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Pini Bothoko
  • MVA Fund spends P54m on spinal cord injuries

    The crashes are not only a public health issue but they are also a social and economic issue that cost government millions of pula annualy.Officiating at the just-ended Trauma Management Symposium that was held at Avani Hotel on Friday, Motor Vehicle...

  • Serowe police vow to curb violent crimes

    No 2 district officer commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang told The Monitor they would prioritise the fight against violent crimes currently keeping police on their toes to curb the escalating incidents in the area.Oketsang gave an example...

  • Police struggle to break spiraling ATM blasting

    Burglars continue to break open ATM using explosives and getting away with large sums of money. To date, the police are still struggling to crack down on spiraling ATM blasting in greater Gaborone as there has been no breakthrough in the latest...

  • Possession of offensive weapons on the rise

    Crime in general remains appallingly high especially in the Greater Gaborone as people continue to live in constant fear of criminals in the comfort of their homes and while driving their cars, issues that are currently keeping the police on their...

  • Pedestrian dies in road mishap

    No 3 District officer commanding, Senior Superintendent Theriso Thatayotlhe said the deceased was initially involved in an accident before the fatal mishap as his Honda Fit found by the roadside had burnt to ashes. "We suspect that the deceased...

  • Police investigate Pitsane Molopo death

    The police have revealed that they received a report the morning of August 17. They suspect that the incident might have occurred the night before.Pitsane Molopo Police Station Commander, Superintendent Thusego Kenyafetse said even though they do not...

  • Goodhope police probe rape, robbery

    According to the police, the victim was with her 61-year-old mother when two unknown men who claimed to be looking for the victim's brother roused the sleeping pair.Narrating the matter, Goodhope Police Station Commander, Superintendent Batshwari...

  • Kopong murder suspects further remanded

    The quartet includes Oageng Moagi Letsholo (46), Leufty Gaolemogwe Kosie (47), Outlwile Aston (48) and Kebaleboge Ntsebe (42) who is a traditional doctor. The four, who are facing a single count of murder, appeared before Broadhurst Magistrate,...

  • ATM blasting impacts negatively on banking business

    An emerging trend where criminals use explosives is a serious concern to the banking industry because it is not only just the loss of cash or damage to property that the banks need to worry about, but also the threat to human lives.These physical...

  • Unlawful wounding crimes trouble Serowe police

    Police said it is of great concern that people no longer value the sanctity of human life choosing to kill whenever it suits them.Serowe Police Station commander, Superintendent Poloko Oteng’s concern follows the recent string of unlawful wounding...

  • Rising rape cases worry Serowe police

    Serowe Police Station commander, Superintendent Poloko Oteng told The Monitor the spike is therefore alarming.He said his policing area is plagued by a high number of rape incidents stating that they recorded four rape cases just in the last...

  • Serowe police probe murder

    The deceased was found by a 23-year-old man who reported the matter to the police after discovering the deceased's body lying in a pool of blood by the roadside.Investigating the case, Serowe Police Station commander, Superintendent Poloko Oteng...

  • Repeat sponsorship not sustainable – Letsholathebe

    As government continues with efforts to develop human capital through awarding of sponsorships, beneficiaries have been challenged to make full use of this opportunity.The Minister of Education and Skills Development, Douglas Letsholathebe made the...

  • Men prone to road crashes

    Motorists’ attitudes towards key road safety issues such as speeding, drink and driving, and risky overtaking have been identified as major road safety concerns, especially amongst the youth.As such, drivers have been encouraged to take precautions...

  • No sign of Blue Train return

    According to authorities, they have no intentions of returning the train anytime soon.The train stopped operation in January 2020.The loss-making passenger train’s situation is believed to have been also worsened by the advent of the COVID-19...

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