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Jun. 20 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Hello, I am looking for an online university, and I wanted to ask if a degree from the Academy of Arts University and Atlantic International University are accepted in Botswana? The Academy of Arts University appears to be...

Consumer’s Voice – 13th June 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 13th June 2014

Jun. 13 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 On 4th June I went to a shop at Station Plaza that sells German print clothing. The shop has been owing me a refund of P200 since February 2012. Every time I ask for my refund, the sales lady tells me to come some other time...

Consumer’s Voice –23rdMay 2014

Consumer’s Voice –23rdMay 2014

May. 30 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 My sister bought an external hard drive from a computer store last year November. The hard drive started having problems this year while under warranty. When she returned it to get fixed, the shop asked her to leave it with...

Consumer’s Voice – 23rd May 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 23rd May 2014

May. 23 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I received an email saying that “the Board at Gulf Project Management Association (Gulf PMA) has directly approved you as a ‘Project Management Expert (PME)”. They then sent me further follow-up emails encouraging...

Consumer’s Voice –9thMay 2014

Consumer’s Voice –9thMay 2014

May. 16 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I bought two dresses from a shop in BBS Mall on lay-bye for P350. Later on I received a call from a lady who says she is the owner of the shop.She says to me the price is P750 and not P350. I asked her how come and she tell...

Consumer’s Voice –9thMay 2014

Consumer’s Voice –9thMay 2014

May. 9 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 A friend of mine sent me a parcel from India through Eagle X Courier services. I got a call from a guy called Michael in South Africa telling me that they have my parcel and I must pay a customs clearance fee. He gave me the...

Consumer’s Voice –2nd May 2014

Consumer’s Voice –2nd May 2014

May. 2 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Recently I went into one of the local shops to buy something. I got there and handed my bag to the woman at the parcel counter and took the number and went inside the shop. After shopping I got back to the parcel counter and...

Consumer’s Voice – 2tth April 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 2tth April 2014

Apr. 25 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I bought five clothing items from someone through her Facebook page last June and I got all the five items that I had ordered. However one pair of shoes for P250 was the wrong size and colour so we agreed that I return it for...

Consumer’s Voice –11thApril 2014

Consumer’s Voice –11thApril 2014

Apr. 18 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 UK OFFICE: Euroafrica Motors HQ I bought a vehicle from Euroafrica Motors from UK last year in June but up to now the car has not been delivered. They have a representative in Gaborone whom I have been dealing with. They sent...

Consumer’s Voice –11thApril 2014

Consumer’s Voice –11thApril 2014

Apr. 11 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I joined a “business” they call World Ventures with P3,600. I was made to join by a lady called Sheila who stays in Palapye and are still recruiting more people to date. After two months without benefiting anything,...

Consumer’s Voice –4th April 2014

Consumer’s Voice –4th April 2014

Apr. 4 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Please Consumer Watchdog can you find out if this is a scam for me? I haven’t responded yet. I received an email from the Financial Intelligence Centre of the Republic of South Africa. The email says I have won 430,000 dollars...

Consumer’s Voice –28thMarch 2014

Consumer’s Voice –28thMarch 2014

Mar. 28 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I kindly request you to assist me with the business of old coal irons. I met people who call themselves agents of a company which buys that item at price of P10,000 each. When I came with those irons, they told me that they...

Consumer’s Voice – 21st March 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 21st March 2014

Mar. 21 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I got a car using a car loan. I got retrenched and I approached the bank about my financial position and they advised me to return the car. Five years later they told me that there was a shortfall when they sold the car and...

Consumer’s Voice – 14th March 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 14th March 2014

Mar. 14 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I bought a Toyota Rav 4 from a car importer last year in June but up to now the car has not been delivered. They have a representative in Gaborone who sent me a bill of lading and I got the information that the ship offloaded...

Consumer’s Voice – 7th March 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 7th March 2014

Mar. 7 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I took a loan in November 2012 which I was to pay for a year and I did just that. The last deduction was in December 2013. I called them on December 17th to enquire about the status of my account and I was told even though I...

Consumer’s Voice – 28th February 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 28th February 2014

Feb. 28 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I thought I’d share. I ordered onion rings from a restaurant at Game City. After a 20 minute wait (when I was told it would take less than 10 minutes to prepare) I watched in horror as the cook put the onion rings in the...

Consumer’s Voice – 7th February 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 7th February 2014

Feb. 21 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 We recently bought a car from a second hand car dealer in Mogoditshane. On a test drive I noticed a light on the dash board which at the time the seller dismissed as normal. After all necessary documentation and payment of P65,000...

Consumer’s Voice – 7th February 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 7th February 2014

Feb. 7 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I got a loan from a certain micro lender. These people after giving me money changed the terms of our agreement and now I’m expected to pay a higher installment. They said the agent who was processing it did a mistake so I’m...

Consumer’s Voice – 31st January 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 31st January 2014

Jan. 31 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Hello. I would like to check how authentic this on-line university is? Atlantic International University. Someone I know was offered a partial Phd scholarship, they were asked to only pay 22% of the fees but only if they do...

Consumer’s Voice – 17th January 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 17th January 2014

Jan. 24 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 My friend bought a 7 inch tablet from this company but after 2 days from the day of purchase the guy raised a complaint that the battery doesn’t last and some problems like the speaker. The boss of the company took the tablet...