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27 Aug 2019

Litigants and accused persons can now present secret audio recordings in court as evidence, following a ground breaking decision last week by Francistown High Court Judge Lot Moroka.

These relate where there is sufficient proof that the recording has not been tempered with in any manner.

27 Aug 2019

Botswana last week suffered a major blow after she lost a spirited battle against the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) to resume international sales on ivory stockpiles.

27 Aug 2019

The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision of the High Court that the Public Procurement Disposal Board was correct when it withdrew a tender that had been awarded to China Jiangsu International Botswana against rival Zhengtai Group.

27 Aug 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

Government has reaffirmed farmers and stakeholders that a lot can still be achieved despite encountered and other developing challenges posing a threat to productivity in the Agricultural sector.

27 Aug 2019

BY CALISTUS BOSALETSWE

The Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) has praised the agriculture sector’s resilience amid effects of global climate change.

27 Aug 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

The country's second biggest commercial bank by profitability, Barclays Bank Botswana, is expecting a bump in profit which will be considerably higher than the previous period, the bank says.

27 Aug 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

Although 2019 started reasonably well in terms of domestic economic growth, there are some worrying clouds on the horizon. This include the ongoing process of the exit of Britain from the European Union popularly known as BREXIT.

27 Aug 2019

BY PATIENCE RADISOENG

Entertainment festivals tend to have a profound financial effect on local economies as successful festivals can bring in anywhere from 10,000 to 15,000 concert goers in one weekend. This influx of people in populated towns packs a powerful financial punch as it may mean job creation.

27 Aug 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

Botswana's proposal to be allowed to sell its huge stockpile of elephant ivory was defeated on Thursday last week at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

27 Aug 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

A global technological revolution in farming led by advances in robotics and sensing technologies looks set to disrupt modern practice.

In Botswana, the Botswana Agricultural Marketing Board (BAMB) – a state owned agriculture produce purchasing agency has also given green light to the new developments.

27 Aug 2019

Three Botswana Petrol-heads and their partners were this past weekend  treated to world-class motorsports in neighbouring country - South Africa. The Botswana couples were selected after participating in the Puma Energy Botswana fueling competition.

27 Aug 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

Botswana's top micro-lender, Letshego Holdings, has received favourable rating from credit ratings agency Moody's, which says the consumer lending company has robust financial fundamentals despite elevated credit risks from its regional expansions.

27 Aug 2019

Botswana Diamonds (BOD) has announced that it has renewed two strategic prospecting licenses in the Kalahari area for an additional two years, a development that the company says will give them access to diamonds that are attractive in size and grade.

27 Aug 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

The Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) has ended its contractual business relationship with its United Kingdom-based marketing company, Global Protein Solutions (GPS) Group.

27 Aug 2019

BY CALISTUS BOSALETSWE

The Okavango Delta dry cycle is said to be posing a threat to horticultural projects meant to empower communities.

26 Aug 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

“But Mousie, thou art no thy lane, in proving foresight may be vain; the best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men gang aft agley, an’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain, for promis’d joy.” – Robert Burns - To a Mouse (poem)

26 Aug 2019

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) technical director (TD) Serame Letsoaka has moved up gear at the local football mother body with an attractive step aimed at speeding up development in the local game.

26 Aug 2019

BY ANITA RANNOBA

In 2016, Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura of Senegal became the first secretary general of FIFA.

Lydia Nsekera of Burundi in 2013 became the first woman elected to the FIFA Executive Committee. Tebogo Lebotse Seboge, in 2017 was appointed the President of the Africa Netball. She also represents Africa as a Board of Director of the INF.

26 Aug 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The Botswana Darts Association (BDA) team is expected to put a fierce battle in the AUSC Region 5 annual youth championships to be hosted by Walvisbay, Namibia.

According to the BDA public relations officer (PRO), Neo Badubi, they are aiming to emerge the overall winners in the championships.

26 Aug 2019

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

African Football players are adopting the trend of branching out by having their own fashion brands and labels and those who are doing it have seen varied success.

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