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Keletso Thobega
  • Murder convict, Masilo not going down without a “fight”

    Thabo Masilo did not cringe when Judge Abednigo Tafa found him guilty of murder this past Thursday. Masilo stood erect staring ahead as if in a trance. There was not a mutter in the courtroom when Justice Tafa stated that Masilo had intentionally...

  • Fairgrounds CEO murder accused out on bail

    The main suspect in the murder of Fairgrounds CEO Montshiwa will enjoy Christmas with his loved ones.Lawyer Modise who has been implicated in the murder was granted bail following a short mention. Montshiwa was gunned down in 2015 at his house in...

  • Anecdotes of a town girl in the village

    I recently had an interesting discussion with a few acquitances about whether denying our children a taste of traditional Setswana life is unfair. I argued that some of us are products of urban migration and so are “victims” of circumstances...

  • Masilo guilty of Murder

    Judge Abednigo Tafa this afternoon found Thabo Masilo guilty of the murder of Tshepang Motlhabane. He however found him not guilty of robbery.The ruling comes following a six-year trial over the murder of the former St Joseph's College student who...

  • Ministry of Basic Education spreads ICT skills education

    The Ministry of Basic Education wants to introduce ICT tools to as many government schools across the country as possible. The aim is to produce digitally agile learners who are able to learn and collaborate in the digital world. Minister of Basic...

  • Lawyers, Judge ordained Deacons in Anglican Church

    This past Sunday a group of servants of God, including practising lawyers and a judge, were ordained as Deacons in the Anglican Church. The ordained deacons are Lekono Orekolotse Malabola, Andries Matlhare, Munyaradzi Samuel Mubata, Nelson Kiama...

  • Eating “stoko” in the name of Jesus

    We have all heard wild stories of pastors who are apparently “chowing” female congregants like cows enjoying cud. These supposed pastors, some who are married, are practising adultery, infidelity and promiscuity in the name of the Lord. How do...

  • Waste mitigation still a challenge in Botswana

    Waste mitigation strategies in Botswana are lacking as most of the waste, in all different forms, is destined for landfills. This was revealed at a conversation event held in Gaborone on mitigating climate change through food waste management in...

  • Botswana urged to sign Maputo

    Botswana is one of the five countries that have been advised to sign the Maputo Protocol. Botswana, Egypt and Morocco are the only three African countries that have not signed this Protocol. Adopted in 2003 and implemented in 2005, the Maputo...

  • Botswana’s youth unemployment rate rises

    The Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance Report released on Monday has painted a bleak picture of the prospects of youth in sub-Saharan Africa. The report indicates that Africa is struggling with improving the quality of life of its people,...

  • Actress Ruth Moore performs in Zimbabwe play

    Vibrant veteran actress Ruth Moore will appear in an original Mandi Mash Production, a musical that will be staged at the Bulawayo State Theatre next month. Moore has been travelling there for rehearsals and although she admits that it has been...

  • Double cancer survivor inspires patients

    October is a dedicated breast cancer awareness month, and scores of women often open up about their experiences around this time. One such woman, who has experienced the pain of cancer and has lived to tell her story, is Mphoentle Bandu Dimbungu,...

  • Cross-border trade between Botswana and Zambia booming

    It is a Wednesday evening and a large group of women, mostly Zambian, idle at the Francistown bus rank. One bus with a huge trailer is parked nearby and a middle aged man with a paper writes down names and the items each person has. There are more...

  • Two BIUST students make a mark with innovation

    Two young innovators, Kamogelo Millicent Mmereki from Sebina and Bame Joy Rrammala of Mochudi, are living proof that brilliance does not discriminate on age and gender. The two teenagers have conceptualised a toilet seat mat that eliminates...

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