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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...

Woman in court for killing lover

A 22-year-old woman on Thursday appeared before Francistown magistrate, Amantle Lungisani, charged with the murder of her lover at Molapo Estates. According to court papers,...

Northern arts nightmare

It was third time unlucky for the Northern Arts Awards on Saturday after a double booking of the venue meant the event started five...

Rapist jailed for 10 years

Judge rebukes him for failing to control erection “Why did you let your erection think for you?” Judge Lot Moroka demanded before sentencing a man...

Fire scare at Centre For Illegal immigrants

Gerald police in Francistown are investigating a case in which a mysterious fire burnt part of Gerald Center for Illegal Immigrants last week Friday. The...

Man dies of suspected poisoned booze

Police have confirmed the death of a man from Themashanga village who died mysteriously after complaining of stomach pains as allegations spread that he...

Serial rapist gets 45-year jail term and 30 lashes

A convicted serial rapist paid heavily for his offences last week when a Francistown magistrates court slapped him with a 45-year jail term plus...

Man stabs ex-lover, commits suicide

A Matsiloje man, who was out on bail for malicious damage to property hanged himself last Friday after stabbing his ex- girlfriend with a...

Khama pardons murderer

A Mahalapye murder convict who has been in jail for almost 20 years was this week granted a presidential pardon by President Ian Khama...

Entrepreneurs seek govt intervention on imported products

Disgruntled Francistown entrepreneurs have appealed to Government to intervene in the rising trade of imported goods which they say, kill their businesses. Their concerns were...

What’s in the name ‘Ghetto’?

As Francistown celebrated turning 120 recently, President Ian Khama suggested it was time the second city dropped their ‘Ghetto’ nickname. Despite its negative undertones, Francistowners...

Husband strangles wife before hanging himself

Police in are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Francistown's Block 5 location involving a married couple. Superintendent Neo Serumola of Kutlwano police station says they responded...

Mandunyane rape suspect arrested

A 32-year-old Mandunyane man suspected of raping a woman last week Monday has been arrested. Tonota police Station Commander, Kenanao Badumetse, confirmed that they arrested...

Convicted teacher freed from 18 indecent assault charges

Benson Mochine Modibedi, a former teacher at Mathiba Primary School in Maun has had his three-year jail term reversed by a Francistown High Court. Just...

Teen talk

DISCUSSING SEX IN F/TOWN CITY The recent revelation that around 11, 000 children – some as young as nine – were treated for sexually transmitted...

Hearing date set for EVM case

Justice Lot Moroka has confirmed November 6th as the date of argument for the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) case between the state and Botswana...

Ntsuape gets a lesser charge for deaths of two people

Notorious jailbird, Gobuamang Ntsuape, who is facing multiple charges of arson and murder has had his latest charge involving the death of a police...

Grandpa dies in a burning house

An old man’s body was found burnt to ashes in his rented house on Tuesday morning at Francistown's Ntshe location which was then replaced...

Mathangwane schoolgirl murdered

A 15-year-old Mathangwane schoolgirl’s lifeless corpse was found lying in a pool of blood, locked inside her parent’s house. Her body was discovered on Saturday...

Zim couple in court for murder

A Zimbabwean man and his girlfriend were this week remanded in custody for the murder of a fellow Zimbabwean herdboy. Ndodana Moyo, 23, and his...

Marriage wrecking a concern

Marriage wrecking cases have become a depressingly common occurrence in modern day Botswana. Promiscuous husbands are regularly caught with young mistresses, bored wives frequently discovered...

BCP wins round one of EVM case

*Saleshando says they've found the expert *AG seeks to use a nuclear bomb to resolve a domestic quarrel- Justice Moroka. Botswana Congress Party (BCP) were...

Teenager caught having sex with a goat

A horny teenager’s unusual sexual preferences left him red-faced when he was caught having sex with a goat near Shashe Dam on Saturday. The 19-year-old...

Father of five gets 20 years for brutal murder

Four years after the brutal murder of their daughter, the Tauejele family have finally found closure. In 2013, Mosetsana Taujele was stabbed to death in...

Letlhakane hospital benefit from OLDM GM’s walk

Letlhakane Primary Hospital are the lucky beneficiaries of this year's Debswana General Manager's Charity Walk. Speaking after the annual 20kilometre walk, Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa...

BMC moo-ve forward with BancABC

The Botswana Meat Commission’s (BMC) failure to pay farmers on time could finally be consigned to history thanks to their new partnership with BancABC. In...

High court reserves ruling on EVM case

A case in which Botswana Congress Party (BCP) wants to be given a chance to prove that Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) can be manipulated...

Former cop sues police for P5 million

A retired police man from Ramotswa is suing the state P5million for negligence, pain and suffering he suffered after he was stabbed with a...

10 years for jealous murderer

The Francistown High Court sentenced a 31-year-old man to a 10 year prison term for the murder of his girlfriend in December 2010 Court heard...

Fun for all at Zhizha cultural festival

Last Saturday, Tati River Lodge (TRL) held its annual Zhizha Cultural Festival, under the theme ‘Culture Promotions’. Despite the chilly conditions, revellers flocked to the...