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Pini Bothoko
  • 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...

  • Parly wants blanket ban on agric imports

    On Friday, Members of Parliament (MP) pleaded with the Ministry of Agriculture to consider imposing a ban on importation of all agricultural products to encourage locals to start farming for business and in the process create jobs for other...

  • Butchered Kopong woman’s kids go for counselling

    The duo’s uncle, Gabathuse Molelu revealed in an interview on the sidelines of court appearance of accused persons in the case at the Broadhurst Magistrate’s Court last week Thursday.The accused are Oageng Moagi Letsholo, 46, Leufty Gaolemogwe...

  • House burns to ashes in Shoshong

    A passerby walking home from the bar reported the matter to the neighbours and the police when they saw the burning house.At the time of the incident, the house was unoccupied as its owner, a soldier, lives in Thebephatshwa, according to the police...

  • Police probe fatal single-car crash

    At around 3am, Goodhope police responded to a report of a vehicle crash after a 35-year-old man was found lifeless by the roadside not far from a Toyota Land Cruiser that had overturned.According to Goodhope Police station commander, superintendent...

  • Suspected drug peddler arrested

    The young man who is facing two counts of trading with illicit substances, house breaking, and theft was arrested on Saturday morning at his family home.Letlhakane Police Station commander, Superintendent Michael Maphephu said the suspect was...

  • Traditional doctor distances herself from murder

    Appearing before Magistrate Jobbie Moilatshimo, Kebaleboge Ntsebe (42), a traditional doctor implicated in the murder of Barulaganye Aston when asked if she had anything to say, told the court that she is not in anyway implicated in the case hence...

  • Lobatse in shock as MP implicated in Tlotso’s murder

    LOBATSE: Death brings everything to a halt. But, sudden demise resulting from suspected ritual murder causes more overwhelming grief for survivors. This is what residents of the low-income Peleng perched on a hill-top is going through at this...

  • Police deny Lobatse station commander arrest

    In a shocking development last night, Lobatse area Member of Parliament (MP) Dr Thapelo Matsheka was arrested and is currently detained in police cells as one of the alleged suspects in Karema's murder.A day before the MP's arrest,...

  • MPs want PTA funds oversight

    The concerns follow a question raised by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Francistown West, Ignatius Moswaane on fundraising activities in primary schools.Moswaane had wanted to know if the Minister of Education and Skills Development was aware that...

  • 'Veg import ban bears fruit'

    Last year, the government decided to ban importation of some vegetables from South Africa and other vegetable exporting countries in a bid to force local retailers to buy vegetables from local farmers.The Assistant Minister of Agriculture, Molebatsi...

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