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Eroding workers’ disposable power

  Salaries increase by 6%, as Power tariffs Shoot up 7% and 10% for various users Just as civil servants smiled at news of a 6%...

Job losses hit banks

  Liquidity worries in banking sector lead to job losses Standard Chartered Bank, Capital Bank retrench 50 and 22 employees respectively An economist has observed that...

Councillor threatens GCC

  Phase 4 councillor in Gaborone is threatening to take the Gaborone City Council (GCC) to court for failing to provide services to the residents. The...

Young teens having sex

Children under 13 sexually active Deputy Permanent Secretary for Preventive Health Services in the Ministry of Health, Shenaaz El-Halabi has revealed that 19% of adolescents...

Multichoice denies corporate arrogance

  The General Manager of Multichoice Botswana, Billy Sekgororoane has denied corporate arrogance in increasing subscriptions. Sekgororoane addressed concerned subscribers this week and indicated that the...

Boko to wed

  UDC President's Wedding Day slated for Saturday The President of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Duma Boko is giving up bachelorhood. This Saturday Boko will...

Reward customers

  Mohohlo urges banks to offer high interest to encourage deposits Central Bank governor Linah Mohohlo has encouraged local commercial banks to offer products which pay...

FNB not stopping unsecured loans

  FNB determined despite liquidity problems faced by commercial banks First National Bank (FNB) has said it will go ahead with unsecured lending despite tough liquidity...

Tightening the belt

  Govt tightens grip around bogus engineers, quantity surveyors Government has moved swiftly to tighten a grip around bogus engineers by making registration of all engineers...

I didn’t say it

  Al Nur Principal denies racial slur in drowning incident The principal of Al Nur School in Gaborone has denied making racial remarks against a 6-year-old...

‘Revolutionary budget speech’

  BOCCIM President applauds Matambo for 'great budget speech' The President of Botswana Confederation of Commerce Industry and Manpower (BOCCIM) has applauded Finance Minister for what...

It’s not a crisis

  BEC, MoU denies education crises as JC results plummet Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) and the Education Ministry have denied education is in crisis as Junior...

It’s budget speech on Monday

  The 2015/2016 National Budget Speech is expected to be delivered on Monday, the 2nd of February 2015 at the national assembly, the Minister of...

Ministries to handle own tenders

  The Executive Director of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) has said they are working towards handing over tendering processes to government...

Beware of carjacking

  Standard Chartered Bank protect customers against carjacks In a bid to curb a spate of car hijackings and theft locally and in South Africa, Standard...

Tourism adds 8.4% to GDP

  Has potential to grow employment four folds in next decade Local tourism has contributed 8.4% to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2013, Botswana Tourism...

Bcp denies snubbing Merafhe’s funeral

  The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has denied snubbing the late Lieutenant General Mompati Merafhe’s state funeral over the weekend in Serowe. The party’s Secretary General...

Botswana is second tourism destination to watch in 2015

  The Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) boss has expressed delight that Botswana is listed as second best tourism destination to watch in 2015 after Austria. Speaking...

Alcohol sector under pressure

  High alcohol levy won't hike inflation or curb consumption Experts have dismissed claims that the high alcohol levy is likely to curb too much alcohol...

UB resolves exam saga

  The University of Botswana (UB) has confirmed that they have resolved the supplementary examination saga which almost threw students into a rebellion this week. UB...

Around the country with Rudeboy Nectar.

  Editor of Echo Newspaper, Moses Maruping, a. k. a Rudeboy Nectar embarked on an exhilarating road trip around the country with his fiancé, Neo...

Local tourism booms

  Batswana throng local tourism destinations Local tourism is expected to boom following the latest trends where hundreds of Batswana thronged local tourism destinations over the...

Wanted

  Chinese businessman appeals for help to find cheating Motswana businessman A Chinese businessman is appealing for help to find Daniel Collen Moloi, a Motswana businessman...

Robbery suspect shooting could have been a mistake- police

  Family demands private investigation Police have admitted to shooting and killing 35-year-old robbery suspect Thabang Alan Sechotlho in Broadhurst، Gaborone recently. The dead man's family attorney...

Gaborone’s youngest mayor

  Kagiso Thutlwe is Gaborone City’s 16th mayor since Independence and the youngest ever, at the age of 30, to be adorned with the...

Making homes orderly

  The love for orderly and well kept homes and wellness has forced a nurse to quit her job to provide the services. 39-year-old Lorato Joseph...

Up-market beauty centre opens at molapo piazza

  An up-market beauty centre, The Edge, officially opened doors to the public at the sort after Molapo Piazza on Sunday. Located at the entrance of...

Management accounting crucial for SMME success

  Management Accounting expert, David Cropper has urged Small Medium Enterprises (SME) entrepreneurs to engage services of the management accountants for them to succeed in...

Experts allay fears of property crunch

  Property experts have allayed fears of property market crunch, but have warned of significant readjustment of prices for high end properties and office space...

We are not broke

  • BancABC denies claims the bank may be cash strapped • Receives €25 million loan from European Investment Bank BancABC Managing Director has denied claims the...

Dignash is back on radio Botswana’s funniest man: never seizing to...

  Unmasked and uncensored, Michael ‘Dignash’ Morapedi is back on radio- Duma FM. His new show is branded ‘Dignash Live’ and it is expected to air...

Seven Thamaga thugs arrested

  Thamaga police have arrested seven (7) youthful thugs linked to the death of a 68-year-old woman who succumbed to stab injuries on Sunday morning. Acting...

Sargam Trust donate P100, 000 to PHK

  The Indian community descended the Sir Seretse Khama Barracks auditorium on Saturday for a music show that was organised by the Sargam Trust. Branded the...

Binding relations

  Khama and Zuma meet over cooperation President Ian Khama met the South African President Jacob Zuma last Thursday for a summit of the second session...

Boko brands Khama the worst president

  Parliament will never be the same again after the leader of opposition Duma Boko branded president Ian Khama the worst president that has run...

Man of the Moment

From the grass roots of life as a garden boy, Johnson Motshwarakgole has risen from a humble background to become the country's most powerful...

Banks lose excess liquidity

  Economists have observed that in recent years, local banks have dramatically lost surplus liquidity due to unprecedented changes in the banking system. The economists at...

Celebrating diamonds

  Debswana celebrates 45th anniversary Botswana’s vision for the diamond mining is to see it flourishing and being the best mining destinations in the world, Kitso...

For the love of children

  Pearl Kagiso Kgosiemang is one of the first local women to start a guesthouse that takes care of children while their parents are away. Her...

Fake promises

  Local economists have released a report on economic review blasting politicians for making unrealistic commitments in their campaigns towards the just ended general elections. The...