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Pini Bothoko
  • Heartache As Yellow Monster Shatters Dreams

    The dreams and hopes of one family were shattered after they became homeless in the blink of an eye. On Friday, The Monitor team visited the Babo family of 10 whose four homes had already been razed to the ground together with houses in the three...

  • WUC debt strategy fails to yield results

    Following the lapse of State of Emergency (SoE) period, WUC gave customers a one-month grace period to settle their debts with a number of strategies in place but customers are still lagging behind with payments.WUC chief executive officer (CEO),...

  • Armed South Africans nabbed

    The duo aged 40 and 47 were traveling in a motor vehicle reportedly stolen in South Africa.They were arrested in Block 3, Gaborone in possession of AK 47 rifle, pistol and a number of live rounds of ammunition according to BPS' public relations...

  • Public Warned Not To Crowd Accident Scenes

    Instead, crowds that gather are now being encouraged to not simply gawk at casualties to satisfy their curiosity and step in with life-saving skills as they would be the first people at the scene. The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund has responded...

  • Step-father Appears In Court Today For Murder Of Two Toddlers

    The three-year-old girl and her one-year-old brother were found dead by their grandmother, who had rushed outside, after hearing screams from her daughter. District Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officer, detective superintendent Obert Stone...

  • Saleshando Calls Mohembo Bridge ‘Unwise Investment’

    In his response to President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s State of the Nation (SONA) address last week, Saleshando said more investment should have gone into the development of roads first.“Government needs to invest in developing our roads. Constructing...

  • Armed robbers wreak havoc

    Despite the police having intensified their investigations and having an upper hand in their game in the fight against crime, armed robbers continue to get away without a trace. In September three armed men overpowered G4S Security guards and made...

  • Two suspected robbers shot dead, others critically injured

    Confirming the fatal incident, police Public Relations officer, deputy commissioner Dipheko Motube said four gunmen attacked employees of the liquor store and made away with undisclosed amount of cash and some goods.Motube said on arrival at the...

  • Ditshegwane knife attacker in 'murder-suicide'

    Letlhakeng police are investigating the case after two bodies were discovered early morning at Ditshegwane, a village in Kweneng District, in what is believed to be a murder-suicide.Superintendent Mogomotsi Kesupile, Letlhakeng Police Station...

  • Police hunt for alleged double murderer

    Selebi-Phikwe police have launched a manhunt to locate and arrest the stepfather who was working as a herdsman at Lekgolwe cattlepost.Confirming to be investigating the double murder incident, the district Criminal Investigation Department (CID)...

  • Rising rape cases worry Ramotswa police

    The country is faced with this social problem as women continue to live in the deepest fear of rapists and lovers causing harm to them and Ramotswa village has not been spared. Though everyone has the right to live their lives freely, it is not the...

  • Tlokweng Police Hunt Armed Robbers

    Despite the men and women in navy blue being in a sour mood upping their game in the fight against armed robberies owing to a spate of such attacks, their message seems to be ignored as thieves continue to target businesses to steal money.Tlokweng...

  • Ex-students donate to Tshegetsang JSS

    The 32 former students, whose entire secondary school lives were at Molepolole-based secondary institution, donated 188 mathematical instruments to the school that nurtured their early education. The chairperson of Class of 1993 Group, Sandy Mphuting...

  • Alcohol-Related Crashes Cause Concern

    For a while the police have battled alcohol-related accidents even when the sale of alcohol was suspended. Drivers’ attitudes and behaviours have been identified as the main causes of road fatalities, especially the youth. Mogoditshane police...

  • Police Cagey About Escort Bill

    Questions have been raised as to who funds the cost of the escort as armed robbers continue to stage heists even during the day, overpowering security guards and making off with large sums of money something that has forced the police to provide...

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