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Air Botswana remains a focal point in privatisation efforts

Amid efforts to privatise state-owned enterprises (SOEs), Air Botswana emerges as a focal point in the government’s economic transformation agenda. Minister of Finance Peggy...

Selebi-Phikwe citrus farm celebrates monumental first harvest

Selebi Phikwe Citrus marks a significant milestone as Botswana’s first commercial agriculture development, catering to the demands of global markets for citrus fruit. A signalof sustainable...

World Happiness Report: Older generation the least happy

The saying “the longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes” doesn’t appear to hold true in Botswana, where adults are the least happy,...

MeatCo’s foray into Botswana could undermine BMC’s revenue base

Meat Corporation of Namibia’s (MeatCo) recent disclosure that it is now directing its attention to Botswana for the supply of offal products were they...

Drought takes toll on wildlife

The catastrophic drought in Botswana, which followed a poor rainy season, has not only left hundreds of thousands of people on the verge of...

NBFIRA accused of failing pensioners

The Non-Banking Financial Institution Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) has been accused of failing pensioners. The Non-Banking Financial Regulatory Authority Tribunal attributed pensioners lack of knowledge on...

Suppliers owed P1, 3 billion in payments due to GABS system failure

The government has revealed that as of March 7, 2024, there were 14,727 outstanding supplier invoices valued at over P1.3 billion. Despite the significant backlog,...

‘Minister has become First Lady’s bridesmaid in GBV fight’ – Kapinga

It is a global tradition for first ladies to champion particular issues but Okavango MP, Kenny Kapinga, wishes that Botswana’s First Lady, Neo Masisi,...

Fired DIS deputy director claims he was framed

Former Deputy Director General (Operations) of the Directorate of intelligence and Services (DIS) Kenamile Badubi claims evidence was fabricated against him so that he...

UB restructuring expected to conclude in October

The Minister of Education Dr. Douglas Letsholathebe has acknowledged the restructuring exercise at University of Botswana (UB), saying it was necessary to align the...