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WHERE HAVE ALL THE GOOD MEN GONE TO?

WHERE HAVE ALL THE GOOD MEN GONE TO?

Apr. 22 | In one of the local hair salons in Francistown a group of women in their late 30s shared their dilemmas regarding the opposite sex. They discussed how their live-in boyfriends cheated, manipulated and left them dead broke. Lady dressed in denims:...

BDF TO THE RESCUE

BDF TO THE RESCUE

Apr. 19 | Army recruits build house for the needy INTAKE 66: BDF recruits outside Romani’s newhome. When Oponi Romani lost her firstborn son in a tragedy, she was hopeful that her second-born, Tawana Manye, would help the family when he was recruited...

POLICE SHOOTOUT CRIPPLES INNOCENT PASSERBY

POLICE SHOOTOUT CRIPPLES INNOCENT PASSERBY

Apr. 19 | A 20- year -old Kanye boy was left nursing ghastly wounds after being hit by a stray bullet during a shoot-out between robbers and police in Kanye recently. IN THE DARK: Tebogo Phaladi and Kearabetswe Gadiile still waiting for answers Tebogo Phaladi...

DRUNKEN DRIVERS DIE YOUNG

DRUNKEN DRIVERS DIE YOUNG

Apr. 19 | Youths are the major victims in road carnage ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG: An all-too familiar sight “I am leaving Ramokgonami. I have to be in Gaborone this evening but I am drunk on traditional beer.” These were a young man’s last words on his Facebook...

“THEY WANTED TO KILL ME”

“THEY WANTED TO KILL ME”

Apr. 19 | Armed robbery survivor re-lives ordeal LEFT FOR DEAD: Chris De Jager A businessman and his wife are lucky to be alive after violent robbers tortured and beat the couple in their Mochudi home. Speaking from his house in Matebele ward following a P68 000...

MP NGAKA NGAKA FACES ASSAULT CHARGES

MP NGAKA NGAKA FACES ASSAULT CHARGES

Apr. 19 | Legislator accused of breaking his wife’s knee during a fight REMORSEFUL: Ngaka Ngaka The embattled wife of Letlhakeng/Takatokwane Member of Parliament Ngaka Ngaka has turned to her Facebook friends for support in her bitter war to have her politician...

BUFFALO KILLS TODDLER IN KASANE

BUFFALO KILLS TODDLER IN KASANE

Apr. 19 | Top Cop denies mum left child home alone to attend Khama kgotla meeting DISMISSIVE: Superintendent Silton Fidzani A buffalo trampled a three-year-old boy to death after his mother is said to have left him home alone to attend President Khama’s recent...

BURNING PASSION

BURNING PASSION

Apr. 19 |   LUCKY ESCAPE: A burnt door Arsonist hospitalised after drinking petrol Ajealous lover who tried to burn his girlfriend’s family inside a house is fighting for his life at the Seventh Day Adventist Hospital in Kanye after drinking petrol in a...

HAVE YOU SEEN HER?

HAVE YOU SEEN HER?

Apr. 18 | POLICE APPEAL TO THE PUBLIC TO HELP FIND MISSING WOMAN MISSING: Senzeni A 61-year-old Senyawe woman allegedly vanished while visiting her daughter in Tutume three weeks ago. Senzeni Martha Johnson disappeared into thin air after she was left home alone...

POLITICAL CROSSTITUTE

POLITICAL CROSSTITUTE

Apr. 18 | Pono Moatlhodi Deputy speaker Pono Moatlhodi crosses over to the BNF The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Pono Moatlhodi resigned from the BDP on Tuesday. On Wednesday the embattled legislator was already brandishing the Botswana National Front membership...

CENTRE FOR THE DEAF HIT BY HARD TIMES

CENTRE FOR THE DEAF HIT BY HARD TIMES

Apr. 18 | Children ‘s future hangs in the balance as institution owes P500, 000.00 water bill DESPERATE: Children at the centre Employees and children at Ramotswa Centre for the Deaf are facing an uncertain future as the school finds itself without funds...

NTUANE TROUNCES NDABA AND CHENGETA IN BONNINGTON SOUTH

NTUANE TROUNCES NDABA AND CHENGETA IN BONNINGTON SOUTH

Apr. 18 | Ndaba Gaolatlhe The hotly contested Bonnington South is no doubt one of the constituencies that people across the country have their eyes glued on. Many are speculating who among the three vibrant candidates, Abby Buti Chengeta of the BCP and the much...

RETIRED NURSES URGED TO MENTOR YOUNG NURSES

RETIRED NURSES URGED TO MENTOR YOUNG NURSES

Apr. 11 | In an effort to retain skills within the health care system outgoing Health Minister Reverend Dr. John Seakgosing has urged retired nurses to mentor young nurses. Delivering a guest speech during the launch of the Botswana Retired Nurses Society (BORNUS) Francistown...

BOKO ON TOP AGAIN

BOKO ON TOP AGAIN

Apr. 11 | The Voice readers who participate in our weekly presidential poll have continued to demonstrate trust in the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Duma Boko as the preferred leader for the country. In this week’s results Boko maintains...

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS CULTURAL DAY CELEBRATED

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS CULTURAL DAY CELEBRATED

Apr. 11 | With the theme of “Embracing cultural diversity and celebrating the international student,” the Botswana Education Hub launched its Study in Botswana initiative at Fairgrounds on Saturday. This inaugural event was intended to bring together all the...

FROM PAUPER TO SELF EMPLOYED

FROM PAUPER TO SELF EMPLOYED

Apr. 11 | Poverty eradication programme beneficiary doing it for herself HAPPY POTTER: Bettinah Mathibidi She lived like a pauper for the greater part of her adult life, sharing a one-roomed mud house with her three children. Living under such harsh conditions...

RIDE OF THE PHOENIX

RIDE OF THE PHOENIX

Apr. 11 | RIDING FOR CHARITY: Club members NEW BIKING CLUB FOR SOCIAL CHANGE Engines roared and heads turned as a posse of bikers filed up through the streets of Gaborone last Saturday at the launch of The Rising Phoenix riders club. Following their registration...

THE HONEY TRAP

THE HONEY TRAP

Apr. 11 | A group of men are gathered at Minestone in Francistown waiting for a party to get started. One of them receives a phone call that triggers a conversation about how girls like to obtain money under false pretences. As always our reporter Portia Ngwako...

JOURNALIST LAID TO REST

JOURNALIST LAID TO REST

Apr. 11 | REST IN PEACE: Sakarea “Zakes” Makgapa His last words on Facebook were… “Ke emelela mo Ramokgonami but I have to be in Gabs this evening. Mme ke tagilwe ke setopoti.” (I am leaving Ramokgonami, I have to be in Gaborone this evening...

DREAMS COME TRUE AS VOICE WINNER JOINS FIRST TIME SKYDIVERS

DREAMS COME TRUE AS VOICE WINNER JOINS FIRST TIME SKYDIVERS

Apr. 11 | EXITED: The Voice winner, Michelle Lottering (L) and Gabz FM’S Tlotlo Lemmenyana Public Tandem Skydiving day run by Skydive Botswana at the Gaborone Golf Club was a big success last Saturday. There were 14 jumps, sponsored and individual divers...