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I don’t remember killing my mum

A 30-year-old man accused of murdering his mother claims he was under the influence of alcohol and marijuana and does not remember what happened. Appearing...

Suspected cop killers remanded

Magistrate Ike Raphael of Village Court this morning further remanded in custody six men accused of murdering a police officer in Gaborone on Friday...

Young and vibrant

At 41 years of age, Dr Alfred Madigele is Botswana’s youngest Cabinet Minister. After completing his studies in Ireland, Dr Madigele was employed for a...

D-day for the BFA

Botswana Football Association (BFA) President, MacLean Letshwiti is expected to make a number of decisions at Saturday’s General Assembly that will leave certain high-profile...

Murder suspect remanded

An illegal immigrant from Sierra Leone accused of killing his girlfriend has been further remanded in custody. Appearing before Extension II Magistrates Court last Thursday,...

War vets remembered

New Capitol Cinema hosted the media, members of Botswna Defence Force and historians at a premiere of the movie Dunkirk in honour of 10...

Naakmusiq headline Phikwe marathon after party

Anga Makubalo known as Naakmusiq in the entertainment industry will perform at Orange Phikwe National Marathon after-party this Saturday. The 30-year-old South African artist who...

Knives out for letshwiti

BFA plagued by confusion and deception - Dumba touted for BFA Presidency Botswana Football Association (BFA) President McLean Letshwiti is likely to face a revolt...

BSE records impressive turnover

Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) recorded the highest stock exchange turnover in a single day at P484.6 million last Thursday. Speaking to Voice Money, Head of...

P500 000 for mayor’s marathon

Choppies Superstores are the main sponsors of Gaborone City Mayor’s Marathon which will be held on the 16th of September. Choppies donated P500 000 towards...

Compassionate and caring

Former journalist, Archibald Ngakayagae, is an ardent communicator with a passion for helping the less privileged. He is the founder and Chairperson of CSI-Concept Foundation...

What’s in a name?

Culture Spears clash over name, property Culture Spears music outfit’s fight over property and the name intensified this week as one of the group members,...

Betrayed

Son stabs mother to death after maiming his brother A fearless mother who tried to break-up a knife fight between two of her sons paid...

More trouble for Modenga

Embattled councillor misses court because of ill health Francistown City Council former Deputy Mayor, Lechedzani Modenga failed to appear for his bail hearing before Broadhurst...

High cost of sex

P40, 000 or eight cows for another man's wife The forbidden fruit of sleeping with another man’s wife has proved a costly pleasure for the...

Occupational health and safety essential

In an effort to improve the quality of their courses, Boitekanelo College have embarked on a benchmark exercise with universities that offer similar programmes. As...

The dawn of a brighter future

'THE MAJOR' UNVEILED AS ZEBRAS NEW HEAD COACH The dawn of an exciting new era is upon Botswana football with the return of Major David...

World Cup heartache for Dinaletsana

Botswana’s U/21 netball team suffered World Cup heartache on last night (Wednesday) when results conspired against them to leave the girls agonisingly short of...

Son of the nation

At the age of 29, Christopher Seagateng has already established himself as one of the country’s most prominent and respected youth empowerment activists. The Mmopane...

Bikers mass ride for charity

Abel Mot’s Consult in collaboration with Gaborone City Council (GCC) will host the Mayor’s Charity-Mass Ride this Saturday at Grand Palm Hotel in Gaborone...

Legends of the past

PULLING UP WITH SOX Former Zebras striker Tshepiso ‘Sox’ Molwantwa is arguably one of the most talented footballers the country has ever produced. The 38-year-old led...

P10 billion needed for BDC projects

Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) has collaborated with the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) to facilitate funding for development of their planned projects. Last Thursday...

Shooting for the stars

*Dinaletsana to sparkle as an expectant nation waits *#ReABATsaYa History will be made on Saturday when Botswana become the first African country to host the Netball...

Lesego Galenamotlhale (Zebras Captain)

Botswana's national team, the Zebras suffered another defeat after losing 1-2 against Zambia's Chipolopolo this afternoon in their COSAFA Castle Cup fixture at Moruleng...

Coach accused of raping junior player

The coach of a girl’s football team has been arrested for allegedly raping a 13-year-old minor who plays for his side. The coach and founder...

Orange Phikwe marathon jogs back

The 32nd edition of the Orange Phikwe Marathon, the only IAAF registered marathon in the country, jogs back into town on the 5th of...

IDM partners with Ohio university

The Institute of Development Management (IDM) recently embarked on a roadshow to engage strategic partners overseas. The roadshow was part of supporting the institution’s 2016-2021...

Four murder accused women denied bail

Magistrate Wame Mosugelo of Broadhurst Court further remanded four women accused of murder. Court heard that on the 3rd of June Kelebogile Lenake 23, Pauline...

Suspected armed robbers remanded

Lobatse Magistrate Mareledi Dipate has remanded four suspected armed robbers pending police investigations. Court heard that the accused persons Tefo Kolane 30, Abel Samarabele 25,...

Robbery and rape suspect bail to be revoked

Robbery and serial rape suspect, Oscar Venald Chabaya’s troubles are far from over after Extension II Magistrate, Ntombizodwa Ncube ordered that his bail be...

Moshoke’s threat to kill ruling set for July

A ruling on Duma Boko’s associate, Elliot Moshoke’s threat to kill case against Director General of Intelligence and Security Services, Isaac Kgosi, has been...

Herdboy stabs ex-girlfriend to death

Semolale Police are investigating a case in which a 39-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her 26-year-old ex-boyfriend after a misunderstanding. According to the police,...

CEDA and DBSA challenge lauched

Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) in partnership with Development Bank of Southern Africa University (DBSA) this week launched a challenge in which they aim...

Co-operatives vital for economic growth

Assistant Minister of Investment Trade and Industry, Biggie Butale says his ministry has made efforts to resuscitate, revamp and redirect the development of co-operatives...

Choppies robbery suspect arrested, another still at large

Police have arrested a man suspected to have robbed Choppies supermarket in Block 8, but his accomplice is believed to have skipped to South...

Mphorium snatches best overall award

Mphorium Investment Company staff were overjoyed last weekend as they won The Best Service and Best Overall award at the annual Business Botswana Northern...

Lawa holdings soaring high

Incorporated in 2002, Lawa Holdings a 100 percent wholly citizen owned company has successfully diversified its portfolio and continues to be a leading business...

Businesses urged to utilise technology

Business Botswana Chief Executive Officer, Dr Racious Moatshe, says Information Communication technology (ICT) and innovation technology are not only changing the daily lives of...

BITC reaches out to clients

In their effort to reach out to their target market, Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC), participated in the annual Business Botswana Northern Trade...

Major chem named best manufacturer

Major Chem Company was awarded the Best Manufacturing award at Business Botswana Northern Trade Fair awards. The Selebi Phikwe based company which manufactures more than...