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  • Enraged Man Accidentally Burns Himself

    October 30, 2018 4:00 AM 57

    But the idiom recently assumed another meaning (although incidents of a similar nature have occurred in the past) when a man who suspected that his girlfriend was cheating him with another man, the lover unleashed a torrent of fury that ended up razing his girlfriend’s house. He burnt himself in the process. According to police officers privy to the issue

  • Botswana, Russia jostle for top diamond post

    October 29, 2018 4:00 AM 62

    Botswana is the largest producer of rough diamonds by value, while Russia is the largest producer by volume. Botswana last chaired the KPCS in 2006, after Russia’s own term ended in 2005. Under KPCS rules, the annual battle to lead the organisation is focussed on the vice chair, as the vice automatically becomes chair the following year. The vice is chosen

  • A toast to the return of the Botswana’s thirst buster

    October 28, 2018 4:00 AM 66

    Finally exciting news for patriotic beer lovers! Tinkling in like the heartwarming sounds of the Happy Hour bell announcing the best time of the day during a hot evening in a Gaborone beer joint are news that the Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL) has brought back its award-winning local premium beer, St Louis Export after halting its production in 2016. The St Louis

  • Prisoner escapes grow sketchy

    October 25, 2018 1:13 PM 65

    Initially, five prisoners had escaped from Selebi-Phikwe but police managed to re-arrest two of them one later that day whilst the other was arrested on Monday early morning leaving three on the run. On Monday yet another two prisoners both Zimbabweans escaped from the Broadhurst Magistrate’s Court. It’s still unclear how the said prisoners managed to escape

  • JMS teacher up for three counts of indecent assault

    October 24, 2018 8:57 AM 63

    The state alleges that Manuel Mathews Greenland indecently assaulted the three female JMS students aged 11, 12 and 13 at the school on September 27. The accused pleaded not guilty to all the counts after he was arraigned before Magistrate Kaveri Kapeko. Inspector Mengistu Chigala did not oppose Greenland, who is currently on suspension from his duties

  • Frustrated BOFEPUSU runs to court over DPSM de-recognition

    October 23, 2018 11:14 AM 79

    The four trade unions, Botswana Landlords and Local Authorities and Health Workers’ Union, Botswana Sectors of Educators’ Trade Union, Botswana Teachers Union and The National Amalgamated Local Central and Parastatal Workers’ Union who have taken the DPSM to court over de-recognition say as a result they are no longer able to participate in negotiations

  • The real Mabijo dies at 59

    October 23, 2018 11:12 AM 68

    Motswetla started the cartoon character in 1989 and chose to name it after his uncle to celebrate and honour him. “He was a great boxing player and he later unfortunately got sick and could not continue boxing anymore and it was sad. It really pained. So I was looking for something that could honour him because I really loved the boxer he was,” said Motswetla

  • Tlatsa Lebala Organisers To Compensate For Postponement

    October 23, 2018 4:00 AM 69

    The man behind the brand, Tshepiso Molapisi also known as Kast in the music industry told Showtime that while he could not get into much details as to the specific reason why the event was postponed, they will find a way to compensate those who had already bought tickets so that they don’t feel cheated. He said that they would upgrade some of the tickets

  • When Drivers’ Attitude Trigger Fatal Accidents

    October 23, 2018 4:00 AM 77

    The upsurge in fatal road accidents countrywide worries the police as lives continue to be lost daily due to the scourge. Most of the accidents occur as a result of driver’s bad attitudes, as demonstrated by the statistics made available by the Botswana Police Service (BPS). In 2016, 450 deaths were recorded and from the figure, 268 or 59.5% were young

  • BMD Francistown Rally Flops

    October 23, 2018 4:00 AM 70

    To some who attended the rally, the low turnout was described as a clear demonstration of the dwindling support base and lack of confidence towards the BMD. Francistown South is one of the areas where the party used to command a large following and before its feuding, its rallies in the constituency used to attract multitudes of people. The weekend rally