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June 4, 2018 4:00 AM Take your grievances to Parley, State tells gays

The Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals Botswana (LEGABIBO)’s and government have locked horns once against over the criminalisation of homosexuality, with the Gaborone High Court yesterday postponing arguments on the matter to an unconfirmed date. Arguments filed in the case by the State indicate that the Attorney General’s position in the case is that LEGABIBO 132

June 4, 2018 4:00 AM Masisi: Khama's plan gone wrong

As for the pair, Khama and Masisi theirs was a relationship seemingly made in heaven. They loved and hated organisations and individuals together. There was even common talk that the duo’s striking similarities did not provide variety in leadership at the Office of the President (OP) as they seemed to agree on many things. It was generally feared that in Masisi 255

June 1, 2018 11:40 AM State's key witness thrown out in Setlampoloka case

Judge Dambe yesterday agreed with the defence to end Makhombe’s participation in the case, following the witness’ numerous failures to appear before court on scheduled dates. Makhombe was a suspect arrested with Setlampoloka in July 2009. Six police officers are charged with kidnapping, torturing and killing Setlampoloka, who was a suspect in a spate 120

May 23, 2018 7:37 AM Davids murder accused back in custody

Last month the two farm workers, Zimbabwean Jabulani Dube, 31, and 32-year-old Mokgalemi Maleya from Ramotswa accused of murdering Davids got their bail revoked as prosecution indicated their readiness to prosecute. Prosecution had indicated to the Molepolole Magistrate’s Court that investigations were complete and that they have gathered enough evidence 109

May 15, 2018 10:28 AM Serial rape convict denied bail

The applicant, Thatayaone Nka, 29, dubbed the Forest Evil rapist because he committed most of the offences in the forest after giving his victims a lift in his car and violently raping them, is yet to go on trial for other similar offences. Nka was sentenced by the then Principal Magistrate Dumisani Basupi last year, who is now working at the High Court 122

May 15, 2018 4:00 AM Murder Confessed Air Marshall Seeks Bail

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 130

May 15, 2018 4:00 AM Alleged Cousin Killer 'Confessed' To Traditional Healers

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 117

May 8, 2018 2:11 PM Arrest warrant out for 'Facebook rapist' suspect

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 145

May 3, 2018 10:30 AM P400m battle: NBFIRA wants rematch in 30 days

The regulatory authority wants the Court of Appeal to hear its appeal in 30 days’ time. The appeal comes after the High Court dismissed NBFIRA’s bid to take control of CMB, in response to complaints from the Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund and Bona Life, which are pursuing a combined P560 million in disputed funds. case on April 24, saying NBFIRA 78

May 1, 2018 4:00 AM Bulgarians Walk Away With P10,000 Fines

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 135