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Moshupa-Manyana constituency rejects Moitoi’s plea for support

Moshupa-Manyana constituency this week turned down Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi's plea for support ahead of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party's (BDP) elective Congress.

The President can’t be sued- Justice Mothobi

Kamal Jacobs' chances at winning his case against the legitimacy of President Mokgweetsi Masisi Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) President seem to be...

‘He left a 12cm swab in me!’

Woman suing doc and Bokamoso for 'botched' operation A woman is suing Lenmed Private Hospital (Bokamoso) and a doctor...

Jacobs vs BDP case to be heard tomorrow

A case in which Kamal Jacobs is suing Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) and challenging the legitimacy of state president, Mokgweetsi Masisi as...

Khama vs Masisi’s game on

SECOND ROUND TO COMMENCE SOON Sparks are expected to fly when the case in which a Buleladitswe loser is...

Masisi is our legitimate President- Balopi

Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) launched Thapelo Matsheka as its parliamentary candidate for Lobatse constituency yesterday, just a few hours after his rival,...

Goats die after drinking from a contaminated WUC depot

Five goats were recently found dead after drinking water inside a Water Utilities Cooperation (WUC) treatment plant in Makalamabedi village near Maun.

Dissecting the DIS

Spinning for the spies ‘The career civil servant’, Edward Robert, who this September was appointed the first-ever Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the country's most...

BEC and examiners in a taxing stand-off

A meeting between the Minister of Education and skills Development and Botswana Sector of educator’s Trade Union (BOSETU), which was to be...

I don’t offer human sacrifice

* Accused councillor dispels muti murder rumours * Mob attacks man for suspected child abduction A Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Councillor who was implicated in hiring...

TAWLA’S class of 2018 graduate

The African Women Leadership Academy (TAWLA) held a graduation ceremony for 27 girls in Gaborone last week. The girls, who for the past 11 months...

Arrested for speaking out

*Refugees demand resettlement by staging a sit in * Police nab father & children outside UNHCR offices A protesting Congolese refugee seeking resettlement to a third...

Tears, fears and beers

Man accused of insulting friend cries in court A 35-year-old man accused of insulting his friend, broke down in court on Wednesday morning, weeping frustrated...

Passop!

God allegedly warns Masisi of imminent danger When president, Mokgweetsi Eric Masisi implored the nation to seek guidance from the Lord in his inaugural state...

Old Naledi residents want HIV prevention drugs

Old Naledi residents have called on government to issue them with free post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) drugs to prevent them from getting HIV infected. Speaking in...

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...