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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Saturday, 08 Apr 2017
A 25 year old man, William Kamera has been sentenced to 2 years behind bars by the Francistown Magistrate court for unlawful possession of dagga weighing 209 grams. The jail term was suspended for 3 years on condition that Kamera does not commit any offence. He was also fined 5 thousand pula payable within 3 days failure of which he will be incarcerated for a year. Handing down sentence, Magistrate Dumisani Basupi said Kamera pleaded guilty to the charge which is a sign of remorse adding that he is a first offender.
Saturday, 08 Apr 2017
District No5 Officer Commanding, Senior Superintendent Peter Gochela told Gabz fm news that the bones where discovered on Thursday evening at a nearby bush in Disaneng ward. Gochela says they suspect the bones could be of a 19 years old Disaneng woman who has been missing. Gochela says their investigations are however underway to confirm the DNA and gender of the bones.
Friday, 07 Apr 2017
There is renewed hope in Selebi Phikwe that economic activity will be revived as the takeover deal of BCL assets nears conclusion. BCL Provisional Liquidator, Nigel Dixon Warren, confirmed that a due diligence exercise that is being carried out by the potential buyers will be completed next week. He expressed hope that an agreement will be reached by the end of April as government funding for care and maintenance is due to come to an end at the same time.
Friday, 07 Apr 2017
The President of Apostolic Faith Mission AFM in Botswana, Jobe Koosimile has requested calm in the public to afford the Police time to investigate a case in which the church's pastor in Mochudi, Mooketsi Mogomotsi has been detained by the police for the murder of his wife Dianah Mogomotsi. In a statement by Koosimile, the church was late last month informed of Mogomotsi being attacked by unknown assailants that led to him attaining serious injuries and being hospitalized until April 3rd where he was discharged and taken into custody by police to assist in the investigations.
Friday, 07 Apr 2017
Over nine thousand students have been enrolled in the target 20 thousand initiative in different tertiary institutions since the programme was adopted in January 2016. When updating parliament about the programme earlier today, the assistant minister of tertiary education, research, science and technology Fedelis Molao stated that target 20 000 was meant to provide rapid skills to the unemployed youth. The assistant minister stated that more than 9 000 young people have benefited from target 20 000 since its implementation.
Friday, 07 Apr 2017
Orange Botswana CEO, Dr Patrick Benon says all his staff will start putting on their Tlatsa Lebala t-shirts every Friday in support of Kast and his Tlatsa Lebala movement. Geared in their own Tlatsa Lebala t-shirts yesterday, Orange staff joined their CEO in handing over a gesture of support in the form of P40 000 to Kast in support of Tlatsa Lebala. The donation follows on from another local artist, Vee having made his own donation to the Tlatsa Lebala initiative during Kast’s 1000km walk.
Friday, 07 Apr 2017
Former Francistown Deputy Mayor, Lechedzani Modenga was yesterday arraigned before the magistrate court, charged with obtaining by false pretences. The state alleges that the BDP councillor unlawfully obtained 45 thousand pula from Karabo Nkwai in April 2015, claiming that he will use his position as Deputy Mayor to facilitate the acquisition of two plots for Nkwai in the second city. Modenga's plea was reserved because the substantive magistrate was not present and the case was postponed to the 31st of next month.
Friday, 07 Apr 2017
Trade federation BOFEPUSU has hailed the decision by the courts to interdict the request by government to credit the April salary at a 3 percent and 4 percent increment, despite the ruling by Justice Tshepo Motswagole on Tuesday. Justice Motswagole had rendered the unilateral 3 percent and 4 percent increment unlawful. The government requested that it be allowed to go ahead with increasing April payments for civil servants, citing that the process of preparing the April salaries was already in progress and could not be reversed.
Friday, 07 Apr 2017
Pula Steel Judicial Manager, Vijay Kalya-naraman, says he has managed to pay off the outstanding salaries of former employees following the termination of their employment contracts last month. Vijay decided to lay off the employees and place the steel plant under care and maintenance since production stopped in October last due to non-compliance with health and environmental standards. The company also faced mounting debts and has lost its fleet of vehicles to creditors and its power supply has been disconnected.
Friday, 07 Apr 2017
The youth unemployment movement says it plans to petition the Office of the President tomorrow. Addressing the media in Gaborone, the movement's Chairperson Thebe Ditshego said the group will hold the march from Notwane Grounds to the Office of the President, with the aim of raising awareness on the corrupt practices that continue to deplete state funds which could be used for employment creation for the youth. Ditshego also said his group will host an anti-corruption forum at the University of Botswana Auditorium to speak about the recent corruption cases in Botswana.

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