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Mixing business with pleasure

  Botswana Confederation of Commerce Industry and Manpower will hold its 8th annual business golf day this Friday at Gaborone golf club under the theme...

The shame of a cheating wife

  In a combi to the blocks in Francistown Voice reporter Portia Ngwako shares her newspaper with a passenger and sparks a conversation about the...

Sorrow and shame

  Families unite to bury disgraced wife Gossip gave way to a dark cloud of grief as the devastated families of a married woman murdered by...

Woman and baby found dead at BDF barracks

  Francistown Police are investigating an incident in which a woman aged between 20 and 30 years was found dead at BDF 2 Military Garrison...

Taking HIV/AIDS messages to the workplace

  Botswana Business Coalition on AIDS (BBCA) peer educators engaged in a project that disseminated HIV/AIDS and wellness information in different companies in Francistown and...

Journalists trained on business reporting

  Botswana Editors Forum in collaboration with Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) held a two day workshop in Gaborone this week to train journalists on...

Employees demand more as mine hikes salaries

  Tati and Nickel Mining Company (TNMC) have increased employee salaries following negotiations with Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU). TNMC Public Relations Manager Tebogo Rapitsenyane told...

Ghetto girl makes good

  From school bully to golden girl of boxing At school Keamogetse Kenosi was branded a bully. At the just ended African Youth games the same girl...

FRAFA goes for elections

  Francistown Regional Football Association (FRAFA) will this weekend hold its Annual General Meeting at HIS. Top of the agenda will be elections of the executive...

Nijel out of race

  Botswana 800m Olympic Silver medalist Nijel Amos will not compete in tonight IAAF Diamond League qualifiers race held at Rome, Italy. The race was supposed...

BOCCIM 20th Northern Trade fair a succes

BOCCIM held its annual northern trade fair and marked its 20th anniversary last week in Francistown. Guest speaker BTC (Botswana Telecommunications Corporation) CEO, Paul Taylor,...

Ghetto Dlala Bolo tourney

  Four teams will battle it out this Saturday at Francistown Stadium in the Dlala Bolo knock-out tournament. Teams participating are Ecco City Greens, Tasc, Great...

With a little help from their friends

Donors assist Motswedi Orphan and Destitute Society Bernadette Fungawne holds an infant in her arms and poses for a picture alongside colleague Tshimologop Masilo. Between them...

Swaneng Hill crowned chess champions

  Swaneng Hill Senior School boys team A are this year’s Mater Spei College Chess Festival Champions. The tournament which attracted 1 392 participants from primary,...

Financial break

  Bemobile prize money expected today but many clubs continue to struggle As mega rich footballers prepare to represent their countries in the FIFA World Cup in...

BOCCIM to hold Annual Northern trade fair

  BOCCIM will hold its Northern Trade Fair at Francistown under the theme ‘Investment: My opportunity to play a role in an evolving global economy....

Who is fooling who?

* Nico to sue Dynamos Captain over a P10 000 ‘sign on fee’ Nico United has threatened to take legal action against Motlakase Power Dynamos...

BDF commend 1st Commander Merafhe

Due to financial constraints BDF (Botswana Defence Force) Day was not celebrated in Francistown or Selebi-Phikwe. This year the 37th anniversary celebrations were only held at...

Moatlhodi lambasts Merafhe

Member of Parliament for Tonota South who recently defected to Botswana National Front (BNP) attacked former vice-president Lieutenant General Mompati Merafhe in a political...

Fighting HIV through cricket

  “Be faithful to your team, protect other players, abstain from hitting the ball in the air, test yourself and know your status.” These are...

Fanfare and pomp expected at Olopeng’s weekend launch

Botswana Democratic Party parliamentary candidate Thapelo Olopeng will be launched this Saturday at Tonota bus rank. The main speaker will be former Vice President Lieutenant General Mompati...

Left holding the keys

Brian ‘Tichabona’ Moyo swears he will never set foot in South Africa again after his minibus was hijacked at Diepkloof, Soweto. Moyo had transported 30...

BDF to the rescue

   Army recruits build house for the needy When Oponi Romani lost her firstborn son in a tragedy, she was hopeful that her second-born, Tawana Manye,...

Good bye for Now

  Relegated Tafic face Nico in final home game Tafic have only pride to play for this Saturday after bowing out of the Premier League in...

Journalist laid to rest

  His last words on Facebook were… “Ke emelela mo Ramokgonami but I have to be in Gabs this evening. Mme ke tagilwe ke setopoti.” (I...

Can Tafic spoil Rollers party?

  Relegation candidates Tafic Football Club will travel to Gaborone this Saturday to play against log leaders Township Rollers in a beMobile encounter. The fight is...

No License Before Tea

  Industrial Affairs Department will make it a requirement for companies to submit copies of signed Trade Effluent Agreement(TEA) for their licenses to be issued...

The going gets tough

  GU CAUTIOUS OF WOUNDED TAFIC League contenders Gaborone United will this weekend travel to Francistown to take on bottom of the log Tafic Football Club. Speaking...

F/town registers high number of STIs

  Francistown is leading in numbers of Sexually Transmitted Illnesses. This startling revelation was made by YOHO representative Mandla Pule during the Botswana Defence Force(BDF)  Month...

The blame game

  Tafic’s future open to debate After Tafic let slip the latest of many ‘last chance’ encounters when they lost to city rivals Ecco City Greens...

Kgale hill fitness challenge is back

  Cancer Association Botswana will host its annual Kgale Hill Fitness challenge in May. The idea is to bring people together, keep them fit and also...

South Botswana v South Sudan

  No players from northern clubs named in Butler’s national team selection Newly appointed Zebras coach Peter Butler has come under criticism from northern coaches over...

Private sector tackles HIV/AIDS

  Inter generational sex which involves older and young age contribute to high rate of HIV status. This was revealed during Botswana Coalition on AIDS (BBCA)...

Private sector tackles HIV/AIDS

Inter generational sex which involves older and young age contribute to high rate of HIV status. This was revealed during Botswana Coalition on AIDS (BBCA)...

Young lover shoots girlfriend

Madiba senior school student, Kagiso Selebo,19 is battling for her life at Mahalapye hospital after she was shot six times by her jealous lover. The...

BDF XI goes for the hat-trick

Majombolo awaits soldiers in Mascom Top 8 semis Nico United Coach Kenneth Mogae is hopeful that he can turn things around on Saturday when his...

Botswana pleased to welcome Queen’s baton

Botswana was among the many countries which hosted the Queens Baton last week in Gaborone.  The Queens Baton Relay is a traditional curtain raiser...

Maids and their way with Madam’s husband

Passengers travelling in a combi from Borolong to Francistown were discussing women who report cheating spouses to their partners and maids who lurk in...

TONOTA LIBRARY GOES DIGITAL

Tati Nickel Company (TNMC) and businessman Thapelo Olopeng recently donated 15 computers to Tonota public library. Olopeng and the mine donated 10 and five computers...

TATI LANDBOARD OWED P6 MILLION

Tati Land Board Chairman, Kgotlaetsho Morakanyane has revealed that commercial land owners owe the council P6 million in lease rentals. Some of the money he...