Much has been made of the depth of public disillusionment with current economic situation that the locals find themselves in.
The Vice Chancellor of the Botswana International University for Science and Technology (BIUST), Professor Otlogetswe Totolo has identified inadequate funding as the main problem confronting the country’s second biggest state owned university.
BBS limited is expected to start trading its shares at the Botswana Stock Exchange’s platform known as Serala in the coming weeks. Serala trading platform is a special BSE counter for unlisted equities such as BBS Limited. The former society – BBS aims to ultimately list its shares on BSE’s main board.
Romantics believe money can’t buy love, but Botswana official statistics suggests it sure can help a marriage — at least to a point.
The perceived positive relationship between a stable family income and marital bliss is no secret. This may help explain why many married couples untie the knot whenever the country’s economy takes a knock.
One of the biggest honours you can confer on a Motswana woman is to address her by prefixing Mma (mother) to the name of her first child.
Sources close to Township Rollers say football politics may have played a role in the team’s failure to comply with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) broadcast requirements.
High Court Judge Justice Godfrey Radijeng will this coming Thursday (September 6) deliver judgment on the long running feud between former Botswana Premier League (BPL) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bennett Mamelodi and the Botswana Football Association (BFA).
Botswana Badminton Association (BBA) has vowed to do all it can to ensure they host successful Botswana Closed championships.
Despite being faced with lack of proper infrastructure and shortage of funds to host games and tournaments, the association is adamant that it will not be deterred in their plans to host Botswana Closed.
The big story of the week has been the high number of cabinet ministers that lost primary elections last weekend.
Somehow a narrative seems to be gaining traction that with so many ministers having lost elections, the country is somehow in a crisis.
The aftermath of Zimbabwe’s elections cost us seven citizens, “allegedly shot by soldiers”, when people were overwhelmed by suspicion and lost patience with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission whose behavior was condemned by none of Africa’s many democracy-loving governments.
The last few years have seen a rapid growth in the number of Chinese tourists visiting the world.
A little over 100 million Chinese tourists are known to have travelled from the mainland last year alone.
Money, strictly speaking is not a commodity, but a medium of exchange. But under capitalism and neo-colonialism money has become not only a commodity but a basic human need! The fundamental purpose of money being a medium of exchange does not diminish when money is commoditized. My point is that when someone gives you money, you should know that he or she is not giving you a commodity but is
There is no secret about what the number one item on General Ian Khama’s bucket list is: produce enough military-grade acid in order to completely degrade and dissolve the pedestal on which President Mokgweetsi Masisi now stands Amazon-like.
The former President Lieutenant General Kgosikgolo Dr. Seretse Khama Ian Khama aka Khama IV has neither been oblivious of the public view that he was a dictator, nor the international perception about him as an authoritarian ruler. His immediate predecessor, Dr. Festus Mogae at the African Leadership Forum in Tanzania told the world that:
This week President Mokgweetsi Masisi will travel to China, there to meet with one of the world’s most powerful men – the Chinese President, Xi Jinping.
The visit is nothing short of a steep climb.
Just less than year ago, China and Botswana were involved in an ugly diplomatic spat.
Former Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services Director General, Isaac Kgosi will be brought to court in two weeks and charged with several counts of corruption and embezzlement, in a case that is expected to open a can of worms.
Member of Parliament for Serowe West Tshekedi Khama is likely to be suspended or expelled from the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) following his loss at the Lobatse High Court on Friday. Tshekedi had taken the party to court accusing the BDP of failing to take appropriate action against one of his opponents in yesterday’s Bulela Ditswe primary elections, Moemedi Dijeng.
Basarwa of Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) have petitioned President Mokgweetsi Masisi urging him to lift pre-entry visa restrictions on their United Kingdom based lawyer Advocate Gordon Bennett.
President Mokgweetsi Masisi has continued to emphasize his administration’s efforts to break away from the no nonsense foreign policy approach employed by his now estranged predecessor, Ian Khama.
While it ranks last, Botswana is still considered one of the Top 10 performers in Africa in terms of infrastructure development.