• Villagers Mistake Hail For Clouds

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    The mysterious ‘cloud’ that caused a scene in Mathangwane village near Francistown this morning has turned out to be nothing but hail. Piled up to a height of about 1metre above the ground, the hail attracted the attention of curious villagers who gathered to have a look and feel of what they believed to be

  • Facebook seduction drama

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      Schoolboy, 14, seduces male teachers online As news of a hoax that had a rescue mission working overtime in search of an imaginary killer snake spread like wild fire this week, another drama involving an online seduction was unfolding in Moshupa. In Gaborone, a seven- year old boy brought traffic to a standstill around

  • Nyangagbwe hospital sued P4.5 million

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      Gauze left inside child after surgery A distraught mother is suing Nyangagbwe Referral Hospital for negligence after her daughter died following surgery. Lau Mazhani is demanding P4.5 million in compensation for the trauma she went through in a matter she believed “death was avoidable.” Giving evidence before Francistown High Court Judge Bengbame Schele, Mazhani

  • Angry Moyo Loses His Cool

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    Tati-East Member of Parliament Guma Moyo lost his cool yesterday afternoon when he took to the floor to respond to the State of the Nation Address (SONA). Instead of deliberating on President Ian Khama’s address, Moyo blasted the President’s brother Tshekedi Khama for failing to honour his planned meeting with the Tati-East Constituents. He said

  • What P200, 000?

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      BMD SG denies claims that Pilane has bought his support To accept or not to accept Advocate Sidney Pilane into the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) is the big question. And now allegations are rife that Pilane, the co-founder of the BMD had funded the campaign of the Secretary General (SG) for P200,000 But

  • Who dunnit?

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      Michael Montshiwa murder mystery grips urban dwellers Speculations are rife as to who gunned down Fairgrounds holdings CEO in cold blood leaving his neighborhood shocked and gripped with fear for their own safety. The murder, which took place at Montshiwa’s house in block 6 on Sunday evening was witnessed by neighbors, who have since

  • Gov’t Turns Eritrean Players Against Their Lawyers

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    In a shocking turn of events, the lawyer representing the 10 Eritrean players seeking political asylum in Botswana, this morning told members of the press that government officials have approached their clients in an effort to turn the players against them. Attorney Dick Bayford revealed that the Five officials met with the players at the

  • BCA Students On Strike

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    An indefinite strike by Botswana College of Agriculture (BCA) Students which started last week spiraled into a riot today as the disgruntled students went on the rampage burning tyres amid songs of protest at the college. Terrified school management ran for their lives and armed anti-riot police officers had to intervene and control the situation.

  • Dangerous injection

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      Boy, 13, vaccinates 15 kids with dog medicine   Parents cry foul that only ARVs were given and there were no tests for the dog vaccine effects. • Children injected with dog vaccine • Given ARVs but no test for dog drugs Several parents in Lobatse were this week left reeling in shock after

  • Victory Is Sweet

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     Eritrian Players not going home yet Eritrian football players who refused to go back home after their game Zebras have tasted the sweet taste of victory. After being walloped by Zebras, the footballers sought asylum due to the political situation in their country. The two parties who appeared at the High Court this evening have

  • 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


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