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Double devastation

Man loses father and son on same day A 49-year-old man from Molepolole is coming to terms with the...

Serial rapist jailed for 25 years

A convicted rapist from Motokwe village in Kweneng West was this week locked away in prison to ponder on his crimes against...

Nursing mother jumps to her death

The Botswana Police Service (BPS) has confirmed the death of a 21-year-old woman from Hatsalatladi who fell from the second floor of...

Man walks free after threatening to kill wife for church attire

A man who was charged with threat to kill walked freely out of Molepolole Magistrate Court after his wife withdrew the charge.

Peba ga e ke e bata le dithotse

Young rape suspect claims victim was his "wife" “I knew she was my girlfriend, ‘peba ga eke e bapa...

Matsha driver in court

Faces nine counts of causing death by dangerous driving The driver of the overloaded truck that overturned, causing the...

Ministry of Health restores sight to over 6000 patients

In its fight against blindness, the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) through Botswana Cataract Blindness Campaign (BCBC) in partnership with Dr...

Court can’t stop reporters from doing their job

Magistrate tells irate suspected rapist The court has no power to chase away reporters from an open court.

Councillor in court for threat to kill

Molepolole Magistrate court on Tuesday adjourned Mantshwabisi councilor, Meshack Tshenyego's threat to kill case to 25th July 2019. 37-year-old-Tshenyego...

Rape suspect awaits judgement

A 27-year-old man accused of torching his ex-girlfriend’s house whilst out on bail for her rape will learn his fate this week.

Father remanded for threatening to kill son

A 44-year-old man who allegedly threatened to kill his own son has been remanded in custody to give way for police investigations....

Serial rapist gets 10-year jail term

Takatokwane residents will breathe a sigh of relief after a Molepolole Magistrates court sentenced a 27-year-old serial rapist to a 10-year jail...

Accused killer begs for freedom

Having already spent 17 years of his life behind bars, Kabo Motlhabane, 33, is no stranger to the inside of a prison...

VDC members in court for stealing Ipelegeng money

Letlhakeng Village Development Committee (VDC) members appeared before Molepolole Chief Magistrate, Goabaone Rammapudi, facing a charge of theft common after stealing money...

‘God will set me free’

Murder suspect prays in court A 21-year-old man accused of killing his girlfriend shocked court this week when he...

Butchered at the bar

MAN ALLEGEDLY STABS LOVER TO DEATH IN FRONT OF REVELLERS The small settlement of Serinane has been rocked by...

ACHAP mobile clinic to motivate male circumcision

Males in Kweneng East District will no longer have to travel long distances to access health facilities as the mobile clinic will...

Toddler drowns in a family’s pond

Death paid a cruel visit to Mahetlwe village recently, when a 16-month-old toddler drowned in a small pond in his family’s backyard.

Evening prayers take devilish turn

THAMAGA MAN ACCUSED OF THREAT TO KILL Evening prayers took a frightening turn for a Thamaga family, when their...

Bring back my lip!

Former President Masire’s niece has lip bitten off in boozy fight with cousin A boozy fight between two of...

Suspected arsonist jailed

Mogonono lands residents in the Kweneng district will breathe a sigh of relief for a while after Molepolole Magistrate, Rosemary Khuto this...

Blaze of gory

SUSPECTED GOAT THIEF BURNS HIMSELF TO DEATH BEFORE JUDGEMENT DAY All that remains of 33-year-old Donald Ncube are his...

Man gets 2 years in jail for blocking a burial

A 40-year-old Molepolole man who refilled a grave with soil and obstructed burial has been sentenced to two years in jail.

‘Relieve the demon that haunts me’

Valentine's Day murder suspect begs for exorcism Despite the seriousness of the allegations against him, murder accused Tebogo Kgotlaeame’s...

Man accused of raping mentally disturbed minor

Striking under the shade of a giant Morula tree, a 27-year-old Maphalane man is accused of raping a mentally disturbed 11-year-old girl.

Swinging to his death

5-year-old strangled by swing Having just returned home from school, without a care in the world 5-year-old Morena Obotseng...

Honda fit driver runs over nephew

An 18-months boy was certified dead on arrival at Scottish Livingstone Hospital in Molepolole after his aunt ran over him by accident...

Aunt accidentally runs over toddler

An 18-months-old boy was certified dead upon arrival at Scottish Livingstone Hospital after his aunt accidentally backed over him with a Honda...

Son threatens to kill mother for father’s funeral money

Jaws dropped in court as a threat to kill charge was read out to a disrespectful and foul-mouthed son who insulted his...

Letlapa Social club adopts orphaned family

Letlapa Social Club have stepped up to extend a helping hand to overcome the needs’ challenges in the community by adopting and...

Suspected serial rapist remanded

Claims youngest 'victim', 14, is his girlfriend A 23-year-old man accused of raping three teenage girls has been remanded...

Trojan security P2 million suspected robber remanded

Trojan Security Company suspected robber Gerald Zikhale who had absconded after allegedly robbing the company of P2 million belonging to Bank Gaborone...

Cops shoot and wound wrong man

A painful case of mistaken identity has left a 29-year-old man in a hospital bed, his battered...

Notorious ex-convict charged for murder of ex-lover

A 35-year-old man from Botshabelo ward, Molepolole, yesterday (Monday) appeared before a Molepolole Magistrates Court for the murder of his ex-lover.

Grusome death on valentine’s day

Suspect gave victim a ride In the ghastly incident that shocked Molepolole residents, a 28-year-old woman was found burnt...

Thamaga man’s death haunts family

*Devastated mother suspects her son was killed for rituals *Body was found with hand missing His family insist he...

Father jailed for molesting daughter

Molepolole Magistrate Rosemary Khuto has slapped a 42-year-old man of Lentsweletau village with a three-year sentence for molesting his own daughter.

Human remains found burnt in the bush

Police have confirmed the grisly discovery of human remains that were found burnt with a tyre in the bush at Ratotoboro settlement...

Lashed for insulting voice reporter

SUSPECTED SERIAL RAPIST WHIPPED FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT After lashing out at a Voice reporter during a court session,...

Matsha driver faces nine charges of causing death

Nearly four years after the tragic road accident that claimed the lives of nine Matsha College students, the driver who was transporting...