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13 Jan 2019

By Ruth Kedikilwe

With just 13 days into the New Year the heat is already up and it is not just the temperature.

The rate at which women are being sexually violated in this country is astounding with very little retribution from the law enforcers.

13 Jan 2019

By Mpho Kuhlmann

Every day, at least one Botswana underage kid is groped and coerced into having sexual relations with someone older than them, someone they look up to, someone they know as family.

This is according to recorded official data. The situation may be far worse as most paedophile cases are never reported.

13 Jan 2019

By Kabelo Seitshiro & Patience Radisoeng

Despite trading on hostile economic conditions, Sechaba Brewery Holdings Limited has managed to emerge a top performer at the Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) with the highest daily trade per counter of P425.6 million on 15 November 2018.

13 Jan 2019

By Mosidi Mokaeya

Botswana is failing on one of the indicators put in place to assess public awareness and the extent to which the public is aware of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

13 Jan 2019

By Kabelo Seitshiro

The Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) is to send home about 120 employees countrywide as a result of an ongoing restructuring exercise the Sunday Standard Business has learnt.

Already the LEA Ramotswa branch was closed recently while both Mochudi and Francistown branches have been merged with their Incubators as part of the exercise.

13 Jan 2019

By Portia Nkani

You might hear a lot about rising and falling inflation and cost of living, but what do these terms really mean? And most importantly, how do they affect your daily life?

13 Jan 2019

By Bonnie Modiakgotla

Households in Botswana are under siege.

Saddled by rising unemployment, stagnated wages, widening income inequality, poor savings and an increasing exposure to debt, a good majority of urbanites – 80 percent - are finding it increasingly difficult to own homes and have resorted to renting.

13 Jan 2019

By Portia Nkani

Sluggish government spending continues to be the greatest challenge facing businesses, according to the latest Business Expectation Survey of September 2018.

13 Jan 2019

By Patience Radisoeng

The Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security on Thursday banned the importation of live cloven-hoofed animals and their products from South Africa (SA) with immediate effect until further notice following the detection of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in the northern district of the Limpopo Province.

13 Jan 2019

By Arnold Letsholo

Funeral Parlors Association of Botswana (FPAB), an association for local funeral parlours, may be going under as its members are divided.

The association has split into two splinter groups being ‘Barata Association’ and ‘Barata Madi’ Association.

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