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SORROW AND SHAME

SORROW AND SHAME

Jul. 18 | IN HAPPIER TIMES: Dimpho and Chiyapo FAMILIES UNITE TO BURY DISGRACED WIFE Gossip gave way to a dark cloud of grief as the devastated families of a married woman murdered by her boyfriend was laid to rest in Masunga last weekend. The traumatized husband,...

COSATU CALLS CHOPPIES TO ORDER

COSATU CALLS CHOPPIES TO ORDER

Jul. 18 | A looming industrial strike by Choppies employees both in Botswana and South Africa is threatening to cripple the giant retailer operations temporarily. Congress of South African Trade Union (COSATU) North West Provincial secretary Solly Phetoe disclosed...

THE POVERTY TRAP

THE POVERTY TRAP

Jul. 14 | ACCUSED: Thandazani Moyo MAN HAS SEX WITH GIRL (12) IN EXCHANGE FOR FOUR POTATOES A child sex victim told a Francistown court how she was raped and then offered four potatoes in compensation. The 13-year-old girl from Manyanda ward in Tonota testified...

FREEDOM FIGHTERS

FREEDOM FIGHTERS

Jul. 11 | Newspaper editor’s face arrest over Kgosi corruption revelations Dick Bayford In a move that is sure to spark national outrage allegations that the government was planning to arrest Sunday Standard newspaper publishers, OutsaMokone and Spencer Mogapi...

WHIPPED STUDENT HOSPITALISED

WHIPPED STUDENT HOSPITALISED

Jul. 11 | DISGRUNTLED PARENTS: Seoko and Kegotsitse A 10-year old boy is fighting for his life at Victoria Private Hospital in Mafikeng after he was allegedly assaulted by his teacher. Ronnie Seoko, a Standard 4 student at Seetelo Primary School in Tsabong was...

SEX PEST TEACHERS TO BE SACKED

SEX PEST TEACHERS TO BE SACKED

Jul. 7 | FACING DISMISSAL: OsedilweMathodi Three teachers accused of having sexual relationships with students at Shakawe Senior Secondary School face dismissal after an Investigating Committee recommended their immediate sacking. The fate of the teachers, ThebeyameMosweu,...

KGAFELA II WANTS CONTROL IN RSA

KGAFELA II WANTS CONTROL IN RSA

Jul. 4 | OPTIMISTIC: Kgafela Bakgatla Kgosikgolo Kgafela Kgafela II’s chieftaincy ambitions in South Africa are in the melting pot after North West High Court President Monica Leeuw reserved judgment in a case in which he seeks to be recognized as the Kgosikgolo...

YOU’LL PAY FOR THIS

YOU’LL PAY FOR THIS

Jun. 30 | NAMED: Keabetswe Motlhabi SA woman sues local girl in R1million marriage wrecking case A distraught South African woman has taken out a R1 million lawsuit against a young local lady for wrecking her 10-year-marriage. Barely holding back tears Faith Gloria...

SOLDIERS ON COP DAUGHTER GANG RAPE CHARGE

SOLDIERS ON COP DAUGHTER GANG RAPE CHARGE

Jun. 23 | BUSTED: Shathani Charles Two soldiers based at the Maun Botswana Defence Force Barracks are being investigated for kidnapping and gang raping a Senior Police Officer’s daughter. The two 26-year-old army men, Private Shathani Charles from Masunga and...

DOCTOR DESPICABLE

DOCTOR DESPICABLE

Jun. 20 | RECKLESS: Sukalovsky HIT AND RUN MEDIC ENCOUNTERSVICTIMS IN HOSPITAL In a bizarre twist of fate a doctor who treated survivors of a hit and run accident,turned out to be none other than the reckless driver who nearly killed them. Now Michael Ngoma, 39,...

BDF JUNIOR OFFICERS CLASH WITHSUPERIORS OVER MONEY AND SEX

BDF JUNIOR OFFICERS CLASH WITHSUPERIORS OVER MONEY AND SEX

Jun. 16 | *FIRE VICTIM SOLDIERS DEMAND DONATED MONEY *SOME RESIGN OVER NEW ‘NO SLEEPOVER’ MEASURES About 27 disgruntled BDF soldiers in Francistown have threatened to resign over claims of inhumane treatment by their bosses who are said to owe them money and...

MY PENIS IS TOO BIG FOR HER TINY VAGINA

MY PENIS IS TOO BIG FOR HER TINY VAGINA

Jun. 13 | ACCUSED RAPIST’S BIZARRE DEFENCE IN COURT IN COURT: Phineus Ndebele An accused rapist has denied allegations of sexually abusing his 13-year-old stepdaughter, claiming in his defence that his manhood was too big to have penetrated the young girl’s...

GRANNIES FIGHT OVER ‘BROWN BULL ‘ HUSBAND

GRANNIES FIGHT OVER ‘BROWN BULL ‘ HUSBAND

Jun. 9 |   DISTRAUGHT WIFE: Susan Motlhasedi MISTRESS, 68, FINED P50, 000 FOR MARRIAGE WRECKING A 68-year old Maun granny proved the age is nothing but a number when she was ordered to pay P50 000 for marriage wrecking in what could be the first case of a...

I AM INNOCENT

I AM INNOCENT

Jun. 6 | UNMOVED: Joseph Molefe Prime Suspect in president Assassination plot seeks political office Despite a well publicised mutiny case with details that involved threats to assassinate the president, Retired  Lt. Col Joseph Molefe has resurfaced to seek...

THE BEAST MUST HANG

THE BEAST MUST HANG

Jun. 2 |   GUILTY: Mogomotsi Sethaba DAD DEMANDS DEATH PENALTY FOR MAN WHO RAPED AND KILLED HIS DAUGHTER Forgiveness is not a word you will find in 72-year-old Alec Mposa’s vocabulary. In an emotional interview with The Voice he swore that he would only...

GOTCHA

GOTCHA

May. 30 | THE LOOT: part of the merchandise CUCKOLDED COP LAYS TRAP FOR LOVER WITH BAYGOC MERCHANDISE A BAYGOC (Botswana African Youth Games Organising Committee) Procurement Officer was this week at pains to explain to the police why stacks of national team merchandise...

MOROKA KILLED MY SON

MOROKA KILLED MY SON

May. 26 |   LIFE CUT SHORT: Kealeboga *Mother claims police cover-up over *De Beers boss claimed he thought he was shooting a dog  “Why is Neo Moroka not detained or arrested for killing my son?” The question trembles from the lips of distraught mother...

I COULDN’T CONTROL MYSELF

I COULDN’T CONTROL MYSELF

May. 18 |   OUT OF CONTROL: Letimakgosi Poifo Uncle, 32, rapes niece, 9, and blames potency muti A 32-year-old man of Thito ward in Maun who raped his nine- year-old niece blamed a sex performance boosting traditional muti (motsosa) for the vile act. Letimakgosi...

VEE’S BIG WEDDING PLANS REVEALED

VEE’S BIG WEDDING PLANS REVEALED

May. 12 | COUPLE’S HELICOPTER RIDE ON THE CARDS  LUCKY LADY: Kagiso De Klerk 500 wedding guests expected Tight security booked at opulent Ruretse farm Wedding rights may be sold to SA glossy Mag Botswana’s music superstar Odirile “Vee” Sento (31) has...

LEFT HOLDING THE UNDERWEAR

LEFT HOLDING THE UNDERWEAR

May. 9 | CHEATED WIFE DEMANDS P150 000 FROM MISTRESS NO COMMENT: Sethebe A sex-starved wife who caught her husband in the act and confiscated his underwear as evidence has vowed to go down fighting. Margaret Kgosiesele, 39, told The Voice in an interview that...