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Lesedi Mkhutshwa
  • Toddler drowns in a swimming pool

    Tonota Station commander, Superintendent Oteng Ngada, they are investigating a drowning incident that occurred on Saturday morning in Tonota West. He said that the two-year-old boy sneaked out of the house whilst his 38-year-old mother was preparing...

  • Tonota registers 35 teen pregnancies in three months

    FRANCISTOWN: A total of 35 young girls aged between 15 and 19 fell pregnant in the last quarter of the year in the Tonota region. The Greater Francistown District Health Management Team (GFDHMT) officer under Monitoring and Evaluation (M&C) Unit,...

  • Grandfather accused of granddaughter abuse commits suicide

    According to Tutume Police Station Commander Superintendent Lesego Kgosiemang, they are investigating an incident in which a 57-year-old man has hanged himself at Selolwane ward. He said on February 10 they received a report from a 55-year-old woman...

  • Zero VAT rated on sanitary products progressive

    When presenting the budget speech, Minister of Finance, Peggy Serame said in a view to sustain the livelihoods of people, the ministry is currently reviewing the list of items that are Zero rated for VAT purposes. She added that the list will be...

  • Tutume suspected serial killer still lurking

    According to the media statement, the triple murder suspect is a regular in the Tutume area and goes by various names such as Vincent Dube, Tapiwa, Bheki Masuku, Alias, Sitlhe and Bhuki. Tutume Police Station Commander Lesego Kgosiemang told this...

  • Letlhakane teen dies, police seek hit-and-run driver

    Letlhakane Police Station commander, Superintendent Michael Maphephu told Mmegi Online that the hit-and-run accident occurred on Sunday along the Francistown-Letlhakane road. Furthermore, the accident happened approximately three kilometres away from...

  • Woman, 20, hangs herself in pit latrine

    Kutlwano Police Station commander, Neo Serumola told The Monitor that they are investigating a suicide case involving the young woman. He said a neighbour found the deceased hanging from the rafters of a pit latrine in her parents’ home.It is...

  • Swimming buddies drown in Ntshe River

    According to Tutume Police Station commander, Lesego Kgosiemang, the drowning incident took place last Thursday at Sebina village.He said the two boys from Nzinda ward were buddies doing Standard Five together adding they had alerted their families...

  • BDF records 12 suicides, one homicide in 13 months

    The army worriedly recorded 12 suicides and a homicide. In one of the major incidents registered by the military from the two that occurred during a SADC mission, a high ranking officer deployed in Mozambique killed a female subordinate before...

  • 73-year-old Tutume elderly found dead

    Tutume station commander Superintendent Lesego Kgosiemang told MmegiOnline that the elderly woman who was reported missing was found dead by her 43-year-old son.He said that on January 29,2023 they received a report from a 43-year-old man that his...

  • Three men gang- rape a woman

    When confirming the incident, Letlhakane police station commander, Michael Maphephu said they are still searching for three men who allegedly gang raped a woman last Friday.He said the suspects allegedly attacked the woman at around 4am and dragged...

  • Police seize 20 suspected stolen goats

    Letlhakane Police Station Commander, Superintendent Michael Maphephu has appealed to farmers in his policing area who have lost their goats to come forward.He said over the weekend his office found 20 suspected stolen goats with a market value of...

  • One killed, four sustain injuries on A30

    Tatitown police station commander, Boipuso Baatweng, said the accident involving two private happened on Saturday evening.He added that the accident took place just after Orapa Junction towards Borolong village. He said the accident claimed the life...

  • Two weeks later, missing Tutume girl still not found

    The shocking incident took place just less than 24 hours after Marcus Tshabang was buried. The five-year-old Tshabang disappeared on January 6 and was found dead five days later.Tshabang’s body was found floating in a river at Tjiripa cattle post...

  • Turning artistic passion into profitable hustle

    Raised by a single mother with three siblings, the Tsamaya native did not let his Form 3 performance be a hindrance to attain his lifetime goals.Though he under-performed in most of his subjects for Junior Certificate Examination (JCE) in 2021,...

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