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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...

WRONG GENEROSITY

SCHOOL HEAD GIVES TEACHERS MEAT MEANT FOR STUDENTS The Headmaster of Sedie Junior Secondary School (SJSS) in Maun, Mophotholodi Raditsi was last week forced...

NO MORE FURTHERING OF EDUCATION IN SOUTH AFRICA FOR TEACHERS

The government will no longer be sending teachers for further education in South Africa as it will be closing down the education attaché offices. This...

RETIRED OFFICERS ASKED TO HELP

Retired officers have been urged to join the North West Integrated Farmers Association (NWIFA) to help with ideas of finding other possible markets for...

KNIFE ATTACK BOY OUT OF DANGER

A five- year-old Maun boy who survived 16 knife stabs by a deranged neighbour has been released from the hospital to recuperate at home. Narrating...

SWEDISH DELEGATION VISITS NWDC

A delegation of three senior officers from Sweden will today (Friday) pay a courtesy call on North West District Council (NWDC). The delegation that forms...

THREE ILLEGAL ZIMS HELD FOR MURDER

Zimbabweans appeared briefly before Maun Principal Magistrate, Clifford Foroma this week facing a single charge of murder. The trio, Mlungisi Khumalo (18), Talent Mnguni (20)...

DCEC INVESTIGATES MAUN COUNCIL SECRETARY

North West District Senior Assistant Council Secretary Lawrence Mazinyane is being probed by Directorate of Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC). Information reaching The Voice has...

THE VOICE SHUT DOWN

The much awaited Mascom Horse race left many local people disappointed after local favourite, Voice of Charleshill failed the test against the much superior...

MAN KILLS GIRLFRIEND AND REPORTS HER MISSING

A 27-year- old man from Boro village in the North West district who reported his girlfriend missing appeared before Maun Principal Magistrate Clifford Foroma...

GOVT’S PLAN TO BUY RADIOS FOR THE ELDERLY DIVIDES COUNCILLORS

Plans by the government to provide elderly people with radios have received mixed reactions from the North West District Councillors. A recent memo from the...

NO PAY NO WORK

Temporary teachers in the North West District caused commotion at the Ministry of Education Skills and Development’s Regional office in Maun last Friday while...

CITY FATHER

For years, Haskins Nkayigwa’s political home was the ruling Botswana Democratic Party but last year he defected to the opposition Botswana Movement for Democracy...

UNDER THREAT

Troubled Maun fishermen appeal for Govt. help Government should serve fish for lunch to Ipelegeng workers instead of the suggested fat cakes because it...

MAUN DRAG RACE KILLS ONE , INJURES FOUR

Maun Police are investigating a drag race that led to the death of one person and left four others injured. The accident happened on Friday...

MAUN VILLAGE WELCOMES FIRST ROBOTS

Residents of Maun have welcomed the introduction of the first ever traffic lights in their village. The two set of traffic lights though not yet...

MAN STABS BOY,5,16 TIMES

A Maun man who knife stabbed a five -year -old boy 16 times could have his grivious bodily harm charge stiffened if the child'...

BMD LAUNCHES TAWANA

The new Botswana Movement for Democracy catch,Batwana paramount chief, Tawana Moremi was launched amidst pomp and fanfare in Maun last weekend. In a mammoth rally...

MAUN VILLAGE WOMEN SPEAK OUT ON WOMEN’S DAY

This year the theme of  the International Women's Day(IWD) which falls on  March 8(Yesterday) was “Empower Rural women, End Hunger and Poverty” Voice reporter, Daniel...