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11 Mar 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

The Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency is reportedly undertaking a study on the country’s manufacturing sector.

The study, according to the Minister of Trade and Industry - Bogolo Kenewendo is expected to identify business opportunities within the sector to enable both potential and existing clients for maximum exploitation.

11 Mar 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

There is an increase on Government expenditure regarding legal and related services according to the figures brought before Parliament this past week.

According to the figures, an overall rounded figure of twenty seven million Pula left Government coffers in a period of less than two years.

11 Mar 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

The Botswana government is currently making an assessment of the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP), three years after making the spontaneous multi-billion-pula expenditure.

11 Mar 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

Local industry experts have pointed out the need to invest in information communication technologies (ICT) as vital aspect in enabling Botswana to have a strategic advantage on digitalisation and innovation.

11 Mar 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

It will be in the interest of both the Botswana Government and De-Beers Group of Companies not to enter into any agreement relating to the diamonds sales, atleast this year.

This is according to Ndaba Gaolatlhe - Member of Parliament (MP) for Gaborone Bonnington South who is also leader of the Alliance for Progressives (AP).

11 Mar 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

De Beers has recorded another slump in rough diamond sales in the second sight of the year as the diamond mining giant continues to struggle with subdued demand for lower value diamonds.

11 Mar 2019

BY PATIENCE RADISOENG

The Competition Authority (CA) will host the national Competition Symposium on the 10th of April with the aim to bring a diversity of stakeholders to share ideas around key issues on competition and growing the economy.

11 Mar 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

The troubled retailer Choppies Enterprises says it does not know when it will publish its delayed audited financial statements, but gave indication that it will report lower earnings amid audit queries, legal and forensic investigations.

11 Mar 2019

The mouthpiece of the private sector – Business Botswana has said that it has not formulated a guiding policy relating to minimum wage vs. living wage models.

The Business Botswana President – Gobusamang Keebine told journalists in the capital Gaborone at a press conference this week that the chamber of commerce has not taken a deliberate stand on the debate yet.

11 Mar 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

The Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) quote teleco – BTCL this past week launched its new satellite earth station and data centre in the capital Gaborone.

The new infrastructures are expected to improve broadband, broadcast and data services as well cover hostile remote areas by providing high speed connectivity.

11 Mar 2019

By Victor Baatweng

This week we followed with keen interest a transaction in which the local teleco – Mascom Wireless could undergo ownership change resulting from a potential multibillion Pula deal amongst some of its shareholders.

11 Mar 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

The Group Chief Executive Officer of Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL) Catherine Lesetedi- has acknowledged that aggressive competitor pricing on group schemes as well as poor claims experience on group schemes over the past year have had impact on the company’s financial performance.

11 Mar 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

When it comes to money wastage, the now closed BCL Limited mine and Ipelegeng social programme are birds of the same feather. This is according to the Vice President – Slumber Tsogwane who is also Member of Parliament for Boteti West.

11 Mar 2019

BY OBUSITSE KOLOGWE

The newly acquired 70 seats Jet by Air Botswana, Embraer E-70 will not fly any time soon as it has to satisfy some terms and conditions.

11 Mar 2019

BY ANITA RANNOBA

Sports has for a long time been seen as a forte for men. Thus, for women, a career in sport whether as a player or administrator, is laden with difficulties.

For a long time in Botswana, as it has been internationally, women have been brushed aside as their male counterparts dominated the arena.

11 Mar 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

Botswana Football Association (BFA) has warned it will not compromise on standards it has set for premier league teams in the 2020/21 season.

All the premiership teams will face expulsion from the league if they fail to meet the compliance manual.

11 Mar 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

Teams that develop players will no longer suffer from poaching teams without compensation for expenses incurred during development stage.

The Botswana Football Association Technical Director (BFA TD), Serame Letsoaka is adamant that there will be coordination and registering of young players to appear in the FIFA list.

11 Mar 2019

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

Sports careers have a short lifespan especially the more physical codes like boxing.

This is so because there is no telling if the athlete will quit due to an injury or to pursue other life commitments. However there are athletes who are committed to the sport despite all the possibilities.

11 Mar 2019

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

Troubled BTC Premiership club Sankoyo Bush Bucks parted ways with chairman Obusitse John last week.

That followed an alleged financial misconduct that sent shockwaves in the football fraternity after an alleged raiding of gate takings funds by the chairman during the club’s home match against Jwaneng Galaxy two weeks ago.

11 Mar 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

Armed and dangerous! The chilling phrase that is always associated with menacing blood thirsty criminals is now as much part of Botswana schools as chalk and blackboard.

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