Thursday, 01 Dec 2016
Story By: Calistus Bosaletswe Pictures By: Calistus Bosaletswe  
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017
Opposition members of parliament say the speaker of parliament is biased, following her decision to exclude Leader of Opposition Duma Boko’s motion yesterday in parliament.
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017
The recent heavy down pours has damaged about 19 houses in Nkage and Senete villages.

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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.
Wednesday, 18 May 2016
The Director of the Public Service Management says ghost employees continue to cost government millions of pula. When appearing before the Public Accounts Committee yesterday, Ruth Maphorisa said the problem is expected to be resolved once the transaction of payments is done online, not manually as has been the case. Maphorisa said currently there are more than fifty ghost employees who continue to cost government close to 6 million Pula.
Friday, 29 Apr 2016
Gabz FM, together with its partner, Mail and Guardian Africa, is due to launch an initiative to mark Botswana's 50th independence celebrations. The 50 young Batswana Change Makers, which will be unveiled at a media briefing at the Main mall in Gaborone this morning, is aimed at honouring young men and women, who are becoming movers and shakers in various fields. The public will select the 50 individuals; and nominations are underway until May 27th.

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