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  • Arrest warrant out for 'Facebook rapist' suspect

    May 8, 2018 2:11 PM 41

    The alleged perpetrator, Dropper Monna, 33, was granted bail by the then Chief Magistrate Thebeetsile Mulalu who as of beginning of April was transferred to Maun. The state alleges that Monna, a former security officer, raped his first victim on March 1, 2018 at Block 5 and robbed her of a black Lenovo cellphone worth P599. Monna, who allegedly uses multiple

  • Mokotedi On New BOPEU Assignment

    May 8, 2018 4:00 AM 40

    Mokotedi, who graduated from the University of Botswana (UB) with a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB), was immediately awarded a prestigious scholarship from the European Union to do his Masters in Laws (LLM) at the University of Pretoria. He also had a short stint at Makerere University in Uganda where his Master’s thesis was supervised. The Mochudi native

  • Rollers Top Group A After KCCA Win

    May 7, 2018 2:00 PM 43

    With group rivals, Al Ahly and Esperance de Tunis playing to a 0-0 draw on the same evening, the win took Rollers to the top of the group with three points after the first round of group stages matches. The home side had the first attempt at goal as early as the fourth minute. Mosha Gaololwe had his shot blocked by the defence for corner before he headed

  • Bantwini Lives Up To Expectations

    May 1, 2018 4:00 AM 63

    Even though he didn’t boast of a sold out show like previous Mascom Live Session headliners, Zakes Bantwini showed local fans that he takes his art seriously. Bantwini will always be expected to live up to expectation since he renamed a local festival on that drizzling night seven years ago. He started by performing his most recent songs like bang bang to show the crowd

  • Dr Tumi Thrills Local Gospel Fans

    May 1, 2018 4:00 AM 56

    Kickstarting the performance was the youthful We Must Praise Choir who kept the crowd on its toes with praise and worship songs. The gospel artist turned pastor Vusi Mtukufa kept up the momentum as he ushered in the lively crowd with his songs Intshwarele, Busetsa Tsotlhe Mo Mannong as well as Mmereki Marakakgoro’s Faokile Wa Nna Motho. Up next was Tshepo

  • LEA To Focus On Creating Competitive, Sustainable Enterprises

    May 1, 2018 4:00 AM 57

    Speaking during LEA’s annual Pitso, themed ‘Empowering Botswana SMMEs in pursuit of business development and economic diversification’ the CEO Dr Racious Moatshe said that the strategy is aimed at creating a competitive and sustainable pool of enterprises within the targeted period. “We undertake to execute this strategy which would be launched this year with utmost

  • Bulgarians Walk Away With P10,000 Fines

    May 1, 2018 4:00 AM 57

    The case had attracted public interest, raising issues of mistrust against financial institutions. Passing the sentence, Principal Magistrate Goodwill Makofi said the three accused Bulgarians, Plamen Nikolaev Pandor 44, Liliya Nikolaeva Borisova 26 and Dimitar Borislavov Angelou 36, were convicted of three counts, being unauthorised access to a computer

  • Accused Father 'Killer' Pleads For Bail

    May 1, 2018 4:00 AM 54

    Gabashe, who originates from Mokgomane, is alleged to have on August 27, 2016 in Mokgomane village, killed his father, Olefile Gabashe after stabbing him with a knife following an argument. He also allegedly used a tyre lever in committing the crime. In October 2016, a psychiatric evaluation report ruled that the accused person was fit to stand trial

  • Police recover electronics in different arrests

    April 26, 2018 11:19 AM 70

    According to a media release from the public relations officer of the Botswana Police Service (BPS) Dipheko Motube, eight of the 19 stolen decoders have been recovered. Meanwhile Motube said following the ongoing police operations, a 25-year-old Zimbabwean man was arrested in Mathathane village in possession of two laptops worth over P17 000. The said laptops

  • Masisi, Cabinet go for retreat

    April 26, 2018 9:41 AM 70

    The retreat, according to Masisi, will come up with strategies of how to implement some government plans and objectives. With the general elections just one year and six months away, Masisi’s administration is hard pressed to achieve all it can in that period. The President told the ruling Botswana Democratic Party press conference on Tuesday, which