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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...

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...

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...

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...

GOVT PROMISES ADEQUATE  WATER AND POWER SUPPLY

GOVT PROMISES ADEQUATE WATER AND POWER SUPPLY

Mar. 12 | Minerals, Energy and Water Resources Minister: Kitso Mokaila Minerals, Energy and Water Resources Minister, Kitso Mokaila, says Government has embarked on development projects to ensure that the country has adequate supply of water and electricity going...

BIHL ANNOUNCES IMPRESSIVE EARNINGS

BIHL ANNOUNCES IMPRESSIVE EARNINGS

Mar. 12 | EXCITED: Gaffar Hassam Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL) Group last Thursday 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...

HANGING IN THE BALANCE

HANGING IN THE BALANCE

Feb. 28 | Employees fear for their jobs as employers prefer foreigners INSECURE: One of the employees A labour dispute between employees of companies contracted for the construction of the Modular Tailing Treatment Plant (MTTP) at Jwaneng mine is heating up following...

FATAL DIVORCE

FATAL DIVORCE

Feb. 28 | Husband ends his life after attempting to kill wife A tumultuous marriage ended tragically on Sunday, in a devastating incident that had all the hallmarks of a murder suicide scenario as a jilted husband committed suicide after attempting to kill his...

Scientist inspires young students

Scientist inspires young students

Feb. 26 | LAB TEST: Hartley with the students Last Friday, Jonathan Hartley, also known as the Kalahari Scientist, gave a spectacular science demonstration, that left the students of Rainbow Primary School excited and in awe. Using common house hold items, with...

BRAND BOTSWANA SPONSORS MOKARAGANA

BRAND BOTSWANA SPONSORS MOKARAGANA

Feb. 26 | EXCITED: Presenters Kaelo Seelo and Botswana television’s popular music show Mokaragana was given a new lease of life courtesy of Brand Botswana. Brand Botswana has signed a renewable one year contract at the tune of P543 000. Mokaragana has been airing...

BRITISH COUNCIL VARSITY EXHIBITION

BRITISH COUNCIL VARSITY EXHIBITION

Feb. 26 | STUDY ABROAD: UK has some of the best Universities in the world Delivering on its mission of ‘creating equal opportunities  for peoples  of the world’, the British Council has brought to Botswana  19 UK Universities, Colleges and examination bodies...

FNBB DEFIES TOUGH TRADING ENVIRONMENT

FNBB DEFIES TOUGH TRADING ENVIRONMENT

Feb. 26 | BOSS LADY: Boakgomo Ntakhwana First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) has, against the background of a rebound in the global environment during 2013, reaffirmed its ability to stay strong. This was made evident in the release of the Bank’s unaudited summarised...

GAME CITY SET FOR EXPANSION

GAME CITY SET FOR EXPANSION

Feb. 18 | Game-City Botswana Stock Exchange listed property giant, Turn-Star holding has announced that it has bulls eyed 2014 for expansion and a facelift for Game City shopping precinct in Gaborone. Turn star Holdings Managing Director, Gulaam Abdoola said the...

COURT FREES MURDER CONVICT

COURT FREES MURDER CONVICT

Feb. 14 | FILE PIC: Boapotswe and Malebye after incarceration The long running case of murdered BDF soldier Tshoganetso Slotz has finally been concluded by the Court of Appeal with one of the three accused walking free. A bench of three judges comprising of Justices...

PRICE PROMISE

PRICE PROMISE

Feb. 14 | BoFiNet growth to lower internet prices ON THE LEAD: Mabua Newly established Botswana Fibre Networks (BoFiNet) has promised end users to expect a significant reduction of internet connection soon. Ludo Mogegeh, the BoFiNet Business Development Manager,...

STANBIC LAUNCHES EXECUTIVE BANKING

STANBIC LAUNCHES EXECUTIVE BANKING

Feb. 14 | Stanbic Bank Botswana this week introduced a new offering within its Personal Banking portfolio aimed at serving the Bank’s Executive customers at all its branches. The new Executive Banking offering comes as part of the Bank’s anticipation of the...