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  • Sun El Musician, DJ Ace to headline 4th Street Picnic

    December 16, 2018 4:00 AM

    The picnic is planned for the first episode of what will later turn into an annual event. Sun El Musician recently released three hit songs titled Sonini, Ntaba Ezikude and Ubala, and featuring Simmy. The soulful house DJ dropped a 12-track album titled Africa to the World on April 20 this year. King of slow jam, DJ Ace confirmed on his social media

  • GU or Rollers to miss out on Top 8 feat

    December 15, 2018 4:00 AM

    The ‘final before final’ means one of the tournament’s two most successful teams would miss out on a chance to lift it for a historic third time. The Blues and the Reds have four titles between them in the seven seasons of the prestigious tournament. GU became the first to win it twice in 2015 before Rollers matched the feat last season. Ahead of this season’s

  • We have nothing to do with Zapata issue

    December 15, 2018 4:00 AM

    Zapata is seemingly headed for the exit door without even ‘barking the first official instruction’. The Argentinian replaced history-making Serbian coach, Nikola Kavazovic last month, but before he could sit on the bench, Zapata has been linked with an immediate departure. Initially, there were reports that his former club, GU had refused to issue Zapata

  • Montshiwa murder case committed to High Court

    December 13, 2018 10:33 AM 7

    David and his co-accused Tumelo Tshukudu appeared before Principal Magistrate Goodwill Makofi who detained them in prison to await trial at the High Court. Makofi took the decision to commit the case to the High Court in the absence of David’s attorney Kgosietsile Ngakaagae. the case could have been committed to the High Court on November 29, but you and your attorney

  • Botswana grabs first gold

    December 11, 2018 3:43 PM 13

    It has been a difficult start for Botswana, who were fifth on the medals table before the end of day on Tuesday, but there was good news when the men's volleyball team beat Namibia 3-1 to grab gold. The team qualified for the final after beating South Africa 3-1 on Monday. Volleyball coach, Odirile Sibanda told Mmegi Sport that the win was an indication

  • Acts Of Mob Justice Worry Police

    December 11, 2018 4:00 AM 13

    The Officer Commanding (OC), senior Superintendent Counsel Moyo told The Monitor that they are worried over the increase in the number of cases of mob justice. This comes days after an angry mob at Gaborone West Phase 4 assaulted a young man in his 20s after he was suspected to have snatched someone’s wallet. “It appears after they heard the news members

  • Ex-BCL Mine employee up for attempted murder, arson

    December 10, 2018 1:12 PM 15

    The state alleges that John Mmereki, 57, attempted to murder his wife Rebaone Mmereki at Topisi village on August 24, 2016. In the second count, the state alleges that Mmereki attempted to murder the mother of his wife Keitumetse Bontsi on the said day at the same village. However, the case did not proceed as scheduled because the pro deo attorney who earlier

  • Four Rape Cases In Two Days

    December 10, 2018 8:47 AM 18

    Police have identified most of the cases as date rape with perpetrators often being casual friends, who would have met the victims at entertainment places. Officer Commanding (OC) senior superintendent Counsel Moyo told The Monitor that investigations is such cases give the police a headache as the perpetrators would claim to have had consent from the alleged

  • Meanwhile, in the North…

    December 10, 2018 4:00 AM 18

    Following the first rains in the north, farmers under the Tonota, Tutume and Masunga (TOTUMA) arable and commercial Farmers Association are optimistic of a productive season regardless of the poor rainfall forecast by the Meteorological Services Department. The recent rainfall was widespread in TOTUMA, Francistown as well as surrounding villages. In some villages

  • IEC announces supplementary voter registration

    December 6, 2018 12:29 PM 24

    According to a Savingram from the organisation dated December 5, 2018, the supplementary voter registration will commence on December 17, 2018 till March 31, 2019. It further urged all chief election officers, principal elections officers and principal registration officers to start necessary preparations to undertake the scheduled supplementary voter