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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Wednesday, 07 Jun 2017
The opposition coalition, Umbrella for Democratic Change, is yet to respond to demands for more constituencies by the Botswana Peoples Party. Sources within the UDC say UDC leader Duma Boko, met with BPP President Motlatsi Molapisi over the weekend to discuss the matter. The BPP has been given four constituencies to field candidates under the UDC. The party is demanding four more constituencies; namely Mmadinare, Nata-Gweta, Tati East and Francistown West constituencies.
Tuesday, 06 Jun 2017
The government is said to have already invested P980 million into the liquidated Phikwe based BCL mine according to testimony was given by a senior official with the Minerals Ministry, Obolokile Obakeng. Giving account before the Public Accounts Committee, PAC, Obakeng said the money was to care for and maintain the mine while the Botswana Mining Development Company worked around the clock in sourcing a potential investor for the mine. The payment of the liquidator who is accountable to the High Court is said to have also been inclusive in the 980 million Pula.
Tuesday, 06 Jun 2017
An emergency Parents and Teachers Association meeting held at Kopano Primary School yesterday has resolved to seek the help of Phikwe mayor, Molosiwa Molosiwa, to secure payment of school fees for children of former BCL employees. One of the affected parents told Gabz FM News that the school management informed them at the meeting that the arrears owed by government have accumulated to over a Million Pula for the two terms of this year.
Tuesday, 06 Jun 2017
The education ministry has endorsed the transportation of school pupils in a donkey cart. The accounting officer in the Ministry of Education, Grace Muzila told the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee, that the initiative is the brain child of Parent Teacher Associations, in some parts of the country. She said government approved the mode of transport, as it realised that it will assist in ensuring that students will attend school classes and do not have to walk long distances of up to ten kilometres to their respective schools.
Tuesday, 06 Jun 2017
Scores of mineworkers at Lerala Diamond Mine have expressed their frustrations at the uncertainty they face, and many unanswered questions regarding their future, following the closure of the mine. The workers told union and governor officials who addressed them yesterday that many live in rented houses in the village, which they cannot afford to maintain without their jobs. The employees say they have not been paid their May salaries, while some of them who are deemed essential are expected to continue working.
Tuesday, 06 Jun 2017
Lerala Diamond Mine director, Spencer Kaisara, says there is a possibility that the troubled mine could be bought by some Chinese investors. He told employees yesterday that the investors, who are scheduled to visit the mine next week Monday, have had problems obtaining Visas but expressed hope that the matter will be resolved this week so the visit can go ahead. He said the new investors have indicated that they can only make a decision to buy the mine after a site visit.
Tuesday, 06 Jun 2017
Police in Lobatse have launched investigations into a road accident in which one person was killed at the Nnywane temporary bridge over the weekend. Woodhall station commander Tebogo Madisa, says it appears the driver lost control of his Honda Fit vehicle, and it swerved at the Bailey bridge and went into the river. He was certified dead upon arrival at Athlone Hospital.
Monday, 05 Jun 2017
Top officials in the Minerals ministry are yet to meet employees of the Lerala Diamond Mine, almost a week after the mine closed. An official of the Botswana Mine Workers Union, Abel Buka, expressed concern that up to now neither the minister, Sadique Kebonang, not any of his top lieutenants have shown up in Lerala to address the plight of the stranded employees. Buka said the only contact they've had with the minister and his officials so far has been on the phone.
Monday, 05 Jun 2017
The Ministry of Basic Education is to establish the Botswana Teaching Professionals' Council, a professional regulatory body that monitors the teaching profession. The ministry says the council's main functions, will be to regulate the teaching profession, maintain professional and ethical standards, licence teachers and review as well as advise on professional standards of teachers, amongst others.
Monday, 05 Jun 2017
At least 15 people were yesterday rushed to hospital after a gas explosion at a Choppies store in Francistown. Details of the blast are still sketchy but eyewitnesses say the explosion happened in the kitchen area. The supermarket was temporarily shut down as police conducted their investigations.

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