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August 22, 2018 11:30 AM Decapitation murder suspect found guilty on drug charges

Magistrate Gaseitsewe Tonoki convicted Kgowe on two counts of unlawful possession of drugs. The court revealed that on the first count, Kgowe is facing unlawful possession of cannabis stating that on or about May 21, 2016 in Block 3, Gaborone. Him being a person not authorised, licenced or exempted in any manner to possess habit-forming drugs, unlawfully 169

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

February 13, 2018 4:00 AM Rampant drug use worries UB

“We make arrests on a regular basis of students in possession of drugs. We also try to disperse students when we see them gathering. Some come in cars and take the drugs at playing grounds and run away when they see us approaching,” he said. Frank said they usually hand the cases to the police and try by all means to find out who is the source. He said most cases 122

January 17, 2018 11:00 AM Suspected cocaine dealers arrested, released

According to the Northern divisional CID officer, assistant commissioner Oabitsa Rankwaila they received a tip-off that two local men were in possession of substance believed to be cocaine. “We cannot at the moment disclose what the suspects were found in possession of. We are waiting for results from the police forensic laboratory in Gaborone to confirm 148

November 1, 2017 9:46 PM The Most Expensive Drug in the World Is About to Be Made Worthless by Gene Therapy

A drug approved last year to treat a rare, fatal genetic disorder called spinal muscular atrophy came with one of the world’s highest price tags: $750,000 per year for the first year, then hundreds of thousands of dollars every year for the rest of the child's life. However, soon that drug, called Spinraza, may also have a gene therapy rival, giving 427

November 1, 2017 3:44 PM Six women accuse filmmaker Brett Ratner of sexual harassment or misconduct

Natasha Henstridge was watching a movie on Brett Ratner’s couch when she fell asleep. She was a 19-year-old fashion model; he was an up-and-coming music video director in his early 20s. They had been hanging out in front of the TV with friends at his New York apartment. But when Henstridge woke up, the others had left. She was alone with Ratner. She got up to leave 194

October 29, 2017 10:39 AM WARNING Graphic Photos: Parents left horror-struck after their baby girl suffers extreme form of meningitis

Little Kia faces having one of her legs amputated and losing hearing and eyesight A tiny baby girl faces having one of her legs amputated on Monday after being struck down by an almost eradicated form of meningitis. Kia Gott has already had her right arm removed and medics fear she may end up losing all her limbs after contracting an extremely rare strain 128

October 27, 2017 12:37 PM Scottish women allowed to take ‘abortion pill’ at home in UK first

Decision brings Scotland in line with the US, France and Sweden Women in Scotland will be the first in the UK to be allowed to take abortion pills in their own homes - a controversial decision both heralded as a progressive step forwards and condemned as marking a return to the days of dangerous backstreet abortions. Across England, Wales and Scotland 112

October 23, 2017 4:00 AM Drug raids: We’ve only just begun, top cop says

Lesetedi: We were concerned with the alarming rate of crime in general, especially in Gaborone. One would say crime is rising and it has been mostly affecting the youth, something that challenged the police conduct an assessment of the factors influencing crime, hence the start of the recent raids. Through intelligence, we discovered that the majority 125

October 23, 2017 4:00 AM Youths resort to other forms of drugs

On Wednesday four male youths residing in Gaborone North location were caught red handed by the police abusing a certain mixture of a liqueur called Zorba, Broncleer cough syrup and Fanta Grape soft drink. Upon their arrest, the police also confiscated a Chelsea (counterfeit) cigarette and dagga, the latter suspected to have been taken together with the drink 133