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  • COSATU CALLS CHOPPIES TO ORDER

    July 23, 2014 10:42 AM 25

    Posted by THEVOICEBW on July 18, 2014 A looming industrial strike by Choppies employees both in Botswana and South Africa is threatening to cripple the giant retailer operations temporarily. Congress of South African Trade Union (COSATU) North West Provincial secretary Solly Phetoe disclosed in an interview that COSATU was disturbed by the way Choppies

  • IKALANGA BIBLE TRANSLATORS MEET

    July 23, 2014 10:40 AM 21

    Posted by THEVOICEBW on July 18, 2014 At least 200 Bakalanga tribesmen mandated to translate and review the Ikalanga Bible met last week for a two-day workshop meant to put a final blue-print on the new Ikalanga orthography. Bible Society of Botswana (BSB) in collaboration with the University of Botswana organized the event attended by church leaders

  • KOSTA LAMBASTS KEKGONEGILE

    July 23, 2014 9:29 AM 15

    Posted by THEVOICEBW on July 18, 2014 Botswana Congress Party Parliamentary candidate for Maun East, Goretetse Kekgonegile has been described as a rebel not fit for a leadership position. Speaking during his launch on Saturday at Boseja Primary School in Maun, Botswana Democratic Party parliamentary hopeful for Maun East, Kosta Markus dismissed his political

  • UP AGAINST A STEEP HILL

    July 23, 2014 9:26 AM 43

    Posted by DANIEL CHIDA on July 18, 2014 Kopano Rannatshe is in the thick of the political battle zone for Thamaga-Kumakwane constituency. The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Parliamentary candidate has expressed confidence that he will be the one to wrestle the area from the long-term grip of the Botswana Democratic Party. Having lost against Gladys

  • WOMAN AND BABY FOUND DEAD AT BDF BARRACKS

    July 23, 2014 8:40 AM 18

    Posted by PORTIA NGWAKO on July 18, 2014 Francistown Police are investigating an incident in which a woman aged between 20 and 30 years was found dead at BDF 2 Military Garrison barracks. According to a reliable resource it looked like the woman from Bluetown location had committed abortion and her death could have been caused by too much bleeding

  • The Voice » WOMAN, 22 SEXUALLY ASSAULTS 3

    July 23, 2014 8:40 AM 13

    A 22 year- old woman of Botshabelo ward in Maun is being investigated for sexually assaulting a three- year old boy last week. Although details surrounding the bizarre incidents are closely guarded, a neighbour who spoke on condition of anonymity said that the woman was found trying to have sex with the boy. “She undressed herself and the boy before

  • SUSPECTED WIFE KILLER SEEKS BAIL

    July 23, 2014 8:29 AM 18

    Posted by THEVOICEBW on July 18, 2014 A Bobonong man who is on trial for the murder of his wife has appeared before Francistown High Court for the second time seeking bail. 49 -year -old Isaac Selomo who was denied bail before by Justice Mpaphi Phumaphi is far from giving up on his chance to wait for trial outside prison walls. Appearing before Justice

  • Botswana-based Zimbabweans want to remain

    July 22, 2014 4:04 PM 25

    Posted by Mthulisi Mathuthu on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in civil society, Human Rights | 0 comments A Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition delegation has found that Zimbabweans who are living in Botswana believe that they are better off living in that country. A seven member delegation was dispatched to Gaborone soon after Botswana’s defence minister Ramadeluka

  • Botswana to turn away Zim asylum seekers

    July 22, 2014 2:16 PM 18

    Botswana is planning to reject applications for refugee status by Zimbabweans in future, claiming the political situation in Zimbabwe has improved from what it was in 2008 when scores of people fled political violence to neighbouring countries. Botswana's Sunday Standard reported that the neighbouring country is moving towards rejecting political asylum

  • TROUBLE IN CHESS PARADISE

    July 18, 2014 6:00 PM 16

    Posted by THEVOICEBW on July 18, 2014 The FIDE elections are just around the corner, and already the Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) are feeling the heat. As part of the World Chess Federation (WCF) Botswana will have an opportunity to vote for their preferred President candidate in August. The election will take place at this year’s 41st Chess Olympiads