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Lebogang Mosikare
  • BAMB, Security Systems, Alpha Feeds ex-workers face corruption charges

    Majase, Tshoganetso and Moesi worked as a BAMB sales assistant, a Security Systems security officer, and an Alpha Feeds director, respectively.Charges against them were brought by the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime to the Directorate of...

  • Ex-CAAB employee guilty of murder, acquitted of rape

    The accused, Motlatsi Khoto, 48, was however acquitted of rape after Justice Bengbame Sechele said that there was no conclusive evidence that Khoto raped the deceased.Sechele stated that although the forensic scientist who examined the nine-year-old...

  • NEDC farmers' double whammy: Quelea birds, climate change

    The new development was revealed by Jan Erasmus, chairperson of Tonota, Tutume, Masunga Farmers Association (TOTUMA) on Friday.“Following the invasion of quelea birds, we are very happy that the ministry finally managed to control the birds using...

  • Battle for F/town mayoral positions in full swing

    While scores of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) councillors have confirmed that they will throw their hats in the ring for the positions of the first and second citizens of “The City of All things Precious”, as Francistown is also called, the...

  • 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...

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