Thursday, 27 Apr 2017
Music lovers, fans and friends of the late hip hop artist Vincent Tiro, better known as Steez, are due to descend upon civic centre in Gaborone, to remember the late rapper.
Thursday, 27 Apr 2017
The Gantsi community is calling for the Gantsi Agricultural show financial report to be audited, following allegations of mismanagement of funds.
Thursday, 27 Apr 2017
Defense Justice and Security Minister, Shaw Kgathi says he intends to table a bill to amend the penal code in the July parliamentary session.

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Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017
Tourism Minister, Tshekedi Khama, is to give evidence before the Maun Magistrates Court as a state witness in a forgery case against Walking Stick Travel Tours Director, Philemon Kamogelo. Minister Khama was scheduled to appear yesterday but the Prosecution said that due to the minister’s commitments he could not make it to court. The prosecution says they cannot proceed with the case without the minister’s evidence as a key witness in the matter.
Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017
The Umbrella for Democratic Change says it is not worried by a late entrant in the Tlokweng parliamentary by-election, Shirley Segokgo. The former MP surprised many during nominations on Friday when she announced that she will stand as an independent candidate. Apparently, her party, the BDP, was also caught by surprise. Political analysts say there is a possibility of split votes amongst the three candidates, Shirley Segokgo, Elijah Katse of the BDP and Kenneth Segokgo of the UDC.
Monday, 24 Apr 2017
Three of the demonstrators who were campaigning against the introduction of the Electronic Voting Machine, EVM were this morning arrested and charged. NoToEVMs campaign team leader, Obakeng Matlou, says the three were arrested during a demonstration at the airport junction traffic lights. He says the campaign aims to sensitize and educate the public about the recently introduced electronic voting machines, which will be used in the next general elections.
Monday, 24 Apr 2017
The Land Management minister, Prince Maele has called on members of the Land boards to repossess and evict squatters with the aim of addressing land shortage in Botswana. Maele was this morning addressing an orientation of members of the Land boards from across the country in Gaborone on some of the challenges facing the land departments. The minister called on land board officials to act promptly in dealing with squatters as their increasing numbers continues to be a challenge.
Monday, 24 Apr 2017
A 40 year old man, Zimbabwe Moyo has been sentenced to two years behind bars by the Francistown magistrate court for child trafficking. Moyo was arrested near Matsiloje village early this month attempting to ferry two minors aged 3 and 8 years to South Africa. The two young children did not have travellers’ documents. The jail term was suspended on condition that Moyo does not commit a similar offence. He was also fined 10 thousand pula payable before the 24th of next month failure of which he will be imprisoned for three years.
Monday, 24 Apr 2017
Mozambican president, Felipe Nyusi arrived this morning in Botswana on a three-day State Visit. He was received by his counterpart, President Ian Khama this morning at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport. It will be his first State Visit to Botswana and it follows a visit to Mozambique by President Ian Khama in 2015. During the visit, the two Presidents will deliberate on issues of mutual interest and explore ways and means of deepening relations between the two countries. Botswana and Mozambique established formal diplomatic relations in 1975.
Monday, 24 Apr 2017
The world's first vaccine against malaria will be introduced in three countries - Ghana, Kenya and Malawi - starting in 2018. The RTS,S vaccine trains the immune system to attack the malaria parasite, which is spread by mosquito bites. The World Health Organization, WHO said the jab had the potential to save tens of thousands of lives. But it is not yet clear if it will be feasible to use in the poorest parts of the world. The vaccine needs to be given four times - once a month for three months and then a fourth dose 18 months later.
Monday, 24 Apr 2017
Police in Rakops are still investigating an incident in which a local celebrity, Vincent Tiro, popularly known as Steez is said to have died in a car accident near Rakops over the weekend. Rakops Station Commander, Superintendent Makgothe Oageng told Gabz fm news that it is suspected that Steez was the driver of a Toyota Run X that collided with a Nissan Hardbody and both cars burnt to ashes. Oageng says both drivers were trapped inside the burning vehicles but only the one driving a Nissan Hardbody managed to be rescued by the public.
Monday, 24 Apr 2017
In Lobatse, depilated Athlone hospital will this year be refurbished and upgraded to a modern hospital at a tune of 300 million Pula. Addressing a Kgotla meeting recently, MP for Lobatse, Sadique Kebonang said the hospital maintenance has long been overdue hence the need for total re build and maintenance. Athlone hospital has several challenges that include bad roads within the hospital and the boiler which is usually down leading to some patients reportedly using cold water to bath.
Monday, 24 Apr 2017
The race for the Tlokweng Constituency by-election intensifies as former Specially Elected Member of Parliament MP, Shirley Segokgo joins the race. The constituency that became vacant after the passing of the then MP, Same Bathobakae last year is due to hold its by-election on the 13th May 2017. In an interview with Gabz Fm news, Shirley Segokgo said that she can only confirm that she will be standing for the elections as an independent candidate and that she submitted her name this past Friday as it is her constitutional right as a Botswana citizen.

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