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Lesedi Mkhutshwa
  • BCP to introduce youth national assembly

    He was addressing masses of youth and party delegates during the BCPYL manifesto launch over the weekend. In his address, June said they are going to establish a NYA within the first two years of government. He further indicated that the national...

  • Soldier jailed for attempted murder, rape

    According to Letlhakane Police Station commander, Superintendent Michael Maphephu, they are investigating an incident in which a 30-year-old soldier attempted to murder his girlfriend who is in her late 20s by drowning her in a bucket and bathtub. He...

  • Canada-based mouth painter on P200K grant windfall

    The gifted oral painter was awarded a $15, 000 (P205, 856.85) OAC grant in April 2023. The OAC is a Canadian government agency, which provides grants to Ontario-based individual artists and arts professionals, ad hoc groups, collectives and...

  • Undocumented Zim teen in court for countryman's murder

    According to Matsiloje Police Station commander, Superintendent Oteng Ngada, they received a report regarding the death of a 49-year-old herder at Sekukwe Lands on Monday.Sekukwe Lands is on the outskirts of Matshelagabedi village. Ngada further...

  • DCEC probes Central region's misappropriation of development fees

    Lentswe Motshoganetsi, the DCEC public relations and communications officer, has told The Monitor that they received reports alleging misuse of development and PTA funds within the Central region. “After conducting preliminary enquiries we found...

  • ‘Illegal gold miners continue to pose danger’

    Over 130 culprits from the same country have being arrested and appeared before court since last year. In an interview, North East District Council (NEDC) chairman, Kudzani Tobokwani, said illegal gold mining has become a pain in the neck for many....

  • Victims of human-wildlife conflicts owed P3.9 million

    This was revealed by the ODC chairman, Gaopalelwe Ronald, during the recent Full Council session. In his address, Ronald indicated that they were unable to provide compensation to farmers and residents in their district who had been affected by...

  • Child abuse rampant in Tonota district

    Addressing a full council on Monday, Tonota District Council (TDC) Chairperson Baemedi Medupe revealed that GBV cases continue to rise at an alarming rate in their district, especially the children defilement and rape.He said since January 2024,...

  • Deceased belongings allegedly links accused person to the murder

    Moleele was murdered late last month at Matshelagabedi village at his home in Tumediso ward and his decomposed body was found in a shallow grave at his backyard. The body of the 54-year-old male nurse who had been reported missing for over two weeks...

  • Murder accused on bail hangs himself

    In an interview with Matsiloje Station Commander, Superintended Oteng Ngada, confirmed that a 43-year-old man from Kulenyane ward in Matshelagabedi hanged himself on the rafters of his bedroom with shoe laces. The aforementioned 43-year-old man was...

  • Amantle’s Icy Treats making stride despite tough competition

    However, this did not deter 19-year-old Amantle Mthunzi from using her creativity to venture into this business despite tough competition.Trading under the name Amantle's Icy Treats, the company specialises in producing mouthwatering, premium icy...

  • Khwee man arrested for girlfriend's murder

    Both the suspect and deceased are from Khwee adding the horrific tragedy occurred a few kilometres from the settlement.According to the Letlhakane police chief, the boyfriend is suspected to have of used blunt weapons to murder his partner.He stated...

  • Makgadikgadi Walk makes way for Epic

    The schedule is meant to avoid clashes with the popular Makgadikgadi Epic. Makgadikgadi Pans Walk started 20 years ago as part of the YCare Charitable Trust’s commitment to corporate social responsibility.Since the inaugural pans walk which was...

  • Tati River rehabilitation underway

    Over the years, human activities and climate change have taken a toll on Tati’s natural beauty and its role as a source of life. Furthermore, there is undeniable proof that the river's sand supply is completely depleted which has severely...

  • Cultural heritage critical to cultural tourism in F/town

    Francistown is home to several rich but neglected historical sites such as the house that served as the residence of former Namibian Presidents during the country’s independence struggle, the scene of the WENELA crash and Supa Ngwao to name but...

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