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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...

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...