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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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.
Thursday, 13 Apr 2017
Huge traffic volumes are expected on the country’s major roads today as holidaymakers travel to various destinations for the Easter long weekend. Some pilgrims will be travelling to their respective places of worship. Scores of ZCC members will be passing through border gates to South Africa to attend their annual pilgrimage in Moria in the Limpopo province.
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017
One of the recaptured prison escapees, Zimbabwean Godfrey Mapunganyika has pleaded guilty to the charge. Mapunganyika and 17 others escaped from Gerald Center for Illegal Immigrants in Francistown early this year. The fugitives are believed to have used a manhole lid to damage the prison fence before escaping. So far the police have recaptured 10 escapees while 8 Zimbabweans are still on the run. Appearing before Francistown Magistrate, Ishmael Molobe today, Mapunganyika who previously pleaded not guilty to the charge changed his plea.
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017
A 39 year old Zimbabwean man, Phumalapha Ncube has been convicted of rape by the Francistown magistrate court. Ncube was convicted of raping a 14 year old girl at Block 7 location two years ago. The two were neighbours and on that fateful day, Ncube visited the complainant to borrow a cell phone charger. Handing down judgement, Magistrate court Kaveri Kapeko said the complainant is a credible witness as she was consistent when testifying before court. Kapeko concluded that the state has proved its case against the accused person beyond reasonable doubt.
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017
Water restrictions are to remain in place despite the healthy status of various sources of water. Briefing the media earlier today, water Utilities Corporation CEO, Mmetla Masire said this is to ensure that available water is carefully used so it lasts until the rainy season. Mmetla explained that level two water restrictions which were introduced in October, 2012 remain the same. He further said the intention is not to find the country in the previous position where water did not reach all equally.
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017
Malaysian based, PASDEC automotive technologies CEO, Kevin Patther arrived in the country this morning to address hundreds of striking PASDEC employees. Over 500 employees are on strike, today marks a third day of workers protesting over alleged mal- administration and low payments at the car harness manufacturing plant in Lobatse. The employees committe vice chairperson Kabelo Phuthego told Gabz fm news that negotiations may commence anytime.
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017
Basic Education Minister, Unity Dow, says students can use sports to earn a living in the future. Official opening the BOPSSA and BISA finals in Francistown yesterday, Dow said sports can also help develop the students’ other aspects of life. She highlighted that sports also teach students discipline. Dow noted that her ministry is committed in ensuring that students perform well in sporting activities by availing the necessary resources.
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017
The Officer Commanding for Selebi Phikwe and surrounding areas, Senior Superintendent Takongwa Mazwiduma, says statistics indicate that women are more reluctant to wear their seatbelt than men. Speaking at a prayer service for the upcoming Easter long weekend yesterday, Mazwiduma said nationally, even though the number of road crashes for January to April period has slightly decreased, fatalities have gone up compared to last year.

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