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Sharon Mathala
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  • Binge drinking spree kills woman

    The incident, which sent shock waves to the Botshabelo ward residents in Maun happened on New Year's day at around 4pm. According to the Police the woman was in the company of her ex-boyfriend and a couple of friends when they engaged on a binge...

  • Khama must come back and face the law- BDP on Khama warrant of arrest

    Khama in an interview with MmegiOnline ealier this week said that his warrant is only because he is a threat to the BDP and Masisi’s chances of getting re-elected. “This has nothing to do with anything illegal I have done because I never have ....

  • Picking up the pieces and moving on’- Kagiso Sento

    Kagiso has not spoken about her divorce and still refuses to do so, in an interview with MmegiOnline, the reluctant mother of two says: “Look I don’t know what you want me to say about that topic, because everything has played out in the public....

  • VP ‘ takes over’ billions in tenders

    The company, a Durban based firm (names known to this publication) is named in a secret Cabinet memo dated November 18 2022, despite the fact that the Transitional National Development Plan, which calls for the appointment of a development manager to...

  • Confessions of Phase 2’s surviving heist suspect

    Tsaone Reboeleng met Thato Gaopatwe in South Africa at a club where they exchanged contacts and therein their friendship began.Unbeknownst to her, life would dramatically change forever. She had acquainted herself with one of the masterminds behind...

  • Bangwato to drag gov't to court

    The bitter turf war between government and some Bangwato, particularly those within the royal family and their close associates, did not spare any drama last Saturday.A total of seven Special Support Group (SSG) members and police armoured vehicles...

  • Police, DIS war intensifies

    A leaked police internal investigations report that Mmegi is in possession of has shown inconsistencies in its initial official report. Such holes in the investigation are coming up alongside a continued cat-and-mouse stand-off between the Botswana...

  • Pupils as young as Standard 4 pregnant—Letsholathebe

    “Sadly, children in primary schools as young as in Standard 4 have been reported to be pregnant,” Letsolathebe further disclosed. Letsholathebe also indicated that his ministry has 378,150 primary learners in primary school. In 2021, 13 children...

  • Masisi relatives' tender war gets uglier

    The Broadhurst Police Station is investigating the case after Masisi’s nephew, Olebile Pilane was reported by his former business partner who is now partners with his aunt and Masisi’s sister, Boitumelo Mmutle-Phadi.The case of stealing by...

  • I was not paid—ATI on Cassper Nyovest gig

    ATI born Atasaone Molemogi, was announced alongside another local media personality and Emcee, Khumo Kgwaadira popularly known as Miss Geekays.Whilst all eyes were on the Setimamolelo hitmaker to continue making his mark in the South African market,...

  • Lightning strike kills woman: Witchcraft or Mother Nature?

    The family of a young woman has been left with more questions than answers as they too wonder if their relative's incident was witchcraft or just an unfortunate incident by Mother Nature.When she left home to fend for her family on Thursday,...

  • Combi driver dies after row with ‘maphaeratane’

    The 35-year-old driver succumbed to his death after sustaining serious head injuries following a bloody fight with an illegal transport operator who had invaded their route.The bloody incident according to The Monitor sources was caused by a fight...

  • Magosi ‘biggest national security threat’

    According to a leaked criminal docket on the top spy, Magosi’s acts are alleged to be sometimes “detrimental to the government of Botswana.”The damning report by the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) and leaked to Mmegi,...

  • Police officer shoots wife, turns gun on himself

    The incident happened on Friday evening at the police camp in Mogoditshane. This incident was confirmed by the Botswana Police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Dipheko Motube in a telephonic interview.Motube, who was constrained to share further...

  • Two toddlers die after suffocating in old car

    The incident, which took place at Makakatlela ward in Oodi just outside the city capital last Thursday, has left the two toddler's parents with more questions than answers.According to eyewitnesses who spoke on condition of anonymity, the two...

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