Monday, 26 Jun 2017
Botswana Telecommunication Corporation has relocated its service centre from KB mall to Railparl Mall as part of its strategy to better serve and enhance its customer’ experience.
Monday, 26 Jun 2017
Former South African President Thabo Mbeki says with the passing of Masire, the African continent has lost a humble giant whose exemplary life has made all of us proudly African.
Monday, 26 Jun 2017
Tributes have continued to pour in for the late former President Sir Ketumile Masire.

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Thursday, 11 May 2017
The Selebi Phikwe Town Council has denied accusations that it is not doing enough to support businesses in the ailing town. Butchery owners have bitterly complained about the frequent breakdown of the council abattoir, which they say has become a serious threat to the survival of their businesses.
Thursday, 11 May 2017
Consumers in Selebi Phikwe, have been forced to bear the brunt of the breakdown of the town's only abattoir. For the past four weeks, the town has experienced acute shortage of beef, and where it is available the price has almost doubled. A snap check carried out by Gabz FM news around Phikwe's main butcheries and supermarkets, has found most without the most preferred meat, with only a few and well resourced shops having it. The price has almost doubled from an average of 28 Pula to around 50 Pula per kg.
Thursday, 11 May 2017
Prospective investors for the troubled BCL mine are said to have finished their due diligence assessment in Botswana. Minister responsible for minerals, Sadique Kebonang told Gabz Fm news that the Dubai royal family is currently in South Africa to access Nkomati mine. He said the prospective investors have given them positive feedback which gives them hope that the mine will re-open in the near future. As soon as prospective investors have completed the assessment in South Africa, intense negotiations will resume determining the value and price of the mine.
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
The government of Botswana has expressed gratitude to the efforts by the European Union in the country's development efforts. When speaking at the celebration of the Europe Day in Gaborone yesterday, the Finance and Economic Development Minister, Kenneth Matambo dismissed the notion that as a middle-income country, Botswana can independently support herself without foreign aid. Matambo further appealed to foreign nations to continue supporting Botswana in order to progress in International peace and prosperity.
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
The Bakgatla tribe in Botswana have been advised to approach the courts to seek a warrant of arrest against their paramount chief, Kgafela Kgafela to be cancelled. Speaking at a kgotla meeting in Mochudi yesterday, one of the tribesmen, Monthi Letshwiti recommended for the tribe to send a delegation to the high court and plead for the warrant to be cancelled. Letshwiti said they are not happy with developments and meetings held in their kgotla in the absence of their paramount chief.
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
Union federation BOFEPUSU has claimed that the debt it owed the Public Service Bargaining Council, is a portion of what is owed by a former affiliate, BOPEU, from their previous BOFEPUSU Acting Jointly Agreement. Government recently expressed concern at the exit of BOFEPUSU from the bargaining council, citing that BOFEPUSU has financial obligations to the council.
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
The Botswana Congress Party says it is considering private prosecution in the alleged fraudulent Francistown West petition which led to the postponement of a by-election some 3 years ago. Publicity Secretary, Dithapelo Keorapetse told Gabz Fm news, that Police Commissioner, Keabetswe Makgophe failed to give them satisfactory responses during their meeting on Monday. The Phikwe West MP says his party is seeking legal advice on the matter with a view to institute private prosecution.
Tuesday, 09 May 2017
BDP councilor for Kanana ward in Francistown, Cornelius Gopolang’s wife, Grace has been dragged before the small claims court for unpaid debts. In the first case, Walter Machola claims that Gopolang failed to pay him over 4 thousand pula for construction services. She pleaded not guilty to the charge. In another incident, Gopolang allegedly obtained over 3 thousand pula from Gloria Aguiar as rental fees for her property but she did not honour their agreement.
Tuesday, 09 May 2017
Malawian prophet, Shepard Bushiri
Supporters of Malawian prophet, Shepard Bushiri in Botswana have threatened to take government to court over its decision to list the prophet under those who need a visa to visit the country. The Coordinator for Sons and daughters of Major 1-Botswana Movement, Moemedi Baikalafi says a letter has been written to the Nationality, Immigration Minister, Edwin Batshu to explain why Bushiri needs a visa to visit Botswana. Baikalafi says the minister has until Thursday to reply, failing which the will approach the President with the court being another option when all fails.
Tuesday, 09 May 2017
Former North West District Council Chairperson, Reaboka Mbulawa says he will not report his fellow BDP councilor, Duncan Enga to the party leadership for defying party caucus. Enga defeated Mbulawa during a special council meeting yesterday by garnering 28 votes against Mbulawa’s 19. Initially during a party caucus, Mbulawa was voted by 16 BDP councillors while Enga got 13 votes. Mbulawa told Gabz Fm news that what councillor Enga did was unethical and should not be condoned.

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