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Female soldier commits suicide

A 29-year-old female Botswana Defence Force soldier based at Glen Valley barracks allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself yesterday morning.

Closeup video: Axe with blood in hand on the dark background. Drops of blood flow down the blade of an ax. Murderer or butcher, halloween theme

Mineworker hacks wife to death, commits suicide

FRANCISTOWN: In a tragic incident currently under investigation, a 41-year-old man from Hubona brutally killed his 39-year-old wife using an axe and then took his own life in their living room.

Spilling the beans: Pilane claims the BDP benefits from government tenders PICS: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Explosive gov't tender testimony reveals Chinese influence

Spilling the beans on the alleged behind-the-scenes dealings of the powerful, scorned nephew to President Mokgweetsi Masisi in his court papers has revealed how a Chinese businessman influenced the First Family.

Speaking out: Tebogo during the athletes' welcome ceremony PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Letsile calls for better treatment

World Athletics Championships silver and bronze medallist, Letsile Tebogo, has called for improved treatment of athletes as they prepare for competitions.

Close Up Of Man Hands Holding A Woman Hands For Rape And Sexual Abuse, Anti-trafficking And Stopping

Rape-accused nurse has case to answer

A Lobatse Magistrate found a nurse stationed at Goodhope Primary Hospital, Goitsemang Bareki, has a matter to answer where he stands accused of raping his former girlfriend.


Butale's fresh bid for presidency hits a snag

Biggie Butale's latest escapade, in his unconventional bid to return to the leadership of the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF), has encountered a setback.

Radithupa Radithupa

The weatherman who disappeared from TV screens

The phrases ‘metlhala ya dinonyane’ or ‘e beile mo matlapaneng’ became synonymous with Radithupa Radithupa’s weather reports on Botswana Television (Btv).

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence Day!

Independence Day holds immense significance for Batswana as a whole. It offers a moment for reflection and celebration of the country's achievements, while also prompting introspection.We must honestly assess whether the number of years of independence aligns with the progress we have made. While there is certainly much to celebrate, there are also pressing issues that require the attention of relevant stakeholders. Many Batswana are facing...

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