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  • Married Man Slapped With Restraining Order

    The restraining order issued by Principal Magistrate, Gofaone Mosweu, against Nkagelang Mothanka on Tuesday instructs the married man to stop visiting or communicating with his ex girlfriend Segametsi Matara.This came after Matara through her...

  • Taxi Man Investigated For Defilement

    Serowe Police Station Commander, Superintendent, Poloko Oteng, said it is suspected that the taxi man started defiling the student last year March when she was still 14 years old."The mother suspected that her child might have been sexually used...

  • Man Hits Girlfriend With Knobkerrie

    According to Serowe Police Station Commander, Superintendent Poloko Oteng, the incident happened on December 31, 2021 and the victim was certified dead upon arrival at Sekgoma memorial hospital. "The incident happened at Ghaegoree cattlepost....

  • Health Ministry Ready To Administer Booster Doses

    The ministry spokesperson, Shirley Mukamambo, told MmegiOnline that provision of booster doses has been endorsed by Botswana Medicines Regulatory Authority (BOMRA). "Preparations are on going with stakeholders to ensure an effective roll out....

  • Political parties ready for Ledumadumane By-election

    Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Eric Molale, issued a writ for the by election on December 28, 2021. Independent Electoral Act stipulates that by election for a council seat should be held within three months after the death or...

  • The paralysing effects of COVID-19

    The state of hospitals, especially in the far-flung areas of the Okavango and Ngamiland, left a lot to be desired. Teachers at schools across the country perished in large numbers as well as their students. Under normal circumstances, where there is...

  • Balopi quits Cabinet, expected to resign as BDP Secretary General

    This follows his immediate resignation as a cabinet minister this morning. Balopi and President Mokgweetsi Masisi have not been in good terms lately. Masisi had even informed some party elders as well as other cabinet members about the fallout.Balopi...

  • Land Acquisition Expensive, Taxing For Gov't

    He was answering a question from the Member of Parliament for Francistown West constituency Ignatius Moswaane, who asked if the minister is aware that Batswana have to wait for more than 20 years to be allocated plots.In his response, Mzwinila...

  • BDP Introspects On By-Election Losses

    The ruling party has won only three council seats out of 11 vacant ones for the by-elections that were held on Saturday.The BDP has won Tumasera, Metsimotlhabe and Moshupa East wards while opposition parties won Nkange, Tamasane, Khwee, Motokwe,...

  • Children’s rights violations worry minister

    Speaking at the national children’s consultative forum this week in Selebi-Phikwe, Local Government assistant minister, Mabuse Pule said they continue to hear of all forms of violations against children on a daily basis.“It is quite disheartening...

  • Kablay wants presidential task team to brief Parley

    The General Assembly was held on Thursday and it is the last one before Parliament closes today (Friday).The country has been registering low new COVID-19, cases but the numbers spiralled out of control this week after over 2,000 new ones were...

  • By-elections likely to attract low turn-out

    According to the analyst, this is so because people are already in a festive mood. The vacant council seat wards are Nkange North (Nkange constituency), Tamasane (Mmadinare constituency), Tumasera-Seleka (Sefhare-Ramokgonami constituency), Boseja...

  • Six Harassment Cases Against DIS

    The revelation comes after Member of Parliament for Takatokwane, Tshoganetso Leuwe inquired about allegations of unlawful operations by the DIS such as trampling on citizen rights, liberties and constitutional freedoms.When responding to the...

  • Masisi, Khama feud divides nation - Guma

    He encouraged the duo to stop using State resources to fight their war. Moyo also said it is time politicians use rallies and other platforms to address bread and butter issues that Batswana need to hear rather than running around and addressing...

  • Minister calls for Parly independence

    Sethomo told the Botswana Democartic Party (BDP) dominated Parliament that it is time the August House becomes independent from the Executive. “Similarly, we want to see our governance institutions standing independently. These are the likes of the...

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