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A life cut short

Teenager fatally stabbed for calling cousin by nickname A schoolyard squabble between two 16-year-old cousins over an unwanted nickname has ended with one dead and...

Unidentified man found dead

Gaborone West Police are appealing to members of the public to help identify the body of a man, at Princes Marina Hospital mortuary, who...

Female zebras raring to go

Botswana's women senior national team coach Gaolethoo 'Ronaldo' Nkutlwisang says the team is ready to compete in the COSAFA championship to be held in...

Consumer fair opens doors for SMMEs

Liberty Life Managing Director Lulu Rasebotsa says the consumer fair has over the past 10 years opened up to people in the small to...

Kgowe to be sentenced for drugs possession

Broadhurst Magistrate, Gaseitsewe Tonoki, has further remanded Simon Badisa Kgowe until September 11th when he will be sentencing him for two counts of unlawful...

7 years in jail for abusing wife

Molepolole Magistrate Michael Itumeleng this Tuesday sentenced Mike Graduate Mutizwa to seven years in jail for grievously assaulting his wife Cathrine Mutizwa. When the ruling...

Driving the mining vision

Eunice Mpoloka broke new grounds when she became the first woman to get a metallurgy (art and science of extracting metals from their ores...

Soldier faces murder charge

Accused of killing a man in a fight over a cow's head A young soldier accused of stabbing a man to death in a fight...

Let the ball roll

BPL DISMISS FEARS OF DELAYED START TO THE SEASON Botswana Premier League (BPL) CEO Styles Ntshinogang has confirmed the BTC Premiership 2018/19 season will start...

Tlokweng murder suspect remanded in custody

Extension II Magistrate, Batho Kgerethwa, this morning further remanded Simon Badisa Kgowe, a suspect in the recent murder of Elizabeth Bonolo Kerekang whose headless...

Frustrated immigrant hangs himself in girlfriend’s house

Old Naledi Police have engaged Interpol to help locate the family of a man who allegedly committed suicide at his girlfriend’s house on the...

Football for empowerment

Moroka village hosts FFA tournament Four amateur football teams will lock horns in the inaugural annual Football Foundation for Africa (FFA) tournament on 18th August...

BDF athletics club host half marathon

Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Athletics Club-Mogoditshane will host its first annual 21.1km half marathon on the 26th of August. The event will give athletes a...

Dintwe’s dilemma

The golden girl of long-distance running, Onneile Dintwe fears she is not fit enough to defend her Orange Phikwe National Marathon title. The 32nd edition...

Four suspected drug dealers remanded in custody

Village Chief Magistrate, Goodwill Makofi, has remanded in custody three men and a woman who were allegedly found in possession of a substance suspected...

Making ends meet with nyeletso lehuma

Gaborone District Commissioner’s office in partnership with the City Council recently held a Poverty Eradication Market Day under the theme ‘Empowering Small Entrepreneurs to...

The Money Man

Steven Bogatsu’s journey with First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) began in 2007 when he joined as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). It was a position he...

Doing it for charity……and P300, 000

PRE-SEASON FUN IN LUCRATIVE CURTAIN RAISER The lines are closed and the votes are in – all 225, 250 of them! The first-ever BTC Charity Cup...

Where is the head?

Missing part delays Tlokweng woman's burial Funeral arrangements of a murdered Tlokweng woman have been delayed as the grieving family waits for police to find...

GU at a crossroads

Gaborone United's troubles look set to rumble on as the club's branch chairmen and interim committee clash over the return of controversial former Director,...

Lobatse High Court postpones BOPEU case

Lobatse High Court on Friday postponed an urgent application between Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) interim executive and the suspended committee. In a meeting that...

Murdered woman buried without her head

The body of 29-year-old Elizabeth Bonolo Kerekang who was allegedly beheaded by her boyfriend, Simon Badisa Kgowe, was buried this morning without her head. Kerekang's...

Sefalana end the year with P231.7 m profit

Sefalana Group Managing Director, Chandra Chauhan says Sefalana generated a profit of P231.7 million before tax for the year ended 30 April 2018. Chauhan said...

Police still searching for murdered woman’s head

Simon Badisa Kgowe who is a suspect in the murder case of Elizabeth Bonolo Kerekang was this morning arraigned before Extension II Magistrate, Batho...

Tlokweng murder suspect arrested

Police have, following a painstaking search, arrested a man suspected to have murdered a woman whose headless body was yesterday found in the bush...

Cousin killer suspect on bail

After being denied bail four times at both the Magistrate and the High Court, Thato Tsametse who is suspected to have killed his cousin...

Woman’s headless body found in the bush

An unidentified woman’s headless body was found discarded in the bush in Tlokweng’s Marataneng Ward this morning (30 July). Confirming the shocking discovery of the...

UAE exchange rebrand its Africa operations

The global provider of money transfer, foreign exchange and payments solutions UAE Exchange has rebranded its Africa operations to Unimoni. The launch of Unimoni was...

FNBB declared the best

For the second year running, First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) was named the best bank in the country in the Euromoney Excellence Awards. Regarded as...

Pono Moatlhodi’s son busted for cocaine possession

Trouble seems to follow former Deputy Speaker of National Assembly Pono Moatlhodi’s son, Boitshoko Moatlhodi, wherever he goes. Just three years after he narrowly escaped...

Innocent pleads guilty

House-breaker receives two year sentence A young Zimbabwean man’s belief that his guilty plea would save him from jail backfired spectacularly when he was sentenced...

Woman’s night out ends in double rape

A night-out of fun and entertainment ended in double tragedy for a Kanye woman as she was attacked and raped in two separate incidents. According...

Councillor in stock theft charges

Kanye Police are investigating a case in which Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Councillor for Segwagwa ward in Mmathethe-Molapowabojang Constituency, Mogorosi Naolwakgosi, is accused of...

Diamond Zebras depart for COSAFA

Botswana Under 17 National team will leave for the COSAFA tournament in Mauritius on Friday. The country has been drawn against Seychelles, Namibia and the...

GU turn to old hands for new hope

Despite finishing fifth in the Premier League, last season was one to forget for Gaborone United. The Reds were plagued by off-field problems, most of...

Addressing the stigma surrounding infertility

A total of 200 reporters from 17 African nations converged on the Kenyan capital of Nairobi this week for a health media workshop. Organised by...

Govt to keep closer eye on special funds

Following the cabinet’s resolve to strengthen the financial management of Special Funds in the wake of the National Petroleum Fund debacle, the Ministry of...

Touching lives through sport

BNSC Sports Administrator, 2015 In her quest and commitment to develop youngsters and expose players to international standards of sport, Keenese Katisenge started Limitless Minds...

BSE rings second opening bell

Botswana Vice President Slumber Tsogwane officially opened the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) opening bell ceremony this Tuesday in Gaborone. This initiative was launched last month...

Race for rhinos hailed a success

Former President Lieutenant General Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama says the annual Race for Rhinos is the biggest aviation event ever in Africa. Khama who...