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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...

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...

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...

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),...

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...

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...

BOARDING SCHOOL STUDENTS DESPERATELY NEED CONDOMS

BOARDING SCHOOL STUDENTS DESPERATELY NEED CONDOMS

Jul. 18 | Educator: Rabantheng Students in boarding schools have resorted to using plastic bags as condoms it has emerged. The shocking revelation came to the fore during a Comprehensive Sexuality Education workshop attended by curriculum developers, NGOs and Civil...

NO WOMAN NO CRY

NO WOMAN NO CRY

Jul. 18 | Men lament economic woes associated with girlfriends It is a cold winter evening and people are in a rush to jump into a taxi to go home. Voice reporter listens in on a conversation about women and the trouble they bring into a man’s life by two...

ANDY NARELL AND LOUIS MHLANGA TO ROCK BOTSWANACRAFT

ANDY NARELL AND LOUIS MHLANGA TO ROCK BOTSWANACRAFT

Jul. 18 | FUSION NIGHT: Mhlanga STEEL PAN AND GUITAR NIGHT It’s a date. Friday 8th August could go down as one of the best nights at Botswanacraft.  Oliver Mtukudzi and Ringo Madlingozi have produced some of the most memorable nights at the country’s best...

WOMAN AND BABY FOUND DEAD AT BDF BARRACKS

WOMAN AND BABY FOUND DEAD AT BDF BARRACKS

Jul. 18 | Francistown Police are investigating an incident in which a woman aged between 20 and 30 years was found dead at BDF 2 Military Garrison barracks. The incident happened last Saturday at around 0830hrs. According to a reliable resource it looked like...

NORTHWEST GROOMS CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION

NORTHWEST GROOMS CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION

Jul. 18 | CREATIVE: An art piece from a student As an initiative to improve performance and results, the Ministry of Education and Skills Development in the northwest region held its inaugural regional practical subjects fair this past weekend at the Maun Life...