Author

Pini Bothoko
  • AP faction numbers to boost the BCP

    This comes after Botswana Congress Party (BCP). BCP and ally Botswana Labour Party (BLP) were recently dumped by the AP leadership in their cooperation talks, a decision which has divided the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) splinter...

  • Court convicts SA nationals

    The two had pleaded guilty to the offences. Sentencing for the two will be delivered soon. Matlou, 43, and Maphoto, 29, both residents of Lephalale township in South Africa, were arrested in January this year in Gaborone and Tlokweng respectively....

  • Thabala hit, run driver arrested

    Serowe police station commander, Superintendent Poloko Oteng confirmed that the suspect who had fled the accident scene has been charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving and fleeing the scene of accident. The suspect will soon...

  • Student, 15, dies after being hit by car

    The accident was reported at around 6:25am along KT Motsepe Road popularly known as Western by-pass. The 47-year-old woman who was the driver of the Polo VW that hit the deceased was driving alone and the boy was crossing the road from west to...

  • Man on bail for murder probed for another

    The resident of Serorome ward, in Palapye, is currently on bail for a murder he committed some time back in Rakops.On Saturday morning, the suspect allegedly contacted the girlfriend's relatives by a phone call asking them to check on her...

  • Mother dies, son survives in hit-and-run

    The hit-and-run incident occurred on Saturday night at Thabala village.No2 District officer commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang said the speeding Toyota March driver failed to stop following the accident and investigations are ongoing to...

  • Pedestrian killed in road mishap

    No2 District officer commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang said the deceased was in the company of her husband and her niece. The companions were also on the roadside attending to their car that had a breakdown when she met her...

  • We can win the battle against drugs—Mmusi

    However, in partnership with the newly established Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), the Defence and Security ministry is confident that there is new hope that the country can win the battle against drug use.Minister Kagiso Mmusi said this when...

  • Political parties ready for Serowe-West by-election

    Khama has been in South Africa since last year after he and his wife, Thea Khama and his twin brother, Anthony were briefly detained and questioned by the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) over alleged possession of weapons of...

  • Pedestrian dies in Mochudi hit-and-run

    Following the incident, police are appealing to members of the public to help them identify the driver of the unknown vehicle that reportedly hit the deceased and drove off. The deceased was found lying in a pool of blood along Mochudi–Rasesa road...

  • Killer ex-cop to hang

    Justice Lot Moroka of the Francistown High Court in 2021 sentenced Mojanki, a former Botswana Police Service (BPS) officer, to death for murdering his ex-girlfriend, Socks who was a former nurse at the Nyangabgwe Referral Hospital.Subsequently the...

  • No charges yet in 'baptism gone wrong'

    The tragic incident occured two weeks ago. Commenting on progress on investigations, Ramotswa Police Station Commander Superintendent, Keoagile Tau said to date his office has not laid charges to anyone. According to Tau, they received a report...

  • Trio nabbed over bodily harm charge

    This follows two incidents that occurred over the weekend in Palapye and Lesenepole villages respectively in which three men were attacked and stabbed with sharp objects while walking. Police are yet to establish the suspects’ motives for attacking...

  • Passenger dies in Gamodubu car crash

    Divisional Traffic Officer for South Central, Assistant Commissioner Reginald Matlhaba said the accident occurred at around 1am and investigations into the matter are ongoing to establish what transpired. “An Audi vehicle had three people on board...

  • Man, 69, attacked, stabbed

    The duo allegedly pounced on the victim in an attack after they meet him while walking alone in the streets of Serorome ward, Palapye and ended up stabbing him with a sharp object on his stomach and right thigh.No 2 district officer commanding,...

arrow up