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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...

Till death do us part

Ex-lover attacks woman with a spade, commits suicide In a twisted scenario of ‘till death do us part’, a 36- year- old man from Mmathethe...

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...

Thokolosi terror

Villagers relieved as Eloyi church exorcises mythical creature A mixture of joy and relief swept through Borotsi village in the Tswapong area last weekend as...

Making a mark

From Botswana to SA with pride When she landed a role in the Thokolosi drama a few years ago, little did Koketso Mophuting know that...

Exposed

FEMALE TEACHER CHARGED WITH MOLESTING SIX-YEAR-OLD GIRL A female teacher at Rasesa pre-school has been charged with sexually molesting a six-year-old pupil after allegedly inserting...

High class wedding disaster

Khama’s Private Secretary to sue planner for the mess An anticipated glamorous celebration turned into a nightmare which left high profile guests that included President...

Guilty as charged

TWO MEN ADMIT STEALING MAIZE SEEDS Two men appeared before Lobatse Magistrate Thekollo Letsholo on Tuesday charged with stealing maize seeds worth P16 250.00. The duo,...

Blazing the trail for women and youth

She is not yet 30 but Bogolo Kenewendo has already achieved more than most during her short time on the planet. The 29-year-old recently hit...

‘Let me see my son’

Father takes ex-lover to court over access rights A frustrated father dragged his ex-lover before Village Magistrates last Thursday, fed-up at her repeated refusal to...

Betrayal

Man disappears with his grandmother's P70, 000 life-savings They say that blood is thicker than water. However, an old lady from Mogoditshane found out to her...

STIs on the rise in Gaborone- Mayor

The 2016 World Aids Day commemorations in Gaborone have shed some light into the dark realities of the spread of the HIV/AIDS scourge in...

Botswana stalling on gender protocol

Botswana has still not signed the SADC Gender Protocol introduced in the region back in August 2008. Along with Mauritius, they are the only Southern...

Man tries to cut off wife’s hands

In an act of cruelty and domestic violence, a 43-year-old man from Sese Village near Jwaneng attempted to cut off his wife’s hands with...

‘It’s unfair’

Murder accused complains of sexual abuse Murder accused Tshepo Gabashe was last week taken to Sbrana Psychiatric Hospital for mental check-up after complaining of unfair...

Springbok carcass lands Pastor in trouble

Former Botswana Congress Party parliamentary candidate for Moshupa, Reverend Benny Stegling (46) had a brush with the law last Saturday after he was caught...

Love triangle

The late Merafhe's niece appeals P200 000.00 marriage wrecking fine. A troubled teacher at Linchwe Junior School on Tuesday appealed a P200 000.00 fine imposed...

Kwena concrete paves the way

With more than three decades of diligent service in the construction industry, Kwena Concrete Products (PTY) Limited has cemented its reputation as a leading...