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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Monday, 14 Jan 2013
Botswana sector of teacher’s trade unions, BOSETU, has expressed concern at the recent shortage of teachers in schools. Speaking to Gabz fm this morning, BOSETU Secretary General, Tobokani Rari, says they are worried that the shortage may derail student’s performance. Most schools around the country have been hit by a shortage of staff, books and food since reopening last week. The shortage is said to have been caused by teachers who are on transfer with some having not yet reached their new work stations.
Monday, 14 Jan 2013
Court of Appeal Judge, Justice Isaac Lesetedi, is expected to deliver his decision tomorrow on an application by the Directorate of Public Prosecutions to appeal the decision to discharge and acquit property developer, Sayid Jamali, on corruption charges. Lesetedi told the court this morning that if he refuses the appeal then judgment will be delivered on the 1st of February but if he grants the appeal it has to go before a full bench of Court of Appeal Judges.
Thursday, 10 Jan 2013
Two women, convicted of stealing money from Health minister, Dr John Seakgosing, have been ordered to pay back the minister. The two, Selinah Kwenaetile and Kelesetse Mosepele, were serving as maids at the time, between December 2011 and January last year. They were convicted and sentenced to ten months in jail for stealing the cash in foreign currency, amounting to 80 000 Pula. Seakgosing had requested the court to make an order for the two women to pay him back over 44 000 Pula, after about 41 thousand Pula was recovered during Police investigations.
Thursday, 10 Jan 2013
Police have recorded 49 rape cases from beginning of this year as compared to 36 cases the same period last year. The weekly police crime report indicates that 20 suspects have been arrested in connection with some of these cases. 8 cases of murder were recorded with 7 suspects arrested for six of the cases. They also recorded 14 cases of armed robbery as compared to 28 cases last year. No arrests have been made in connection with the cases.
Thursday, 10 Jan 2013
Two more rare blue diamonds have been discovered at Karowe mine in the Boteti region. Lucara Diamond says the gemstones have weights of 4.77 carats and 0.2 carats. Lucara boss William Lamb says the company is investigating options for the sale of the stones. The recovery brings to four the number of blue diamonds recovered in the past few months.
Wednesday, 09 Jan 2013
Gaborone West South MP, Botsalo Ntuane, has called for the trial of murder accused Thabo Masilo to be speeded up so that he can face the hangman. This is despite Botswana Democratic Party officials distancing the party from his earlier comments that mob justice should have prevailed after Masilo’s arrest. Speaking to Gabz Fm this morning Ntuane expressed his impatience, and that of Phase 4 residents, at the slow pace of the judicial process. Masilo is accused of killing a 19 year-old St Joseph’s college student last month in Phase 4 in Gaborone.
Wednesday, 09 Jan 2013
The Botswana Examination Council says it has corrected some anomalies that affected thousands of Standard 7 primary school leaving examination results. Thousands of children who set for their standard 7 primary school leaving examinations last year as well as their guardians were unhappy with the results that had anomalies. BEC spokesperson, Charles Keikotlhae told Gabz Fm that the anomalies have since been corrected.
Wednesday, 09 Jan 2013
Two men from Orapa have been hospitalised after they were run over with a car after an argument with another resident during the festive season. Orapa Police Station Commander, Assistant Superintendent Kebaitse Molefhe has indicated that the men were rushed to Nyangabgwe Hospital in Francistown with serious injuries after the incident. He says the police have not yet completed their investigations as one of the victims was in a coma but is said to be recovering.
Wednesday, 09 Jan 2013
The Botswana National Olympic Committee has expressed shock at the recent accusations made by the Botswana Athletics Association against Olympic silver medallist Nijel Amos. Speaking to Gabz Fm this morning, BNOC CEO Tuelo Serufho says they are still shocked that BBA has laid its complaints against Amos through the media without consulting them.
Wednesday, 09 Jan 2013
The Botswana Democratic Party has distanced itself from recent statements made by Gaborone West South MP Botsalo Ntuane and Marulamantsi councillor Nunu Lekau against 21 year old murder accused Thabo Masilo. In an interview with Gabz Fm news, BDP Secretary General Mpho Balopi said that it’s uncalled for, for them to interfere in matters before a court of law. Ntuane was quoted in the local media last month as stating that the police should have made way for mob justice to take its course after the arrest of Masilo.

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