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  • Son threatens to literally blow out mother's brain

    Calvin Olebogeng Gaoatswe (23) of Tshukudu ward in Motokwe village, is in jail for threatening to kill his own mother Keolebetse Gaoatswe in Mmatseta recently.Broadhurst Magistrate Phetogo Segomotso this past Friday heard that on the 25th January...

  • Man rapes three-year-old toddler

    Belm Oba (30), who is accused of raping a three-year-old child at Charles Hill two weeks ago, will be back at Gantsi Magistrate Court tomorrow (Thursday).According to Charles Hill Station Commander Lefa Kareng, the suspect was left in the care of the...

  • RESPONDING TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW REPORT

    BY RAYMOND KOLANYANEAt the close of 2022, the report from the Presidential Commission of inquiry into the review of the constitution of Botswana was published for the public to read. The commission spent 6 months travelling across the country...

  • NO LONGER MY TYPE

    A 28-year-old woman is lucky to have returned home safely after traveling from Lobatse to Sikwane for a man she had never met but was her lover.Station commander Mmoloki Mogale of Mmathubudikwane Police says the woman had never seen the 25-year-old...

  • Parents urged to vaccinate children after detection of measles

    Greater Francistown District Health Management Team (DHMT) has confirmed two cases of measles in Chadibe village.Measles is a highly contagious disease that is spread through respiratory droplets from infected individuals when coughing or sneezing....

  • Shrewd budgeting essential for households' financial stability

    The beginning of every year is a clean slate. It is an opportunity to start afresh, recalibrate and strategise how the rest of the year is going to pan out.Failure to budget exposes you to multiple risks that affect you and your loved ones. Budgeting...

  • Understanding Autoimmune Diseases with Dr Ditlotlo (Part 2)

    Our immune system is meant to protect us, but sometimes it doesn’t work as it should. Autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus, can affect how our immune system responds to even healthy organs. Sun Health continues chat with...

  • Men should teach and lead their families

    For Botswana to rise and shine this year, every one of us must play their role faithfully, confidently and competently in their specific areas of focus. We should not keep repeating mistakes and excuses that promote stagnation in different spheres of...

  • Debate rages on in relation to ban on import school uniform

    Kana middle class le bahumi ba lehatshe le ba selfish. Ga nke ba akanya gore ba ba sa kgoneng bone ba dira jang ha go nna jaana. You close borders for potatoes etc and also uniforms. But what is your plan for that man or woman in Mosetse, Lepashe,...

  • BBS appoints MD

    Botswana Building Society Bank (BBS) has the appointed Pedzani Tafa as the Bank Managing Director and Executive Director with effect from 4 January 2023. Tafa is a seasoned banker, whose recent appointment was as Chief Operations Officer for Botswana...

  • World’s richest diamond mines

    The diamond industry was one of the winners as the economy rebounded from the pandemic. Consumer demand for diamond jewelry grew, while supply remained constrained.This year, the $80bn industry saw more turmoil as cutters, polishers and traders...

  • Altron sells Botswana, Moz units to Zim’s Tano Digital

    JSE-listed tech group Altron has sold its businesses in Botswana and Mozambique to Zimbabwe’s Tano Digital Solutions. Alton says the sale follows a strategic decision by the Altron board in June 2021 to divest from the rest of Africa markets...

  • Bold, beauty with brains!

    Motswana beauty queen Thanolo Keutlwile was recently crowned the 5th Miss Africa Golden at a glitzy ceremony held in Lagos, Nigeria.Keutlwile, who is a medical doctor by profession, proved to all and sundry that she has what it takes to give any...

  • Train crashes man's head in suspected suicide

    A cargo train crashed an unidentified man to death on Monday night at Ledumang, Gaborone.Broadhurst Police station commander Obusitswe Lokae says the man was seemingly sleeping near the railway line when the incident occurred.“We received a report...

  • Govt to regulate ozone depleting substances

    As government makes efforts to control chlorofluorocarbons and hydroflourocarbons, companies that trade in ozone depleting substances (ODS) have been invited to apply for import, export and transit permits for 2023. The Department of Meteorological...

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