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Fired spy takes DIS to court

Magosi to answer for Kgosi's deed A former Directorate of Intelligence Services (DIS) agent, who was left wheelchair-bound after a car accident in 2014, is...

Diarhoea outbreak death toll on the rise

This week diarrhoea outbreak death toll rose to 31, since it started in September, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has announced. Most of those...

BDP losing support to UDC-report

Botswana's main opposition party, Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) stands a chance to grab power from the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) next year,...

Ramotswa residents cautioned against marriage wrecking

The customary court of appeal has called on Ramotswa residents to stop snatching each others spouses to avoid being bewitched. Kgosi Kgabosetso Mosielele issued the...

MISA’s new messiah

Newly appointed national director of Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA), Tefo Phatshwane has much work to do before the end of his 3-year...

Boitekanelo introduces part-time degree courses

Boitekanelo College has introduced part time degree courses to give the employed opportunities to further their studies. Under its new centre for continued studies, the...

Saleshando responds to UDC mudslinging

Newly appointed Vice President of Botswana's main opposition party, Umbrella for Democratic Change, Dumelang Saleshando has rubbished claims that he bought his way into...

Trade unions take govt to court over de-recognition threats

Some public sector trade unions have no intention to apply afresh for new recognition agreements with the government, despite being given up to end...

Mmolotsi predicts nasty politics ahead of 2019 general elections

Alliance for Progressives (AP) Vice President, Wynter Mmolotsi, says his party is ready for what he predicted to be a rough and nasty political...

Y- Care to honour departed Voice publisher

Y-care Charitable Trust is organizing a walk in honour of the late founder and publisher of The Voice Newspaper, Beata Botlhoko Kasale-Kabango. The walk to...

Triumph through adversity

Students with disability graduate from Limkokwing university Close to 500 Limkokwing University Of Creative Technology students graduated at the Gaborone campus last week Thursday. Among the...

School of hard knocks

It has been over two weeks since the excruciating whipping, but the cuts on their scarred young backs remain vivid, the painful reminder of...

30 years a victim of sexed-up Thokolosi

A single mother's desperate cry for help When she met the love of her life over 30 years ago, Thina (not her real name) was...

Lucrative standpipe and missing P1.5 million divides G-North community

A conflict over a lucrative water standpipe in Gaborone North involving high profile individuals and a missing P1. 5 million was this week settled...

Constitutionality of ‘tshenyo’ challenged in court

A father who was recently fined P20 000.00 worth of damages by a Gaborone customary court, for fathering a child out of wedlock, is...

Limko graduate triumphs over disability

Ululation and whistles blew through the air today as, amid jubilation, Limkokwing University held its graduation ceremony for the class of 2018 at the...

Angry residents block road in protest against pollution

Angry Mokolodi residents yesterday barricaded the road leading to the quarry in protest against the pollution and dust caused by construction tipper trucks that...

Govt moves swiftly to close ‘deadly’ borehole

"We were not aware of the contamination!" Tsogwane Government have moved swiftly to prevent a potentially deadly blunder spiralling further out of control. A contaminated borehole,...

Arrested at court

Love for a brother lAnds man in prison In a cruel twist of fate, a man who went to court to represent his brother against...

Nabbed

Batswana caught smuggling 300 heads of cattle into SA. Three Batswana nationals have been arrested in the neighbouring country, South Africa (SA) allegedly trying to...

24 children die as mini-cholera hits Botswana

At least 24 young children have died in Botswana in the past month; September 2018, as death toll due to the current diarrhoea outbreak...

Missing man found dead

Nearly three weeks after he mysteriously disappeared while in the company of his wife, a Kanye man's body was this week found hanging from...

No excitement over independence

Botswana marks 52 years of independence this coming weekend, but the general public has expressed lack of excitement ahead of the celebrations. Generally people are...

What a ball ache!

Woman's tight grip on genitals lands lover in hospital A man who passed out in pain after his girlfriend squeezed his genitals during a heated...

Deadly diarrhoea outbreak continues to kill

Two-year-old boy the latest victim As the country battles with a deadly outbreak of diarrhoea – an outbreak that has officially claimed 11 young lives...

Acting president’s deadly order kills two

Southern District Council was this week thrown into panic after the state acting president, Slumber Tsogwane who is also the vice president ordered the...

Rival factions wage unholy war at IPHC

There is no end in sight for the bitter rivalry between factions of the International Pentecostal Holiness church (IPHC). The infighting which started in 2016...

Sweet revenge for bitter sugar Mama

Ben 10 to pay after love affair turns sour! Four years after her love affair turned rotten, scorned sugar mummy Gasenone Israel, 48, has 132,...

Preliminary diarrhea investigations to be released this week

The Ministry of health and wellness is this week expected to release preliminary investigations on the cause of diarrhea which has claimed lives especially...

A royal mess

CONFUSION OVER MOGODITSHANE'S RIGHTFUL HEIR A disagreement over the rightful successor to the Mogoditshane chieftainship has created a divide between the village’s royal families. Headman of...

Murder by poisoning suspects granted bail

Kanye magistrate court has granted three murder accused bail as police conclude investigations in the matter, Kanye police station commander, Mmoloki Mogale has confirmed. The...

Drunken driver whose car collided with DIS car acquitted

Gaborone extension II magistrate, Lenthabile Willie, last week acquitted Tapiwa Ndwapi of drunken driving and causing an accident were a man was injured. Ndwapi's uber...

Bus crash survivors demand compensation

Survivors of a horrific bus crash which claimed the lives of five passengers are suing the bus company and driver for compensation in a...

A family at war

Siblings fighter over estate A 15 year old feud over late parents estate is tearing a Mochudi family apart. The ugly tension played itself before Mochudi...

Motshelo for abortion

Conflict over P600.00 turns nasty A conflict over a P600.00 debt between two industrial workers turned ugly this week with accusations of aiding a daughter...

Three suspected rapists arrested

Letlhakane police have arrested three suspects in relation to three rape cases and one defilement case that took place in Khwee settlement and Letlhakane...

A family at war

Siblings fighter over estate A 15 year old feud over late parents estate is tearing a Mochudi family apart. The ugly tension played itself before Mochudi...

“You should have said sorry!”

Disabled man drags abusive wife to court after she fails to apologise A disabled man has dragged his wife to court after she refused to...

Runaway mom abandons baby for city life

Six months ago, 26-year-old Keletso Kgogobi returned to Gaborone for work, leaving her new-born baby boy in the care of her mother. Keletso’s mum has...

Passionate about interior decor

Starting up a business is not all about getting a cash loan, but rather putting together the little you have and growing the small...