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  • Botswana calls for release of Sudanese death row woman

    June 4, 2014 5:45 PM 32

    Botswana on Wednesday called on the Sudanese government to rescind what it called unjust sentencing of a woman Meriam Ibrahim to death for marrying a Christian man and her refusal to renounce her Christian faith in court which considers her a Muslim.In a statement on Wednesday, Botswana said the Sudanese government should respect Ibrahim’s freedom of religion

  • UB TO INTRUDUCE PORTUGUESE PROGRAM

    June 4, 2014 7:17 AM 33

    The Faculty of Humanities (FOH) is in the process of implementing a Portuguese language program, the Dean of Humanities, Professor Kgomotso Moahi disclosed at the University of Botswana Library Auditorium on April 25, 2014 when she officially opened a French Department workshop. Portuguese will become the third international language taught in UB after

  • ADULT EDUCATION TO CHANGE TO LIFE LONG LEARNING COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

    June 3, 2014 2:33 PM 32

    Tonic Lefetogile Maruatona. She disclosed this at the Department’s 10th Career Workshop held on April 30, 2014 at the University of Botswana Library Auditorium. Professor Maruatona said a request to change the name was submitted 2010 as the present name - adult education - is often being misunderstood to refer to a discipline and professional practice

  • Bitcoin in Botswana – Bitcoin Magazine

    June 2, 2014 1:42 PM 33

    Africa is often touted as the region most likely to benefit from Bitcoin. However, for the most part, the technology has yet to take off in any meaningful way. A recent survey by mobile platform Jana interviewed 1,800 people across 9 emerging markets. This included respondents from Africa’s leading market, South Africa. Of the survey group, only 13% had heard

  • THE BEAST MUST HANG

    June 2, 2014 11:05 AM 33

    Posted by THEVOICEBW on June 2, 2014 Forgiveness is not a word you will find in 72-year-old Alec Mposa’s vocabulary. In an emotional interview with The Voice he swore that he would only find peace when the heartless rapist and murderer of his 17-year-old daughter is sent to the gallows. MogomotsiSethaba (21) was found guilty and will know his fate next Friday

  • BCP’S GEORGE LUBINDA BEATS TAWANA BY 1% IN OPINION POLL

    June 2, 2014 9:17 AM 27

    Posted by THEVOICEBW on May 30, 2014 Maun West incumbent UDC MP Tawana Moremi lost narrowly to BCP George Lubinda by a 1%. Lubinda was voted by 41% of the readers, whilst Tawana got 40% of the popular vote. BDP’s Reaboka Mbulawa trailed behind with 19% . Meanwhile Voice readers who participated in the opinion poll this past week have indicated that they prefer

  • Tests, Grades and Rules

    May 30, 2014 6:00 PM 28

    Posted by GUY BRINA on May 30, 2014 There are three types of students; A students, B students and C students. When they leave school, B students get jobs working for the government, and A students wind up working for C students. That quote sums up a course I took several years ago that was aimed at people interested in starting their own businesses

  • U.N. begins return of Zimbabwean refugees from Botswana

    May 29, 2014 12:12 PM 29

    FRANCISTOWN, Botswana, May 29 (Xinhua) -- The U.N. High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said Thursday it had resumed a voluntary repatriation program for hundreds of Zimbabwean refugees in Botswana. A sizeable number of Zimbabweans fled to Botswana at the height of political instability in 2008. They were housed at the Dukwi Refugee Camp in northeastern

  • MOROKA KILLED MY SON

    May 27, 2014 1:26 PM 31

    Posted by THEVOICEBW on May 26, 2014 The question trembles from the lips of distraught mother Margaret Danster, 44, who is fighting to get an adequate answer from police. The De Beers CEO shot and killed her 18-year-old son Kealeboga at his farm, claiming he thought he was shooting at a dog. She accuses the authorities of covering up the truth simply

  • PROFESSOR INYANG CALLS FOR UB, BIUST TO WORK TOGETHER

    May 27, 2014 8:30 AM 61

    Vice Chancellor of the Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST), Professor Hilary Inyang told UB Senior Management at the University of Botswana Council Chamber during his visit on April 11, 2014 that the University of Botswana (UB) and BIUST will prosper when they work together. Professor Inyang is the first Duke Energy Distinguished