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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...

BOKO AND KHAMA IN A TIGHT RACE

BOKO AND KHAMA IN A TIGHT RACE

Jul. 18 | UDC LEADER: Boko Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) together with Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) this week showed that they have a better following than Botswana Congress Party (BCP).  The Voice readers this week were in agreement that both BDP and...

OFF TO THE CITY OF LOVE

OFF TO THE CITY OF LOVE

Jul. 18 | SIZZLING HOT: Glam Model Show Producer Billy Kokorwe with Models at Grand Finale GLAM MODEL TELEVISION SHOW WINNER CROWNED Botswana’s first locally produced model themed television show titled “Glam Model Television Show completed filming with a colorful...

IKALANGA BIBLE TRANSLATORS MEET

IKALANGA BIBLE TRANSLATORS MEET

Jul. 18 | At least 200 Bakalanga tribesmen mandated to translate and review the Ikalanga Bible met last week for a two-day workshop meant to put a final blue-print on the new Ikalanga orthography. Bible Society of Botswana (BSB) in collaboration with the University...

WOMAN, 22 SEXUALLY ASSAULTS 3 -YEAR-OLD

WOMAN, 22 SEXUALLY ASSAULTS 3 -YEAR-OLD

Jul. 18 | A 22 year- old woman of Botshabelo ward in Maun is being investigated for sexually assaulting a three- year old boy last week. Although details surrounding the bizarre incidents are closely guarded, a neighbour who spoke on condition of anonymity said...

LOW TURN OUT AT MEETING TO DISCUSS KGAFELA’S FATE

LOW TURN OUT AT MEETING TO DISCUSS KGAFELA’S FATE

Jul. 11 | POOR ATTENDANCE: Bakgatla – ba – Kgafela listening attentively to the Royal Uncles On a chilly Sunday morning at Lesetlheng village in the outskirts of Moruleng in South Africa elderly men and women clad in traditional regalia walk leisurely...

LITTLE TERRORS

LITTLE TERRORS

Jul. 11 | Traumatised teachers down tools in fear of rioters students IN PROTEST: Shoshong Senior Secondary school student Frightened Teachers at Shoshong Senior Secondary School have downed tools after tension exploded on Monday following a teacher and student...

GIVING THE CHURCH A GOOD NAME

GIVING THE CHURCH A GOOD NAME

Jul. 11 | WARM TELLY NIGHTS: Church elders posing with their blankets Troubled by the almost eroded integrity of the modern church; Pastor Makgarebe Pitswe of Rivers of Living Waters Ministries-Gaborone Branch is on a mission to restore the church’s good name. Recently...

BAKGATLA CHIEF TO REMAIN IN SA UNTIL HIS UNCLE IS TOPLED

BAKGATLA CHIEF TO REMAIN IN SA UNTIL HIS UNCLE IS TOPLED

Jul. 11 | ROYAL UNCLE: Rammono Linchwe “THE HALLUCINATION THAT WE ARE OFTEN SEEN IN MOCHUDI IS A LIE AIMED AT TARNISHING OUR NAMES” A fugitive from Justice Kgosi Kgafela Kgafela II of the Bakgatla in Mochudi and his uncle Ramono Linchwe are in South Africa...

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DIVORCE COURT

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DIVORCE COURT

Jul. 11 | Voice Reporter Joy Chikura was out at the Francistown high court, with the hope of bagging a juicy story. After hopping from one court room to another Chikura did not have much joy in getting a story as she ended up listening to a string of divorce cases. Court...

YOUNG 1OVE RECRUITMENT DRIVE

YOUNG 1OVE RECRUITMENT DRIVE

Jul. 11 | ON A MISSION: 1ove crew Young 1ove; a new NGO on the Botswana scene is hosting a massive recruitment drive, fitting of a regional campaign they’re embarking on in the next few weeks. The team needs a dedicated, passionate team of facilitators as well...

MY MAGIC STICK PROTECTS ME

MY MAGIC STICK PROTECTS ME

Jul. 11 | TOUGH MAN: Kgosana Jabafu Rammala Morema Kgosana Jabafu Rammala from Mochudi attracted attention at Lesetlheng on Sunday at a meeting addressed by Bakgatla Royal uncles.  He appeared at the Kgotla with a stick that resembles a king Cobra. When he spoke...

ST JOSEPH’S TEACHERS UNDER INVESTIGATION

ST JOSEPH’S TEACHERS UNDER INVESTIGATION

Jul. 11 |  SCHOOL HEAD MUM AS STUDENTS DEMANDS ACTION POLICE BOSS: Tshebo Two male teachers at St Joseph’s College are under police investigations for brutally beating 40 students. The duo of General Nacane and Omogolo Tshipane reportedly administered corporal...