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Neo Kolantsho
  • Gamalete cultural group slapped with P110K court bill

    Maphalaola a Pitse Cultural Association and 17 other men who dragged Bogosi-jwa-ga-Malete to court in August 2023 praying to go for initiation school have been slapped with a huge P110 000 bill of costs.According to court papers leaked to this...

  • Minister Dikoloti dragged into the fight for corpses

    Jimmy Kereng of Prestige Funeral Parlour has appealed to the Minister of Health Edwin Dikoloti to stop all ongoing deals between FSG Funeral parlour and Bamalete Lutheran Hospital (BLH) in Ramotswa.Kereng is begging the minister to investigate and...

  • WOMEN IN DIALOGUE

    More than 1 000 women from 16 countries amongst them Botswana, are gathered in South Africa, Johannesburg for a week-long South African Women in Dialogue (SAWID) conference.SAWID is a women organisation established in 2003 to represent the voices of...

  • DETHRONE ME IF YOU WANT

    Kgosi Sesa Maleele of Rasesa in the Tswapong District says he would rather be dethroned from his top position than to have Rasesa recognised as a ward instead of a village.This follows concerns from divided residents of Rasesa who have pointed...

  • DISGUISED PIRACY

    Botswana Kombi and Taxi Association has complained to the Department of Road Transport and Safety (DRTS) that indrive, an online controlled transportation service, is robbing them of business.Indrive is an E-hailing service where passengers can...

  • A THRONE UNDER THREAT

    Bogosi baga Malete in Ramotswa believes that men who identify themselves as Maphalaola a Pitse Cultural Association are going against them because there is a fight for power.Deputy Paramount Chief Kgosi Tsimane Mokgosi said they have long heard of...

  • Man suspected to have burnt lover to death for not bearing children

    Zimbabwean national, Darlington Jayaguru confessed in court this week that he cheated on his deceased girlfriend Joyce Tachiona because she was unable to bear him children.This is what is suspected to have led to the death of Tachiona in the year...

  • Woman killed in a crash involving three donkeys

    Thapelo Mido Diraditsile (33) of Kanye died this past weekend following a freak accident that left her with severe head injuries.The accident occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning along the Poloko road which is between Kanye and...

  • WASTED MILLIONS

    The government of Botswana spends more than P600 million every year on Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) medications.But sadly, some unknown people get the medication free of charge from public health facilities only to throw it away.This past Tuesday, a...

  • KICKED OUT

    The political and civil service leadership at the Ramotswa District Council is still in shock as to why street vendors trading in the vicinity of Choppies store and the old village cemetry were forcibly moved out of their trading points by people...

  • 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...

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