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Pini Bothoko
  • Cops plead against bar owners', motorists' loud noise

    Reports suggest that patrons at bars in the village are not only consuming alcohol in public spaces, but are also playing loud music from their vehicles, causing sleepless nights for residents.Tlokweng Police Station commander, Superintendent Unoziba...

  • Police investigate three serious accidents

    On Friday, along the A12 road, a 58-year-old man was seriously injured when he was struck by a Mercedes Benz while attempting to cross the road near Shell Filling Station close to the Mogoditshane kgotla traffic lights at approximately 12:30am.Deputy...

  • Man found dead at The Fields parking lot

    According to the station commander for the police station, Superintendent Amos Solomon, it looks like the man was not feeling well. "He had visited the mall in the company of his daughter who had left him inside the car to grab something from...

  • Maternal death peaked in 2021 – Statistics Botswana

    The report highlighted several key causes behind the increase in maternal deaths, including COVID-19-related fatalities, severe pre-eclampsia at seven percent, and diseases of the circulatory system complicating pregnancy, childbirth, and the...

  • Stock thieves torment Selokolela farmers

    Stock theft has become rampant with the thieves reportedly going to the extent of shooting and killing cattle out in the thickets. On a daily basis, farmers lose their cattle at the hands of stock thieves who hang around the area to rustle cattle,...

  • Police praise Paje revellers for 'model behaviour'

    According to Serowe Police Station commander, Superintendent Poloko Oteng a sizeable number of officers was deployed in and around the village as they had anticipated heightened criminal activity.He said they managed to control the crowds whose...

  • Police warn drivers against night-time travel

    The concern follows an accident in which a woman aged 41 who was driving a Toyota Allex from the south heading north lost control of the car and it overturned Saturday early morning near the A1 Highway. Investigating the accident, No.2 district...

  • Fraudsters fleece Serowe man of P150k

    He said after making him believe that he had won P4,000, the fraudsters tricked the old man into sending P50,000 into their account. Serowe Police Station commander, Superintendent Poloko Oteng said after realising that his P50,000 was withdrawn the...

  • GCC turns to Dikgosi over problematic stray animals

    The stray animals that roam the city’s streets like cattle, donkeys, goats and dogs have long been a major concern and the GCC continues to face difficulties in resolving this issue.One root cause identified for the influx of stray animals in...

  • Mortuary demands P1 Million over unclaimed body

    Sipho Mahlangu (42), of Soweto in South Africa, was shot and killed together with nine others in Phase 2, back in February 23, 2022 by the police following a cash-in-transit heist in the Main Mall, Gaborone.Then, 10 armed men attacked and robbed a...

  • Four arraigned for stock theft

    According to the charge sheet, Keakile Keakile and Thabang Lesole, both aged 24 from Sehoro ward, Ikongwe village, along with Masego Khubidu, 49, from Semitwe cattle post, were found in possession of a cow carcass and biltong, for which they failed...

  • One dead in Palapye–Serowe road mishap

    According to Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang, the No.2 District Officer Commanding, the accident happened at approximately 1:30am, with the vehicle travelling from Serowe towards Palapye.“We suspect that the driver might have been fatigued,...

  • Another Honda Fit intercepted with stolen meat

    A 46-year-old man from Mmaphashalala was apprehended while transporting the carcass, wrapped in black plastics, in a Honda Fit car last Thursday at Leshibitse. According to the Dibete Police Station commander, Superintendent Meshack Ranku, the...

  • Mophuting's dream dashed

    Mophuting, a highly decorated and educated member of the BDF, was appointed as the second-in-command in 2021 following the retirement of Major General Gotsileene Morake.His initial appointment drew mixed reactions, with some welcoming it and others...

  • Cape pangolin poaching on the rise

    Botswana Defence Force (BDF) commander, Placid Segokgo, made this revelation during a media briefing on Friday held by the Ministry of Defence and Security at Hotel 430 in Gaborone.Segokgo explained that Cape pangolin scales hold significant value in...

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