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Sharon Mathala
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  • Man breaks girlfriend's leg, hand with pick handle

    The man tried in vain to explain to the court how and why he viciously attacked his girlfriend almost amputating her.The man, Xola Sidney Sodaba cut a lonely figure behind the dock, looking lost as he appeared for his arraignment for unlawfully...

  • Gaborone Pride paints CBD in rainbow colours

    The flag composing vibrant colours represents many aspects of the community, and hence it came as no surprise on Saturday when Gaborone was painted bright.Indeed the streets of the city centre were bright and colourful as the fourth Gaborone Pride...

  • Dogs discover abandoned foetus in Mogoditshane

    A passerby alerted neighbours and the Police after discovering two dogs fighting over a black plastic bag which had a foetus in it.At the scene, the Police had already arrived and tried to disperse curious onlookers who had flocked to the area behind...

  • Two dead, one critical in Mogoditshane car accidents

    The three accidents were confirmed to Mmegi by Mogoditshane Police acting station commander, Assistant Superintendent Mompoloki Ramaphoi who expressed worry over drunken driving and speeding in his area.According to the Police, the first fatal...

  • Missgeekays leaves RB2

    Kgwaadira popularly known as Missgeekays is expected to make the announcement today as she returns from leave.Recently, Missgeekays was part of the team that had mass media at a stand still when they downed tools over delayed payments.But now...

  • ‘Grandma killer was not insane

    The man, Bakang Mothibi killed his grandmother, Kedidimetswe Mothibi back in May in the most gruesome way. Mothibi butchered his grandmother with an iron rod busting open her skull after she allegedly refused to give him money.After a dramatic police...

  • Minister explains BTO saga

    Kereng on Sunday embarked on a ‘clean up’ campaign by suspending Sekwababe.The chairperson’s suspension comes in the wake of a power tussle between him and BTO acting CEO Tshoganetso Carl-Ponoesele but before the ink could dry on his suspension...

  • Mysterious fires torment Kanye family

    For 21 years now, the family has been living in fear. Fear of the unknown. When The Monitor news team visited their home on Saturday heaps of clothes stacked outside greeted the crew.The family has decided to switch off all electrical plugs. They...

  • Moyo, Goya fight for the BPF soul

    Tensions are so rife that a splinter party is allegedly in the offing as closed-door meetings heat up.Mmegi has learnt that some of the senior members of the party are frustrated that the Khama grip, which they used as one of the major campaign tool...

  • 'Magosi is the DIS chief leaker'

    The officer, Lesego Tsholofelo in an explosive affidavit, accuses his boss of recklessness and disregard for procedure, which has exposed and compromised classified information and the spy unit as a whole.Tsholofelo, who holds the position of...

  • Police officer kills colleague, turns gun on himself

    The incident occurred yesterday at the police officers' workstation at the veterinary gate near Serule.According to a press statement from the police, the 34-year-old male constable shot and killed his 36-year-old female colleague using his...

  • Suspended gov’t officials back Dow against 'France Museveni'

    The affidavits filed today at the Gaborone High Court include that of suspended Directorate on Corruption And Economic Crime (DCEC) director-general, Tymon Katlholo, his former deputy Joao Salbany, and legal officer Tsholofelo Bareetsi, senior lawyer...

  • Botswana set to celebrate 56 years

    According to a statement released this afternoon, this year's Independence Day celebrations will be commemorated under the theme 'Reviving hope: COVID-19 and beyond'.Planned activities will start with a church service at the Limkokwing...

  • Mysterious grave-like site alarms security guard

    Terrified of what could possibly be hidden six feet under, the guard put in a call to the police. Business came to a standstill as curious onlookers horded the area where police officers inspected the site. According to a witness who spoke on...

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