Friday, 24 Mar 2017
The ministry of health has commended the Anti Tobbacco Network for its advocacy role which has compelled government to come up with the tobacco control legislation.
Friday, 24 Mar 2017
Government this week pledged its commitment to enhancing efforts in empowering and promoting social inclusion of people with disabilities.
Friday, 24 Mar 2017
The Department of Road Transport and Safety resumes driving practical tests from Monday this coming week.

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Wednesday, 08 Mar 2017
The Health and Wellness Ministry has recruited 54 Medical Officers and three specialists from Mauritius. The Health and Wellness Minister, Dorcus Makgato was presenting her Ministerial budget before the committee of supply. In her presentation, Makgato said that six of the recruited medical personnel have already reported for duty this year and that there is currently an ongoing drafting of an MOU between Botswana and Mauritius to facilitate recruitment.
Wednesday, 08 Mar 2017
The nata-gweta constituency is said to be hard hit by floods due to the ongoing heavy downpours. Addressing Tutume Sub-council meeting, Chairman Ishmael Mokgethi said so far 87 households have been affected by floods in the constituency. Mokgethi revealed that some of the affected villages are Maposa, Manxotae, Sepako and Nata. The chairman noted that Red Cross in Kasane has offered 20 tents to the sub district to argument the ones they already had.
Wednesday, 08 Mar 2017
The Bailey Bridge over the Nywane River Crossing along the A1 near Otse village is now open for light vehicles traffic. Daily activities were affected in Lobatse following Nnyane river bridge collapse weeks ago following heavy rains and floods across the country. The roads department says the bridge will help with the movement of only light vehicles traveling from Lobatse to Gaborone.
Friday, 03 Mar 2017
Education authorities in Selebi Phikwe say the separation of Phikwe and Bobirwa sub regions will go a long way in improving the academic performance in the area. Phikwe Chief Education Officer, Lillian Matshameko, told Gabz FM News that the combined sub region is overwhelmed by a huge workload as the regions have a lot of schools. She said with the creation of the Bobirwa sub region at the beginning of this year, education officers will now be able to monitor and inspect school performance.
Friday, 03 Mar 2017
Education authorities in Selebi Phikwe say the separation of Phikwe and Bobirwa sub regions will go a long way in improving the academic performance in the area. Phikwe Chief Education Officer, Lillian Matshameko, told Gabz FM News that the combined sub region is overwhelmed by a huge workload as the regions have a lot of schools. She said with the creation of the Bobirwa sub region at the beginning of this year, education officers will now be able to monitor and inspect school performance.
Friday, 03 Mar 2017
The high court in Lobatse yesterday dismissed an application by the government for stay of execution of a ruling that said the President has no powers to appoint court of appeal judges. Government had wanted to appeal that ruling by Justice Abednico Tafa last month. Dismissing the application, Justice Tafa said granting the government the leave to appeal will be unjust and contrary to all notions of justice.
Friday, 03 Mar 2017
Francistown magistrate Ishmael Molobe has sentenced recaptured prison escapee, Gaomodimo Molosiwa to seven strokes of the cane for contempt of court. Molosiwa was convicted of contempt of court this morning after he said the case of escaping from lawful custody will continue after judgement day, because his key witness, Zimbabwean Charlotte Ndlovu has died. Molosiwa's sentiments did not sit well with prosecutor Atina Mandigo who pleaded with the court to charge the accused person with contempt of court.
Friday, 03 Mar 2017
Advocacy group BONELA says it is implementing various projects targeting commercial sex workers in the country. In a statement to mark the International Sex Workers Rights Day, BONELA highlighted that it is scaling up access to services for sex workers, including HIV and STI testing, HIV treatment and adherence to treatment. In addition BONELA says it is also providing sex workers with prevention commodities such as HIV and STI education, condoms and lubricants.
Friday, 03 Mar 2017
One of the parties in the opposition coalition, the Botswana Peoples Party, has rejected notions that its demand for more constituencies will cause divisions within the pact. The BPP has been allocated four areas out of the 57 constituencies under the UDC ahead of the 2019 general elections. It wants at least 8 constituencies. Speaking a little while ago on the Breakfast show, BPP publicity secretary, Tshepo Makhani, said the party had done well in the 2014 elections especially in the northern regions hence they are demanding for more constituencies to field candidates.
Thursday, 02 Mar 2017
A 34 year old woman has been found dead in Marobela, on the outskirts of Francistown. Tati Town police Station Commander, Superintendent Cyprian Magalela told Gabz FM news that it appears the woman was brutally killed in front of her two young children. The two children have not been hurt. No one has been arrested in connection with the murder and the police have appealed to the public to assist with any information that could lead to the arrest of the suspect.

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