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  • Mother slits baby’s throat

    October 29, 2017 5:04 PM 42

    Police in Jwaneng are investigating a case in which a 32-year-old woman from Unit One location delivered a baby and allegedly beheaded it with a knife last Wednesday. The suspet was reported by her housemates to the police, who had all along known about the pregnancy. Confirming the dreadful incident, Assistant Superintendent Mogotsi Thelo of Jwaneng

  • Show some respect, says Mugabe

    October 29, 2017 7:06 AM 42

    Government will continue prioritising the welfare of Chiefs and according them respect as custodians of Zimbabwe's land and customs, President Mugabe has said. The Head of State and Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces said this yesterday at the National Council of Chiefs Conference in Bulawayo. In his address to the country's

  • Five arrested for pangolin possession

    October 27, 2017 6:08 PM 40

    Five people were arrested on Friday after they were caught with two live pangolins in the back of their van. Acting on an anonymous tip-off, DISS agents and a team from the Department of Wildlife and Tourism apprehended the suspects near the University of Botswana campus in Gaborone. The only mammal in the world covered in scales, Pangolins are a protected

  • ‘I’ve changed my mind!’

    October 27, 2017 6:06 PM 40

    A man who had previously admitted to killing a mother and her daughter shocked court this week when he dramatically changed his plea to not guilty. Proclaiming his innocence, 32-year-old Daniel Phadisa claimed he only confessed his guilt at an earlier mention because he was arrested at gunpoint and feared for his life. Phadisa, who resides in Extension

  • Tawana announces return to the kgotla

    October 27, 2017 6:06 PM 42

    The Batawana paramount chief, Kgosi kgolo Tawana Moremi II has officially announced his imminent return to the customary court. Addressing a Kgotla meeting on Wednesday in Maun, Moremi said politics had dragged his dignity in the mud, adversely affecting his social life and his health in the process. “Politics were clearly not meant for me as everything

  • Bail-breaking Molapo Crossing suspects pursue bail

    October 27, 2017 4:00 AM 11

    The two made national headlines when they appeared on prime time Btv on Monday. They had allegedly robbed a bureau de change at Molapo Crossing at gunpoint, before engaging in a movie-style chase before being lassoed in Block 7. Yesterday, prosecutors told Village Principal Magistrate, Goodwill Makofi that both Thupane and Ramaphane were out on bail at the time of Monday’s

  • BNF gears up for primaries

    October 27, 2017 4:00 AM 7

    Although no certain dates have been set, a letter from the party secretary general, Moeti Mohwasa to the constituencies and regions states that primaries will be held in the last quarter of 2017 and first quarter of 2018. “You are advised that ward, constituency and regional committees should be put in place immediately. They should elect sub-committees

  • Ngangisano ya nyalo ya lefufa

    October 26, 2017 4:00 AM 5

    Bogologolo, nyalo e ene e ntse ele teng mme morero wa yone ole pharologano le wa nyalo e e tlwaelesegile ka, ya lesire le bolomo. Naledi e buisana le Kgosi Kebinatshwene Mosielele wa Bahurutshe Boo Manyane, go tlhaloganya ka nyalo e. O simolola ka go tlhalosa gore, nyalo ya lefufa ke fa monna ale mongwe a nyala basadi ba feta bobedi. A re nyalo ya basadi

  • BMD must hold fresh elective congress ASAP

    October 26, 2017 4:00 AM 11

    At the time the BMD was divided between a faction led by Ndaba Gaolathe and another by Advocate Sidney Pilane. In the verdict, it was stated that both groups agreed that the main starting point in understanding the BMD crisis is their last elective congress in Gantsi. Both factions concurred that since that congress there has never been harmony, cooperation

  • Shakawe man’s corpse recovered from Okavango River

    October 26, 2017 4:00 AM 5

    According to Shakawe police commander, superintendent Goitsemodimo Molapisi, following an alert from the friends, Botswana Defence Force (BDF) rescue swimmers, together with their police colleagues, took the whole afternoon until late evening searching the river for the missing man. “Despite an extensive search no sign of the missing man was found until