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Sharon Mathala
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  • Former DCEC investigator sues State for defamation

    Bareetsi, a former staff officer at the DCEC, now seeks damages worth P1 million as he lays down his case in which he accuses the state of lying and harming his reputation as an investigator.Last month Bareetsi and his wife, Pleasure Bareetsi lost a...

  • Girlfriend ‘kills’ boyfriend after losing money to gambling

    Tebogo Motsatsi Kaosane appeared before court on Tuesday charged with the murder of her boyfriend. The Goodhope woman is accused of allegedly killing her 27-year-old boyfriend on Saturday.Her charge sheet states: “The accused person, Tebogo...

  • We want justice – botched operation patients

    Now four of the patients are suing government in a class action suit. The quartet, Margret Morapedi, 61, Ntombiekhaya Mpofu, 54, David Kiberu, 41, and Daniel Tlhomelang, 46, have served the Ministry of Health intends to sue following the...

  • Boyfriend murder-accused to appear in court

    The incident, which sent shockwaves around the village of Goodhope, took place in the wee hours of Saturday morning at the couple’s home. According to sources, the couple had gone out for a night of drinking on the fateful night.The pair was seen...

  • Masisi’s sister tells nephew: ‘You’re imagining things’

    Following her failure to strike off the matter technically before court, Boitumelo Phadi-Mmutle has finally taken a plea and answered allegations her nephew made against her.The first family dispute, which has allegedly angered President Mokgweetsi...

  • Court rules against Masisi’s sister

    Mmutle-Phadi, had asked the court to throw out the matter arguing that the nephew could not claim loss of damages as a shareholder because the company had not made profit.On the contrary, the court said rather that the claim is purely for damages...

  • 'Bring back my hand'

    After a two-year chase, Moyo has lost all hope. He came to The Monitor offices last week seeking to amplify his voice. With a pile of papers and documentation dating as far back as June 2020, Moyo is a man in distress. “I have lost my life and my...

  • Fare thee well 'Rraagwe Malaakatse'

    Motshidisi became a household name across the country when he joined Radio Botswana 1 (RB1) as a broadcaster in the late 1970s. His unique approach to broadcasting and creativity catapulted his stardom earning him prime spots on national radio.The...

  • Kirby resurfaces at the Big Debate

    The panel discussion, a brainchild of The Voice newspaper, will be held under the theme and motion “Is it time for Botswana to review its use of the death penalty?” Since independence in 1966, Botswana has had 70 death penalty executions to date...

  • Motaso charged for traffic offences, pays P4000.00 fine

    Boikanyo popularly known as Motaso by his fans on social media was arrested and charged for driving without a driving licence, running away from the police, and wreckless driving.This incident was confirmed by Maun Police Station commander, Dennis...

  • Shoot-out survivor sues police for P10m

    Matsoga is the survivor of the infamous Gaborone West-Sefalana shootout between the police and suspected armed robbers in which three robbers and two bystanders lost their lives.In papers filed last week, Matsoga told the court that he was neither a...

  • Teacher, 50, charged for sexually abusing 12-year-old

    Mongammeli Ronald Mlilo has been slapped with a charge of indecent assault. According to his charge sheet, on or about March 27 at Block 7, Gaborone he allegedly sexually harassed the 12-year-old minor when he touched her private parts.Appearing...

  • Heartbreaking: A mother-son cancer story

    Cancer has stolen the life of the family. Mother and son suffer from two types – bone and blood cancer, respectively. For the last seven years, their lives have changed dramatically.The 14-year-old is currently hospitalised in South Africa...

  • SA court rules in favour of DPP

    The judgement delivered this week Wednesday has upheld an earlier court order, and directed that the South African government should assist Botswana with its request for information.According to the judgement by Justice Joseph Raulinga, the South...

  • Gov’t somersaults on Kgosi alleged financier

    Back in 2015, government issued a press statement stating: “From our perspective Vlatacom and its managing director, Vladimir Cizelj, have consistently shown themselves to be both highly professional and above board in their dealings with this...

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