a P200 fine and a suspended prison sentence. Francistown Magistrate Dumisani Basupi’s courtroom...

BFA’S LEGAL BRAINS AT WAR

BFA’S LEGAL BRAINS AT WAR

Jul. 25 | Pusoentsi BFA President and Legal Advisor fallout Botswana Football Association’s legal advisor Onkagetse Pusoentsi has decided to boycott the association’s Annual General Meeting this coming Saturday after alleged fallout with his principal Tebogo...

ASK GASE 25.07.2014

ASK GASE 25.07.2014

Jul. 25 | WHO SHOULD I CHOOSE? THE LAYABOUT OR THE SERIOUS PROFESSIONAL? DEAR GASE I have two men showing interest in me and I am confused about who between them to choose. There’s the layabout who says he loves me. He takes me out on dates (which I end...

BOTSWANA RANKED FIRST IN STUDY OF EMERGING PROPERTY MARKETS

BOTSWANA RANKED FIRST IN STUDY OF EMERGING PROPERTY MARKETS

Jul. 25 | Botswana has been ranked first among 42 emerging and frontier property markets around the world according to a study by the New York-based real estate brokerage and consulting firm Cushman and Wakefield. The study of 2014 Emerging and Frontier Markets...

GIRL LIES ABOUT AGE TO HER OLDER LOVER

GIRL LIES ABOUT AGE TO HER OLDER LOVER

Jul. 25 | 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...

JOHN MACKENZIE STUDENT SCORES WORLD’S HIGHEST MARK IN MATHS

JOHN MACKENZIE STUDENT SCORES WORLD’S HIGHEST MARK IN MATHS

Jul. 25 | WORLD’S NUMBER ONE: John Mackenzie High School’s Moss Lambat presenting the award to Aarnav Ram. Looking on is Mathematics head of Department and Aarnav’s teacher, Mr Fani Chakawa John Mackenzie student Aarnav Ram(17) has received a prestigious...

DINARE AND BDF IX TRIUMPHS

DINARE AND BDF IX TRIUMPHS

Jul. 25 | WINNING COACH: Molatlhiwa 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...

PASSIONATE ABOUT BRANDS

PASSIONATE ABOUT BRANDS

Jul. 25 | 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...

MOROKA IN P2 MILLION LAWSUIT

MOROKA IN P2 MILLION LAWSUIT

Jul. 25 | 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...