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Lebogang Mosikare
  • Inside the BPF war room

    Already, there are murmurs of disgruntlement following the suspension of the interim president of the BPF, Biggie Butale last year amid allegations that he had sexually violated a female party activist among a slew of charges. Butale has, however,...

  • MoA in ‘lawsuit’ threat over FMD livestock culling

    This came to the fore during a press conference that MoA’s assistant minister Molebatsi Molebatsi and other senior ranking government officials addressed recently at Thapama Hotel. The MoA detected the FMD which also infects goats, sheep, pigs and...

  • UDC, BCP marriage broken down irretrievably –UB expert

    FRANCISTOWN: For some time, tensions have been simmering between the UDC and the BCP over democracy, constitutionalism and good governance issues within the umbrella.The BCP says the UDC, particularly its leader, Duma Boko, is bereft of the above...

  • Married mistress' murderer gets 20-year jail term

    Tshepo Matlhape will serve his two-decade jail term following his conviction for the murder of Kebalepile Motlanye on November 6, 2016, in Tutume in an event which left the Magapatona community shocked.Passing the sentence, Moroka said Matlhape’s...

  • Soldiers outclass BDF commander again

    Recently, Justice Tshegofatso Mogomotsi reviewed and set aside Segokgo’s decision to remove 16 soldiers from the delinking exercise for impropriety and irrationality.According to the background of the lawsuit, in 2012, the BDF over which the second...

  • BDF Commander loses de-linking suit

    The soldiers are based at the BDF Donga Military Garrison.The Attorney General (AG) and the BDF Commander were cited as the first and second respondents respectively in the lawsuit.Delivering the scathing ruling recently, Justice Tshegofatso...

  • Inmate sues commissioners of police, prisons

    In his lawsuit, the applicant, Kago Monato, says he suffered injuries following a car accident that occurred while he was boarding a police mini bus to prison following his appearance at the Francistown Magistrate's Courts.Monato is suing the...

  • Zim man ‘defiles’ mentally unsound minor

    Dismissing Patrick Ndlovu's application, who is alleged to have defiled the minor sometime in 2020 in Masunga, Justice Nyamadzabo said the application had no merit because it was brought under an incorrect Section (278) of the Criminal Procedures...

  • Alosa plans automated operations

    Alosa—a wholly citizen youth-owned enterprise—was funded with P500,000 by BDC in March 2021, after it won the BDC’s flagship entrepreneurship development programme dubbed the Business Den in 2020 but it started operating at the beginning of...

  • Outcry over youth participation in cooperatives

    Answering a question from a youth who wanted to know why their participation in the affairs of cooperatives is very low, the chairperson of FMPSL, Smarts Shabani, explained that one of the reasons for the status quo is that the youth want quick...

  • Drunk accused escapes death penalty

    Justice Barnabas Nyamadzabo said Lemogang Johannes murdered Olebogeng Molosiwa on August 30, 2013 in Lerala village under the influence of alcohol, Chibuku.When ruling whether there were extenuating circumstances that led to the commission of the...

  • Masunga calls on cooperatives to be innovative

    Masunga said cooperatives should devise creative and innovative ways of harnessing the immense diverse potential to remain relevant in today’s cutthroat competitive trading industry.He was speaking at the Annual General Meeting of the Francistown...

  • Kenyan drug trafficker appeals sentences

    Magistrate Kose Makobo sentenced the appellant, Abas Ndyanabo Ismail, on July 6, 2021, in Kasane for the illegal possession of heroin and dagga.Ismail was sentenced to seven years in jail for unlawfully trafficking in heroin and another five years...

  • Botash, Sua Flamingoes add salt to Majaga’s life

    A noble gesture by Botash, Flamingoes and other stakeholders is in line with the objectives of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, which recognises everyone’s right to an adequate standard of living, including...

  • So near yet so far away

    The BCP says that the political deadlock between it and the UDC is triggered by the lack of good governance issues within the four-party coalition.The UDC is made up of the Botswana National Front (BNF), Botswana People’s Party (BPP), BCP and...

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