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  • Bongwefela jwa ‘magosi’ ke eng?

    November 16, 2017 5:00 AM 34

    Naledi o ka dira mme ya re a ntse a tsweletse, a bona gore, o dirile go lekanye, jaanong a neye yo mongwe le ene a leke. Yoo le ene a tsene, a leke. E re a ntse a tsweletse, a lape, mme le ene a neele yo mongwe a thuse. Go utlwala fa se, se ne sa dirafala kwa Tonota, Phukwi e le lesome le borobabobedi, ngwaga ono. Ga twe ka tsatsi leo, Kgosi Ramosinyi

  • Majwe Mining wins overtime case against employees

    November 13, 2017 5:00 AM 43

    Majwe Mining Joint Venture is contracted by Debswana at the Jwaneng diamond mine Cut 8 project. The workers lost their case in which they demanded the company to pay them overtime allowances computed by utilising average hours over a three weeks’ cycle in terms of section 97 (1) as read with section 37 (1) of the Employment Act. The workers had dragged

  • Masisi in food poison scare

    November 13, 2017 5:00 AM 54

    Recently, allies close to Masisi said the VP was taking extra-ordinary measures to avoid poisoning, a plot he believes is afoot amongst his political enemies. “When he travels locally, His Honour carries prepared food tightly wrapped in containers. “If his schedule takes him away from Gaborone for two days, for instance, he makes sure his home-prepared

  • CoA dismisses Malema’s appeal

    November 2, 2017 4:00 AM 54

    Malema and his son had approached the High Court on urgent basis seeking an interdict against Ezekiel Joel, Dimakatso Patane and Onkemetse Seromula who were recently installed by the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Slumber Tsogwane as the traditional leadership following Malema’s retirement. But Justice Leatile Dambe of Gaborone High Court

  • Masisi promises mouth watering SONA

    November 2, 2017 4:00 AM 53

    Addressing a political rally in Maun over the weekend, Masisi said Khama would announce new economic initiatives to cover solutions to unemployment. The address is expected at the opening of the November Parliament. Masisi said Khama’s address would stipulate how government intends to solve economic problems. Masisi stated that Ngamiland should wait to hear how government

  • ‘Daughter’ loses ranches to deceased’s brother

    November 2, 2017 4:00 AM 50

    Selato was suing Moaro for the two ranches in the Ngwato Land Board territory, and Kgosi Mokhutshwane Sekgoma was cited as the second respondent. Delivering judgement, Makhwade said the dispute essentially started in 2014 as an urgent application when the applicant sought an interdict against the respondents from proceeding with the distribution of the estate

  • Survey finds Batswana don’t trust EVMs

    November 2, 2017 4:00 AM 50

    The country has been using a manual voting system for years. The survey also found that the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) did not consulted the public sufficiently. The findings of the survey show that only a slim majority (52%) of Batswana trust IEC ‘somewhat’ or ‘a lot’ and show a proportional decline of 18% in points over the last decade

  • BDP opposition recruitment dismissed as a hoax

    November 2, 2017 4:00 AM 52

    Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) spokesperson, Moeti Mohwasa this week accused the BDP of employing outdated and weak methods of trying to confuse the gullible public. “We are not aware of any massive exodus of membership from the UDC,” dismissed Mohwasa who accused the BDP of running a dangerous publicity as it has total control of the State media

  • DTCB gives D’Kar pupils diamond treatment

    November 2, 2017 4:00 AM 26

    The pupils, mostly Basarwa, were in Gaborone for four days, as part of the company’s social responsibility programmme. DTCB adopted D’Kar Primary School in 2006 and unveiled a P2 million sponsorship for three years. The pupils, mostly from Standard 7, toured diamonds facilities as well as sight-seeing around Gaborone. According to DTCB’s communications

  • Village Headman commits suicide

    November 1, 2017 5:59 PM 45

    Police have confirmed the death of Kgosi Monametsi Montshioa of Mogwalale village near Goodhope whose body was found hanging from the rafters of his house yesterday (Tuesday). Speaking to The Voice about the headman’s apparent suicide, Superintendent Mogomotsi Kwapa of Goodhope Police said the deceased did not leave any suicide note. “His body was discovered