As a way of developing and supporting the community the Botswana Stock Exchange listed company, LLR has donated the science lab and softball equipment. The school authorities and students received the donation with open arms and gratitude.
By Bonnie Modiakgotla
There was a boon in mining production last year, as evidenced by the surge in mining production index on the back of increases across most mining sectors, revealed Statistics Botswana in the indices of the physical volume of mining production report for the fourth quarter of the year (Q4 2018).
The Botswana government might have recorded surplus budgets in previous years but that is deficient in the share of the money dedicated to research and development.
By Portia Nkani
The women economic empowerment funding scheme – sponsored by the Gender Affairs Department continues to record a rise in the number of applicants each year passing.
To date, the scheme is said to have benefitted over 3700 recipients to start their own small businesses.
The World Bank has hinted its 2020 Development Report will be dedicated to investigate the feasibility of participation by low income countries in the Global Value Chains (GBVs), the inter-continental financial institution says.
By Botlhale Koothupile
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) 2020 elective General Assembly is just a year away, and already, different factions are bracing for what is expected to be yet another explosive year.
By Patience Lephogole
Today supporting a football team has an emotional attachment. It eliminates cultural differences, intellect, uneducated, employed and the unemployed.
What separates these people from one another is not the dosage of fanatics but their response to it.
By Anita Rannoba
“I never thought you ladies can play so beautiful football. You play better than the boys,” Botswana Football Association (BFA) second vice president Marshlow Motlogelwa gushed.
By Laone Mmapula Molapong
By Mpho Kuhlmann
Retaining the face of Ian Khama on the P10 bill notes is no longer possible to justify.
Bank of Botswana has to make a choice; to delve full throttle into politics or to keep their independence.
They cannot have both.
At the moment the Central Bank is dabbling in politics.
And for that they will pay a heavy price – they will lose their independence.
Regardless of what we might think as a people and a country, the world seems to have reached a near consensus that we are the home of money laundering – a world launderette of dirty money.
This is a very serious tag.
It goes against all that we stand for as a people.
The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) introduced him into politics allegedly against his will; they parachuted him to the state presidency without having to sweat it out with others; they forced him down our throats without much resistance mainly because of royalty; they supported and defended him religiously; they give him the aura of a distinctively unmatched president and for 20 years Ian Kham
By Richard Moleofe
Last week the Chairman of the Mogoditshane/Thamaga Sub-District Council told a harrowing story overRadio Botswana on how one family in Tsorogwane Lands near Kumakwane was attacked by Zimbabweans like a pack of wolves.
The court only determines matters brought before it on the basis that the applicant has a leg to stand on, a principle known as locus standi, and the presidential aspirant in the Botswana Democratic Party race - Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi has not demonstrated that to the full.
On Tuesday in Gaborone, the National AIDS Coordinating Agency (NACA) launched a survey on Tuberculosis and HIV AIDS armed with six specialized trucks to traverse the country collecting 172 samples from different age groups and households.
Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi’s chief financier Bridget Motsepe, Tati East Member of Parliament Samson Guma Moyo and Prevailing Securities MD Shaduff Baitse were Saturday (Yesterday) detained briefly and interrogated by Zimbabwean intelligence officers in Victoria Falls following a tip off that they were planning to smuggle P60 million through Zimbabwe into Botswana.
Sunday Standard has turned up secret audio tapes revealing how South African multi millionaire Bridgette Motsepe has harnessed South Africa’s big media houses and African National Congress (ANC) strategists to support Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi’s challenge for the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) presidency against President Mokgweetsi Masisi.
In the final days of the battle for control of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) and as direct response to senior party members endorsing President Mokgweetsi Masisi, the opposing New Jerusalem faction is planning to dump compromising information on the president through friendly media channels in Botswana and South Africa.
Peter Magosi is working on reforming the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DIS) to make it more accountable to Parliament than the president.