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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Monday, 27 Feb 2017
Some Francistown councillors have expressed concern about government’s decision to shut down colleges of education. Speaking during the just ended full council meeting, Somerset East councillor, Joe Gunda said so far government has shut down Lobatse and Francistown Colleges of education. The BDP councillor revealed that the decision has limited the opportunities for teachers to further their studies.
Monday, 27 Feb 2017
The Gaborone Dam is officially full at 100 percent, for the first time in 15 years. The Water Utilities CEO Mmetla Masire has said cooperation is working with the National Disaster Management Office, the police and BDF, to ensure that when the spill over arises, residents in all anticipated areas to be affected will be notified. All the country's major dams, except Thune Dam are at full capacity.
Monday, 27 Feb 2017
Kgatleng District Commissioner, Mompoloki Mochanang, has commended Gabzfm and Robot Auto's relief effort, dubbed #Dineo Drive, that was aimed at helping flood victims. He also commended companies such as Square Mart and Stefanutti Stocks Botswana, for being part of the initiative adding that it shows that private companies do help the government when there are disasters. #Dineo Drive, had gone to deliver food baskets, children's clothing and blankets to 23 flood victims in Mochudi over the weekend.
Friday, 24 Feb 2017
Twenty-two households in Mochudi are said to have been the latest to be affected by floods due to heavy rainfall in the kgatleng village. The National Disaster Management Office says the affected areas which are in Moshawana and Bophirima wards in Mochudi have been assisted with various relief items. This includes food baskets, tents and the relocation of five households to a temporary shelter at Phaphani Primary School. Most of those affected by the floods resided along the Notwane river bank.
Friday, 24 Feb 2017
18 Molepolole/ Lentsweletau households affected by floods In Molepolole/ Lentsweletau in the Kweneng District 18 households have been affected by floods while 20 households have been affected in the Letlhakeng Sub-District. In Ramotswa the water level in the river has receded and the situation has normalized in the village, this includes the Taung area where the road is also open for use.
Friday, 24 Feb 2017
In Lobatse the National Disaster Management Office says the situation has stabilized and the situation is being managed. The public is therefore advised not to attempt to cross the Nywaane Bridge even by foot as the condition of the damaged bridge is unstable and very dangerous. This follows after some parents from Otse village wanted to have their school going children cross the bridge on the way to school in Lobatse. The Disaster Management Office urges the public to remain vigilant during the ongoing rainfall being experienced around the country.
Friday, 24 Feb 2017
The office of Gantsi North Member of Parliament Noah Salakae is investigating a case in which six disgruntled farmers of Okwa- Gwana syndicate are battling with the government over a borehole. According to the farmers upon being evicted from a borehole in the Okwa area some of them were allocated another borehole leaving others in the dark. Tholwana syndicate which is a group of delegates that was sent to Gaborone to meet with the Office of President was allocated another borehole to the surprise of their fellow farmers.
Friday, 24 Feb 2017
Authorities in Francistown have expressed concern about the mushrooming of illegal day care centres in the second city. Presenting the city’s Urban Development Committee report this week, Deputy District Commissioner, Boyce Mangole said some day care centres have failed to renew their trading licenses and have now resorted to operating illegally. Mangole further said as an intervention measure they have liaised with by-law officers to visit all illegal day care centers across the city to charge them.
Friday, 24 Feb 2017
Selebi Phikwe councilors say there is a need for the coordinator of the SPEDU Revitalization Project, Linah Mohohlo, to brief the council on her assignment. Mohohlo, who was appointed by President Ian Khama to lead the resuscitation of Phikwe following the closure of the BCL Mine last year, is yet to set up an office in the ailing town or make contact with residents more than three months after her appointment.
Friday, 24 Feb 2017
The CEO of the Water Utilities Cooperation has condemned misleading reports by the public on social media regarding the current floods. In an interview with Gabz FM earlier, Mmetla Masire said the public should desist from publishing misleading information as was the case about the alleged Bokaa Dam walls breaking yesterday. Masire said that these reports which are not true cause unnecessary panic. He emphasized that only official reports from authorized stakeholders must be adhered to.

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