Friday, 24 Mar 2017
The ministry of health has commended the Anti Tobbacco Network for its advocacy role which has compelled government to come up with the tobacco control legislation.
Friday, 24 Mar 2017
Government this week pledged its commitment to enhancing efforts in empowering and promoting social inclusion of people with disabilities.
Friday, 24 Mar 2017
The Department of Road Transport and Safety resumes driving practical tests from Monday this coming week.

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Friday, 17 Aug 2012
The chairman of the Delimitation Committee, High Court judge Terrence Rannowane, says although Parliament is yet to decide the number of constituencies for the next general elections, the constitution stipulates that the committee should be appointed every ten years or immediately after a population census.
Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012
BDF scuba divers have recovered the body of one of the three men who went missing at the Gaborone dam more than a week ago. The body was discovered at 11 this morning as the search entered its 8th day. Superintendent King Tshebo of the Old Naledi police confirmed to Gabz Fm that the body has been recovered, while the search continues for the two other men. The body has been taken to Princess Marina hospital for post mortem. The name of the deceased is still being with held until his next of kin have been informed.
Friday, 03 Aug 2012
Head of Curriculum Development in the Ministry of Education, Molaodi Menyatso, has cautioned teachers to put student’s interests before theirs.Speaking to Gabz Fm this morning, Menyatso said teacher’s involvement in last year’s public servants strike has set back the ministry’s efforts. He explained that if teachers consider their interests first, they will lose focus on the bigger picture of educating the nation. He added that teacher’s involvement in the strike, lead to students lagging behind in the syllabus, something that he says continues to haunt the nation
Friday, 03 Aug 2012
The Hukuntsi Magistrate’s court has ruled that three BOFEPUSO members, who were charged with rioting and unlawful assembly during last year’s public servants strike, have a case to answer in court. The ruling comes after nine others were discharged in March this year. The three remaining members are scheduled to open their defence case next month.
Friday, 03 Aug 2012
The annual Kuru Dance Festival kicks off this evening in D’kar with organizers promising that it will be more spectacular than before.Speaking to Gabz Fm this morning, Letloa Executive Director Kaelo Mokomo, said Batswana are naturally known for their passion for dance and music, and it is through that initiative with an international appeal, that Batswana can benefit from the tourists that will grace the event. Mokomo says the festival has attracted a lot of people with all hotels and lodges around Gantsi being fully booked.
Friday, 03 Aug 2012
Government is still facing a problem in addressing cattle rustlers, who steal cattle in the Kgalagadi District and then sell them in South Africa. Security Minister, Ndelu Seretse, informed parliament this morning that the government intends to intensify patrols, and put up fences to address the problem which he said is on the rise. He says that once the funds become available, they will put up fences at South Africa and Botswana border to address the problem. At the same time, the ministry plans to set up patrol along the border to stop livestock theft
Friday, 03 Aug 2012
Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Theophilus Mooko, has shifted the blame for the shortage of text books in schools to teachers. Addressing a textbook development and evaluation review workshop in Gaborone, Mooko says excellent text books are being cast away. He says this is throwing public money into storerooms. He says teachers have a tendency of getting rid of old book upon introduction of new syllabi despite minor changes being made to the syllabus. Mooko says the escalating costs have impacted on students.
Friday, 03 Aug 2012
Swazi teachers who were fired after ignoring an order to end a five-week strike over salary increases have launched a court bid challenging their dismissal.Lawyers representing the teachers have told the Industrial Court that the strike is legal, and that they want the government to reinstate over 110 fired teachers.The strike shut down schools across the country, adding to its political and economic woes. Teachers have not had a pay increase since 2010 as the government battles to finance its massive public wage bill.They are demanding a 4.5 percent salary increase.
Friday, 03 Aug 2012
The UN General Assembly is due to vote on a resolution that condemns the Security Council for failing to stop the violence in Syria. The text is not legally binding but is intended to increase pressure on the council to take action. Russia and China have blocked attempts at the UN to impose sanctions against Damascus. The vote follows the resignation of UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan, whose peace plan has failed to end the violence in Syria.
Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012
Primary schools have been hit by a shortage of sorghum grain, sorghum meal and sugar beans countrywide. Assistant Minister of Local Government, Botlogile Tshireletso, has informed Parliament that the shortage is attributable to a company which declined to sign a contract to deliver the sorghum after winning the tender. Tshireletso stated that the company cited a price escalation of sorghum on the global market.She said the ministry is in the process of re-tendering to help mitigate the shortage.

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