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  • Murder Confessed Air Marshall Seeks Bail

    May 15, 2018 4:00 AM 14

    Motlatsi Khoto, 44, unwittingly made the murder confession when he was first arraigned in court in January. The former Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana (CAAB) aircraft marshall’s bail application was in relation to a charge of unlawfully wounding Unami Sibanda, his former girlfriend, at Borolong on March 3, 2017. The court withdrew the charge with liberty

  • Meet The Five BDP Moshupa-Manyana Hopefuls

    May 15, 2018 4:00 AM 13

    The youngest of the five candidates is 38-year-old Karabo Gare. He is said to be the one preferred by President Mokgweetsi Masisi. Gare, an accountant by training, was born and raised in Moshupa. He has worked for Botswana Railways, Botswana National Sports Council and Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) before quitting to be self-employed. “I have been a BDP member

  • Alleged Cousin Killer 'Confessed' To Traditional Healers

    May 15, 2018 4:00 AM 10

    Seven days later, he was arrested once again and taken into custody. According to prosecutor ??? Charlie, Tsametse was reported to the Police by two different traditional healers who he allegedly approached seeking to be protected from facing the wrath of the law for killing his cousin. Charlie said Tsametse confessed to the healers that he had indeed

  • BMD Claims Motswaledi Belongs To Them

    May 15, 2018 4:00 AM 9

    Speaking at the party’s consultative meeting on Saturday held at the Big 5 Lodge in Mogoditshane, Mangole said that the BMD would celebrate the late Motswaledi’s life on July 30, 2018. Motswaledi, the former BMD president died in a car crash on July 30, 2014, just a few months before the general elections. Referring to Gaolathe Ndaba’s breakaway faction

  • Students petition Ngaka over allowances

    May 14, 2018 4:00 AM 18

    The Botswana National Union of Students (BONUS) wants the students’ allowances to be increased from P1,400 to P2,000. In the letter dated April 10, 2018 addressed to the ministry’s permanent secretary, copied to the Minister, Ngaka Ngaka and his deputy Fidelis Molao, BONUS says that their demand is influenced by the high cost of living. The letter requested

  • KwDC loses millions in unoccupied rental office space

    May 14, 2018 4:00 AM 17

    Information reaching this publication is that KwDC reached an agreement with some government departments that they would share the rental after partitioning the space for more than P9 million, but to date some government departments are yet to occupy office spaces. Initially, it was planned that all government departments will be housed in the area, but appears

  • More international jazz days planned

    May 13, 2018 4:00 AM 7

    Some of the people who graced the event were Miss Mogami and Frank Piscioneri from Botswana Jazz Association, who led discussions on international Jazz day as well as Jazz in today’s society. On the decks were various artists like DJ Archie, DJ Humzie, Uncle Barox and Uncle Shima from Gabz FM who all took time to entertain the guests. The event went as expected

  • Trompies to headline Waar Was JY

    May 13, 2018 4:00 AM 6

    The event will be held at Botswanacraft on May 25, with Wizards of the Desert as the supporting act and DJ Boogie Sid keeping the crowd entertained all night. This Series is meant to appeal to the older generation, who in the words of the organisers, are their biggest supporters. Trompies did not only make music to be remembered for generations to come, but they also popularised

  • BNF, BMD at loggerheads over Moshupa- Manyana

    May 11, 2018 4:00 AM 23

    Already UDC is having two aspirant candidates for Moshupa-Manyana by-election. The post fell vacant after its MP, Mokgweetsi Masisi became the President of the country on April 1, 2018. Two affiliates of the UDC, Botswana National Front (BNF) and Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) are fighting over the constituency. In 2014, BMD loaned BNF the constituency

  • Magistrate orders medical check-up for bailed Finance ministry employee

    May 9, 2018 4:02 PM 37

    Appearing before Magistrate Ntombizodwa Ncube, Ditso Rabasha 32, who is facing a single count of office breaking and theft appeared to be in shock, something that might have contributed to the magistrate granting him bail on his arraignment. police retrieved three cheque leaves, but it is alleged that Rabasha informed the police to have destroyed the missing