FOR one brief moment Thursday afternoon, Mompati Nwako became the face of the next best thing in the Botswana citizen economic empowerment drive.
FRANCISTOWN: There is seething anger among victims of crime over what they perceive to be a law that elevates the liberties and rights of hardened criminals at the expense of the safety of the larger community.
Players within the Botswana telecommunications industry are tipped for a new phase of breakneck and exciting competition following an invitation by the industry regulator to receive applications for licences under the service neutral framework.
The new framework does not discriminate between mobile and fixed line licenses.
The struggling Kgalagadi Breweries will undergo a new round of turbulence as a result of the ongoing Amstel beer stock out.
Although the effect will not show in the result to be released soon, the impact will certainly be there in the long term.
The Amstel brand contributes about 6 percent to KBL?s beer volumes.
MPs were on Thursday afternoon scoffed at for taking too much fancy on television and radio instead of practically delivering to their respective constituencies.
Botswana has put its money and hope for electricity in the Western Power Corridor, a joint venture company based in Gaborone involving power utilities from Angola, Botswana, Namibia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Batswana importing second-hand vehicles from Japan and Singapore may be forced to reroute their imports through alternative ports if South Africa succeeds in its attempt to stop the cars coming in through its ports.
South Africa wants to ban the use of its roads to move imported second hand vehicles into the Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries.
The Attorney General said they will be defending the government against an appeal by Basarwa who want to be awarded P2 million costs for the marathon case of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve that ended last year.
Handing down the judgment last December, the High Court ruled that each of the parties would have to foot their legal costs.
The police instructor assigned to teach police recruit Kabo Sealego how to swim was talking on his mobile phone about the time the recruit
drowned to his death.
A suspected car-jacker who has been awaiting trial for five years behind bars lost patience on Thursday and threw tantrums at the presiding Magistrate Nelson Bopa.