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Lesedi Mkhutshwa
  • BNF unfazed by BLP formation

    The BLP is an offshoot of the BNF. According to its founders, they decided to form the BLP because their former party has lost its revolutionary values amongst other reasons.Responding to a questionnaire from Mmegi after the BLP released a scathing...

  • Low turnout mars Toropo ya Muka festival

    Though having top SA performers, the seventh edition of Toropo ya Muka failed to live up to expectations.Even though the event is one of the biggest events in the Northern calendar, this time around it managed to attract a handful of music...

  • Zim man fatally stabbed at Independence celebration

    Confirming the incident, Letlhakane acting station commander Tsholofelo Masole said they have arrested two Batswana men in connection to the murder.She said the incident took place during the night of the Independence Day celebrations at one of the...

  • Man sends girlfriend on errands, commits suicide

    According to Francistown Police Station commander, Superintendent Mogomotsi Kesupile they received a report recently of a man who was found hanging from the rafters of his rented house in Monarch Area 2.He said an investigation is ongoing and it...

  • Tonota businesswoman robbed at gunpoint

    Tonota Police Station commander, Oteng Ngada said the three men allegedly robbed the victim at her home wielding a gun and knives.He said the trio made off with four cell phones, P2,000 cash and the complainant's Mazda 6 which was later abandoned...

  • Tsau father, son perish in fire

    Sehithwa Police Station commander, Nshaki Mabophiwa confirmed they are investigating the deaths of a father and son, who died in a fire.The deceased father, 43, and son, eight, died on Independence Day at around 2am.The Police are yet to establish...

  • Mmolotsi calls for councillors, MPs up-skilling

    Mmolotsi made his plea during UB's 40 years anniversary celebrations.The ceremony was held at the UB Centre for Continuing Education North (CCN) under the theme: ‘Creating a future for the knowledge generation through continuous education.’...

  • Octogenarian turns trash into gold

    Over the past 67 years, Deka has raised his 17 children through his artistic crafting business. The crafter has been providing for his family through selling rubber mats, metal collecting dustpans and flower containers, which are made from recycled...

  • Oahile shapes future in tapestry crochets

    The 39-year-old Mahalapye native said art is her God given talent but tapestry crochet has been her bread and butter after graduating in 2017. She started doing art during her primary school days and continued with the subject in secondary...

  • Cops kill elephant whilst pursuing criminals

    According to Kazungula Police Station commander, Phetogo Phillimon on Thursday morning, three police officers were threatened by a herd of elephants while they were on duty tracking culprits near Letsoma village.He highlighted that the elephants were...

  • About 11% of girls in Botswana raped

    Illmer said this recently during the handover of a child friendly police centre in Letlhakane village.According to llmer, as in many countries, the COVID-19 pandemic in Botswana exposed and exacerbated several pre-existing vulnerabilities and has...

  • Herdsman arrested for fatally stabbing woman

    The incident took place on Friday just a day after the ‘E Seng Mo Ngwaneng’ campaign came to an end in Letlhakane and surrounding areas.The campaign is geared towards putting an end to sexual exploitation, violence and abuse, especially against...

  • Digital mining: students urged to utilise technology

    He was giving a keynote address at the Mmei Junior Secondary School (JSS) prize-giving ceremony held under the theme ‘ICT Integration: A prerequisite for child-friendly and safe school post-COVID-19.’ Lekula, who is one of Mmei JSS' alumni,...

  • FMD recurrence reignites painful memories

    One of the affected farmers, the owner of Dzapela 2 Farm in Tshesebe village, Aggrey Makhila, has shared with Mmegi the pain of restocking time and again due to the recurrence of FMD in the region. Makhila was one of the farmers who lost 30 cattle...

  • Re Bataki training empowers 12 artists and crafters

    The five-day training, which ended last weekend, was held under the topic, 'Crafting our heritage: Enhancing product creativity through story telling'. It was moderated by Theatre for Development Botswana. The moderator from Theatre for...

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