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DEADLY RAPIST AWAITS HIS FATE IN PRISON

A 33 -year-old man of Sedie Ward in Maun was on Wednesday found guilty of rape and robbery by Maun Magistrate, Clifford Foroma. The convicted...

MAUN LETLHAFULA FOOD FEST

This year’s winter will be very exciting for Maun residents, vistors and toursists. The Nhabe/Okavango region hosts many indigenous tribes than any other part of...

TERRIBLE TWINS

Mantshwabisi hit makers in financial drama Mantshwabisi Kwaito group have been accused of buying clothes on credit from unsuspecting hawkers and then fleeing the tourist...

HOSPITAL SUSPENDS NURSE FOR SODOMY ACCUSATIONS

A male nurse who recently made headlines for allegedly sodomising a patient last month in a bizarre sex attack has been suspended from work...

BCP COUNCILLOR FINED P20 000 FOR ELEPHANT TASKS

Botswana Congress Party’s Councillor for Ngarange/Mogotho ward, Moheto Nyumba was on Tuesday slapped with a 20 000 fine for possession of government trophy. Nyumba was...

NGAMILAND FARMERS FIGHT AGAINST FMD

Frustrated Ngamiland farmers are planning to take matters into their own hands to bring to an end the spread of Foot and Mouth Disease...

OPENING EYES AND HEARTS

A mother is pictured standing outside her sun-bleached clay hut holding her baby up to the warmth of the morning. Underneath the picture there...

WHIPPED FOR SEX

Mother of six beaten for refusing sex A 49 year old woman of Botshabelo Ward in Maun is nursing injuries after she was whipped by...

CHRIS MANTO 7 DID THIS TO ME

FORMER GIRLFRIEND ACCUSES KWASA KWASA STAR OF BEATING Bloody, bruised and beaten, a former girlfriend to Chris Manto 7 has claimed the kwasa kwasa star...

MUSCLE MEN GIVE TO CHARITY

A Six men member team from Botswana Defence Force’s Maun Muscle Club donated grocery worthy more than P1 000 to Bana Ba Letsatsi Rehabilitation...

TWO SENIOR DCEC OFFICERS SUSPENDED

Two senior officers at the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime based in Maun have been suspended pending investigations of bribery and corruption. A high...

EASTER WINDFALL

Mascom Horse Race boosts business in Maun The annual Mascom Horse Race has come and gone leaving joyful memories among the business community in the...

TILL DEATH DO US PART

A jealous boyfriend who had qualms about his girlfriend getting married to her ex-boyfriend and father to her child shot her dead before turning...

POVERTY ERADICATION CIRCUS

Disgruntled local food vendors clash with event organisers The much-publicised Poverty Eradication event in Chanoga village got off on the wrong foot this week when...

SAREP LAUNCHES CONSERVATION GRANTS

Southern Africa Regional Environment Program (SAREP) is working with permanent Okavango River Basin Water Commission (OKACOM) and local government agencies to identify and address...

COUNCILLORS DOUBT MAUN BRIDGE

Construction of the Thamalakane Bridge was nearly stopped recently as majority of the North West District Councillors doubted the constructor’s ability and lack of...

THE CURSE OF THE BONES

Last week Wednesday, workers on a construction site digging a trench for water pipes found what was suspected to be human bones. The Voice...

BDP COUNCILLOR QUESTION NWDC- SWEDEN PARTNERSHIP

A Botswana Democratic Party Councillor for Thito ward in Maun, Mmoedi Modiegi has lambasted the North West District Council’s decision to form a partnership...

HUMAN BONES EXCAVATED BY THE ROAD SIDE

Several human bones were discovered at Bombadi Ward in Maun on Wednesday by workers digging trenches for a project that draws water from a...

WATER UTILITIES TO TAKE OVER MAUN WATER SUPPLY

Water Utilities Corporation(WUC) is expected to take over water reticulation in Maun from Water Affairs with effect from  April 1st 2013. The take over was...

GOVT INTRODUCES PRODUCTIVITY MONITORING TOOL

Government has introduced a Community Scorecard card (CSC) tool to promote quality, efficiency and accountability in different Ministries. The new tool was introduced to the...

DEATH IN A CAR

A six-year old girl who recently went missing in Maun has been found dead in a car. Lorraine Botlhe Goitsemang went missing on Wednesday afternoon...

TEENAGE THIEF TAUGHT A LESSON

A teenager who snatched a wallet containing more than P10 000 from a tourist was this week sentenced to two years in jail. 19- year-old...

MINE ACCIDENT FLATTENS MAN TO DEATH

A 32-year- old employee of Discovery Metals Mine in Toteng Village  has died in a mine accident. Alloy Lelaka from Seleka village in Tswapong area...

MISS BOTSWANA MAUN AUDITIONS FLOP

The new man at the helm of Miss Botswana Pageant Mosupi Tops Masole is still optimistic that this year’s Miss Botswana auditions will attract...

ELDERLY COUPLE IN DIVORCE DRAMA

*71- year -estranged wife takes husband to court *Demands a house before she can let him re-marry An estranged wife in Xaxaba village in the...

LUCKY TO BE ALIVE

Football fan survives inferno The AFCON opening match between South Africa and Cape Verde ended in disaster for a Maun man who nearly burnt to...

MAUN DONKEY ON RAMPAGE BITES CHILD

A donkey recently went crazy in Maun and attacked a little girl in biting her on the head and shocking her family and neighbours...

ESCAPED THEFT SUSPECT CAPTURED

A suspected thief who escaped from police custody recently was captured when he called the cops to rescue him from drowning in a river...

MULTIPLE TRAFFIC OFFENCES DRIVE PRISON OFFICER TO COMMIT SUICIDE

A prison warder inundated with traffic offences that ranged from drunken driving, driving with a disqualified licence to an attempt to bribe a police...

74 YEAR OLD GRANNY RAPED

Maun Police are looking for a man middle aged man who allegedly raped a 74- year- old granny at Boseja ward on Sunday. According to...

MOTSAMAI MPHO’S FUNERAL TURNED INTO POLITICAL BATTLE FIELD

In what was supposed to be a funeral turned into a political freedom square as politicians used the opportunity to attack each other during...

A to Z RESPONDS TO HOUSING APPEAL

The President’s housing appeal seems to be bearing fruits as owners of A to Z Hardware donated a three roomed house worth P60 000...

A SOLDIER DROWNS

Maun Police are investigating a case in which a 25 –year- old member of the Botswana Defence Force died on Saturday afternoon after drowning. Acting...

ILLEGAL DIAMOND DEALER LOCKED UP

An illegal diamond dealer from  Etsha 1 in Ngamiland District has been sentenced to five years jail following a conviction for possession of P3...

LEFT HOMELESS

Yellow monster rears its ugly again in Maun More than 100 families from Shashe ward in Maun were left with no roofs over their...

FORMER MP’ SON KILLS PENSIONER

Maun police are investigating a case in which Bashi Temane, a son to Bahiti Temane, the former Mp for the area has been accused...

TAWANA LAND BOARD RE-BRANDS

After years of bad publicity and being perceived as the most corrupt land board in the country, Tawana Land Board (TLB) has come up...

COUNCIL WORRIED BY MUSHROOMING OF CHURCES

The Registrar of Societies together with Council Bye Law office and other law enforcement agencies in Ngamiland will soon carry out an exercise to...

MEAT WARS

Butchery owners accuse abattoir of supplying FMD infected meat The Butcheries Association in Maun has accused the veterinary department officers of letting the Maun Private...