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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 41

April 20, 2018 2:00 PM Makwala, Montsho, Thebe take home P600,000

The 400m runners won gold in their individual races, which earned them a cool P100, 000 from the government’s athlete incentive scheme. Baboloki Thebe was the second highest earner after Makwala, pocketing P220, 000. Makwala received a further P100,000 after anchoring the men’s 4x400m relay to gold, and another P50,000 from Debswana for his gold in the 400m. Debswana 75

April 4, 2018 3:16 PM Six perished in Eloyi accident

Others are admitted in critical condition at the Nyangabgwe Referral hospital’s intensive care unit. The combi carrying members of the Modipane Eloyi Church collided with another, which had on board members of an unnamed church from South Africa, headed to Zimbabwe. Four commuters of the Eloyi combi including the driver, a middle-aged man, two middle-aged 77

March 20, 2018 4:00 AM BDP Sends Off Khama In Style

In addition to the presents from the party, Gaborone region gifted Khama a quad bike load trailer, cattle trailer and a generator trailer. Having received many different gifts including livestock, poultry, generators, farming equipment and many other gifts, the gifts from the BDP are the most expensive Khama has received thus far valued at over P500,000. Though 68

March 13, 2018 2:21 PM Botswana to bid for AFCON Under-17

Botswana Football Association (BFA) chief executive officer, Mfolo Mfolo said they will bid for the junior tournament, which dovetails with the association's ambitions. Since he took office in 2016, BFA president, Maclean Letshwiti has focused on youth development, arguing it is key to turning around the fortunes of the national team. Addressing a monthly 74

March 6, 2018 4:00 AM Omunye Hitmakers Definite Crowd Pullers

Distruction Boyz met expectations at the Togetherness Celebrations Tour held at the Stanbic Bank Molapo Piazza on Saturday. The dynamic duo of Thobani ‘Que’ Mgobhozi and Zipho ‘Goldmax’ Mthembu got on stage just past midnight as the youthful crowd had waited patiently for their third appearance in the country in just a month. Having made a lot of airplay 78

February 26, 2018 1:50 PM P1 Million Prize Money For Diacore Marathon

Last year the prize money was P25, 000 each for both men and women. The race spokesperson, Thabo Makgato said they have set time that the athletes have to beat in order to win the P1 million. “The time that has been set is 2:08:00. It applies to both men and women. Anyone who beats that time wins the P1 million,” he said. Makgato said they have set the standard 58

December 4, 2017 3:00 PM Young judokas leave lasting impressions

The tournament was hosted and funded by the Mmopane Re Ba Bona Ha Judo Club. Thaga told Monitor Sport that he was proud of the young judokas who have shown a lot of improvement. He said the tournament was very important since they are heading towards the Botswana Games to be held in Gaborone from December 8 to 11. “The tournament was good. Technically 145

November 2, 2017 10:07 AM Gender wage gap in SA widens

South Africa is ranked 19 in a new global index report on gender inequality released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The report finds that while South Africa has improved its share of women legislators, senior officials and managers, the gender wage gap in the country has increased. A decade of slow progress towards better parity between the sexes 219

November 2, 2017 4:00 AM Survey finds Batswana don’t trust EVMs

The country has been using a manual voting system for years. The survey also found that the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) did not consulted the public sufficiently. The findings of the survey show that only a slim majority (52%) of Batswana trust IEC ‘somewhat’ or ‘a lot’ and show a proportional decline of 18% in points over the last decade 98