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Lawyer and banker implicated in Thapane case

More skeletons are stumbling out of the closet in a marathon case where gardener, Bhekizwe Nkomazana, is facing numerous charges including fleecing his deceased...

Reliving the horrors of Robben Island

A trip to Robben Island Museum brought the horrors of apartheid to life for four History students from Matshekge Hill Senior School. Having read about...

‘I didn’t touch her’

MAN ACCUSED OF RAPE AND MURDER PROCLAIMS HIS INNOCENCE One of the men accused of raping and killing a 56-year-old Sabrana Hospital employee insists he...

BSA hits huge home run

In a massive coup for local sports, The Botswana Softball Association (BSA) will host the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Congress in Gaborone this...

Limkokwing’s celebrity student graduates

An accomplished media personality, Tshepo Happy Maphanyane took a three-year break from her glamorous public relations career to go back to school. Last week she...

Robbing rapist admits guilt

Appearing before Broadhurst Magistrates Court this week, 34-year-old Motshidisi Letsweletse admitted he raped and robbed a young woman. Letsweletse, from Botalaote Ward in Serowe, pleaded...

Maphanyane’s road to academic success

Limkokwing's celebrity student graduates An accomplished media personality, Tshepo Happy Maphanyane took a three-year break from her glamorous public relations career to go back to...

Close contest expected at BNOC elections

On the eve of the Botswana National Olympic Committee’s (BNOC) presidential elections, a clear favourite has failed to emerge. All five candidates in the presidential...

MA-Cleaning up football

For the love of the game Last August, local business guru, Maclean Letshwiti became the President of the Botswana Football Association (BFA). In a closely contested...

Church disputes worrisome -Judge Mothobi

High Court Judge Michael Mothobi says the rising number of church disputes that are brought before court are a cause for concern. Mothobi expressed the...

A shot in the arm

Sports Write Association of Botswana (SWABO) unveiled a transportation sponsorship deal worth P100 000 a fortnight ago courtesy of Vincent Excellent Tours. The two year...

Man of many hats

A story of hard work and passion Ookeditse Malesu has held different and diverse portfolios in the sporting world. From an athlete to a Karate senior...

Lekedi gets P4 million FIFA boost

This week Botswana Football Association (BFA) held a ground breaking ceremony of the FIFA forward artificial turf at Lekidi in Gaborone. This project is a...

Makgophe promotes and redeploys senior police officers

The Commissioner of police, Keabetswe Makgophe, has announced the promotion of some senior police officers with effect from 1st October. Assistant Commissioner Maseng Mathiba and...

Cattle supply remain a challenge

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security Boipolelo Khumomatlhare says cattle supply shortages is a major concern at Botswana Meat...

Electra mining Botswana hold successful expo

Organisers of Electra Mining Botswana’s (EMB) trade exhibition, which was held in Gaborone last week, have declared the event an overwhelming success. The third edition...

RSC taking their services to the people

In its 30 years of existence, Rand Sandblasting Group of Companies (RSC) has established itself as a key supplier in the corrosion protection industry. Widely...

Return of the reds

TAFIC FACE ROLLERS IN PREMIER LEAGUE CURTAIN RAISER After three seasons in the First Division, Tafic mark their long awaited return to the BTC Premier...

I did not touch the girls

God is my witness Outgoing Business Botswana Chief Executive Officer, Dr Racious Moatshe has vehemently denied sexual harassment and unethical conduct allegations leveled against him...

Lucky newspaper winner

When she entered The Voice Lucky Newspaper weekly competition last year, Lerato Lekorwe was doing it for charity as part of proceeds was going...

Local footy coaches join forces

In an effort to advocate and ensure fair treatment for local football coaches, Botswana Football Coaches Association (BFCA) was launched this Tuesday in Gaborone. The...

Dintwe set to miss gc mayor’s marathon

Star athlete admitted to hospital with vomiting and dizziness Widely regarded as the Goddess of long distance running in Botswana, Onneile Dintwe is likely to...

DJ SK passes on

The entertainment industry is mourning the untimely death of jazz promoter and radio presenter, Soarse Katumbela, popularly known as DJ SK, whose charred remains...

Chief magistrate recuses herself from ‘fake lawyer’ case

Broadhurst Chief Magistrate Faith Ngandu has recused herself from the case of a dubious Zimbabwean lawyer after he made an application complaining that she...

P39M for the premier league

BTC AND BPL CONFIRM NEW THREE-YEAR DEAL The country’s elite football division will remain the BTC Premier League after Botswana Telecommunication Corporation confirmed a three-year...

Lawyer probed for fraud

Justice Harold Ruhukya of the Industrial Court has postponed an unfair dismissal case involving Dewet Drilling employees pending the investigations of possible fraud. When the...

Striking driving school instructors berate DRTS for poor service

Learner drivers this week found themselves stranded at the Department of Road Transport and Safety (DRTS) testing grounds in Maruapula as disgruntled driving schools...

Show me the money!

BPL NEGOTIATING WITH BTC FOR BETTER DEAL It appears the delayed start to this season’s Botswana Premier League (BPL) is due to management’s on-going attempts...

Boko and Pilane in ZCC saga

A case in which a delegation of eleven Zion Christian Church (ZCC) members is challenging the church's governance in Botswana took a new twist...

Blind betrayal

Woman claims OP tricked her to drop a P250 000 lawsuit against Princess Marina Partially blind and feeling betrayed, 55-year-old Agnes Nyilongo is seething with...

The badman bares his soul

makwala's memoirs Isaac Makwala made international headlines at the Athletics World Championships in London earlier this month when he was sensationally banned from running in...

BCF hailed a success

The 12th edition of the annual Botswana Consumer Fair (BCF) has been hailed a success. Kenyan High Commissioner, Jean Wambui Kimani, who officially opened the...

Malesu resigns

Botswana Football Association (BFA) Chief Executive Officer Ookeditse Malesu has resigned. The resignation letter was leaked to this publication on Wednesday. His reason for resignation is...

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...