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29 Jan 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

President Mokgweetsi Masisi says his administration is committed to diversifying the economy despite being in the shadow of an economic powerhouse dismissing talks that Botswana could find itself trapped in debt by China.

Masisi made his views known to different media outlets when attending the week long World Economic Forum at Davos.

29 Jan 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

Cresta Marakanelo Limited (CML) seeks shareholders approval to buy multi-million Pula rented properties from the Botswana Hotel Development Corporation (BHDC) - a subsidiary of the Botswana Development Corporation Limited (BDC) and Letlole la Rona Limited (LLR).

29 Jan 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

Suddenly after alighting from the driver’s seat at an organization she led for eight years, the outgoing Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) executive chairperson has beef with skewed government tendering processes.

29 Jan 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

A combination of cost savings, extraction of efficiencies from existing businesses, and improvement in consumer spending and sentiment are some of the reasons cited by Sefalana Group after it delivered an impressive set of half year financials.

29 Jan 2019

BY ARNOLD LETSHOLO

The sleepy town of Selibe-Phikwe, under-going rigorous   economic resuscitation, will come alive next month after being selected host for this year’s World Wetlands Day (WWD).

29 Jan 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

The Motor Vehicle Accident Fund (MVA) says it is concerned by escalating costs incurred due to road related accidents running into millions of pula.

29 Jan 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

The Canadian based Lucara diamond mine, which owns and operates the Karowe diamond mine, is to evaluate various mining scenarios that have the potential enable it access to valuable ore as it ventures into underground mining this year.

29 Jan 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

De Beers, the leading diamond producer by value, had a good run in 2018 meeting its production targets, but the miner warns that production this year will decrease.

This was revealed by De Beers’ parent company Anglo American in its fourth quarter production report.

29 Jan 2019

BY CALISTUS BOSALETSWE

The Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) has denied the shutdown of its Francistown abattoir plant has a bearing on elements of criminality.

Hundreds of employees were left in a limbo at the Francistown BMC deport after the Commission took a decision to shut down the plant for three years.

29 Jan 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTA

Rough diamond prices may possibly surge in the next two decades as the number of mines is expected to plummet strangling supply and rising demand for the limited commodity - a leading diamond industry analyst and consultant predicts.

29 Jan 2019

Before Oliver Mtukudzi  assumed household  status in this country  there was   music from  Zimbabwe.

29 Jan 2019

VICTOR BAATWENG - a self confessed "groupie" of Mtukudzi looks back at the "Tuku Years".

29 Jan 2019

By Mpho Kuhlmann

“O ngwana waga mang?” the popular Setswana question which loosely translates to “who are your parents?” is almost always asked in the same breath with the observation: “o sena maitseo jaana”which means you are so ill mannered.

It is almost an article of faith that parents take most of the blame for their children’s indiscretions.

29 Jan 2019

By Ruth Kedikilwe

29 Jan 2019

Botswana Football Association (BFA) has once again reinvigorated its efforts to cut off former association Vice President Administration Tariq Babitseng from footballing activities.

29 Jan 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) is set to reap rewards from the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sports and Culture Development (MYSEC)’s initiative to help it change the fortunes of the country’s senior national team.

29 Jan 2019

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

Botswana’s first International Basketball Federation (FIBA) accredited international referee Dorothy Okatch‘s stock seems set to rise further this year.

29 Jan 2019

By Anita Rannoba

As the advancement of technology continues to gain traction in all areas of life, sports and football in particular has not been left behind.

For close to eight years now, the best football teams in the world have taken to sports science, with the cutting edge technology of GPS training vests at the heart of it.

29 Jan 2019

By Patience Lephogole

When the Bible’s ‘Convener,’ often referred to as King Solomon warned that ‘time and unforeseen circumstances befall us all,’ in his famed Ecclesiastes, he must have had his eyes trained on pro athletes.

For athletes at the end of their career, life after retirement from active sport can be very daunting.

29 Jan 2019

By Godfrey Mowaneng

The dispute between Keitumetse ‘Pio’ Paul and Tebogo Sebego led BTC premiership outfit, Notwane is set to spill into the Industrial court.

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