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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

UNVEILING CHIEF MENGWE

UNVEILING CHIEF MENGWE

Jul. 18 | EVENT ORGANIZER: Sergeant Mengwe Maitengwe Chief Moses Tibone Mengwe died in 1986. His tombstone however will be unveiled on Sunday in Maitengwe village in an event that is likely to be attended by both local members of the house of Chiefs and those from...

KOSTA LAMBASTS KEKGONEGILE

KOSTA LAMBASTS KEKGONEGILE

Jul. 18 | Botswana Congress Party Parliamentary candidate for Maun East, Goretetse Kekgonegile has been described as a rebel not fit for a leadership position. Speaking during his launch on Saturday at Boseja Primary School in Maun, Botswana Democratic Party parliamentary...

BQA DRAMA COMPETITIONS  INTENSIFIES

BQA DRAMA COMPETITIONS  INTENSIFIES

Jul. 18 | MARCHING ON: Tswelelo Brigade With just one leg remaining before the finals of the Botswana Qualification Authority drama competitions, drama groups are tussling to upstage each other.   The competition is getting stiffer for the eight drama troupes...

SELIBI-PHIKWE MURDER SUSPECT CHARGED WITH RAPE

SELIBI-PHIKWE MURDER SUSPECT CHARGED WITH RAPE

Jul. 18 | MURDER SUSPECT: Resetse Dipelaelo A young man charged with a single count of unlawful carnal knowledge of a middle-aged lady in the copper mining village of Dukwi early this month has turned out to be a murder suspect. When he was arraigned before court...