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05 Jul 2006

Botswana Medical Aid (BOMAID), screamed at the flat membership growth and the contributions levels as it raised the flag for an increased membership contribution.

The country’s oldest medical aid scheme which is badly run said the membership contribution hike is necessary for its survival.

05 Jul 2006

Tertiary Education Council, TEC, is coming up with a new holistic way of ensuring that the country's tertiary institutions train and produce graduates that meet and match the country's manpower needs.

05 Jul 2006

Members of Parliament have been claming allowances for traveling between Parliament and their constituencies, although the perk is not provided for under the National Assembly (Salaries and Allowances) Act - it emerged this week.

05 Jul 2006

Realizing that the war against the virus was far from being won, government moved a step further and adopted some hard line measures such as compulsory testing for patients visiting public health facilities. I also noted that these new measures, while helpful, are failing to halt the scourge, a thing that might compel the government to institute more strict and uncompromising measures.

05 Jul 2006

Supporters of Basarwa, who are resisting relocation from the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, protested outside a conference for investors in Botswana held in London his week - Survival International has reported.

05 Jul 2006

Although the players would not want to say it openly, indications are that the ongoing opposition unity talks are on the rocks.

Information reaching Sunday Standard is that negotiating parties have been busy amassing volume of evidence against one another to prove each other's cases of negotiating in bad faith.

05 Jul 2006

To make it to the alter and have wedding bands on their fingers, Mmabatho Keletso, from Moshupa, and Thabiso Matsetse, from Tlokweng, are having to take a few punches and scratches on their faces, break a few bones, pay heavy court fines or even end up in prison.

05 Jul 2006

A repeat offender, with more than five previous convictions, added another dubious record to his name, when he committed his latest offence on the way to prison where he was to begin a five year jail term.

05 Jul 2006

A Gaborone West traffic officer, who does not have a driving licence, crashed a car 300 meters from a police road block after having impounded the car from a driver who he had caught without a driving licence.

05 Jul 2006

The anticipated mass exodus of big investors from South Africa to Botswana has been stemmed this week by South Africa's agreement to demands by multinational companies for laws that make it easier for them to transfer key staff to South Africa.

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