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Lesedi Mkhutshwa
  • Cops kill elephant whilst pursuing criminals

    According to Kazungula Police Station commander, Phetogo Phillimon on Thursday morning, three police officers were threatened by a herd of elephants while they were on duty tracking culprits near Letsoma village.He highlighted that the elephants were...

  • About 11% of girls in Botswana raped

    Illmer said this recently during the handover of a child friendly police centre in Letlhakane village.According to llmer, as in many countries, the COVID-19 pandemic in Botswana exposed and exacerbated several pre-existing vulnerabilities and has...

  • Herdsman arrested for fatally stabbing woman

    The incident took place on Friday just a day after the ‘E Seng Mo Ngwaneng’ campaign came to an end in Letlhakane and surrounding areas.The campaign is geared towards putting an end to sexual exploitation, violence and abuse, especially against...

  • Digital mining: students urged to utilise technology

    He was giving a keynote address at the Mmei Junior Secondary School (JSS) prize-giving ceremony held under the theme ‘ICT Integration: A prerequisite for child-friendly and safe school post-COVID-19.’ Lekula, who is one of Mmei JSS' alumni,...

  • FMD recurrence reignites painful memories

    One of the affected farmers, the owner of Dzapela 2 Farm in Tshesebe village, Aggrey Makhila, has shared with Mmegi the pain of restocking time and again due to the recurrence of FMD in the region. Makhila was one of the farmers who lost 30 cattle...

  • Re Bataki training empowers 12 artists and crafters

    The five-day training, which ended last weekend, was held under the topic, 'Crafting our heritage: Enhancing product creativity through story telling'. It was moderated by Theatre for Development Botswana. The moderator from Theatre for...

  • Coloured teen 'murders' brother

    According to the charge sheet, on September 18, the accused person allegedly murdered Kennedy Moruti at Coloured location here. Unconfirmed reports say the siblings had a dispute over a stolen phone and an altercation reportedly escalated into a...

  • UDC ancillary organs resolutions never revisited

    Mohwasa told Mmegi that the coalition was reconfigured following the conclusion of talks that took place under the transition clause and paved the way for the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) to be welcomed into the coalition.He said the National...

  • Lopang uses art to treat addiction

    The artist told Arts and Culture that she lost herself due to drug addiction eight years back but she has been sober for over a year now after tapping into art for therapy.She said art has played a big role in her drug addiction healing process. She...

  • Night out ends in tragedy

    The accident took place on Saturday morning at Shashe Bridge along A1 road. Tonota Station Commander Superintendent Oteng Ngada confirmed the incident.He said the fatal accident involving a BMV carrying six people heading towards the south hit...

  • Farmers on panic mode following FMD outbreak

    The region has over the last two decades been experiencing the recurrence problem of FMD due to a number of reasons amongst them elephants destroying the border fence paving way for cattle to move freely between Botswana and Zimbabwe, thus spreading...

  • Butcheries feel FMD pinch

    The FMD has been confirmed in 6b zone which is in the North East District from five clinical findings in Butale crush, says the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA). Following that, the veterinary department has since sealed off the veterinary gates both in...

  • Wanted rape suspect arrested for drug possession

    According to Letlhakane Police Station commander, Superintendent Michael Maphephu said the young man was arrested on Friday after being found in possession of 12 sachets of a green substance suspected to be dagga.He said that the suspect was wanted...

  • Man drags, rapes weeing woman

    On the case, Sehithwa Police Station commander, Superintendent Nshaki Mabophiwa said they are investigating a rape incident that took place on Friday. The incident happened at night near bushes behind the bar.According to Mabophiwa, the 27-year-old...

  • Teen robs within 24 hours of bail

    Letlhakane Station Commander, Superintendent Michael Maphephu told this publication that they arrested a teenage boy in connection with robbing a cyclist just a few hours of bail.He said that the 17-year-old suspect had just been released from prison...

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