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UP AGAINST A STEEP HILL

UP AGAINST A STEEP HILL

Jul. 18 | RANNATSHE ON A BATTLE TO LOOSEN THE BDP’S TIGHT GRIP ON THAMAGA Kopano Rannatshe is in the thick of the political battle zone for Thamaga-Kumakwane constituency. The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Parliamentary candidate has expressed confidence...

MY MOTHER RUINED MY LIFE

MY MOTHER RUINED MY LIFE

Jul. 11 | UNREPENTANT: Keamogetse BOY RAISED IN AN ORPHANAGE REGRETS MEETING HIS MOM He spent 11 years at an orphanage in Gaborone yearning and pinning to meet the woman who brought him into this world. He wanted a heart to heart conversation with her and hoped...

REBEL WITH A CAUSE

REBEL WITH A CAUSE

Jul. 4 | YOUNG TURK: Poloko Pitwane He took the Minister of Education and Development head on and mobilised all tertiary institutions to boycott classes for what he believed was a mistreatment of students by the government. He is trying his luck in Gaborone Bonnington...

ROYALTY IN POLITCICS

ROYALTY IN POLITCICS

Jun. 27 | UP FOR THE CHALLENGE: Kwenaentle Gaseitsiwe A media practitioner and publisher of a Farmers Magazine, Kwenantle Mookami Gaseitsiwe is Umbrella for Democratic Change’s candidate for Kanye North.  The Voice Reporter Daniel Chida sat down with the BNF’s...

GIVING WOMEN A VOICE

GIVING WOMEN A VOICE

Jun. 20 | “MEN SHOULD NOT BE LEFT OUT” GENDER LINKS:Keabonye Ntsabana BOTSWANA JOURNALISTS attended a training forum on reporting Gender issues and mainstreaming at Maharaja on Wednesday. The objectives of the workshop was to enhance the quality of reporting...

ON A MISSION TO TAKE BACK NGAMI

ON A MISSION TO TAKE BACK NGAMI

Jun. 20 | ASPIRANT: Thato Kwerepe Former Botswana Democratic Party secretary General and  specially nominated councillor for North West District,Thato Kwerepe is on a campaign trail to take back what used to be his father’s constituency. The BDP candidate...

NO RETREAT, NO SURRENDER

NO RETREAT, NO SURRENDER

Jun. 13 | BCP’S MORGAN MOSEKI TRIES HIS LUCK ONE MORE TIME IN FTOWN READY TO LEAD: Morgan Moseki A reputable lawyer by profession, the Botswana Congress Party’s Morgan Captain Mojiwa Moseki is a man who does not give up easily. The indefatigable Moseki...

FRANCISTOWN LADY

FRANCISTOWN LADY

Jun. 6 | Theresa Gaorelathe Bashadi Mmolawa nee Ntuane is one of a number of women who will be contesting for a Parliamentary position come October 2014. The Voice Reporter Daniel Chida had an interview with the UDC candidate who will be representing the Umbrella...

From the UK with love

From the UK with love

May. 23 | NATURALIZED: Richard White He was born in the United Kingdom, he studied in Rwanda. Now he has worked all his adult life in Botswana. At the age of 64, Richard Hartley White is contesting for the Kgalagadi South parliamentary seat on the Botswana Congress...

Face to face with Botsalo Ntuane

Face to face with Botsalo Ntuane

May. 19 |   BACK IN THE RACE:Botsalo Ntuane Botsalo Ntuane has been there and seen( almost) it all in his political life. A former student activist, executive secretary of ruling party, specially elected MP, constituency elected MP and Leader of Opposition,...

MAN OF THE PEOPLE HOPES TO GO BACK TO PARLIAMENT

MAN OF THE PEOPLE HOPES TO GO BACK TO PARLIAMENT

May. 9 | DOING IT AGAIN: Fedelis Molao Fidelis MacDonald Mmilili Molao’s return to parliament may turn out to be a walk in the park because opposition parties are failing to field a candidate against him. UDC has not identified its candidate while the fate...

MEET KEORAPETSE, BCP’S YOUTHFUL  PHIKWE WEST MP ASPIRANT

MEET KEORAPETSE, BCP’S YOUTHFUL  PHIKWE WEST MP ASPIRANT

May. 2 | POLITICALLY AMBITIOUS: Keorapetse Dithapelo Keorapetse, a Political Science and Public Administration lecturer at UB (the University of Botswana) since 2008 will be contesting for a Parliamentary seat under BCP (Botswana Congress Party) in Selebi-Phikwe...

BRITISH DAD BATTLES FOR ACCESS TO HIS MOTSWANA DAUGHTER

BRITISH DAD BATTLES FOR ACCESS TO HIS MOTSWANA DAUGHTER

May. 2 | MIRROR IMAGE: Toni (L) and Richard Last year we carried the story of the broken bond between four-year-old Toni and British father, Richard Benjamin of Kanye.  Her father claimed that Toni had been ‘orphaned’ by her mother when she forcibly moved...

READY TO SERVE

READY TO SERVE

Apr. 25 | DOING IT AGAIN: Issac Davids Isaac Davids is not new into politics. He has represented Mochudi East at parliament level before. He is now seeking another term to represent the constituency under Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC). He opens up in an...

ACTOR TO POLITICS

ACTOR TO POLITICS

Apr. 18 | For Tshenolo Mabeo politics is both a calling to serve the people and a passion. He is known more as a small screen actor than a politician, his rise to fame coming when he played a leading role in the controversial ‘Thokolosi’ drama. Now that he...

The Dark Horse of Maun West

The Dark Horse of Maun West

Apr. 11 | DETERMINED: George Lubinda The dark horse in the Maun West constituency George Lubinda is likely to cause a major upset in the upcoming general elections. The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) representative has not been under the spotlight while the other...

THE PAIN OF LOVE

THE PAIN OF LOVE

Apr. 4 | THAT WAS ME: Garebatho showing the book illustration HEARTBROKEN LOVER PUBLISHES A BOOK When he caught his fiancée having sex with his best friend, Kebaneilwe Garebatho decided to take matters into his own hands. So he took a paper and a pen and wrote...

PREPARING FOR PALIARMENT

PREPARING FOR PALIARMENT

Apr. 4 | He comes across as reserved and shy to field questions from The Voice newspaper. CANDIDATE: Sadique Kebonang But make no mistake this lawyer by training habours serious political ambition that he is determined to pursue vigorously this year. After stating...

FROM THE BARRACKS TO THE FREEDOM SQUARE

FROM THE BARRACKS TO THE FREEDOM SQUARE

Mar. 28 | Meet Richard Moleofe a political novice from Mogoditshane.  He is contesting this year’s elections as an independent parliamentary candidate in the constituency. As a new comer to partisan politics we asked our readers to pose questions to him. This...

DOW FOR UNITY

DOW FOR UNITY

Mar. 21 | PARLIAMENT ASPIRANT: Dr Unity Dow Mochudi West Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Parliamentary Candidate Dr Unity Dow fields questions from The Voice readers. Q. Checks MphoSelato: What are your intentions for the youth in Artesia? A. The question is too...