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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...

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...

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...

P200 000 fine gets people talking

Mpaleng Masire, a 51-year-old man from Kanye feels the P200 000 fine is ridiculous. In his opinion, the chief should have fined both the husband...

Vandalism lands students in court

Eight Moeding Mission School students appeared before Lobatse Magistrate court last Friday, each charged with a single count of malicious damage to property. The students...

Liquor regulations to change

Liquor Regulations adopted in 2008 maybe relaxed in the near future, according to the Department of Trade and Consumer Affairs (DTCA). In a consultative meeting...

Shebeen shenanigans

Drunken fight causes man head injuries Waking up with a splitting headache after a night of heavy drinking is an experience many will be familiar...

Taxi terror

Taxi-man, 26, proposes love to 9-year-old A nine-year-old schoolgirl’s regular taxi ride took a terrifying turn when her driver allegedly proposed love to her before...

Seepapitso student still missing

There is still no sign of the missing Seepapitso Secondary School student after more than two weeks since she left home. Speaking to The Voice,...

Without a trace

Family seek spiritual help to solve missing girl mystery Promising Form Five student, Tshegofatso Makgatiwane has seemingly disappeared into thin air. Makgatiwane, 17, left home on...

Suspected armed robbers jailed

Two suspected armed robbers, charged with robbing Fabric Paradise shop along Old Lobatse Road were this week denied bail despite pleading for their freedom...

Baby-shower rape

Suspect appears before court A 23-year-old man appeared before Village Chief Magistrate, Mompati Taolo, on Tuesday, facing a single count of rape. Kabelo Mambale is accused...

Baby dumping at princess marina hospital

Hospital records 1, 817 cases of tempered abortion Two newborn babies were recently abandoned at Princess Marina Hospital, soon after their mothers gave birth to...

Please help

Struggling mother-of eight needs your support After giving birth to triplets recently, a young mother from Kanye who already had five children is now struggling...

Two drown in Metsimotlhabe river

Police in Mogoditshane are investigating a case in which two children tragically drowned in Metsimotlhabe river last Thursday. The duo, were standard four students at...

Man attempts suicide after killing lover

A Letlhakane man who murdered his girlfriend this week, is nursing severe wounds at Nyangabwe Referral Hospital following a failed suicide attempt. After brutally killing...

Punished

12 YEARS A PRISONER FOR 10- HOUR RAPE   A young woman who suffered a harrowing 10-hour rape ordeal two years ago finally has cause to...