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Christinah Motlhabani

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When sex turns ugly

AN INNOCENT MAN’S QUEST TO CLEAR HIS NAME After much heartache and countless sleepless nights, a Francistown taxi-driver’s journey through hell is finally at an...

Baby boy drowns in a swimming pool

Police in Francistown are investigating the death of a 14-months-old baby boy who drowned in a swimming pool over the weekend at Tati River...

Another warrant of arrest issued for ‘facebook rapist’

A warrant of arrest has been issued for the second time for a rape and robbery suspect who allegedly posed as a policeman, luring...

The political daredevil

It has been four times unlucky at the ballot box for prominent Human Rights lawyer and Botswana Congress Party (BCP) stalwart Morgan Moseki. However, despite...

Duo in court for raping their lovers

Goitsemang Meleko of Tonota village is alleged to have raped his lover at Thakadialwa lands near Tonota on the 21st of July this year. The...

New twist in suspected poaching kingpin’s case

In an unprecedented turn of events, yesterday (Thursday) morning, a marathon case involving a suspected notorious poaching kingpin, Dumisani Moyo, was heard behind closed...

Mascom restore girl child’s dignity

Mascom Wireless donated over 2, 000 packets of sanitary pads worth P20, 000 to Masunga Senior Secondary School on Wednesday. Mascom Senior Engineer, Metseatsile Lesogo...

Man arrested in connection with lover’s grisly murder

An unemployed 30-year-old man suspected of stabbing his lover to death has been remanded in custody by a Masunga Magistrates Court. Lechedzani Elias is accused...

Accused acquitted of murder twice in a year

On Wednesday, for the second time this year, 41-year-old Michael Ndaba appeared before Francistown High Court accused of murder. And, just like the first time,...

Namibian ministers pleads with the “caprivians” to return home

The Namibian minister of Information and Communication Technology, Stanley Simataa has pleaded with Namibian refugees in Dukwi Refugee camp to return home. Addressing a press...

Lesotho shoppers invade Francistown

Francistown’s ever-popular Chinese shops have become a little more crowded with the recent influx of shoppers from Lesotho. Attracted by the ‘quality and affordability’ offered...

Suspended FRAFA Secretary loses first round with costs

Suspended Secretary at the Francistown Region Football Association (FRAFA) Isaac Mabuta lost the first round with costs in a case where he is challenging...

Chutney opens in Francistown

Francistown residents have a new place to satisfy their appetites after Indian restaurant and bar, Chutney opened for business in the second city on...

Young man finds money in mobile kitchens

An enterprising young man from Nswazwi village has found a niche market in mobile kitchen manufacturing. Batisanyi Mbiganyi, 29, decided to go establish a mobile...

He did not rape me

Victim defends rape accused in court A 15-year-old girl, who had accused her stepfather of sexual molestation three years ago somersaulted last week during trial...

Security guards robbed and raped at knife point

Two women working for one of the security companies in Francistown were attacked and sexually assaulted by an unknown man on Saturday night. Francistown Central...

Schools in Letlhakane area closed due to heavy floods

Two schools have reportedly been closed in Letlhakane village due to the heavy floods that started on Thursday last week in the village. Letlhakane Police...

Woman gets 15 years for robbing and killing her aged grandma

Lady luck last week smiled on a Bobonong woman who robbed her 93-year-old grandmother before strangling her to death, as she escaped possible capital...

Police shoot down Francistown kidnap allegations

Police in Francistown have dismissed kidnapping allegations swirling on social media after a middle aged man was dramatically shoved into a car boot at...

Shakawe man survives elephant attack

A 26-year-old Shakawe man is fighting for his life at Mahalapye hospital after he was attacked by an elephant on Saturday. Shakawe police Station Commander,...

Granny’s murder suspects denied bail

Two men charged for the brutal murder of an 81-year-old woman in Tonota were this week denied bail by a Francistown magistrates court. The first...

Granny’s suspicious death enrages family

81-YEAR-OLD THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN RAPED AND MURDERED Naked from the waist down, an 81-year-old grandmother’s decomposing body was found at her Tonota home on...

MaterSpei donate to centre for the deaf

As part of their commitment to give back to the community, Materspei College donated toiletry worth P6, 515 to Francistown Centre for the Deaf...

MaterSpei donate to centre for the deaf

As part of their commitment to give back to the community, Materspei College donated toiletry worth P6, 515 to Francistown Centre for the Deaf...

Man arrested for abducting student from hostel and raping her

Police have arrested an 18-year-old man who allegedly raped a student after abducting her from a girls’ hostel at Gowa Junior Secondary School at...

Dumped newborn baby found alive

Francistown Central police are on the hunt for the mother of a three-day old baby girl who was found dumped but alive this morning...

Three more Francistown prison escapees nabbed

Botswana Prisons Services have confirmed the re-capture of three of the fugitives who escaped from Francistown Center for Illegal Immigrants last year January. According to...

Six more perish in road accident

Six people died, with eight of them hospitalized, on Sunday afternoon when a combi they were travelling in had a tyre burst and lost...

Pensioner dies after being stung by a swarm of bees

An 81-year-old man succumbed to severe allergic reaction following a freak attack by a swarm of deadly bees in Francistown’s Monarch location Superintendent Lebalang Maniki...

Man accused of killing lover in front of her parents

Police in Tonota are holding in custody a 22-year-old man who allegedly killed his girlfriend in front of her parents last Thursday. Atlegang Diane is...

20 years for man who beat lover to death

On Friday the 21st of March 2014, after a night of heavy drinking, Palapye native Koketso Samson returned home to find his girlfriend had...

Teacher knifed to death at her cattle post

Police in Selebi-Phikwe are investigating the murder of a 36-year-old woman who was found dead with a knife wound at Bonwanonyane cattle post near...

Snake strikes grandpa to death

Police in Francistown have confirmed the death of an 80-year-old man who was bitten by a snake at Shashemooke cattle post. Superintendent Edward Leposo of...

Debswana employee murdered by hitch-hikers

Letlhakane police are on the hunt for three men suspected to have killed a Debswana employee on Saturday night at Mokubilo village after he...

Murder accused goes free

Prosecution drop charges with no explanation A man awaiting trial for the murder of his girlfriend received a late Christmas present on Wednesday when he...

Rhino poaching fugitive back in court

Zimbabwean fugitive, Dumisani Moyo, who has been evading the law for over five years after he was granted bail in 2012 on rhino poaching...

Human trafficking suspects granted bail

Three Malawian men facing six counts of human trafficking have been granted bail by a Francistown High court. Appearing before Justice Bashi Moesi of the...

Jealous man kills pregnant ex-lover before committing suicide

A jealous man who could not stomach the sight of his ex-girlfriend carrying another man’s baby is said to have killed the woman and...

Police express concern at rising suicide incidents

Shakawe Police Station Commander, Gotsemodimo Molapisi, has expressed concern at the rising suicide incidents following numerous cases that have of late been reported in...

Ras.T rocks Ghetto with new dancehall album

2017 was a year to remember for Francistown-based artist Ras.T. The 34-year-old Kanye native, who was born Tebogo Nkadile, celebrated a decade in the industry...