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Sharon Mathala
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  • Leave event planning to promoters, events companies - Keorapetse

    Keorapetse was responding to Monday’s State Of The Nation (SONA) address delivered by President Mokgweetsi Masisi. He said that when and if his Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) takes over government in next year’s general election, it would...

  • Sexual abuse case turns into possible human trafficking

    The police now find themselves having to deal with an even 'dirtier' criminal case. In a previous court session, Village Senior Magistrate Tshepo Thedi had issued a warrant of arrest against the child’s mother. Then, the suspicion by the...

  • I have no influence in awarding the police stations tender - PSP

    The husband's company, Legacy Pursuit Proprietary Limited according to the Companies and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA) records, was only registered on March 28, 2023. But two months later on May 17, 2023, it was part of the nine...

  • The State is insulting my intelligence- Legwale

    Eight years ago (September 10, 2015) at around 5am, Thato Meswele was killed in cold blood. Two years later, the deceased’s sister’s husband Legwale (48) was arrested and charged for her murder. Legwale is charged alongside one Hamadi Mkhuha...

  • Man accused of hiring hitmen to kill wife takes the stand

    48-year-old Legwale is charged alongside 52-year-old Hamadi Mkhuha for the murder of Thato Meswele aged 35, at Oodi village back on September 10, 2015. In court today, Legwale who was clad in an all-blue suit continued to tell the how he had fallen...

  • Mother accused of hiding sexually abused child

    The court was shocked this morning to learn that the mother to the young girl is allegedly hiding her to avoid trial and that the young girl has not been to school for close to a month.Giving a brief this morning, the State believes that in...

  • Botswana reviews sexual offence penalties

    According to a Savingram dated September 14, 2023, the Minister of Justice, Machana Shamukuni officially announced that the Penal Code amendment Act of 2021, has "been amended to enhance penalties against morality, make provision for...

  • State clashes with retired soldiers again

    Just two days before the four-year-old case trial could commence, the State filed a new application. The State applied for leave to appeal and stay of execution.Arguments for the application have been set for November, further postponing trial that...

  • Explosive gov't tender testimony reveals Chinese influence

    Trial dates in the President's family battles over a P500 million government tender have been set for November 2023. The matter was before court this week where four days were set aside, being November 21-24, 2023.The matter is between President...

  • CEDA Launches Online platform

    Under the tag line ‘Kaekapakae’ the online service will allow customers to inquire about CEDA offerings, apply for loans and submit online, track loan application progress, check loan balance as well as to request for statements amongst other...

  • Murder accused strips, feigns sleep in court

    The accused person stripped naked to delay the court process and feigned sleep during the session.The 39-year-old accused, Mogorosi Korae, was in court facing charges of assaulting a magistrate and a police officer, totalling four counts.These...

  • Khama to sue Mmusi over corruption allegations

    In a statement released this week, the visibly irked minister made startling allegations against Khama, especially during his administration. Mmusi alleged that Khama left behind a demoralised BDF with poor working conditions of service, dilapidated...

  • Retired soldiers dismiss Masisi's address as political gimmick

    The members of a Re itshekeng (ARI) Social Club, a temporary and apolitical social club stated at a press conference this morning that when addressing a Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) extraordinary congress in Palapye the President made some...

  • Long incarceration will rob me of my freedom – Sepopa

    Double murder accused Mogomotsi Sepopa has filed an urgent application asking the High Court to overturn the lower court’s decision to deny him bail. Sepopa is accused of killing his wife, Bogolo Sepopa and another woman, his junior Same Moapare....

  • A sisterhood in marriage

    Before the interview starts, the wives have one request. No questions about their sleeping arrangements. Whilst many would have wanted the pair to answer the particular question, the two sister-wives’ love story is deeper than that. They found each...

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