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Lesedi Mkhutshwa
  • Monarch 'Killer dad' denied bail

    Salathi is alleged to have murdered his two children aged three and 11 months respectively, at Monarch location more than a week ago. Chief Magistrate Game Mooketsi today ruled that the investigating officer has sufficiently proved that Salathi is a...

  • Police investigate another filicide as father murders three sons

    Officer Commanding No.1 Police District, Senior Superintendent Paul Molapise told Mmegi Online the incident happened early this morning.He said that the three boys, who were primary school pupils, ages 13, 10, and eight, were discovered with deep...

  • Killer father arraigned for double murder

    Salathi who hails from Matobo was apprehended by the residents of Makuta villages on Tuesday morning before they handed him to Tutume police .The 35-year-old has been on the run since Saturday after he allegedly murdered his son and a...

  • Father murders toddlers while mother runs errands

    The horrifying tragedy happened early on Saturday at Area 8 Monarch location. In addition, the deaths of the two minors, which left the residents of Monarch location in shock, came just a few days after another man in Maun killed his child....

  • Makgadikgadi Pans walk attracts 50 hikers

    Additionally, the Makgadikgadi Pans Walk was purposefully moved from the traditional date of President’s Day holidays to accommodate the Makgadikgadi Epic. The walk was established in 2003 as part of the YCare Charitable Trust's commitment to...

  • Expectant woman’s body found near F/Town’s Jubilee Clinic

    Her exact destination and purpose of her visit to the second city was yet to be established, police officials said. Central Police Station commander, Superintendent Mogomotsi Kesupile stated that the woman, 27, was found motionless by a passerby...

  • Marathe bemoans fewer women in BPS leadership

    She was addressing female officers during the official opening ceremony of the BPS women network retreat held at Adansonia Hotel. The two-day retreat, held this week, was held under the theme ‘Advancing women’s leadership acumen: Resetting to a...

  • 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,...

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