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17 Jun 2019

Former President Ian Khama’s nephew Dale Ter Haar was appointed to the board of directors of Chobe Holdings Limited - a company that controls the controversial Xakanaka airstrip inside Moremi Game Reserve in the Okavango Delta in which a mysterious P2 million was pumped into the company.

17 Jun 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

"Goodbye's (The Saddest Word)" is a song recorded by Canadian recording artist Celine Dion for her sixth English-language album - A New Day Has Come.

17 Jun 2019

BY PATIENCE RADISOENG

Leaders around the world are increasingly concerned with one word: change. Trends show that change in various sectors of the society and economy is happening at higher speeds, in more areas of life and with more unknown consequences than anyone can remember.

17 Jun 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

The Platjan Bridge linking Botswana and South Africa in the SPEDU region is now at 86 percent complete although behind schedule.

17 Jun 2019

BY ARNOLD LETSHOLO

The Ministry of Investment Trade and Industry (MITI) has facilitated registration of 86 business names for People with Disabilities, since 2015; out of which 15 were registered during the 2018/19 financial year.

17 Jun 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

Botswana`s continued investment and development towards information communication technologies which contribute to improved digital skills has been recognised among Africa`s digital initiatives to watch in 2019 by Liquid Telecom in their African Digital skills report 2019.

17 Jun 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

Atleast 13 African nations, five from southern Africa – Lesotho, Eswatini, Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa have caught up with the rest of the world in the list of countries that have ended the longstanding prohibition of the production of Cannabis and HEMP.

17 Jun 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

Numbers don’t lie and new numbers from the capital markets shows that the year 2018 has been a tough one for the multinational security giant - G4S Botswana.

17 Jun 2019

The 87th General Assembly of the World Animal conference (OIE) in Paris - France has, as part of its resolutions approved the Contagious Bovine Pleuropeuminia-CBPP and the Peste Petit de Ruminantes (PPR) freedom status without vaccination in Botswana.

17 Jun 2019

The Botswana Teachers Union Fund Trust or BOTUFF is said to be caught between rock and hard place in its attempt to sweep under the carpet some of the alleged ‘dirt’ by key members of its managerial team. The alleged acts violates the country’s financial services law amongst them the Insurance Industry Act section 107 and 96.

17 Jun 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

Less than two weeks ago Botswana’s youthful enterprises descended at the Fairgrounds Holdings show grounds to showcase their products and services at the annual Youth Business Expo. The Expo, according to the organisers – Ministry of Youth, is a platform that accord young entrepreneurs in Botswana a chance to showcase their products and services.

17 Jun 2019

BY PATIENCE RADISOENG

Botswana Labour Migrants Association (BoLAMA) and its members are thrilled at the news of the finalization of the Tuberculosis/Silicosis class action, by way of a R5 billion unopposed settlement agreement before the Johannesburg High Court. The case is slated for 27 July 2019.

17 Jun 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) intends to increase rental fees prices with more than 100 percent by 1st July 2019.

The Corporation confirmed that indeed a consultative meeting was held with tenants at the Phase 4 Sweets Flats, to inform them of the impending rent adjustments, which are cost recovery based.

17 Jun 2019

PORTIA NKANI reflects on Warren’s latest findings and achievements before departure.

BROKER’S FEES (POST-LIQUIDATION)

17 Jun 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

Despite the fleece, the Botswana Premier League (BPL) is still in the red. The league is currently said to be back to close to P3 million in debt.

This was revealed by the league Vice Chairman Solomon Mantswe addressing the BPL Annual General Assembly (AGM) this past Friday.

17 Jun 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

After months of futile attempts to uncover the truth, the Botswana Premier League (BPL) has acknowledged being faced with problems with the league sponsors - the Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC).

17 Jun 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

Jwaneng Galaxy’s war with the Botswana Premier League over the rescheduled match between Township Rollers and Miscellaneous is far from over.

On the 7th of May this year, the Jwaneng based outfit wrote a letter to the BPL questioning the legality of the game which was played on the evening of that very same day.

17 Jun 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

The Botswana Rugby Union (BRU) over the weekend sent the girls national under-18 and boys under 19 teams to the fourth edition of the Soweto 10’s Rugby Tournament to be played from 15-16 June 2019.

17 Jun 2019

Forget about the noisy armchair conservationists who are threatening to boycott Botswana’s tourism and diamonds. It is in their nature to always declare their whiteness.  Their incoherent nose is part of their usual declaration about whose words should matter most in the sphere of public policy around the globe.

17 Jun 2019

There is a common phrase at the government enclave – “System e down” (The computer system is not operational or is offline).

This is a popular, yet not so sweet response usually uttered by front desk officers at government departments and some state-owned agencies when giving feedback to customers, mostly members of the public

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