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Lebogang Mosikare
  • Drama as murder accused 'disowns' attorney

    The spectacle happened in the defence stage of the murder case against Kavamba before Justice Bashi Moesi.Kavamba is accused of murdering Phenyego Kanyego on January 29, 2011 in Boro settlement. The accused had through his attorney, Wanano Lumbile...

  • Public transporters down tools

    The public transporters who are mostly members of the Botswana Bus, Trucks and Taxi Association (Francistown chapter) say the high prices of fuel have necessitated the need for them to down tools because they are no longer making profit from their...

  • Fatal Khadi fight convicts get suspended sentences

    They were initially charged with murder but the offence was reduced following intense discussions between the prosecution and defence counsels. When passing sentence, Justice Lot Moroka said the conduct of the deceased caused his own death and...

  • Sentence tomorrow in Khadi drink fatal brawl

    When facts of the matter were read to Ikanyeng Brown, 42, and Obolokeng Kebadire, 32, in connection to the death of Boitumelo Setseeng who died on April 14, 2014, at Kgwamathe cattlepost, it became clear that Setseeng died because of his own...

  • Manual Workers cry foul over low salary increment

    The union, commonly referred to as Manual Workers, recently held a press conference in Gaborone at which it decried that the recent salary increment will not add any meaningful value to many of its members who mostly earn lower salaries than other...

  • All hands on deck at Moselewapula by-election – BCP

    The Moselewapula by-election in Francistown West was occasioned by the recent passing on of area councillor, Reuben Ketlhoilwe after a long illness.In the 2019 general elections, Kethoilwe won the ward with 579 under the UDC ticket. He was followed...

  • Herder sentenced to death for woman's hacking

    Mmoloki Pholo was sentenced to the gallows on his guilty plea for murdering Kemme Mercy Sebolao, 44, at Bonnonyane cattlepost near Sefhophe on January 14, 2018.Sebolao met her fate after her husband sent her to the cattle post to take water to Pholo...

  • Mathoothe finalises messy divorce

    When the matter came before Justice Bashi Moesi on Tuesday, the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) MP’s attorney Owen Nsala told the court that they had filed a settlement agreement with the court. “We, therefore, pray that the settlement agreement...

  • 'National threat' trio gets seven years in jail

    The trio, Sphamandla Witness Ncube, 37, from Zimbabwe, and his South African counterparts, Lucky Ndimande, 35, and Sakhile Mkhize, 27, were cumulatively sentenced to prison for seven years by Regional Magistrate Taboka Mopipi. They were convicted on...

  • Let them choose careers - Experts

    It is said parents and/or guardians may be influenced by many factors to exert control over or coerce prospective university students to study courses of parental choice. Locally, factors like prestige are cited when choosing a course.For example,...

  • BOFEPUSU, BFTU: All weather friends

    FRANCISTOWN: Formed in 1977 and 2009, BFTU and BOFEPUSU respectively have endured a not so rosy relationship with the government over the general welfare of workers in the workplace.The two federations’ cause was also not helped by the fact that...

  • BAMB, Security Systems, Alpha Feeds ex-workers face corruption charges

    Majase, Tshoganetso and Moesi worked as a BAMB sales assistant, a Security Systems security officer, and an Alpha Feeds director, respectively.Charges against them were brought by the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime to the Directorate of...

  • Ex-CAAB employee guilty of murder, acquitted of rape

    The accused, Motlatsi Khoto, 48, was however acquitted of rape after Justice Bengbame Sechele said that there was no conclusive evidence that Khoto raped the deceased.Sechele stated that although the forensic scientist who examined the nine-year-old...

  • NEDC farmers' double whammy: Quelea birds, climate change

    The new development was revealed by Jan Erasmus, chairperson of Tonota, Tutume, Masunga Farmers Association (TOTUMA) on Friday.“Following the invasion of quelea birds, we are very happy that the ministry finally managed to control the birds using...

  • Battle for F/town mayoral positions in full swing

    While scores of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) councillors have confirmed that they will throw their hats in the ring for the positions of the first and second citizens of “The City of All things Precious”, as Francistown is also called, the...

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