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  • Tighten the law on drug dealers

    Our youth are perishing; their once hopeful bright future is going down the drain; all because of illicit drugs.It is very easy to blame the addict, but it is not as simple as that! Drug dealing is a very lucrative business for some shameless people...

  • Our hopes are on you!

    The elections had two teams namely: Team Reshaping MISA and Team Integrity. All Team reshaping MISA member won except for one candidate for the Secretary post. One can say it was a long road to the elections, looking at the fact that it took four...

  • New Year, New Beginnings

    All of us have over the years heard about new resolutions, and how some people complain that they never accomplish much in their New Year resolution list. Well, that may be the case, but it shouldn’t take away your dreams, because we all have to...

  • Merry Christmas! From The Monitor team with love

    The air starts to change when the calendar hits December 1, many people get excited and start to ready themselves for the big feasts that come with the two holidays.While there is absolutely nothing wrong with celebrating the holidays, we at The...

  • Isn’t it time to change GBV strategy

    The campaign is used as an organising strategy by individuals and organisations around the world to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.Before the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused havoc across the world, the 16...

  • Urgent call: Stop the killing!

    The previous week, we had an article about a police officer shooting his wife, and turning the gun on himself, whilst he died, his wife survived and is still in the hospital.Sadly that was not the only article we carried on intimate partner killings....

  • Are police trigger-happy?

    Unfortunately, that day turned sour for those who were shopping at Sefalana Cash and Carry in Gaborone West Industrial.The exchange of fire that ensued between members of the Botswana Police Service (BPS) and robbers who had allegedly robbed a G4S...

  • Let's do something about it!

    Last week, former Member of Parliament for Tonota who is also the former Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Thapelo Olopeng posted on his Facebook timeline complaining about the ever-speeding buses. Olopeng wrote:...

  • No person is above the law!

    Locally celebrated musician, Odirile Sento popularly known as Vee Mampeezy, reportedly had a run-in with law enforcement officers on Thursday.In the video that went viral on social media, Vee Mampeezy can be heard shouting at the police officers...

  • An accident waiting to happen

    Segoditshane Road was temporarily closed to protect motorists and some people could not reach their workplaces, out of fear of the hazards awaiting as some roads were dangerously flooding.The downpour was only brief, and now there are more questions...

  • To forgive or not to forgive?

    The star has previously been in the news accused of being violent towards women and the particular one that went viral is when he was kicking a woman at an airport in Kenya.The video left a lot of people in shock and disbelief, he later apologised...

  • Congratulations Miss Botswana 2022–23

    Contests are not as easy as many people think. Those who decide to contest have to be mentally prepared; a fun yet emotionally taxing ride! In every competition, there has to be a winner and in the end, it is Lesego Chombo who was picked as the...

  • Let’s be active parents

    The six-year-old girl is currently fighting for her life at Princess Marina Hospital, a scenario which could have been avoided.According to information Tlokweng Police Station provided, the two children met after school and ended up going to older...

  • Let's unite against cancer

    Lelatisitswe’s speech coincides with a time in which the world is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October.The month focuses on creating awareness of identifying cancer early when it's easiest to deal with.The cancer burden in...

  • Keep your mask close

    Wearing of masks behind closed doors has been mandatory following the government’s August decision that the public was freed from masking in outdoor spaces.According to a press statement from the ministry, all other remaining COVID-19 protocols...

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