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Lebogang Mosikare
  • Outcry over low women participation in mining

    The two-day conference is held under the theme, “Empowerment of Women in Mining Towards Sustainable development”.Giving a keynote address, Moagi said the conference came at an opportune time especially when the “iron is still hot” given that...

  • BCP vs UDC court case in limbo

    The court case emerged in the aftermath of the suspension of Saleshando, who is also the vice president of the UDC. Saleshando was suspended with legislator, Goretetse Kekgonegile, who is also the secretary-general of the BCP. Before the suspensions,...

  • ‘BCP cadres jostle to replace Tshabang’

    The Nkange constituency is currently held by Dr Never Tshabang, former BCP legislator who represented the UDC in the 2019 general elections.Tshabang and other four BCP legislators were expelled from the BCP after they defied a party caucus that...

  • Moswaane denies BPP hostility

    Moswaane joined the BPP, an affiliate of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), in 2021 from the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) after he accused it of misrule and aiding and abetting corruption.Towards the end of last year rumours were...

  • Dube caged for ‘defiling, raping minor’

    The accused, Edward Dube, 36, had made an application before the Magistrate’s court asking to stop the State from taking a blood sample from him willfully or forcefully to determine if he indeed fathered a child with the minor aged 17 in 2022.When...

  • BNF gesture is a publicity stunt-BCP

    The release entitled “Election of District Leadership” reads: “There has been establishment of new districts and this has necessitated for election of council chairman and deputy council chairman.The specific guidance and instruction to all BNF...

  • P1,000 fine, jail time for illegal gold miner

    Keith Banda, landed in trouble after he was found in possession of unwrought precious metals, gold, at Tachila Farms on December 9. When sentencing Banda, Magistrate Thapelo Buang indicated that the practice of illegal gold mining threatens the...

  • 'Working trains promote AfCTA'

    Director of Transport Policy and Planning in the Ministry of Transport and Public Works, Orapeleng Mosigi said at the Friday launch of the Through Working Trains (TWT) here that rail is one mode of transport that can integrate countries and regions...

  • Woman accused of cabbie boyfriend's murder granted bail

    According to the charge sheet, Tshegofatso Jack murdered Abraham Maigwa on November 30 in Newstands, Francistown.Previously, Kutlwano Police Station Commander, Superintendent Neo Serumola said the accused murdered her boyfriend when she stabbed him...

  • Alleged gold miner appears in court

    For example, in the beginning of October this year, members of the Botswana Defence Force (BDF), the Botswana Police Service (BPS), experts from the Department of Mines and fire fighters frantically launched a joint search to retrieve the body of a...

  • UDC, Boko delusional - BDP

    Over the weekend, the leader of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Advocate Duma Boko told a UDC rally in Francistown West that the 2019 General Election were rigged.Boko, who will be attempting to win the presidency on his fourth time in...

  • Poisonous mushrooms land 8 in hospital

    Seven of the family members in varying conditions are now hospitalised at Nyangabgwe Referral Hospital (NRH). One has been discharged from yesterday while another is expected to be yet discharged today. According to a source privy to the incident who...

  • Defilement case remitted to Magistrate's Court

    This follows an application by Zibuse Nxabile who is alleged to have defiled a girl under the age of 16 sometime between December 2018 and January 2019 in Ditladi village. Nxabile is also accused of having entered Botswana illegally during an unknown...

  • Labour disputes between gov't, unions worry DPSM

    He shared his concern at the recent triennial congress of the Botswana Land Board and Local Authorities and Health Workers (BLLAHWU) that was held at Adansonia Hotel.Kereteletswe said it is the government's wish that the relationship between the...

  • TAFIC coach coy about Premier League ambition

    Rejuvenated TAFIC defeated Calendar Stars 2-1 to remain a contender for automatic promotion to the Premier League.Coach Saulos said they are taking one game at a time. "I do not want to put my players under unnecessary pressure. I am happy that...

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