Friday, August 26, 2016
Authors Posts by Chenjelani Baraedi

Chenjelani Baraedi

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OLDM GM walks for charity

  The Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa mines (OLDM) General Manager Alan Breen was joined by hundreds of industry players and well wishers for the Annual...

Mbawula kills security guard

  A young security guard was this week killed by gas poisoning from a brazier (Mbaula) in Francistown after he fell asleep on duty. A fellow...

AT&T Monnakgotla fires 20 drivers

  AT& T Monnakgotla, a transportation company that owns a fleet of buses plying different routes has fired 20 drivers this month. The employees were unceremoniously...

BDF soldier laid to rest

  Hundreds of mourners among them Botswana Defence Force (BDF) soldiers braved a chilly Saturday morning last weekend to lay their fallen colleague to rest. Corporal...

Suspected fraudster nabbed

  A man who allegedly used a P270, 000 stolen cheque to fraudulently buy three cars has been nabbed and brought to book. Jafet Chingaunda of...

Matobo culture day on books

All roads lead to Matobo village near Tutume for the annual ‘Lidodzo Gwa Batategulu’ event meant to celebrate Ikalanga tradition and culture next week. Organizing...

23 year-jail term for granny rapist

  A young rapist who violated his granny will have ample time to ponder on his depraved sex life after he was sentenced to an...

Elephant tusk dealer jailed and caged

  An illegal migrant who was caught trying to sell a P31, 681.70 elephant tusk was fined and jailed by a Francistown magistrate court last...

Age ain’t nothing but a number

  "Life is a blast,' says 102- years -old man as he prepares to marry. At the ripe old age of 102, Samuel Lumbala, a Jamataka...

Thokolosi Raped Our Kids

  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...

Murder suspect pleads for brief freedom

  A man charged with murder of his girlfriend last week asked a Francistown court to liberate him for a couple of days so he...

Pay clerk steals P65 000

  A thieving Worldwide Commodities pay clerk, who confessed to embezzling over P65 000 belonging to her employer, was this week slapped with a three...

Goat attends funeral

  Woman shares her shocking experience of the mysterious white Billy goat which attended a funeral at Shashemooke village. The animal allegedly joined mourners at the...

I want justice but it won’t give me my arms back

  Case of Zimbabwean man shot after dispute with employer comes to court Two years after surviving gun shot wounds that blew both his arms away,...

I was Defending Myself- Khunou

Keitumetse Khunou, the man who allegedly shot and broke his Zimbabwean employee's arms, has told a Francistown High Court that he acted in self defence. Now, nearly...

Boxer weds long time sweetheart

  Professional boxer Herbert Nkabiti has tied the knot to his longtime sweetheart over the weekend. 33-year-old Nkabiti from Kanye is a member of the Winning...

Early christmas for needy granny

  Christmas came early for an 88-year-old granny from Somerset extension when she received food hampers from the Institute of Health Science (IHS) in Francistown. Maria...

Double trouble

  A man who had been declared a prohibited immigrant (PI) by Francistown Magistrate Court was this week jailed for sneaking back into the country. 26-year-old...

Man kills sister

  A man who stabbed his sister to death last Friday has declared himself insane and blamed his actions on mental instability. Appearing before the Francistown...

Man kills another over girlfriend

  The Francistown Magistrate Court has remanded a builder for killing a man he suspected of having a love affair with his girlfriend. Court heard that...

Beware of what your children see on TV

  Teenager blames tv for naughty behavior A 16-year-old boy from Shashe-Mooke who inserted his middle finger into a 2-year-old girl's private parts and injured her...

Young girl writes a book

Shatho Selalame is not only the youngest in the family; she is also probably the youngest person in the country to publish a book. The...

I want to grow hemp not plant marujiana

  Political rival misrepresents Moloasi’s plans for industrial hemp farming The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) parliamentary candidate for Shashe West has rubbished suggestions that his plans...

Mogomela released from hospital after stroke attack

  Kings of Kings Emmanuel Mogomela II was on Tuesday afternoon released from Nyangabwe Referral Hospital after suffering a stroke attack a day after the...

Wimpy employee hurt in kitchen explosion

  A Wimpy employee in Francistown was seriously injured following a bizarre explosion in the restaurant kitchen at Nzano Centre on Monday. Customers including members of...

YOUTH ADVISED NOT TO SELL THEIR BODIES OR THEIR LAND

The economics of poverty and unemployment were the key topics at a one-day workshop that targeted the problems of young people in the Chobe...

TRIP LAWN BOWLING TOURNAMENT

Botswana Bowling Association (BBA) hosted the annual Bowling invitation trip lawn tournament which was attended by five teams from across the country at Francistown...

Intern accused of murder denied bail

  A 25-year old intern who allegedly murdered his ABM College lover last Thursday has been denied bail. Letlhogile Lenkokame who was an intern at the...

Independence beauties

Miss Independence Natale crowned Seven mothers all born in 1966 paraded at Natale primary school on Monday during a beauty pageant of its own kind...

Barclays bring services closer to Francistown customer

  Barclays Bank hosted a one stop shop customer event in Francistown to create awareness to its clientele about a wide range of financial services. The...

St Kizito school open doors in F/town

  The Roman Catholic Church has opened a private English medium secondary school at Gerald Estate in Francistown. Named after a young Ugandan Roman Catholic martyr,...

BHC promotes home ownership

  Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) this week held a raffle promotion at Francistown’s Galo centre to promote home ownership. The quarterly raffle draw is part of...

Desperate measures

  Retired sex worker forced to launch a career comeback A retired Francistown commercial sex worker has been forced to contemplate a revival of her profession...

Ikalanga Bible translators meet

  At least 200 Bakalanga tribesmen mandated to translate and review the Ikalanga Bible met last week for a two-day workshop meant to put a...

Boarding school students desperately need condoms

  Students in boarding schools have resorted to using plastic bags as condoms it has emerged. The shocking revelation came to the fore during a Comprehensive...

Big screen thieves in big trouble.

  Police in Francistown have arrested four men in what could be a bust up of a syndicate which has been stealing Plasma TVs around...

Francistown fuel thief arrested

  A man believed to be part of a Francistown based syndicate siphoning fuel from cars at night has been caught, charged and jailed. Josiah Tekere...

Ngoma in political limbo

  Peter Ngoma’s political career has seemingly hit a dead-end amidst President Ian Khama’s serious threats levelled against democrats on a mission to go solo...

Scania host charity tournament

  Scania Botswana hosted a charity tournament at Francistown stadium last Saturday meant to raise funds for people living in abject poverty. The company which offers...

Multitudes at Guma Launch

  People normally say soccer is our national pastime, but looking at the multitudes who attended Guma Moyo’s weekend launch, it is clear that politics...