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Grace Mugabe sues newspaper for US$15million

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace, has demanded US$15 million (about P97.5million) compensation from the weekly Standard newspaper for defamation after the paper...

The Effects of Marijuana

Marijuana affects your brain. THC (the active ingredient in marijuana) affects the nerve cells in the part of the brain where memories are formed. Marijuana...

Mogae’s star shines again

A Canadian organization, MasterCard Foundation has announced the appointment of former President Festus Mogae to its Board of Directors. According to statement released by the...

Franco & MC Maswe to shake Ghetto this Festive Season!

A show not to be missed by all Kwasa Kwasa and Mbhaqanga lovers. For the first time in over 3 years, Franco and MC Maswe...

Sefcash opens tenth Shoppers store

SefCash's Shoppers Supermarket opened doors for shoppers at their flagship store at the Gaborone station early this week. Ever since opening their first store...

Consumer’s Voice – 17th December 2010

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Last week I received this suspicious mail and I have some reasons to think that it is a scam because in...

DRUGS AND SEX ABUSE

I had been sitting waiting for the phone to ring and with each minute that passed my heart was racing faster and faster and...

Consumer’s Voice – 10th December 2010

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I signed a lease yesterday with a real estate agent but then after around 1 hour 45 minutes I called to...

Mugabe refuses to talk to ‘small boys’

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe refuses to take calls from “most” African leaders because “they are not his age-mates”, according to a leaked United States...

SELLING SOUTH AFRICA

ITS POSSIBLE South Africa is home and destination of choice for many Batswana and people in the SADC region. This is because the country offers...

SMOKING CONCERN!

Q- BOSA I am a cigarette addict, how can you help? Q- BOSA  I am desperately looking for somebody or something that can help...

CONSUMER’S VOICE 03/12/10

Dear Consumer’s Voice I got an email from a woman claiming to be a doctor saying she wants to get in touch with me.  Should...

EVEN-HANDED JUSTICE

Man on a mission To some he is the champion of truth, honesty, moral good and fair play, whilst to others he is simply a...

PLEASE HELP!

BOSA im addicted to alcohol, how can you help? 1) We can help in many ways if you are addicted to alcohol. We can...

Dear Consumer’s Voice

Last week I was called on my cellphone by lady from a South African number who claimed to be from Hotel Express International. She...

A MONSTER WITHIN

It started as a normal evening with some friends and having a few drinks.  I knew I had a problem with drinking and I...

Consumer’s Voice – 19th November 2010

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I bought a Mercedes in 2000. At the time I ordered it the waiting time was six months before it would...

Consumer’s Voice 12th November 2010

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 When u visit many stores or super markets, prices are not marked and its difficult to make decision on what to...

RESPONSIBLE DRINKING

WHAT IS RESPONSIBLE DRINKING? Responsible drinking can best be defined as consuming less that two drinks in an hour for non alcoholics ALCOHOL CONTENT Alcohol content is...

SUPERMARKET ACT SUSPICIOUS

Yesterday afternoon I was at a Supermarket at Game City.  After making a payment with my debit card, the teller asked (more like commanded)...

ALCOHOL AND VIOLENCE

It was a weeknight. A work colleague had asked me to entertain some friends of his as he had a job to finish. No...

Consumer’s Voice – 29th October 2010

Dear Consumer’s Voice I received an email from Standard Chartered Bank saying that they had new New Security Features and that I had an Alert...

Consumer’s Voice – 22/10/10

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 My younger sisters went to an audition at Game City organised by Figures Models Talent International based in South Africa –...

THE JOEL IN THE CROWN

Football’s MR Mouth talks Follow Joel Mogorosi in his column each week Guinea not foul Sorry for missing last weeks column, but I was away on...

TO HELL AND BACK

I was born in 1982 at the Princess Marina Hospital around 22:55hrs to Bongiwe and Modise Rantwa. I have only one sister and she...

A DIE HARD POLITICIAN

" I AM BOTSWANA'S PRESIDENT IN WAITING" HE has addressed ‘rallies’ with fewer than 20 people, his party has polled less than 100 votes in...

CONSUMER’S VOICE

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I was a student in South Africa between 2001 and 2005 and during that time I opened an account at Edgars...

Consumer’s Voice – 8th October 2010

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 While I was walking in the Main Mall in Gaborone my sandal strap broke and I was just next to a...

KHAMA MAKES A U-TURN

SANCTIONS imposed on Zimbabwe by western countries should be removed to motivate the country’s leaders and demonstrate good faith, President Ian Khama said on...

GIVING TOURISTS A TREAT

Me and my business Being born and bred in a tourism area and living a few kilometers away from one of the world’s greatest natural...

CONSUMER’S VOICE

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I used to share a house with a lady and my monthly share of the rent was P1,200 and in the...

A DAY AND NIGHT IN THE LIFE OF ALCOHOL ABUSE

I woke up in a pool of urine – oh god not again. My head was throbbing, my mouth dry and a nauseous feeling...

Consumer’s Voice – 24th September 2010

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 There are adverts in the media about what they say is a very good business opportunity called “Buy Bridge Town”. Does...

THE BOY WHO GREW UP IN THE BNF

Once a politician, always a politician Moeti Mohwasa was only 13 years old when he became a fully fledged member of the opposition Botswana...

EXACTLY THE SAME – AND VERY DIFFERENT PART 11

My mother had suggested that I go and talk to a friend of hers who had also been a heavy boozer but had since...

ON TOP OF THE WORLD!

Riding on the wave of success He is barely 30 years old but the young human rights lawyer, Uyapo Ndadi has achieved what many, even...

Consumer’s Voice – 17910

Dear Consumer’s Voice Our company registered in Botswana recently received an invitation to attend a Business Initiative Directions (B.I.D) World Congress in Paris, France. I...

EXACTLY THE SAME – AND VERY DIFFERENT

I was a normal happy child at some point. This is what I am told, I can’t remember.  What I do remember is feeling...

BARCELOS OPENS UPMARKET RESTURANT IN PHIKWE

Barcelos, a South African restaurant last Friday opened an upmarket food outlet in Selibe Phikwe.
The restaurant which cost approximately P1.5 million will be the...

Consumer’s Voice – 10th September 2010

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Hey I am an independent consultant and I met his guy through Linked In website, claiming that he is also in...