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Christinah Motlhabani

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Police on the manhunt for child kidnappers

Francistown police are on the lookout for three men suspected of abducting a 13-year-old girl on her way to school last Friday (10th March). The...

From govt employee to businessman

Young man sets up thriving multimedia company Three years ago at the tender age of 23, an immensely talented young man set up a million...

Seven more strokes for prison escapee

Just a week after Magistrate Ishmael Molobe ordered that recaptured prisoner, Gaomodimo Molosiwa, be lashed seven times on his bare buttocks for disobeying court...

Marobela murder suspect in court

A man who killed a woman in Marobela village a week ago and disappeared was on Friday arraigned before the court following his arrest...

MP Majaga in court for stock-theft

Nata-Gweta Member of Parliament Polson Majaga, last Thursday appeared before Francistown Magistrate, Kose Makobo, together with his four co-accused, for stock-theft. The MP had earlier...

Murderer on the loose

Francistown's Tatitown police are investigating a case in which a 34 year old woman was murdered in Marobela village this Tuesday. Station Commander Cyprian Magalila...

Murderer awaits fate

Francistown High Court Judge, Lot Moroka has pronounced Oduetse Mompoloki of Francistown guilty of murder Mompoloki who was this week convicted of the murder of...

Captured prison escapee flogged

After he was declared fit to withstand the whipping, a convicted armed robber, Gaomodimo Molosiwa, 28, was sentenced to seven strokes of the cane...

SA dagga dealer escapes jail

A South African drug pusher who was convicted on a single count of unlawful possession of dagga has escaped jail by a whisker. The drug...

Suspected Shashe river murderers granted bail

It was a dramatic morning as dozens of families and friends of the murdered Collet Aaron, 42, wept bitterly on Monday as his suspected...

Francistown gets new hospital

Work on the construction of a state-of-the-art private hospital on the outskirts of Francistown is set to begin by the end of the month. Dubbed...

Miss Francistown captivates Mater Spei

Newly crowned Miss Francistown 2016, Kesego Malambane visited Mater Spei College on Friday to offer the school’s Form Five students support and advice ahead...

Three day- old baby boy found abandoned

A three day- old baby was found alive abandoned by Nyangabwe hill on Thursday around 5o’clock in the afternoon wrapped with a receiving blanket. Confirming...

Police investigate ATM explotion

Police in Francistown are on the lookout for suspected thieves who blew up a Standard Chartered Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in the second city’s...

Modenga’s mounting woes

Under fire Francstown Deputy Mayor, Lechedzani Modenga’s bruised reputation took another battering yesterday when he appeared  before a Francistown Magistrates Court. According to the charge...

Modenga arrested

Francistown City Council Deputy Mayor Lechedzani Modenga is in detention in Francistown following numerous reports by different people alleging the trouble mayor owes them. Speaking...

Murder suspect remanded in custody

This Wednesday morning 43-year-old Oganetsamang Oatlhotse appeared before Francistown Magistrate Ishmael Molobe accused of murder. Unemployed Oatlhotse, who is originally from Maoba ward in Serowe,...

Suspected murderer detained

Francistown police are investigating a case in which a 43-year-old man is suspected to have killed a 48-year-old woman at Jamakala cattle post on...

Man accused of ‘satanism’

A 22-year-old man appeared before Francistown Magistrates on Wednesday facing a charge of common assault. Jabulani Jowa, who resides in the Ghetto’s Monarch location, is...

Shooting for the stars

The art of filmmaking is a profession very much in its infancy in Botswana. Stereotypically, it is not a vocation that the average Motswana would...

Four prison escapees in court

Four prisoners who escaped from Gerald center for illegal immigrants appeared before Francistown magistrate Ishmael Molobe today (Wednesday) for escaping from lawful custody. Unemployed Zimbabweans,...

Suspected South African drug dealer busted

A suspected South African drug dealer pleaded guilty to a single count of unlawful possession of dagga when he appeared before Francistown Magistrates for...

Fashion from the heart

Hidden deep in the heart of Bluetown, down one of Francistown’s numerous unmaintained, crumbling streets, lie the headquarters of African Royalty Fashions. It is an...

Suspected rapist on the run

Francistown police are on the lookout for a suspected rapist after a 19-year-old woman was attacked at her home in Donga on the sixth...

Six injured during Francistown explosion

Six people were badly injured when a BHP Motor tanker exploded at Francistown’s Light Industrial area earlier this afternoon. The loud, bomb-like blast, which reverberated...

Suspected burglar’s trial delayed due to injury

A Zimbabwean man suspected of breaking into a house at Francistown's Ntshe location and stealing goods worth P3, 870 has had his trial delayed...

Malambane crowned Miss Francistown

21-year-old Kesego Malambane became the envy of every Ghetto girl when she was crowned Miss Francistown 2016 in a glamorous event held at the...

Ntsuape denied bail

Notorious murder and arson suspect, Gobuamang Ntsuape was remanded in custody following his unsuccessful bail hearing at Francistown Magistrates Court yesterday. The 30-year-old Ramotswa-native is...

FCP honour their first ever graduates

Two years after it was founded, the Francistown College of Programming (FCP) honoured its first-ever batch of graduates at an emotional ceremony held at...