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FUNNY MAN, JOHNNY KOBEDI DIES

The local music fraternity has been hit by yet another loss of a compatriot. Self proclaimed King of local music died aged 47 at...

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS OWED

  Temporary teachers hired during strike not pid    Substitute teachers who assisted during the civil servants strike have been left in the lurch with no pay...

EDUCATIONAL PARKS TO BE COMMERCIALISED

Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism has undertaken a process to determine the viability of commercialising four strategically located educational parks.
Answering a parliamentary question,...

ZEUS, MUMBA AND BERNADINA SENT PACKING AS KAREN, VINA AND SHARON...

The Sunday live eviction show was both exciting and sad for me as a viewer. Not only did we see Botswana’s only remaining housemate...

OLDEST WOMAN IN BOTSWANA DIES AT 130 YEARS

Twenty years after choosing and buying her casket, the oldest woman in Botswana has  died. Born in Nswazwi viillage in the North East District  in...

PROPHET AND LOSS

As The Voice landed hot on the shelves last week, the paper’s front page, Prophet’s Mystery Death, had already found its way into the...

WE HAVE A WINNER

Francistown man scoops P7750 jackpot “Wow it’s a miracle!” were the first words of 45-year-old Wilfred Balole after he struck gold in our lucky newspaper...

ARRIVE ALIVE

Traffic volume will obviously be on the increase as people will be travelling to many parts of the country and beyond borders. This therefore means...

WHO IS IAN KHAMA?

He is the first born son and second child of Sir Seretse Khama the country's foremost independence leader who was President from 1966 to...

MOTHER, CHILD DIE AFTER CAR CRASHES INTO HOUSE

A  nursing mother and her four- months old baby were killed when a suspected drunken driver plowed into their house on Saturday night. The 28-...

Foot and mouth spreads to goats

Villagers and farmers in Mabudzane, North East district were on Tuesday shocked to learn that veterinary officials were on high alert due to indications...

How will the President celebrate the holiday?

Many people will be travelling to different parts of the country this holiday to visit families and friends. For some it’s time to go sight...

E’PAP-THE IMPORTANCE OF GOOD NUTRITION FOR YOUR HEALTH

AFRICA has the highest number of people living with HIV/AIDS in the world, but what many people do not realise is that it is...

STAND UP AND BE COUNTED

Public asked to co-operate in August census Statistics Botswana, the government body spearheading preparations for the forthcoming population census, have emphasized that the success of...

The Effects of Cocaine

Cocaine affects your body. People who use cocaine often do not eat or sleep regularly.  They can experience increased heart rate, muscle spasms, and...

MICHAEL JACKSON IS DEAD, LONG LIVE THE KING OF POP

The Voice and The Grand Palm give away two tickets to MJ tribute show Your favourite newspaper, The Voice, has once again collaborated with the...

MISS P, ALEX AND WEZA EVICTED AS THE GAME HEATS UP

The Sunday live eviction show couldn’t have been more exciting as we saw three housemates including our very own Miss P getting evicted from...

MTUKUDZI TO THRILL FANS AT BOTSWANA CRAFT

Eight tickets up for grabs in Voice competition SOUTHERN Africa's music legend,Oliver Mtukudzi from Zimbabwe, will be in Gaborone on August 5 to headline a...

BINGE DRINKING

WHAT IS BINGE DRINKING? Binge drinking is drinking alcohol with the primary intention of becoming intoxicated by drinking a lot of alcohol over a short...

TEEN TALK

TALKING ‘BOUT THE REVOLUTION On teachers, the strike and student violence The education system has in the past few months been hard hit by the strike...

SHANTI SET TO ROCK SWEEDISH GAY FESTIVAL

Singing sensation Shanti Lo’s star continues to shine as he heads for international recognition with shows in Namibia and Sweden lined up in the...

Doctor commits suicide

Seduke, a businessman, had proposed and friends interviewed at the funeral said the young doctor was ecstatic. "She had already asked for a quotation for...

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

Too good to be true deal cost illegal forex dealers P100 000 A lucrative black market forex deal went bad for two unsuspecting Francistown Mazezuru...

70 Year old found dead in goat kraal

A 70 year old man from Senete village was found half naked and dead in his goat kraal early this week. According the Tutume...

NO SMOKE WITHOUT FIRE

Environmental concerns over the dark clouds of smoke that have engulfed Francistown’s air recently have been blown away as an accident by a...

BUSINESS MINDED

HUNGRY FOR MORE SUCCESS He took a big risk and left his good paying job at the country’s biggest company, Debswana to start his own...

STRIKING MEMORIES

The strike may have been suspended but the spirit lives on. The sense of comradeship and the ability to look on the bright side...

MAUN HOSPITAL BOSS UNDER FIRE

Clinic doctors and nurses petition hospital superintendent Accuse him of putting patients lives at risk Disgruntled Ngami District clinic doctors and nurses have petitioned their boss,...

Drive Safe, Drive Sober

Many people have an awareness of the potential consequences of drink driving and some of us will have friends or relatives who have been...

‘The African miracle’ now in Botswana.

A pre- cooked meal supplement, ePap which provides a mixture of 28 vital nutrients and vitamins in a simple powder form is now available...

COURT BRIEFS

BAR FIGHT SENDS LAD TO JAIL A Francistown youngster was this week slapped with a four- year- jail term for stabbing  a man during...

GIRL,18, DROPS FALSE RAPE CHARGE

A teenage girl who brought a rape charge to court  recently withdrew the matter and confessed to have framed the alleged rapist. When it...

DIARY OF A DISSIDENT

The intimate account of a strike leader   As the dust settles over the Chedu Choga Francistown base camp, the stomping grounds of striking civil...

ST LOUIS TOURNEY FOOZS ON

The ST. Louis Champions of Soccer Promotion continues to take the country by storm. Last Saturday Kilimanjaro was a beehive of activity as foozs...

OPPOSITION PARTIES DEMAND TO MEET MICHELLE OBAMA

LEADER of opposition, Botsalo Ntuane has requested for a courtesy call on the United States of America, First Lady Michelle Obama during her...

JUNE IS BOTSWANA SUBSTANCE ABUSE AWARENESS MONTH

BOSASNet has been marking the first ‘Substance Abuse Awareness Month’ with a variety of activities which aim to bring the work of the NGO...

Romans Pizza opens in Botswana

There is a new player in the fast foods industry. Having operated in South Africa for years, Roman’s...

NIC AND DANNY FEEL AFRICA’S WRATH

Africa voted in large numbers, making this week’s M-Net Big Brother Amplified vote one of the biggest ever – but Danny and Nic couldn’t pick up...

FIRST DAY BACK REPORTS

Like students returning from a long vacation, striking workers this week had their ‘first day’ back at work after eight weeks of the ‘holidays’. ...

TO ALL FATHERS…

By Wayne Edge As we celebrate their day Throughout much of the world Sunday, June 19, is Fathers Day. Most folks run about the place finding...