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Lebogang Mosikare
  • 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...

  • Crisis-hit TAFIC sack coach

    Although the message posted on the club’s official Facebook page did not reveal reasons why Maseko resigned from the hot seat, insiders said the coach was sacked instead. Other insiders claim there is more than meets the eye regarding the coach’s...

  • Balopi scores own goal, BDP divided - analyst

    FRANCISTOWN: Some analysts are also of the view that there is also a cold war between President Mokgweetsi Masisi and Balopi, which the latter has denied.Pundits also hold the view that the bickering between Masisi and Balopi may have led Balopi to...

  • BGI repairs soil testing machines

    Towards the end of 2021 and beginning of this year, cases of people, mostly Zimbabweans, who were charged with unlawful prospecting of minerals without a permit or licence authorising them to do so, were withdrawn because of lack of evidence.The...

  • Mares book historic AFCON finals berth

    The match played on Wednesday evening at the Obed Itani Chilume Stadium, saw Zimbabwe defeat Botswana 2-0.The Mares squeezed through on away goals rule after they won 3-1 in Harare last week Friday. Poor defending of set pieces, crosses and...

  • ‘Husband slayer acted in cahoots with others’

    The state is now of the assumption that 58-year-old Susan Manyathelo murdered her husband Peter Manyathelo, 68, between February 7 and 8, 2022, in Makobo village in the Central District of Botswana.When Susan appeared in court for a bail hearing...

  • Father in custody for daughter's assault

    The state alleges that Johane Chilisa Phumaphi, who is unemployed, assaulted his daughter on February 16, 2022, at Gerald Estates. Phumaphi faces a single of assault occasioning bodily harm. The prosecution has indicated that he may be charged under...

  • Galaxy's last-gasp goal revives dream

    Sesinyi, who is Galaxy’s top goal scorer was lively throughout the game and equalised to earn his team a valuable point in their 1-1 draw against Étoile. The draw against Étoile pushed Galaxy to the bottom of Group C in the Champions’ League...

  • Spying bill, COVID-19 likely to increase insecurity

    After beating a hasty retreat government introduced some checks and balances following a backlash from several quarters that noted varying deficiencies and potential threats that could encroach on the civil liberties of the people while targetting...

  • Can the UDC sustain momentum?

    FRANCISTOWN: While it is a well-known fact that historically the BDP had not been doing well in by-elections only to post strong showing during the general elections, the party cannot rest on its laurels forever because political dynamics are...

  • Adulterous text lands couple in messy suit

    Lesego Piet is the accused in a case in which he allegedly threatened to kill Priscilla Piet over her infidelity. He was recently granted bail. The state alleges that Piet threatened to kill Priscilla uttering, “Mmabofelo, you should be lucky that...

  • Amos up for rape, accomplice at large

    According to the state, Ndabona Amos, 37, raped the teen on February 20, 2021, in Marobela. The prosecution argues that Amos and another suspect, who is still at large and believed to be a Zimbabwean, allegedly raped the girl after they forcefully...

  • UDC NEC retreat still on the cards

    Mohwasa said the retreat is intended to foster unity and connectedness following the acrimonious relationship that developed especially between the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) and Botswana National Front (BNF) in the coalition. Tensions had...

  • BDP confident of retaining Ledumadumane East seat

    FRANCISTOWN: The eavesdropping Bill has not only rubbed those in the political arena the wrong way but it has also been dismissed by some lawyers, academics and apolitical bodies in equal measure as an unwelcome law.The Bill was also reportedly not...

  • Controversial eavesdropping bill irks unions

    The Bill seeks to enable law enforcement agencies to use undercover operations to intercept communications, access computer systems and use controlled devices in undertaking investigations of money laundering and associated crimes. It was brought to...

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