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Shady sangomas granted bail

Five people charged with inciting violence after identifying a Molepolole homestead as the place where a missing six-year-old boy was being held captive were...

Man accused of raping two-year-old toddler

A 23-year-old man appeared before Molepolole Magistrate Court recently, accused of raping a two-year-old toddler. The incident is said to have taken place at the...

Sex starved man kills wife

Used his underwear to muffle her screams A horrific incident befell Magokotswane Ward residents in Molepolole Village last week Thursday as they woke up to...

Poisonous trio facing murder charges

A Molepolole woman, her brother and a friend, from Lekgwapheng ward in Molepolole are facing murder charges following the death of her Zimbabwean boyfriend...

Pensioner dragged to court for maintenance

A 69-year-old pensioner was last week dragged before Molepolole Magistrate, Rosemary Khuto, by his 24-year-old ex-girlfriend Nonofo Moatshe for failing to maintain the child. With...

Marriage wrecking money scam

*Couple forges marriage certificate *Blackmails woman into paying over P32 000. 00 A conniving couple accused of hatching an evil plan to fleece an unsuspecting woman...

Woman remanded for assaulting boyfriend

A young mother who tried to knock some sense into her boyfriend's head with a pick-axe handle has been remanded in custody. Keitumetse Opi, 22,...

Lying ‘goat thief’ denied bail

A man who lied about being a soldier in the hope that it would help him get bail has been remanded in custody, charged...

Female ‘robbers’ in court

Two women suspected of breaking into a Chinese man’s house and stealing items worth almost P38, 000 appeared before Molepolole Chief Magistrate Linah Oahile-Mokibe...

Minister Mzwinila’s employees bailed

Two employees for the Assistant Minister of Youth Empowerment Sport and Culture Development, Kefentse Mzwinila, were last week granted bail by Molepolole Magistrate Michael...

BDP councillor detained for threat to kill

Meshack Tshenyego, the controversial Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) councillor for Mantshwabisi in the Kweneng West was last Thursday detained at Letlhakeng police for a...

Man gets ten years for raping sister

An attempt to have his rape charges dropped proved futile for a 40-year -old man from Thamaga village as he was effectively sentenced to...

Evil child

Boy, 12, suspected of poisoning grandmother and neighbour The Molepolole wife of a politician who landed in hospital after drinking contaminated tea last week has...

Rail park mall’s DIY expo unearths talent

Rail Park Mall's two-day DIY entrepreneurship exhibition last weekend exposed some creative talent as different individuals showcased their various products created from recycled material. Voice...

Cops suspended for fleecing foreigners

Molepolole village police officers found themselves on the wrong side of the law for soliciting bribery from illegal immigrants. The two officers, Constable Robert Sephiri...

Off the hook

Sorry mother escapes child neglect conviction An absentee mother of six was this week let off with a warning for neglecting her children for four...

Son loses family home to step mom

A widow in Molepolole recently won a case against her late husband’s son who sought to wrestle the couple's home from his stepmom. The court...

Stanbic bank hosts PPP conference

Stanbic Bank Botswana hosted a Public Private Partnership (PPP) conference at the Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC) to unpack and explore PPP models and...

Man beats lover for having his baby

“Why did we have this baby?” This unusual, insensitive question caused the row that led to 22-year-old Godirileone Kebaetse being fined P2, 000 and receiving...

Plascon launches new products

The country’s leading paint coating company, Kansai Plascon Limited, launched its latest products at Tlotlo Hotel and Conference Centre in Gaborone last week. The company...

Petty thief whipped

A 21-year-old youth from Goo-Rampipi ward in Lephepe village received five strokes of the cane on the bare buttocks for stealing bananas and liver...

Old woman perfects the art of pottery making

Mma- Montshonayana Diseko, 72, is one busy businesswoman. Growing up in an era when pots were a part and parcel of household goods and not...

Accused poisoner bailed

A former Moeding College boarding master, who was reportedly fired for engaging in wild sexual rendezvous with female students, is in trouble again. 38-year-old Thabo...

No limits

Wheelchair bound man lives life to the full Kgosietsile Motlhaping was born with an inability to use his legs, but he didn’t let that limit...

Man caned for disrupting police duty

A man who interfered in a traffic police operation last Christmas eve was this week given three strokes of the cane on his bare...

Unmarried old woman wins right to couple’s home

Dirty old man ordered to evict younger woman   She took her case to the court and won. After all it is not easy to discard an...

DIVAS Empowers Women Businesses

A DIVAS Empowerment Brunch Seminar (DEBS) last week encouraged women to uplift themselves and see challenges as stepping stones to enhance their strength and...

Our miracle pregnancy

couple gives birth after 21 years of marriage When trying to conceive seemed hopeless, Julia Kgosintwa, 42, and her husband, Evangelist Alfred Kgosintwa, 52, chose...

BITC donates school uniform

Botswana Investment Trade Centre (BITC) on Friday handed over 100 school uniforms to Setlhomo Memorial Primary School (SMPS) in Otse village. As a non- profit...

Lawyer arrested for stolen cows

In an incident which shocked many, a practising lawyer found himself in the dock after he was arrested for alleged possession of two stolen...

Hostile witness arrested

A hostile witness, Larona Bosupeng, this week learnt the hard way never to undermine customary court proceedings when Kgosi Tswina Mochudi of Mogoditshane customary...

Limkokwing celebrates christmas

The festive spirit descended merrily upon Gaborone last Friday as people flocked to Rail Park Mall to witness His Excellency President Ian Khama light...

GAFF set for next week Saturday

The annual Gaborone African Food Festival (GAFF) will be held on December 17 at Bojanala Waterfront, Gaborone with delicious African dishes on offer. The family...

‘Where’s our money?’

Matsha survivors yet to receive promised compensation The Government’s handling of last year’s Matsha tragedy continues to attract criticism following revelations that the survivors have...

New study to tackle HIV/AIDS

Botswana Harvard Aids Institute Partnership (BHP) on Tuesday officially launched an Antibody Mediated Prevention (AMP) Study with the idea of giving people antibodies that...

Woman claims self-defence for biting rival’s nose

An argument between two middle aged woman over money left one nursing a nasty bite on the nose. 45-year-old Boleseng Kenyalogile, from Maboane village, appeared...

Deadly strike

Cornered black mamba kills man A man who tried to help kill a black-mamba last Sunday, tragically died at the hospital after the venomous snake...

Man caned for stealing alcohol

A former employee at Reggies Hotel in Mmopane Block 1 who was caught after stealing and drinking seventeen 440 ml of Hunters Gold and...

Majwe mining awards students

Majwe Mining Joint Venture (MMJT) recently awarded best performing students at five primary schools and three junior secondary schools in Jwaneng and surrounding areas...

Cuba urges USA to end trade barrier

The Cuban Embassy in Gaborone this week highlighted the urgent need for a review of the economic, commercial and financial blockade against their country...