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  • OPEN DEFIANCE

    Maphalaola a Pitse Cultural Association and 17 other men who dragged Bogosi jwa ga Malete to court for refusing to allow them to go to Bogwera have decided to go ahead with their plans without permission of Balete leadership.They are said to be of...

  • Battered house intruder escapes police

    A 47-year-old man of Thamaga was beaten to a pulp this past weekend in Gabane for intruding into another man’s home in the wee hours of Sunday.The intruder allegedly unlocked the house and when he stepped inside, the terrified owner screamed for...

  • Soldier found hanging by the neck from a tree

    Sergeant Bonang Richard of Eastern Military Garrison, a Botswana Defence Force camp in Selebi Phikwe, was found hanging by the neck from a tree this past Sunday.The soldier was found by a passer-by who grew suspicious when he saw a car seemingly...

  • DPSM, education ministry to meet teachers over grievances

    The Ministry of Education intends to meet teacher unions before the end of this week to resolve their grievances over coursework and invigilation.The Deputy Permanent Secretary Mmoloki Raletobana says they are working hard to ensure that this year...

  • IT'S A MAN'S WORLD

    Time has come for employers to stop silently punishing women for bearing children as this is one of the many reasons that push women out of leadership positions, public health physician Dr Ebere Okereke has observed.Okereke is also Chief Executive...

  • Man stabbed and killed over a P20 debt

    Police in Charles Hill are holding a 39-year-old man who is suspected to have killed a 28-year-old man in the morning of Tuesday this week at a shebeen in Utjise ward.Charles Hill Police Station Commander, Lefa Kareng told The Midweek Sun that it is...

  • Balete men claim they might go crazy or die if not allowed to go for Bogwera

    A group of Ramotswa men who say they want to be allowed to go to Bogwera find themselves stuck with traditional medicine smeared on their bodies after Judge Tshepo Motswagole threw out their urgent application on Tuesday.Maphalaola a Pitse Cultural...

  • Man kills his own son to get back at baby mama

    Tshepiso Mooketsana of Bobonong has allegedly confessed to killing his five-year-old son Lesego Lesole this past Sunday.Mooketsana allegedly murdered his son as a way of getting back at his baby mama, Gorata Wendy Lesole who had fallen out of love...

  • Early Childhood teachers feel unwanted

    Graduates of Early Childhood Education feel that the Ministry of Education is side-lining them when it comes to hiring teachers in schools.The graduates say government is seemingly overlooking them because they cannot recall the last time any of them...

  • HOW POVERTY LEADS TO POOR HEALTH

    The Botswana government has introduced social protection schemes of old age, disability and destitute allowances in an effort to save Batswana from starvation.Oldies get P730, destitute get P450, while people living with disabilities get...

  • Shock as Mmatseta Kgotla occupies land illegally

    Kweneng Land board chairperson Kgang Kgang has informed residents of Mmatseta village, located some 30km away from Gaborone, that their village Kgotla has no plot certificate, suggesting that the Kgotla is illegally occupying the land.The...

  • HORRIFIC SIGHT

    The dead body of former soldier John Boitumelo fell out of its coffin after a tyre burst caused the hearse transporting his body to roll over some 20km away from Letlhakane village in the Boteti area last week.According to sources close to the...

  • Man burns to death inside his car

    Sir Seretse Khama International Airport Police are investigating a case in which an unidentified person burnt to ashes inside a car in Ledumadumane this past Monday.According to SSKIA Station commander, Mmoloke Mpho Sebako, they received a report...

  • TICKING BOMB

    - Ministry says no patient should go home without medication - 'Always ask for officer in charge of clinic'The Ministry of Health says patients should not return home without prescribed medications after doing consultations at public health...

  • Church collapses as freebies for villagers stop

    Free food and money is what appears to have been attracting worshippers to Mabuo Muslim Church, a few kilometres to the west of Serowe. When the church was introduced to the small village some years back, many thronged it, but now numbers are...

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