RSS Feed

16 Aug 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

The recently appointed Debswana Diamond Company Managing (MD) Albert Milton has passed on in Milpark Hospital, South Africa.

10 Aug 2019

It Has To Be Jazz® 

14 Aug 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

Botswana’s troubled retailer, Choppies Enterprises has announced that is considering exiting its South African market after a recent strategic review of the business.

11 Aug 2019

The Permanent Secretary to the President, Carter Morupisi is expected to resign next week after the Directorate of public Prosecutions (DPP) and the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) decided to press criminal charges against him.

11 Aug 2019

Fifteen Botswana Democratic Party Members of Parliament turned against President Mokgweetsi Masisi and Finance Minister Kenneth Mathambo and voted with the opposition to block the request for P900 million for Masama project.

11 Aug 2019

Greatly displeased with what Gaborone North MP, Haskins Nkaigwa, had alleged about her during a debate on the Declaration of Assets and Liabilities Bill, Minister of Transport and Communication, Dorcas Makgatho, said two remarkable things, one inside and the other outside the house.

11 Aug 2019

The President of the Umbrella for Democratic Change, Duma Boko, will launch the candidacy of the party’s parliamentary candidate in Boteti West, Sam Digwa, this coming Saturday.

11 Aug 2019

Expelled Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) has registered to contest the 2019 general elections as a separate entity from the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), court records show.

This is contained in a letter dated 15th May 2019 written by the party’s secretary general Gilbert Mangole and addressed to the secretary of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC).

11 Aug 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

The Minister of Health and Wellness has told Parliament that there is a shortage of health care professionals and support staff in Botswana.

As if that was not enough, Government does not provide security services to medical facilities such as clinics as they are outsourced to the private sector.

11 Aug 2019

The spokesperson of the newly-formed Botswana Patriotic Front, Justice Motlhabani, says that the party’s election manifesto is 90 percent complete.

“I must say it is a breathtaking document, in quality of content and aesthetics,” he says. “It contains clear targets and pragmatic deliverables. I have no doubt it will be well received.”

11 Aug 2019

BY MPHO KELEBOGE

Chief Justice Terrence Rannowane has challenged the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) to reconsider its decision to drag him into its case against the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) as a Returning Officer in the election of the President.

11 Aug 2019

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

11 Aug 2019

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

The government of Botswana remains one of at least two countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) yet to sign and ratify the African Charter on Democracy, Elections, and Governance.

11 Aug 2019

The Lobatse High Court on Friday stamped its seal of approval on an advice by Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) that the Public Procurement Disposal Board withdraws a tender that had been awarded China Jiangsu.

11 Aug 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

Efforts by Deepak Verma – a representative of the Verma family who conceptualized the liquidated Selebi Phikwe based steel manufacturing company – Pula Steel Casting and Manufacturers (Pty) Limited to buy back the company seems to be proving futile.

11 Aug 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

Water Utilities Corporation – the country’s water carrier has procured and is currently installing a device management system worth P24 million.

11 Aug 2019

BY MOSIDI MOKAEYA

Two local banks – National Development Bank (NDB) and Stanbic Bank Botswana this week held two separate events aimed at empowering women entrepreneurs in the country.

11 Aug 2019

BY PATIENCE RADISOENG

The Botswana Stock Exchange quoted Coal Company - Minergy Limited has announced that it will reach steady-state production by September this year.

The energy company which owns 100 percent of the 390-Mt Masama coal project in the Mmamabula area says the big-ticket items have been spent.

11 Aug 2019

BY PATIENCE RADISOENG

The Botswana government urgently needs to start turning rhetoric into visible action if some of its economic policies such as the Citizen Economic Empowerment (CEE) are to start bearing fruits.

As it stands, many smaller companies in the country are handicapped by a lack of competitive intelligence and access to finance.

Pages