Friday, May 6, 2016

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President Khama commends Limkokwing

President Khama commends Limkokwing

  President Lieutenant General Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama visited Limkokwing University of Creative Technology Botswana campus on Tuesday. The visit was meant to give the...
Traditional Doctor nearly turned me into a zombie

Traditional Doctor nearly turned me into a zombie

Angry ex- trainee spills the beans. His story sounds like an episode from a fictitious evil tale, but 35-year-old Monamodi Raphaka of Selebi-Phikwe's story is...
BCP youth league to meet

BCP youth league to meet

The Botswana Congress Party Youth League (BCPYL) will over the weekend hold its annual youth conference in Palapye. BCPYL President, Tumiso Chillyboy Rakgare said top...
BCP fallen councillor to be laid to rest on Saturday

BCP fallen councillor to be laid to rest on Saturday(30th April 2016)

The Memorial service for the departed Botswana Congress Party (BCP) councilor for Kelemogile ward in Ramotswa Molemi Rakgomo was held on Thursday at South...

Govt, parastatals snub guides’ conference

Chairman of Botswana Guides Association, Kenson Kgakge, is disappointed at the failure by government and parastatal organizations to attend their Annual General conference which...

Councillor Rakgomo Remembered

Multitudes thronged the South East District Council gardens at the new Rural Administration Centre (RAC) to pay their respects to late councillor Molemi Rakgomo,...

UB Security guard rapes visitor

A University of Botswana security guard employed under Berea security company is in police custody after he allegedly raped a teenage girl who had...
Zimbabwe opens the way for inter-religious harmony and peace through dialogue of scriptures

Zimbabwe opens second WARP office

Zimbabwe opens the way for inter-religious harmony and peace through dialogue of scriptures Zimbabwe - Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) The Zimbabwe branch worked...

Govt lifts slaughter ban

The Ministry of Agriculture has lifted the recently imposed ban on the slaughter of cloven hoofed animals in Zone 11 after the area was...

Thieves ransack Tops Dry Cleaners

Police are on the hunt for thieves who burgled Tops dry Cleaners and made away with P23 000.00 after blasting the safe open. A Manager...

Colleagues Announce Councillor’s Death

South East District Councillors this afternoon gathered to officially announce the passing of their Deputy Chairman, Molemi Rakgomo. Speaking at the sombre gathering, Suffle Mosomane,...
P72 000 deposit into murder suspect's account raises

Murder suspect’s P72 000 deposit into account raises suspicions

A hefty deposit into murder accused, Gaofenngwe Selaolo’s bank account two days after her stepson went missing has raised eyebrows and set tongues wagging. Selaolo’s...

Govt withdraws interns from private media

Government’s apparent hostility towards private media appears to have taken a new twist after 40 interns attached to private media houses were recalled last...
BOMU lets artists down

BOMU lets artists down

Disappointed Artists who won at the BOMU (Botswana Musicians Union) awards ceremony last year but never received their awards have lashed out at the...

Burned Alive

Two die in Zambia xenophobic riots At least two people were burned to death in Zambia during riots targeting Rwandan-owned shops over allegations that foreigners...
Mojabodu-&-Mmolotsi

Freedom Square Fight

Guma is using blood money-Mmolotsi *UDC wants to sell me-Majadibodu As the set date for the Phillip Matante by-elections fast approaches political rivals have intensified...

Drink Driving on the increase

Francistown police have expressed concern at the increasing number of motorists driving under the influence of alcohol as well as those driving without a...
Tragedy

Tragedy

Stampeding cattle crush man to death. A 47-year-old herdsman was on Tuesday morning trampled to death by a stampeding herd of cattle at Mabesekwa village...
Khawa

Bigger and better Khawa dune challenge

Hot air balloon rides part of the fun Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture (MYSC) and Botswana...
Police probe girl, 10 self shooting incident

Police probe girl, 10 self shooting incident

Assistant Commissioner of Police, Witness Bosija said police were still investigating a case in which a 10- year -old standard four pupil from Kanagoua...
The moment of truth

The moment of truth

Gloves are off as UDC and BDP goes to the polls Almost two months ago, The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) snatched Sekoma ward from a...
The brides' corner

The brides’ corner

Weekends seldom pass without a wedding ceremony. For brides, a wedding is one of the biggest days of their lives and finding a well...

BCL mine to retrench

Over 2000 jobs on the line *Mine headed for a showdown with the union Hundreds of BCL employees are set to lose their jobs as...
Scramble for used cars

Scramble for used cars

Police locked down Acetone Holdings car dealers in Mogoditshane on Wednesday afternoon after hundreds of people flocked to the dealership to buy imported cars...
Superintendent Thuso Phadi

Man saves cousin’s life then commits suicide

Delight turned to despair for a family in Ramotswa after a 35-year-old man hung himself just hours after he saved his cousin’s life. Reuben Samuel,...
Fake petition

Fake petition

Bambukushu distance themselves from letter to the OP. Bambukushu tribe through their cultural group, Mbungu Wa Ka Thimana have distanced themselves from a petition that...
Festina Bakwena

Bakwena denies kneeling before Khama

The outgoing ombudsman, Festina Bakwena has refuted allegations that she fell to her knees at the door and crawled to president Ian Khama’s feet...
Letshego STILL Touching Lives

Letshego STILL Touching Lives

Following last year’s mega prize give away which saw Letshego hand over the title deed of a 1.1 million Pula house in Gaborone –...
Majadibodu

Philip Matante campaign turns violent

BDP's Majadibodu accused of assaulting UDC activists Campaigning for the vacant Philip Matante ward in Francistown took a sinister turn this week amid allegations of...
Ngamiland, Chobe on floods alert

Ngamiland, Chobe on floods alert

Ngamiland and Chobe Districts have received an early alert on floods which are likely to hit the areas within two months. The National Disaster Management...
Showdown

Showdown

BDP MP, Moswaane, activist, Ford Moiteela throw punches The tension that has charecterised the Botswana Democratic Party campaign towards the Phillip Matante by-election reached boiling...
Gchwihaba

New discovery

Another cave found on top of Gchwihaba A new cave has been discovered on top of Gchwihaba at Xaxa settlement in the North West District. The...

Water wars

  Maun magistrate in fight for water with court staff. Maun magistrate court employees have clashed with their new Chief Magistrate Taboka Mopipi who has allegedly...

Raging buffalo killed

Police, with the help of Wildlife officers yesterday hunted down and killed a buffalo that attacked and injured two men in Kanye on Sunday...

We need youth empowerment- Motsabakedi

As the Botswana National Front Youth League presidential race heats up, candidates are making all the right noises to win the voters’ hearts ahead...
CAAB hands over house to Senonnori VDC

CAAB hands over house to Senonnori VDC

  Civil Aviation Authority Botswana (CAAB) last week handed over a newly refurbished house to Senonnori ward’s Village Development Committee in Maun. The house is one...
Katlholo Mosimanegape

Cattle menace

  Director of Traffic Senior Assistant Commissioner Katlholo Mosimanegape says cattle roaming city streets have become a big cause of road accidents. Speaking with the Voice...
Sugar Masala

Estranged husband cries foul

  A 59- year -old man who feels hard done by his wife who is filing for divorce says he is being dumped because he...
Andy Boatile

BDP push for political appointees to company board membership

  The Botswana Democratic Party Youth League has successfully lobbied President Ian Khama to include young people as part of political appointees to different company...
Ministers' excessive powers worry MPS

Ministers’ excessive powers worry MPS

  Members of Parliament have castigated ministers for abusing their powers to appoint board members and chief executive officers of parastatals on partisan lines. When debating...