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OUTING ENDS IN DISASTER

Three men from Maun almost drowned on Sunday afternoon when the vehicle they were in reversed into a pond after one of them accidentally...

CASH STRAPPED MAUN COURT SUSPENDS TRIAL CASES

Suspects meant to appear before the Maun Magistrate Court for trial will have to wait longer because the court has no money to transport...

Lion kills a man and his calves

A 50-year -old farmer from Shorobe in Ngamiland District lost his life a day after he was attacked and badly injured by a lion. The...

10-year jail term for P218.00 robbery

A 33- year-old man of Maun got the shock of his life this week when Magistrate Clifford Foroma sentenced him to 10 years in...

BATSWANA- A NATION OF LISTEN AND DO AS TOLD

Voice reporter, Daniel Chida recently travelled by bus from Francistown to Maun. After Gweta village, in the middle of the bush the bus was...

MINE WORKERS TO STRIKE

With less than a year after doing copper production in Toteng village in the North West District, Discovery Metals Limited (DML) employees are threatening...

WAR ON FMD DECLARED

Farmers in Ngamiland have come up with resolutions to reduce the spread of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in the area. Minister of Agriculture Christian...

LIVING IN PAIN

Woman with a balloon stomach tells her ordeal A bulging stomach has left a 30- year -old woman from Boseja in Maun bedridden and hopeless...

MAN ABUSED BY GIRLFRIEND COMMITS SUICIDE

Police in Maun are investigating the death of a 26- year- old man from Shashe ward whose lifeless body was found hanging from his...

NWDC BANKRUPT

North West District Council is having serious cash flow problems and this has forced the Chairman Lathang Molonda to plead with councillors to come...

PRISON ESCAPE BRINGS MAN TO TEARS

A Zambian man who narrowly escaped prison cried tears of relief after the Maun magistrates' court turned down prosecution's recommendation for him to be...

NOT UNTIL YOU PAY ME

Businessman holds Ministry of Education employees hostage After three months of trying to get what was due to his company with no success, an irked...

POLICE OFFICERS IN COURT FOR THEFT

Maun Magistrate Court four was filled to capacity on Monday as members of the community, Police Officers and Council employees came in large numbers...

WOMAN RAPES MAN

Police in Maun are investigating an incident in which a woman has allegedly raped a  a 33-year- old man. The police are however finding it...

LANDMARK OPENS IN MAUN

Landmark, a South African Franchise that supplies farming products and equipment opened its doors to Maun farmers last week. The franchise offers a wide variety...

BNF WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS IN MAUN

Botswana National Front (BNF) welcomed 194 party members in Maun last Saturday at a rally that was addressed by Dr Elmon Tafa in Boseja...

17 DIE IN DIARRHOEAOUTBREAK

Doctor calls for urgent action as virus hits babies in Ngamiland A deadly outbreak of diarrhoea two weeks ago has claimed the lives of...

A FAMILY AT WAR

Feud leads to house demolition A bitter battle between a mother and her daughter in-law has led to the demolition of a seven-roomed family house. The...

NORTH WEST COUNCILLORS CRITICISE IPELEGENG DIRECTIVE

North West District Councillors have strongly criticised the government's decision to employ destitute people permanently on Ipelegeng, a drought relief programme. A saving gram from...

GUILTY AS CHARGED

Rapist rattled by conviction A convicted rapist from Maun,Mmusi Tshibilili was caught off guard  on Monday morning when the Maun Magistrate court found him guilty...

CON PROPHETS ON THE RUN

Maun Police  are on a manhunt of two con prophets who lured a 19 -year old woman to a river in the pretext of...

THE REASON WHY MEN JUST LOVE WINTER

A Group of men braved a chilly Sunday morning to go for an early drinking session at Wapula Complex in Maun where they discussed...

HEADMAN LOCKED UP FOR MURDER

Maun police have detained two men in connection with a murder case that took place at Qorokwe Camp in the Okavango Delta.  The two, Mothoka...

AIRLINK LAUNCH NEW MAUN-JOHANNESBURG ROUTE

Minister of Transport and communications Nonofo Molefhi has welcomed and commended the introduction of South African Airlink which will be flying the Johannesburg-Maun route...

MORE COMPETION FOR AIR BOTSWANA

  Air line not shaken The General Manager for Air Botswana Sakhile Reiling says they are not shaken by the coming in of South African Airlink...

SEX ABUSE ALLEGATIONS ROCK SCHOOL

Standard one students allegedly raped in toilets Angry parents demand answers PTA chair says its not the first time School head mum on it Shocked parents of standard...

FOUL PLAY

Dead man's family demands answers over hunting accident The distraught family of a guide who died in a mysterious hunting accident at a five-star Safari...

HARD HIT

  Maun business community feels the pinch of water shortages The business community in Maun has been badly affected by water shortages in the area which...

SUFFER NOT THE ZEBRAS

News that the South African coach for senior national team Bafana Bafana Pitso Mosimane was fired early this week spread like veld fire  in...

I WANT YOUR BABIES

  SEXY POET PROPOSES TO KHAMA Controversial poet Berry Heart set tongues wagging at the Okavango International Poetry festival in Maun last weekend when she made...

TURNING CHALLENGES INTO OPPORTUNITIES

After being turned down by many companies because she did not have any qualifications, Gabosale Morokotso, 42 decided to open her own craft, weaving,...

KGAFELA PUT UNDER SCRUTINY

With recent media reports that Bakgatla Kgosi Kgolo Kgafela is broke, the story became a topic of discussion at Duck Pond bar in Maun...

FACE TO FACE WITH MANTO 7

For many years, Baitshepi Mwachisenge better known as Chris Manto 7 has been a household name in the entertainment industry. His music especially his...

CHIEF’S SON CONVICTED OF THEFT

Escapes prison sentence as jails are full Son of Etsha 6 Chief Joseph Seemeko was this week arraigned before Maun Customary Court facing a single...

A WOMAN TRAPPED IN A MAN’S BODY

Booze guzzlers, all men,  were  enjoying their drinks under a tree when a woman in white pants and blue top joined and disturbed their...

WHAT A WASTE

Poor planning at Ministry of Education costs Gov. more than P600 000 Ministry of Education and Skills Development has spent more half a million pula...

HAPPY MOTHER CELEBRATES HER DAY TWO YEARS AFTER BIRTH OF TRIPLETS

Constance Mlandu hit the headlines when she gave birth to unexpected triplets just before Mother’s Day. The 33-year-old part time Francistown hairdresser was shocked when...

POLICE IMPOSTORS NABBED

Maun Police have arrested two unemployed men who have been swindling people of their cash under false pretences. The two, Sanga Goganamang, 30 and Omatla...

MAN SHOT DEAD WHILE TRYING TO CATCH GUINEA FOWLS

A 47-year- old businessman of Thitoyamokodi ward in Maun is in police custody after he mistakenly shot and killed his herdman while shooting guinea...

UP IN ARMS

 Tour operators demand collection of firewood in parks Threatens to retrench if proposed fees go in place The Director of Department of Wildlife and National Parks...