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  • A T-SHIRT TO DIE FOR

    July 28, 2014 8:46 AM 14

    Posted by DANIEL CHIDA on July 28, 2014 A siblings’ fight over the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) campaign t-shirt in Maun has tragically ended with one of the sisters hospitalized after she twice attempted suicide. Tsaone Juramo, 29 was so hurt by her sister, Semakaleng’s accusations that she stole a BDP freebie from Maun East parliamentary candidate

  • MOTSWALEDI ELECTED UDC DEPUTY PRESIDENT

    July 25, 2014 6:01 PM 46

    Posted by THEVOICEBW on July 25, 2014 Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) President Gomolemo Motswaledi has been elected the deputy president of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC). He was unanimously elected at the inaugural conference of the UDC in Serowe last weekend. When accepting the position Motswaledi said he was up for the challenge

  • NEEDY MOTHER SEEKS KHAMA’S INTERVENTION

    July 25, 2014 6:01 PM 12

    Posted by THEVOICEBW on July 25, 2014 A 41 year old needy mother has appealed to The Voice to help her get the attention of the Office of the President in an attempt to get help for her 16 -year- old daughter. An Ipelegeng worker (government self help scheme), Lesego Mochudi is racing against time to save her daughter’s education as she risks being expelled

  • BOFEPUSO ENDORSES UDC

    July 25, 2014 6:01 PM 12

    Posted by THEVOICEBW on July 25, 2014 Botswana Federation of Public Sector Union (BOFEPUSU) Labour Secretary Johnson Motswarakgole has endorsed the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) as the preferred party to rule. Speaking during the UDC inaugural conference in Serowe last weekend, Motshwarakgole said that during the 2011 industrial strike there was an agreement

  • WHO’S FOOLING WHO

    July 25, 2014 6:01 PM 14

    Posted by DANIEL CHIDA on July 25, 2014 The President of the Botswana Public Employees Union Andrew Motsamai has lambasted the Botswana Democratic Party for Nkange Constituency, Edwin Batshu for claiming that civil servants have apologised for the 2010 industrial strike and vowed to vote back into power the ruling party. “He is an elder so it would

  • BFA’S LEGAL BRAINS AT WAR

    July 25, 2014 6:01 PM 22

    Posted by THEVOICEBW on July 25, 2014 Botswana Football Association’s legal advisor Onkagetse Pusoentsi has decided to boycott the association’s Annual General Meeting this coming Saturday after alleged fallout with his principal Tebogo Sebego. For the first time in the history of the BFA the AGM would commence in the afternoon, not in the morning as it is usually

  • MOROKA IN P2 MILLION LAWSUIT

    July 25, 2014 11:34 AM 33

    Posted by THEVOICEBW on July 25, 2014 De Beers Botswana Chief Executive Officer, Neo Moroka is facing a P2 million suit over the death of an 18-year- old boy he mistook for a dog and killed. Margaret Danster, 44 has engaged the services of Senamela Sekga attorneys to represent her to fight for justice. Moroka has engaged Ngakayagae and Mbikiwa law firm to defend

  • The Big Read: The land that laughter forgot

    July 24, 2014 10:12 PM 23

    It was 23 years ago that I last visited Zimbabwe while doing fieldwork for my doctoral dissertation. Despite more than a decade of freedom, the place was gripped by paranoia, and for good reason. The apartheid regime had agents all over the place, sabotaging military installations of the new black government and blowing up South African freedom fighters

  • Cabinet split over Kgosi

    July 24, 2014 1:34 PM 32

    Director General of Intelligence and Security (DIS), Isaac Kgosi’s recent bad publicity has lead to divisions in Parliament, a source in cabinet has revealed. Kgosi who has received very little public support from government has reportedly caused a rift in cabinet especially between the former minister of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration

  • Kgosi’s days numbered?

    July 24, 2014 1:12 PM 15

    The Botswana Gazette understands that the Parliament Intelligence and Security Committee will hold a meeting with Directorate of Intelligence and Security head Isaac Kgosi this Friday to ask him to resign. A member of the committee, who spoke on condition of anonymity said five of the eight members of the committee have already decided that Kgosi should