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LEA MOVES TO BOOST SMMEs

LEA MOVES TO BOOST SMMEs

Jul. 18 | TALKING GROWTH: Dr Matome NEW STRATEGIC MODEL TO BENEFIT ALL SECTORS Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) have every reason to smile as Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) embarks on a new strategy, inclusive of all sectors, that will run for the next...

WHIPPED STUDENT HOSPITALISED

WHIPPED STUDENT HOSPITALISED

Jul. 11 | DISGRUNTLED PARENTS: Seoko and Kegotsitse A 10-year old boy is fighting for his life at Victoria Private Hospital in Mafikeng after he was allegedly assaulted by his teacher. Ronnie Seoko, a Standard 4 student at Seetelo Primary School in Tsabong was...

RASELEPE TO HANG

RASELEPE TO HANG

Jul. 11 | ON DEATHROW: Gabaakanye The wheels of jusrtice have finally caught up with career criminal, Patrick Gabaakanye notoriously known as ‘Raselepe’ for the murder of a blind old man, Rapula Serojane, at Gamosusu lands near Metsimotlhabe four years ago. The...

JWANENG MINE TO GENERATE P22BN OVER 20YEARS

JWANENG MINE TO GENERATE P22BN OVER 20YEARS

Jul. 11 | TALKING GROWTH: Milton The Jwaneng Modular Tailings Treatment Plant has been hailed as a first for Debswana, with the technology expected to be replicated in the other Debswana operations. This was said by the General Manager of Jwaneng Mine, Albert Milton...

FIFA SUSPENDS NIGERIA

FIFA SUSPENDS NIGERIA

Jul. 9 | SUSPENDED: Nigeria The FIFA Emergency Committee has decided today, 9 July 2014, to suspend the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) with immediate effect, on account of government interference. Article 13, par. 1 and article 17, par. 1 of the FIFA Statutes...

MURDER CONVICT TO HANG

MURDER CONVICT TO HANG

Jul. 5 | ON DEATH ROW: Gabaakanye The wheels of justice have finally caught up with career criminal, Patrick Gabaakanye, for the murder of a blind old man, Rapula Serojane, at Gamosusu lands near Metsimotlhabe four years ago. The 54-year old Gabaakanye whose criminal...

EURI’S BIGGEST LEAP

EURI’S BIGGEST LEAP

Jul. 5 | GHETTO LOVE: Euri’s latest offering Local rapper Euri (Tebogo Motsie) has made a giant leap forward in his career as an independent musician this week after signing an agreement with the international music publishing company, Sheer Publishing. The...

COCA-COLA SPLASHES MILLIONS ON BISA

COCA-COLA SPLASHES MILLIONS ON BISA

Jul. 4 | HAND THAT GIVETH: Gaotlhobogwe receiving the donation from KBL MD Johan De Kok Coca Cola through Kgalagadi Breweries has continued its commitment to youth development since they decided two years ago not to renew its sponsorship of the Coke Cup with Botswana...

GOVT JUSTIFIES CONTROL OF  MOREMI GAME RESERVE

GOVT JUSTIFIES CONTROL OF MOREMI GAME RESERVE

Jul. 3 | DISPUTED: Moremi Game Reserve The furore surrounding ownership of Moremi Game Reserve continued on Wednesday as Minister of Lands and Housing, Lebonaamang Mokalake told parliament that the reserve was under government’s control. Although he admitted...

MOTSWANA TO VOLUNTEER AT THE FIFA WORLD CUP

MOTSWANA TO VOLUNTEER AT THE FIFA WORLD CUP

May. 9 | GOING PLACES: Koata The Zebras may not have come anywhere close to competing in any FIFA World Cup, but as the countdown to the world’s biggest soccer show-piece comes to a close a local soccer fan will be among the administrative fold in Brazil as...

HORRIFIC

HORRIFIC

May. 8 | Man, 22, kills grandparents and nephew in a gruesome attack IN CHAINS: Aobakwe Lehupu A Molepolole family is struggling to come to terms with their losses after a 22-year-old family member went on the rampage killing his grandparents, aunt and a toddler...

SPAR TAKES OVER FOODLOVERS

SPAR TAKES OVER FOODLOVERS

Apr. 25 |     BUSINESS AS USUAL: Food Lovers Market Food Lovers Market stores in Botswana may soon be in the hands of long time retail players, Spar chain of supermarkets. Employees at the relatively new retail supermarket which operates two stores in...

FOOD SECURITY TO IMPROVE

FOOD SECURITY TO IMPROVE

Mar. 28 | Bumper harvest expected from the heavy rains MORE FOOD: A good yield The recent heavy downpours that covered most of the country have brought hope for an improved food security situation with Agriculture Minister Christiaan de Graaf promising good yields...

COPS NAB ROBBERY SUSPECTS

COPS NAB ROBBERY SUSPECTS

Mar. 28 |   IN CHAINS: Efedile appeared in court on Tuesday Police have arrested three of the four men suspected to have been terrorising Gaborone, following a spate of armed robberies on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday consecutively. Descriptions of a balaclava...

MOULDING SUCCESS

MOULDING SUCCESS

Mar. 21 | IN BUSINESS: Ditshupo at the site Lobatse based businessman, Ompatile Ditshupo started his brick moulding business from humble beginnings many years ago, but when he came into contact with Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) in 2007 he started climbing up...

MAUN HOSTS MYAA BUSINESS EXPO

MAUN HOSTS MYAA BUSINESS EXPO

Mar. 21 | Organisers of the Month of Youth Against HIV/AIDS in Maun have decided to add some business taste to this year’s commemoration. Thabo Maretlwaneng, one of the organisers says they have decided to bring together tourists, local people, businesses, youth,...

HELLISH FIRES TORMENT FAMILY

HELLISH FIRES TORMENT FAMILY

Mar. 21 | Hellish fire A Gamodubu family is living in perpetual fear following a spate of attacks by mysterious fires that have consumed almost all their property. The horrifying story of Amogelang Senyobonyobo and her family of ten evokes pitiful emotions, but...

BIHL ANNOUNCES IMPRESSIVE EARNINGS

BIHL ANNOUNCES IMPRESSIVE EARNINGS

Mar. 14 | EXCITED: Gaffar Hassam Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL) Group today announced an impressive increase in earnings during the year 2013. The announcement came as part of the abridged audited Group results ended 31 December 2013, presented to stakeholders...

WHAT WENT WRONG

WHAT WENT WRONG

Mar. 14 | OLD TIMES: A student studying under candle light BUSINESSES COUNT LOSSES AS POWER OUTAGES HIT NO PUBLIC STATEMENT ON THE BLACKOUT GOVT SAYS IT’S A CONSPIRACY OF EVENTS The sudden power blackouts have raised more questions on the controversial...

BLACK CRAKE BOOKS ANNOUNCE WINNER

BLACK CRAKE BOOKS ANNOUNCE WINNER

Mar. 12 | PROUD: Tlotlo Tsamaase Young and talented writer, Tlotlo Tsamaase, has emerged the winner of the inaugural Black Crake Books Awards. Tsamaase scooped first prize with her novel entitled The Skies Fall.The winning novel will be published by Black Crake...