Thursday, 01 Dec 2016
Story By: Calistus Bosaletswe Pictures By: Calistus Bosaletswe  
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017
Opposition members of parliament say the speaker of parliament is biased, following her decision to exclude Leader of Opposition Duma Boko’s motion yesterday in parliament.
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017
The recent heavy down pours has damaged about 19 houses in Nkage and Senete villages.

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Thursday, 01 Dec 2016
Story By: Calistus Bosaletswe Pictures By: Calistus Bosaletswe  
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017
Opposition members of parliament say the speaker of parliament is biased, following her decision to exclude Leader of Opposition Duma Boko’s motion yesterday in parliament. Boko had noticed an urgent motion seeking parliament to address the constitutional crisis, that came as result of parliament's failure to come up with a number of judges at the of Court of Appeal.
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017
The recent heavy down pours has damaged about 19 houses in Nkage and Senete villages. Tutume Assistant District Commissioner, Kabelo Tshekiso told Gabz Fm news that some of the affected families were given tents while others have been given food hampers. Tshekiso revealed that the heavy rainfalls have also damaged a bridge in one of the villages. He highlighted that the disaster management team, is still assessing the extent of the damage caused by the heavy rains.
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017
A number of households were yesterday relocated following floods in Ramotswa. The MP for the village, Samuel Rantuana says the Ramotswa boarder is still closed following the floods. He says operations at the hospital were also disrupted as some patients had to be relocated following the floods. He also noted that flood waters have damaged the road by Taung. Meanwhile, for the second day in row, commuters from Ramotswa remain stranded, as the Ramotswa Boatle road remains closed due to flooding.
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017
The road leading to Lobatse from Gaborone remains closed following a bridge collapse near Nnywane dam on the A1 road, yesterday. District number 4 officer commanding, senior superintendent Alakanani Makobo, has advised motorists to use the police college route through Mogobane up to Kanye through Molapowabojang up until Lobatse. Meanwhile, three people died yesterday in the Mogobane road in an accident that involved two motor vehicles.
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017
The Water Utilities Corporation says the Gaborone Dam level is currently at 71. 2 percent, as of this morning, translating to 24 months of supply without inflow. Figures show that, last year at time, the dam was at 1.7 percent. Water Utilities Communications Manager, Matida Mmipi, says the level is likely to go up, looking at the amount of water currently going into the Dam from the Notwane River, and other catchment rivers. All the country's major dams, except Thune Dam, and Gaborone Dam are at full capacity. Thune Dam is currently at 74 percent.
Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017
Francistown Mayor, Sylvia Muzila, has expressed concern about some unscrupulous people who steal street lights items in the second city. Addressing a full council meeting yesterday, Muzila urged members of the public to report the thieves to the police when they see such cases happening. She strongly criticized such people who are involved in stealing street lights equipment, saying such actions impacts on the safety of the communities that live in dark areas.
Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017
A Botswana Democratic Party Councilor for Gxhabara ward in Maun, Vepaune Moreti, is awaiting trial, in case in which he is alleged to have stolen gum poles belonging to government. Moreti and his co-accused, Johannes Kapii, has both changed their pleas after previously pleading guilty to the charge. The court has ordered for the state prosecution to serve the accused persons with necessary documents to prepare for case management conference.
Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017
Ramotswa village has been closed off from the rest of the country following flooding in the area that has led to the closure of the only road leading into the village, including the Ramotswa/South Africa border gate. Our journalist in Ramotswa, Bay Tsimane says the local rivers in the village are overflowing which has also led to the submergence of the newly constructed bridge connecting Botswana to South Africa.
Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017
Med Rescue Botswana, rescued passengers who were stuck in a 30 seater bus that was swept off the bridge by heavy flooding between Lobatse and Kanye road yesterday. Med Rescue says its Emergency Medical Team were assisted by the Kanye Police and Kanye Hospital Ambulance crew and the public. It says all passengers were rescued and no one sustained injuries.

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