Friday, 26 May 2017
The Transport and Communications Ministry has dismissed as false, reports that both bus and taxi fares will be increased by Monday this coming week.
Friday, 26 May 2017
The police have dismissed as a hoax, a message circulation online claiming that four gunmen are on a spree to commit a series of offences including killing, rapes and robbery.
Friday, 26 May 2017
Police investigations into a case in which packages of pregnancy termination tablets went missing at Athlone hospital a fortnight ago have not born any fruits yet.

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Friday, 26 May 2017
The Transport and Communications Ministry has dismissed as false, reports that both bus and taxi fares will be increased by Monday this coming week. The ministry reiterates that allegations trending on social media that the public transport fares will be increased are FALSE. It says the public will be informed officially in the event that fare changes are made.
Friday, 26 May 2017
The police have dismissed as a hoax, a message circulation online claiming that four gunmen are on a spree to commit a series of offences including killing, rapes and robbery. The message says police will be conducting door-to door searches and warns the public against obstructing justice. Chief spokesperson, Witness Boseja, told Gabz FM that the message is meant to instil fear in the public, and should be ignored. Boseja also urged those sharing or forwarding the message, to desist from doing so.
Friday, 26 May 2017
Police investigations into a case in which packages of pregnancy termination tablets went missing at Athlone hospital a fortnight ago have not born any fruits yet. At least 33 packages went missing at Athlone Hospital on the morning of May 11th, and police investigations commenced shortly after the alleged incident. Woodhall police station commander, Superintendent Tebogo Madisa says nothing has changed since the matter was reported. He says the tablets have not yet been recovered and no arrests have been made.
Friday, 26 May 2017
The police has dismissed as a hoax, a message circulation online claiming that four gunmen are on a spree to commit a series of offences including killing, rapes and robbery. The message says police will be conducting door-to door searches and warns the public against obstructing justice. Chief spokesperson, Witness Boseja, told Gabz FM that the message is meant to instil fear in the public, and should be ignored. Boseja also urged those sharing or forwarding the message, to desist from doing so.
Friday, 26 May 2017
Tumiso Rakgare
The leader of the Botswana Congress Party BCP youth league, Tumiso Rakgare, has reiterated that his organisation will start mobilising a strong campaign, against the use of electronic voting machines EVMs during the 2019 general elections. He was speaking at a media briefing in Gaborone today. Rakgare also said it would be pointless to boycott the elections, as the BDP government will go ahead with the EVMs at the ballot and return to power. He also criticised the ruling BDP for claiming that it never initiated the use of the EVMs in the elections.
Friday, 26 May 2017
Cabinet Minister, Nonofo Molefhi
Cabinet Minister, Nonofo Molefhi, who is contesting for the chairmanship of the ruling BDP, says he has no interest in assuming the presidency of a party that will likely lose power and join opposition ranks in 2019. An emotional Molefhi told a campaign meeting in Sefhophe yesterday that his main intention in running for the party chairmanship is to renew and strengthen the BDP, so it can remain in power.
Friday, 26 May 2017
Vice President Mokgweetsi
One of Molefhi's campaign managers, Moemedi Dijeng, has challenged the Masisi camp, to reveal the mystery person, who will assume the party chairmanship when Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi ascends to the presidency of both party and country in April next year. This is amid speculation that Masisi is planning to nominate President Ian Khama to lead the party when the latter retires next year.
Thursday, 18 May 2017
Electronic Voting Machine, Coordinator Gabriel Seeletse says the seven thousand Electronic Voting Machines to be procured from Indian company Bharat is estimated to cost the government P90 million. Seeletso stated at a gathering dubbed ‘’Touch and Feel’’ EVM machines that the estimated amount will also be determined by the specifications that come with the machines. He said that Bharat will also dispatch a technical team which will help with resolving issues related to machines in the event that the machines break down.
Thursday, 18 May 2017
The electoral commission will not be taking part in tonight’s panel discussion on the controversial EVMs, organised by the Botswana Council of NGOs together with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. BOCONGO Executive director Botho Seboko told Gabz FM news that the IEC turned down the invitation because of a busy schedule. He said BOCONGO even proposed to postpone the panel discussion to accommodate the IEC, but were later informed that the IEC will not participate in the dialogue.
Thursday, 18 May 2017
Opposition parties say they will not participate in what they call a sham where the electoral commission will today showcase an infamous Electronic Voting Machine, supposedly to be used in the 2019 general elections. BCP spokesperson Dithapelo Keorapetse said they have a case at the high court on the matter therefore the demonstration is running parallel to the legal inquiry before court on the machine. He says by going ahead with the demonstration, the IEC will be in violation of the sub-prejudice principle and consequently in contempt of court.

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