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August 15, 2018 12:23 PM Murder accused feigning Jesus-like powers denied bail

But lo and behold, a Tonota man accused of killing his girlfriend surprised court on Wednesday when he claimed that he was praying for her to resurrect after he killed her. The revelations shocked people when Gobitsa Kesupile, 35, who is accused of killing Malebogo Rankhudu in Tonota on either August 12 and 13, 2018 made his initial appearance in court 159

August 14, 2018 4:00 AM Bleak Future For Dstv Subscribers

Only those who are currently illegally using South African decoders would continue enjoying DStv. This is as a result of the Botswana Communication Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) winning a legal battle that will see them regulate price increases by MultiChoice Botswana. MultiChoice had said if the clause requiring regulation of its tariffs remains, it would 131

August 13, 2018 4:00 AM Confusion at IEC as no voter registration dates set

Already, there is a court case in which one of the opposition parties, Botswana Congress Party (BCP), is challenging the revised Act. The confusion arises from uncertainty in which law will be used for the 2019 general election. The IEC starts its voter registration on September 3, 2018. Some of the critical issues that the IEC is forced to deal with is whether 134

August 9, 2018 1:57 PM Grandson and friend remanded for rape, death of nonagenarian

The nonagenarian was sleeping at her house where she stayed with his grandson when she was raped. According to police findings, upon arrival at home, late at night, the grandson and the teenage friend allegedly broke into grandmother's house before they sexually abused her. The two young men disappeared after the alleged crime but were later arrested 148

August 7, 2018 4:00 AM CMB Workers Unpaid For Months

Employees of the troubled asset manager have not been paid for several months now. On March 9 at the High Court, the Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) faced off against CMB, in a suit in which the regulator wanted to place the asset manager under statutory management. NBFIRA actions were prompted by complaints by the Botswana 109

July 29, 2018 4:00 AM Unplugged to bring the house down

Inspired by the need to see the country’s comedy movement grow, Rail Park Mall is hosting the event for its copious customers. The event will bring non-stop laughter with the most sought-after international and local comedians, where the audience will be treated to too much hilarity courtesy of all the featured comedians such as Clive Chigubu from Zimbabwe 157

July 25, 2018 12:44 PM Court blocks Caprivi refugees deportation, orders detainees' release

Lobatse High Court judge, Godfrey Nthomiwa today ordered that the government should not deport 709 refugees who refused to sign for voluntary repatriation. He ordered that pending a review application to be lodged by the refugees no one should deport the refugees to Namibia/Caprivi strip. “The respondents or anyone purporting to act on their behalf are hereby 116

July 16, 2018 4:00 AM Court denies CMB time in mega-money battle

However, the three-men bench of Justices Ian Kirby, Singh Walia and David Brand declined to postpone the matter on reasons that there was no proper application before them, and that there was no valid reason raised for a postponement. They ordered that the matter continue as scheduled, more so that all relevant papers have been filed by both parties 94

July 10, 2018 4:00 AM ZCC Argues CoA Has No Jurisdiction

The 17 disgruntled members of the Tlokweng Branch had succeeded to interdict the church from holding a disciplinary hearing against them after they challenged the way things are run in Botswana. Justice Godfrey Nthomiwa agreed with the church members and restrained church leader Bishop Barnabas Lekganyane from holding any disciplinary hearing against 151

July 9, 2018 4:00 AM BDP aspiring MP threatens to interdict primaries

Sean Samson Sebele who wants to stand against the incumbent MP Samson Moyo Guma has made allegations of irregularities against the Committee Branch of the area. Sebele who has cried over the branch committee’s bias against him while favouring Guma has instructed an attorney, Ofentse Khumomotse in his quest to have his grievances addressed. Through his attorney 111