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Lebogang Mosikare
  • Couple in trouble after putting ‘hit' on ex-girlfriend

    The state alleges that the accused couple, Banoziba Dambe, 46, who is the director of Bano Investments and spouse, Tiny Dambe, 34, a nurse by profession, and their alleged assassins, Lesedi Khunou, 31 (Tiny’s close relative) allegedly murdered...

  • Bazezuru church fence-sit on COVID-19 vaccination

    When the coronavirus hit Botswana’s shores in March 2020, the government introduced a raft of measures to contain its spread.Amongst the measures that were implemented was the unpopular declaration of State of Public Emergency (SoE) for the purpose...

  • BMWU embarks on transformation strategy

    Giving an address at the union’s general council meeting in Selibe-Phikwe recently, BMWU president Joseph Tsimako implored all union members to ditch political factions that ensued in the build up to the 2019 elective congress that ushered the new...

  • ‘BMW hijacking' accused plead 'not guilty'

    The state alleges that the duo and another person not before the court robbed Elias Fani of his BMW worth P48,000 on June 17, 2020, at Borolong village using violence.The state also alleges that in total the accused robbed Fani of his car and other...

  • Zimbabwean man up for ‘human trafficking'

    However, the end of the year in Francistown is usually characterised by a spate of human trafficking incidents and related offences as reflected by the increasing number of cases registered with the courts. Eric Mpofu, 29, who is unemployed appeared...

  • Murder-Suicide Plan Goes Awry, Boyfriend Dies

    The incident involving the two happened at Minestone Park on Wednesday morning at around 11am, police confirmed. Central Police Station commander, Superintendent Lebalang Maniki said they suspect that the boyfriend stabbed his girlfriend with a knife...

  • Murder Case Law Could Favour Nephew

    Mbunyane met his death after he uttered words to the effect that his nephew, Bareki, had a disease that he could potentially transmit for having such a propensity for sleeping around with older women in Jamataka village, mentioning his own wife...

  • AoJ considers taking courts to the people

    The attorney, Charles Tlagae, was representing Teko Bareki, 44, who without malice aforethought killed his uncle, Letang Mbunyane, 64, during a traditional beverage drinking spree at Jamataka village in the Central Administrative District of Botswana...

  • New rift opens between UDC and BPF

    When the MoU was signed, the parties were cognisant of the spirit and purpose of the agreement was/is to ensure electoral gains, success and victory in any by-election, each of the contracting parties is enjoined both in the selection of candidates...

  • Batswana, foreigners up for gun related offences

    According to the charge sheet, Botlhe Gaopatwe (25), Baliki Kemmonye Gaborone (35), who are citizens of Botswana, Sphamandla Witness Ncube (36) from Zimbabwe, and their South African counterparts, Lucky Ndimande (34) and Sakhile Mkhize (26), on or...

  • Accused pleads guilty to manslaughter

    Initially, Teko Bareki (44) was charged with murdering Ngunyane Letang at Jamataka village in the Central District of Botswana on May 27 in 2005.However, when Bareki, who is currently in jail, appeared before Justice Barnabas Nyamadzabo, Bianca...

  • Murderer sentenced to death row

    The accused, Moses Kanika, was sentenced to death for murdering Wanani Tafila on January 16, 2016 in Selibe-Phikwe.When giving ruling on extenuation and sentence, Justice Lot Moroka said that according to evidence given in court by Tafila’s...

  • Zimbabweans implicated in illegal gold mining

    The State alleges that the quartet, Msix Moyo (42), Ishmael Moyo (17), Phumlani Moyo (27) and Peter Moyo (23), and their Zimbabwean accomplice, Artwell Ndlovu (23), committed the offence on November 15, 2021 between Matsiloje and the Botswana Defence...

  • Cabby faces defilement for sex night with minor

    According to the state, the 24-year-old taximan, Omphemetse George allegedly defiled the 15-year-old girl on June 1, 2021, at Chadibe village.When George appeared for arraignment on Tuesday before Magistrate Thabang Chokwe, prosecutor Tsagae Marape...

  • Psych evaluation for murder-accused soldier

    The soldier, Tlamelo Kethabanetswe, 29, allegedly murdered Kgosietsile Zulu Dube on December 6, 2020, at Borolong village.Ketlhabanetswe’s lawyer Chakalisa Gunda told Magistrate Thabang Chokwe on Wednesday that his client was not present in court...

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