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Pini Bothoko
  • Boyfriend’s brother rapes Dekar woman

    The suspect allegedly attacked the 23-year-old woman while she was sleeping, raped her, and fled the crime scene.No 6 District Officer Commanding, Senior Superintendent Thari Senwelo said the victim’s boyfriend had left her sleeping when he left...

  • Learners’ rowdy behaviour worries Parley

    Responding to a question in Parliament recently, the Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Aubrey Lesaso revealed that students’ behaviours have changed over a period of time, something which is a reflection of the society people...

  • Two pedestrians injured in separate accidents

    In an accident that occurred on Saturday afternoon in Sikwane village during a wedding ceremony, a 52-year-old man was hit by a reversing car driven by a 42-year-old woman he was directing and sustained a fractured left leg.In another accident that...

  • Missing Kanye woman, 21, found dead

    Due to the state in which her body was found, a post-mortem was carried out right away where after she was immediately laid to rest.On the case, Sejelo Police Station commander, Superintendent Mogomotsi Matlapeng said investigations into the matter...

  • Another Serowe woman attacked, raped

    Confirming the case, No 2 District Officer Commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang said the 42-year-old woman of Mhatshwa ward was roused from sleep in an attack and raped by a known 30-year-old man who is currently in police...

  • Police issue warning over drink spiking

    This follows an incident in which a 28-year-old woman of Serorome ward in Palapye opened a rape case on Saturday after she woke up next to a man but could not recollect events from the previous night.No 2 District Officer Commanding, Senior...

  • Gender gap in media still a concern

    Women in News (WIN) Leadership Mapping Report of 2022, which was carried out in 17 countries, confirmed there is a significant gender gap within the highest ranks of power in the media at top levels.The research revealed that women make up only 10%...

  • Batswana feel unsafe - Report

    The recently released Afrobarometer report by Star Awards indicates that many Batswana are of the view that government is performing badly on reducing crime as it continues to spiral out of control.The survey indicated that half of Batswana say they...

  • Sleeping Serowe woman attacked, robbed, raped

    Investigating the case, Serowe Police Station commander, Superintendent Poloko Oteng said the intruder committed the offence while threatening the victim with a knife. “Before fleeing the crime scene the unknown suspect also stole the victim’s...

  • Prisons record smuggling surge –Mmusi

    Mmusi stated that in order to ensure safety and security within prisons, the service has established the strategic operational support units being rapid response teams, prison police unit and prison intelligence unit in 2022. However, Mmusi said the...

  • Botswana records first combat death

    The BDF joined other SADC forces to combat terrorism and acts of violent extremism. The previous two deaths of BDF members were not combat related. The first BDF member was killed in a vehicle accident in July 2021 while the second died in an...

  • Serowe police probe Thabala murder

    The deceased succumbed to the injuries on Saturday afternoon at the Sekgoma Memorial Hospital where he was hospitalised. No.2 District Officer Commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang said their preliminary investigations have revealed that...

  • Passenger dies in A15 car crash

    The single-vehicle accident occurred at around 5am on Saturday along the A15 Road (Serule and Selebi-Phikwe road).No 2 district officer commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang said the car had two people on board, the deceased and a...

  • Commission says no to sex work, yes to abortion

    While some viewed sex work as immoral and demeaning to women, others said it should be recognised as a source of livelihood.Batswana made the submissions during kgotla meetings that were held across the country on the Constitutional Review that was...

  • Bobirwa farmers to be compensated post FMD

    The development follows the completion of a commission of inquiry that probed cross boarder cattle rustling in Bobirwa area with some perpetrators reportedly being from neighbouring Zimbabwe. Recently, Bobonong Member of Parliament (MP), Taolo Lucas...

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