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, 12 Apr 2017
UDC Vice President, Ndaba Gaolathe, has expressed the need of skills empowerment, to address the current crises of youth unemployment in the country. Briefing the media on the procedure of the just ended third session of the 11th Parliament in Gaborone yesterday, Gaolathe said that there is need to invest money in vocational training, in order to ensure that young Batswana are skilled and as thus there is no need to outsource expatriates for jobs trained Batswana can do.
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017
Three teenage boys accused of the murder of a soldier have been further remanded in custody by the Maun Magistrate’s Court. The trio, Ontisitse Gabobogwe and Obonye Manyima both 19 and 18 year-old Tshipi Shakavuto, are alleged to have killed Madome Serumola at Fresh Exclusive night club in Maun in February. They allegedly assaulted the deceased with a batten on his head. Serumola apparently suffered serious injuries and was referred to Nyangabwe Referral Hospital where he later died. The three will return to court on April 21st.
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017
The leader of the opposition, Duma Boko, has again criticised the establishment of the intelligence unit DIS, saying it has brought nothing but unnecessary fear to Batswana. Briefing the media in Gaborone, Boko said that the DIS spys into Batswana's privacy and does not roll out necessary investigations thus violating the criminal procedure and investigation act. Boko also claimed that part of the 110 million pula that was spent during the B0T50 celebrations last year was for security reasons during the celebrations as the people had to go through security vetting.
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017
The leader of the opposition, Duma Boko, has again criticised the establishment of the intelligence unit DIS, saying it has brought nothing but unnecessary fear to Batswana. Briefing the media in Gaborone, Boko said that the DIS spys into Batswana's privacy and does not roll out necessary investigations thus violating the criminal procedure and investigation act. Boko also claimed that part of the 110 million pula that was spent during the B0T50 celebrations last year was for security reasons during the celebrations as the people had to go through security vetting.
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017
The Francistown high court has dismissed an urgent court bid by BOPEU to stop salary negotiations at the public service bargaining council. The ruling last night means that the 2016/2017 salary negotiations can continue today as scheduled. In the application, BOPEU had argued that BOFEPUSU had violated some clauses of the bargaining council constitution, and wants the union suspended from the Bargaining Council, for non-compliance.
Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017
Police in Maun are investigating a case in which a 27 years old man of Boseja Kubung was found dead with his body hanging from a tree. Maun Station Commander, Superintendent Motlhaba Ramaabya told Gabz fm news that the deceased has been missing since last week Friday. The deceased was found hanging from a tree in a nearby bush at Tsanakona cattle post. The police say the body had not yet decomposed and they are still to do a post mortem for further investigations.
Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017
Francistown High Court Judge, Justice Bengbame Sechele will tonight at 7 PM deliver a judgement in an urgent court application filed by trade union BOPEU. BOPEU is attempting to halt any imminent convening of the Public Service Bargaining Council PSBC with an urgent application and also wants BOFEPUSU to be suspended from the barganing council for non-compliance with the council’s constitution.
Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017
Employees at PASDEC automotive technologies in Lobatse have vowed not to meet an ultimatum set by the organisation for them to return to work today. The company's human capital manager, Freek Pretorious this afternoon issued letters to all employees who are currently on strike indicating that they should return to work as salaries had been increased. The striking workers however dismissed the letters and refused to return to work after receiving the said letters that compeled them to return to work within an hour of receiving them.
Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017
Some former BCL employees have expressed hope that the ongoing negotiations between the BCL Provisional Liquidator and the Dubai-based Emirates Investments House will result in the reopening of the mine so that they could go back to work. Last week, Nigel Dickson-Warren, indicated that negotiations with the potential buyer were going well and was optimistic that a deal will be signed at the end of this month.
Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017
BOPEU and BOFEPUSO are due in court today, in a matter in which BOPEU wants to the court to stop wage negotiations, which are expected to start tomorrow. The urgent application by BOPEU was postponed yesterday by Francistown High Court Judge, Justice Bengbame Sechele. The application was postponed after the union’s attorney, Martin Dingake, requested to be given time to respond to the answering affidavit from BOFEPUSU.

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