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Pini Bothoko
  • Two die in accident near Tropic of Capricorn

    Dibete Police Station commander, Superintendent Meshack Ranku, said the accident occurred around 9:30pm when a truck driving south collided with the VW Polo heading north. He said the truck driver, aged 29, was accompanied by a single passenger, both...

  • Motorists don’t respect police – Mantswe

    Deputy Commissioner of Police (operations), Solomon Mantswe said this when officially opening a capacity building seminar for senior traffic officers in Selebi-Phikwe.He said most drivers seem to be oblivious of the responsibility to respect and give...

  • 'Assist female-headed families with land'

    Speaking before Parliament on International Women’s Day on Friday, she emphasised that, despite notable progress, global gender inequality persists, affecting areas such as equal pay, education, healthcare, and representation in leadership roles....

  • Thamaga man allegedly fatally stabs girlfriend

    Thamaga Police Station commander, Superintendent Moses Kwarare, said the suspect's sister reported the incident at around 3pm after he revealed to them that he had killed his girlfriend and locked her inside the house. The couple resided in a...

  • Pedestrian hit by motorist in Ramonaka

    The accident involved a 35-year-old motorist of a Toyota sedan, which was heading towards Sikwane. Divisional Traffic Officer for South Central, Assistant Commissioner Reginald Matlhaba, reported that the woman is currently recovering at Deborah...

  • DPP to take over prosecutorial function

    He stated that the objective of the project is to relieve the Botswana Police Service (BPS) of the responsibility of prosecuting for them to focus on their core mandate, which is to detect and prevent crime.He said in any event, the prosecution of...

  • Truck driver dies in road mishap

    Confirming the accident investigation, Superintendent Molly Lebala-Moduke, the commander of Palapye police station, stated that the accident occurred at around 4am.She mentioned that investigations are ongoing to determine the cause of the head-on...

  • Dibete police intercept suspected dagga dealers

    During the search, Dibete police discovered the quartet in possession of suspected dagga weighing approximately 15kg in a bag hidden inside the car they were driving. Dibete Police Station commander, Superintendent Meshack Ranku said the quartet was...

  • Zim man arrested for stealing copper cables

    Broadhurst Solice station commander, Superintendent Obusitswe Lokae stated that the man’s two co-accused managed to escape the crime scene upon the police's arrival.However, the police have launched investigations to locate the duo. According...

  • Toddler killed by reversing visitor’s car

    According to the Palapye Police Station commander, Superintendent Molly Lebala-Moduke, the 35-year-old man from Extension 7, Palapye, had visited the family of the deceased in Madiba.Unfortunately, while reversing at around 9am, he accidentally...

  • Speeding motorist crashes into moving train

    While other cars had come to a halt, allowing the train to pass, the driver, speeding in a Toyota Corolla, was observed overtaking other vehicles and ended up hitting a moving train at Mmamashia by Oodi turn-off.Confirming the investigation,...

  • Productivity, competitiveness in the workplace worrisome

    The objective of the policy is to provide a framework for addressing national productivity and competitiveness challenges in a holistic and coordinated manner. Moreover, it will also help propel Botswana’ economy towards high income status through...

  • The return of women

    Dinah MaratheAfter spending 90% of her life as a police officer, Marathe was transferred and appointed the Commissioner of Botswana Prison Service becoming the first female commissioner of prisons back in 2021. Then, she left the Botswana Police...

  • Brother hacks older sibling for 'insulting' mother

    The older sibling is at Sekgoma Memorial Hospital in stable condition, while his brother is wanted by law enforcement. The No.2 District Officer Commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang, reported the incident on Friday at around 10pm.“We are...

  • Distraught man discovers 'girlfriend cheating', commits suicide

    On Friday at around 2am, the deceased went to visit his girlfriend but found her sleeping with someone else, leaving him deeply troubled.Before heading to work that morning, his mother noticed he looked stressed. She questioned him about what might...

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