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Sikwane police record bizarre rape incidents

A 29-year-old woman who went to bed drunk woke up naked and shocked, with her 13-year-old cousin having sexual intercourse with her at Malolwane...

Rowdy BDF soldier in attempted murder charges

A rowdy Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Private who held his colleagues at gunpoint demanding warfare equipment has been charged with attempted murder, armed robbery and...

Ncube crazy videos go viral

A media company based in Francistown is fast gaining recognition for its increasingly popular Facebook drama, ‘Life of a Side Chick’ The nine episodes released...

Limko spread christmas cheer

“Giving back to society must be a life-long activity that goes beyond just financial contributions.” These words, and the sentiment behind them, were stressed by...

Policy rate unchanged at 5 percent

Inflation rate set to be within 3 – 6 percent objective range Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Botswana (BoB) has decided to...

Adapt or die!

Talking bucks the GetBucks way GetBucks Managing Director, Marthin de Kock, believes that for industries to survive and thrive in the next five to ten...

Bricklayer sentenced to death for employer’s murder

A bricklayer who gruesomely strangled his employer to death at Makobo village in 2012 has been sentenced to hang. Appearing before Justice Bashi Moesi of...

Hunter’s partners with AFSTEREO to compile local music CD

Hunter’s, the real, natural cider that refreshes like nothing on earth, has partnered with AFSTEREO Botswana in releasing a compilation titled Hunter’s Airplay Classics...

NWDC approves P500 000 loan scheme for councillors

The North West District Council (NWDC) last Wednesday approved a scheme that will allow councilors to secure loans of up to half a million...

Rhinos could go extinct by 2030

Risk continues to exist across the African continent Communities need to be sensitized about rhino poaching and other illegal activities that threaten to bring rhinos...

Dressing for a carnival

It is time to be merry and what a perfect platform to show you how to look your best this festive season especially when...

Banking on tourism

SADC pin hopes on tourism to boost regional growth Botswana is one of 12 countries in the 15-member Southern African Development Community (SADC) to agree...

AU/EU leaders condemn inhuman treatment of migrants in Lybia

African and European leaders that gathered in Abidjan for the 5th AU/EU Summit, last week condemned in the strongest terms inhuman treatment of African...

South African Youth and Religious Leaders of Six (6) Religions Promote...

Six (6)religious leaders representing Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, African Hebrew, Rastafari, and Brahma Kumaris gathered to discuss the topic of “The role of the religions...

Cresta Marakanelo announces new board members

Cresta Marakanelo Limited has announced the appointment of new board members Moatlhodi Lekaukau and Tshepidi Moremong. Lekaukau comes in as Board Chairperson, replacing retired Board...

Escaping the jaws of death

*Man fights off croc attack When a crocodile dragged him to the bottom of the Thamalakane River, his face trapped in the reptile’s unrelenting jaw,...

Sacked employee sues BDF for P418 000

A dismissed Botswana Defence Force (BDF) guest attendant has dragged her former employers before a Francistown High Court for dismissal. Tebogo Masalila, 45, said she...

Korean Civil Society Seeks Solidarity for Peace in Korea and Globe

On November 25th, 1,200 social representatives including youth and religious leaders were gathered in “1st Peace Conference of Religious Leaders in Southeastern and Southwestern...

Serial rapist begs for mercy

An alleged serial rapist Thatayaone Wabuya Nka, who is facing three counts of rape, has pleaded with the court to be lenient in his...

“You have three months to bring back the money”- Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has cautioned those who illegally shifted money outside the country to repatriate it within three months or face arrest. Although he...

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters snatches Miss Universe title

Miss South Africa 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe, becoming the first Miss South Africa to take this prestigious title since Margaret...

High hopes

Zimbabweans optimistic about the future There were widespread celebrations in Zimbabwe on Tuesday as news broke that former President Robert Mugabe had finally tendered in...

Botswana a vital market for SA’s North-West Tourism

South Africa’s Member of the Executive Committee (MEC) responsible for tourism in the North-West, Desbo Mohono, says Botswana is a vital market for her...

Movie reviews by Theo Silitshena; Justice League

2017 ‧ Fantasy/Science fiction film ‧ 2h 1m Justice League is a 2017 American superhero film based on the DC Comics superhero team of the...

Art according to Wilson Ngoni

Wilson Ngoni brings his images to life. You can touch the water, the wrinkle, stroke the horse and untie the head scarf. He is...

Wanted suspect escapes from SA police custody

Botswana police have issued an urgent public appeal for information that could lead to the arrest of Adolphius Mogakolodi Legae who escaped from police...

Mnangagwa turns down Mugabe offer

Sacked Zimbabwe Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who has been seconded by the Zanu PF Central Committee as the party’s interim leader, has turned down...

Fallen from Grace

President Mugabe to hand over power to Mnangagwa President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe would be forced to hand over power to the country’s sacked vice...

Defiant Mugabe ignores demands to step down

Zimbabweans have been left baffled after President Robert Mugabe ended his speech this evening without any announcement of his resignation as head of state. Instead,...

Hopeless AB gets

Ordinary folks’ pleas concerning the unreliability of Air Botswana have been falling on deaf ears for far too long and Shaya is happy to...

SONA at a glance

Economic Diversification Drive (EDD) EDD results in substantial increase in Government procurement from local manufacturers and service providers. Total cumulative expenditure of P13.93 billion as of...

Three memorable dates in F/town’s history

* 1897 – The year historian’s recognise as the date when Francistown was founded. The small settlement was named after Daniel Francis, an English gold...

We are a fat nation- Khama

President Ian Khama's State of the Nation Address (SONA) this week has cast some light into the dark realities of the nation's depressing health...

“Drugs are a health problem not a criminal problem”- Sir Richard...

Business tycoon and founder of the Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson, says drug use should be treated as a health problem and that users...

Fuel prices go up

The Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) has announced a rise in retail pump prices for petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin with effect from 00:01hrs,...

Rollers stay top

Township Rollers solidified their grip at the top of the BTC Premiership log with a resounding 3-0 triumph over Gilport Lions in a match...

Movie reviews by Theo Silitshena; Ragnarok

2017 ‧ Fantasy/Science fiction film ‧ 2h 10m Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor (Chris Hemsworth) finds himself in a...

Orange Botswana rewards Francistown patrons

During the just ended Francistown 120 years celebrations held in the city over the weekend Orange Botswana awarded 7 local patrons for their hard...

World Religious Leaders Are Gathering to Realize True Peace in the...

Through Communication Rather Than Force. Finding the Standard of Trustworthy Scripture by Religions to Promote Peacebuilding through Inter-religious Reconciliation and Understanding About 300 religious leaders...

Movie reviews by Theo Silitshena; The Snowman

2017 ‧ Drama/Mystery ‧ 1h 59m For Detective Harry Hole, the death of a young woman during the first snowfall of winter feels like anything...