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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Monday, 05 Jun 2017
As the time nears for the ruling BDP’s coming elective congress, Vice President, Mokgweetsi Masisi, is said to be dominating in the Maun East and West constituencies, in the race for party chairmanship against his challenger, Nonofo Molefhi. Information reaching Gabz FM news reveals that majority of Masisi’s allies in both constituencies won the elections of delegates who will participate in the congress to be held in Tonota next month.
Monday, 05 Jun 2017
Children of former BCL employees face the possibility of being kicked out of private school as the government has defaulted on the promise made last year. One of the affected schools, Kopano, is due to meet with the parents, in what the school says is an effort map the way forward. The affected pupils were issued with letters last week, reminding parents about the non-payment, with the second term of the school calendar drawing to a close.
Friday, 02 Jun 2017
Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority, BOCRA has approved new tariffs for mobile network operators aimed at reducing the cost to consumers. Briefing the media earlier today, BOCRA acting CEO, Tshoganetso Kepaletswe says the new tariffs aim to eliminate off net premiums and ensure that mobile operators charge consumers the same tariff for On Net and Off Net calls. This would ultimately mean that when one calls Be Mobile using a Mascom number, or orange there will be no additional charge which will see consumers paying the same tariffs for On Net and Off Net calls.
Friday, 02 Jun 2017
The Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union, BOSETU, says teachers need to be thanked and applauded, for the immense and tireless efforts towards the development of the country. In a statement marking Teacher's Day, BOSETU Secretary General, Tobokani Rari, said teachers have taught, trained and produced skilled manpower, and human resource for the country from scratch, since the period that the country attained independence in 1966.
Friday, 02 Jun 2017
Minister responsible for minerals, Sadique Kebonang has dispatched the commissioner of mines to Lerala, to enquire about the closure of a diamond mine owned by an Australian firm, Kimberly Diamonds. Kebonang told Gabz Fm news that he only learnt about the closure of the mine yesterday, saying government was never informed about the decision to shut it down. The closure of the mine has left over 130 miners jobless. The shutdown on Tuesday was its 3rd in its history, following closures in 2009 and 2012.
Thursday, 01 Jun 2017
The long delayed construction of the Platjaan Bridge is set to finally start, after the regional diversification body, SPEDU, yesterday unveiled signed contracts with the contractor and resident engineer of the project. The project will be undertaken by a local construction company, Estate Construction, with Worldfields consultants as Civil Engineering consultants. According to SPEDU CEO, Dr Mokubung Mokubung, the bridge will cost just over One Hundred and Four Milion Pula to build.
Thursday, 01 Jun 2017
Nominated councillor Andy Boatile has withdrawn his candidature for the BDP primary elections in the Francistown South constituency. Boatile told Gabz Fm news that he wants to focus his energy in campaigning for the party Deputy Secretary General position in the upcoming elective congress at Tonota. He says he strongly believes that if the party can reach a compromise and select a candidate without holding primary elections they might rustle the constituency from the opposition BMD in the 2019 general elections.
Thursday, 01 Jun 2017
Some Francistown councillors say they will re-table a motion of no confidence against City mayoress Sylvia Muzila, after the initial attempt failed yesterday. Muzila apparently wrote to her BDP party in the Francistown region, to intervene, as her fellow councillors want to topple her. She has been under pressure since the beginning of this week, as some of her colleagues say she has lost control of the council proceedings.
Tuesday, 30 May 2017
The Lobatse high court has interdicted a re-run of the elections of the Kanye Administrative Authority council leadership, which were scheduled for today. This comes after a UDC councillor, Kennedy Otlaadisa, who had won the position of deputy chair, dragged the Council Secretary before the court for calling for a re-election. The urgent application was heard last night and Otlaadisa succeeded in interdicting the re-election.
Tuesday, 30 May 2017
Some Francistown councillors have expressed concern about the delayed implementation of the city's vision 2022. Commenting on the Mayor's speech yesterday, Kanana Ward councillor, Cornelius Gopolang said even the investment company that has been set up to oversee the implementation of the vision is not effective. The BDP councillor lambasted city mayor Sylvia Muzila for dividing councillors by choosing her preferred councillors to be part of the investment company.

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