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Ready to thrill

Kalatsakgale awaits showdown with Culture Spears and Gong Master The eighth edition of the annual Cresta Bosele Letlhafula Festival is to be held on August...

Rise of a Queendom

At the height of the Sebina chieftainship dispute in 2016, Kgosi Shathani Sebina's father, Kgakanyane Sebina who had just retired as a Senior Tribal...

Match fixing could end rollers caf dream

Al Ahly and Espérance not new to underhand football tactics Township Rollers play in one of the most important fixtures in their footballing history this...

Buried like a dog

Tutume family mourn sister burnt to ashes For the Masekelakufa family in Tutume, the sight of a 12,5kg mealie meal bag that contained the charred...

Blue town’s deadly gang on the run

Suspected member shot in mugging gone wrong Tati Town Police in Francistown are on the trail of three young men suspected to be part of...

Ex-boyfriend remanded for hawker’s murder

A Matsiloje man suspected to have murdered a popular Francistown Bus rank hawker has been remanded in custody following his first mention at the...

Tafic’s new dawn

New Chairman planning a Red revolution After a three-year battle to return to the elite division, Tafic’s participation in the Premier League lasted just 30...

A soldier’s threat

BDF under fire as retired soldiers demand answers......and money A group of retired soldiers are demanding the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) deal with their grievances...

I didn’t chicken out

Since becoming a specially-elected councillor in 2014, Andy Boatile was widely touted as the next Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) candidate for Francistown South. However, when...

BOSETU rejects abolition of corporal punishment

Delegates at the just ended Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) have unanimously rejected a motion calling for the abolition of corporal punishment...

Blame it on winter

There has been an outcry from electricity users across the country following an upsurge in ‘motlakase’ costs in the last three months. For most ordinary...

A heroes welcome for refugees at Dukwi Refugee camp

All the 12 (10 men and 2 women) Caprivi Strip refugees who have been detained at the Francistown Centre for Illegal Immigrants have been...

Sweet survival in the face of diabetes

'Terror's' brave battle against a chronic disease After two near death experiences at the hands of a chronic condition, Tonota royal, Pogiso 'Terror' Sekoko has...

Victory for refugees as court interdicts govt’s repatriation order

The Lobatse High Court has interdicted the Botswana government from deporting Namibian refugees at Dukwi Camp back to the Caprivi Strip pending the determination...

Makwala and Montsho miss out on Africa Championship

Botswana's 2018 Commonwealth Games 400m Gold medalists, Amantle Montsho and Isaac Makwala have been ruled out of the CAA African Senior Championships slated for...

Government awaits judgement on refugees concerns

The Botswana government was stopped on its tracks by an appeal written on behalf of 866 Namibian refugees who refused to voluntarily repatriate on...

OP drawn into athletics mess

4x400m relay team demand their 2017 IAAF winnings Botswana's 4X400m men’s relay team, which won a silver medal at last April’s World Relays in the...

Please Mr President, hear my plea

Retired employee reports BURS to President Masisi After 17 years of dedicated service as a security guard at the Department of Customs and Exercise, a...

Youth key to UDC strategy- Boko

Umbrella for Democratic Change President, Duma Boko says the country's young people will be key to the opposition in the 2019 General Elections. Speaking at...

Oris denies Wanderers move

One of Botswana's most underrated coach, Oris Radipotsane, has denied allegations linking him with a move to Palapye outfit Morupule Wanderers. Radipotsane steered Miscellaneous to...

Clavon’s wear’s ghetto appeal

American designer set to inspire Francistown youth The Ikalanga Fashion Show slated for August 4th at Tati River Lodge (TRL) featuring reputable American designer Clavon...

Chieftainship dispute tears village apart

A chieftainship storm that has been brewing in the small village of Motlhabaneng in Bobirwa is threatening to tear families and friends apart. A dispute...

Haskins street’s decay

If you've taken a walk along Haskins Street lately you’ll probably have noticed at least two things - a fleet of mini-trucks offloading and...

A father’s hell on earth

* Loving dad cleared of daughter's murder breaks the silence *Witchdoctors implicate relatives A traumatised father who was suspected to have murdered his daughter to cover...

Rotary club rope in Police

Winter Night Market with a difference The Francistown Rotary Club in collaboration with Botswana Police will hold the 8th annual Winter Night Market at Francistown...

Francistown college gets ABMA affiliation

Francistown College of Programming (FCP) has affiliated to the UK-based Associate of Business Management Association (ABMA). This latest development in FCP's short but impressive history...

43 years of a secure nation

The story of Waygard Security (Meet the boss) In the late 70s up to the turn of the millennium, in Botswana it was common to...

Refugees boycott Kgathi’s address

Caprivi refugees based in Dukwi today (28 June) boycotted a meeting scheduled by Minister of Defence, Justice and Security Shaw Kgathi. The meeting, arranged for...

Sereetsi gets intimate

The Natives 'Living Room Tour' brings music to the people In 2016, Sereetsi and The Natives performed several solo, stripped down and intimate shows in...

Engen gives away 23rd tractor

Engen Botswana gave away the first tractor of their four month 'Farmers dream promotion' which started in May this year. The promotion will end in...

BDP trio to be tried for assaulting fellow activist

The matter in which the trio of Otsile Moses, Boago Mosarwane and Chidzani Mokwebe from Francistown West constituency are facing assault charges was postponed...

BPP to raid BDP in Tatisiding

Botswana People's Party (BPP) is this Thursday expected to welcome new members from the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in Tati Siding. Leading a group...

BITC takes SMME’s under its wing

Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) once again showed their commitment to the promotion and attraction of investment, exportation and development of the national...

Skinning a life

The rise of a humble cobbler (Me & My Business) In the late 80s, Onkabetse Thabo was a common sight along the dusty streets of...

The dancing duo

The inseparable singers of love notes They are probably the most noticeable and active of Francistown's musical couples. However, despite their popularity the house kwasa duo...

Francistown karetekas readies for AUSSIE

Following an impressive showing at the Botswana National Junior and Cadet Finals held in Gaborone in March, and another good performance at the just...

Hope for Francistown farmers

Council abattoir to open in two months Farmers in and around Francistown are waiting with bated breath for a response from the Minister of Agriculture...

Eric’s glorious reshaping

Artist taps into contemporary Gospel genre Award winning local gospel sensation Kabelo Eric has just released his fourth studio album titled "Take the glory". The 10...

Unstable woman kills mum

When news reached The Voice that a man was due to appear before Masunga Magistrates on Thursday morning accused of the gruesome murder of...

Nkange serial killer strikes again

Notorious Gaddafi kills two people in Maitengwe - Killer confesses to hacking his aunt to death Just a little over a year after the cold blooded...