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THREE ILLEGAL ZIMS HELD FOR MURDER

Zimbabweans appeared briefly before Maun Principal Magistrate, Clifford Foroma this week facing a single charge of murder. The trio, Mlungisi Khumalo (18), Talent Mnguni (20)...

DCEC INVESTIGATES MAUN COUNCIL SECRETARY

North West District Senior Assistant Council Secretary Lawrence Mazinyane is being probed by Directorate of Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC). Information reaching The Voice has...

THE VOICE SHUT DOWN

The much awaited Mascom Horse race left many local people disappointed after local favourite, Voice of Charleshill failed the test against the much superior...

MAN KILLS GIRLFRIEND AND REPORTS HER MISSING

A 27-year- old man from Boro village in the North West district who reported his girlfriend missing appeared before Maun Principal Magistrate Clifford Foroma...

GOVT’S PLAN TO BUY RADIOS FOR THE ELDERLY DIVIDES COUNCILLORS

Plans by the government to provide elderly people with radios have received mixed reactions from the North West District Councillors. A recent memo from the...

NO PAY NO WORK

Temporary teachers in the North West District caused commotion at the Ministry of Education Skills and Development’s Regional office in Maun last Friday while...

CITY FATHER

For years, Haskins Nkayigwa’s political home was the ruling Botswana Democratic Party but last year he defected to the opposition Botswana Movement for Democracy...

UNDER THREAT

Troubled Maun fishermen appeal for Govt. help Government should serve fish for lunch to Ipelegeng workers instead of the suggested fat cakes because it...

MAUN DRAG RACE KILLS ONE , INJURES FOUR

Maun Police are investigating a drag race that led to the death of one person and left four others injured. The accident happened on Friday...

MAUN VILLAGE WELCOMES FIRST ROBOTS

Residents of Maun have welcomed the introduction of the first ever traffic lights in their village. The two set of traffic lights though not yet...

MAN STABS BOY,5,16 TIMES

A Maun man who knife stabbed a five -year -old boy 16 times could have his grivious bodily harm charge stiffened if the child'...

BMD LAUNCHES TAWANA

The new Botswana Movement for Democracy catch,Batwana paramount chief, Tawana Moremi was launched amidst pomp and fanfare in Maun last weekend. In a mammoth rally...

MAUN VILLAGE WOMEN SPEAK OUT ON WOMEN’S DAY

This year the theme of  the International Women's Day(IWD) which falls on  March 8(Yesterday) was “Empower Rural women, End Hunger and Poverty” Voice reporter, Daniel...

FIND SOLUTIONS

  Maun councillors told to stop talking about problems   Maun councillors have been told not to waste their energy and time talking about the obvious problems...

NO ‘BIG CATCH’ AT BDP’S NEW MEMBERS LAUNCH

The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) launch of new members reached an anti climax on Monday with no big names that many who thronged the...

GABORONE-WEST IN FIGHT AGAINST BAN ON SHEBEENS

Angry Gaborone West residents have vowed to fight the government’s decision to ban the sale of traditional brews in homesteads to the bitter end. Speaking...

GANG RAPE ALLEGATIONS ROCK PRISON

Allegations  that a Gaborone maximum prison inmate was recently drugged and raped by other prisoners have rocked the institute. A concerned inside source who claimed...

SECURITY BLENDER LANDS 15 SHOP ASSISTANTS IN HOSPITAL

More than 15 Trans Africa Wholesalers employees landed in Princess Marina hospital last week Friday after inhaling a toxic gas used to trap criminals...

AMERICA OFFERS A HELPING HAND

The American people are standing shoulder to shoulder with people across the world in supporting programmes that provide HIV and AIDS treatment, care and...

FAMILY ROW OVER GAS CYLINDER RUMBLES ON

As court seeks missing traditional doctor A police constable admitted he bungled in the strange case of a traditional doctor, his magic bowl and a...

BATSWANA ARE LAZY

Employer says in a clash with job seekers A business owner accused of dubious recruitment tactics designed to manipulate unsuspecting employees into lowly paid...

TOP KARATE COACH ACCUSED OF SEX ASSAULT

Police are investigating allegations against well-known karate instructor Andrew Dobolo, accused of sexually assaulting two young girls in his charge during last month’s Botswana...

BH Botswana rally behind Zebras

BH Botswana employees showed their support for the Zebras on Tuesday by drumming up support through a motorcade around Broadhurst Industrial. The spectacle which...

BH Botswana rally behind Zebras

BH Botswana employees showed their support for the Zebras on Tuesday by drumming up support through a motorcade around Broadhurst Industrial. The spectacle which...

SHAME ON YOU

Cheating school head beaten  over affair with teacher’s wife A disgraced school head caught in bed with a fellow teacher’s wife has offered to compensate...

FLYING BOWL DRAMA

Magic bowl lands doctor in hot soup A traditional doctor who uses a magic flying bowl to recover stolen property has landed in hot soup...

E- PASSPORT WOES

New 2012 issue date dashes travel plans The hope to travel outside the country has been dashed for hundreds of people who left the application...

MILES NAN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION GIVES BACK

In line with the principle of giving back to the community one trades in, the Chairman of Miles Nan Charitable Foundation and Managing Director...

BDF SEX SCANDAL

•    Girls occupy army house •    Exchange sex for food Fifteen enterprising young women have set up base at the Sir Seretse Khama Barracks in Mogoditshane...

PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST

Cartoonist with disability makes his mark He cuts a lonely figure as he walks around Gaborone malls shopping for a computer so  he can operate...

MOTSWALEDI quashes defection allegations

The President of the Botswana Movement for Democracy( BMD), Gomolemo Motswaledi has crushed  allegations that some of his party's top members were on the...

NTUANE KEEPS THEM GUESSING

*BDP inner circles claim he is going back *BMD officially refutes allegations *Inside sources say he is positioning the party for a hung parliament The Botswana Movement...

Mathambo’s acquittal raises eyebrows

Minister of Finance and Development Planning Kenneth Mathambo could have been acquitted by Village Senior Magistrate Linah Mokebe of a single count of corruption...

Ministers Kgotla meetings paralyse parliament

Parliament was on Tuesday forced to adjourn for the second time in less than a week because it failed to form a quorum.  The...

SIGN LANGUAGE SET TO BE COMPULSORY SUBJECT

Sign language is likely to become compulsory for all learners in Botswana if what the Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development Keletso Rakhudu...

ANOTHER EXAMINATION CRISIS PENDING

Problems that always surround the marking of final examinations are expected to hit again after teachers were ordered to apply for leave if they...

MAUN ‘SNAKE WOMAN’ DRAWS CROWDS

Police use tear gas to disperse curious mob Maun residents who wanted to see the woman who was said to have changed into a snake Police...

GRAVEYARDS IN HOMESTEADS

Bakgatla Ba-Kgafela in the Kgatleng district have decided to go back to the old system of burying their departed families in their homesteads instead...

DIS BOSS REFUTES GOVT. TAKE OVER ALLEGATIONS

The Directorate of Intelligence Services(DIS)boss,Isaac Kgosi has threatened to sue over outrageous allegations that he was involved in a plot to overthrow the ruling...

TWO NORTH WEST CHILDREN KILLED BY CROCODILES

The Department of Wildlife and National Parks in the North West district has issued a statement warning the public to be vigilant as floods...