• Man of many hats

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    Architect of note In the world of architects and urban designers, he is probably the envy of many because of his outstanding works. These include designing parliament building and planning of Phakalane Township and the Phakalane Golf Estates. To the local business community he is the man at the helm of a body (Business Botswana)

  • Behing some successful brands there’s this woman

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    Tshiamo ‘Dambe’ Molapisi is no stranger to some of the big brands in South Africa having worked with Hunters Gold, First National Bank, Lenovo, Ackermans and Strictly Come Dancing. Armed with skills and years of experience, she later packed her bags and came back home to fulfill her dream of creating and strengthening brands. In

  • Flying the flag high

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      A cultural Ambassador in London Ms. Boikanyo Phenyo was born and bred in the resort township of Maun in the northwestern part of Botswana. She graduated with a Diploma in Education and proceeded to join thousands of others in the teaching profession. Phenyo then decided to search for greener pastures outside the country. She

  • Pure beauty

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      Newly crowned Miss Botswana Seneo Bambino Mabengano is not only outwardly flawless but also pure as she has not yet tasted the ‘forbidden fruit’ like most of her peers. While it may seem impractical to some, she intends to remain a virgin until she says I do and this is one of the messages

  • High Achiver

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    Polio could not stop her from achieving her dreams. She is an optimist who believes in hard work and focus. Botswana Life Chief Executive Officer Catherine Lesetedi-Letegele is not an ordinary leader. In an interview with The Voice Reporter, Tshiamo Tabane, Lesetedi-Letegele spoke about her career journey and how she ended up achieving what other

  • First lady in waiting?

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    Good Khama Voice Editor Emang Bokhutlo visited The Khamas’s residence in Ruretse for an intimate chat with Thea, the wife of Tshekedi Khama, the minister of Wildlife and Tourism and brother to the president, Ian Khama. And yes, the open and honest conversation turned out to be more fascinating than you would have imagined! In

  • Independence Lucky Charm

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    Bold and gifted Her split from ex-husband Kabelo Mogwe became fodder for rumour mongers throughout the country and in essence confirmed Magdalene Lesolebe as one of Botswana’s top celebrities. Gifted with a powerful voice and songwriting ability second to none, Charma Gal has wormed her way into the hearts of many local music fanatics. Her

  • Dream chaser

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    When he got fired from his well paying job 11 years ago, 40 -year- old Diboy Monyere did not despair, but quickly got on the path to turn adversity into an opportunity. Today he boasts of being the first man in Maun to introduce late night buses as well as the first to own a

  • From the classroom to the guard room

    From the classroom to the guard room0

    Say hello to the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Waygard Security. This man is armed with experience, this man is loaded with words, this man is always the first on the scene, and this man is Phenyo ‘Prince’ Gothaang. The tough lad details to BAKER TEBOGO on how he left his job as

  • A Prophetess is without honour in her home town

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    Woman of God For a Woman of God to be accused of snatching another woman’s husband and fleecing people of their hard earned cash through her “bling church” could be the most embarrassing and discouraging thing. Prophetess Keorapetse Muzila (42), who is the founder of Jehovah’s Potters House Assembly based at Block 5 location in

  • Rasta Man Vibration

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    Ras Judah conquers the South Pacific He came to prominence in the early 90’s with local reggae band Steppin Razor. The group’s debut album, African Children was one of the best musical products to come out of the country. The group split and Ras Judah Seomeng went solo releasing his debut album before relocating to New Zealand where

  • Woman on the move

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    Marketing Specialist It is not by luck that she is slowly climbing up the corporate ladder. Marketing Manager of Barclays Bank Botswana, Stephanie Stoneham, has worked hard over the years to build a reputable track record and become the leader that she is today.Voice journalist, MMIKA SOLOMON speaks with her about the challenges and rewards

  • The hunter has become the hunted

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    For several years he edited and wrote on this column. This week he is the subject. The hunter has become the hunted. “While the rest of the world sees with their eyes, I see with my imagination. Writing and the creative industry is my passion and the idea that I have a duty to shed

  • Man of many hats

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    Respected businessman – Shah He is one of the most successful businessmen in Botswana. In 1992, armed with only a degree in commerce, Jagdish Shah left India for a job in a country he knew very little about. Twenty-three years later, Shah is not only among the respected business people of this country, but the

  • From herd boy to millionaire

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    Rags to riches After completing primary school, this self made multi-millionaire was forced to become a herd-boy in Serowe because there was no money to pay secondary school fees. Determination, hard work and dedication would however later propel Benny Thomas to the level of success that many with high education can only dream about. Recently

  • Started from the bottom

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    Growing up in a poor family did not deter him from living his dream of a good life! At the age of 32, he has achieved what many of his age can only dream of. A hard worker who believes that for one to make it in life they have to work hard, Tebogo Phalaagae

  • Heart of Gold

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    Blessed is the hand that gives Her journey as a journalist opened her eyes to the plight of the poor and motivated her to make a difference. She chose to help the less privileged schoolchildren with school shoes. In an interview with MMIKA SOLOMON Chandapiwa Baputaki opens up about her love for people and children

  • The man with the midas touch

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    As a Chief Education Officer in Ngamiland I was horrified at the children’s use of vulgar language. Every  school that he headed was guaranteed an enviable position in the top three in the exam results. He had the magic formula and knew how to turn worst performing schools into centres of excellence throughout his illustrious career which spanned over three decades. Damien Thapa was undoubtedly one of the most sought after

  • Clean, sober and fit

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      Strong willed “If you wake up in the morning without guilt, can’t eat and can go to work tired then you have a problem. If your purse is emptier than last night but you can’t account for the money then there is a bigger problem. If all your agemates look younger than you then

  • Career Woman

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    On top of her game They say dynamites come in small packages. For Kelly Ramputswa the adage literally describes her. She is an intelligent woman who prefers to be independent. Her journey through to success came through hard work. Now that she is at the helm of the newly introduced courier company, her life will


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