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Huge X-Mas tree lights up Railpark Mall

Vice president, Slumber Tsogwane, lit the biggest Christmas tree in the country last evening at Railpark mall in Gaborone. The humongous tree which is said...

Jacobs to relaunch case against Masisi

Former president, Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama, is seemingly poised to remove his hand-picked successor, Mokgweetsi Masisi from power. If Kamal Jacobs' court battle...

Masisi will declare his assets next year

The declaration of assets law will be put before Parliament next year and President Mokgweetsi Eric Masisi will equally be expected to lead by...

Man takes aunts to court in row over father’s home

Early this year, Pono Masimolole, 34, was locked and kicked out of his late grandparents property after losing his job and failing to pay...

DISS tug of war intensifies

>Pilot reduced to a clerk launches court case Mistrust, fear and betrayal that have gripped the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) following the public fallout...

Girlfriend killer was the quiet type

The image of a 22-year-old killer boyfriend, Wiston Fonono Mmese posing for the camera with two knives in both hands is in total contrast...

Prince Harry offers Botswana elephants to Zambia

As Botswana government is considering lifting a ban on elephant trophy hunting, to allow for control of the alleged over population of the animals...

Over 600 000 to be chopped from land applications

Minister of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services, Kefentse Mzwinila does not believe that a waiting list of over one million land application in...

Mom loses a son twice

When Mosadinyana Boingotlo Sekhobe's long lost son, Motona Sekhobe was reunited with her and the rest of the family in December 2013, it was...

Bizarre boozy insult lands man in court

A man accused of a foul-mouthed outburst during a Saturday night drinking session was arraigned before Gaborone West Customary Court on Wednesday morning. 37-year-old Tumelo...

‘Baby daddy inherited my bad luck’

Woman believes jailed lover is victim of her cursed life A local lady whose Zimbabwean lover has been locked up on remand since April is...

Baby daddy drama

Woman injures love rival in fight for boyfriend An angry woman who attacked and injured her boyfriend’s baby mama allegedly in a fit of jealous...

Khama’s charm offensive targets Masisi’s turf

SKI to hand over a house in Jerusalem, Moshupa Former President Lieutenant General, Dr Ian Khama Seretse Khama has taken the apparent popularity contest between...

Moshupa-Manyana readies for BDP elective congress

Moshupa-Manyana constituency is readying itself for the 2019 Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) elective congress in which state president, Mokgweetsi Masisi is likely to be...

No more bathing behind closed doors at Sbrana

Following recent incidents of deaths at the national psychiatric hospital, Sbrana, in Lobatse- patients' privacy is under compromise at the hospital for the sake...

BDP covered Balopi’s costs in Masisi’s tour- Molefhi

A whooping total of P603, 529.10 was recently spent during a recent official Africa tour by president Mokgweetsi Masisi, Parliament has been told. Presidential Affairs,...

Masisi lied about the PEMANDU report- Rari

Botswana Federation of Public, Private and Parastatal Unions (BOFEPUSU) has accused President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi of “lying to the nation” about having given a...

The deadly cost of health

Mouths of MPs This Tuesday, Members of Parliament debated health issues as Minister of Health and Wellness, Alfred Madigele updated the house on costly referrals...

Family in shock as police exhume baby for postmortem

A family in Gasegwagwa village near Kanye was left reeling in shock after police officers descended at their home and dug out the corpse...

Defending the downtrodden

The lawyer with a love for solitude and family Born to Montenyane and Tshenolo Dingake in the copper mining town of Selibi-Phikwe in the early...

Abuse against gay people rampant- LEGABIBO

A brutal assault on a transsexual woman at Trekkers night-club in Mogoditshane last week has sparked new debate over the rights of Lesbians, gays,...

BDP ward needs spiritual intervention

Botswana Democratic Party’s (BDP) Secretary General, Mpho Balopi, says the rate at which the party has to conduct re-runs of primary elections (Bulela-ditswe) at...

In jaws of death

Govt's SA debt may cost lives of many Batswana The Ministry of Health is cash strapped and unable to pay bills for patients referred to...

Battered man decries police brutality

A Mochudi man who was arrested by the police at a hiking spot last Thursday has told of how the cops brutally tortured him...

Someone save my son!

3-year-old with kidney problem needs life-saving operation If three-year-old Atang Mmusi does not get help soon, he will die. This is the bleak reality facing the...

IEC to set supplementary registration

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is likely to run a supplementary registration for the 2019 general elections following a low registration turnout, IEC spokesperson,...

No clean water for Ramotswa

While the country is still in the grip of a diarrhea outbreak that has so far killed around forty young children during the past...

Three charged for herdman’s murder

Three men have been arrested and charged with the murder of a Shoshong man after what appeared to be his remains were recently found...

Old-Naledi police worried by rising suicide cases

Old Naledi Police Station Commander, Superintendent Oagile Bolane, says he is worried by the rising number of suicide cases in his policing area. Speaking to...

30 000 children affected by diarrhoea outbreak, 38 dead

Thirty-eight children under the age of five have died since the beginning of September this year due to diarrhoea outbreak and over thirty thousand...

For my husband you pay P10, 000!

Despite proclaiming her innocence, a 48-year-old Ramotswa woman was ordered to pay P10, 000 cash or four cows for wrecking Pona Doctor’s marriage. Nthomegang Mooketsi...

‘They cooked my child’s buttocks’

Family demand answers after centre burns baby in bath “They literally cooked my grandchild’s buttocks!” fumes 51-year-old Rodah Morakanyane, gesticulating animatedly towards her granddaughter’s burnt...

Woman demands compensation in womb operation gone wrong

A woman who was left nursing urine leakage after a womb operation went wrong has been given a chance to sue the state for...

Limkokwing students organize corporate dinner

A group of sixteen Limkokwing University students are organizing a massive corporate gala dinner and exhibition to be held at Fairground Annexe hall on...

Fired spy takes DIS to court

Magosi to answer for Kgosi's deed A former Directorate of Intelligence Services (DIS) agent, who was left wheelchair-bound after a car accident in 2014, is...

Diarhoea outbreak death toll on the rise

This week diarrhoea outbreak death toll rose to 31, since it started in September, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has announced. Most of those...

BDP losing support to UDC-report

Botswana's main opposition party, Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) stands a chance to grab power from the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) next year,...

Ramotswa residents cautioned against marriage wrecking

The customary court of appeal has called on Ramotswa residents to stop snatching each others spouses to avoid being bewitched. Kgosi Kgabosetso Mosielele issued the...

MISA’s new messiah

Newly appointed national director of Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA), Tefo Phatshwane has much work to do before the end of his 3-year...

Boitekanelo introduces part-time degree courses

Boitekanelo College has introduced part time degree courses to give the employed opportunities to further their studies. Under its new centre for continued studies, the...