Saturday, June 25, 2016

Politically speaking

Politically speaking

Politically speaking

  Last chance for political die-hard Botswana Congress Party’s Parliamentary candidate for Tlokweng Phaladi Lekang Jacob Zacharia might be contesting for the last time this year. He...

Meet MR. President

  Admirable politician The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) President Dumelang Saleshando needs no introduction. The incumbent Gaborone Central legislator is ready to rule. In 2004, he was...

A novice with a dream

  He is full of charisma and oozes confidence that he has what it takes to represent the people of Palapye as a member of...

Freedom fighter for Gaborone Central

  Phenyo Butale has big shoes to fit. It may not be easy to replace the late Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) President Gomolemo Motswaledi as...

It’s my time to lead

  Anna Motlhagodi is not a fresh lady to politics. She has survived many political storms and lost three elections, but the unrelenting Motlhagodi is...

From scribe to politician

  The hunger for freedom and change has forced a scribe to trade his pen and tools of trade for a political rally microphone. Mmika Solomon...

The people’s darling

  He is a think tank and does not blink when speaking of what he believes. Aubrey Lesaso of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) is...

Up against a steep hill

  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...

Young leader

  He took Minister of Education and Development head on. He mobilised all tertiary institutions to boycott classes in what he believed was wrong doing by...

Francistown Lady

  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...

From the UK with love

  He was born in the United Kingdom, he studied in Rwanda. Now he has worked all his adult life in Botswana. At the age...

Face to face with 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...

Man of the people hopes to go back to parliament

  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...

Meet Keorapetse, BCP’s youthful

   PHIKWE WEST MP ASPIRANT Dithapelo Keorapetse, a Political Science and Public Administration lecturer at UB (the University of Botswana) since 2008 will be contesting for...

Ready to serve

  Isaac Davids is not new into politics. He has represented Mochudi East at parliament level before. He is now seeking another term to represent...

Actor to politics

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...

The Dark Horse of Maun West

  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...

Dow for Unity

  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...

Freedom fighter

  James Mathokgwane is not your ordinary politician. The former Secretary General of the Botswana National Front Youth League (BNFYL) is a hands-on politician who takes...

From unionist to active politics

  Former BOFEPUSO Publicity secretary in the running for parliament on BCP ticket. He is better known as the sharp talking Botswana Federation of Public Sector’s...

Politically ambitious

Ambition, determination and the will to represent the people of Gaborone Central in the upcoming general elections is what motivated Tumisang Mangwegape-Healey to contest...

Back on the campaign trail

Former BNF Treasurer, Deputy Secretary General, Secretary General and Publicity Secretary Mohammed Khan is back on the political field after a 3-year absence from...

Spinmaster

“Joining the BNF is one of the best decisions I ever made in my life” Politics is not a game for the faint hearted. For...

TAKING THE BULL BY THE HORNS

“THEY DO NOT CALL ME ‘KWANKWETLA’ FOR NOTHING” Same Bathobakae has since teenage hood been in love with the Botswana National Front (BNF). Media shy as...

STILLETO POWER IN THE MIX

Woman enters the Tati West constituency race for the first time since independence Soft spoken Ruth Mguni-Nyathi is the first woman to enter the male...

THE RETURN OF ‘MOLF’

Robert Molefhabangwe is one of the best orators in modern Botswana politics. When he speaks, he oozes confidence and arrogance. Parables and riddles are usually...

POLITICAL HEAVYWEIGHT

She readily embraces her femininity and find no need to don power suits to prove her mettle in the male dominated world of politics. But...

POLITICALLY CONVERTED

“ I know some in the BDP are uncomfortable with my presence but it is understandable because I am a force to reckon with”   Love...

BCP’S WOMAN OF SUBSTANCE DELACLARES HER ASPIRATIONS FOR GABORONE NORTH

She is undoubtedly one of the brainiest and bravest woman to emerge from Botswana politics. With over 30 years of experience in opposition politics, Motsei...

THE LAST BMD MAN STANDING PULLS NO PUNCHES

Young, versatile, intelligent, charismatic and outspoken Francistown South Legislator Wynter Mmolotsi says the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) is ready to wrestle  power from...

HIGHLY AMBITIONS MASITARA SPEAKS OUT

Politician, philanthropist, businessman, socialite and family man, Robert Masitara openly and freely expresses his dream to become the next President of Botswana. In a discussion...

FROM THE BARRACKS TO THE FREEDOM SQUARE

WHY I JOINED THE BMD-MAJOR GENERAL PIUS MOKGWARE From one of the most respected Army Generals to an 'enemy of state' to a political activist,...

CITY FATHER ON A MISSION

MAYOR NKAIGWA ON A ROLL Haskins Nkaigwa is no ordinary politician. He has risen through the ranks from a student leader at the University of...

WOMAN ON TOP

VENSON-MOITOI VIES FOR BDP CHAIRMANSHIP She doesn't shy away from challenges. When she talks, it is with so much confidence that her listeners cannot help...

MAKGALEMELE SETS EYES ON POWERFUL BDP POSITION

“Some democrats have committed poll errors during national elections by voting for the opposition and were forgiven. Why can’t I be forgiven? Outspoken legislator Philip...

UNCLE SHIMA RELISHES HIS FIGHT WITH DK

The amiable Shima Monageng is taking on the formidable MP for Molepolole South, Daniel Kwelagobe in the fight for the hearts and minds of...

READY TO RUMBLE

Member of Parliament for Palapye Moiseraele Master Goya has set tongues wagging with his challenge for the unions to carry out their threats not to vote...

BDP: THE BATTLE FOR POWER BEGINS

Party Chairman hopeful, Isaac Seloko speaks ahead of the July congress The Botswana Democratic Party’s congress is fast approaching and the  former A- team and Barata...

UDC TO BE LAUNCHED IN MAUN

Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) will be launched in Maun  tomorrow (Saturday.) The launch will be the third to take place after Gaborone and Francistown...

BNF’S MOHAMMED KHAN ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL

Former BNF Treasurer,Publicity Secretary,Deputy Secretary General and Secretary General, Mohammed khan has been there held that post and got a party promotional T/shirt for...

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