Business

07 Jul 2019

By Mmapula Molapong

The Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tapiwa Mongwa says government is on track with what was agreed at the Forum for China Africa Cooperation FOCAC meeting in Beijing last year. 

30 Jun 2019

By Mmapula Molapong

The CEO of Development Reimagined, Hannah Ryder is disrupting the status-quo and proving to the Chinese market that Africa is not just about raw materials but also about high end finished products.

15 Jul 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

If there was an award for ‘failure to publish financial results”, the Citizen Entrepreneurship Development Agency – CEDA would have pocketed it back-to back for the past four years.

The agency has not been able to submit its audited accounts to the Auditor General for the past consecutive four years.

15 Jul 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

Botswana, just like other countries, has finally developed its Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) manual book, thanks largely to the Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation – BITRI

15 Jul 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

An Open letter to the President in-waiting...

Dear Mr President-in-waiting – We hope this letter finds you in good health and spirit. As the nation pause and observe the annual President day holidays, we thought we use this opportunity to reach out to you about the usual troubles facing Botswana/Batswana.

15 Jul 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

Of the three telecos, only BTCL is publicly owned and listed while the other two are yet to reach the shores of the local bourse – Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL).

15 Jul 2019

BY PATIENCE RADISOENG

China’s love for donkey meat and the hide – which is used in traditional Chinese medicine, is wrecking havoc across the globe including in Botswana.

Animal rights groups say the docile “beasts of burden” are often cruelly bludgeoned to death before being skinned in backyards and clandestine slaughterhouses.

15 Jul 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

Had President Mokgweetsi Masisi kept his promise on the National Employment Policy, Botswana could be counted amongst countries which take issues of job creation and employability serious. Now the opposite could be said following a broken promise by Masisi to deliver the document by March 2019.

15 Jul 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

The closure of the BCL mine has led to youth funded projects collapsing, with the remaining start-ups struggling to meet loan repayments, revealed government on Tuesday.