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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Friday, 24 Feb 2017
The International Affairs and Cooperation Minister, Dr Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi says the President’s non-attendance of AU summit had not in anyway affected Botswana’s candidate for the AU Commission chairmanship. Answering a question in Parliament recently Venson-Moitoi said it is not Botswana’s foreign policy for the Head of State not to attend the African Union, AU and United Nations Head of State and Government summits.
Friday, 24 Feb 2017
Francistown Magistrate Dumisani Basupi has liberated 39 year old murder accused, Mbakiso Makhakhe after the prosecutor, Gape Merafhe failed to appear for mention without any valid reasons. Makhakhe and two other suspects who escaped from lawful custody at Gerald Estates Center for Illegal Immigrants are accused of murdering a 60 years old security guard at the CBD two years ago. When dismissing the case this morning, Magistrate Basupi said the prosecutor has not shown any commitment in the matter.
Friday, 24 Feb 2017
The Chief Executive Officer of the Water Utilities Cooperation has confirmed the possibility of the Gaborone dam spilling over. When speaking in an interview with Gabz FM news this morning, the CEO Mmetla Masire said that currently the flow into Gaborone dam from feeding rivers will not be as rapid as it has been in the past days because it is now filling up widely.
Friday, 24 Feb 2017
The National Disaster Management Office says due to the ongoing heavy rainfall the following areas have been affected by flooding; North East, Nkange, Lobatse, Ramotswa, Kanye, Tlokweng Moshupa, Good hope, Mahalapye and Mochudi. Close to two hundred households are said to have been affected at the present moment. The National Disaster Management Office says with the rains continuing there is the likelihood of more areas to be affected.
Friday, 24 Feb 2017
Human Resource Development Council, CEO Dr Raphael Dingalo has expressed concern that local companies are not utilizing the training levy to train their staff. Briefing the media yesterday, Dingalo said they have decided to engage companies rigorously to advise them to fully utilize the fund. HRDC is refunding companies that have spent money in training their employees as a way of up skilling and improving the productivity of staff at the work place.
Friday, 24 Feb 2017
In Ghanzi, Police in Tshootsha are investigating a case in which a young woman of Okhwi ward was brutally murdered like a goat by her boyfriend. In an interview with Gabz Fm yesterday, constable Orebotswe of Tshootsha police confirmed that they are investigating a case which was reported on Thursday by the deceased uncle. The deceased, Elisabeth Galesete aged 20 years was discovered under the bed by her brother who notified their uncle and is believed to have been murdered by her boyfriend in what appears to be a love affair gone wrong.
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017
GabzFm has embarked on an initiative geared towards assisting those that have been affected by the current floods by working with key stakeholders to offer relief products and give real-time updates to the affected. Together with one of its key partners, robot auto electrical, GabzFm will be visiting the affected areas like in the Kgatleng district where some families have been relocated following the floods and areas such as Ramotswa. The station says it will be working with town and village administrators to identify needy families and individuals.
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017
The Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions, BOFEPUSU has strongly criticized Finance Minister, Kenneth Matambo for his alleged comment, that the Public Service Bargaining Council, PSBC is a waste of time. On Tuesday in parliament, the minister said that the PSBC is of no use as it has now put a halt to increment processes, adding that if the PSBC was not in existence, the public service could be enjoying salary increment regularly.
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017
Trade federation BOFEPUSU has condemned the alleged re-introduction of the public service employment secrecy form, saying it defeats the purpose of the passing of the whistle blowing bill by parliament. Addressing the media in Gaborone yesterday, BOFEPUSO Deputy Secretary General, Ketlhalefile Motshegwa, said that the current government will do all it can to ensure that it covers up its corruption practices.
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017
Operations at Athlone hospital in Lobatse have been disrupted following rains and flooding in the town. Lobatse District Health management team chairperson, Tilwane Mokgatle says the dental clinic has been temporarily closed following water invasion. Mokgatle said experts recommended new roofing for the dental ward, hence they have temporarily closed for major operations.

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