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Lebogang Mosikare
  • Furious son ‘threatens to kill mother’, labels her witch

    The State alleges that Letlhogonolo Isaiah threatened to kill Chandapiwa Isaiah on November 4,2021 at Mhatane settlement.He allegedly uttered the words “lebitla la gago le epilwe gale. Ke tlile go go bolaya” meaning “your grave is already dug....

  • Incestuous father asks variation of bail conditions

    According to the police, the accused allegedly had sexual intercourse with his daughter on various occasions in June 2020 and July 2021 at the residence of his daughter’s mother at Block 2.He was caught in the act by the mother of his child having...

  • Undocumented ‘murderer’ applies for bail

    When Ndlovu made an urgent application before Justice Matlhogonolo Phuthego on Wednesday, he readily admitted that he does not have proper travel documents that authorise him to be in Botswana.“The investigations officer (IO) knows that I have a...

  • Intoxicated Son Murders Stepfather

    However, recently, Ditshenyo learnt that karma has a way of catching up with disastrous consequences. Ditshenyo simultaneously looked puzzled and remorseful after a verdict of 'guilty' was passed against him for the 2017 murder of his...

  • Son Gets 5Yrs After Slitting Father’s Throat

    The Francistown High Court found Goitsemang guilty of unintentionally killing Mooketsi Sebudubudu on July 2, 2018.Goitsemang had pleaded guilty to the offence. Moroka then sentenced Goitsemang to five years in jail and subsequently made an order that...

  • ANC wants to exhume liberation struggle hero's remains

    Gaetsewe was buried in Francistown, Botswana on December 31, 1998. His family still lives at the Gaetsewe family compound in Area W (Itekeng ward), Francistown.Gaetsewe was born in 1916 at Maruping village in Ga-Segonyana, Northern cape.He spent many...

  • BDP activist to be tried next year

    When the accused, Kago Phofuetsile, appeared before Magistrate Thabang Chokwe on Monday this week, the prosecution said that the trial dates set for March 7, 8, 22 and 24 in 2022 were still suitable for the prosecution.Phofuetsile is accused of three...

  • How mental health affected Batswana during COVID-19

    FRANCISTOWN: Mental health is a state of well-being in which an individual realises his or her own abilities, can cope with normal stresses of life, can work productively, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community, according to the...

  • 'Petrol bomb attackers’ beef up legal team

    When some of the accused were arraigned in court, they were all represented by attorney Dimpho Masunda. But when they appeared before Senior Magistrate Game Mooketsi this week, attorney Kagiso Jani represented the first accused, Kabelo Mompati, while...

  • Security director up for rape

    Kelebogile allegedly unlawfully had sexual intercourse with the complainant without her consent at or near Gerald Estates on October 1, 2021. Represented by attorney Joram Matomela, Kelebogile pleaded not guilty to the offence after charges were read...

  • Gun-Negligent Father 'Jumps The Gun'

    The labourer, Sibangelizwe Ncube, 41, had previously only pleaded guilty to the offence of unlawfully entering Botswana in 2001 when he was arraigned in court on September 17, 2021, following the tragic incident that landed him in trouble for leaving...

  • Soldier Conned Of P200,000 In Car Deal

    The alleged conman, Karabo Makhombe (28) of Selebi-Phikwe, landed in hot soup after he allegedly defrauded Kesentseng Jackson of the said amount. It is alleged that Makhombe unlawfully obtained P200,000 from Jackson by falsely claiming that he was an...

  • Archaic Education Act: Catalyst for wayward behaviour in schools

    FRANCISTOWN: How the student was treated ignited a war of words between unions representing teachers and a human rights organisation, the Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV and AIDS (BONELA), which says that corporal punishment in schools should...

  • Zim man ‘fraudulently’ obtains Omang

    Bernard Mvunda, the Zimbabwean who allegedly obtained Omang using the names Chidzani Mufaya in Tonota, was denied bail when he appeared before Magistrate Thabang Chokwe.According to the particulars of the offence, Mvunda allegedly gave false...

  • Illegal gold miners change modus operandi

    It is a well-known fact that illegal mining for gold in Botswana is mainly concentrated in the disused gold shafts in Francistown and the proximity of Matsiloje village.However, the alleged illegal miners or Zama Zamas, as they are referred to in...

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