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Lebogang Mosikare
  • Cooperatives unlock opportunities

    FRANCISTOWN: Botswana’s cooperative movement comprises consumer cooperatives, agricultural marketing and supplies cooperatives, savings and credit cooperatives, producer cooperatives and thrift and loan cooperatives.Cooperatives had and continue to...

  • Democracy is ingrained in our blood – BTU

    The congress will be held at Majestic Hotel in Palapye from July 11-15 and it will be held under the theme, “Empowering educators; building globally competitive human capital for the nation”.The objective of the theme, Tupane explained, is to...

  • Man murders girlfriend

    Moses Lesaro was convicted on his own plea of guilt for murdering the mother of his four children, Diane Jeremea, on August 16, 2017 at Manowe ward in Tonota.When pleading for his client to not receive the ultimate sentence of death, Lesaro’s...

  • Ex-cop gets death penalty for wife's murder

    Justice Bengbame Sechele condemned Legae, 41, to death for brutally killing Olerato Legae, a meteorological services worker in Letlhakane, on July 13, 2016.Before passing the ultimate penalty, Justice Sechele said there were no exceptional...

  • Harrowing details revealed in trio's murders

    The state alleges that Gasebonno Boitumelo Makgasane murdered Realotswe Kaisara, Segametsi Moleele, and Maitumelo Makwate between February 2 and 4, 2016, in Mmadiphala ranch in Moletemane village.So far, three of the 15 witnesses that had testified...

  • BDP races against time to find candidate

    Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) this week set July 7, 2022 and July 30, 2022 as the dates for nomination of candidates and by-election respectively, but BDP was Wednesday still undecided on when it will hold primary election.The Moselewapula...

  • Masisi puts constitutional review into disrepute

    From the onset, the constitutional review has been criticised by key stakeholders such as the Botswana’s main opposition party, the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC).In December last year, UDC president Duma Boko told the nation during a press...

  • Two BCP activists battle it out for Moselewapula

    The by-election was occasioned by the death of councillor Reuben Ketlhoilwe in May following a long illness. In the 2019 general elections, Ketlhoilwe won the ward under the UDC ticket with 579 votes. He was followed by Gilbert Boikhutso of the...

  • Triple murder accused to plead guilty to the charges

    The State alleges that Boitumelo Makgasane murdered Realotswe Kabare, Segametsi Moleele and Maitumelo Makwate between February 2 and 4 in 2016 at Mmadiphala ranch in Moletemane village.Makgasane’s attorney, Reneetswe Rabosotho, told Justice...

  • Woolworths commits to supporting local farmers

    Speaking at the unveiling of the new Woolworths Store on Thursday in Galo Mall, Lekau said that Woolworths will continue to work with local farmers who supply them across their 16 stores across the country. “Currently, we source 27 different types...

  • Botswana adopts infotech for enhanced agriculture

    Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) Neo Chengeta revealed the effort on Thursday during the unveiling of the new Woolworths store at Galo Mall in Francistown.Digital technologies, Chengeta said, have the potential to provide...

  • Ex-cop 'guilty' of wife's murder

    Passing judgement recently at the High Court, Justice Bengbame Sechele said the State has proved beyond reasonable doubt that Mogomotsi Legae, 41, had murdered Olerato Legae, a meteorological services worker, on July 13, 2016 in Letlhakane.Justice...

  • Barometer test for UDC in Moselewapula

    The BCP, a constituent party of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) together with the Botswana National Front (BNF) and Botswana People’s Party (BPP), will be represented by Oagile Wairi during the by-election. Wairi will stand under the...

  • Calls for a children’s tribunal

    Moroka said on Tuesday in a case in which Ontiretse Batumi had made an application for permanent stay of criminal proceedings against him that were ongoing at the Nata Magistrate's Court.Batumi, now 19, was arrested and subsequently tried for...

  • Khama absence likely to affect BPF

    The Khama family is currently spooked by the regime of President Mokgweetsi Masisi to the point that some of them including the former president are in self-imposed exile in South Africa (SA).The Botswana government has also recently said in court...

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