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MOTSAMAI MPHO’S FUNERAL TURNED INTO POLITICAL BATTLE FIELD

In what was supposed to be a funeral turned into a political freedom square as politicians used the opportunity to attack each other during...

A to Z RESPONDS TO HOUSING APPEAL

The President’s housing appeal seems to be bearing fruits as owners of A to Z Hardware donated a three roomed house worth P60 000...

A SOLDIER DROWNS

Maun Police are investigating a case in which a 25 –year- old member of the Botswana Defence Force died on Saturday afternoon after drowning. Acting...

ILLEGAL DIAMOND DEALER LOCKED UP

An illegal diamond dealer from  Etsha 1 in Ngamiland District has been sentenced to five years jail following a conviction for possession of P3...

LEFT HOMELESS

Yellow monster rears its ugly again in Maun More than 100 families from Shashe ward in Maun were left with no roofs over their...

FORMER MP’ SON KILLS PENSIONER

Maun police are investigating a case in which Bashi Temane, a son to Bahiti Temane, the former Mp for the area has been accused...

TAWANA LAND BOARD RE-BRANDS

After years of bad publicity and being perceived as the most corrupt land board in the country, Tawana Land Board (TLB) has come up...

COUNCIL WORRIED BY MUSHROOMING OF CHURCES

The Registrar of Societies together with Council Bye Law office and other law enforcement agencies in Ngamiland will soon carry out an exercise to...

MEAT WARS

Butchery owners accuse abattoir of supplying FMD infected meat The Butcheries Association in Maun has accused the veterinary department officers of letting the Maun Private...

WAR DISAPPOINTED IN MAUN LEADERSHIP

The Coordinator of Women Against Rape (WAR) Peggie Ramaphane has accused Maun community leaders for not taking the 16 Days of Activism against Women...

WIFE CLAIMS HUBBY RAPED THEIR TWO YEAR OLD DAUGHTER

Police in Maun are investigating a case in which a 37- year- old woman of Thito ward is accusing her soon to be ex-husband...

BHC DONATES TO LETSHOLATHEBE HOSPITAL

Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) brought smiles to hospitalized kids at Letsholathebe Hospital when they pampered them with Christmas gifts and a play room filled...

FAKE DOC ‘EXAMINED’ GIRLS PRIVATE PARTS

He was a welder not a gynaecologist court hears A man who falsely claimed to be a gynaecologist and intimately ‘examined’ three teenage women was...

MAN HAS SEX WITH A STANDARD SIX PUPIL

A 22 -year -old man was all smiles recently after Maun Magistrate Clifford Foroma granted him bail pending appeal, five days after he was...

BUS CONDUCTOR SAVES BOY FROM DROWNING

A nine-year- old boy survived drowning on Monday afternoon after a mini bus conductor bravely jumped into the water to save him. Kganetso Xhanekwe who...

PRINCIPLED BEAUTY

CREATING A PLATFORM FOR CHRISTIAN MODELS Better known as Miss Malaika because of clinching the title in 2005 Vehae Tjiriange is still making a name...

KILLER DAD CHARGED

Father stabs son to death in fight with boy's mom  A 26- year- old man of Maun recently stabbed his two- year- old son to...

GIRLFRIEND KILLERS GRAB ATTENTION IN COURT

Maun Magistrate Court was on Tuesday filled to capacity when two men accused of killing their former girlfriends last Saturday made their first appearance. The...

THE FALL AND RISE OF STIGER SOLA

He was once considered a mad man because of his love for the guitar but that did not deter the Mamelodi hit maker from...

YOU CAN’T SAY THAT

Australian mine boss faces police probe after allegations he called President Khama ‘foolish’ and ‘gay looking’ Police in Maun are investigating a Discovery Metals (DLM)...

POLICE MAKING A BREAK THROUGH IN MAUN FIRES

A day after Maun Senior School shut down because of fires which burnt eight classrooms last week; another School Tsodilo Junior became the next...

NGAMI FARMERS TO RESUME SELLING TO BMC

Farmers in Ngamiland areas that were not affected by Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in the last six months will be allowed to sell...

MAUN SENIOR SCHOOL SHUT DOWN

The Ministry of Education, Skills and Development has resolved to close Maun Senior Secondary School with immediate effect following burning of classes lately. On Wednesday...

TAKING THE FIGHT TO THE BDP

BNF member threaten to expos BDP big wigs corrupt land deals The Chairperson of the Botswana National Front (BNF) Disciplinary Committee Itumeleng Fight has threatened to...

TEENAGER RAPES PREGNANT WOMAN

Gets branded with tattoo penis An 18- year- old teenager who raped a pregnant woman under a tree near the Adventist church in Shakawe was...

MAUN SENIOR SCHOOL GUTTED BY FIRE

Police are investigating an incident in which a block of four classrooms and an office at Maun Senior Secondary School was gutted by fire...

ILLEGAL BEER OPERATORS RAIDED

Illegal alcohol traders were caught unaware during the Independence celebrations when members of Maun Administration Authority (MAA) and Botswana Police raided their places. A bar,...

UNPOPULAR CUT

Only 360 out of 2560 men get circumcised The number of men that took part in the Safe male Circumcision in the North West District...

MAUN MAN EATEN BY CROCS ANOTHER INJURED BY HIPPO

Maun police have launched a search for a man suspected to have been killed by a crocodile while crossing Thamalakane River at Ditshiping settlement...

COURT TO RULE ON P200 000 MARRIAGE WRECKING DEMAND

A Botswana Defence Force(BDF) soldier has demanded P200 000 from Emmanuel Makgetho an unemployed man of Botshabelo ward in Maun for marriage wrecking Appearing before...

DISPOSSESSED

Sexaxa evictions leave Granny, 104, homeless 17 families were left homeless on Friday following Tawana Land board demolition of homes at an illegal settlement  in ...

HUNTING EXPEDITION GONE WRONG

Maun man charged for shooting wife and son A Maun man from Sedie ward has been slapped with two counts of negligence for shooting his...

YOUNG FARMERS, NEW IDEAS

A group of young farmers have teamed up to form a group called e-Horn Group which will work together to ensure that a safe...

COUNCIL DIVED OVER SPECIAL WILDLIFE SCOUTS

The recruitment of Special Wildlife Scouts this week caused a major uproar at the North West District full council in Maun. The debate over the...

THAT WILL TEACH YOU

Caught in the act rapist beaten and ‘castrated’ by other man in victim’s bed A suspected rapist got more than he bargained for when he...

MAUN MEAT SMUGGLERS NABBED

Government seems to be fighting an uphill battle against the spread of Foot and Mouth disease (FMD) as frustrated farmers continue to smuggle meat...

MAUN MOST WANTED ‘COWBOYS’ ARRESTED

Police in Maun have arrested two of the suspected four most wanted criminals who have terrorised the community on horse back for the past...

WILDLIFE TO ENLIST SPECIAL SCOUTS

With the rising level of poaching activity in the Ngamiland area, the Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism have introduced Special Wildlife Scouts to...

CAUGHT NAPPING

Man rapes granny, falls into deep sleep and gets arrested A 29- year- old man from Boseja ward was arrested while asleep after he allegedly...

RAPIST TO APPEAL SENTENCE

Keobonye Rangande from Toteng village was found guilty of rape two weeks ago and sentenced to ten years in prison The 29- year- old man...