Monday, 26 Jun 2017
Botswana Telecommunication Corporation has relocated its service centre from KB mall to Railparl Mall as part of its strategy to better serve and enhance its customer’ experience.
Monday, 26 Jun 2017
Former South African President Thabo Mbeki says with the passing of Masire, the African continent has lost a humble giant whose exemplary life has made all of us proudly African.
Monday, 26 Jun 2017
Tributes have continued to pour in for the late former President Sir Ketumile Masire.

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Thursday, 15 Jun 2017
The case in which opposition party, BCP is challenging the introduction of the controversial electronic voting machines, is due to start at the Francistown High Court before Judge Justice Lot Moroka. The BCP dragged the government to court arguing that the introduction of the machines is unconstitutional. The party also argues that EVMs violates the fundamental democratic principles of transparency and openness required for elections, adding that the machines can be tampered with and are therefore unsafe to be used for choosing a government.
Wednesday, 14 Jun 2017
An outspoken BDP councillor who took on President Ian Khama for his public support for Mokgweetsi Masisi has declined to link his suspension from the party, to the perceived attack on the president. Lerala councilor Kabo Ketshogile appealed to Khama to stop his public support of the Vice president Masisi in the race for the ruling BDP chairmanship, during the National Council held in Gaborone in March. He told the president that the move was likely to resuscitate factions that ravaged the party in the past.
Saturday, 10 Jun 2017
Scores of residents in Lobatse have yet again raised concerns over the town council's failure to consistently collect domestic refuse. It has been three weeks without refuse collection in some parts of Lobatse and some Residents have raised concerns over health hazards. One Pitikwe ward resident, Janet Moswela said the council has never engaged them as to why refuse has not been collected. She said the bins are full and they pose serious health hazards as all types of liters are left unattended.
Saturday, 10 Jun 2017
The opposition, BMD executives will this afternoon hold a meeting in Lobatse to update constituents about the state of the party in the wake of reports of instability within the opposition. The BMD has been of recent grabbing newspaper headlines suggesting that there was no peace within the party. In a brief interview this morning, Boswelatlou ward councilor under the UDC ticket, Themba Stimela briefly said the meeting is meant to update the constituents about the state of the party.
Saturday, 10 Jun 2017
Three asylum seekers and their children who were recently released from Francistown center for illegal immigrants after the high court ordered their release have been sheltered at the Dukwi refugee camp. The three had approached the high court challenging their prolonged detention at the center after their application for refugee status were rejected. Their attorney, Morgan Moseki told Gabz Fm news that his clients have been given tents and food rations at Dukwi refugee camp.
Friday, 09 Jun 2017
Wilderness Holdings Limited, a tourism firm linked to President Ian Khama, has withdrawn its bid to buy Air Botswana. In a statement, Wilderness Holdings says it pulled out from the plan after careful deliberation and that it has advised the government of its decision. The government had announced the firm as the preferred bidder for the privatisation of the national airline, with the Transport Minister saying the government wants to start discussions with the company regarding the bid.
Friday, 09 Jun 2017
Politicians and civil servants have been encouraged to work together in order to serve Batswana efficiently. Speaking at Gantsi District Council Excellence Awards this week, Gantsi District Council secretary Odirile Mabaila said a district that is wide as Gantsi needs politicians and public servants to put aside their differences in order to make Gantsi a district of choice. Meanwhile, the local authority recognised best performers in all departments with the highlight of the day going to Mokganedi Lemogang who scoped the Best Council employee award.
Friday, 09 Jun 2017
President Ian Khama has expressed concern about some people who he says continue to attack him. Addressing a kgotla meeting in Francistown yesterday, Khama said some people are criticising his presidency even though he is trying his level best to address challenges affecting Batswana. He revealed that there is a lot of competing priority issues such as the provision of quality education that need money but government coffers are not enough.
Friday, 09 Jun 2017
The government is said to have spent a P113 million on the country's golden jubilee Bot50 last year. The Youth, Sports and Culture Permanent Secretary Kago Ramokate says to date, the costs of the Jubilee totals to 113 million Pula despite having other outstanding permits which are pending due to disputes between his ministry and some service providers. Ramokate was giving an account before the Public Accounts Committee PAC but could not provide a breakdown of the millions spent.
Friday, 09 Jun 2017
Kutlwano Police in Francistown is investigating a case in which a 21-year-old Botho University student committed suicide by hanging himself with a wire near the institution’s premises. Station Commander, Superintendent Neo Serumola told Gabz Fm news that the deceased was discovered by a passerby. Serumola revealed that the man’s body was decomposed as it seems he committed suicide a few days ago. The deceased did not leave behind a suicide note.

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