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A litany of imperfections rock the UDC

Ousted founding partners, alleged one man show, twice the loser, failed inaugural congress and now suspended vice president are phrases that can be thrown about to describe the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC)’s shortcomings since it was formed. Even though the UDC’s last weekend decision to suspend its vice President Dumelang Saleshando might be a straw that broke the camel’s back, its failed inaugural congress takes the crown. Writes Mmegi Staffer MOMPATI TLHANKANE

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Newcastle deal fails as English side wants P150m

The long-anticipated deal between Newcastle Football Club and the Botswana government has been put on ice due to financial constraints, with the Premier League side expecting P150 million per season. 

Lesaro’s attorney Morgan Moseki

Man murders girlfriend

FRANCISTOWN: A 41-year-old man of Tonota village is facing a possible death penalty sentence after he admitted murdering his girlfriend after she refused to cook relish for him.

Tlokweng village PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Tlokweng missing teen found, safe

A Tlokweng teenage girl who went missing on June 14 after failing to return home from school has been found safe.

Bengbame Sechele

Ex-cop gets death penalty for wife's murder

FRANCISTOWN: A former cop turned laboratory technician, Mogomotsi Legae, was sentenced to the gallows on Friday for murdering his wife six years ago.

Police robbed, asking public for help

Police robbed, asking public for help

Botswana police service is asking for help from members of the public just hours after they were robbed of guns by unidentified men.

Donald Rapulane PIC. SPOTKICK

Football mourns slain Chiefs defender

Local football has been plunged into mourning following the passing of Mochudi Centre Chiefs defender, Donald Rapulane.

Police officers patrolling the streets

Police target international policing standards

Botswana Police Service (BPS) shocked the nation by releasing an external vacancy advertisement calling for the post of police constables with entry minimum qualifications of masters’ degree.


Khama snubs gov't itinerary

While SKI Khama Foundation chief executive officer, Mogomotsi Kaboeamodimo claims an unreliable flight schedule forced former president Ian Khama to visit Europe earlier than announced, government asserts it is in the dark over such plans.

Goodhope police investigate murder/suicide

Goodhope police investigate murder/suicide

Police in Goodhope are investigating a case in which two bodies were discovered yesterday in what is believed to be a murder/suicide in Metlojane village.

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