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Innocent Selatlhwa
  • About 261 pre- school teachers untrained

    Pre-school education lays the groundwork for a child's learning journey. Despite the increasing value attached to pre-school education and its recognition by the revised National Education Policy, many pre-school teachers remain untrained, which...

  • Moz High Commission, contractor clash over Machel Museum

    The High Commissioner claims that the company failed to meet certain deadlines as per the agreement and that the firm was still paid for the work completed. According to Mozambican publication O País, the dispute between the High Commission and the...

  • Murderer's last plea: Tsametse demands 'killer attire' return

    Tsametse has pleaded with his attorney to help him get back clothes he wore on the night he murdered his then 16-year-old cousin in March 2018. "I have long asked for my clothes back. There was no DNA on them and also the case is now over. I...

  • Public service salary negotiations hit a snag

    The parties will now head for arbitration as the government does not want to move away from five percent they offered while unions moved a bit down from their 15% proposal. DPSM, Botswana Land Board & Local Authorities & Health Workers Union...

  • Ditshwanelo criticises insurance killer death sentencing

    Tsametse was sentenced for the 2018 murder of his 16-year-old cousin, Arnold Ofentse, at Mogoditshane, for insurance money.Currently, 16 men are on death row in Botswana.Ditshwanelo remains opposed to and condemns the use of the death penalty as a...

  • Man found guilty for killing friend over cigarette

    The judgment was delivered recently by Justice Michael Motlhabi of the Lobatse High Court. According to the charge sheet, the incident occurred on April 1, 2018, at Ngologa Ward in Lehututu, part of the Kgalagadi Administrative District. The first...

  • BDP fancies reclaiming Mahalapye East

    Masisi, who is also the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) president, arrived in Mookane, which falls under the 'destitute' Mahalapye East, just before 10am to the packed village football grounds. Multitudes who had arrived by bus and combi had...

  • Insurance killer condemned to death

    Lobatse High Court's Justice Modiri Letsididi sentenced Thato Tsametse, who was at the committal of the offence 29 years old, to death last Thursday. According to Letsididi, Tsametse mercilessly murdered his helpless little cousin and deserves no...

  • EFB petitions Parley over Constitution amendment

    However, some religious groupings have not given up on the fight to have the Bill relooked into.The Evangelism Fellowship of Botswana (EFB) who have been very vocal about the objection to the Bill, especially with regards to permitting same-sex...

  • Khama asserts life in peril

    In refuting that he is a fugitive from justice, the former president argues in a lengthy write-up based on SIGINT reports by foreign state agencies revealing at least three attempts on his life at the hands of the Government of Botswana.Khama...

  • I'm not a fugitive – Khama

    This comes after Ian Khama was declared a fugitive from justice by Justice Barnabas Nyamadzabo in Seretse Khama Ian Khama and Another v Director of Public Prosecutions and Another – Case No. MAHGB-OOO673-22.Ian Khama has dragged Autlwetse before...

  • Khama fingers fallout with Masisi behind 'derecognition'

    Through his court paper reply, Khama has refuted claims by Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Kgotla Autlwetse that his appointment as Kgosi in 1979 was not gazetted.Khama submits that former subsequent administrations of the Botswana...

  • 'BCP only party ready to lead'

    Despite having only competed once at the constituency polls in 2014 where it performed poorly, the BCP is confident it can bag the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) strongholds as part of its target of 31 constituencies amongst them Letlhakeng...

  • Rasesa crash victims laid to rest

    The two, who were described as national assets, met their demise last Monday when their Mercedes Benz sedan collided with a truck by Rasesa. Thandiwe’s little sister, Bongi Kegapilwe, is currently hospitalised following the accident. The bodies of...

  • Ntlo Ya Dikgosi oozes wisdom – Gaborone

    Speaking after the Ntlo ya Dikgosi debate of the Constitutional (Amendment) Bill No4 of 2024, Gaborone said Bogosi is important and full of wisdom and should not be looked down upon. He commended Ntlo ya Dikgosi for the debate on the constitution...

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