Wednesday, 29 Mar 2017
The Presidency has confirmed that President Ian Khama has agreed to lift the suspension of four Judges of the High Court.
Wednesday, 29 Mar 2017
The Gantsi district has recorded 16 malaria cases with a further 44 suspected cases.
Wednesday, 29 Mar 2017
Francistown City Council has intensified efforts to collect rates from residents.

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Friday, 03 Jun 2016
KFC Botswana is closing all its stores in the country leaving behind 400 of its employees across the country without jobs. VPB Propco, franchisees of the KFC business in Botswana, says the closure comes as a result of a number of factors, chief of which, is the end of the franchise agreement, and the acceptance that it no longer makes business sense to continue operations , VPB says during the course of the last 12 months, it has worked tirelessly to seek an alternative and it was clear that it is no longer feasible to continue operations.
Thursday, 02 Jun 2016
Production at the Selebi Phikwe based steel processor, Pula Steel, has been disrupted, following the downing of tools by the expatriate workers. A Pula Steel employee told Gabz FM News that the Indian staff complement at the Plant are not happy with the late payment of their salaries with allegations that some workers are owed salaries of up to four months. However Pula Steel officials, CEO Ranvir Verma and Corporate Services Manager, Brian Mosenene, explained that their expatriate staff has been sourced from India by the equipment manufacturer through a labour agency.
Wednesday, 01 Jun 2016
The Permanent Secretary in the Transport and Communications Ministry says the Air Botswana bankruptcy has led to the national airline hiring airplanes from the South African Airways. Dr Omponye Kereteletswe informed the Public Accounts committee, that they have started hiring South Africa airways jets, after the national airline's fleet were grounded due to mechanical problems. He stated that they resorted to hiring jets from South Africa airways to augment the shortage of the Air Botswana fleet.
Monday, 30 May 2016
Hardly a year after three miners were killed in a ground fall at BCL mine, in Phikwe; the troubled Copper/ Nickel miner has suffered yet another horrific mine accident. Reports say at least three other miners were killed last night, in an incident that involves a skip-an underground small train used to transport ore. A number of miners are said to have suffered serious injuries.
Thursday, 26 May 2016
Khama officially launches Masa square hotel
Masa Square Hotel this week hosted its valued stakeholders for the official launch and plaque unveiling of the newly branded hotel under new ownership and management. The hotel introduced a number of developments that were officially launched by the Environment, Wildlife and Tourism Minister, Tshekedi Khama. Amongst some of the new developments include a fully renovated foyer and reception, the introduction of Don Carlos restaurant, and Carlitos café, both of which boast exciting new menu options.
Thursday, 26 May 2016
Masa Square Hotel this week hosted its valued stakeholders for the official launch and plaque unveiling of the newly branded hotel under new ownership and management. The hotel introduced a number of developments that were officially launched by the Environment, Wildlife and Tourism Minister, Tshekedi Khama. Amongst some of the new developments include a fully renovated foyer and reception, the introduction of Don Carlos restaurant, and Carlitos café, both of which boast exciting new menu options.
Thursday, 26 May 2016
The government will soon review some trading laws that impede Batswana to venture into business. Addressing Francistown councilors yesterday, Assistant Minister of Trade, Sadique Kebonang, said some trading laws have been overtaken by time, therefore, must be reviewed. Kebonang said some requirements that are needed for one to acquire a trading license are irrelevant.
Wednesday, 25 May 2016
The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Boipolelo Khumomatlhare, says Zimbabwean diplomats have likened Botswana's persistent request for Zimbabwe to pay its P55 million to be tantamount to whipping a dead horse. Khumomathare was responding to members of the Public Accounts Committee who wanted to know about the money owed by the Zimbabwean government after they bought live cattle from Botswana.
Monday, 23 May 2016
The Botswana Housing Cooperation, CEO Reginald Motswaiso, has called on tenants to empower themselves through home ownership, by utilising the BHC tenant scheme, that will be reintroduced again on July 1st this year. Motswaiso was giving remarks at the sitting Tenants campaign final draw this past Friday in Gaborone. In his remarks, he called on those who still have not purchased to do so, as the cooperation has been advised to consider demolishing their old structures and consider building high raised building because there is a shortage of land.
Friday, 20 May 2016
Selebi Phikwe police have issued a warning that cybercrime is on the rise in the mining town. Phikwe Station Commander, Victor Nlebesi, told Gabz FM News that there is a syndicate targeting house seekers, and soliciting payment through the e- wallet system. He explained that the criminals lure their victims through the social media, and once a deposit is paid the social media account and the number used in the e-wallet payment are di-activated.

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