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Teachers will be paid overtime

  Unity Dow promises to pay teachers’ overtime The Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MoESD) has dismissed allegations that they have reneged on paying teachers'...

Bring back our jobs

  Hundreds throng Palapye Labour office for registration Hundreds of job seekers thronged the Palapye Regional Labour office on Tuesday to register their names and qualifications...

Give me my money back

  Financially savvy man demands back P100 bribery from the police In December bad cops on the road are known to make a small fortune by...

Taking business to the village

  Shoshong hosts a successful Investment Forum Shoshong Village held a successful Investment Forum at the weekend which was organised by the area legislator Phillip Makgalemele...

From humble beginnings

  While many youth chastise the Ipelegeng scheme is a waste of government money, three Palapye youth tell a different story. Unable to find formal employment,...

Terror group divide the village

  A self styled terror group that masquerades as 'Boko Haram' in Sefhophe Village has pitched the chief against his subjects. While the chief, Kgosi Diloro...

I never wore those clothes

  Man denies wearing clothes identified by rape victim A man from Sherwood who is accused of attempted rape and theft has denied owning the clothes...

Prosecutor fears for his life

  A Palapye prosecutor is fearing for his own life after an accused person threw piles of papers at the magistrate. Kabelo Suping, one of the...

Woman stabs man to death

  A fight at a Chibuku depot in Palapye ended tragically when a man bled to death while pursuing his assailant last week Thursday. Mmoloki Mpati,...

Engineer turns to baking

  From as far as she can remember Clementine Masogo, 29 has always baked with her mother and it was only natural that when she...

Lightning strikes 16 mourners

  Family suspects evil powers are behind the disaster A family that buried its loved one Saturday a day after lightning struck 16 mourners who went...

Giving with one hand and taking with another

  Former Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) councillor in Palapye is allegedly avoiding a poverty eradication beneficiary after misplacing a piece of her tent for hire. Dithapelo...

Stop alcohol abuse

  Serowe students warned against alcohol and drugs Serowe community came together to sensitise school children from the village and surrounding areas about the dangers of...

Papa has gone crazy again

  Church leader’s love of polygamy rips IPC family apart Whilst many men might like the idea of having multiple partners, a polygamous church leader has...

Lucky to be alive

  Truck Driver survives horrible hijacking in SA A Serowe Marketing Co-operative driver who survived a hijacking at the beginning of the month in South Africa...

Grave digger lashed and jailed

  Digging graves and stealing coffins have earned a man from Serowe five years in jail and five (5) strokes of the cane on his...

Bare electric wires kill toddler

  A woman in Mahalapye came home from a bar to find her 3-year-old son dead after he was shocked by neighbour's bare electric cables...

When it rains it pours for Radithupa

  Popular weatherman Radithupa Radithupa this Monday appeared before a Palapye Magistrate to answer for a traffic offence of refusing to give a breath specimen...

Beer brawl

  Man burns brother-in-law for beer A man from Serowe is facing the wrath of the law after hauling his brother in law over the fire...

Take your animals out of the streets

  People who own animals in Palapye might lose them the authority if the animals are found roaming the streets. The local council has warned residents...

Gangster gets 10 years for rape

  An alleged member of Palapye’s most notorious gang, Ma-Sharia, has been locked behind bars for ten years after Palapye Magistrate court found him guilty...

NBFIRA educates Palapye on financial management

  The Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) held an open day in Palapye last Saturday in an effort to educate consumers on money matters. Since...

Making it big in hair business

  After 10 years of moving from hair salon to hair salon as an employee, Kemoikantse Mokalake stumbled upon an opportunity to be the boss. While...

The rise and fall of Stagga

Stagga Don Dada bares it all in this interview where he tells Archie Mokoka why he has been quiet all these years after a...

Igniting brands and events

  When she started her university studies, Alina Masinya never thought that one day she would be in marketing. While trying to figure out what she...

Profiting from hair and food

  After quitting their underpaying jobs in 2011, Gaolatlhe Phaleng, 40 and Lebogang Maleka, 30 of  Mabalane were just home contemplating ways to bring income...

Dressing your lifestyle

  Smillford Marapo is a renowned local fashion designer who followed his passion during a time when the industry was thought to be a preserve...

Passionate about brands

  She’s recently been appointed Assistant Brand Manager by KFC. Soon to be a new mom; this hard working lass found her passion for marketing while...

One on one with President Ian Khama

  To celebrate the President’s holiday His Excellency, President Seretse Khama Ian Khama answers questions from Archie Mokoka. Q: How can you describe your leadership so far? In...

SHOSHONG STUDENTS TERRORISE TEACHERS

  Teachers fear for their lives as colleagues clash with students Teachers at Shoshong Senior Secondary School have downed tools fearing the wrath of students who...

Executive Couch for your Living Room

  Do you want a personalized couch designed to your liking? This former clearing agent’s company, Executive Couch Design, will give you stylish quality that...

From rags to riches

  When a young man working as a miner in apartheid South Africa, Khei Modiagane, 54, decided that working was not for him he came...

From rags to riches

When a young man working as a miner in apartheid South Africa, Khei Modiagane, 54, decided that working was not for him he came...

FLAVOUR OF THE MOMENT

Slushy taste takes Gaborone by storm Last year on a very hot day, Kofi Shagwa, 29 was craving a slushy-a drink his dad liked while...

THE ART OF MAKING MONEY

Ambitious Senwelo Mere, 23, has turned her love for Art into a business employing six people. She told Voice Money that she intends to make...

PROVIDING DELIGHTFUL EVENTS

Do you want to have an out of this world wedding or party? Party Delights will certainly bring your dream celebration to life. The company...

A MOTHER’S NIGHTMARE

HIJACKER STEALS CAR WITH BABY INSIDE A Tsolamosese mother watched in horror on Wednesday morning  as a knife wielding hijacker sped off with her two-...

LEADING THE NEW HIFI

He joined Hifi Corp in 2010 but early this year he left for greener pastures. When the store revamped recently he went back to...

MOVING TOURISTS

Vincent Mongati, 42, Protours Managing Director has always had a passion for touring which eventually led to him quitting his job to turn his...

TAKING PULE TO THE TOP

Pule Group popularly known as Pule Funerals is reshaping to be at the top and at the helm is Chief Executive Officer Ned Phatshwane...