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Lebogang Mosikare
  • Police nab Zim 'human trafficking’ accused

    According to the charge sheet, the accused, Othusitse Ncube, allegedly trafficked a minor, also from Zimbabwe, on April 10, in Matsiloje contrary to Section 12 A (1) of the Anti-Human Trafficking Act No 13 of 2018 (Cap 08:09).Act 13, 2018 puts into...

  • ‘Couple hires hitman to murder ex-girlfriend, children’

    Dambe and Rathami allegedly murdered Matebele between April 4 and 5 in 2018 at or near Pandamatenga farms in the Chobe Administrative District of Botswana.Rathami is now an accomplice witness in the Matebele murder case.Matebele was a co-accused...

  • BCP blasts BDP over Chema Chema

    At the launch of BCP aspiring parliamentary candidates for Tati East, Tlhabologo Furniture, and his council candidates, BCP activists attacked Chema Chema. Councillor George Andreck led the charge, describing the new scheme as an electioneering...

  • Boyfriend, 44, kills 70-year-old girlfriend for 'cheating’

    The accused, Goitsemodimo Mbise, 44, allegedly murdered Dimakatso Mokhutshwane, 70, between March 28 and April 1.The prosecution alleges that Mbise suspected Mokhutshwane of cheating on him with another man and was the last person seen with her....

  • Twelve Zimbabweans charged with trafficking of minors

    According to the charge sheet, the accused, Wandisile Nkomo, Lord Sibanda, Nthabiseni Ncube, German Chuma, Desire Ncube, Zihla Majikijela, Christopher Dube, Vivian Masenda, Dorcus Ndebele, Alton Ngwenya and Headman Ndlovu, are alleged to have entered...

  • Stop selling land – CLB cautions youth

    Limbo made the remarks when addressing a press conference at the Thapama Hotel on Friday. She said as at April 1, 2023 to March 2024, a total of 400 plot transfers for different land uses (commercial, residential, agriculture holdings and ploughing...

  • Botswana again amongst the world’s unhappiest countries – report

    In 2023, Botswana was ranked 132 in the WHR out of 143 countries in the world but is now ranked 137 out of 143 countries in the world happiest (unhappiest) countries, 2024, in the world.Botswana ranks below countries that were plagued by coups in...

  • ‘Khama’s trophy hunting ban campaign unfortunate’

    Trophy hunting is a major source of livelihood for communities who live side by side with wild animals not only in Botswana but in Southern Africa. During Khama’s presidency, trophy hunting was banned only to be reinstated following the ascendance...

  • MoA awaits WOAH greenlight following FMD outbreak

    FMD is a severe and highly contagious viral disease impacting livestock significantly, as per WOAH.The disease affects cattle, swine, sheep, goats, and other cloven-hoofed ruminants. FMD was only detected in the villages north of Bisoli Ranch, namely...

  • BDP preaches compromise for Nata-Gweta primaries

    The BDP will hold its primary elections, commonly known as Bulela Ditswe in the vernacular, sometimes this month to choose candidates who will represent it in the General Election in October.There is documented evidence that the BDP primaries also...

  • Uphill battle awaits Moswaane

    In October, Moswaane will probably face one of the toughest political battles of his life since he decided to ditch the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) for the Botswana People’s Party (BPP), a UDC affiliate.Moswaane will slug it out with Nthusi...

  • St John appeals Ketlogetswe judgment

    The church also commonly known as St John has been plagued by a leadership battle ever since the death of its leader archbishop Andrew Ndubano on July 26, 2021. Melittah is the daughter of Andrew and sources close to the church say that one of her...

  • Outcry over contraband, prison escapes

    Mmusi made the remarks during the BPS Senior Officers Conference on Wednesday that was held under the theme, “Building a high performance culture: Repositioning, Realigning and Re-engineering the Prison Service to achieve its mandate.”“As I...

  • St John court succession battle ends

    The succession saga ended on Friday when Justice Gaolapelwe Ketlogetswe ruled in favour of the plaintiff, St John, directing the installation of Melittah Ndubano, the late Archbishop’s daughter, as the successor. The defendant was ordered to cover...

  • Political party funding sparks concerns

    During the recent Budget Speech, the Minister of Finance, Peggy Serame, announced that the government has introduced political party funding to the tune of P34 million, which she added will enhance the country’s democratic principles. The...

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