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Lesedi Mkhutshwa
  • Murders spiking in Letlhakane, police worry

    He further said three of the cases were registered in Tawana ward.Maphephu also shared that two of the cases were 'passion killing' related.He expressed concern about the alarming murder cases in his policing areas indicating that the matter...

  • No charges in accident involving police vehicle

    The fatal accident took place along the A1 Highway on June 17 at around 7:30pm just opposite Precious Filling Station.According to Molapisi, they have not charged anyone since they are still investigating the matter.He added that they have not taken...

  • Hit and run: Honda Fit driver wanted

    According to Tonota Police acting station commander, Ontibile Motadiile, the Honda Fit driver allegedly hit the 63-year-old pedestrian by the Shashe Bridge turn-off on Saturday evening.He said that the pedestrian is still being treated for serious...

  • Donkey cart journey inspires artistry

    From the dusty roads of Toromoja village, the 25-year-old reminisces that he fell in love with the beautiful landscapes and sunsets of nature on her way to the cattle post whilst travelling on a donkey cart during the school holidays.At the time,...

  • Fatal crash involving police vehicle claims two lives

    He said that the accident involved two police officers who were using an official car and four other individuals travelling in a private car (Toyota Vits). “So far we have lost two lives; a woman and a man from the private car aged 50 and 57 years...

  • CTVE students to resume classes

    Last week Tuesday, FCTVE students embarked on a four-day peaceful demonstration accusing the institution’s management of bad leadership. During the peaceful demonstration, the students issued a written petition for the principal to step...

  • Search for graveyard baby's mother ongoing

    The four-month-old baby girl was found by mourners at Mengwe graveyard a week ago.Tutume Police station commander, Jerry Halahala told The Monitor yesterday (Sunday) that they do not have any leads on the mother or relatives of the abandoned baby...

  • FCTVE students call for principal to step down

    The students have issued a petition for the principal to step down during their peaceful demonstration, which started on Tuesday this week. On June 14, FCTVE students boycotted their lessons and blocked the main gate entrance to an extent that the...

  • Tshole finds solace in murals

    Mural art is painting applied to and made integral with the surface of a wall or ceiling. The painting is inherently different from all other forms of pictorial art in that it is organically connected with architecture.Speaking to Arts and Culture,...

  • Grannies eke a living out of beading

    Therefore, a 34-year-old woman of Tsamaya village Nanzy Chaitezvi has taught grandmas in her area the craft skill of ornamentation, which has in turn become their source of sustenance.The grannies are now able to put food on the table while bringing...

  • Trainee traditional doctor booked for murder arrested

    The man, who was on the run, was apprehended four days following the death of his girlfriend.Letlhakane Police Station commander, Superintendent Michael Maphephu said the murder suspect was arrested on Friday after a tip-off about his whereabouts.He...

  • Police retrieve 1,450-litre petrol valued at P24,650

    Tshesebe Police Station commander, Amos Kekgathetse told The Monitor that they have arrested a 39-year-old man who was caught red-handed trying to smuggle petrol into Zimbabwe.The Motswana man was caught at Moroka village a few kilometres from the...

  • Traditional doctor flees, faces murder allegation

    Letlhakane Police Station commander, Michael Maphephu confirmed yesterday that they have received a report about a trainee traditional doctor.The incident happened in the wee hours of June 5 at Phase 1 in Letlhakane. He added that the man allegedly...

  • Tonota illegal gambler wanted for stabbing man

    Tonota Police Station commander, Oteng Ngada explained that the victim of Semotswane ward was stabbed multiple times with a sharp object which is believed to be a knife.The incident happened on Saturday at around 7pm. Ngada further said that the...

  • F/town’s P35m leisure centre to create 300 jobs

    The P35 million project, which is expected to also bring vibrancy and boost economic activities, is located at a place commonly known as the 'Mummies plot'. The project is a partnership between the City of Francistown Council (COFC) and...

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