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17 Jun 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

"Goodbye's (The Saddest Word)" is a song recorded by Canadian recording artist Celine Dion for her sixth English-language album - A New Day Has Come.

17 Jun 2019

BY PATIENCE RADISOENG

Leaders around the world are increasingly concerned with one word: change. Trends show that change in various sectors of the society and economy is happening at higher speeds, in more areas of life and with more unknown consequences than anyone can remember.

17 Jun 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

The Platjan Bridge linking Botswana and South Africa in the SPEDU region is now at 86 percent complete although behind schedule.

17 Jun 2019

BY ARNOLD LETSHOLO

The Ministry of Investment Trade and Industry (MITI) has facilitated registration of 86 business names for People with Disabilities, since 2015; out of which 15 were registered during the 2018/19 financial year.

17 Jun 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

Botswana`s continued investment and development towards information communication technologies which contribute to improved digital skills has been recognised among Africa`s digital initiatives to watch in 2019 by Liquid Telecom in their African Digital skills report 2019.

17 Jun 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

Atleast 13 African nations, five from southern Africa – Lesotho, Eswatini, Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa have caught up with the rest of the world in the list of countries that have ended the longstanding prohibition of the production of Cannabis and HEMP.

17 Jun 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

Numbers don’t lie and new numbers from the capital markets shows that the year 2018 has been a tough one for the multinational security giant - G4S Botswana.

17 Jun 2019

The 87th General Assembly of the World Animal conference (OIE) in Paris - France has, as part of its resolutions approved the Contagious Bovine Pleuropeuminia-CBPP and the Peste Petit de Ruminantes (PPR) freedom status without vaccination in Botswana.

17 Jun 2019

The Botswana Teachers Union Fund Trust or BOTUFF is said to be caught between rock and hard place in its attempt to sweep under the carpet some of the alleged ‘dirt’ by key members of its managerial team. The alleged acts violates the country’s financial services law amongst them the Insurance Industry Act section 107 and 96.

17 Jun 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

Less than two weeks ago Botswana’s youthful enterprises descended at the Fairgrounds Holdings show grounds to showcase their products and services at the annual Youth Business Expo. The Expo, according to the organisers – Ministry of Youth, is a platform that accord young entrepreneurs in Botswana a chance to showcase their products and services.

17 Jun 2019

BY PATIENCE RADISOENG

Botswana Labour Migrants Association (BoLAMA) and its members are thrilled at the news of the finalization of the Tuberculosis/Silicosis class action, by way of a R5 billion unopposed settlement agreement before the Johannesburg High Court. The case is slated for 27 July 2019.

17 Jun 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) intends to increase rental fees prices with more than 100 percent by 1st July 2019.

The Corporation confirmed that indeed a consultative meeting was held with tenants at the Phase 4 Sweets Flats, to inform them of the impending rent adjustments, which are cost recovery based.

17 Jun 2019

PORTIA NKANI reflects on Warren’s latest findings and achievements before departure.

BROKER’S FEES (POST-LIQUIDATION)

10 Jun 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

BR Express – the nation’s only passenger train owned and operated by the Botswana Railways is reported to be bleeding the coffers of the state owned agency as it is not yet profitable.

10 Jun 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

Government has reiterated its commitment to provide a conducive environment for youth economic empowerment during this year`s fourth annual youth business expo held in Gaborone recently.

10 Jun 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

The Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) Board of Directors has not renewed the employment contract of the corporation’s chief executive officer (CEO) Mmetla Masire who left the corporation on Friday.

The water utility denies that he was pushed.

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.

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