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, 18 Apr 2017
Hardly 24 hours after Selebi Phikwe Police issued a warning about an accident hotspot along the Phikwe-Serule road, a fatal accident occurred on the exact spot the police warned motorists about. Phikwe Station Traffic Officer, Superintendent Semakaleng Matlhake, said a 36 year-old man, who was a passenger in a Honda Fit died when the car hit a cow, a few metres from the Damochujenaa turn-off.
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017
Wage talks at the public service bargaining council for the 2016/2017 increment are due to resume this afternoon. The meeting was postponed last week as a ruling on a BOPEU urgent court application to interdict the talks, was delivered late, and so parties could not prepare for the negotiations on Wednesday last week. The court case, instigated by BOPEU, had sought the court to suspend BOFEPUSU from the bargaining council for non-compliance, arguing that it had violated some clauses of the bargaining council.
Thursday, 13 Apr 2017
Tshwaragano Ward councillor, Gaone Majere says he will be contesting for the vice presidency of BMD youth league in the upcoming youth elective congress that will be held in Ramotswa on the 28th of this month. Majere told Gabz Fm news that if he is elected he will resuscitate party structures across the country. He highlighted his lobby list also intend to bring peace in the youth league which has been marred by factionalism. Majere will be contesting for the position with Ludo Nkabiti.
Thursday, 13 Apr 2017
Batswana continue to thrust for land application opportunities at the Tlokweng land board amidst the land shortage in the village that has come to be a concern for Batlokwa. Following an intensive monitoring of the land situation in Tlokweng, Gabz Fm news discovered that the opening of a bid to tender for business plots in the village attracted more than five thousand applications which were sold at a package of 250 Pula a package with a provision of 175 Pula for the youth.
Thursday, 13 Apr 2017
Water Utilities Corporation, WUC, says it has adopted a stepped tariff structure to encourage water conservation. The corporation recently increased its tariffs, with the organisation saying the revision in 2017, 2018 tariffs is expected to result in at least 15 percent increase in revenue. Briefing the media yesterday, WUC CEO, Mmetla Masire said the Corporation has discontinued the 20 Pula minimum, service charge that was applied to all consumers regardless of consumption.
Thursday, 13 Apr 2017
The meeting of the public service Bargaining Council that was to have been held yesterday to negotiate the 2016, 2017 salary increment has been postponed to next week. BOFEPUSO says the meeting was postponed as Tuesdays ruling came out late, therefore, there were uncertainties in preparing for the meeting that was schedule for yesterday. The Francistown high court on Tuesday dismissed an urgent court bid by BOPEU to stop salary negotiations at the public service bargaining council.
Thursday, 13 Apr 2017
Water Utilities officials say Molepolole loses almost fifty percent of water due to dilapidated pipes. Briefing the media in Gaborone yesterday, Water Utilities chief executive, Mmetla Masire said pipe bursts are common in the village, leading to immense water loss. Masire says the state company is addressing the issue. Meanwhile, water restrictions are to remain in place despite the healthy status of various sources of water. Masire said this is to ensure that available water is carefully used so it lasts until the rainy season.
Thursday, 13 Apr 2017
Huge traffic volumes are expected on the country’s major roads today as holidaymakers travel to various destinations for the Easter long weekend. Some pilgrims will be travelling to their respective places of worship. Scores of ZCC members will be passing through border gates to South Africa to attend their annual pilgrimage in Moria in the Limpopo province.
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017
One of the recaptured prison escapees, Zimbabwean Godfrey Mapunganyika has pleaded guilty to the charge. Mapunganyika and 17 others escaped from Gerald Center for Illegal Immigrants in Francistown early this year. The fugitives are believed to have used a manhole lid to damage the prison fence before escaping. So far the police have recaptured 10 escapees while 8 Zimbabweans are still on the run. Appearing before Francistown Magistrate, Ishmael Molobe today, Mapunganyika who previously pleaded not guilty to the charge changed his plea.
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017
A 39 year old Zimbabwean man, Phumalapha Ncube has been convicted of rape by the Francistown magistrate court. Ncube was convicted of raping a 14 year old girl at Block 7 location two years ago. The two were neighbours and on that fateful day, Ncube visited the complainant to borrow a cell phone charger. Handing down judgement, Magistrate court Kaveri Kapeko said the complainant is a credible witness as she was consistent when testifying before court. Kapeko concluded that the state has proved its case against the accused person beyond reasonable doubt.

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