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Pini Bothoko
  • Fraudsters swindle Serowe sexagenarian

    Serowe police station commander, superintendent Poloko Oteng said surprisingly the old man had earlier been to the station to alert the police about suspicious phone calls only to be swindled money amounting to P8,700 later on.“Then, fraudsters...

  • Two in court, more arrests for stock theft

    The duo, Tebo Mogale, 32, and Unabatsho Bokeng, 24, both of Phase 1 in Letlhakane, was arrested in Mopipi last Wednesday after the two were suspected of stealing two matimela goats in Letlhakane. It is reported that after committing the alleged...

  • Police checkpoints help reduce weekend fatalities

    Police have over time expressed deep concern over the increase in road fatalities since the beginning of the year.To address the concerns, traffic police had set up drunk driving operations in and around Gaborone to reduce road deaths.Deputy...

  • Chinese shop robbed at gunpoint in Tlokweng

    It is reported that at around 7pm when the Chinese shop was about to close for business, three masked armed men entered the shop and started demanding money.Tlokweng police station commander, superintendent Unoziba Rari confirmed the incident when...

  • Condom consumption at three million per month

    Addressing the Public Accounts Committee recently, national coordinator of National AIDS and Health Promotion Agency (NAHPA), Ontiretse Letlhare revealed that Botswana consumes three million condoms per month.He stated that condoms are vital because...

  • NAHPA laments diminishing support

    NAHPA’ national coordinator, Ontiretse Letlhare disclosed the concern when addressing Public Accounts Committee (PAC) hearing yesterday.He said it is of great concern that they continue to receive signals from the countries’ major funders such as...

  • Kgomo-Khumo causes panic

    Farmers have been encouraged to produce more cattle in order to take advantage of the beef export market but killing their cattle out of panic will not help the situation. The police have raised a concern against the alleged panic amongst some...

  • MRI cuts staff salaries

    Employees have criticised the move, while the company states that the decision, which is part of a restructuring exercise, would save employees from retrenchment. Some employees are frustrated as they do not know their fate as the exercise could...

  • Boteti butcheries to 'run dry', Motube warns

    After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the anti-stock theft operation set up to curb cattle rustling was relaunched last Thursday at Rakops.BPS’ public relations officer, Assistant Commissioner Dipheko Motube said the Kgomo-Khumo...

  • Accident victim succumbs to injuries

    The accident occurred around 1:15am nearby the Molapo Crossing traffic lights intersection. She was rushed to the hospital where she succumbed to the injuries at around 7:00am.Deputy divisional traffic officer for South Central, senior Superintendent...

  • Woman dies in Tawana hit-and-run

    The police said even though investigations into the matter are ongoing, they suspect that the woman was killed while attempting to cross the road.Deputy divisional traffic officer for South Central, senior superintendent Boiki Mojalemotho said the...

  • Police detail in cash-in-transit escort car accident

    Images of the police’s Corolla vehicle were widely circulated across social media moments after the accident.Confirming the accident, deputy divisional traffic officer for South Central, Senior Superintendent Boiki Mojalemotho said the accident...

  • Kgomo-Khumo operation nabs seven suspects

    The Botswana Police Service's (BPS) public relations officer, assistant commissioner Dipheko Motube revealed that four men were arrested on Friday after they were found in possession of a carcass of a calf suspected to have been stolen.“The...

  • One dead in Serowe road mishap

    The deceased was a passenger of a truck that was involved in an accident with a Honda Fit vehicle. No. 2 district officer commanding, senior superintendent Paul Oketsang told The Monitor the accident was reported at around 4.25pm and is being...

  • GBV: Solution remains a challenge

    These human rights violations have short up and long-term physical, sexual, and mental consequences for women and girls that can be devastating including death. The violations also have the possibility of negatively affecting women’s general well...

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