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Pot-pinching granny caught in the act

Despite pleading her innocence, Old Naledi Customary Court found a 59-year-old woman guilty of stealing her neighbour’s three-legged cooking pot. Unemployed Kabanyane Kwenaetsile was convicted...

‘Don’t talk about my mum like that!’

COUNCILLOR’S SON BEATS DISABLED WOMAN AND HER DAUGHTER FOR DISRESPECTING HIS MOTHER Family love was thin on the ground in Ramotswa recently, when a councillor’s...

Thamaga granny dies in freak ambulance accident

A 76-year-old woman from Thamaga village died on Tuesday early morning, when the ambulance she was travelling in hit the Rainbow traffic circle and...

Teacher accused of dislodging student’s teeth in brutal punishment

A disgruntled mother has told of how her 10-year-old daughter broke a molar tooth and dislodged her other teeth after she was beaten up...

Man rapes ex-lover in front of her children

Police in Mochudi have arrested a 27-year-old man for allegedly raping her 32-year-old ex-girlfriend last week. The incident allegedly took place at around 0256hrs while...

Teenager arrested for raping a 5-year-old

Mogoditshane Police are investigating a case in which a 19-year-old man allegedly raped a five-year-old toddler at Rasoko ward in Gabane. The rape incident was...

Outsa’s house gutted by fire

Sunday Standard editor, Outsa Mokone's house was on Sunday morning set on fire, allegedly by his late wife's niece, following an argument with her...

Jwaneng police arrest teen gang in weekend of terror

About 33 young men suspected to be offshoots of the notorious ‘Matsetsenkane’ terror squad are in police custody in Jwaneng after they were arrested...

‘He was killed for his blood’

Dead man's body found floating in Moshupa Dam “They sucked out blood from his body, tied his hands with a fishing line and threw him...

The voice of love

Wedding bells for couple who met through LGP When they met six years ago, through The Voice’s popular ‘Let’s Get Personal’ (LGP) column, neither Boago...

Armed bandits hijack combi

An evening ride home took a terrifying turn for combi passengers this Monday, when five knife-wielding thugs hijacked their transport demanding money. The men are...

Malaria kills Moshupa granny

After 85 years on the planet, it was a single bite from a tiny insect that proved the end of Ikgopoleng Koloi. The grandmother died...

Father demands P20 000 for daughter’s pregnancy

Mogoditshane headman for Bobididi ward, Kgosi Mantikele Kabelo last Thursday dragged his daughter’s boyfriend to the customary court to demand payment for damages. An unapologetic...

Suspected diamond dealer arrested

A 43-year-old man from Trinidad and Tobago was this week arrested after he was found in possession of six shiny stones suspected to be...

Boyfriend attempts to kill lover for refusing to cook

Tlokweng police responded promptly to a threat to kill report this week and arrested a man who tried to kill his girlfriend for refusing...

Mentally challenged girl gang-raped

Mochudi Police are investigating a case in which a mentally disturbed teenage girl was brutally raped by two men at Pilane village on Wednesday...

Gunman kills cop before turning the barrel on himself

Police have confirmed the death of a 44-year-old police officer who was shot dead by a suspect who then turned the barrel on himself...

Widowed on her wedding day

Groom hangs himself the day before he was due to marry Last Wednesday, 33-year-old Mmapula Mosimane went to bed a happy woman. The following day she...

Whipped

Rude boyfriend lashed for insulting granny After an unseasonably chilly weekend, a 33-year-old man had his buttocks warmed up on Monday morning when he was...

Man fakes father’s funeral to cancel wedding

* Uses former Assistant Police commissioner's photo in funeral programme A 29- year- old man of Tutume village, Banoziba Thabanelo landed in trouble for making...

Botho celebrates success

Botho University this week commemorated its 20th anniversary at the Gaborone Campus in Kgale, on Monday with speeches and fanfare. Speaking during his presentation on...

Son torches family home

"He threatened to kill me countless times" - Mother A troubled young man’s fiery temper has left his 79-year-old mother homeless after he deliberately set...

Village Headman commits suicide

Police have confirmed the death of Kgosi Monametsi Montshioa of Mogwalale village near Goodhope whose body was found hanging from the rafters of his...

Suspected abortion pill dealer nabbed

A woman suspected to be illegally dealing in Cytotec, a labour inducing pill that is notoriously used by backyard abortionists, played into a police...

Woman refuses rape medical examination

A Jwaneng woman has refused to be examined by medical doctors for rape after she was found lying naked next to a man on...

Mother slits baby’s throat

Police in Jwaneng are investigating a case in which a 32-year-old woman from Unit One location delivered a baby and allegedly beheaded it with...

ATI scoops 6 BOMU awards

Atasaone Molemogi a.k.a ATI was the toast of the night at the 9th annual Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU) Awards as he scooped six awards. After...

Five arrested for pangolin possession

Five people were arrested on Friday after they were caught with two live pangolins in the back of their van. Acting on an anonymous tip-off,...

Tragedy

Teen mother kills 10-month-old baby The Mokwena family in Lotlhakane East, along Lobatse road was left reeling in shock last week Thursday after their daughter...

Daughter seeks to evict father from family home

* "He gave me the house as my inheritance" Daughter * My new wife and I are not going anywhere."Father An elderly man from Makakatlela ward...

Bank Gaborone rebrands

After 11 years of offering retail banking services, Bank Gaborone last week Thursday unveiled new changes in its logo and infrastructure elements. The new rebranding...

A family of suspected thieves

GRANNY, 64 AND HER 3 KIDS IN THEFT CHARGES Having spent the last two weeks in prison, a 64-year-old grandmother heaved a weary sigh of...

Ramotswa up against Gender Based Violence

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Assistant Representative, Mareledi Segotso, has expressed concern at the rising incidents of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the country. Speaking during...

Egg thieves on the loose

Two security guards at Maya Enterprises Egg Head Poultry farm in Kumakwane have told of how they begged for their lives last weekend when...

Man dies mysteriously in hotel room

A 42-year old man is said to have died mysteriously in a hotel room on Saturday after checking in with a young woman the...

Bangwaketse celebrate Dikgafela

Bangwaketse celebrated the annual Dikgafela Cultural Festival in Kanye on Friday. The event was graced by President Lieutenant General Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama.

“I’m not a gold digger”- Janet

* there was no gold to dig when I married him * what's wrong with being a stay-at home mom? A week after the incident that...

“Our girlfriends deny us sex!”

*Frustrated Combi drivers take a stand against taxis *Lack of business leading to lack of love-making Fed-up with continually losing customers to taxis, Old Naledi combi...

‘I forgive you’

*Woman begs missing lover to come home *Boyfriend disappears after beating his lady As she squatted on the ground to relieve herself on a hot, humid...

Woman beater complains of police brutality

Cops assault man for beating girlfriend A 26-year-old man who assaulted his girlfriend was arrested by Mochudi police officers on Sunday – but not before...