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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Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017
Stepping Stones International in collaboration with the European Union is embarking on a campaign to advocate and focus on child protection on sexual abuse and exploitation. The campaign dubbed ‘ke boikarabelo jwa rona’ is a follow up to the 2014, 2015 campaign that was designed to combat the escalating problem of child sexual abuse and exploitation in Botswana under the name, ‘gaining traction by action’. Stepping Stones International Human Rights Advisor and Project Coordinator, Chirwah Mahloko says the campaign began last year and will be coming to an end this year.
Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017
Former BCP spokesperson, Taolo Lucas, says his campaign message to the people of Tsetsebjwe over the long weekend, was that the ruling BDP can't be trusted as it has failed to fulfil its promises to them. Lucas told Gabz FM News that Tsetsebjwe villages have long been promised a number of development projects which have not seen the light of day. This according to Lucas includes the tarring of Tsetsebjwe-Moletemane road, construction of a police station and a bridge over the Limpopo River at Zanzibar border post.
Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017
Former senior BCP official, Taolo Lucas, who narrowly lost the Bobonong parliamentary seat to Shaw Kgathi of the BDP, in the 2014 general elections, has launched an early campaign to wrestle the constituency from the ruling party in 2019. Lucas told Gabz FM news that he decided to concentrate on Tesetsebjwe this past Easter weekend, because the village was key in the BCP loss in 2014.
Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017
The battle between warring unions, BOPEU and BOFEPUSU, is far from over. BOPEU is heading to the Court of Appeal today, against a ruling by Justice Tshepo Motswagole earlier this month, in which he nullified the unilateral decision by the government to award salary increment to non-unionised employees and those who are not admitted into the Bargaining Council. The court held that the scope of the PSBC covers all public servants, including the non - unionized, and the unionized who are outside the PSBC.
Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017
Wage talks at the public service bargaining council have hit a snag, with BOFEPUSU threatening to take legal action. It is claimed that the 2016/2017 salary negotiations were halted yesterday as government and BOFEPUSU failed to agree on the agenda of the meeting. While BOFEPUSU wanted progress on the talks, the government apparently wanted the agenda to be changed to include an item on the compliance to the bargaining council constitution.
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017
Employees at PASDEC Automotive Technologies plant in Lobatse, returned to work over the weekend, following an intervention by the town’s leadership, that led to an end to a three-day strike last week. Over 500 employees went on strike last Monday at the harness manufacturing company, demanding salary increments among other issues. The striking workers had also raised concerns that they were working without proper safety clothing at the plant.
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017
A Principal Bench Clerk at the Francistown Magistrate court, Patrick Gaborekwe, has pleaded guilty to two counts of stealing by a public servant. 33-year-old Gaborekwe stole two court files belonging to Meshack Morapedi and Future Gobagoba who were convicted of rape. Gaborekwe allegedly stole the court files in November two years ago. He will appear before the court on 28th of this month for facts reading.
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017
Botswana Public Employees Union, BOPEU remains calm despite the meeting scheduled for this afternoon to resume the business of the Public Service Bargaining Council PSBC. The meeting this afternoon will make way for the 2016 / 2017 salary negotiations for civil servants. Speaking to Gabz Fm news this morning, BOPEU Secretary General, Topias Marenga said that today's meeting is just procedure of the PSBC to ensure that the union representing employees still holds the requirements to be part of the PSBC.
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017
Charges of unlawful possession of rough diamonds against Zimbabwean man, Japhet Chaganda, have been dropped. He was arrested last month in Francistown in possession of three stones suspected to be diamonds. During his first court appearance, Chaganda pleaded his innocence saying the stones were from his churc Withdrawing the charges, Prosecutor Rodger Bosena, said the stones were taken for testing and they were found not to be diamonds. Chaganda is currently facing a single count of entering Botswana while declared a prohibited immigrant.
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017
Government has once again been criticised that it cares about diamonds more than children in this country. Love Botswana Outreach Mission Centre Pastor, Gary Pelotshweu, claims some children are still unsafe adding that those living with disability are also being discriminated. Pelotshweu says some parents go to work and shebeens leaving their disabled children behind locked inside houses. Pelotshweu has called for government to provide laws that will protect the rights of the unfortunate children, such as the disabled

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