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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...

THE FIRST LADY OF BOTSWANA MOVEMENT FOR DEMOCRACY

Ready to take the bull by its horns As has become the norm, male voices dominate in all life’s spheres especially politics and that was...

THE JOURNEY AGAINST CANCER

Kgosi ‘Dollar Mac’ Kgosidintsi, the other half of the Yarona Fm drive time show Fak’i safety Belt, represented Yarona Fm on the cancer awareness...

WHEN LIFE WAS GOOD

“who cares, I’m young, I live in Gabs everybody drinks like this” don’t remember when, but I often wondered why I have such a capacity...

CONSUMERS’ VOICE

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 On 22 August I went into a store to buy, amongst other things, Sunlight Dishwashing Liquid.  It was fortunately on special...

WHEN IT WAS GOOD

We went to the bottle store, then to the Spur in BBS mall. We were home alone at my friend’s brother’s house so we...

MASHATU PROMOTES CULTURE TOURISM



Mashatu Game reserve a subsidiary of Botswana Development Corporation has taken a leap in promoting local culture thus empowering the locals of Motlhabaneng village...

BancABC GETS NEW HOME

African Banking Corporation of Botswana Limited trading as BancABC, recently moved into its newly constructed own home within the Fairgrounds in Gaborone. The bank that...

OLM DONATES P20,000 TO BFA

In an effort to promote sports development at grass roots level in the country, Debswana Orapa and Letlhakane Mines (OLM) have donated P20,000 and...

PEER PROJECT FOR MAUN COUNSELLING CENTRE

Maun Counselling Centre will today (Friday) launch a Peer male/Peer Mother project under an existing prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) program already...

DE BEERS STREAMLINES DISTRIBUTION

De Beers Group (De Beers) this week provided an update on the upcoming Supplier of Choice (SoC) application process, and the continued evolution of...

BancABC KICK-START RETAIL BANKING

African Banking Corporation of Botswana Limited (BancABC) was granted a commercial banking license by the Bank of Botswana in August 2009. The bank opened...

ENTREPRENEURS URGED TO WIDEN HORIZON

Producers have been urged to widen their marketing horizon by looking beyond Botswana borders for the markets. Speaking at the Selebi Phikwe region buyer/seller forum...

VELDT FIRES WORRY GOVERNMENT

The Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, Kitso Mokaila says every individual should take the responsibility in fighting veld fires. Speaking during a kgotla...

BIGWEEKEND 27/08/10

RADIO AND MUSIC Monnamogolo is a life slave for radio and music as my dad introduced me to both 40 years ago, before I even...

Consumer’s Voice

Dear Consumer’s Voice I applied for a 24-month Botsnet Internet connection in March and I signed for a contract that provided a...

Tvi Express is not a pyramid

Following the recent views and opinion expressed by Consumer Watchdog columnist in your two previous publications I wish to provide your readers with some...

DEAR CONSUMER’S VOICE

Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Please confirm for me if this company, Ventura Capital Partners, is genuine. Their website looks real and they want me to...

HERE COMES MABIJO

The character, the cartoon and the celeb! For 21 years Botswana’s very own cartoon character Mabijo has been entertaining masses or his followers who cut...

MAN OF HONOUR

CHRIS, THE MOUTH THAT SPEAKS FOR THE COPS Not a week passes by without the Botswana Police Services speaking to the nation through the media...