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Lebogang Mosikare
  • Andansonia Hotel director implicated in conspiracy to murder

    According to the charge sheet, Joy and Brown between July 2021 and January 2022, acting jointly and in concert conspired to kill Keletso Mengwe, Isabel Mengwe and Kevin Mengwe at Selepa.When the accused appeared before Chief Magistrate Mareledi...

  • ‘Husband threatens to kill wife who went AWOL from marriage’

    The State alleges that Mokhululi Moffat (40) threatened to kill his wife Tiroyamodimo Moffat on January 9, 2022 at Somerset location by sending her a cellphone message that reads, “Ke tlile go go bolaya wena ke a go bolelela” or “I am going to...

  • BFA’s Ncube denies misappropriating funds

    Ncube was the Head of Delegation (HoD) but was robbed of the association’s bank card by a South African driver who allegedly later used the card to buy some luxuries.Following the theft of the card, a report was made with South African Police...

  • Westerners still dominate trophy hunting in Botswana

    Botswana lifted the ban on elephant hunting and other wildlife species in 2019, five years after former president, Ian Khama, who was and is still a nature enthusiast, imposed it much to the chagrin of communities that live near or within wildlife...

  • 2021: The year of the hangman

    Nthoiwa Maxala sentenced to death Maxala was sentenced to death for the 2015 gangster style murder of Thuso Mlalazi. Mlalazi -a former Physics teacher at Tutume McConnell-was shot and killed by Maxala on September 13 at Somerset East in 2015. Justice...

  • GBV report card: A crisis totally out of control

    FRANCISTOWN: Women and girl-children continue to bear the brunt of GBV in the country throughout the year.In most of these cases, there is a whole body of knowledge that shows that women and girls are trapped in a vicious cycle of abusive...

  • New broom takes over as BHCTTWU president

    Digapeng was elected as BHCTTWU’s president during its elective congress that was held on December 11, 2021 in Palapye.Digapeng’s win means that a trident of women in Masego Mogwera of Botswana Public Employees Union(BOPEU), and Martha Molema of...

  • 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...

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