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Ministry to identify National symbols

Ministry to identify National symbols

May. 9 | The Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism has initiated a proposal on the identification of National symbols in the form of a tree, grass, flower and bird. This initiative, according to a media release from the ministry, was in recognition of...

Matsatsantsa too tough for GU

Matsatsantsa too tough for GU

Feb. 17 | David Bright suspended DIE HARD FAN: Magwegwe Gaborone United’s uninspiring attempt to turn around a two- goal deficit against Supersport United left hundreds of supporters with more questions than answers. It was not really about the 1-0 loss (3-0...

Excerpts from Chiliboy Kgoroba speech at Mpho Sephuma”s Sikwane funeral ceremony

Excerpts from Chiliboy Kgoroba speech at Mpho Sephuma”s Sikwane funeral ceremony

Mar. 16 | “ I know there are some people from the Sephuma family sent her to spy on us.  They must listen good and listen carefully so that when they report back to those who sent them they don’t misquote me.” “This is not gossip, what I am going...

MOMENTS WITH BOMU SG

MOMENTS WITH BOMU SG

Dec. 14 | AMBITIOUS: Ntsie He’s well known for being a gospel artist but that is not the only hat that Pagson Ntsie puts on in the entertainment industry. The musician is also the Secretary General of Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU). Lauren Mphee had a candid...

FEEDBACK

FEEDBACK

Oct. 6 | DEMOLITION HORROR The Sexaxa, 15km from Maun, demolitions which left 104 year old Granny homeless and living under a mophane tree moves readers: Dan Reba: Ok, seriously people, who are the heartless piece of ‘somethings’ that gave orders like these....

GLOBE TROTTER

GLOBE TROTTER

Sep. 30 | UNITING NATIONS: Khin-Sandi Lwin When people talk of the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs), one organization comes to mind, United Nations, as this is the driving force behind the goals. In the UN there are men and women who work tirelessly and closely...

Bank teller murder case resumes

Bank teller murder case resumes

Nov. 12 | SUSPECT AND LAWYER: Masoko and Yoganathan Former boyfriend appears as the main suspect A case in which a bank teller with Standard Chartered Bank was allegedly murdered by her former boyfriend four years ago, resumed this week at the Francistown High...

THE FAME GAME

THE FAME GAME

Oct. 15 | The MAD Family Living the dream It has been more than a decade since My African Dream was launched and hidden talents unearthed. The aim of this non-profit generating event has always been to target and offer young Batswana interested in the performing...

NOTHING TO SHOW

NOTHING TO SHOW

Sep. 3 | Minister of Environment Wildlife and Tourism: Kitso Mokaila Northwest district chairperson Tebogo Bethia recently told the Minister of Environment Wildlife and Tourism Kitso Mokaila that Maun was not benefiting from the natural resources that are found...

About us

About us

Aug. 4 | BACKGROUND About The Voice The Francistowner (Pty) Ltd is a company that has its primary objective the publication and production of a tabloid newspaper. The newspaper seeks to inform, entertain and educate. The Voice recognizes and develops the concept...

HALF-BODY CORSPE SAGA RAGES ON

HALF-BODY CORSPE SAGA RAGES ON

Jul. 30 | HELICOPTER MISSION UNACCOMPLISHED: Seretse bidding farewell to MP Mephato Reatile Minister Seretse’s tactical approach leaves Kokong villagers more angry and baying for blood The Minister of Justice, Defence and Security, Ramadeluka Seretse left Kokong...

FREE BUT NOT FAIR

FREE BUT NOT FAIR

Jul. 23 | POKING HOLES: Justice John Mosojane Former IEC chairperson castigates the electoral system Retired High Court Judge and former Independent Electoral Commission chairperson Justice John Zwibili Mosojane told the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) congress...

FOTSEKE!

FOTSEKE!

Jul. 9 | GET LOST: Shocked Toyota workers leave work with their letters of suspension Striking Toyota workers suspended as Dada gets tough A war of words has erupted between Satar Dada and disgruntled Toyota Motor Centre mechanics who downed tools in protest...

BFA BENEFITS FROM FIFA

BFA BENEFITS FROM FIFA

May. 22 | KEY TO SUCCESS: Fani and Mamelodi receiving the key BOTSWANA Football Association (BFA) offi cially received a double storey building donation comprising of fi rst class camping facilities. The building has been funded by FIFA to the tune of $400 000...

GRANNIES FIGHT OVER A DEAD MAN

GRANNIES FIGHT OVER A DEAD MAN

May. 21 | RESTLESS: Sarah Ndlovu Families’ 28-year-old feud leaves a 77-year-old granny in stitches By FRANCINAH BAAITSE A 28-year old dispute between two neighbours over a dead man turned bloody in a frenzy attack last Sunday. This further widened the rift...

DUMA FM ROARS

DUMA FM ROARS

May. 21 | FIRED: Moses Maruping and Kevin Thipe All is not well at Duma FM As three more bite the dust BY VOICE REPORTER Duma FM’s station manager Alfred Busang has refuted allegations that the country’s youngest private owned radio station is under financial...

YOUR LOOT MY FREEDOM

YOUR LOOT MY FREEDOM

May. 20 | PARTNERS IN CRIME: Thomas and Ditshego By Innocent Tshukudu A self-confessed thief this week sent a fully packed Mahalapye Magistrates court into a fi t of laughter as he pleaded with the court to free him since the goods he stole had been recovered. Swartland...

‘LEAVE ME ALONE’

‘LEAVE ME ALONE’

May. 20 | Tired and hurt: Isaacs-Anderson By Francinah Baaitse Alimah regrets the day she was crowned Miss Botswana The matter between Alimah Isaacs-Anderson and the Kingdom bank has finally been settled. The 2008 case, in which the former Miss Botswana was accused...

TEACHERS’S SEX LESSON

TEACHERS’S SEX LESSON

May. 20 | IN SHACKLES: Mmusi By Innocent Tshukudu Teacher locked up for sex with student The long arm of the law finally caught up with a ‘sex-perverted’ teacher this week as he was dragged before court charged with two counts of defilement. After months...

FAMILY DOUBTS SUICIDE ‘THEORY’

FAMILY DOUBTS SUICIDE ‘THEORY’

May. 20 | DOUBTING THE POLICE: George Arbi By Francinah Baaitse Police faked self inflicted death to cover their brutal killing, relatives suspects THE Police have denied allegations that they could have brutally tortured a suspect to death and left him to rot...