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Sharon Mathala
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  • TRANS extends a helping hand to SMMEs

    According to Trans, the new project dubbed 3 Square Banner Stores, is aimed at empowering SMMEs and local entrepreneurs to thrive while equipping them with the necessary skills to improve their businesses. Head of Marketing and Communications at...

  • Chombo departs for Miss World Pageant

    The world competition starts today in India with the finale expected to be hosted on March 9 where the new world queen will be crowned.Chombo's glamorous send off started with a motorcade that led to the airport where scores of well-wishers had...

  • I live in fear – Kgowe

    Now, Kgowe claims he lives in fear of state-sanctioned violence and seeks justice. In a letter submitted to the Office of the President with the intent to be shared with the international community, Kgowe accuses the Judiciary of being manipulated by...

  • Judges allegedly receive bribes – LSB

    This was expressed at the law society’s own opening of the Legal Year hosted at their head offices in Gaborone, as well as another satellite meeting in Francistown and Maun. The first burst of the bubble was from one of the senior members of the...

  • IEC records a decline in registered voters

    The voters’ registration for the 2024 General Election started on January 5, and ended on February 3, 2023. The IEC this week revealed that it has registered only 736,424 prospective voters, meaning that they had achieved 69% of their targeted 1.7...

  • Six-year sentence for attacking magistrate, cop

    Mogorosi Korae was found guilty and convicted on two accounts. “The accused appeared before this court as an aggressive individual who thrives on intimidating people.During his appearance before this court, he replicated his conduct of walking out...

  • Morupisi’s gamble

    The Court of Appeal (CoA) bench comprising Court President Justice Tebogo Tau, Justices Singh Lakhvinder Walia and Baaitse Nkabinde this morning advised Morupisi through his lawyer, Busang Manewe, to consider taking more time to address the court on...

  • Man accused of raping a minor pleads for freedom

    Selolwane was arrested and detained by the Broadhurst police on Monday and later transferred to Gaborone Maximum Prison where he remains detained.In his petition seen by Mmegi Online, Selolwane states that on January 27, 2024 he was called by the...

  • Man jailed for strangling magistrate

    The facts of the case are that on May 17, 2022, Korae appeared before the Molepolole Magistrate court on charges of threat to kill.On that day, Korae found that he was appearing before a different Magistrate. He had protested that he had made a bail...

  • From crime to politics: The notorious David July story

    The 48-year-old July was once a feared serial robber in the country, but perhaps it was his 1999 armed robbery incident where together with four of his friends robbed a police station P900, 000, abducted an on-duty police officer and got away with...

  • Leadership is painful - Boko

    Even Motshegwa himself has vowed to throw his weight behind the man anointed by the UDC leadership to contest in Mmadinare in the October general election. This comes after he had initially shown interest to contest the constituency, but a BPF...

  • Kgosana arrested for child rape

    Following the incident on Wednesday last week, the man, a kgosana, was arrested the same week after the child was rushed for medical assistance in Francistown.Superintendent Michael Maphephu said preliminary investigations point to the suspect as the...

  • My Star aims for the stars

    The reality on the ground is that ‘My Star’ brand remains popular but the creative minds behind the show have been overtaken by time. This means that the team needs to make way for fresh minds that would ride on the wave of the brand that is...

  • BDF commander faces jail time

    The soldiers, Mpho Baleseng, Matlhogonolo Kearabile, Timothy Mogatwe, Kaone Matlhosi, Moagisi Buti, Morena Mangesi, Karabo Tsimako, Baeng Ramohobo, Edward Gabaikanngwe, Vincent Motsie and Lesego Mokopakgosi on Friday filed contempt of court charges...

  • Charma Gal showers Tswapian Bolus

    At the beginning of the event, the technical team arrived extremely late to set up at the venue, meaning that the event start late at 9PM.To add salt to the injury, the rain was not on the side of the organisers and revellers. For about two hours,...

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