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, 03 Mar 2017
Education authorities in Selebi Phikwe say the separation of Phikwe and Bobirwa sub regions will go a long way in improving the academic performance in the area. Phikwe Chief Education Officer, Lillian Matshameko, told Gabz FM News that the combined sub region is overwhelmed by a huge workload as the regions have a lot of schools. She said with the creation of the Bobirwa sub region at the beginning of this year, education officers will now be able to monitor and inspect school performance.
Friday, 03 Mar 2017
Education authorities in Selebi Phikwe say the separation of Phikwe and Bobirwa sub regions will go a long way in improving the academic performance in the area. Phikwe Chief Education Officer, Lillian Matshameko, told Gabz FM News that the combined sub region is overwhelmed by a huge workload as the regions have a lot of schools. She said with the creation of the Bobirwa sub region at the beginning of this year, education officers will now be able to monitor and inspect school performance.
Friday, 03 Mar 2017
The high court in Lobatse yesterday dismissed an application by the government for stay of execution of a ruling that said the President has no powers to appoint court of appeal judges. Government had wanted to appeal that ruling by Justice Abednico Tafa last month. Dismissing the application, Justice Tafa said granting the government the leave to appeal will be unjust and contrary to all notions of justice.
Friday, 03 Mar 2017
Francistown magistrate Ishmael Molobe has sentenced recaptured prison escapee, Gaomodimo Molosiwa to seven strokes of the cane for contempt of court. Molosiwa was convicted of contempt of court this morning after he said the case of escaping from lawful custody will continue after judgement day, because his key witness, Zimbabwean Charlotte Ndlovu has died. Molosiwa's sentiments did not sit well with prosecutor Atina Mandigo who pleaded with the court to charge the accused person with contempt of court.
Friday, 03 Mar 2017
Advocacy group BONELA says it is implementing various projects targeting commercial sex workers in the country. In a statement to mark the International Sex Workers Rights Day, BONELA highlighted that it is scaling up access to services for sex workers, including HIV and STI testing, HIV treatment and adherence to treatment. In addition BONELA says it is also providing sex workers with prevention commodities such as HIV and STI education, condoms and lubricants.
Thursday, 02 Mar 2017
A 34 year old woman has been found dead in Marobela, on the outskirts of Francistown. Tati Town police Station Commander, Superintendent Cyprian Magalela told Gabz FM news that it appears the woman was brutally killed in front of her two young children. The two children have not been hurt. No one has been arrested in connection with the murder and the police have appealed to the public to assist with any information that could lead to the arrest of the suspect.
Thursday, 02 Mar 2017
The Botswana Federation of the Disabled has hailed a move by rights group, BONELA, to prioritize the health rights of people living with disabilities. Launching a new strategy this week, BONELA vowed to put pressure on the government to implement a policy that speaks to the needs of people living with disabilities. BONELA director, Cindy Kelemi said her organisation is worried by the delay to adopt the policy.
Thursday, 02 Mar 2017
The high court is due to hand down a judgement in a landmark court case, in which government wants stay of execution of ruling that said the President has no powers to re-appoint court of appeal judges when their contracts expire. Justice Abednico Tafa presided over the matter earlier this week. In his ruling last month, Tafa said that President Ian Khama also has no powers to prescribe the numbers of the court of appeal judges, since those powers rested with parliament.
Wednesday, 01 Mar 2017
Rights advocacy group, BONELA, has launched a four year strategy aimed at championing the health rights of marginalized groups. Speaking to Gabz Fm news at the launch of the strategy in Gaborone yesterday, BONELA Director, Cindy Kelemi said the new plan is to fight for the health rights of key populations.
Wednesday, 01 Mar 2017
Three people who survived a helicopter crash in Tutume on Monday have been released from Nyangabgwe referral hospital. Tutume Station Commander, Superintendent Jerry Halahala told Gabz Fm news that one victim who sustained serious injuries is still hospitalized and will soon be transferred to Bokamoso private hospital. The chopper had 4 people on board, three men, and a woman. The privately owned helicopter crashed after tripping an electric cable, near Tutume primary school grounds. Police and the aviation authorities are investigating the cause of the crash

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