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  • Malawi's Human Anti-Trafficking Bill Pending Parliament Approval

    July 3, 2014 3:05 PM 11

    By James Mwale, 3 July 2014 Lilongwe — Malawi's Human Anti-Trafficking Bill containing penalties for human traffickers and smugglers has been finalised and awaits Parliament to approve it into legislation, Ministry of Home Affairs disclosed Wednesday. Principal Secretary (PS) in the Home Affairs ministry, Beston Chisamile, made the revelation in Lilongwe

  • DCEC boss’ life in danger?

    July 3, 2014 10:11 AM 10

    The Botswana Gazette understands the Director General Directorate of Corruption and Economic Crime Rose Seretse’s feels her life is under threat because of some high profile cases DCEC is investigating.VIP protection is normally the responsibility of the Directorate on Intelligence and Security Services (DIS). A highly placed source in government has revealed

  • Lions of the Chobe commemorative stamp launched

    July 3, 2014 10:01 AM 10

    Although, people rarely write letters these days because of the digital era, stamps still remain very relevant especially as storytellers and recorders of history, acting as silent ambassadors of a country. It was in light of this that this past week, Botswana Tourism Organisation Acting Chief Executive Officer Thabo Brian Dithebe launched the Lions

  • Radio gag on BDP candidates

    July 3, 2014 10:01 AM 15

    The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has prevented its parliamentary candidates from participating in the US Embassy sponsored nationwide debates organized by local radio station GabzFM. According to a parliamentary candidate who did not want to be mentioned, they received a message from the party office informing them not to participate in the debates

  • Botswana’s Anti-Human Trafficking Bill hailed

    July 3, 2014 7:52 AM 11

    The International Organization for Migration on Wednesday hailed Botswana’s Anti-Human Trafficking Bill that is to be tabled before parliament this week.Spokesperson for the organisation Mukombi Mmpeiwa said the Bill would help address challenges facing the country. She said once the bill was passed it would empower law enforcement agencies to prosecute

  • Italian short-stay tourism cripples fragile heritage sites

    July 1, 2014 8:35 PM 7

    Extractive industry: Mass Day trippers and cruisers make minimal contribution to local economies - maximum mess, maximum clean up cost. This week, Botswana's Okavango Delta was voted the 1,000th UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is great for Botswana - but what about UNESCO? 1,000 sites now represent a thousand massive sustainability headaches. In Italy

  • KATSE BOYCOTT BDP TLOKWENG MEETING?

    July 1, 2014 9:36 AM 10

    Posted by THEVOICEBW on June 27, 2014 Chaos erupted at the meeting when the regional committee submitted a report from the central committee. The BDP leadership has recalled Katse for misconduct during the primary elections and has since replaced him with incumbent MP and Assistant Minister of Local Government and rural Development; Olebile Gaborone

  • ROYALTY IN POLITCICS

    June 30, 2014 1:52 PM 72

    Posted by DANIEL CHIDA on June 27, 2014 A media practitioner and publisher of a Farmers Magazine, Kwenantle Mookami Gaseitsiwe is Umbrella for Democratic Change’s candidate for Kanye North. The Voice Reporter Daniel Chida sat down with the BNF’s Secretary for International Affairs as he tries his luck for the third time having lost in 1999 and 2004. A very patient

  • RAPE SUSPECT REMANDED IN CUSTODY

    June 30, 2014 1:16 PM 10

    Posted by THEVOICEBW on June 27, 2014 Raobe Robert (30) who faces two rape charges was left dumbfounded when Francistown Magistrate Dumisani Basupi revoked his bail and remanded him in custody. This was after the accused tried to employ dirty tricks to delay the trial of his case. “We should see the green light to this matter, with the attitude you are bringing

  • BMW-X5 motorist to sue spike 'happy' cops

    June 28, 2014 12:13 PM 12

    POLICE yesterday threw spikes on a Bulawayo motorist driving a BMW-X5 who has since threatened to sue them. Gary Mushambavanhu, 42, was travelling to Botswana with his children aged three, eight and 11 when the police threw the spikes on his vehicle. The police officers disappeared from the scene and Mushambavanhu confiscated the spikes and yesterday