Judge warns media against ‘negative commentary’ in AFM church pastor saga

High Court Judge Dr. Zein Kebonang has warned the media to desist from influencing and creating perception about cases or accused persons. Advocate Kebonang expressed these sentiments when hearing a bail application by Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) Pastor, Mooketsi Mogomotsi last week.

9th May 2017

AFM pastor is a free man for now

9th May 2017

Granted bail after appealing to the High Court

I miss home like anybody else – Blackbeard

9th May 2017

But I have work to do

Captured fugitives betray each other

9th May 2017

Mthokodzisi Sibanda, a captured fugitive dropped another bombshell on his co-accused this week Tuesday when he suddenly changed his plea.Sibanda who has long pleaded not guilty to the charge of escaping from lawful custody, shocked his co-accused in a fully-packed courtroom when he said that he wanted to change his plea. A charge sheet was read to him and a new plea of ‘guilty’ was recorded. First to feel the heat was Godwin Mapunganyika who changed his plea out of the blue a fortnight ago.

Botho University student shoots himself

9th May 2017

A 23-year-old Botho University student allegedly shot himself with a shot gun in Borolong over the past weekend. According to reliable sources, the young man committed suicide after his parents left for church. “He was apparently fine when they left home. He did not seem to be disturbed in any way,” the source said.
Members of his family were shocked to discover his body lying in a pool of blood in his bedroom when they returned home from church.

‘How a car crash changed my life’

9th May 2017


In a split second, Lebogang Monamisi’s world changed forever. One moment she was enjoying her youth and the next, paralyzed from the waist down. But she says the experience has made her even more determined to achieve her dreams and live a full life.

HIV/NCDs pose major threat for Botswana

2nd May 2017

Chief Executive Officer of the African Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Partnerships (ACHAP), Dr Jerome Mafeni has warned against ignoring the link between HIV/AIDS and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) as the country faces the double burden of the killer diseases.

Healthy lifestyle helps avoid Non-Communicable Diseases

2nd May 2017

Health and Wellness Minister, Dorcus Makgato says the prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases has been the greatest public health threat to the country’s development in the last few decades.

BMD decides fate of estranged youth congress

2nd May 2017

Botswana Movement for Democratic Change (BMD) National Executive Committee is expected to decide on its postponed youth league elective congress either today or tomorrow.

Thutlwe retains seat as Gabs Mayor

2nd May 2017

Gaborone City Council Mayor Kagiso Thutlwe yesterday retained his seat against challenger and comrade Rodah Sekgororoane.

Sekgororoane defies UDC

2nd May 2017

Councillor for Tlogatloga Ward in Gaborone Bonnington North, Rhoda Sekgororoane is soon expected to face the music for defying the party caucus resolution, The Midweek Sun has learnt.

Molokomme appointed Botswana’s Ambassador to Brussels

2nd May 2017

Nkoloi, Palai redeployed

‘Khama’s absence at UN not a big deal’

2nd May 2017

Botswana’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Charles Ntwaagae says it does not make any difference whether President Lt. Gen. Dr Ian Khama attends the United Nations general assembly or doesn’t.

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