Friday, 26 May 2017
The Transport and Communications Ministry has dismissed as false, reports that both bus and taxi fares will be increased by Monday this coming week.
Friday, 26 May 2017
The police have dismissed as a hoax, a message circulation online claiming that four gunmen are on a spree to commit a series of offences including killing, rapes and robbery.
Friday, 26 May 2017
Police investigations into a case in which packages of pregnancy termination tablets went missing at Athlone hospital a fortnight ago have not born any fruits yet.

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Monday, 14 Sep 2015
With the country's water situation set to get even tighter in the coming months unless the country, especially the Southern part receives above normal rainfall, government says it is in the process of pushing ahead to get water from the Chobe/ Zambezi rivers. Water Resource Minister, Kitso Mokaila, told Gabz FM news on the sidelines of his tour of the North-South Carrier Water Project pipeline, that the project will kick off once government has decided to undertake it through the Public Private Partnership, or the Design, Build, Operate and Transfer models.
Thursday, 10 Sep 2015
Francistown West MP, Ignitious Moswaane, has offered to help draft a business plan for a Maun Man, Gaone Moagi, who said he will sell his kidney to raise funds to start a business. Moswaane says he is optimistic that Moagi will get funding once he helps him draft the plan. He said that it was normal procedure that financial institutions reject some business plans, when such plans are not properly structured.
Thursday, 10 Sep 2015
The North West District is said to be experiencing a challenge in ending the Newcastle poultry disease, as cases of the disease continues to rise. Regional Public Relations Officer from the Ministry of Agriculture, Kealatotse Bautule, told Gabz fm news, that the district had an outbreak of Newcastle last year and since then, the Ministry has been fighting a losing battle to end the disease. Bautule revealed that from June to August this year, about 48 thousand chickens were vaccinated against the disease, and that 6 thousand had died from the disease.
Thursday, 10 Sep 2015
First National Bank Ghanzi Branch, through the FNB Foundation, has handed over a refurbished library and recreational grounds to Xanagas Primary school. Gantsi Branch Manager, Lekono Koketso, said the 65 thousand Pula facilities, will provide free and equitable access to information for all students be it in written or electronic form. He also said the facilities will also promote literacy by offering relevant reading material.
Friday, 04 Sep 2015
The Minerals, Energy and Water Resources Ministry, says retail pump prices for petrol, diesel and paraffin, will be decreased from midnight, Saturday due to the general decline in international crude oil prices. Retail pump prices of all petrol grades will decrease by 15 thebe per litre. Diesel grades will decrease by 40 thebe per little. The price of illuminating paraffin is to decrease by 40 thebe per little. International crude oil prices averaged 46.58 US dollars in August last month.
Friday, 28 Aug 2015
The greater Gaborone areas can expect prolonged water shortages as the North South Carrier Scheme is having operational problems. Water Utilities says due to the problem, it is unable able to pump water from Letsibogo dam to the southern part of the country. It says the Gaborone area has also not been able to maintain any storages in its tanks to draw on during times of the North-South carrier down time.
Friday, 28 Aug 2015
SADC energy ministers are meeting in Gaborone to discuss power supply challenges facing the region. Botswana Power Corporation says the Southern Africa Power Pool’s 45th meeting, is focusing on mapping a way forward on issues pertaining to the regional electricity demand and supply balance. The power pool represents regional electricity utilities. The ministers meet as power shortages continue to grip the region, with a 4 500-megawatt deficit in the Southern African Power Pool by March last year.
Thursday, 27 Aug 2015
The court yesterday heard a case, in which Botswana National Youth Council, national executive committee members took government to court, for dissolving the organization. Uyapo Ndadi who is representing the NEC members, argued that the decision to dissolve the organisation, should not have been taken by Youth, Sports and Culture Minister Thapelo Olopeng, but should have rather been taken by the general assembly. He argued that BNYC is an autonomous body that can stand on its own and has its own constitution. Ndadi said the membership should be restored.
Thursday, 27 Aug 2015
Francistown High Court Judge, Barnabas Nyamazabo has acquitted and discharged a 55 year old man from Moletemane who was charged with attempted murder. The court heard that Abote Monnana allegedly attempted to murder William Disenkeng by stabbing him with a knife on the right hand, at a local bar in Moletemane on January 14th 2007. Delivering his judgment, Nyamazabo said the investigating officer did not do a thorough job when investigating the case, adding that he was discredited during cross examinations, therefore unreliable.
Thursday, 27 Aug 2015
Still reeling from the brutal murder of a 22 year old woman by her boyfriend who later committed suicide, the small community of Ikageleng in Selebi Phikwe was once again last night shaken by the apparent suicide of another 22 year old woman, who was found hanging in the rafters of the house she shared with her boyfriend. Neighbours told Gabz FM News that the woman was discovered by her boyfriend when he arrived home from work.

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