Category: News

  • Galaxy dream of Wydad double » TheVoiceBW

    Galaxy dream of Wydad double » TheVoiceBW

    Moroccan heavyweights in town as CAF Champions League heats up Flying high in the Botswana Premier League (BPL), Jwaneng Galaxy will look to carry their domestic dominance into Africa when they host Wydad Casablanca in a crucial CAF Champions League game tomorrow. The BPL table-toppers have enjoyed a stunning start to 2024, winning all but…

  • New MP throws Majaga a lifeline » TheVoiceBW

    New MP throws Majaga a lifeline » TheVoiceBW

    Specially Elected MP withdraws from Bulela Ditswe race The Member of Parliament (MP) for Nata/Gweta, Polson Majaga, can now breathe a sigh of relief as the new Specially Elected Member of Parliament; Boitumelo Gofhamodimo has withdrawn from the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP)’s Bulela Ditswe race. Gofhamodimo, an economist with over 30 years of experience in…

  • Thea Khama arrest was lawful – Tribunal » TheVoiceBW

    Thea Khama arrest was lawful – Tribunal » TheVoiceBW

    “She is not above the law” The Tribunal on Intelligence and Security comprising of Justice Dr Godfrey Radijeng (Chairperson), Tsetsele Fantan, and Edward Muyaluka has declared the March 18th, 2022 arrest of Thea Khama, the wife of former Minister of Tourism, Tshekedi Khama, lawful and dismissed her case of compensation for emotional trauma and suffering…

  • IEC benchmarking furore » TheVoiceBW

    IEC benchmarking furore » TheVoiceBW

    The only thing you are going to benchmark in Zimbabwe is how to rig elections- Ookeditse This week a post from the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC)’s Twitter account sparked controversy after it showed a delegation from Botswana’s Independent Electoral Commission on a benchmarking mission to Zimbabwe. The trip which the IEC had not informed the…

  • IEC’s Zim visit causes uproar » TheVoiceBW

    IEC’s Zim visit causes uproar » TheVoiceBW

    The recent trip by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of Botswana to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) for what ZEC described as a “benchmarking visit” has sparked controversy about the true purpose and implications of the exercise. Given Zimbabwe’s well documented history of electoral irregularities and allegations of rigging as well as the timing of…

  • Thokolosi Pastor and others on trial for murder » TheVoiceBW

    Thokolosi Pastor and others on trial for murder » TheVoiceBW

    A case involving three men accused of killing a 64-year-old woman in Mmadinare on February 17th, 2020, has been scheduled for trial from June 8th to 11th of this year. The accused trio, including the prominent pastor Archbishop Tebogo Nsakwa (42) from the Ocean of God Church, along with David Outule (54) and Tlotlo Odisitse…

  • Traditional doctor’s python resists capture » TheVoiceBW

    Traditional doctor’s python resists capture » TheVoiceBW

    A 27-year-old traditional doctor in Kanye was reportedly found in possession of a 6-meter python that he utilizes for healing purposes. The incident came to light last Tuesday when a whistleblower alerted a police officer, who then informed his colleagues. Allegedly, a team of law enforcement officers, including both police and wildlife officers, tracked down…

  • High default rate worries Francistown council » TheVoiceBW

    High default rate worries Francistown council » TheVoiceBW

    The Francistown City Council (FCC) is concerned about the low response rate of residents to the initiatives of the Self-Help Housing Agency (SHHA). During his final round of kgotla meetings that commenced on January 31st and addressed to the people of Gerald, Francistown Mayor Godisang Radisigo expressed worry about the prevalent negative attitude, especially towards…

  • Five nabbed for robbing Chinese man » TheVoiceBW

    Five nabbed for robbing Chinese man » TheVoiceBW

    Five men from various locations in the Kweneng District have been remanded in custody by the Molepolole Magistrates’ Court on charges of burglary and theft from a Chinese man’s residence. The accused individuals, Agisanyang Khupologo (29) and Atang Piet (23) from Masetedi ward in Kumakwane, Thapelo Joseph (28), commonly known as ‘Teaspoon’ from Lekgwapheng ward…

  • NPC targets eight sectors for economic growth » TheVoiceBW

    NPC targets eight sectors for economic growth » TheVoiceBW

    Job creation needed to solve disparities The National Planning Commission (NPC) has set its eyes on eight sectors of the economy in a bid to develop them to create jobs and grow the economy to a High-Income Status in the next 10 years. This was revealed by officials of the Commission at a press briefing…