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11 Nov 2006

Stanbic Investment Management Services (SIMS) said Friday there is a need for a sea-change in the labour laws aimed at encouraging retirement savings for multitudes of working people with a view of reducing the level of poverty and the burden placed on government.

11 Nov 2006

It was last year during the first round of the Mascom Premier League when many spectators left the game really mesmerised. They could not believe the mighty match saving saves, which had been produced by Prisons XI’s Burundian-born goalkeeper.

11 Nov 2006

Sometimes it is worth keeping quiet when a person in authority goes off the rails in the course of executing of his duties. But when he overdoes it, those around him will start murmuring negatives.

11 Nov 2006

When the 2006/2007 Mascom Premier league kicked-off, one team remained winless because of their wastefulness in front of goal. But the team was a marvel to watch as they tore opponents apart with their neat passing game. The side is none other than Gaborone United.

11 Nov 2006

The Botswana Congress Party has dismissed as “laughable and a non-starter” a suggestion that the two parties and BAM (Botswana Alliance Movement) should merge under the banner of BPP.

In a confidential letter leaked to The Sunday Standard, a Senior BPP officer implored the BCP to dissolve and join his party's ranks.
BCP's Dumelang Saleshando dismissed the idea out of hand.

11 Nov 2006

During the National Development Plan 8 (NDP 8) preparations, in particular at the National District Development Conference in 1996, commenting on the then Ministry of Works, Transport and Communications sectoral plans I suggested that the government should consider the possibility of outlawing or scrapping off sixteen-seater public transport minibuses commonly known as combis, in favour of twen

11 Nov 2006

Four Zimbabwean men were this week arraigned before the Urban Court Deputy President Kgosi Motse Sebele after they were arrested in Gaborone while working in Botswana without work and resident permits.

11 Nov 2006

The standoff between Botswana Unified Local Government Service Association President Pelotshweu Baeng and some dissidents within his executive committee is expected to reach a thunderous climax on December 4 when the association meets to elect a new executive committee.

11 Nov 2006

A Francistown young man who has traded prison khakis for car wash overalls brandished a spade at a team of police officers and Botswana Defence Force soldiers who wanted to raze down his makeshift car wash stall.

The rickety stall is the difference between his old life as a repeat offender and his new life as a small businessman.

11 Nov 2006

A leaked secret memo describing Batswana as an “inherently lazy people” is fomenting a storm in the Okavango tourism enclave.

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