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, 11 Apr 2017
Police in Maun are investigating a case in which a 27 years old man of Boseja Kubung was found dead with his body hanging from a tree. Maun Station Commander, Superintendent Motlhaba Ramaabya told Gabz fm news that the deceased has been missing since last week Friday. The deceased was found hanging from a tree in a nearby bush at Tsanakona cattle post. The police say the body had not yet decomposed and they are still to do a post mortem for further investigations.
Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017
Leader of opposition Duma Boko has reiterated the concerns of the opposition regarding the partisan administration of parliament. Speaking at an ongoing press conference at the parliament annex, Boko said the efforts by opposition to run their suggestions in parliament through motions and bill amendments are made fruitless by the parliament front bench, being cabinet that is more in numbers. Boko further raised alarm that the cabinet outnumbers the back bench of the ruling party.
Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017
Francistown High Court Judge, Justice Bengbame Sechele will tonight at 7 PM deliver a judgement in an urgent court application filed by trade union BOPEU. BOPEU is attempting to halt any imminent convening of the Public Service Bargaining Council PSBC with an urgent application and also wants BOFEPUSU to be suspended from the barganing council for non-compliance with the council’s constitution.
Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017
Employees at PASDEC automotive technologies in Lobatse have vowed not to meet an ultimatum set by the organisation for them to return to work today. The company's human capital manager, Freek Pretorious this afternoon issued letters to all employees who are currently on strike indicating that they should return to work as salaries had been increased. The striking workers however dismissed the letters and refused to return to work after receiving the said letters that compeled them to return to work within an hour of receiving them.
Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017
Some former BCL employees have expressed hope that the ongoing negotiations between the BCL Provisional Liquidator and the Dubai-based Emirates Investments House will result in the reopening of the mine so that they could go back to work. Last week, Nigel Dickson-Warren, indicated that negotiations with the potential buyer were going well and was optimistic that a deal will be signed at the end of this month.
Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017
BOPEU and BOFEPUSO are due in court today, in a matter in which BOPEU wants to the court to stop wage negotiations, which are expected to start tomorrow. The urgent application by BOPEU was postponed yesterday by Francistown High Court Judge, Justice Bengbame Sechele. The application was postponed after the union’s attorney, Martin Dingake, requested to be given time to respond to the answering affidavit from BOFEPUSU.
Monday, 10 Apr 2017
Four suspended SRC members at Botho University have been ordered to apologize to the management if they want their suspensions to be lifted. The students at the institution recently boycotted classes over un-accredited courses offered by the institution. The four suspended SRC members are accused of inciting violence and disturbing classes during the recent strike. One of the suspended students, Molefhi Segaetsho told Gabz Fm news that they will not apologize to the management because they have not done anything wrong.
Monday, 10 Apr 2017
Some BDP members have accused, President Ian Khama of campaigning for Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi for the chairmanship of the party ahead of the national elective congress in July. One party member who chose to remain anonymous for fear of being victimised, told GabzFM news that, Khama urged BDP members in the Francistown region during a closed door meeting in Tonota to vote for Mokgweetsi Masisi as the chairman of the party. She claims that Khama said he trusts Masisi as the two had worked together for a long time.
Monday, 10 Apr 2017
Government expects to have received a due deligance report from the United Arab Emirates UAE investors who are said to have tabled a firm offer to buy the controvertial BCL mine before the end of this month. In an interview on the sideliness of a Kgotla meeting held in Lobatse earlier today, the Mineral Resources minister, Sadique Kebonang said the report will allow for the investor to assess all financial aspects of a potential acquisition of the troubled mine. Kebonang recently, travelled to the UAE to negotiate a deal with the said investors.
Monday, 10 Apr 2017
The decision by the US to de-fund the United Nations Populations Fund, UNFPA has threatened women’s health and reproductive rights in developing African countries. US president, Donald Trump recently signed an executive order that bans federal funding for international health organizations that perform abortions, or even provide information about them in their family planning services. The cut in funding to the UNFPA which has presence in Botswana follows claims that it supports the Chinese government’s policies of coercive abortion and involuntary sterilization.

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