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Monday 23 April 2018, 09:35 am.
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 18:00 pm
Kgatleng just like Gaborone has always been dominated by the opposition. With the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) joining forces with the Botswana Congress Party (BC...
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 15:11 pm
In 2014 he garnered a paltry 157 votes when Isaac Davids won the constituency with over 6,000 votes. He registered his name as an independent candidate for the Mochudi Ea...
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 15:08 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Bulela Ditswe primary election weekend losers at Moselewapula ward have alleged that the winner had trafficked people from ne...
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 15:08 pm
Pelotshweu boela mannong, mmatla sa gagwe o se bone. This Setswana saying, meaning one has to be happy when one finally gets what they always wanted, could best describe ...
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 15:04 pm
Kgori Capital (Proprietary) Limited says the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) does not have the powers to make civil penalties for forfeiture of property subject to ...
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 15:04 pm
The Ministry of Basic Education (MoBE) has roped in the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) and the Directorate of Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) to assi...
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 15:02 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The President of the Customary Court of Appeal (North) Christopher Masunga has lambasted the police for handling appeal cases before his court with contempt.
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 14:59 pm
A recent Statistics Botswana report has found that youth are the main perpetrator of crime, causing concern for the level of decadence that threatens society's promising ...
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 14:59 pm
Notorious rapist and armed robber, Thabelo Nfakazi Ndlovu has been sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment in connection to a case of re-entry into Botswana through ungazette...
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 14:56 pm
Chief Justice Maruping Dibotelo has sentenced five men convicted for the 2013 murder and armed robbery committed at a Chinese construction site in Gaborone North to 15 ye...
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 14:54 pm
Sir Seretse Khama Airport (SSKA) police have no leads in a case in which a half-naked dead woman was dumped in a dense bush at Ledumadumane. Police probes are yet to lea...
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 14:53 pm
A speeding car reportedly ran over a 19-year-old girl who was trying to cross the road by the traffic lights at Tsholofelo location, in Gaborone on late evening on Thursd...
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 14:52 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Just four months before its liquidation BCL Mine, in partnership with Switzerland-based Glencore Nickel handed over half-a-million pula to Humana People to...
Mon 16 Apr 2018, 18:00 pm
As if declining to have their vehicles returned to them was not enough, a peeved Justice Omphemetse Motumise on Friday directed the Registrar of High Court to charge form...
Mon 16 Apr 2018, 13:35 pm
There is mounting excitement for residents of Tlokweng that the two rape suspects who they suspect to have been terrorising them are now safely behind bars. For a while n...
Mon 16 Apr 2018, 13:35 pm
With only a few days remaining before the Mochudi East parliamentary by-election, there is still not enough buzz showing that the election is almost here.
Mon 16 Apr 2018, 13:33 pm
Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Mochudi East parliamentary candidate, Bright Moagi Molebatsi has expressed his displeasure at the decision to rename the constituency...
Mon 16 Apr 2018, 13:29 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The winner of the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) primaries at Moselewapula, Reuben Kethoilwe has indicated that he intends to employ new campaign tactics in o...
Mon 16 Apr 2018, 13:29 pm
PALAPYE: The rapidly developing Palapye is in dire need of a fully-fledged landfill and the authorities’ response to addressing the matter has left the area with a hitc...
Mon 16 Apr 2018, 13:19 pm
A woman’s half-naked body was recently discovered dumped in a dense bush at Ledumadumane where police cite increased reports such cases of violence against women.
Mon 16 Apr 2018, 13:09 pm
It was 19 years ago that the Sikh community last had a sitting president in Festus Mogae visit their Gurudwara (temple). Yesterday, new President, Mokgweetsi Masisi addre...
Mon 16 Apr 2018, 13:06 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Accusations and denials reached fever pitch at Courtroom 3 of the Magistrates’ court on Friday after two robbery-accused persons implicated the police in ...
Mon 09 Apr 2018, 17:31 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) deputy secretary general (DSG), Shaw Kgathi, was over the weekend reportedly forced to unceremoniously stop an internal p...
Mon 09 Apr 2018, 17:28 pm
Opposition parties have complained in the past that Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) uses its numbers to upset even the best of their motions.
Mon 09 Apr 2018, 17:23 pm
Two Ugandan men, Menyha Arone Francis Kisame and Brian Douglas Katabalwa, were further remanded in custody following their appearance before Village Magistrate’s Court ...
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