7 C
Gaborone
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Home Authors Posts by PORTIA Mlilo

PORTIA Mlilo

1100 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

Botswana pleased to welcome Queen’s baton

Botswana was among the many countries which hosted the Queens Baton last week in Gaborone.  The Queens Baton Relay is a traditional curtain raiser...

Maids and their way with Madam’s husband

Passengers travelling in a combi from Borolong to Francistown were discussing women who report cheating spouses to their partners and maids who lurk in...

TONOTA LIBRARY GOES DIGITAL

Tati Nickel Company (TNMC) and businessman Thapelo Olopeng recently donated 15 computers to Tonota public library. Olopeng and the mine donated 10 and five computers...

TATI LANDBOARD OWED P6 MILLION

Tati Land Board Chairman, Kgotlaetsho Morakanyane has revealed that commercial land owners owe the council P6 million in lease rentals. Some of the money he...

NEW EQUIPMENT FOR VOLLEYBALL

In their efforts to develop sports at grass root level Botswana National Sports Council in collaboration with Botswana Volleyball Federation donated training equipment to...

WOMEN’S EXPO EMPOWERS BUSINESSWOMEN

  Gender Affairs Department held the 14th National Women’s Exposition this week at BOCCIM fair ground. The expo was held under the theme “Empowering Women Entrepreneurs:...

EARLY BOOST FOR NGWIGA

ATHLETE GETS RUSSIAN SCHOLARSHIP Botswana sprinter Obakeng Ngwigwa received a scholarship to study at the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU). He will commence will pursue his Masters...

OLDM RECEIVE TWO BLASTHOLE DRILLS

Orapa-Letlhakane Damtshaa Mines (OLDM) has received two blasthole drills over the weekend. The machinery was purchased from Joy Global Africa Company at the cost of...

OLDM HOLDS CHARITY WALK

Orapa Letlhakane Damtshaa Mines (OLDM) will this weekend hold the General Manager's (GM) Dr Adrian Gale charity walk. The 20km walk is aimed at raising...

BOPSSA UNDER 13 TEAMS IN CAMP

Botswana Primary Schools Sports Association national under 13 teams are in a two week camp preparing for COSSASA games to be held in Lesotho...

PALAPYE ALL STARS GET SPONSORSHIP

Newly promoted Palapye All Stars unveiled a P169 000 sponsorship over the weekend. Stars booked their place in the Debswana First Division league through...

TAFIC’S P760 000 DEADLOCK

“We want our team or fists will fly” A furious group of Tafic supporters stormed the Voice Offices in Francistown to air their frustrations with...

DEBSWANA CLOSES ORAPA PLANT

Debswana Mining Company has announced that it has closed the Orapa Number One plant for maintenance purposes. Maintenance will be conducted on the Screening Building,...

NO MORE EXTRA FOR REPAIRING CARS- HOLLARD

Hollard Insurance Botswana has launched a new 100% motor vehicle insurance policy called Excess Buyback Cover. Unlike the other motor vehicle insurance policies, Excess Buyback...

MASCOM DONATES TO SCHOOLS

Mascom Wireless, a mobile phone network company has donated computers and photocopying machines to Selebi-Phikwe and Tobane Primary Schools. Tobane Crime Prevention Cluster also benefited...

ATHLETES MISS IAAF QUALIFICATION

None of the local athletes who participated in the Mascom Phikwe Marathon last weekend qualified for the IAAF World Championship. The competition which was sponsored by...

MINISTER LAMBASTS IRRESPONSIBLE YOUTH

Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Botlogile Tshireletso has condemned rural youth for neglecting their poor parents. Speaking at the handing over of...

MASS EXODUS AT ECCO

Ecco City Greens are under threat of player mass exodus in this coming transfer window. With only four months left before Botswana Meat Commission terminates...

DAMTSHAA MINE UNDER TRANSFORMATION

Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mine senior manager Bakani Motlhabani said the mine was being turned into a model to showcase the diamond mining process. He...

BNSC TO TAKE CONSTITUENCY TOURNAMENTS

IT’S A GREAT THING FOR SPORTS-REIKELETSENG Botswana National Sports Council Chairman has called on affiliates to incorporate constituency tournaments into their development programmes. Speaking to Voice Sport this...

BRIGHT LIGHTS – BIG BREAK ENLIGHTENED TONOTA COUNCIL GIVE GO AHEAD...

Village entrepreneur Abigal Maxala jumps for joy and waves a piece of paper in the air. After struggling for almost a year to get a...

DAD DIES AWAITING JUSTICE FOR HIS SON

A few days after telling his story of how police shot him, OratileSankoloba was involved in a car accident in Zimbabwe. His father KeifasiJohanne died...

WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY CELEBRATED

Last weekend journalists and media practitioners untied in song, dance and speeches to mark the World Press Freedom Day celebrations in Francistown. The theme for...

COPS SHOOT AND WOUND BUSINESSMAN

A Francistown businessman, Oratile Sankoloba is nursing a bullet wound to his leg. Sankoloba, 31 was shot by a police officer at Tati Siding...

MOROKO SETS NEW COSSASA RECORD

NEW XADE SENSATION SCOOPS THREE MEDALS 16 year old Galefele Moroko has set a new record in COSSASA games held in Zimbabwe last week. Young upcoming athlete...

WANNA’ BE A SOLDIER WHEN YOU GROW UP?

Flags waved, hands clapped, kids screamed, soldiers galloped on horses and shots rang out whilst parents were advised to hold onto their children. It...

SIX APPEAL

HALF A DOZEN REASONS WHY CHIEFS MIGHT FEAR BDF XI Chiefs will hope that six ain’t nothing but a number when they face the BDF...

DIAMOND-STUDDED BAILOUT FOR CASH-STRAPPED DIV ONE TEAMS

For the past seven years Tonota FC chairman MaokanengBontshetsehas been running thesoccer team from his own pocket. But now he hopes those days are gone,...

KARATE KID KICKS ASS

Botswana’s original Karate Kid Oratile Caiphus has three words of advice for aspiring karatekas. Don’t eat chilli. “It kills your stamina,” he warns. Twenty-four year old...

AMOS RECEIVES A BOOST

Botswana’s 400m Olympic Silver medalist Nijel Amos is the latest local athlete to benefit from the Olympic Solidarity Athlete Support grant. The scholarship covers...

WHO IS BOBBY SHILLINDE?

UK based Zebras hopeful was a fake April Fool’s day came early for Botswana Football Association, local promoters, the media and football supporters this year....

ZCC PASTOR SLAUGHTERS WIFE ON SUNDAY

A 48- year- old ZCC pastor of Molalatau village has been accused of killing his wife. Man of the cloth, Isaac Selomo, 42 allegedly slit...

OLDM RE-LAUNCHES ETHICS HOTLINE

Orapa Letlhakane Damtsha Mines re-launched their ethics hotline this week under the theme ‘don’t support it, report it’. This is a toll free number which...

BOCCIM FACILITATES BUDGET REVIEW IN FRANCISTOWN

Botswana Confederation of Commerce Industry and Manpower (BOCCIM) held their annual budget review this week in Francistown. Every year following the budget speech the north...

VICTIMS BURIED AS COPS PROBE ACCIDENT

THREE people lost their lives whilst others were fighting over tins of baked beans and sweets when a van and a CA Sales truck...

FLOODS WRECK HAVOC IN NATA

A Three-year-old boy, Tshotlego Kabana drowned in a pool of water at Gubukabakhwe cattle post near Nata last week amidst floods that left at...

LAID TO REST

Respected Police X1 player, Mathews buried Former Police X1 and Wonder Sporting left back Enaganeng Mbukutu Matthews has been laid to rest. Mathews was buried at...

NEW YEAR HORROR

A 30- year- old Francistown woman has been remanded in custody after she recently set Area S military garrison barracks in on fire. The Pandagala...

SAXOPHONE BLOWER

AN ARTIST WITH A BIG HEART For many years, award winning local jazz saxophonist and Botswana Defence Force band veteran, Lister Boleseng well known for Maikutlo...

RED ALERT

GU looks to frog-leap Chiefs at the summit Tafic Sporting club will this weekend travel to Molepolole Sports Stadium to play on form Gaborone United...