• Maun East new entrant to parliamentary race

    Maun East new entrant to parliamentary race0

      There is a surprise entrant to the Maun East parliamentary race. This new entrant is none other than an independent candidate Simon Lethake, 42, of Mapako ward in Maun. The young businessman’s participation was only known on the day of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) registration of candidates. Voice Reporter Daniel Chida spoke to

  • Meet a fearless mokoko

    Meet a fearless mokoko0

      The race for Molepolole South has become interesting, with an independent candidate 26-years-old Mojalemotho Molefhe strongly believing he will topple the two political heavyweights Daniel Kwelagobe of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) and Dr Mmatli of the Umbrella for Democractic Change (UDC). Like David in the Bible, Molefhe tells The Voice he is confident

  • Politically speaking

    Politically speaking0

      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 lost several court battles and elections from as far back as 1989. Voice Reporter Daniel Chida had a chat with him at his house. Q: Welcome Sir, can

  • Meet MR. President

    Meet MR. President0

      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 the BCP’s ‘lone ranger’ in parliament and saw the party growing to seven (7) MPs after the 2009 general elections. Saleshando has a remarkable track record in politicks

  • A novice with a dream

    A novice with a dream0

      He is full of charisma and oozes confidence that he has what it takes to represent the people of Palapye as a member of parliament come October 2014. The youthful Boniface Mankanku of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) spoke to The Voice about his ambitions to lead. Q: Please introduce yourself to our

  • Freedom fighter for Gaborone Central

    Freedom fighter for Gaborone Central0

      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 the Gaborone Central parliamentary candidate, but Butale has taken the bull by the horns. He is in the process of quitting his plum job in South Africa as the