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  • The Guns Of Khutiyabasadi

    October 23, 2017 1:22 PM 8

    He is acute enough to see that the prestige of the Matebele army is gone. Its supposed invincibleness, upon which success so largely depended, has been disproved. The fascination of their terrible shield and spear has been destroyed by the precision of the rifle. Twice in succession they have returned with fallen colours from Batauana.” – From report

  • Botswana: Adhere to Regulations

    October 23, 2017 10:23 AM 11

    Maun — Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Development, Mr Nonofo Molefhi has encouraged Maun residents to adhere to physical planning regulations. Addressing a kgotla meeting in Maun on October 19, Mr Molefhi said it was critical to construct structures approved by experts, starting from the foundation of the house to its completion. Building structures

  • Botswana: Gaborone City Mobile Application Launches

    October 23, 2017 10:07 AM 9

    Gaborone — Gaborone City Council, in collaboration with Gaborone CityApp Company, has launched Gaborone City mobile application. The App is Botswana's one-stop-information mobile application offering business listing, advertising, online mobile shopping, integration and mobile ticketing. Speaking at the application launch recently, Gaborone CityApp Company

  • Someone wants me dead- Franco

    October 23, 2017 8:03 AM 57

    Kwaso Kwaso star, Franco Lesokwane is living in fear after narrowly escaping the flames of death on Tuesday night following a petrol bomb attack that nearly burnt down his house and vehicle. The 46-year-old singer was watching a football match on TV at one of his three homes in Mmankgodi when, what he described as the ‘attempt on my life’ was made. In an exclusive

  • Drug raids: We’ve only just begun, top cop says

    October 23, 2017 4:00 AM 11

    Lesetedi: We were concerned with the alarming rate of crime in general, especially in Gaborone. One would say crime is rising and it has been mostly affecting the youth, something that challenged the police conduct an assessment of the factors influencing crime, hence the start of the recent raids. Through intelligence, we discovered that the majority

  • Which party do you belong to Mbaks?

    October 20, 2017 6:33 PM 68

    Somebody help Shaya out here. Which political party does this woman belong to? One moment she acts like a trusted member of Botswana Movement for Democracy, directing proceedings at a Sidney Pilane faction congress at Matshekge Senior School in Bobonong. The next moment she is spotted in high spirits at Botswana Democratic Party’s Women’s High Tea fundraiser

  • Modubule hopeful on the return of AP members

    October 20, 2017 6:10 PM 45

    Chairman for the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD), Nehemiah Modubule is hopeful that members, who left their party to form Alliance for Progressives (AP), will retrace their steps back to the BMD soon. In an interview with The Voice on Tuesday, Modubule was adamant that, ‘the masses,’ as the group is called, would come back because they did not have a valid

  • Rogue security agents on the loose

    October 20, 2017 6:02 PM 55

    Senior Private Secretary to the President George Tlhalerwa has dismissed with skepticism allegations that a syndicate involving rogue security agents, immigration and OP officials are using forged documents to deport foreign business owners. This follows claims by Cynthia Nswazwi from Francistown that she and her Nigerian fiancé have fallen victim to the fake DIS scam, which

  • Miners urged to spread first aid

    October 20, 2017 6:02 PM 68

    The mining industry has been urged to benchmark with similar organisations from around the world to improve the standard of first aid in the country. Speaking recently at the Intermine First Aid Competitions, speakers said it was imperative for the mining industry to take this essential component of life seriously. Hosted under the theme: ‘What you do in an emergency

  • Fourteen years for corruption, not stock theft

    October 20, 2017 12:39 PM 7

    That is how government hopes to fix the country’s crime situation in so far as stock theft is concerned. When cattle thieves are threatened with the envisaged obscenity, so goes the theory, the farmer’s nightmare will end. Farmers will have velvet dreams and live happily ever after. WRONG WAY! For the avoidance of doubt, I am a farmer. As such, I am not impervious