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  • TAKING CONTROL

    Schools that have been experiencing acute shortages of educational resources are currently receiving new furniture and books at different learning institutions countrywide, The Midweek Sun has learned.This follows a story that was carried by this...

  • Low population growth as women reluctant to conceive

    The population of Botswana is stagnant because women are deliberately delaying giving birth due to different personal reasons. Some want to focus on their careers while others are busy pursuing higher education.Population statistics released this...

  • Shocked home owner arrives to ongoing act of theft

    A man suspected to be a thief was caught red-handed as her threw clothes out of the window of a home owner at Botshabelo ward in Charles Hill village this past Monday.The man was caught by the house owner around noon when she came to check progress...

  • Missing primary school boy found dead

    In a devastating development that has thrown the people of Mabutsane village into deep sorrow, baby Clinton (7) was found dead in the bush in the wee hours of this past Tuesday.The standard one pupil of Mabutsane Primary School disappeared on Sunday....

  • Teacher union BOSETU says teachers are failing students

    Students fail in schools every year because of poor teaching, Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) Secretary General, Tobokani Rari has claimed.Rari says teachers give out poor quality because they are overworked, the workload is too...

  • Women warned against counterfeit metshelo

    Many Batswana are quick to jump into communal funding groups (metshelo) at the start of the year without doing background checks on people they are partnering with or knowing exactly what they are investing in.At the end of the year, many gullible...

  • Botswana Post denies illegal land occupation accusations

    Botswana Post did not buy the land on which Ntlhantlhe post office is currently sitting, Chief Corporate Affairs and Sustainability Officer, Tebogo LebotseSebego has confirmed.LebotseSebego was responding to the uproar in Ntlhantlhe where some...

  • DEATH AFTER VOWS

    Bontle Moipodi of Lokgwabe died this past Friday, a day after exchanging vows with her husband David Khumanego.Bontle allegedly complained of a headache while doing her hair on Friday afternoon. She was preparing to celebrate her wedding the next day...

  • Slain soldier had been through hell lately

    Major Tumisang Sniper Sefularo, who died this past weekend in Molepolole has had a very sorry life in the last few years of his life.Sniper, as he was affectionately known, was at the time of his death a soldier based at ThebePhatshwa Air Base. He...

  • Registration clerks idle as IEC and UDC battle in court

    The Secretary of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) Jefferson Siamisang says chances are that they have now lost some of their voter registration clerks due to the prolonged suspension of the registration exercise.Speaking this week to this...

  • Bakwena revolt against Kgosi Kgari Sechele III

    Try as much as they will, Botswana Police will hit a brick wall to convince Bakwena of Molepolole that they are working hard to find justice for Phenyo Jakoba (35) and One Motlhabakgomo (19) who were brutally killed in separate incidents.Bakwena are...

  • Report reveals HIV death cases are on the rise

    The annual Botswana causes of mortality report of 2020 released this week reveals that the leading cause of in-patient deaths in the country is Human Immune Virus (HIV).Close to 300 people died of HIV in 2020 compared to the 204 that died in 2019....

  • Batswana drowning in debts and resultant depression

    Drowning in debts is one of the leading causes of depression in Botswana, to the extent it causes some people mental disorders.This is why it is advisable to use money wisely and within budget, advises Oarabile Tuelo, Director of Raycheque Holdings,...

  • HAUNTED SCHOOL?

    When schools closed for year-end vacation last week, allegations flew high and low that students of Lesirane Primary School situated in Tsolamosese, Mogoditshane, were spooked and claimed to be seeing strange things at the school.According to parents...

  • Mom killer abandoned by family

    Murder accused Kitso Sephonono (20) cut a sorry figure when he briefly appeared before the Extension ll magistrate court this past week.From a distance, it appeared he was all alone, with no one in sight to support him. Kitso is the prime suspect in...

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