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15 Jul 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

The closure of the BCL mine has led to youth funded projects collapsing, with the remaining start-ups struggling to meet loan repayments, revealed government on Tuesday.

15 Jul 2019

Former Chief Executive Officer of the Botswana Telecommunications Authority (BOCRA) – Thari Pheko has purchased 110 000 ordinary shares of Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited making it to be one of the largest purchase by an individual investor.

15 Jul 2019

The Minister of Finance and Economic Development -Kenneth Matambo has allayed fears the Transfer Duty Bill will chase away potential foreign investors, defeating the Government much touted “aspirations and dreams of open and competitive economy”.

15 Jul 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

The issue of contractors more especially those owned by citizens abandoning projects unfinished was an in-thing in the 1990s in Botswana. Well the problem is back on fashion again as government has reportedly lost millions of Pulas over the past two years over abandoned infrastructural projects including roads.

15 Jul 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

Global credit ratings giant, Moody’s, has affirmed Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) ratings and has classified the company as stable, thanks in part to the support it enjoys from the Botswana government.

15 Jul 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

“Wine, women, and song”, the popular line that endorses hedonistic lifestyles has become a fitting hendiatris for Botswana bars.

15 Jul 2019

It Has To Be Jazz®

15 Jul 2019

BY LASELIE SEETSO

Molly Malomo and Kelly Sebolai’s are true graduates from the school of hard knocks. The twins were thrust into the trials and tribulations of life at a very young age; abandoned by their mother, suffering temper tantrums of an abusive father, going to bed without food and as if that was not enough, having to bury both their parents.

15 Jul 2019

The youthful 2018 Mandela Washington Fellows (MWF) are scheduled to launch own website in Ghanzi in three weeks time,on the 30th July at the commemoration of the World Day on Human Trafficking. The website aims to raise young people’s level of awareness on issues relating to human trafficking.

15 Jul 2019

With “almost everybody” on the list of people whom an upcoming law requires to declare their assets and liabilities, some voices are questioning the exclusion of private-sector journalists.

15 Jul 2019

KITSO KEMOENG’s face to face with  the man who during his days played football like Piano the way Dollar Brand would do his piano

15 Jul 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

“This is quite a game, politics. There are no permanent enemies and no permanent friends, only permanent interests,” William Clay.

The above adage fits snugly in relation to the state of affairs of Botswana football.

15 Jul 2019

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

Following the brushing aside of former Botswana Premier League (BPL) board chairman Jagdish Shah a week ago, chief executive officer (CEO) Thabo Ntshinogang’s fate at the helm of the organisation is indefinite.

15 Jul 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

Given a chance to shine at the 2019 World University Championships in Napoli, Italy, Botswana’s tertiary assembled team seems to be in disarray as they keep losing in their scheduled activities.

15 Jul 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

A case in which the former Botswana Premier League (BPL) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bennett Mamelodi is challenging the judgment of the High Court in relation to the findings of the Botswana Football Association (BFA) commissioned forensic audit will be finally determined on the 26th July.

15 Jul 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

Botswana ladies senior national softball team will be looking to shed an underdogs tag and cause an upset to book a ticket to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics when they compete at the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Europe/Africa qualifiers.

15 Jul 2019

Ian Khama’s differences with president Mokgweetsi Masisi may be deep, but they remain wholly personal.

Other than to remove Masisi, and may be the BDP from power, the political aims of Ian Khama remain unclear.

15 Jul 2019

It is an election year and Botswana is gripped by crazy politicking characterized by deceit, lies, irrationality and stupid hostilities. Essentially, a notable trend in Botswana politics over the past elections has been the rise of a lack of purpose.

15 Jul 2019

It is now abundantly that in Botswana, the tourism sector has continued to spurn diversity.

If the industry is to continue being relevant and also to enjoy public goodwill, the balance of power needs to change – swiftly and aggressively.

It has to include the hitherto excluded communities and societies.

15 Jul 2019

By Richard Moleofe

This country has been thrown into a very unstable situation. We have never experienced this amount of uncertainty in our fifty-three years of independence. And when situations get this ugly, how I wish Rre Masire was here. In his old age he was spew absolute wisdom at every junction.

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