• UB Student Raped On Campus

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    Central Police officers in Gaborone are investigating an incident in which a 24-year old University of Botswana student was allegedly raped by an acquaintance and fellow student in an on-campus dormitory. The student told the police that on the night of the incident she met a South African student, Tebogo Mokwena, who is also a

  • Independence day blast

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      Patriotic celebrations popped up around the country on Wednesday, September 30th as the nation united to celebrate 49 years of Independence from British rule. Proudly clad in blue, black and white stripes, families flocked to village meeting place, the kgotla for festivities. In the capital city, Gaborone, spectators packed a 22, 000 seater stadium

  • Stabbing Spree

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    ‘I remember only stabbing three’ He just went throughout his neighbourhood stabbing every person he saw. A 26 year old man of Lobatse, Oteng Kefitlhile appeared before Lobatse magistrate court this Friday morning charged with six counts. On the 29th September, Kefitlhile, without any apparent motive, murdered Lobsec form five student Khumo Kgotlaetsile. On count

  • Student Kills Another Over Memory Card

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    A Form 3 student is being held in police custody for the murder of a fellow student over a 2GB memory card. 19-year old Odirile Mogomotsi, a student at Pitikwe Junior Secondary School in Lobatse is said to have stabbed Larona Tumoyagae (in the picture), also 19, with a sharp chisel while they were fighting

  • Extension 14 Clinic Shuts Down

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    The Ministry of Health has closed the Extension 14 Clinic from today the 22nd September 2015 until further notice. The closure of the 8 hour clinic comes after the ceiling collapsed during the weekend. A statement from the Ministry of Health says there were no patients in the clinic at the time of the incident.

  • Death of a soccer fan

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    Sankoyo supporter commits Suicide in team regalia Sankoyo Bushbucks diehard supporter hanged himself wearing the soccer team’s regalia after his side lost to Township Rollers last weekend. 29- year- old Obonye Maitatolo who was a nominee for Sankoyo’ Supporter of the Year Award in July was found hanging from roof rafters while his girlfriend, and

  • Ministers Meet Over Water Crises

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    Minister of Health Dorcas Makgato told members of the press this morning that she will be meeting the Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources Kitso Mokaila on Thursday. She said they are going to discuss how best they can help the health sector address the water shortage that has hit health care facilities. “Truth

  • UDC Meets Media

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    UDC had a meet and greet with Editors and journalists at MISA offices this morning. UDC spokesperson Moeti Mohwasa says the meeting is not meant to persuade the media to be biased towards UDC in their reporting. The UDC president Duma Boko called upon media to be robust and to report without fear or favour.

  • Love triangle

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      Businessman accused of threatening to kill a cop in fight for girlfriend A traffic cop based at the Francistown Central Police Station is embroiled in a messy love triangle dispute. Sub-Inspector Thabologo Elias (42) of Gerald Estates location in Francistown is at the centre of a nasty break-up between a local businessman 39-year-old Titose

  • Kidney For Sale

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    Poverty drives man to sell a kidney for P 500, 000.00  In what is likely to go down in the history books as the first case of its kind, in Botswana, a young man of Matlapaneng ward in Maun has put up his kidney for sale. Gaone Moagi, 25, is advertising his kidney for P500, 000.00

  • Girl, 10, Murdered

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    Mogoditshane police are investigating an incident in which a decomposed body of a 10-year old girl was removed by dogs from a shallow grave in Gabane last week. Superintendent Nkwebi Chilisa today confirmed the incident but said no one has come forward to claim the body or to report any missing child. “We are still

  • Guilty


      • Teacher who sexually molested 18 students under 12 years to be sentenced . He called the children his future wives before touching their private parts. His act is every parent’s nightmare. Maun residents are awaiting the sentencing of a Primary school teacher at Mathiba Primary School who was convicted of sexually molesting 18

  • Love bites

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      Woman Chews off suitor’s ear in a fight Man demands compensation for surgery. Theirs might never achieve the level of notoriety that Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield boxing match reached back in 1997 when Tyson bit off Holyfield’s ear. But three weeks ago a woman unimpressed by her suitor’s style of love proposal in

  • Cop shoots boss before turning gun on himself

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    Two members of Botswana Police were found dead on Tuesday after a Police Constable from Pilane went on shooting spree at Kuke gate along Maun and Gantsi road. According to a Junior officer who is not authorised to talk to the media,  the constable who was part of the Special Support Group (SSG) team which

  • Pay back the money

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      Jilted lover demands P58, 000. lobola refund A jilted lover has demanded that his ex- fiancé pay back the money her parents received as lobola. Drama unfolded last week when the 32 -year-old woman and her uncles were hauled before the Matsiloje customary court to show cause why they shouldn’t refund the man his

  • I was used

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      “She saw me as a ticket to a house in Phakalane and a Range Rover” A British man is not amused. He is distressed that he did not realize his dream to have a happy family and successful business in Botswana. Jonathan Birchall, who left England seven years ago to follow his Motswana wife,

  • Leaked tape vindicates BCP critic

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      Sunday Standard Deputy Editor and columnist, Spencer Mogapi has said that a leaked audio recording of BDP and BCP conspirators in a clandestime recruitment meeting has vindicated him. Dubbed “No1 ENEMY of the BCP” for his often-scathing analysis of the party in his weekly Column, The Watchdog, Spencer has been the man the BCP

  • “Americans stole my baby”

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      Grandma fights to get missing grandchild back from the US A distraught grandmother from Kanye village is fighting tooth and nail to bring back her missing great grand child from the United States of America (USA). 77 –year- old Keabona Molelo’s troubles started when her then 20- year- old granddaughter, Gaone Jack travelled to

  • 23 year-jail term for granny rapist

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      A young rapist who violated his granny will have ample time to ponder on his depraved sex life after he was sentenced to an effective 23 years long jail term. The perverted 21 – year-old Keikantsemang Mereyothe from Tonota was already serving a 16- year prison sentence for raping his 85- year-old grandmother when

  • Thokolosi Raped Our Kids

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      Parents of two Makobo toddlers who are said to have been sexually abused have blamed the children’s ordeal on what they believe to be the works of evil forces. The toddlers aged 3 years and 18 months respectively were recently taken to Nyangabwe Referral Hospital after showing signs of possible sexual penetration on their


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