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Michael Montshiwa

Slain ‘Fairgrounds CEO was gay, a druggie’

Running into an eight-year wait for justice, Modise David, the accused in the trial of the murdered Fairgrounds Holdings CEO, Michael Montshiwa, took the stand on Saturday.


Dow denounces Kgosi Mosadi’s Pan-African Parliament removal

Specially Elected Member of Parliament Unity Dow, who is out of favour with the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) says she does not recognise Parliament’s decision to remove Balete Kgosikgolo Mosadi Seboko from the Pan-African Parliament.

ILLUSTRATION: Woman hitchhicking

Hitchhiking costs BIUST student her life

Palapye Police are investigating an incident in which a 22-year-old Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) female student died from injuries sustained following a journey by hitchhiking gone wrong.


David's alibi 'unravels' in Montshiwa murder trial

Detailing the last communication between the accused and the late Fairground Holdings CEO, the State submitted to the court that Modise David attempted to create an alibi when he called the deceased's number two minutes after death.

Francistown High Court

Duo up for murder, unlawful wounding, assault

FRANCISTOWN: Two men from Palapye appeared in court for murder, unlawful wounding, and assault occasioning bodily harm.

President Masisi

We want more—President Masisi

As the deadline for the finalisation of the much-anticipated new diamond sales agreement between the state and De Beers draws near, President Mokgweetsi Masisi says the Government of Botswana "wants more".

Out of reach: Cooking oil prices have risen by an average 36% in the last 12 months

Inflation slows further

The annual rate of inflation slowed to 9.1 percent in February, from 9.3 percent in January, but price pressure remains on basic commodities, particularly cooking oil and vegetables.

On Guard: Armed officers

Police yet to recover P17.5m from heists

Minister of Defence and Security Kagiso Mmusi has revealed that they are yet to recover P17.5 million stolen in all heists since April 2018.

Students in class PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Parents owe P4m in unpaid public school fees

Parents owe public schools close to P4 million in unpaid school fees, Douglas Letsholathebe, the Education and Skills Development minister, revealed yesterday.

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