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  • BDP councillor convicted

    This comes after Modise was found guilty and convicted of indecent assault by Extension II Magistrate,Tshoganetso Atamelang. Modise faced indecent assault and particulars of the offence are that on or about February 15, 2022 in Old Naledi, Gaborone...

  • BDP councillor to be sentenced today

    He is currently in prison after he was found guilty. Modise allegedly indecently assaulted the complainant on or about February 15, 2022, in Old Naledi, Gaborone when he touched her body, in particular, her breasts and crotch area (private parts).It...

  • Mzwinila fancies Mmadinare comeback

    With the BDP yet to announce the date of the primary elections, Mzwinila is secretly positioning himself. He has since sponsored the construction of Leobo la Kgotla (traditional meeting area) at the Mmadinare main kgotla and bought 1,000 chairs.He...

  • BPF readies for Serowe West by-election

    The primary elections were contested by seven party members which included Chimbidzani Chimidza, Dilebo Mmaletlhare, Gaotilwe Nametsegang, James Kgalajwe, Mokgobelelo Mokgobelelo, Monamodi Bagwasi and Onalepelo Kedikilwe. The primary elections were...

  • Women politicians want a seat at the table

    Speaking at a three-day forum which was attended by councillors from different countries at the Avani Resort and Casino, Dube pleaded with the participants to come up with strategies that could increase the number of women councillors.The forum was...

  • Serowe West constituency members to make final decision

    Things became more evident on Friday as all Serowe MPs turned up to support the now-party vice president Mephato Reatile, who is also an MP for the Jwaneng-Mabutsane constituency.The Serowe MPs are Baratiwa Mathoothe for Serowe West and Serowe South...

  • Kedikilwe wins BPF Serowe West primaries

    The election was contested by seven party members who included Chimbidzani Chimidza, Dilebo Mmaletlhare, Gaotilwe Nametsegang, James Kgalajwe, Mokgobelelo Mokgobelelo, Monamodi Bagwasi and Onalepelo Kedikilwe.Kedikilwe won the primary election by 443...

  • Young woman found dead along Serowe-Palapye road

    Family spokesperson, Ontukile Oabona who was at pains when telling The Monitor his niece’s story, said they still do not understand what happened to the deceased.“We still want answers to what could have happened to our child. On Wednesday last...

  • UDC has no plans to contest Serowe West

    “There are only two scenarios that could emerge. We will either contest under the UDC or the BPF banner.This will depend on whether the BPF membership of UDC is formalised by the time of nomination. We work with the BPF and there is no way we can...

  • Butale wants BPF NEC jailed

    Butale was suspended for acting outside the NEC to set primary election dates for the Serowe West by-election and also sanctioning candidates to contest the said primaries.In an urgent application before the High Court, Butale wants the respondents...

  • Escalating GBV cases troubling—BCP

    BCP Secretary for Labour and gender expert, Daisy Bathusi said just in one week, seven people, including one man, fell victim to the so-called passion killings.“This is shocking, especially since research has demonstrated that for every single case...

  • Seven express Serowe West interest on BPF ticket

    If the seven candidates do not agree on a compromise this week, then the party will have to go for primary election to select the most suitable to represent them.The Serowe West constituency post fell vacant after the former area Member of Parliament...

  • BDP to decide Serowe West candidate in three weeks

    The decision was taken after BDP secretary-general (SG), Kavis Kario and party chairperson Slumber Tsogwane held a meeting with the party leadership in the constituency on Sunday.The constituency became vacant after Tshekedi Khama was disqualified...

  • BPF ponders on Tshekedi’s replacement

    On Wednesday, May 31, 2023, the party closed the door for those who want to contest and they now have 10 days to come up with a candidate who will represent the party in the upcoming by-election in the constituency.Serowe West constituency was won by...

  • Tshekedi Khama reinstated as BPF SG

    The reappointments were confirmed by the party’s president, Biggie Butale, in an interview on Sunday. The reinstatements come following the duo’s suspension for misconduct.Khama, Bosilong, councillor Vuyo Northa were suspended by the BPF...

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