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ROBBED AT GUNPOINT

Botswana National Front Vice President Reverend Dr Prince Dibeela escaped death by a whisker when he and ten of his visitors from America were hijacked, beaten and robbed in a dark street by four armed men in Johannesburg, South Africa last Thursday.


10th November 2016

Former copper mine worker sets himself on fire

10th November 2016

Tutume police officers are investigating a case in which a middle-aged man committed suicide last week by setting himself on fire inside a locked car boot.

A bloody Friday at Francistown bus rank

10th November 2016

A student was stabbed with a knife and rushed to Nyangabgwe Hospital where he was treated and discharged on Friday following a skirmish between rival groups of various Francistown secondary schools at the bus rank.

Phikwe hit by manic depression and suicide tendencies

10th November 2016

The anguish and pain continues to rise in the mining town of Selibe Phikwe as former BCL mineworkers are now suffering from depression.

Workshop empowers Albinos to be self-assertive

10th November 2016

People with Albinism face multiple challenges which restrict their daily lives. These include visual impairment and extreme vulnerability to skin infections, negative attitudes and misunderstanding from their communities.

Households to be sprayed to fight Malaria

10th November 2016

The launch of the National Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) to counter Malaria will be done in Xakao village by the riverside this Friday, a day also earmarked for the SADC Malaria Day commemoration.

Khama: Opposition talks will collapse

10th November 2016

In his crystal ball, Botswana Democratic Party leader, President Lt. General Dr. Ian Khama sees the opposition talks between Botswana Congress Party and Umbrella for Democratic Change deadlocking and eventually collapsing because of lack of trust between the two.

Mfa denies fraud charges

10th November 2016

Former Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Nata /Gweta constituency Oliphant Mfa has denied defrauding House of Pizza, but that he only reversed the deal after realising that the owner was a foreigner who had tricked him into believing that he was a Motswana of Indian origin.
The case was supposed to have gone to trial on November 3, 2016 but was pushed to December 7 and 8  before Judge Lot Moroka.

Ramotswa Border Bridge opened

10th November 2016

Drivers and road users from Botswana and South Africa have been warned to desist from driving carelessly as well as taking the law into their hands whenever an accident has happened on the roads linking the two countries.

G-West woman suffers miscarriage after hijack ordeal

1st November 2016

When Tsaone Rodgers set off for a church concert at Maharaj Conference Centre on Saturday evening, she never once imagined that a few hours later she would be hijacked and kidnapped right in front of her home.

Mmatli’s backyard under BDP siege

1st November 2016

Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) Policy Director Dr. Tlamelo Mmatli is a man under siege in his parliamentary constituency – Molepolole South - where he admits the ruling party is eating into his membership.

Women with disabilities fault the country’s constitution

1st November 2016

Women with disabilities face more problems navigating everyday life and are especially vulnerable to abuse and discrimination, but too often their accounts are ignored or dismissed, said disability activist, Boikhutso Majang.

ECO COUTURE FASHION SHOW IMPRESSES

31st October 2016

The first ever Eco couture fashion show by Zero Waste Bw, unearthed a stellar talent from the local designers at the Phakalane Golf Estate on Thursday. The creative fashion designers employed the use of waste material   to create   a runway   adventure.


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