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Lesedi Mkhutshwa
  • About 15,000 children head households in Botswana

    Speaking at the ongoing City of Francistown Full Council, he said two percent of the 737,241 children in the nation are leading households where there is a chance they will lose out on their formative years and their education.Machete added that as...

  • Mine employee detained for rape

    Letlhakane Police station commander, Superintendent Michael Maphephu, stated in an interview that the 36-year-old man was apprehended last week on suspicion of raping his neighbour's girlfriend. The man’s arrest follows reports that he...

  • Three butchers found in possession of suspected stolen stock

    The trio was recently arrested during a police raid for alleged pilfered goods, the police said. Letlhakane Police Station commander, Michael Maphephu indicated that the operation focused on neighbourhood butchers when it was discovered the offenders...

  • Mmadinare Solar PV project provides potential for power export

    He was addressing dignitaries at the ground breaking ceremony of the Mmadinare solar cluster project which is the first utility scale grid connected solar photovoltaic project in the country.Masisi said the project offers the possibility of power...

  • Four teens arrested for cemetery rape incident

    According to Letlhakane Police Station Commander, Superintendent Michael Maphephu, the four youths are accused of raping a young woman they know near a graveyard at the Letsibogo ward.He added that the victim was returning home from an entertainment...

  • Ntshe woman remains missing 24 days later

    The Francistown station commander stated that the woman was last seen on February 23 of this year and has not been seen since. Kesupile said that no one is aware of the whereabouts of the missing person and pleaded with anyone with information to get...

  • More human-wildlife conflicts expected

    In an interview with Mmegi this week, Ronald said they anticipate more wildlife to invade the farming areas in search of food and water as a result of the impending drought He further said that because of the drought brought about by erratic...

  • Sun exposure isn’t harmful, but high temperatures are

    According to Kenneth Photlokwe, an MSc in Medicine student at Wits University, South Africa and local health columnist, because the human body requires Vitamin D, being outside in the sun is not always detrimental.He says research has shown that a...

  • Healed by art from melancholy

    Baliki, who was born into a family of seven from Mathangwane, told Arts&Culture that art has come as a rescue to her.That was when she was feeling hopeless and on the verge of committing suicide.She says art saved her life during a trying period when...

  • Mapetla's legacy lives on – Dato Seito

    He was laid to rest yesterday (Sunday). The hitmaker lost his life in a tragic car accident last Sunday, a week before his funeral. Speaking at the funeral, Mapetla’s little sister, Katlego Ntirang, known as Dato Seito in the music circles, pledged...

  • Farewell to the queen that raised an Olympic medalist

    Gakenaope, 89, is credited for her significant impact on the athelete's personal and professional development. She raised and took care of Nigel in the dusty Chilindi Ward of Marobela Village after his mother passed away in 1999 when he was just...

  • Pig bestiality suspect released from police custody

    The man will appear in court once the investigation on the matter is complete, Mmegi has learnt. The alleged bestiality incident is said to have occurred at Phase II farm on Tuesday at mid-day, but reported to the police a few hours later. According...

  • African Yard back with banging love song

    Mabala a kgaka, a recently released single by African Yard is expected to light up the music scene with its uniqueness and intense Afro house beats. In this banging love song, the music band from Mahalapye worked with the amazing all-round creative...

  • Self-inspired visual artist making waves

    His journey into the world of visual arts has been an adventure of self-discovery and growth leading to the creation of beautiful artworks that have earned him acclaim and a living.The talented artist hopes to inspire others with similar talent to...

  • SickO’s interactive graffiti creates magic

    Graffiti art, also referred to as street art by some, is the general term used to describe the majority of public artwork, which consists of spray-painted murals, writings, or drawings on walls, buildings, or the streets.Graffiti is gradually gaining...

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