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Miscellaneous end Rollers’ unbeaten run

Serowe Giants, Miscellaneous FC, pulled off a surprise this afternoon bringing to an abrupt end BTC Premiership log leaders Township Rollers’ unbeaten run in...

Systems down as Galaxy shines on

Jwaneng Galaxy this afternoon defeated their host Security Systems 2-0 in a BTC Premiership match played in Lobatse. It was a promising start for Systems...

Bashingi eyes Commonwealth games glory

400m runner Gerald Bashingi of Botswana Defence Force Athletics club Lon Thursday won Botswana Athletics Association 1st Series track and field competitions held at...

A woman of many talents

Hurdles champion publishes a novel Local blogger, writer and athlete, Oarabile Babolai has recently published a novel titled The Long Road to Freedom. Babolai, 25, is...

AB pilot charged with threat to kill

Air Botswana Pilot, Keabetswe Sekgwama appeared in court this week facing two counts of threat to kill, one of assault and another of causing...

Habitual robbery suspect back in court

A robbery suspect who has been on the police 'wanted' list for violating bail conditions was this week hauled back to court after he...

Soldier charged for raping friend’s girlfriend

Old Naledi Police have arrested a 28-year-old soldier from Mochudi suspected to have raped his friend's girlfriend on Saturday night. The 20-year-old victim together with...

Sensei Molapong passes on

Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) is mourning the death of former national team karateka, Sensei Tebogo Molapong. The 32-year-old athlete died in a car accident on...

Cop’s son shot dead

Suspected to have been a thief It seems a policeman’s son, suspected to be a habitual thief, attempted one robbery too many when he was...

Talking from experience

They say experience is the best teacher and Kabelo Malongwa can attest to that. Born in Francistown 35 years ago, Malongwa will never forget the...

The brains behind the brawn

Unassuming and modest, Mogomotsi Otsetswe is not one to boast about his achievements. If he were the bragging type, the 56-year-old Mahalapye native would undoubtedly...

Brutal maid in trouble

An angry father has laid charges against his young maid for allegedly assaulting his three-year-old daughter. Troubled Mooketsi Jani of Kachikau believes 20-year-old Wame Maphane...

The invincibles

RAMPANT ROLLERS UNBEATEN IN THE LEAGUE IN 2017 Even by their lofty standards, 2017 has been a remarkable year for Township Rollers. The 14-time champions have...

Cheating girlfriend falls off a BDF apartment

Police are investigating an incident in which a woman was this morning allegedly pushed from the balcony of a Botswana Defence Force (BDF) apartment...

Butale and team to reach Mahalapye today

Member of Parliament for Tati West and Minister of Investment Trade and Industry, Biggie Butale is expected to reach Mahalapye today in the fourth...

Cab driver’s suspected murderers denied bail

Broadhurst Magistrate, Gennai Jansen, today further remanded in custody suspects in the brutal murder of cab driver, Moemedi Ranthoka. The suspects, Kgotlaetsile Leonard Gaonakala (24)...

Foul-mouthed rape suspect further remanded

Rape suspect, Mmutlenyane Ramogaladi, appeared for mention today despite his confrontation with Magistrate Gennai Jansen in court last week, when he told the magistrate...

Woman arrested for insurance fraud

Urban Police in Gaborone last week moved swiftly and arrested a woman for forgery and for attempting to steal money from Botswana Life Insurance...

Okie on the move

Many know Kesego Kebelaele Okie from reading news on Radio Botswana back in the days. Her recognizable, assertive voice made her the people’s favourite and...

P60, 000 awaits Miss RADP 2017

The winner of this year’s Miss Remote Area Development Programme (RADP) will receive P50, 000 for an economic empowerment project of their choice. They will...

Cab driver killers sentenced to death

Chief Justice Maruping Dibotelo this morning sentenced Matshidiso Tshidi Boikanyo and Moabi Seabelo Mabiletsa to death. The two were found guilty for murdering a Delux...

The karate kid kicking high

In his days as a national team karateka, Solomon Solly Reikeletseng delivered a mean chop and a destructive kick. However, nowadays the Francistown-native wields a...

Sefalana expand digital platform

In a bid to keep up to date with the ever-evolving world of modern technology, Sefalana have introduced a mobile shopping app. The exciting new...

Jealous boyfriend stabs love rival with a knife

A jealous Zimbabwean man is in police custody for stabbing his girlfriend's ex-lover with a knife. 29-year-old Valentine Nkomo is alleged to have stabbed his...

Married for one day

Man leaves wife for mistress day after wedding Marriage is forever, or so they say. However, for 40-year-old Nonofo Moalosi, ‘happily ever after’ lasted exactly one...

Breaking new ground

Lebogang Eugene Pule, an aspiring Agripreneur recently got the much needed boost that will turn his dream into a reality. He won the Citizen Entrepreneurial...

Mokonyane bags international award

Business Continuity Management (BCM) Practitioner Semakaleng Mokonyane recently won a global continuity and resilience newcomer award at The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) in London. Mokonyane,...

Barbaric

*9-YEAR-OLD GIRL RAPED, KILLED AND DISCARDED *MOTHER’S EX-BOYFRIEND ARRESTED FOR SUSPECTED MURDER Discarded like a piece of trash, a nine-year-old girl’s ravaged, lifeless body was...

Fake Presidential security officer nabbed

Police are investigating a Gabane man who was recently caught with a stolen government walkie talkie. The suspect, who has since been released from police...

Talking hoops with Hardy

It is a little under a year since 35-year-old Boineelo Hardy was voted in as the Botswana Basketball Association’s (BBA) newest President. The former national...

Metropolitan millionaire sales agent

Boitumelo wins wins coveted award Financial Advisor, Jennifer Kobuoa Boitumelo was named Metropolitan millionaire sales agent after hitting the million Pula mark in commission for...

“That’s a dead baboon not a thokolosi!”

Three Zimbabwean men who conned a woman out of P1, 000 on pretence of exorcising a thokolosi from her yard admitted their guilt before...

Police crackdown on illegal traders

Borakanelo Police on Friday raided Gaborone bus rank where they arrested street vendors dealing in illegal products and currency exchange. The police confiscated $904, R23...

Mingo’s loan-shark lesson

Local Kwasa artist, Amninoni Mujokeri, popularly known as Mingo learned the hard way never to mess with loan-sharks when he found himself behind bars...

Dreaming green with biodiesel

Despite a recent setback, Mogotsi Samotongwa is determined not to give up on his dream. The Botho University accountancy student wants to produce biodiesel from...

BISA go for elections

The Botswana Integrated Sports Association (BISA) elective Annual General Meeting will be held this weekend in Palapye. There'll be an interesting contest for the presidency...

Victim of divorce

Terminated marriage renders woman homeless 9 years later. Acting on the instructions of a court order, Police Officers and Sheriffs forcibly removed the Gaborone City...

Bright’s blinding headache

Zebras coach fed up with players shunning call up   Senior National team Coach Major David Bright is about to lose his characteristic smile. The normally upbeat...

BMW BW give back to the community

A posse of BMW brand enthusiasts will this weekend descend on Palapye and Serowe in their continued efforts to help the less privileged members...

Gunners gunned down

Extension Gunners lost 1-0 against their host Gaborone United this afternoon at the UB Stadium. Tumisang Orebonye scored the only goal of the game in...