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.

Latest News

Monday, 24 Apr 2017
Government has expressed concern at what is calls allegations suggesting that it has been refusing to negotiate at the Public Service Bargaining Council. In a statement, government says its representatives have always remained ready and willing to engage their Trade Union Party counterparts, who have been admitted to the Bargaining Council. It says a meeting was held last week, in which both Employer and Trade Union Party representatives were in attendance.
Mozambican president, Felipe Nyusi is due to land in Gaborone this morning on a three-day State Visit. 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
Researchers say tourism has largely failed to make significant contribution to rural developments in the Okavango Delta where it is however concentrated. A Research Scholar at the Okavango Research Institute, Patricia Madigele attributes the failure due to weak linkages of tourism with the domestic economy of the area particularly the agricultural sector. Speaking at the world heritage day commemoration held in Maun this past week, Madigele highlighted that tourism is however the second largest economic sector after diamonds productions.
Thursday, 20 Apr 2017
Police say road accidents during the Easter holiday decreased compared to the same period last year. A statement from the Botswana police shows a decrease of 17.6 percent in the total number of general road accidents that happened during the period. However, the number of fatal crashes has increased from five in 2016 to 7 this year with fatalities increasing also from five to seven.
Thursday, 20 Apr 2017
Attorney Morgan Moseki has written a letter to the Attorney General demanding the release of hundreds of asylum seekers from Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo and Namibia who are detained at Francistown Center for Illegal Immigrants. Moseki told Gabz Fm news that he has given the Attorney General 14 days to have released the asylum seekers or else he will take the government to court. He revealed that government is ill-treating the asylum seekers as their children are denied access to education.
Thursday, 20 Apr 2017
Justice Monametsi Gaongalelwe is expected to hear the appeal by BOPEU for a stay in a case against BOFEPUSU after dismissing an application to have himself recused from the case by BOFEPUSU. Before dismissing the case at the court of appeal yesterday, Justice Gaongalelwe heads an application by Advocate Duma Boko who is representing BOFEPUSU to have Gaongalelwe recuse himself from the case following a judgment by Justice Tafa last month regarding the constitutionality of the appointment of members of the court of appeal.
The Court of Appeal has ruled that President Ian Khama acted unlawfully in declining to appoint attorney Omphemetse Motumise as a high court judge. A panel of five judges agreed unanimously yesterday that the President is not entitled to turn down the recommendations of the Judicial Service Commission, which determines when to fill the vacancy. In 2015, the Law Society and Motumise filed an application against the President and the Judicial Service Commission following the latter’s recommendation to appoint Motumise as a judge and the President’s refusal to do so.
Thursday, 20 Apr 2017
A fierce battle for the Selebi Phikwe mayoral seat is looming, as three BDP councillors line up for the covered seat. The current mayor, Leonard Mojuta, will face a challenge from his deputy, Molefhi Pilane and former mayor and fellow nominated councillor, Molosiwa Molosiwa. Both Pilane and Molosiwa, have confirmed their intentions to challenge Mojuta, while the incumbent has declined to discuss the race.
Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017
The local citizens have been encouraged to adopt children in need of families. Love Botswana Outreach Mission Centre Pastor, Gary Pelotshweu says only a lot more of non-citizens are showing interest in adopting children. Pelotshweu urged Batswana that they can alternatively foster children and provide them with a place where they can be safe and grow. Pelotshweu says they discourage the institutionalization of children but rather want to see them brought up in families.
Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017
A university of Botswana student has embarked on a campaign to raise awareness and help women in Botswana know about cervical cancer. The 24 year old, Lesedi Tsholofelo says the campaign came about after discovering that there is an increasing number of cervical cancer in Botswana that may be caused by lack of information or ignorance hence this event. Tsholofelo says the event which will be at the university this coming Friday will include tests for cervical cancer by medical personnel as well as the cancer association of Botswana amongst others.

Pages