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Game meat lands duo in hot soup

Two men were this week arraigned in court for being found in possession of game meat and government trophy.

Slain police officer laid to rest

Constable Nonofo Gontse, 37, who died while on duty on Christmas Eve, just a day before his birthday was laid to rest...

Man accused of battering wife with a brick

A 50-year-old man of Mmankgodi village will spend Christmas behind bars for allegedly beating his wife to a bloody pulp.

Deadly dues

Herdboy accused of killing employer's son in fight over unpaid wages A 33-year-old herdboy is facing a murder charge after allegedly stabbing his employer’s son...

Mother dumps baby in a toilet

" I left her as a Christmas gift" Overwhelmed and desperate, a young and single mother from Thamaga village recently abandoned her baby inside a...

Night of fun turns tragic as man drowns in a swimming...

A weekend of entertainment at Rocklane Lodge in Molepolole turned tragic last week after a 24-year-old man drowned in a swimming pool. The deceased, Phologo...

Pastor accused of stock theft gets bail

A Word of God Church Pastor accused of stealing eight calves from a neighbour had his prayers temporarily answered this week when Molepolole Magistrates...

117 years and still going strong

Nestled deep in the heart of the Kweneng District, roughly 40 kilometres from Molepolole village, Mosekele lands is the home to a woman rumoured...

Teen mum dumps baby on the road

After finding it difficult as an unemployed young mother to care for her 6- months old baby, 19-year-old Omphile Mosarwa, decided to dump the...

What’s love got to do with it?

Soldier loses P14 000 to a side chick Major Tabona Phaladze of the Botswana Defence Force from Thebephatshwa Airbase has lost P14 000 to a...

Double devastation

Jaws dropped at Molepolole Magistrate Courts on Tuesday when court heard that a 33-year-old man threatened to kill his girlfriend for having sex with...

13 suspected thieves detained

13 men this week appeared before Molepolole Magistrate, Rosemarry Khuto charged with stealing seven transformer windings valued at P735 000.00 belonging to Botswana Power...

Suspected thief survives petrol poisoning

A suspected thief escaped death by a whisker after drinking paraffin in a holding cell. Police have said Thebeetsile Garerakane 39, allegedly drank the poisonous...

Wanted burglary suspect survives electrocution

A suspected petty thief who has been evading the police since last year found himself in the long arms of the law after he...

Triple murder suspects taste freedom

Three co -accused in a case in which a Molepolole man is accused of killing his mother, father and his sibling were this week...

Dad found guilty of molesting daughter

Appearing before Molepolole Magistarte Court recently, a 42-year-old man of Lentsweletau was convicted of indecently assaulting his 12-year-old biological daughter. The incident dates back to...

Handcuffed and hanged…….but who killed my boyfriend?

Was it the police OR could it be his girlfriend's family? The last time 52-year-old Kedibonye Tsolo saw her son, he was being driven away...

Triple threat

Man in trouble over threat to kill, assault A 23-year-old man, accused of threatening to kill his former girlfriend, her child and her new boyfriend...

Whose wife is she anyway?

Woman's family receive magadi from two men Two weeks after marrying the women he loved, Modise Kwati’s world came crashing down. The 37-year-old barely had time...

Councillor accuses top cop of bar assault

"HE HIT ME WITH A FULL QUART BOTTLE" Letlhakeng Station Commander Superintendent Daniel Katse is being investigated after allegedly assaulting a councillor for criticising the...

Habitual offender gets 10 years in jail

No nonsense Molepolole Senior Magistrate Lindiwe Makgoro recently sentenced a 44-year-old habitual offender to10 years in prison. Dikgwedi Lekgetho, who has numerous offences before court...

Stolen cattle for magadi

Suspected cattle rustlers in court Four men, suspected to have stolen six cows intended to be paid as bride price (magadi) in Thamaga village were...

“I will kill you and put your head on the veranda!”

Son threatens to copy Molepolole family murder “So, you think Tebogo was a fool to kill his parents?” This was the chilling question 22-year-old Kesaobaka Sekate...

Molepolole hailed a cultural brand

Multitudes thronged Molepolole Sports Complex to celebrate the 12th annual Bakwena cultural festival, Dithubaruba last weekend. Held under the theme: 'My Culture My Treasure', the...

KPTL donates to legless pensioner

As one of its mandates to give back to the community, Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL) responded to a story on The Voice and...

Ramantosha family murder suspects further remanded

A lawyer representing murder suspects in the Ramantosha family gruesome murder failed to convince the magistrate to grant his clients bail as they were...

Unbeatable restaurant

After realising that there was no place for people to have a good hearty meal when they are out and about in Molepolole, Clifford...

Molepolole triple murder accused denied bail

Four suspects in the gruesome triple murder of a Molepolole family were today denied bail by Molepolole Chief Magistrate Linah–Oahile Mokibe. The quartet, including the...

Son accused of conniving with criminals to kill his family

Harrowing details in the triple murder of the Ramantosha family members in Molepolole have emerged in the wake of the arrest of the suspected...

Legs pensioner’s plea for help

Remarkable David Motshweneng, 71, was born without legs. Despite his unusual physical appearance, the old man who uses his arms to compensate for his legs,...

Art that mooves

man earns a living from cow horns An enterprising youth from Thamaga has carved out a living from his artistic talents, using cow horns to...

Help find this man

Police launch manhunt for missing son of murdered Molepolole family. The mystery of the brutal murder of three members of a Molepolole family two weeks...

Matlhabaphiri laid to rest

Former Member of Parliament for Molepolole North Constituency Gaotlhaetse Utlwang Sankoloba (GUS) Matlhabaphiri was laid to rest on Saturday. Multitudes of people including former Vice...

Serial rape suspects locked up

The duo has three separate rape cases each Sojwe residents in Kweneng District will breathe a sigh of relief for a while after Molepolole Chief...

Trespassing teenager whipped

A young man convicted for criminal trespass at Mogoditshane Senior Secondary School was last week given three strokes of the cane on his bare...

Condom thief fined P200

Blaming the devil could not help a 41-year -old condom thief wriggle out of a guilty verdict and a P200 fine. Appearing before Mogoditshane Customary...

Dithubaruba relocates

Cultural festival to be held at Molepolole Sports Complex The 12th annual Bakwena cultural festival, known as Dithubaruba, will be held on the 1st September...

Suspected female house breaker in court

Molepolole Magistrate Rosemary Khuto has remanded in custody a 42-year-old woman accused of house breaking. Gorata Dolly Balemoge from Goodhope is facing five counts of...

Turning trash into treasure

Recycled material earns Molepolole man a living Kabelo Jakoba is earning a living and keeping the environment clean by recycling old tyres. The talented 36- year-...

Getbucks gives back

GetBucks Botswana, a micro- finance company on Friday handed over winter school uniforms including 468 tracksuits, 94 jerseys, and 204 shoes all amounting to...