We still need to dig the roots of the Setswana language some more. We know that maize has its roots in the Americas and came into Africa by Portuguese traders in the 1500s to the 1600s through Mozambique into South Africa. Linguistic evidence demonstrates that maize is not indigenous to Africa. All this is reflected in the name for maize in many African languages.
Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Duma Boko has been roped in as a hit-man by a section of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) that seeks to oust President Mokgweetsi Masisi.
The Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) on Thursday filed an application with the High Court for the provisional liquidation of Capital Management Botswana (CMB).
The application which places CMB out of Statutory Management by former High Court Judge Peter Collins is before Lobatse High Court Judge Mercy Gaorekwe.
The decision by government to open the lucrative multi million Pula Central Medical Stores logistics management contract for bidding is being frustrated by what is believed to be attempts to rig the tender.
Botswana’s first study on the causal relationship between e-money penetration and household consumption has found that more use of auto-teller machines (ATMs) and electronic funds transfer at points of sale (EFTPOS) will spur economic growth – as it has elsewhere in the world.
In order to demonstrate its commitment to improving the lives of people living with disabilities Botswana should ratify and domesticate the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities .Over two decades since its adoption, the National Policy on Care for People with Disabilities (NPCPD) has failed to achieve its desired policy outcomes, let alone meet its objective of improving the liv
Candidate-subjects seeking to unseat the Minister of Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation and Tourism and future Bangwato kgosikgolo, Tshekedi Khama, as Serowe North West MP are said to have a pretty good chance of not only doing that but making history as well.
The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime is accused of playing dirty to get a court order to seize properties belonging businessman Bakang Seretse and his co accused.
Seretse, Kenneth Kerekang and Botho Leburu are currently facing money laundering charges.
The cell phone has been blamed for ruining a number of relationships and marriages. However, some couples seek to foster trust by not being overly protective about access to their phones by their partners. It all starts and ends with the password. Is sharing passwords a litmus test for our relationships?
William Shakespear’s famous question, “what’s in a name?”seems to have taken a new urgency for most who wish to stand out from the crowd.
What do you do when you want to name your child Olivia but it's one of the most common names around for girls? You name your child Aliviyah instead. Anything unique to set your child apart.