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Lebogang Mosikare
  • Personalisation of power leads to BNF resignations

    This has however, not stopped conspiracy theorists to posit that Nkoane’s resignation has something to do with Boko’s leadership style. Nkoane said she stepped down from her position in the BNF in order to “focus my resources and energy on my...

  • ‘Serial house breaker’ in daring court escape

    The accused, Isaac Simon, courted controversy shortly after he appeared for a status hearing after he left the dock.Whilst well inside the courtroom, Simon removed a cigarette from his pocket and put it in his mouth as if to smoke, much to the...

  • Fight over ditaola ends deadly

    Oduetse Morukuru is facing charges of murdering Galethasane Koobonye at Sesase cattlepost near Tshimoyapula on September 26, 2018. Morukuru allegedly stabbed Koobonye with an Okapi knife in the chest.The last witness for the prosecution, Detective...

  • Social exclusion worsens the mental health of the disabled

    FRANCISTOWN: Masego Lecha, a certified addiction professional at Sbrana Psychiatric Hospital, recently revealed that the country’s main facility for mental health rehabilitation does not have sign language interpreters.This, she said, makes it...

  • Man in court for allegedly raping 14-year-old niece

    The man, who cannot be named to protect the identity of the alleged victim, allegedly started having sex with his niece from 2019 where she was about 10 until recently.When the accused appeared in court for arraignment, prosecutor Moatlhodi Macheng...

  • Trio charged with elephant tusk possession

    According to the charge sheet, Thusego Masisi, 34, Onneetse Molefhe, 34, and Maxwell Fanikiso, 37, were allegedly found in possession of a 12.6 kg elephant tusk near Nzano Mall in Francistown on March 27, 2020.The charge specifies that they had no...

  • Councillors' political motives distressing Bo-mmaboi

    He made these comments during the Fourth National Mental Health Psycho-Social Support Forum held from Monday to Thursday under the theme, 'Mental Health in Context'.Participating in a panel discussion titled 'Mental Health in Context:...

  • Sbrana battles drug smuggling

    The revelation was made at the recently ended Fourth National Mental Health Pyscho-Social Support Forum (MHPSS) that was held here from Monday to Thursday.The forum was held under the theme, 'Mental Health in Context'. When giving her...

  • Gov’t softens stance on destroying FMD cattle

    On June 7, MoA released a statement entitled, “The cattle depopulation exercise in the containment Zone 6b ends”. The press release told farmers in the zone that the cattle registration and collection exercise is expected to be completed by June...

  • Of Morupisi and moral probity in Botswana politics

    Morupisi, who spent his whole life working for government until he ascended to the plum job of PSP, ingloriously left the government enclave after he was charged with criminal offences.In 2022, the High Court in Gaborone convicted Morupisi of one...

  • BAC hailed for providing quality education training

    Lesaso made the remarks on Friday when the BAC campus celebrated its 15 years of existence. “The theme of these celebrations 'Celebrating 15 Years of Growth and Excellence, Taboka Francistown' could not be truer, as we see how the presence...

  • Man pleads guilty to murder

    Setshwaela stabbed Thakadu several times on the back with an Okapi knife for talking to a suspected love rival. According to the facts of the matter, Setshwaela and Thakadu were lovers since 2004 but their love relationship ended two months before...

  • Murderer, rapist pleads for leniency

    The accused, Ramokgosi Ramokgosi, made this plea during the mitigation phase of his trial for another rape offence committed in 2015 in Mabesekwa village. He is currently serving a prison sentence for the rape and murder of an elderly woman. "I...

  • Break-in, theft suspect stabs cop

    According to the charge sheet, Olebogeng Bayani, 34, allegedly stabbed Constable Thabang Kaisara with a knife on January 14, 2022, at Gerald Estates. Bayani allegedly committed the act while being escorted by the police to his home as part of a...

  • Drones to be utilised for border patrol

    When addressing a series of kgotla meetings in Matsiloje and Matopi, Letsholathebe emphasised that drones would be a crucial tool in tackling the growing problem of illegal border crossings between the two countries. Illegal border crossings have...

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