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Tonota young farmers make a living

Tonota young farmers make a living

Apr. 18 | FARMING IS FIRST LOVE: Goeme Ganetsang While many youths roam the city streets in search of employment and flock to urban centres for greener pastures some 15 agricultural-savvy young people in Tapaladipoo and Tonota have turned to tilling the...

F/town vendors decry border closure

F/town vendors decry border closure

Apr. 18 |   TRADERS: Feeling the pinch Vendors in Francistown and the better northern part of the country have expressed fear that the continued closure of the Martins Drift border post will translate into loss of hundreds of thousands of pulas. Martins...

Guest House Exotica

Guest House Exotica

Apr. 18 | Exotica: Affordable luxury Tucked away in the serene leafy suburb of Donga is an up-market five-bedroomed guest house. Guest House Exotica which is only 10 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Francistown’s city centre,is open to offer...

BancABC BOOSTS AGRICULTURE

BancABC BOOSTS AGRICULTURE

Apr. 11 | DONE DEAL: BancABC Management BancABC’s agreement with the Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund (AATIF) sees US $25 million funded risk sharing facility becoming available to agriculture. ABC Holdings Limited, the parent company of BancABC,...

MoA TO OUTSOURCE SERVICES

MoA TO OUTSOURCE SERVICES

Apr. 11 | The Ministry of Agriculture will in future outsource some services which it has been rendering to farmers, says crop production director, Galeitsewe Ramokopane. The director noted that some services - among them seeds distribution and fertilisers - which...

Apr. 11 | Executive Couch for your Living Room TAKE A SEAT: Godisang Mphare Bwire Do you want a personalized couch designed to your liking? This former clearing agent’s company, Executive Couch Design, will give you stylish quality that can transform any living...

BIHL SPONSORS GABORONE 2014 GAMES

BIHL SPONSORS GABORONE 2014 GAMES

Apr. 11 | THANK YOU: Seretse receiving a cheque from Hassam Listed financial services group, Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL) on Tuesday announced their sponsorship for the 2014 2ND African Youth Games. The Acting Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture,...

INNOVATORS MEAN BUSINESS

INNOVATORS MEAN BUSINESS

Apr. 11 | MENTORING: Tsheko Innovators and technology based entrepreneurs will today (Friday) leave the innovators conference in Gaborone with renewed optimism to conquer the business world. By Wednesday scores of enthusiastic innovators came together for the 2014...

Residents Weary of White Elephant Projects

Residents Weary of White Elephant Projects

Apr. 11 | DELAY: Obusitswe Keithile The Francistown-Tonota multi million pula highway is not expected to be completed on time by October 2015. The state-of-the-art interchange section which will replace the famous Thapama circle is still at the design stage. This...

BIUST DEMISTIFIES MATHS AND SCIENCE

BIUST DEMISTIFIES MATHS AND SCIENCE

Apr. 4 | COMMITTED: Dr Walker and Dr Motlhabane Botswana International university of Science and Technology (BIUST) has partnered with Questacon- Australia’s National Science and Technology Centre in an effort to generate interest and dispel illusions that mathematics...

DML GETS P914 BOOST

DML GETS P914 BOOST

Apr. 4 | Discovery Metals Limited Company has announce that it has reached an agreement with Montsant Partners LLC (Montsant Partners LLC), an LLC Special Purpose Vehicle set up by a group of resource focused investment funds, for the recapitalisation of the Company...

BTCL RETRENCHES

BTCL RETRENCHES

Apr. 4 | 23 employees up for the chop ON THE MOVE: BTCL Management Some employees at Botswana Telecommunication Corporation Limited (BTCL)have fallen by the wayside as the company’s privatisation process gets underway. Following recent media reports regarding...

CHOBE LAND BOARD OUT OF LAND

CHOBE LAND BOARD OUT OF LAND

Apr. 4 | CONCERNED: Mokotedi Chobe Land Board has run out of tribal land to allocate for human settlement. The district which is home to the vast Chobe National Park and six forest reserves was only able to allocate a mere 540 residential plots falling short of...

YOUNG AND AMBITIOUS MEDIA CONSULTANT

YOUNG AND AMBITIOUS MEDIA CONSULTANT

Apr. 4 | STILL GROWING: Buzwani When she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from Limkokwing University of Creative Technology four years ago, Bridget Buzwani was determined to start her own media relations company. But before then she joined...

NO LICENSE BEFORE TEA

NO LICENSE BEFORE TEA

Apr. 4 |   SAFETY FIRST: Baumake Industrial Affairs Department will make it a requirement for companies to submit copies of signed Trade Effluent Agreement(TEA) for their licenses to be issued or renewed. This was said by Water Utilities Corporation SHEQ...

BMC REBRANDS

BMC REBRANDS

Mar. 28 | MAN AT WORK: Kganela showing BMC product In a drive to turn around fortunes for the country’s beef industry, Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) is re-branding itself as part of its two year strategy. The rebranding exercise is expected to improve the parastatal’s...

BRANDING BOTSWANA

BRANDING BOTSWANA

Mar. 28 | LEADING THE CAUSE: Gaorekwe After its first launch in 2007 there was furore surrounding Brand Botswana as most Batswana expressed discomfort about the then tagline ‘Opportunity and Tranquility Beckons’. The idea had to be thrown back to the drawing...

BIHL EMPOWERS WOMEN

BIHL EMPOWERS WOMEN

Mar. 28 | BIHL Trust has increased its support for the women of New Xade in a project that began during the course of 2012. The Trust’s work with the women sees an effort towards empowering a group of ladies through provision of sewing equipment, encouraging...

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...

PHANE HARVESTERS URGED TO OBTAIN PERMITS

PHANE HARVESTERS URGED TO OBTAIN PERMITS

Mar. 28 | DELICACY: Mophane worm With the April harvest season for Mophane worm fast approaching, harvesters have been advised to obtain the necessary harvest and export documentation lest they face stiff penalties. The Ministry of Environment Wildlife and Tourism...