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Acting president’s deadly order kills two

Southern District Council was this week thrown into panic after the state acting president, Slumber Tsogwane who is also the vice president ordered the...

Rival factions wage unholy war at IPHC

There is no end in sight for the bitter rivalry between factions of the International Pentecostal Holiness church (IPHC). The infighting which started in 2016...

Sweet revenge for bitter sugar Mama

Ben 10 to pay after love affair turns sour! Four years after her love affair turned rotten, scorned sugar mummy Gasenone Israel, 48, has 132,...

Preliminary diarrhea investigations to be released this week

The Ministry of health and wellness is this week expected to release preliminary investigations on the cause of diarrhea which has claimed lives especially...

A royal mess

CONFUSION OVER MOGODITSHANE'S RIGHTFUL HEIR A disagreement over the rightful successor to the Mogoditshane chieftainship has created a divide between the village’s royal families. Headman of...

Murder by poisoning suspects granted bail

Kanye magistrate court has granted three murder accused bail as police conclude investigations in the matter, Kanye police station commander, Mmoloki Mogale has confirmed. The...

Drunken driver whose car collided with DIS car acquitted

Gaborone extension II magistrate, Lenthabile Willie, last week acquitted Tapiwa Ndwapi of drunken driving and causing an accident were a man was injured. Ndwapi's car...

Bus crash survivors demand compensation

Survivors of a horrific bus crash which claimed the lives of five passengers are suing the bus company and driver for compensation in a...

A family at war

Siblings fighter over estate A 15 year old feud over late parents estate is tearing a Mochudi family apart. The ugly tension played itself before Mochudi...

Motshelo for abortion

Conflict over P600.00 turns nasty A conflict over a P600.00 debt between two industrial workers turned ugly this week with accusations of aiding a daughter...

Three suspected rapists arrested

Letlhakane police have arrested three suspects in relation to three rape cases and one defilement case that took place in Khwee settlement and Letlhakane...

A family at war

Siblings fighter over estate A 15 year old feud over late parents estate is tearing a Mochudi family apart. The ugly tension played itself before Mochudi...

“You should have said sorry!”

Disabled man drags abusive wife to court after she fails to apologise A disabled man has dragged his wife to court after she refused to...

Runaway mom abandons baby for city life

Six months ago, 26-year-old Keletso Kgogobi returned to Gaborone for work, leaving her new-born baby boy in the care of her mother. Keletso’s mum has...

Passionate about interior decor

Starting up a business is not all about getting a cash loan, but rather putting together the little you have and growing the small...

Of BDP primaries and ballot papers in the dustbin

Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) held the last leg of its primary elections over the weekend where a number of party heavy-weights were red-carded by...

What road?

Land conflict stalls development in Tsolamosese Kgosi refuseS to give way for road construction A headman of arbitration in Mokolwe ward in Tsolamosese; Mogoditshane area,...

Tense times at the BDP

"Cabinet of losers is an economic threat" analyst warns The loss of several cabinet Ministers and their assistants in the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) primary...

Lasting headache for painkiller thief

Blames his actions on stress caused by pregnant girlfriend A security officer who was charged with stealing two packets of powdered painkillers from a shop...

Emmerson, Mont catering donate to GTC

An international refrigeration company, Emmerson together with a local company, Mont Catering and refrigeration, on Friday donated three condensing units to Gaborone Technical college...

Young professionals look beyond borders for greener pastures

A significant number of young people in Botswana are considering relocating to other countries to start a new life and look for employment opportunities,...

Fight for survival

Lawyers argue that Ranyane village deserves recognition Lawyers representing Ranyane residents in Gantsi area, have approached the Ministry of Local Government demanding Ranyane to be...

Baby sitting Women’s wing president misses first media brief

President of Botswana National Front's women's league missed the wing's very first press conference Wednesday morning because she was baby sitting. The 58- year -old...

UDC is right vehicle- Mohwasa

BNF SG explains Umbrella situation Pre-election fever is slowly creeping in as the 2019 general election fast approaches, but Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) is...

Woman of many hats

Healthcare was never Professor Sheila Dinotshe Tlou’s first passion. Her interest from a very young age was rather in languages and in helping others. Born in...

Charge my wife, not me- Minister Ngaka

LETLHAKENG MP SHIFTS CIVIL SUIT TO HIS DC WIFE The Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology, Ngaka Ngaka was this week dragged to...

The perils of living with neurofibromatosis

A pensioner with a rare skin condition, neurofibromatosis, wants his bulging right buttock to be surgically removed. For much of his life, 68-year-old Ntlhogo Serinane...

Confusion as Registrar rejects UDC amended constitution

Registrar of Societies have rejected the amended constitution of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) as it does not recognise UDC as a political...

Hacked off

BDP insider fingers Khama in party's hacking scandal The recent hacking of the Botswana Democratic Party’s (BDP) voter’s roll is feared to be an inside...

I will never leave BNF-Salakae

Member of Parliament for Gantsi North and Botswana National Front (BNF) Treasurer, Noah Salakae recently made headlines when he attempted to resign from the...

40 former employees sue BMC for withheld pay

Over forty former employees of the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) are suing the embattled parastatal for failure to pay their full retrenchment packages. The disgruntled...

Maimed

MAN WANTS JUSTICE FOR INJURED GENITALS A teenager whose private parts were injured during an assault by a school bully is pleading for legal help...

State witness not off the hook

A key state witness in a 2015 Kanye armed robbery incident in which a police officer and one suspect were shot dead, has been...

Botswana commemorates Civil Registry and Vital Statistics Day

Botswana will tomorrow, 10 August, join the rest of the African continent in commemorating civil registration and vital statistics day. The Ministry of Nationality, Immigration...

Suspected cop killers’ trial begins

The trial of six suspected armed robbers who allegeddly killed a police officer and a suspect in a shoot out in 2015, began today...

Mabeo accused of disregarding the people

Councillors in Mogoditshane/Thamaga sub districts have accused Minister of Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development, Tshenolo Mabeo of diverting P2 million worth of local...

‘The calabash was already broken!’

MAN SEEKS TO AVOID PAYING BABY MAMA DAMAGES A man ordered to pay eight cattle or P20, 000 for impregnating and then dumping his baby...

CoA hands ZCC and Lekganyane victory over rebellious members

The Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of Zion Christian Church (ZCC) and its leader, Bishop Barnabas Edward Lekganyane in a matter of...

BDF guns down three lions following attack on school teacher

Botswana Defence Force (BDF) yesterday gunned down three lions following the attack on a school teacher at the Sir Seretse Khama Barracks (SSKB) in...

Livestock measles blamed on toxic dumping site

Disgruntled farmers in Segakwana lands near Modipane village's Dikwididi dumping site, are crying foul and have blamed the Kgatleng District Council for their ailing...