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Lebogang Mosikare
  • Child rape, murder accused to know fate soon

    Khoto, an ex-aircraft marshall at the State-owned entity, allegedly committed the offences at Nyamambisi River in Marobela village after his relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Unami Sibanda, went sour.Unami is Metlha’s mother.The passing of the...

  • BMWU says no to GBV

    The workshop, which was held under the theme, ‘Empowerment and Awareness-raising Workshop on Gender-Based Violence and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace’, capacitated the women from the mining industry on gender equality and equity, women’s...

  • Free sanitary pads provision in schools debate reignites

    Although it is a well-known fact that opposition parties in Botswana advocated for free sanitary pads in schools long before the Botswana Democratic Party's (BDP) Member of Parliament for Nata-Gweta, Polson Majaga tabled the motion in 2017, which...

  • Prisons commissioner benchmarks

    This was revealed by the Minister of Defence, Justice and Security (MDJS), Kagiso Mmusi in a telephone interview with Mmegi on Wednesday. Mmusi told Mmegi that Marathe, the former deputy commissioner of Botswana Police Service (BPS) who also became...

  • Boteti FA pushes for financial independence

    Bunu said thus far, they are happy that football is growing in leaps and bounds within the region. “We intend to build offices for the Botswana Football Association (BFA) and other offices that we will rent out to private entities. We also want to...

  • Youthful exuberance influenced murder accused – defence attorney

    Stating mitigatory factors in the matter of Neo Mosepele who allegedly murdered Patrick Sondano on August 26, 2017, at Sedie ward in Maun, attorney Morgan Moseki told Justice Bengbame Sechele the accused was aged just 18 when he committed the...

  • Boko nationwide tour raises doubts

    The conflict between the two main influential affiliates of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) is cited by some analysts and members of the public as the driving force behind the decision of the president of BNF and UDC, Duma Boko, to embark on...

  • Security guard in rape scandal

    On the second count, the State alleges that Sechele raped his girlfriend again on April 17, still at Riverside. On the last charge, the State alleges that Sechele raped his girlfriend on April 18 at the same location. Sechele pleaded not guilty to...

  • Magistrate remands Zim man's lynch mob

    The state alleges that Thapelo Mokgapho, Gofaone Petros, Goitsemodimo Muzila, and cousins Thapelo, Ishmael and Tumelo White, allegedly murdered Zimbabwean illegal immigrant, Goodwill Nkomo on February 21 at Tatisiding.When the case appeared for a...

  • COVID-19 measures hamstring F/town economy

    The new border COVID-19 guidelines bar entry of visitors who have not fully vaccinated and taken booster shots at all of Botswana’s ports of entry.The move have affected multitudes of Zimbabwean cross border traders and customers who flock in and...

  • I was drunk and high on Marijuana - Murder accused

    When making submissions on extenuation before Justice Bengbame Sechele, Matlho told the court that he has been in custody for six years ever since he was arrested in connection with the offence. Matlho also added that he was granted bail but he...

  • Crisis-hit TAFIC sack coach

    Although the message posted on the club’s official Facebook page did not reveal reasons why Maseko resigned from the hot seat, insiders said the coach was sacked instead. Other insiders claim there is more than meets the eye regarding the coach’s...

  • Balopi scores own goal, BDP divided - analyst

    FRANCISTOWN: Some analysts are also of the view that there is also a cold war between President Mokgweetsi Masisi and Balopi, which the latter has denied.Pundits also hold the view that the bickering between Masisi and Balopi may have led Balopi to...

  • BGI repairs soil testing machines

    Towards the end of 2021 and beginning of this year, cases of people, mostly Zimbabweans, who were charged with unlawful prospecting of minerals without a permit or licence authorising them to do so, were withdrawn because of lack of evidence.The...

  • Mares book historic AFCON finals berth

    The match played on Wednesday evening at the Obed Itani Chilume Stadium, saw Zimbabwe defeat Botswana 2-0.The Mares squeezed through on away goals rule after they won 3-1 in Harare last week Friday. Poor defending of set pieces, crosses and...

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