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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...

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...