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, 24 Feb 2017
In Ghanzi, Police in Tshootsha are investigating a case in which a young woman of Okhwi ward was brutally murdered like a goat by her boyfriend. In an interview with Gabz Fm yesterday, constable Orebotswe of Tshootsha police confirmed that they are investigating a case which was reported on Thursday by the deceased uncle. The deceased, Elisabeth Galesete aged 20 years was discovered under the bed by her brother who notified their uncle and is believed to have been murdered by her boyfriend in what appears to be a love affair gone wrong.
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017
GabzFm has embarked on an initiative geared towards assisting those that have been affected by the current floods by working with key stakeholders to offer relief products and give real-time updates to the affected. Together with one of its key partners, robot auto electrical, GabzFm will be visiting the affected areas like in the Kgatleng district where some families have been relocated following the floods and areas such as Ramotswa. The station says it will be working with town and village administrators to identify needy families and individuals.
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017
The Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions, BOFEPUSU has strongly criticized Finance Minister, Kenneth Matambo for his alleged comment, that the Public Service Bargaining Council, PSBC is a waste of time. On Tuesday in parliament, the minister said that the PSBC is of no use as it has now put a halt to increment processes, adding that if the PSBC was not in existence, the public service could be enjoying salary increment regularly.
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017
Operations at Athlone hospital in Lobatse have been disrupted following rains and flooding in the town. Lobatse District Health management team chairperson, Tilwane Mokgatle says the dental clinic has been temporarily closed following water invasion. Mokgatle said experts recommended new roofing for the dental ward, hence they have temporarily closed for major operations.
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017
Some public transport operators in the Lobatse-Gaborone route have downed tools following a bridge collapse near Nnywane dam along the A1 road. Only a few remained in operation providing services for passengers heading to Gaborone from Lobatse, using alternative routes. One of the drivers, John Molefhe said they encountered many challenges along their alternative Molapowabojang via Kanye Gaborone route such as large potholes. Molefhe said they have been successfully negotiating with customers to at least pay twenty pula instead of sixteen pula for the bus fare.
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017
The recent heavy down pours has damaged about 19 houses in Nkage and Senete villages. Tutume Assistant District Commissioner, Kabelo Tshekiso told Gabz Fm news that some of the affected families were given tents while others have been given food hampers. Tshekiso revealed that the heavy rainfalls have also damaged a bridge in one of the villages. He highlighted that the disaster management team, is still assessing the extent of the damage caused by the heavy rains.
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017
A number of households were yesterday relocated following floods in Ramotswa. The MP for the village, Samuel Rantuana says the Ramotswa boarder is still closed following the floods. He says operations at the hospital were also disrupted as some patients had to be relocated following the floods. He also noted that flood waters have damaged the road by Taung. Meanwhile, for the second day in row, commuters from Ramotswa remain stranded, as the Ramotswa Boatle road remains closed due to flooding.
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017
The road leading to Lobatse from Gaborone remains closed following a bridge collapse near Nnywane dam on the A1 road, yesterday. District number 4 officer commanding, senior superintendent Alakanani Makobo, has advised motorists to use the police college route through Mogobane up to Kanye through Molapowabojang up until Lobatse. Meanwhile, three people died yesterday in the Mogobane road in an accident that involved two motor vehicles.
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017
The Water Utilities Corporation says the Gaborone Dam level is currently at 71. 2 percent, as of this morning, translating to 24 months of supply without inflow. Figures show that, last year at time, the dam was at 1.7 percent. Water Utilities Communications Manager, Matida Mmipi, says the level is likely to go up, looking at the amount of water currently going into the Dam from the Notwane River, and other catchment rivers. All the country's major dams, except Thune Dam, and Gaborone Dam are at full capacity. Thune Dam is currently at 74 percent.
Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017
Francistown Mayor, Sylvia Muzila, has expressed concern about some unscrupulous people who steal street lights items in the second city. Addressing a full council meeting yesterday, Muzila urged members of the public to report the thieves to the police when they see such cases happening. She strongly criticized such people who are involved in stealing street lights equipment, saying such actions impacts on the safety of the communities that live in dark areas.

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