• Moroka’s Fate To Be Decided Tomorrow

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    The wheels of justice are finally expected to turn and allow common sense to prevail when De Beers Resident Director, Neo Moroka, faces Margaret Danster- the mother of a teenage boy that he allegedly shot to death last year. The two will meet tomorrow before Justice Godfrey Nthomiwa at the Lobatse High Court. All legal

  • Gaborone Game Reserve To Be Upgraded

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    Gaborone Game reserve is expected to be upgraded under the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP), parliament has been told. Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, Tshekedi Khama, yesterday told parliament that some of the projects to be undertaken in the development of the game reserve include the upgrading of the fence to improve security. Others, Tshekedi

  • Air Botswana Boss Fired

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    Ministry of Transport and Communications has announced the termination of Air Botswana General Manager’s contract. A statement that was signed by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Neil Fitt, says the decision to terminate Tozivazvipi Dahwa’s contract was mutually agreed upon by both parties. Air Botswana’s Finance Manager, Agnes Khunwane, has been appointed to hold fort until

  • Govt Not Aware of Land Transactions- Maele

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    Minister of Lands and Housing, Prince Maele, says he is not aware of any land transactions that may have occurred between Tati Company and a South African citizen, in exchange for wildlife sites in the northern Delta, Khwai, Savuti and Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Maele who said swapping of land was permissible as it was

  • 100km For Climate Action

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    Carbon Environmental Awareness Society, a local non-profit making organisation are on a spirited mission to tackle an issue that would be on the agenda at the up coming Conference of Parties (COP 21) Summit in France. The Sustainable Innovation forum planned for 7-8 December at Stade de France is deemed the largest business focused event

  • Taken for a ride

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      Tuesday reports of a snake snatching a child and disappearing under water in a trench in Old Naledi may just have been a figment of imagination as no child has been reported missing while a search did not yield any results. The two kids who claimed seeing their friend being swallowed by the serpent

  • BCP councilor in stale speech protest

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      Leader of Opposition for Maun Sub Council, Kebareeditse Ntshogotlho lost his cool in the last seating and threw coumcil chairman’s speech on the floor in protest. Ntsogotho who is the Botswana Congress Party’s Councilor for Mababe/Khwai ward in the Maun East Constituency, rubbished the speech, because it apparently offered nothing new. Refusing to pick

  • Molale Lied-Khan

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      Some Matsha students could be alive As the nation continues to mourn the death of seven Matsha College students, Member of Parliament for Molepolole North Mohammed Khan has revealed that some lives could have been saved had there be switch reaction to the accident. Khan, who was amongst the first people to arrive at

  • 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

  • Cops Nab Six Murder Suspects

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    Botswana Police together with their Zimbabwean counterparts have made a breakthrough in two separate murder incidents following the arrest of six suspects in Botswana and Zimbabwe. The police managed to recover some of the property and money believed to have been stolen during the two murder incidents. Five of the suspects have been linked to

  • Angry Matsha Students Vandalise Property

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    In Kang, form four students who caused extensive damage to Matsha Secondary school property last night said they did so to express their anger and frustration at what they described as “senseless and untimely” death of their schoolmates on Friday the 13th in a truck accident. Seven form five students from Matsha perished on the

  • Police Arrest Rowdy Students

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    Kanye police on Friday arrested 57 unruly Form 5 students at Seepapitso Senior Secondary School who allegedly went on the rampage carousing and threatening to beat up teachers after writing their final examination paper. According to Station Commander for Kanye Police, Superintendent Mmoloki Mogale, after questioning the students, they decided to release 54 of them

  • Govt Gives Update On Matsha Tragedy

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    Ministers of Health and Education & Skills Development this afternoon briefed the media on the progress of Matsha Senior Secondary School students who were involved in a tragic road accident yesterday. Speaking at the preliminary briefing that was held at Princess Marina Hospital, Minister Dorcas Makgato confirmed that 126 students were in the truck and

  • How to deal with a child from another father

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      Voice cartoonist, Lesole Ntshole recently boarded a taxi from Phaphane ward to the shops in Mochudi and overheard a conversation between the driver and his passengers about the challenges of marrying a woman with children. TAXI DRIVER: The issue of marrying a woman with children from a previous relationship, and bringing the child up

  • I’m not interested

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      Saleshando says no to special nomination efforts Botswana Congress Party leader, Dumelang Saleshando has poured cold water on talks by his opposition comrades to push for his special nomination in parliament saying he long accepted his rejection by the electorate. The feeling amongst those pushing for his name is that should he come in

  • Boko rubishes ESP

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      Opposition leader Duma Boko has rubbished the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP), saying it will not benefit the masses but a few individuals. Boko said this on Wednesday afternoon when responding to the State of Nation Address (SONA) presented by President Ian Khama on Monday. He said the ESP is based on a misdiagnosis of

  • Mothusi returns

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      Disbarred Lawyer readmitted into practice Nearly eight years after he was struck off the roll of legal practitioners, Tiro Lyndon Mothusi, will now return to the courtroom after he was readmitted by a Gaborone High Court this week. The former celebrated lawyer found himself on the wrong side of the law after he, together

  • Khama’s powers under spotlight

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      No right to ignore JSC advice President Ian Khama’s ‘supposed’ powers to appoint or not to appoint judges came under scrutiny this week with the Law Society arguing that he had no right to ignore recommendations by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC). Law Society is representing veteran attorney Omphemetse Motumise whose recommendation by JSC

  • Govt Denies BCA Claims

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    Minister Of Agriculture, Patrick Ralotsia, says he is not aware of any engineering graduates from Botswana College of Agriculture (BCA) who have been denied registration with Botswana Institute of Engineers (BIE). BCA students embarked on a week-long strike last month complaining, among others, of failure by the college to get its engineering courses recognized. Student

  • Inmate Dies In Prison

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    A South African inmate serving a 5-year jail term is alleged to have collapsed and died in the cells over the weekend. 46 year old Ibrahim Allie was said to have complained of fatigue in the morning and he later went to the cells to rest. Allie who was serving time for motor vehicle theft


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