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14 Feb 2019

By Bonnie Modiakgotla

The ministry of Employment, labour Productivity and Skills Development has met with Choppies management to address issues identified in labour inspections carried last year.

14 Feb 2019

The Telegragh Reporter – VICTOR BAATWENG recaps the 2019/20 national budget as read by Finance Minister Kenneth Matambo and the responses of the leader of opposition in Parliament – Duma Boko as well as that of the leader of Minority – Ndaba Gaolatlhe.

JOBS CREATION

14 Feb 2019

By Portia Nkani

The Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) listed companies recorded reduced earnings resulting in share price declines in the year 2018 compared to 2017.

14 Feb 2019

By Bonnie Modiakgotla

Batswana farmers have been urged to tap into white maize production which already has guaranteed market and willing buyers.

14 Feb 2019

By Bonnie Modiakgotla

The Botswana government which has earmarked non-mining exports as a panacea to diversification has been advised to do more to ensure that the country attract investors which will prop up Botswana’s industrialization efforts.

14 Feb 2019

By Kabelo Seitshiro

Increased Government spending as well as cuts in taxation are key when it comes to stimulating and support economic growth, Clover Botswana Managing Director - Mike Joyner has said.

11 Feb 2019

By Kabelo Seitshiro

The Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) Acting Commissioner General, Segolo Lekau, has bemoaned the low level of tax literacy in Botswana.

11 Feb 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

Gaborone City Mayor - Kagiso Thutlwe has said the Council is in desperate need of over one billion pula to upgrade internal roads infrastructure in the capital.

This includes internal roads asphalt overlay on major roads within the City.

11 Feb 2019

The outspoken ruling party Member of Parliament for Francistown West Ignatius Moswaane has joined ranks with the opposition parties rekindling the debate over the living wage.

The legislator insisted the introduction of the measure was necessary and overdue to cushion public service employees’ bargaining power long eroded since the world economic meltdown.

11 Feb 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

The Government has vowed not to spend more than it has budgeted on contractors who go over budget ceilings for local development projects warning that over expenditure would be borne by engaged contractors.

11 Feb 2019

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

Member of Parliament (MP) for Boteti East Setlhomo Lelatisitswe has accused Debswana Diamond Company of failing hospitality companies in the sub-District by providing ‘free’ accommodation to companies doing business with the mining giant.

11 Feb 2019

The Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) has funded a total of 761 projects to the tune of P368 million since April 2018 to date.

CEDA Chief Executive Officer Thabo Thamane said the funding was across various sectors including, agribusiness, manufacturing, property development, and services -  creating a total of 1 934 jobs.

11 Feb 2019

By Victor Baatweng

The story of the Botswana Tourism Organisation and its former Chief Executive – Thabo Brian Dithebe is now old. There is a new one and it relate to another former CEO – Myra Sekgororoane.

11 Feb 2019

Botswana is at a risk of missing out on the benefits of the fourth industrial revolution, otherwise described as the advent of “cyber-physical systems” involving entirely new capabilities for people and machines, the Member of Parliament for Gaborone Bonnington North – Duma Boko has said.

11 Feb 2019

BY PATIENCE RADISOENG

Africa’s GDP growth is projected to reach four per cent in 2019 and 4.1 per cent in 2020, according to the African Development Bank (AfDB).

According to the annual economic outlook report, recovery in commodity prices will drive domestic demand and infrastructure investment across the continent even in 2019.

03 Feb 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

Just under P900 a month - this is what general workers are alleged to be earning at retail giant Choppies Enterprises, a company whose dual listing at the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) and Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is still on suspension.   

03 Feb 2019

BY MOSIDI MOKAEYA

If you're passionate about any subject and you have decent writing skills, blogging definitely could be an alternative career path for you.

This is according to South Africa based Social Media expert and influencer - Ashleigh Burton who was in the capital Gaborone recently.

03 Feb 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

There is a “new” word making a buzz in town – “toppling”. It was made popular by the ex-chief spy Isaac Kgosi during his arrest at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport a few weeks ago.

03 Feb 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

The cost of an ongoing rollout of a network providing connectivity between Botswana’s cities, towns and major villages and linking them to the international connectivity is estimated to have reached P300 million.

03 Feb 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

In his maiden Sate of the Nation Address (SONA) late last year, the President Mokgweetsi Masisi made it clear that transformative adjustments in government developmental planning will be effected during the midterm review of the National Development Plan 11 (NDP 11).

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