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Stay away from my traffic circles- Mayor

Gaborone City (GC) Mayor, Kagiso Thutlwe has appealed to the youth of Gaborone and Botswana to refrain from damaging the city traffic lights and circles both before and after the country celebrates her golden jubilee in 14 days’ time.


19th September 2016

Khumoekae’s disciplinary hearing on Friday

19th September 2016

President of Botswana National Front Youth League (BNFYL), Richard Khumoekae has been called for a disciplinary hearing on Friday at 9 in the morning.

Mystery deaths rock Kgari royal family

19th September 2016

The two tragic accidents which claimed the lives of four family members in two different places in a period of hours have raised eyebrows in residents of Kgari village as they suspect witchcraft to be behind the unfortunate incidents.

RedPepper left with egg on their face

19th September 2016

The upcoming Bot50 celebrations continue to be dogged by controversy after controversy, as evidenced by a recent turn of events where some dancers have indefinitely pulled out over pay disputes.

I watched my mother, sister die

14th September 2016

27-year old Koga English of Kgari village, is still in a shock after losing four of his family members in two separate road accidents in a period of hours.

Mystery deaths rock Kgari royal family

14th September 2016

The royal family of Kgari village is in mourning after they lost four family members to two freak accidents. First it was the son, Uyapo English, who died Friday in Gaborone in a freak car accident; then the next morning it was his mother and his sister in another crash in Tsamaya.

Moswaane chickens out

13th September 2016

Francistown West Member of Parliament (MP), Ignatius Moswaane has on Monday withdrawn assault charges against Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Chairperson for the Francistown South branch, Ford Moiteela, who is alleged to have rained blows on the MP sometime in April.

Overuse of antibiotics endanger children’s health

13th September 2016

Children are becoming powerless to fight off common infections because the antibiotics they take are unable to kill the bacteria involved, experts warn.

A beautiful life tragically cut short

13th September 2016

Well-known Gaborone socialite and personality Tsholofelo ‘Tebby’ Gasennelwe Ngwakwena (34) met her demise on Wednesday at the hands of her enraged part-time gardener, James Pelosele (25), who killed her in cold blood before handing himself to the police.

‘You can have any post, not the presidency’

13th September 2016

President Ian Khama is willing to offer the retired Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Commander Lieutenant General Gaolathe Galebotswe anything that he will like to do except for the position of the president of the republic.

African Court to train journalists on human rights reporting

13th September 2016

The Midweek Sun’s Irene Shone, together with Mmegi’s Ulla Setswalo flew out of the country today for  the African Court Journalism training that begins tomorrow in Arusha Tanzania. 

BOT50 splashes P1million for Ghetto

13th September 2016

BOT50 Francistown chairperson Keba Simon Bogatsu has given Francistown performing artists money exceeding P500 000 as payment for showcasing their talent during Saturday’s musical cultural festival at the Fracistown’s old stadium.

Gardener accused of murdering his employer following a dispute over money

5th September 2016

A 25-year-old man is alleged to have murdered his employer, Tsholofelo Gasennelwe following a dispute over money this week. Recent reports are that the accused, who works as a gardener believed the deceased owed him money.


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