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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Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013
Survival International claims that three Basarwa children were arrested by the police last week in the Central Kgalagadi Game Reserve for being in possession of game meat. It says all have since been released, but further reports of harassment and intimidation have surfaced, and there have been a growing number of Basarwa arrests.
Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013
Cabinet minister, Vincent Seretse and his two co-accused have been granted bail by the Village magistrates’ court pending their corruption case referred to the Gaborone high court. Thex charges emanate from a Botswana Telecoms tender awarded to a company called Serala in 2008 while Seretse was at the helm of the state company.
Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013
Bakgatla Royals
Reconciliation talks between the government and Bakgatla have started in earnest, with the view to withdraw criminal charges against Kgosi Kgafela and his tribesmen. The talks started yesterday in Gaborone and are scheduled to continue tomorrow and next week. Government is represented by Kabelo Nkwe of the Public Prosecution in the talks while Bakgatla tribesmen are represented by attorneys, Sidney Pilane and Victor Ramalepa. Kgafela, who has since relocated to South Africa, is still wanted here to answer charges of illegal flogging in Mochudi.
Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013
A 5 year old child who went missing in Lobatse six month ago has still not yet been found. Speaking to Gabz Fm News, WoodHall Police Acting Station Commander, Tlhageng Rantabe, says they have still no clues to link anybody to the disappearance of the child who went missing in July last year. Rantabe says their investigations are still on going as they still have not discovered the body of the child so they have to assume she is still alive Rantabe says they are not willing to give up yet and appealed to the public to assist with the search for the missing child.
Monday, 14 Jan 2013
Thousands of job seekers have converged at the Selibe Phikwe Stadium to register with the District Labour Office. Around this time last year police had to be called in to restore order at the District Labour Office after desperate job seekers broke down the fence of the premises. This time round the Labor Office seems to have taken measures to deal with an overwhelming number of job seekers, tents have been pitched inside the stadium and police officers are controlling the crowd at the entrance.
Monday, 14 Jan 2013
Botswana sector of teacher’s trade unions, BOSETU, has expressed concern at the recent shortage of teachers in schools. Speaking to Gabz fm this morning, BOSETU Secretary General, Tobokani Rari, says they are worried that the shortage may derail student’s performance. Most schools around the country have been hit by a shortage of staff, books and food since reopening last week. The shortage is said to have been caused by teachers who are on transfer with some having not yet reached their new work stations.
Monday, 14 Jan 2013
Court of Appeal Judge, Justice Isaac Lesetedi, is expected to deliver his decision tomorrow on an application by the Directorate of Public Prosecutions to appeal the decision to discharge and acquit property developer, Sayid Jamali, on corruption charges. Lesetedi told the court this morning that if he refuses the appeal then judgment will be delivered on the 1st of February but if he grants the appeal it has to go before a full bench of Court of Appeal Judges.
Thursday, 10 Jan 2013
Two women, convicted of stealing money from Health minister, Dr John Seakgosing, have been ordered to pay back the minister. The two, Selinah Kwenaetile and Kelesetse Mosepele, were serving as maids at the time, between December 2011 and January last year. They were convicted and sentenced to ten months in jail for stealing the cash in foreign currency, amounting to 80 000 Pula. Seakgosing had requested the court to make an order for the two women to pay him back over 44 000 Pula, after about 41 thousand Pula was recovered during Police investigations.
Thursday, 10 Jan 2013
Police have recorded 49 rape cases from beginning of this year as compared to 36 cases the same period last year. The weekly police crime report indicates that 20 suspects have been arrested in connection with some of these cases. 8 cases of murder were recorded with 7 suspects arrested for six of the cases. They also recorded 14 cases of armed robbery as compared to 28 cases last year. No arrests have been made in connection with the cases.
Thursday, 10 Jan 2013
Two more rare blue diamonds have been discovered at Karowe mine in the Boteti region. Lucara Diamond says the gemstones have weights of 4.77 carats and 0.2 carats. Lucara boss William Lamb says the company is investigating options for the sale of the stones. The recovery brings to four the number of blue diamonds recovered in the past few months.

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