A controversial opposition politician was reportedly handed a war chest of P12 million to execute what became a successful intelligence operation to destabilise the opposition alliance.
Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Duma Boko has yet again left party supporters with more questions than answers as he offered no immediate solution to the coalition’s long standing problems with the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD).
Botswana’s herbivores are among the biggest losers following the hunting ban that was imposed by the former President Khama administration – researchers have pointed out.
HIV positive pregnant Batswana women who enroll on the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) programme face a difficult choice: to skip the programme and risk infecting their babies with the HIV virus; take a dolutegravir based ARV regime and risk having a baby with birth defects involving the brain, spine and spinal cord or take an efavirenz based ARV regime and risk exposing thei
It is a business model that is certainly not creating value in the larger scheme of things but problem conduct has created bountiful but unsustainable business opportunities for some enterprising people.
Botswana’s economy rebounded in the second quarter of the year at a higher pace last seen five years ago, making the quarter the strongest as most sectors of the economy were on an upward swing.
A report titled “Botswana journal of African studies 2014” attempt to give one of the earliest accounts on how entrepreneurial spirit has been passed across generations in Botswana. A number of success stories are however cited among the white commercial farmers in the Tuli Block as compared to the other natives across the country.
While a sizeable number of prospective investors and consumers are eager to know more about the alleged ‘fraud and money laundering’ at the local retail group – Choppies, the Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA) says it is not in a position to say a “thing”.
Vulnerability to weaker currencies and rising interest rates associated with the changing composition of debt may put the region’s public debt sustainability further at risk.
As a result, according to the Washington based World Bank, the latest release of Africa Pulse report suggests that, public debt remained high and continues to rise in some countries in Sub Saharan Africa.
Sechaba Brewery Holdings Limited shareholders at their extraordinary general meeting unanimously voted to reduce the holding company’s stake in its cash cow Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL) and Beverage Manufacturers Botswana.