Archive for April 6th, 2010

source: Mmegi
Staff Writer

The public has been warned to look out for car hijackers who pose as commuters at different bus stops.

Botswana Police Spokesperson, Dipheko Motube told Mmegi yesterday that there are car hijackers who pretend to be asking for lifts on different bus stops and have been doing that for a long time.

“There are hot spots that we have identified. They are normally in Taung, Sebele filling station, Gabane Junction, Tsolamosese, Mogoditshane, Kanye road and Metsimotlhabe,” he revealed.

He, however, promised that Botswana police working together with Botswana Defence Force patrol teams will be patrolling these spots to help prevent cases of car hijacks and other criminal activities. “We will be there in our uniforms as a measure to prevent crime and there are also those officers who will not be in uniforms to arrest those suspected of [continue reading]


source: IOL
April 05 2010 at 05:01PM

The ANC Youth League president Julius Malema’s singing of a traditional ANC struggle song, containing the words “shoot the boer” should not be linked to the murder of Eugene Terre’Blanche.

“The ANC is concerned and worried about the continued utterances by some political parties, particularly the AWB, Freedom Front [Plus] and AfriForum, who have linked the death to the singing by Malema of the struggle song ‘Ayesaba amagwala’ (cowards are running) in some recent public gatherings,” African National Congress spokesman Jackson Mthembu said in a statement.

He said any claims that blacks intended to harm other race groups, in particular whites, were “baseless and [continue reading]