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A T-SHIRT TO DIE FOR

A T-SHIRT TO DIE FOR

Jul. 28 | MAUN EAST PARLIAMENTARY CANDIDATE: Kosta Markus WOMAN ATTEMPTS SUICIDE OVER BDP FREEBIE A siblings’ fight over the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) campaign t-shirt in Maun has tragically ended with one of the sisters hospitalized after she twice...

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...

BOLELE CURSE THOSE WHO CONTRIBUTED TO HIS LOSS

BOLELE CURSE THOSE WHO CONTRIBUTED TO HIS LOSS

Jul. 25 | Member of Parliament for Mahalapye West, Bernard Bolele has cursed all those who contributed to his fall in the controversial ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) primary elections dubbed Bulela-Ditswe. He lost in the re-run.  He said those who were...

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...

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...

SUSPECTED NALEDI MOTORS P1MILLION THIEVES NABBED

SUSPECTED NALEDI MOTORS P1MILLION THIEVES NABBED

Jul. 25 |  -FRAUDSTERS SIPHONED P1M OUT OF CAR DEALERSHIP IN 2 MONTHS BACK TO JAIL: Brinnel Stock -DIRECTORS UNAWARE OF TRANSACTIONS UNTILL POLICE TIP-OFF A gang of suspected fraudsters in a scam that cost Naledi Motors close to P1million looked startled in the...

PREMIER SKILLS BEARING FRUIT IN PALAPYE

PREMIER SKILLS BEARING FRUIT IN PALAPYE

Jul. 25 | YOUNG TALENT: A kid during training at Morwalela Premier Skills; a collaborative innovative coaching project between the Premier League and the British Council is turning lives around in Palapye. At the fore front of the initiative is Barobi Ngwako, a...

CIVIL SERVICE TO DEMONSTRATE AGAINST CORRUPTION

CIVIL SERVICE TO DEMONSTRATE AGAINST CORRUPTION

Jul. 25 | SKY BOSS: Kgosi Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSO) has warned of a massive demonstration against corruption ahead of the October general elections. Addressing a press conference in Gaborone on Wednesday, BOFEPUSO Deputy Labour Secretary,...

BOGUS COPS BUSTED

BOGUS COPS BUSTED

Jul. 25 | Dennis Tabulawa A team of two men and two women who posed as police officers and seized goods and cash from an unsuspecting informal trader in Francistown last month have been exposed. With two of them male ones clad in a complete Botswana Police Service...

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...

WHO’S FOOLING WHO

WHO’S FOOLING WHO

Jul. 25 | Union boss accuses Minister Batshu of lying but Batshu says its BCP that lies The President of the Botswana Public Employees Union Andrew Motsamai has lambasted  the Botswana Democratic Party for Nkange Constituency, Edwin Batshu for claiming that civil...

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...