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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Thursday, 27 Aug 2015
The cash-strapped BCL Mine in Selibe Phikwe has appealed for support from all its stakeholders as it faces uncertain future. It emerged last week that the company is fast running out of money and has been forced to turn to government for a bail out. Briefing the ongoing Phikwe full council meeting yesterday, Divisional Manager, Corporate Strategy, Mack William, said it is important that the mine be assisted to overcome its financial challenge, not only to realize its diversification strategy but also to secure the jobs of its more than 4 000 employees.
Monday, 24 Aug 2015
Orange Botswana says it is leading the market with 64 percent market share with its mobile based phone based payment system, Orange money. Orange says as of end of July, this year, 294 124 customers were registered for Orange Money. In a statement, the company’s PR and Foundation Manager, Boga Chilinde-Masebu says when they launched Orange Money in 2011, their primary objective was to offer convenience and banking services to the large base of Batswana who are unable to access financial services.
Monday, 24 Aug 2015
There are fears that the financial uncertainty faced by the Selibe Phikwe based mining giant, BCL, may jeopardize the completion of the 700 million Pula smelter shutdown which is currently underway. Reports say BCL is fast running out of cash and is struggling to meet some of its financial obligations. The BCL Board of Directors is due to meet this week to address the situation and is possibly turn to the government for a bailout.
Friday, 21 Aug 2015
Government investment arm, Botswana Development Corporation, says it's courting an international hotel, to build a five-star hotel at its new headquarters at Fairscape Precinct in Gaborone. The 15-storey skyscraper is located at Showground office park, comprising of rental office space, retail, restaurant and penthouses. During a media tour of the building, BDC chief Bashi Gaetsalwe said his organisation found it important to initiate Fairscape Precinct, to revitalise fairgrounds by offering commercial and retail tenants with a world class mixed use property.
Friday, 21 Aug 2015
Some members of the public in Lobatse are pleased with the new changes in the issuance of driving licenses for public transport. In the new PRDP system, applicants have to provide medical tests and a police report, whereas in the old system they were also required to do theory and practical tests. The Lobatse transport office has since been inundated with hundreds of people applying for the licenses, even though the fee has gone up by 10 Pula, from 130 Pula to 140 Pula. Some people were already queuing at the office as early as 5 am.
Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015
Botswana Power Corporation, says last night's unplanned power cuts in Gaborone and surrounding areas, were a result of a major equipment failure at the Mogoditshane Substation. The failure, resulted in an explosion at one of the utility's main units in block 9. BPC spokesperson Spencer Moreri, told Gabz fm news, that the power failure has also affected Water Utilities' pumping points, that feed Gabane and Mogoditshane areas, which have been experiencing water shortages in recent weeks
Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015
Water Utilities has denied allegations suggesting that its involved in the supply of untreated water for domestic use in areas such as Mmopane and Tsolamosese. Residents have been forced to buy water from individuals who own water bowsers in the area, due to severe shortages. Apparently those who sell the water claim they bought it from Water Utilities boreholes. Water Utilities spokesperson, Matida Mmipi, has not disputed that some of the individuals bought the water from their boreholes. She says the water is not meant for consumption as its not treated.
Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015
President Khama has claimed ignorance about a delegation from MDC-T in Zimbabwe, which was reportedly here in Gaborone to lobby him. The group apparently was sent by former Prime Minister, Morgan Tsvangirai, to capitalise on his friendship with Khama to discuss Zimbabwe. It is claimed that Mugabe has managed to muzzle any discussion on Zimbabwe since August last year. But Khama told journalists that he is not aware of the delegation...
Monday, 17 Aug 2015
Still in Francistown, Water Utilities says it has restored water supplies in most locations in Francistown, that were recently hit by severe water shortages. The most affected locations were Monarch, Ntshe and Satellite. Water Utilities’ spokesperson, Matida Mmipi told Gabz Fm news, that the water shortage was caused by pipe burst that was damaged by contractors of the iconic spaghetti intersection.
Saturday, 15 Aug 2015
A local chibuku business man has expressed unhappiness at the recent closure of a KBL plant in Lobatse. The business man claims the brewer never addressed their closure with its customers. He says for the past 3 weeks his stock has been arriving late as it is coming from Francistown due to the current water and electricity problem affecting the plant in Gaborone.He says he has lost business as his supply cannot meet customers demand.

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