IF asked to describe Botswana’s middle class, I would settle for “POSH BUT POOR”. This is possibly the shortest yet precise description of the perils of Botswana’s impoverished middle-class. Past and recent global reports on wealth and equity distribution have documented the growing rates of impoverishment of the middle class in this country, once described as “Africa’s shining example”.
BY KABELO SEITSHIRO
Companies that were contracted during Debswana Mining Company’s Cut 8 project at the Jwaneng mine– including Majwe Mining Joint Venture are holding their breath following the completion of the project in late November 2018.
BY CEDRIC SWANKA
The new Gaborone Central Business District (CBD) seems to be the “place-to-be” for most local businesses as one after another continue to set up new offices there.
The Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Ministry of Youth empowerment, sport and culture development (MYSC) in its bid to support upcoming and youthful entrepreneurs in the country.
BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA
Letlole La Rona (LLR) - a Botswana Stock Exchange listed property company on Monday cautioned its shareholders that it is involved in negotiations that could result in the disposal of certain hotel properties.
The Public Enterprises Evaluation and Privatization Agency (PEEPA) is currently on a country tour to teach the Public about its mandate.
BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has received a major boost from the European Union and the German government which has funded the regional block to support its efforts in monitoring and mobilizing resources for the implementation of the regional agenda.
America’s girl group Destiny’s child has nothing on President Mokgweetsi Masisi. Long after the group dropped off the pop charts and went their separate ways, Botswana’s president is still standing and singing about being a survivor who has weathered perfect storms.
A marquee law firm is staking its reputation on the authenticity of a startling claim that a Deputy Sheriff-issued document with all surface appearances of legitimacy was actually a work of forgery. The alleged forgery cost the former Director of National Museum and Art Gallery, Tjako Mpulubusi, a fortune in property that was auctioned in restitution.
By Anita Rannoba
With as many games being continually introduced worldwide, Botswana has taken a step forward to also introduce its own traditional games to the Olympics for consideration to be played globally like any other game.