Monday, July 25, 2016

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Other News
Young girl, 7, forced to touch man's penis

Young girl, 7, forced to touch man’s penis

A 42-year-old man of Borotsi ward in Bobonong has been arrested and charged with common nuisance after he allegedly removed his penis and ordered...
Tough cop suspended

Tough cop suspended

Motorists in Molepolole are celebrating the suspension of traffic officer, Gera Morris, who was temporarily relieved of his duties recently. The no nonsense police officer...
Ponalo Thobega's Transport Campaign

We give, you give, we care

Ponalo Thobega, the ailing Mmopane woman whose story was recently featured in The Voice, has sent out a desperate call for help as her...
Love through the ages

Love through the ages

With divorce in Botswana becoming an increasingly frequent occurrence, long-lasting marriages are not as common as they once were. However time has proved no obstacle...
Election of AU Commission Chairperson postponed

Election of AU Commission Chairperson postponed

"I will wait for things to unfold." Venson-Moitoi The 27th African Union came to an end on Monday, July, 18th, 2016 in Kigali Rwanda with...
Arrested for breaking the law

Arrested for breaking the law

Molepolole taxi drivers protest steep fines Disgruntled Molepolole taxi drivers set aside their duty on Tuesday and convened at the Molepolole Police station gate in...
Boko lays down the law

Boko lays down the law

It was expected to be an emotionally charged elective congress with prophets of doom predicting a split for Botswana National Front (BNF). To the contrary,...
‘Crazy’ suspect attacks police officers

‘Crazy’ suspect attacks police officers

A 50- year- old man from Palapye who was last week shot by the police in Serorome ward for allegedly firing a pellet gun...

Barber kills own mother

A Francistown barber has been detained for the brutal murder of his mother after a traditional doctor told him she was bewitching him. Dibebe Ngele...
President Ian Khama

Khama locks media out

Both Private and Public media left with their tails between their legs after President Ian Khama chased them out of the 54th Botswana Democratic...
Participants making a pledge allegiance to the nation

Chairman gets Mahatma Ghandi prize for nonviolent peace

Chairman wins prize in Gyeonggi, South Korea Mr. Man Hee Lee, Chairman of Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) was honored with the...
CHILDLINE FUN DAY: Jumping castles

3rd Annual Childline Botswana Sports and Family Fun Day

Childline Botswana is a non- governmental organization that has been in Botswana since 1991. Its main mandate is to help abused children. It also seeks...
Unauthorised drive through

Unauthorised drive through

A 56-year-old businessman from Phase 4 in Gaborone has been charged with reckless driving after he crashed into the Wimpy restaurant along the Western...
Thieves steal Jesus Christ statue

Thieves steal Jesus statue

A statue of Jesus Christ was this week stolen along with property valued at P21 000.00 at the Roman Catholic Church in Mogoditshane. Three church...

No winner For AU Chairmanship

None of the three candidates that vied to replace Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma as the African Union Commission chair managed to win two-third majority, and...

Departed dancers laid to rest

Multitudes today descended at various cemeteries across the country to pay their last respects to dancers who died in last weekend’s road accident. While some were...

Gauteng Tourism visits Gabs

Today marks the third day of Gauteng Tourism's exhibition in Botswana at Masa Square which is aimed at bringing a taste of the Gauteng...
Miss Botswana contestants

Miss Botswana 2016 count down begins

Following months of preparations, which included auditions and subsequently a boot-camp for the Top 30 contestants, excitement for the Miss Botswana pageant has reached...
High time for parley live broadcast

High time for parley live broadcast

Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Shaw Kgathi, this week admitted that it was high time parliament proceeding are broadcast live. Kgathi's sentiments followed disorderly...
Driven to death

Driven to death

‘Abused’ man hangs himself A rocky relationship, domestic violence, perpetual fits of jealousy by his live in girlfriend this week drove a Ministry of Agriculture...
Botswana is the best country to take the chair- African Editors

Botswana is the best country to take the chair- African Editors

The 27th African Summit held under the theme, "2016, the year of human rights;"with a particular focus on the rights of women" got underway...
One game to rule them all

One game to rule them all

Chiefs and Rollers to meet in league decider The Botswana Football Association (BFA) confirmed this week that the controversial play-off title decider to crown last...
Dog attack

Dog attack

Two year old mauled by family Rottweiler dogs A two year old boy from Moshupa village is fighting for recovery at Bokamoso private hospital after...
Reigning champs take a tight grip on cross country series

Reigning champs take a tight grip on cross country series

*Stage set for fierce action in Class T After only three rounds out of seven, reigning Production Vehicle champions Leeroy Poulter and Rob Howie have...
It's tough

Ipelegeng workers call for safety

Ipelegeng workers decry hazardous conditions. The young and old at ground zero of government's short term support and relief programme, Ipelegeng, swing slashes and clear...
Jealous lover whipped

Jealous lover whipped

A 37-year-old-man from Mahalapye, Godfrey Arise, was last week Thursday disciplined and taught to respect women, by being lashed four strokes on bare buttocks...

BOMU plans life cover for musicians

As the nation mourns the death of five of Charma gal’s dancers, Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU), has decided to introduce life cover for musicians...

Molatlhegi reports Kgoroba to police

Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Kagiso Molatlhegi, has opened an assault case against Member of Parliament for Mogoditshane, Sedirwa Kgoroba. The case that was...
Kidney Dialysis machines

At the heart of good health: what is kidney failure?

The kidneys remove waste and extra water from the blood to form urine. Urine flows from the kidney to the bladder through the ureters. The...

Road-block crash claims four lives

Four passengers burnt to death at Dibete Police road-block when a combi they were travelling in burst into flames after it was hit from...
Man burns to death in house fire

Man burns to death in house fire

Molepolole Police are investigating the death of a 28-year-old man who perished after his house caught fire as he slept on Saturday night. Baitshupile Ramontsho...
BDP deny buying Arone

BDP deny buying Arone

•Insist Arone will be welcomed at Okavango The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) have vehemently denied allegations that they bought Okavango Member of Parliament, Bagalatia Arone. The...
Slow movement at the border

Slow movement at the border

Zimbabwe shut down earns Immigration officials paid holiday The usually bustling Ramokgwebana and Plumtree border posts on the Botswana and Zimbabwe sides respectively were quite...
New mom kills baby

New mom kills baby

Police have arrested and detained a Maunatlala mother who allegedly strangled her newborn baby to death and buried it. The 33-year-old woman is alleged to...
BMWU condemn BCL management

BMWU condemn BCL management

• Claim accidents could have been avoided • Charges to be laid against those guilty Botswana Mine Workers’ Union (BMWU) have accused the BCL management of...

F/town Deputy Mayor still AWOL

Debt ridden Francistown Deputy Mayor Lechedzani Mudenga once again failed to attend a full special council meeting this week while his whereabouts still remain...

Zimbabwe shuts down

Major urban centres in Zimbabwe are deserted today as people took heed of calls from pro- democracy civic groups to stay at home to...

BMWU petitions Masisi

Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) today petitioned Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi over prevailing problems that continue to plague the BCL mine in Selebi-Phikwe. The petition,...

Zimbabwe on edge- Planned ‘shut down’ set for tomorrow

Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare was yesterday rocked by violent protests as different pressure groups prepare for what they have called, 'Shut down Zimbabwe' set for...

Minister Khama warns poachers

Environment, Wildlife and Tourism Minister, Tshekedi Khama, has cautioned poachers to carry out their activities at their own peril. When addressing the closing ceremony of...

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