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Pini Bothoko
  • Rutwang JSS Former Students Donate To Former Classmates

    The 10 former students who spent their entire secondary school years at Rutwang JSS in Tonota and their then class teacher, Lapologang Chepete donated toiletrIes to a former classmate who is currently mentally challenged, honored former classmates...

  • Tatitown police investigate two rape cases

    He said the Friday incident involved a 38-year-old woman who had visited Francistown to watch a football match between Rollers and Gaborone United. The woman who is from Masunga was allegedly raped by a 28-year-old man of Natale...

  • 2021:The year crime spiked

    This is the year that armed robberies, murder and petty crime incidents spiralled out of control and kept the police busy. Zooming into three topical crime issues this year, I selected armed robbery, murder and petty crime incidents as these offences...

  • Two perish in a road mishap

    Divisional Traffic Officer for South Central, Assistant Commissioner, Reginald Matlhaba, told MmegiOnline that the accident occurred around 10am at Isang lands near Mosaditshwene."We do not have full details at the moment, but it appears that...

  • Mogoditshane Police Investigate Molinaro Murder

    He said the duo allegedly got into a misunderstanding on Thursday night at Molinaro Bar in Mogoditshane following an argument over quart bottles.“Our preliminary investigations have established that the duo, the 41-year-old deceased and the...

  • Omicron Variant: Adhere To COVID-19 Protocols, Public Urged

    Late last month Botswana recorded cases of the new variant believed to be carrying an extremely high number of mutations, which may drive further waves of the disease by evading the body’s defences.When sharing a message with the entire nation...

  • BEC promises to normalise exam results release

    BEC’s chief executive officer, Dr Moreetsi Thobega assured the nation when giving an update on the 2021 examinations during a media briefing on Thursday.He said they used to release Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) early December,...

  • PSLE results to be released late

    The announcement was made this morning by BEC chief executive officer, Dr Moreetsi Thobega at at media briefing update..On other matters, Dr Thobega said Junior Certificate Examinations (JCE) and Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Examinations...

  • Old Naledi: Alcohol-Related Crimes Troubling

    Alcohol, according to Naledi Police assistant station commander, Assistant Superintendent Meshack Dambuza, impacts the severity of the crimes committed.He told The Monitor that excessive alcohol consumption in the area remains a concern disclosing...

  • Condom Short Supply Hits Botswana

    Now the shortage has finally caught up with Botswana, which is hard-hit by lack of or poor supply of the protective sheath. Condoms are no longer readily available at distribution points, something that worries Parliament as the festive season is...

  • Cross border livestock rustlers a worry

    Ramatlabama police station commander, Superintendent Zibani Mbisana raised a concern to Mmegi disclosing to have been battling this scourge for years now. Mbisana expressed concern that the growing transnational organised stock theft networks...

  • Police officer stabbed to death

    The 26-year-old Special Constable stationed at Mabutsane police station was allegedly stabbed to death by her 29-year-old boyfriend with a sharp object in Mabutsane. Confirming to be investigating the case, Mabutsane police station commander,...

  • 'Women In Sleep' Rape Goes Up

    Rape cases in the village continue to rise despite efforts made by law enforcement officers to fight the scourge. Police in the area have since established that most of the recent incidents involving sexual assault include women being attacked and...

  • Fourth Suspect In Mmopane Attempted Heist Dies

    The 28-year-old man, who was reported to be seriously injured during the incident succumbed over the weekend, Botswana Police Service public relations officer, Assistant Commissioner Dipheko Motube said.Motube told The Monitor that two more...

  • Shock As Brother Kills Brother Over P60

    Disbelief enveloped residents of Seletlo ward in the village after the infamous 16-year-old Onkabetse Kgopolo fatally stabbed his older brother, Moalafi Kgopolo, 17, with a knife last Tuesday.Death brings everything to a halt but sudden death...

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