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Woman stabs ex-boyfriend to death

A Letlhakane woman is in police custody for allegedly stabbing her ex-boyfriend to death in the wee hours of Friday morning. The 35-year-old woman allegedly...

Suspected granny killers remanded in custody

Two young men who allegedly robbed and raped a 70-year-old woman at Francistown's Area W location have been further remanded in custody by a...

Murder suspect commits suicide

Police in Selebi-Phikwe have confirmed the death of a man who allegedly hanged himself following a failed rape and murder attempt. Tidimalo Selelo, 28, who...

Old woman’s murder shocks F/town

An elderly gentleman got the shock of his long life on Saturday afternoon, when he returned home to discover his wife’s dead body, stripped...

Bangladeshi duo bailed

#Suspects in string of Francistown break-ins #Freedom may be short-lived Two Bangladeshi men thought to be at the centre of a string of recent warehouse robberies...

I didn’t rape her – her father did!

Teenager cleared of rape allegations as cops swoop on victim's father A young man who has been living in shame for over a month after...

Bailed murder accused hacks girlfriend with an axe

A murder suspect has had his bail revoked by a Francistown Magistrates court for allegedly landing his live-in girlfriend in hospital after hacking her...

Business Botswana to host gala dinner

Business Botswana (BB) will host its 32nd annual Gala Dinner on Friday, 23 November at Ba Isago Convention Centre, starting from 1900hrs until late. The...

Burglary and theft suspects back in court with more charges

Two Bangladeshi nationals who, together with their seven alleged accomplices, made headlines last week for warehouse breaking and theft were this week back in...

Chieftainship mess divides Ditladi

Residents of Ditladi village on the outskirts of Tonota packed the Customary Court last Wednesday to discuss the long standing chieftaincy issue which is...

Suspected killer remanded for attacking baby-mama

A fiery father accused of killing the mother of his children has been remanded in custody for allegedly attacking his latest baby mama -...

Trio escape from Phikwe prision

Described as 'dangerous' by police Selibe Phikwe residents are on high alert after five prisoners managed to escape from the town’s Maximum Security Prison at...

Triple murder accused denies raping old lady

Despite his feared reputation, notorious Nkange native Habana ‘Gaddafi’ Million, 27, sent court into fits of laughter when he claimed the 61-year-old woman he...

Tech-Sual healing

A trip to Ceragem for a massage therapy has turned out to be the turning point for one young entrepreneur. Gaone Moje (32) from Lentswelemoriti...

Minister fires eight Sowa Township councillors

The minister of Local government, Venson Moitoi has fired all eight Sowa Town specially elected councilors on Wednesday. Sowa township mayor, George Kaisara Maphane told...

Bottling up

Trio turn empties into drinking glasses Whilst most are happy to get P1 in return for their empty Quart bottles, Teedzani Amos has slightly grander...

School head under fire

Angry villagers petition Ditladi primary school headmaster TENSION between parents in Ditladi village in the Northeast district and the Ditladi Primary School Head has reached...

Murder suicide rocks the blocks

Teenage love tragedy leaves two dead and a young girl orphaned In a dusty, litter-strewn backyard in Block 2, a family sit huddled together on...

Khama takes ‘pot shot’ at Masisi

Despite having relinquished the Presidency six months ago, Ian Khama has assured Batswana ‘he will continue to work with them’. However, one Motswana Khama seems...

Accounting for health

BICA holds wellness and family fun day Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA) celebrated their wellness and family fun day at Francistown’s Marang Hotel on...

Beer brawl ends in death

A boozy brawl between beer-drinking buddies in the early hours of Monday morning cost a 36-year-old man his life. Reports from Letlhakane Police Station state...

Shaping young minds

A highly driven young man from Mochudi has found a niche market in the tutorial business. Moemedi Senwelo (26), is the founder of Crack It,...

Bricklayer remanded in custody for raping a cop

A man who allegedly raped a police officer at Matobo village on Sunday was this week remanded in custody by a Masunga Magistrates court. According...

CIPA opens F/town branch

Companies And Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA) officially opened its Francistown branch at Tati River Mall on Friday. CIPA's mandate is to promote and protect business...

‘God also speaks Ikalanga’

Ikalanga Bible launched Thirty three years after its translation, the IKalanga Bible has officially been launched. It was launched at the Francistown old stadium under the...

Dumped baby girl nursed back to health

A week-old baby has miraculously survived after she was found weather-beaten and dumped by the roadside near Monarch bridge in Francistown. Central Police Station commander,...

Clucking up a storm with chicken biltong

A young Mahalapye native has found an unlikely niche in the oversubscribed meat market, producing and selling chicken biltong. Although 29-year-old Kesegofetse Obatleng only started...

‘I asked God to wake her’

MURDER ACCUSED TRIED TO RESURRECT LOVER WITH ANOINTING WATER A man accused of stabbing his lover to death has admitted dousing her mutilated body with...

Love is in the air

Cresta Marang Hotel will hold a wedding expo on Saturday the 25th of August from 9am to 6pm at their luscious green gardens. The objective...

Hooligans beat up police officers

Francistown police are investigating a case in which four police officers were beaten up by hooligans’ on Sunday morning in Phase 6 location. Central police...

Mandunyane-Mathangwane road to cost P750 million

Construction on an 82km road from Mandunyane to Mathangwane will commence in March next year. The road, which will cost P750 million, will be built...

No sex for road contractors

Mokaila warns women against romantic relations with road workers Minister of Transport and Communications Kitso Mokaila has warned women in the Shashe West constituency to...

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...