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Pharmacy manager from Zimbabwe arrested for stealing P700 000 from her employer in Botswana

She had fled her country of Zimbabwe in search of greener pastures. Having landed the ultimate job as a manager at Mega Drugstore, a pharmacy in Francistown, she has now been arrested for theft and fraud. 42-year-old Tichaidza Taurona-mavuchira’s sticky fingers are said to stretch back to September 2015, from which time she reportedly helped herself to P700,000 before her alleged thieving was uncovered earlier this year.

  2 months ago ago
Pharmacy manager from Zimbabwe arrested for stealing P700 000 from her employer in Botswana

SOCIETY

Zimbabwean arrested for stealing Toyota Hilux in Botswana caught lying and blames poverty back home

A Zimbabwean national who was arrested for stealing a Toyota Hilux vehicle has blamed the crime on poverty back home. He told the Francistown magistrates Court that the situation back in Zimbabwe had driven him to Botswana to look for a job. After failing to get a job as he was in the country illegally, he then decided to steal the car. "I have two children and a sick mother back home. I was driven by poverty to come to Botswana and enter the country illegally. I have never stolen in my whole life and I will

  1 year ago ago
Zimbabwean arrested for stealing Toyota Hilux in Botswana caught lying and blames poverty back home

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Business man pleads with his run away wife to come back home or pay back his Lobola

What does a man do when his wife leaves their matrimonial home and does not return. A well known Botswana business man Bongani Solomon from Francistown is heartbroken and distraught. Three years after tying the knot with his second wife Amantle Taziba, the self-professed street hustler is facing another marital storm.

  5 months ago ago
Business man pleads with his run away wife to come back home or pay back his Lobola

SOCIETY

Baby found dumped in a black bag.

Police are appealing to members of the public to help identify the family or relatives of a deceased baby girl who is estimated to be between 2 and 3 years. The baby was found wrapped in a black bag at the Francistown bus rank waiting room. Francistown police station commander Lebang Maniki confirmed in an interview that the suspect was still at large while preliminary investigations revealed that the suspect might have killed the victim before putting her body in a bag.

  2 months ago ago
Baby found dumped in a black bag.

JUSTICE

Aggressive Zimbabwean husband who 'disciplined' his wife with an axe jailed

A man from Zimbabwe who thought it wise to settle an argument with his wife by hitting her on the head with a weapon suspected to be an axe is in hot water. Njabulu Siziba, 36, stood in the Francistown magistrates court accused of repeatedly hitting Linrose Dube with a sharp object on the head.

  3 months ago ago
Aggressive Zimbabwean husband who 'disciplined' his wife with an axe jailed

SOCIETY

Illegal Zimbabwean in hot water after beating his Botswana girlfriend

At least if one is in a foreign country illegally then they must stay within the confines of the law otherwise the arrest will not be pleasant. At least that is how a Zimbabwean man found out after he beat up his girlfriend in Botswana following a misunderstanding. The incident happened at Gerald Estate when 43 year old Siphelani Chigonera took out his belt and pelted his 54 year old lover Theresa Mooketsi.

  3 months ago ago
Illegal Zimbabwean in hot water after beating his Botswana girlfriend

JUSTICE

Illegal Immigrant in Botswana court after salary dispute goes horribly wrong

The number of Zimbabwean's committing crime in other countries continues rising.The crimes are swiftly moving from theft to murder. A Zimbabwean man, Ntando Moyo, was arraigned before a Francistown Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday afternoon in connection of with the death of a 74-year-old at Gulushabe Lands near Tonota.

  8 months ago ago
Illegal Immigrant in Botswana court after salary dispute goes horribly wrong

JUSTICE

Zimbabwean man jailed for slapping neighbours teenage daughter in Botswana

There is an old adage which states that when one is in Rome, he must do what the Romans do.But a Zimbabwean based in Botswana did what he does when his home and found himself in trouble with the law.Milton Mfundisa was at his lodgings in Francistown when one of the tenants in his yard was having a tense confrontation with her rebellious teenage daughter.

  8 months ago ago
Zimbabwean man jailed for slapping neighbours teenage daughter in Botswana

SOCIETY

Botswana police search for Zimbabwean woman who allegedly snatched baby. "I was left holding bread"

The joy of mother hood turned into pain for 31 year old Kelebogile Chipoye, just four weeks after giving birth.

  10 months ago ago
Botswana police search for Zimbabwean woman who allegedly snatched baby.

SPORTS

Zimbabwe stalwart Onismor Bhasera reveals how he stays relevant with peers his age being offloaded

Onismor Bhasera is an evergreen campaigner for SuperSport United and recently had a remarkable return to the Zimbabwe national team. He is likely to stay in the fold for the World Cup qualifiers against Bafana Bafana that start in September. Onismor Bhasera did not hesitate when the call came.

  8 months ago ago
Zimbabwe stalwart Onismor Bhasera reveals how he stays relevant with peers his age being offloaded

SOCIETY

How I got scammed| just in

The year was 2013. I was going to start my grade 8. So, I was given money to buy school shoes. My friend was supposed to buy hers too. We agreed to meet on Saturday to go and buy the shoes. Saturday came, my mood was high, and I was wearing shades with my pink slingback.

  5 months ago ago
How I got scammed| just in

SOCIETY

Francistown top cop exposed for targeting shops that aren't Covid-19 compliant in search of bribes

Botswana shop owners are living in fear of being raided anytime by a rogue man in blue. There’s a uniformed and angry man on the loose. Business owners in Francistown are apparently at the mercy of one supposedly corrupt police officer stationed at Central Police Station who has turned their lives into a living hell.

  8 months ago ago
Francistown top cop exposed for targeting shops that aren't Covid-19 compliant in search of bribes

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

A Businessman Implores His Fugitive Wife To Return Home Or Pay Back His Lobola.

How does a man respond when his better half leaves their wedding home and doesn't return. A notable Botswana financial specialist Bongani Solomon from Francistown is devastated and distressed. Three years in the wake of sealing the deal with his second spouse Amantle Taziba, oneself declared road hawker is confronting another conjugal tempest.

  5 months ago ago
A Businessman Implores His Fugitive Wife To Return Home Or Pay Back His Lobola.

JUSTICE

She refused to bear a child with me but was impregnated by another man

The man who killed his pregnant girlfriend for being impregnated by another man is now facing the music in court. A former police officer in Francistown, Atlholang Mojanki, who in 2014 killed his pregnant ex-lover, Bokani Socks, in cold blood, will soon be prematurely reunited with his ancestors through the hangman’s noose.

  6 months ago ago
She refused to bear a child with me but was impregnated by another man

ENTERTAINMENT

Menzile Chester #1 Gospel RAPPER

There’s a thin line between talented and gifted artists in the music industry, in so much that talent needs consistent practice to maintain a level of being content, where’s gifted artists automatically operates in a state of satisfaction without even trying harder. Gift can be shared, and that brings us to this phenomenal artist. Menzile Chester is a female gospel rapper from Botswana Francistown, her God given gift in music is making waves across the globe. Her career took off in 2018 when her song titled;

  11 months ago ago
Menzile Chester #1 Gospel RAPPER

TRAVEL

6 traveling safety tips during Covid-19 you should know

Crime and Law in Botswana: 6 Travel Safety Tips Coronavirus (COVID-19) and tour: The scenario around the sector is changing dramatically. Various governments have modified their tour warnings to restrict travel during this time. To recognize how this can effect cover below your coverage, please visit our FAQs and pick your u . S . Of house. For the brand new travel warnings and indicators around the arena, examine approximately lockdowns and border regulations. Botswana is one of the safer international locations

  1 year ago ago
6 traveling safety tips during Covid-19 you should know

SOCIETY

Breaking: Botswana hangs two men who murdered women, drawing mixed reaction on social media

Botswana hangs two men who murdered women, drawing mixed reaction on social media.  Tweeps are saying that they support capital punishment therefore it reduces the number of perpetrators, this is the main reason why Botswana has a low crime rate. Who would perpetually commit crime knowing that they will die in this manner? It was mentioned that in Botswana a murderer doesn’t have rights like in South Africa, Here you can kill as many times you want and you still deserve a good life in prison. Many people

  11 months ago ago
Breaking: Botswana hangs two men who murdered women, drawing mixed reaction on social media