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10 Jun 2019

BY PATIENCE RADISOENG

Enrolment in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) is in slow decline across the country. This is according to officials from the nation’s first ever Science and Technology university - Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST).

10 Jun 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

SELEBI PHIKWE - At a time when the government flagship programme – Ipelegeng seems to be “pilfering” the shine when it comes to availing jobs to the job hunting populace, SPEDU – a government agency says it has also set a target to add to the numbers.

10 Jun 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

The recently discovered 1 758 carat diamond by Lucara Diamond Company Botswana from its Karowe – the largest by far – is still on display as the company analysis the special rough stone before it can be put up for sale..

10 Jun 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

WASHINGTON, USA - Globally, the scale and depth of the challenges facing small businesses vary but the root cause of the problem appears to be similar: the funding simply does not go the same direction as the business needs.

10 Jun 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS – Ivanka Trump, daughter and advisor to the US President – Donald Trump did not only shine with her long sleeve white floral dress that matched the belt and royal blue high heels but her speech at the just ended Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) seems to have left an impression on the over 2000 attendees.

10 Jun 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

The national statistics agency – Statistics Botswana has released its latest formal sector employment data showing a 0.9 percent upward movement in the formal sector employment.

The latest Stats Brief, released in late May 2019 presents formal sector employment figures as at the end of December 2018.

10 Jun 2019

Atleast one director has so far stepped down from his position as non executive director at a property company owned by former President Festus Mogae and suspended Choppies Enterprises Chief Executive - Ramachandran Ottapathu.

Before Ram’s suspension, the two business partners were both steering the ship at the troubled mass grocery retailer – Choppies boardroom.

10 Jun 2019

The founding Chief Executive Officer of local retailer – Choppies Enterprises - Ramachandran Ottapathu could find himself facing further discipline from the company’s board of directors.

10 Jun 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

I have been privileged to have – last week - visited one of the most developed countries in the world – USA. This is where I wrote this commentary from. The visit was part of the Foreign Press Touring programme ran by the US Dept of Public Affairs and I was part of it courtesy of the US – Gaborone embassy.

10 Jun 2019

"Catch them young", is probably a common phrase that health officials use mostly to express the desire to have children drilled through issues of sexuality at an early stage. But this concept can be used also in academics.

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