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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...

Bring back my baby

Woman's two-year-old daughter 'stolen' last October Helpless and desperate, 32-year-old Oratile Morris is living every mother’s worst nightmare – she does not know where her...

Government appeals refugee ruling

Government has appealed against a recent High Court ruling ordering the release of 164 failed asylum seekers from Francistown’s Gerald Centre for Illegal Immigrants. Earlier...

Fatal car crash on A3 highway

A five-month-old boy and a 40-year-old woman have been confirmed dead after a horror crash on the A3 last night (Thursday). The fatal accident, suspected to...

Let us go!

Asylum seekers still waiting for freedom Judge Phadi Solomon last Friday ordered that the detained rejected asylum seekers at Gerald Center for Illegal Immigrants be...

Asylum seekers released from detention

Human rights lawyer, Morgan Moseki, was the toast of the day on Tuesday as the Francistown High Court ordered for the release of detained...

BCP’S EVM case gathers pace

Botswana Congress Party (BCP) have finally filed their founding affidavits against the use of the contentious electronic voting machine. In his affidavit the party’s Secretary...

Prophetic horror

Z.C.C pastor scalds epileptic man in exorcism gone wrong A Zion Christian Church (ZCC) ritual seemingly intended to cure a man of epilepsy has instead...

MP Majaga claims witch-hunt

An 11-year-old case in which Nata-Gweta Member of Parliament, Polson Majaga is amongst five accused allegedly caught in possession of carcasses suspected to have...

Shot in the arm for Nyangabgwe hospital

Chinese doctors donate P1 million equipment Two Chinese doctors, Huang Yixiong and Lin Zhinxiong have donated medical equipment (orthopaedic consumables) worth P1million to Nyangabgwe Referral...

Marobela murder suspect remanded

Francistown Magistrate Ishmael Molobe said giving instant bail to those charged with serious crimes may create the impression that the courts take such matters...

Six months for prison escapees

Seven of the eighteen Francistown jail birds who escaped from the Gerald Centre for Illegal immigrants on the 14th of January this year were...

Marobela murderer on the loose

Francistown police are looking for a man who murdered a 20-year-old male in Marobela village on Saturday. Confirming the death, Tatitown station commander Cyprian Magalila...

Brothers accused of killing their father granted bail

Two brothers accused of killing their father at Matshelagabedi village on the 20th of April were granted bail by Francistown Magistrate, Kaveri Kapeko this...