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13 May 2019

Confusion and intrigue surrounds an application by Botswana National Front (BNF) and Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Duma Boko’s application to the Companies and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA) to be personally granted exclusive ownership of the UDC “presidential” brand.

13 May 2019

The Botswana National Front Veterans League has revealed that the party leadership has asked for funding from former president Lt Gen Ian Khama.

13 May 2019

The leader of Botswana Movement for Democracy, Sidney Pilane has said he will move swiftly to stop ongoing attempts by the leader of Umbrella for Democratic Change, Duma Boko to patent either in full or in part the UDC logo to himself.

13 May 2019

Lack of humility is hurting the compassion of our nurses.

The President of the Botswana Nurses Union (BONU) Obonolo Rahube has expressed concern over the continuing violence and verbal abuse of nurses by members of the public in the workplace

13 May 2019

The Vice President Slumber Tsogwane has been sucked into a fierce battle between the Ministry of Tertiary Education andInternational Aviation Solutions (IAS) over sponsorships for students.

The government has already pulled the plug on the IAS by refusing to sponsor students enrolled with the IAS.

13 May 2019

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

Following decades of dominating business tenders at the Botswana Defense Force (BDF) Seleka Springs is reportedly beginning to feel the pinch now that Ian Khama is no longer at the helm.

13 May 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

If the latest annual report of the office of the Auditor General is anything to go by, then a referral hospital in the northern part of the country - Nyangabwe Hospital should be the last option for any patient looking for decent medical attention.

13 May 2019

Researchers will this June start working with First Nations in Botswana in to draw on their traditional Indigenous knowledge about climate science. This comes after the release of the Global Sustainability report which highlighted that Botswana’s climate in 2019 is likely to be disastrous and even surpass the 2015/2016 El Nino.

13 May 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

The department of Clinical Services had no option but to furnish the office of the Auditor General with a list of expired drugs that the department is still keeping at the Central Medical Stores (CMS).

13 May 2019

China wrote-off Botswana’s debt in a bid to improve deteriorating diplomatic relations between Gaborone and Beijing, a report by United States researchers has suggested.

13 May 2019

BY CALISTUS BOSALETSWE

There are fears that animal right organisations and western countries are armed to the teeth to oppose Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe’s intention to sell ivory.

13 May 2019


BY MPHO KUHLMANN

“Big boys don’t cry”, “suck it up”, “Act like a man”, “Don’t act like a girl”. All of us has either heard one of these phrases or uttered them.
 
This pretty much sums up the extent to which the Botswana traditional society puts pressure on men to bottle up their emotions and suffer in silence.

13 May 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN
 
If there is any one incident that brings the conflicting emotional socialization of men and women to a head, it has to be the loss of a baby through miscarriage. This can be one of the most devastating things to happen to a couple. Women tend to grieve in solitude while their partners either detach or hit the bottle hard.

13 May 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

The Auditor General’s office came very close to calling a multi-million Pula deal between two state owned entities – Botswana Couriers and Central Medical Stores a “collusion”.

13 May 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

Botswana’s most successful company, Wilderness Holdings, is expecting a bump in profits – the last of the company’s impressive financials that will no longer be public information once the ecotourism company exits the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) later this year.

13 May 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

The first quarter of the year continued to show some signs of a recovery in the local equity market as the Domestic Companies Total Return Index (DCTRI) appreciated, while the Domestic Companies Index (DCI) also appreciated after another positive movement during the final quarter of 2018.

13 May 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

13 May 2019

BY PATIENCE RADISOENG

PALAPYE - The Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the central part of the country that have been aided by Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) have acknowledged efforts made by the corporation as it continues to foster them into competitive and sustainable businesses.

13 May 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

With no commercial production of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in Botswana, it has been found that gas importers are not only critical in the supply chain but they can also influence prices, reveals Competition Authority.

13 May 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

Despite the expected rise in public workers’ salaries, a highly optimistic president who has vowed to wow investors and create jobs, local businesses have expressed a dim view about their prospects, according to Bank of Botswana’s new report released on Friday.

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