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Pini Bothoko
  • Pedestrian Dies In Hit And Run

    Police are appealing to members of the public to help them identify the driver of an unknown vehicle that reportedly hit the deceased and drove off.District Traffic Officer, Superintendent Boiki Mojalemotho said the accident occurred at around...

  • Wanted: UB Students Flout COVID-19 Rules

    The said learners, whose number is unknown, went all out to have fun and could not curb their enthusiasm to knock a few back despite the health protocols that have been put in place.The breach comes despite a warning from President Mokgweetsi Masisi...

  • Old Naledi remains petty crimes hub

    The area near the old Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) offices, the fly over between Gaborone West Industrial and the Old Industrial, has become a crime hotspot according to the police. Motorists stopping at traffic lights in the area are...

  • Police vow to enforce COVID-19 regulations

    Despite acknowledging the gravity of the coronavirus pandemic that hit the country, President Mokgweetsi Masisi lifted the two-month long alcohol ban in his recent address.But imbibers could not hide their excitement though the President issued a...

  • Mochudi Police Probe Collision Off The A1

    The district traffic officer, Superintendent Seabelo Gwamba said they were investigating the accident that involved a Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Kia truck and Toyota Vitz. Gwamba said the accident, which happened in the evening at around 1800hrs,...

  • Booze Sales Spell Return Of ‘Chill Sessions’

    Police have expressed concern over the behaviour that was displayed by imbibers over the weekend as alcohol drinkers took to the streets in celebration.The sale of alcohol was prohibited from June 28, 2021, to counter spiralling COVID-19 cases that...

  • Form 5 Male Student Allegedly Commits Suicide

    Goodhope Police Station commander, Superintendent Batshwari Gaobatelwe said the tragedy, which left students reeling in shock, was reported on Friday.“Last Friday afternoon we received a call about a student who was found by other male students...

  • Cash-In-Transit Heists Worry Police

    Armed robbers continue to stage heists, overpowering security company guards making off with large sums of money almost every week. The police have expressed concern over the growing offence during the pandemic following the Friday morning...

  • G/West police probe baby-dumping case

    The baby is suspected to have been dumped last night before she was found by Choppies workers when disposing waste into the bin who later reported the matter to the police.The said bin is located few meters away from Gaborone West Police.Confirming...

  • Nxaraga’s Kgosigaenyatswe Lives Up To His Name

    Kgosigaenyatswe recently used his authority to deny some villagers the opportunity to be part of the Ipelegeng programme in the area. The disappointed villagers had hoped to be hired as casual workers under the scheme, but Kgosigaenyatswe blocked...

  • One Dead, Two Seriously Injured In Separate Incidents

    The fatal accident occurred after a Toyota Wish collided with a Toyota Corolla at around 1900hrs in Metlojane.Confirming the accident, Goodhope Police Station commander, Batshwari Gaobatlelwe said investigations into the matter were ongoing to...

  • Govt Plans 50% Vaccination By September End

    Vice President (VP) Slumber Tsogwane told Parliament that Botswana is currently at 20.8% fully vaccinated and at 23.5% first dose. Tsogwane further stated that the government is determined to attain 50% vaccination of eligible persons by end of...

  • Pandemic Causes Spike In Marriages

    Statistics Botswana’s marriage statistics brief for 2020, illustrated a steady rise in the number of marriages since 2018 with a percentage increase in the number of marriages of 11.1% from 2018 to 2019 and a further 6.9 percent from 2019 to...

  • Mogoditshane: The city’s crime haven

    The densely populated location with over 57 ,000 people is the first stop for the majority of people who relocate from far-flung villages to look for greener pastures in Gaborone targeting the place for its cheaper and affordable accommodation. It is...

  • Naledi Police Probe Game City Money Heist

    This time around the robbers overpowered G4S security guards making off with undisclosed amounts of cash.Confirming the robbery to MmegiOnline, Naledi’s assistant police station commander, assistant Superintendent Meshack Dambuza said the gunmen...

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