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High court grants Mochudi AFM pastor bail

Jubilant Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) members reacted with delight at the Gaborone High Court’s decision to grant shamed pastor and suspected murder mastermind Mooketsi...

Love triangle

Court fines ‘nyatsi’ P40 000.00 A Maitengwe village man, Noah Phanda, 40, has been ordered to pay P40, 000 to his love rival, Roggers Dubani,...

Rude son whipped

A disrespectful young man was given a painful reminder to mind his manners by Old Naledi Customary Court on Monday. Rude 24-year-old Odirleng Letsebe was...

AFM Pastor appeals to the High Court

Following a failed bail application at the Mochudi Magistrates court, Apostolic Faith Mission Pastor, Mooketsi Mogomotsi, has now turned to the high court for mercy. Pastor...

Brutalised man sues police for P4.5 Million

Lashes land Zimbabwean man in a wheelchair Life has not been the same for a Zimbabwean man who lost the use of his legs after...

Masire family’s son in bar brawl

The son of the former Botswana Defense Force (BDF) Commander, Tebogo Masire, 22-year-old Tuduetso Masire was this evening at loggerheads with his long-time friend, Nasrin...

Man kills lover, hangs himself

A Ntlhantlhe man allegedly murdered his girlfriend and hanged himself last week. It is alleged that 23-year-old Ookeditse Botsotso Bantusitse was blinded by anger after...

Bopeu vs Bofepuso

Gaongalelwe refuses to recuse himself In a packed high courtroom on Wednesday afternoon, advocate, Duma Boko accused senior judge, Justice Stephen Gaongalelwe of prejudice and...

It’s a time of prayer

Easter, one of the oldest festival in the Christian calendar is here. Many pilgrims will travel to various holy destinations and embark on different spiritual...

AFM Mochudi’s Pastor Mogomotsi denied bail

Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) Pastor, Mooketsi Mogomotsi was denied bail on Thursday morning.The Mochudi Magistrates Court was packed to capacity with shocked AFM congregants...

Govt accused of sabotaging trade unions

The Botswana Federation of Public Private Parastatals Sector Union (BOFEPUSU) Deputy Secretary General, Ketlhalefile Motshegwa has accused the government of plotting to destroy trade...

Sodomy at school

15-year-old boy accused of raping six minors Disturbing allegations have emerged from Thamaga Junior School concerning a 15-year-old male Form One student currently under investigation...

Justice denied

Man 68 rapes minor, 14 Parents receive P 2, 300 bribery from rapist A car ride from Malebala lands recently turned horrific, for a 14-year-old girl...

Petty thief whipped for stealing food

A shoplifter who stuffed a piece of boewors and sliced cheese under his baggy pants at Game Discount Store, was this week flogged by...

Love gone sour

Councillor lands in a hot water fight Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Councillor for Phakalane ward, Mmapula Tsholofelo Amos, got more than she bargained for...

Isaac Kgosi’s house robbed

Suspects denied bail The Third suspect accused of breaking into the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DISS) Director General, Isaac Kgosi’s house was arraigned...

Dagga lands Swazi woman in court

This Wednesday, 20-year-old Tengetile Thebisile Hlophe from Swaziland pleaded guilty before Village Magistrate Court to being caught with 6310.2 grams of dagga. Details of the...

BCP confident of claiming Rasesa ward

Two weeks ago we spoke to the Botswana Democratic Party’s Daniel Molokwe, who will be standing in Saturday’s Rasesa by-election. This week, The Voice journalist...

Train kills two brothers

The Molatlhegi family in Morwa village are mourning the death of their two sons who perished in a tragic train accident. The two brothers died...

Kgatleng residents march against murder

Hallelujahs and Amens echoed through Mochudi streets this morning as members of the Evangelical Fellowship of Botswana, together with the police, mobilised the public...

Deja vu

Woman murdered in similar way to her twin A devastated father is struggling to come to terms with the brutal murder of his daughter,12 years...

‘She poisoned my chibuku’

Man claims wife tried to kill him 57-year-old Happy Musuku is lucky to be alive. The Lothlhakane East elder narrowly survived what he suspects was an...

Rising star releases debut single

Talented 11-year-old singing sensation Angela Sikwane – known to her ever-growing legion of followers as ‘Angie’ – has finally dropped her much-anticipated debut single. ‘No...

Goat thieves torment Sojwe farmers

Sojwe village in the Kweneng area is in the grip of a rising stock theft epidemic. Recently, some farmers had their goats stolen while others...

Straight talk with Molokwe

A licenced pilot with a diploma in Aircraft operation, Daniel Otsile Molokwe is used to flying high. The gentle, mild-mannered man, who is a qualified...

Mochudi march against murder

Mochudi community, in partnership with the area police will tomorrow (Saturday) stage a campaign against murder and homicide in Kgatleng district. The prayer campaign will...

Winners graduate

Botswana editors honored by Wits University Seven top editors (winners) graduated from the WAN-IFRA Women in News (WIN) programme last week at the Botswana Craft. The...

Kgosi Lotlaamoreng’s brother detained for bar theft

Lobatse Magistrate court on Friday, ordered a remand for two members of the Lotlaamoreng royal family, accused of bar breaking and theft. The duo, 24-year-old...

‘They wanted to harvest my body parts’

Student claims narrow escape from muti killers A short trip to the supermarket turned into a nightmare for a former Seepapitso student who narrowly escaped...

Students demand closure of bookstore

Botho University students will tomorrow (Thursday) hold a peaceful demonstration, to plead for the temporary closure of the Gaborone Campus bookstore. This follows last week’s...

Mother slits son’s throat

*The murder followed custody dispute with ex-boyfriend *Accused to undergo psychiatric examination A young mother who was desperate to keep her son away from his father...

UDC candidate for Tlokweng bye-election revealed

Kenneth Masego Segokgo has been named the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) parliamentary candidate for Tlokweng constituency in the upcoming bye-election after the death...

Car-theft suspects granted bail

Four of six suspects charged with stealing cars sighed with relief on Wednesday after Village Magistrate, Mompati Taolo, released them on bail. All the suspects...

Businesses drown in floods

The recent downpours in Moshupa have left many business people counting their losses after floods spawned by the pounding rain swept away their property. Although...

Students protest against expensive books

Enraged Botho University students this morning held a meeting to plot a boycott against the Gaborone Campus bookstore. The meeting which was presided over by...

Outbreak costs vendors their fruits and veges

Disgruntled street vendors had their Christmas holiday spoiled on Friday after their goods were confiscated by Customs officials following a 'Tomato Leaf Miner' outbreak. The...

Dirty text message saga

*Granny. 63, accused of sending obscene text messages *Mochudi Chief, police and healer receive insults,death threats In one of the week’s stranger than fiction news stories,...

A mother’s anguish

Devastated mother loses one of her triplets A Kanye mother who recently gave birth to a set of triplets has told of the agony of...

Pack and go

Ex-husband evicts 'abusive' wife Woman argues he used sex to outwit her. Bystanders watched in secret amusement as an angry husband, in the company of his...

Plagued by poverty

Impoverished pensioner pleads for help Life has not been easy for 86-year-old Balemogeng Kealogetswe. Frail, frightened and bent double with the crippling effects of age, to...