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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 147

August 8, 2018 11:30 AM Local cattle rustlers hit back

For a while police have been battling with cross-border stock theft in which South African rustlers were invading Botswana to steal cattle, but now it seems locals are hitting back. Africa,” the Botswana Police Service’s (BPS) public relations officer, Dipheko Motube said. Motube added that a majority of farmers in South Africa do not brand their cattle 119

July 31, 2018 4:00 AM Musicians Fingered In Piracy

From time immemorial, musicians from Botswana and the world have been crying foul that pirates are enjoying the fruits of their intellectual labour while some of them are wallowing in poverty having nothing to show for their sweat despite having been in the music industry for yonks. But recently it came to the fore that some musicians in Botswana are merely 136

July 25, 2018 10:39 AM Police hunt for alleged Palapye taxi rapist

According to police reports, the woman took a ride from the Extensions area to her rented house in Thomadithotse ward. There were other clients in the taxi when she embarked. After dropping off the other clients at Extension Four the taxi driver requested to pick another client up at Extension Seven, which is across the road opposite from Extension Four. The area is relatively 111

July 10, 2018 4:00 AM Kang Pan Target Spot For Stock Theft

Through their ongoing Kgomo-Khumo anti-stock theft operation in the area the police have established that stock thieves are using the pan as their target spot to round up and steal unbranded cattle. In their mission to curb the alarming stock theft and cross-border cattle rustling cases in the area the police recently launched the ongoing Kgomo-Khumo 129

June 30, 2018 4:00 AM Malepa soldiers on after crushing incident

A jovial and relaxed Bolelang welcomed Mmegi Sport team for an interview at his home at Block Four in Francistown. Throughout the interview, Bolelang maintains a very friendly face that he often displayed on the pitch during his playing days. On the day of the freak accident, Chippa, as Bolelang is affectionately known, was celebrating his birthday at a popular 168

June 29, 2018 1:24 PM Suspect in the Desert race murder arrested

The suspect was arrested on Wednesday evening at Lotlhakane village after a tip-off from members of the public. The police had earlier on aired a clip on Botswana Television showing the suspect’s photo and pleading with members of the public to assist towards his arrest. Interestingly, a few minutes after the 7pm news, the police had already received 159

June 26, 2018 4:00 AM Cousin Killer Suspect Denied Bail

As if that was not enough, his attorney Nkosana Ngwenya was nowhere to be seen, his mobile phone unreachable. Reports came the following day that Ngwenya was arrested for residing in Botswana illegally. Ngwenya has since been denied bail with Tsametse’s case continuing this week. On March 13, Tsametse was arrested by the police for questioning over the murder 157

June 25, 2018 4:00 AM Heavily armed police presence ends Caprivians' hunger strike

On the eve of the World Refugee Day commemoration on Wednesday, Dukwi Refugee Camp – some 130km northwest of Francistown – resembled a crisis-laden zone with a heavy presence of armed members of riot police, otherwise called Special Support Group (SSG). Caprivians from Namibia’s Caprivi Strip had planned an indefinite hunger and sit-in strike in front 200

June 20, 2018 1:35 PM Canada legalises recreational marijuana use

The Cannabis Act passed its final hurdle on Tuesday in a 52-29 vote in the Senate. The bill controls and regulates how the drug can be grown, distributed, and sold. Canadians will be able to buy and consume cannabis legally as early as this September. The country is the second worldwide to legalise the drug's recreational use. Uruguay became the first 194