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Man gets ten years for raping sister

An attempt to have his rape charges dropped proved futile for a 40-year -old man from Thamaga village as he was effectively sentenced to...

Evil child

Boy, 12, suspected of poisoning grandmother and neighbour The Molepolole wife of a politician who landed in hospital after drinking contaminated tea last week has...

Rail park mall’s DIY expo unearths talent

Rail Park Mall's two-day DIY entrepreneurship exhibition last weekend exposed some creative talent as different individuals showcased their various products created from recycled material. Voice...

Cops suspended for fleecing foreigners

Molepolole village police officers found themselves on the wrong side of the law for soliciting bribery from illegal immigrants. The two officers, Constable Robert Sephiri...

Off the hook

Sorry mother escapes child neglect conviction An absentee mother of six was this week let off with a warning for neglecting her children for four...

Son loses family home to step mom

A widow in Molepolole recently won a case against her late husband’s son who sought to wrestle the couple's home from his stepmom. The court...

Stanbic bank hosts PPP conference

Stanbic Bank Botswana hosted a Public Private Partnership (PPP) conference at the Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC) to unpack and explore PPP models and...

Man beats lover for having his baby

“Why did we have this baby?” This unusual, insensitive question caused the row that led to 22-year-old Godirileone Kebaetse being fined P2, 000 and receiving...

Plascon launches new products

The country’s leading paint coating company, Kansai Plascon Limited, launched its latest products at Tlotlo Hotel and Conference Centre in Gaborone last week. The company...

Petty thief whipped

A 21-year-old youth from Goo-Rampipi ward in Lephepe village received five strokes of the cane on the bare buttocks for stealing bananas and liver...

Old woman perfects the art of pottery making

Mma- Montshonayana Diseko, 72, is one busy businesswoman. Growing up in an era when pots were a part and parcel of household goods and not...

Accused poisoner bailed

A former Moeding College boarding master, who was reportedly fired for engaging in wild sexual rendezvous with female students, is in trouble again. 38-year-old Thabo...

No limits

Wheelchair bound man lives life to the full Kgosietsile Motlhaping was born with an inability to use his legs, but he didn’t let that limit...

Man caned for disrupting police duty

A man who interfered in a traffic police operation last Christmas eve was this week given three strokes of the cane on his bare...

Unmarried old woman wins right to couple’s home

Dirty old man ordered to evict younger woman   She took her case to the court and won. After all it is not easy to discard an...

DIVAS Empowers Women Businesses

A DIVAS Empowerment Brunch Seminar (DEBS) last week encouraged women to uplift themselves and see challenges as stepping stones to enhance their strength and...

Our miracle pregnancy

couple gives birth after 21 years of marriage When trying to conceive seemed hopeless, Julia Kgosintwa, 42, and her husband, Evangelist Alfred Kgosintwa, 52, chose...

BITC donates school uniform

Botswana Investment Trade Centre (BITC) on Friday handed over 100 school uniforms to Setlhomo Memorial Primary School (SMPS) in Otse village. As a non- profit...

Lawyer arrested for stolen cows

In an incident which shocked many, a practising lawyer found himself in the dock after he was arrested for alleged possession of two stolen...

Hostile witness arrested

A hostile witness, Larona Bosupeng, this week learnt the hard way never to undermine customary court proceedings when Kgosi Tswina Mochudi of Mogoditshane customary...

Limkokwing celebrates christmas

The festive spirit descended merrily upon Gaborone last Friday as people flocked to Rail Park Mall to witness His Excellency President Ian Khama light...

GAFF set for next week Saturday

The annual Gaborone African Food Festival (GAFF) will be held on December 17 at Bojanala Waterfront, Gaborone with delicious African dishes on offer. The family...

‘Where’s our money?’

Matsha survivors yet to receive promised compensation The Government’s handling of last year’s Matsha tragedy continues to attract criticism following revelations that the survivors have...

New study to tackle HIV/AIDS

Botswana Harvard Aids Institute Partnership (BHP) on Tuesday officially launched an Antibody Mediated Prevention (AMP) Study with the idea of giving people antibodies that...

Woman claims self-defence for biting rival’s nose

An argument between two middle aged woman over money left one nursing a nasty bite on the nose. 45-year-old Boleseng Kenyalogile, from Maboane village, appeared...

Deadly strike

Cornered black mamba kills man A man who tried to help kill a black-mamba last Sunday, tragically died at the hospital after the venomous snake...

Man caned for stealing alcohol

A former employee at Reggies Hotel in Mmopane Block 1 who was caught after stealing and drinking seventeen 440 ml of Hunters Gold and...

Majwe mining awards students

Majwe Mining Joint Venture (MMJT) recently awarded best performing students at five primary schools and three junior secondary schools in Jwaneng and surrounding areas...

Cuba urges USA to end trade barrier

The Cuban Embassy in Gaborone this week highlighted the urgent need for a review of the economic, commercial and financial blockade against their country...

Whipped for stealing Police boots

Mogoditshane Kgotla this week lashed a A 35 -year-old man from Kopong on his bare buttocks for stealing police boots. Patrick Mokao admitted guilt after...

Woman abuser whipped

A 27 year-old man of Tsolamosese who physically abused his girlfriend was this week given a taste of his medicine by the Mogoditshane customary...

Making a killing out of leather

For the last six years, a 40-year-old woman from Lekgwapheng ward in Molepolole has enjoyed a comfortable living from the fruitful proceeds of an...

Moshupa class of 96 awards students

Moshupa Senior Secondary School (MSSS) Class of 1996 came together and showed gratitude to their former school by giving prizes worth P20, 000 during...

BOSSA-IDM national fair a success

Botswana Social Studies Association (BOSSA) in partnership with the Institute of Development Management (IDM) conducted their second annual national fair at Kagiso Senior Secondary...

WIBA announces finalists

Women in Business Association (WIBA) this week announced the top 36 finalists from the six categories which were competed for this year. The categories included...

Ill-mannered

Mother drags rude daughter to court They say a mother’s love knows no bounds. However, 55-year-old Kelennetse Tshiamo proved that they do have their limits. Fed-up with...

What the people said

Following the dramatic scenec of violence that saw police officers unleashing their wrath against protesting unemployed youths on Monday, the Voice reporter GOFAONE KOOGOTSITSE...

Making Ends Meet

A cross section of small business operators share survival stories of how they make ends meet from their respective humble environments Fruits and veggies healthy...

BNF condems Police brutality

Botswana National Front (BNF) has condemned what they called an onslaught on basic fundamental freedoms, by state security apparatus following the whipping and arrest...

Cause for concern

BCP youth frustrated by delayed opposition talks The Botswana Congress Party Youth League (BCPYL) has expressed concern over delayed opposition cooperation talks saying this might...