Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017
Employment need in Botswana continues to be evident through masses of applications thrown in for opportunities that arise, including that of the land board membership.
Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017
The Ombudsman, Augustine Makgonatsotlhe has expressed concern about the delayed police investigations in criminal matters.
Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017
Kagiso Thutlwe has retained his seat as Gaborone City Mayor.

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Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017
Botswana Public Employees Union, BOPEU remains calm despite the meeting scheduled for this afternoon to resume the business of the Public Service Bargaining Council PSBC. The meeting this afternoon will make way for the 2016 / 2017 salary negotiations for civil servants. Speaking to Gabz Fm news this morning, BOPEU Secretary General, Topias Marenga said that today's meeting is just procedure of the PSBC to ensure that the union representing employees still holds the requirements to be part of the PSBC.
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017
Charges of unlawful possession of rough diamonds against Zimbabwean man, Japhet Chaganda, have been dropped. He was arrested last month in Francistown in possession of three stones suspected to be diamonds. During his first court appearance, Chaganda pleaded his innocence saying the stones were from his churc Withdrawing the charges, Prosecutor Rodger Bosena, said the stones were taken for testing and they were found not to be diamonds. Chaganda is currently facing a single count of entering Botswana while declared a prohibited immigrant.
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017
Government has once again been criticised that it cares about diamonds more than children in this country. Love Botswana Outreach Mission Centre Pastor, Gary Pelotshweu, claims some children are still unsafe adding that those living with disability are also being discriminated. Pelotshweu says some parents go to work and shebeens leaving their disabled children behind locked inside houses. Pelotshweu has called for government to provide laws that will protect the rights of the unfortunate children, such as the disabled
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017
Hardly 24 hours after Selebi Phikwe Police issued a warning about an accident hotspot along the Phikwe-Serule road, a fatal accident occurred on the exact spot the police warned motorists about. Phikwe Station Traffic Officer, Superintendent Semakaleng Matlhake, said a 36 year-old man, who was a passenger in a Honda Fit died when the car hit a cow, a few metres from the Damochujenaa turn-off.
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017
Wage talks at the public service bargaining council for the 2016/2017 increment are due to resume this afternoon. The meeting was postponed last week as a ruling on a BOPEU urgent court application to interdict the talks, was delivered late, and so parties could not prepare for the negotiations on Wednesday last week. The court case, instigated by BOPEU, had sought the court to suspend BOFEPUSU from the bargaining council for non-compliance, arguing that it had violated some clauses of the bargaining council.
Thursday, 13 Apr 2017
Tshwaragano Ward councillor, Gaone Majere says he will be contesting for the vice presidency of BMD youth league in the upcoming youth elective congress that will be held in Ramotswa on the 28th of this month. Majere told Gabz Fm news that if he is elected he will resuscitate party structures across the country. He highlighted his lobby list also intend to bring peace in the youth league which has been marred by factionalism. Majere will be contesting for the position with Ludo Nkabiti.
Thursday, 13 Apr 2017
Batswana continue to thrust for land application opportunities at the Tlokweng land board amidst the land shortage in the village that has come to be a concern for Batlokwa. Following an intensive monitoring of the land situation in Tlokweng, Gabz Fm news discovered that the opening of a bid to tender for business plots in the village attracted more than five thousand applications which were sold at a package of 250 Pula a package with a provision of 175 Pula for the youth.
Thursday, 13 Apr 2017
Water Utilities Corporation, WUC, says it has adopted a stepped tariff structure to encourage water conservation. The corporation recently increased its tariffs, with the organisation saying the revision in 2017, 2018 tariffs is expected to result in at least 15 percent increase in revenue. Briefing the media yesterday, WUC CEO, Mmetla Masire said the Corporation has discontinued the 20 Pula minimum, service charge that was applied to all consumers regardless of consumption.
Thursday, 13 Apr 2017
The meeting of the public service Bargaining Council that was to have been held yesterday to negotiate the 2016, 2017 salary increment has been postponed to next week. BOFEPUSO says the meeting was postponed as Tuesdays ruling came out late, therefore, there were uncertainties in preparing for the meeting that was schedule for yesterday. The Francistown high court on Tuesday dismissed an urgent court bid by BOPEU to stop salary negotiations at the public service bargaining council.
Thursday, 13 Apr 2017
Water Utilities officials say Molepolole loses almost fifty percent of water due to dilapidated pipes. Briefing the media in Gaborone yesterday, Water Utilities chief executive, Mmetla Masire said pipe bursts are common in the village, leading to immense water loss. Masire says the state company is addressing the issue. Meanwhile, water restrictions are to remain in place despite the healthy status of various sources of water. Masire said this is to ensure that available water is carefully used so it lasts until the rainy season.

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