Thursday, 27 Apr 2017
Music lovers, fans and friends of the late hip hop artist Vincent Tiro, better known as Steez, are due to descend upon civic centre in Gaborone, to remember the late rapper.
Thursday, 27 Apr 2017
The Gantsi community is calling for the Gantsi Agricultural show financial report to be audited, following allegations of mismanagement of funds.
Thursday, 27 Apr 2017
Defense Justice and Security Minister, Shaw Kgathi says he intends to table a bill to amend the penal code in the July parliamentary session.

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Monday, 24 Apr 2017
A 40 year old man, Zimbabwe Moyo has been sentenced to two years behind bars by the Francistown magistrate court for child trafficking. Moyo was arrested near Matsiloje village early this month attempting to ferry two minors aged 3 and 8 years to South Africa. The two young children did not have travellers’ documents. The jail term was suspended on condition that Moyo does not commit a similar offence. He was also fined 10 thousand pula payable before the 24th of next month failure of which he will be imprisoned for three years.
Monday, 24 Apr 2017
Mozambican president, Felipe Nyusi arrived this morning in Botswana on a three-day State Visit. He was received by his counterpart, President Ian Khama this morning at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport. It will be his first State Visit to Botswana and it follows a visit to Mozambique by President Ian Khama in 2015. During the visit, the two Presidents will deliberate on issues of mutual interest and explore ways and means of deepening relations between the two countries. Botswana and Mozambique established formal diplomatic relations in 1975.
Monday, 24 Apr 2017
The world's first vaccine against malaria will be introduced in three countries - Ghana, Kenya and Malawi - starting in 2018. The RTS,S vaccine trains the immune system to attack the malaria parasite, which is spread by mosquito bites. The World Health Organization, WHO said the jab had the potential to save tens of thousands of lives. But it is not yet clear if it will be feasible to use in the poorest parts of the world. The vaccine needs to be given four times - once a month for three months and then a fourth dose 18 months later.
Monday, 24 Apr 2017
Police in Rakops are still investigating an incident in which a local celebrity, Vincent Tiro, popularly known as Steez is said to have died in a car accident near Rakops over the weekend. Rakops Station Commander, Superintendent Makgothe Oageng told Gabz fm news that it is suspected that Steez was the driver of a Toyota Run X that collided with a Nissan Hardbody and both cars burnt to ashes. Oageng says both drivers were trapped inside the burning vehicles but only the one driving a Nissan Hardbody managed to be rescued by the public.
Monday, 24 Apr 2017
In Lobatse, depilated Athlone hospital will this year be refurbished and upgraded to a modern hospital at a tune of 300 million Pula. Addressing a Kgotla meeting recently, MP for Lobatse, Sadique Kebonang said the hospital maintenance has long been overdue hence the need for total re build and maintenance. Athlone hospital has several challenges that include bad roads within the hospital and the boiler which is usually down leading to some patients reportedly using cold water to bath.
Monday, 24 Apr 2017
The race for the Tlokweng Constituency by-election intensifies as former Specially Elected Member of Parliament MP, Shirley Segokgo joins the race. The constituency that became vacant after the passing of the then MP, Same Bathobakae last year is due to hold its by-election on the 13th May 2017. In an interview with Gabz Fm news, Shirley Segokgo said that she can only confirm that she will be standing for the elections as an independent candidate and that she submitted her name this past Friday as it is her constitutional right as a Botswana citizen.
Monday, 24 Apr 2017
Government has expressed concern at what is calls allegations suggesting that it has been refusing to negotiate at the Public Service Bargaining Council. In a statement, government says its representatives have always remained ready and willing to engage their Trade Union Party counterparts, who have been admitted to the Bargaining Council. It says a meeting was held last week, in which both Employer and Trade Union Party representatives were in attendance.
Mozambican president, Felipe Nyusi is due to land in Gaborone this morning on a three-day State Visit. It will be his first State Visit to Botswana and it follows a visit to Mozambique by President Ian Khama in 2015. During the visit, the two Presidents will deliberate on issues of mutual interest and explore ways and means of deepening relations between the two countries. Botswana and Mozambique established formal diplomatic relations in 1975.
Monday, 24 Apr 2017
Researchers say tourism has largely failed to make significant contribution to rural developments in the Okavango Delta where it is however concentrated. A Research Scholar at the Okavango Research Institute, Patricia Madigele attributes the failure due to weak linkages of tourism with the domestic economy of the area particularly the agricultural sector. Speaking at the world heritage day commemoration held in Maun this past week, Madigele highlighted that tourism is however the second largest economic sector after diamonds productions.
Thursday, 20 Apr 2017
Police say road accidents during the Easter holiday decreased compared to the same period last year. A statement from the Botswana police shows a decrease of 17.6 percent in the total number of general road accidents that happened during the period. However, the number of fatal crashes has increased from five in 2016 to 7 this year with fatalities increasing also from five to seven.

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