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Farmers facing disastrous ploughing season

The country’s farmers are facing the prospect of reaping little to no harvest from the 2017-2018 ploughing season. Low levels of rainfall combined with increasingly...

FNBB allays fears after 359 accounts are compromised

The First National Bank of Botswana (FNBB) says the recent bank accounts scandal is under control after 359 customers lost their money on the...

Botswana’s credit rating stable

“Country given a 'carrot' and a 'stick'”- Financial Expert Moody’s Investors Service has released an update of Botswana’s 2017 sovereign credit rating, which reaffirms the...

Botswana going to the dogs

Maladministration worries outgoing BQA boss “I am concerned about the seeping culture of injustice, unfairness, corruption, and lack of integrity that is taking root in...

Cause for concern

CIPA Fund's beneficiaries diverting funds from funded projects Companies and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA) has been struggling with non-compliance by beneficiaries of the Levy on...

Kanaimba-Senai retires

Draws curtain on 10 year service at Debswana Debswana Head of Corporate Affairs, Esther Kanaimba-Senai is set to retire from the diamond mining company after...

Beautiful Botswana a model for others

Botswana’s development standing, in infrastructure and livelihoods, has become a model for both under-developed and developing nations to emulate. This observation was made by the...

I have done my part-Batshu

Member of Parliament for Nkange Constituency Edwin Batshu has confirmed that he will be leaving politics in 2019 when he steps down as the...

BR Express brings back the booze

As of the 12th December 2017, Botswana rail commuters will enjoy the luxury of unwinding while imbibing on their favourite alcoholic drink on the...

Local jewelers dazzle at De Beers awards

Three local aspiring jewelry designers showcased their mettle at the De Beers Shining Light Awards held in Windhoek, Namibia last week Thursday. The three finalists...

Farming of the future

The first-ever Botswana Farming Awards, held at the Tlotlo Conference Centre in Gaborone recently, saw 13 farmers win big. This week, Voice Money caught up...

Stop the rot

Mokaila to sweep MTC clean Ministry most corrupt and worst performing Corruption and awarding of tenders without due diligence are set to be a thing...

‘Safeguard the banking industry’

Bank of Botswana (BoB) Governor, Moses Pelaelo has called on the financial industry professionals to safeguard the credibility of the local banking sector. Emphasising the...

Driven by innovation

Innovation has been identified as one of the principles of development that will take the African continent to a first world state. To get a...

Khama stays put on the P10 note

Central bank has full autonomy to decide on features The Bank of Botswana (BoB) has full autonomy to decide on whose portrait goes on the...

Youth sparkle in diamond contest

Talented youth in the region impress De Beers Diamond jewellery design talent in Botswana and neighbouring countries, Namibia and South Africa has been seen to...

Practice saving – Financial Expert

Budgeting and money spending proving a challenge for many Lack or shortage of financial literacy is said to be one of the biggest hindrances to...

At the helm of inception

Meet Incepta's ‘Lovemark’ strategist Born 26 years ago on March 3rd in Serowe, Nonofang Naledi Seretse is Incepta’s Communications Strategic Manager in charge of ‘Lovemark’...

‘WUC is cheating us’

Mochudi businessman cries foul over WUC billing system Claiming to have already paid over P4 000.00 after water was disconnected from his residence and business...

Entering a new frontier

woto wows with latest designs This past weekend’s fashion show, held at the Travel Lodge in Gaborone under the theme ‘Disruptive’, was the brainchild of...

Ericsson forecasts rapid uptake in mobile phones

one billion subscribers expected by 2023 A report by telecommunications provider, Ericsson has revealed that mobile subscriptions are expected to grow at an average growth...

Retired soccer stars play for charity

Retired football stars came together over the weekend as they relived their glory days in a spectacular charitable tournament aptly named Legends Challenge Cup. Event...

ABM graduates warned of tough times ahead

Throngs of ABM University College graduates were today (Saturday) cautioned of hard times ahead at the school's 2017 Graduation Ceremony at the Gaborone Campus. Speaking...

Metropolitan celebrates 20 years of business excellence

Metropolitan Life Botswana this week commemorated the insurance provider’s 20 year anniversary in a lavish corporate breakfast at the Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC)...

Botswana grain reserve depleted

Government injects P40 million for 2017/18 cropping season subsidy The Strategic Grain Reserve has (SGR) has been exhausted and cabinet has augmented the subsidy by...

CEDA/DBSA University challenge winner crowned

The Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) University Challenge has awoken local youth’s entrepreneurial spirit, creating an...

I’m not retiring, just leaving the presidential office- Khama

President Ian Khama received a standing ovation this morning when he announced that he will continue to work to ensure Botswana becomes the prosperous...

School denies responsibility as student is rescued from pit-latrine

Mmanoko Primary School authorities have shrugged off any responsibility after a student allegedly survived drowning in a pit-latrine during a classroom break. Fellow students on...

Government to stop supplying free fertilisers

Farmers have been left in the lurch following government's decision to stop supplying free fertilisers under the Integrated Support Programme for Arable Agricultural Development (ISPAAD)...

2017 Diamond conference set for next week

The 2017 instalment of the Diamond Conference has been confirmed for the 7th of November. With a keen interest in the key trends vital for...

CA Sales lists on the BSE

Local company CA Sales Botswana has announced November 9th, 2017 as the date for their listing on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE). The company which...

CEDA/DBSA University Challenge winner named

Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources ( BUAN) student, Lebogang Pule, is the winner of this year's CEDA/DBSA University Challenge. The 30-year-old BSc Soil...

Dibeela’s eye-opening Accra trip

Renowned Fashion Designer, Thabiso Dibeela of Thabie D, is back from Ghana, Accra Fashion Week, where she rubbed shoulders with top international designers from...

Botswana renal care still at an infancy

Experts have identified Africa as the continent with the highest number of people suffering from kidney diseases - a problem compounded by the continent’s...

Get with the times

KHUMOMATLHARE URGES FARMERS TO EMBRACE MODERN METHODS The Permanent Secretary (PS) for the Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Boipolelo Khumomatlhare has urged the...

Dormant Damtshaa mine resurrects

Full mine operations expected by January 2018 Mine has been on care and maintenance since December 2015 After three years of operating under care and...

Inaugural Botswana Innovation 2017 expo a success

The Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) yesterday (26 October 2017), held its first Botswana Innovation 2017 Exposition at the soon to be completed BIH Park...

Bank of Botswana records growth in GDP

The Bank of Botswana on Tuesday (October 24th) revealed that the country’s Gross Domestic Product grew by 3.2 percent in the past year ended...

Traditional doctor arrested for unlawful possession of animal trophy

Kanye Police are investigating a case in which 47-year-old Lebogang Mmusi of Kgwakgwe Ward was found in possession of animal parts suspected to be...

New technology disrupting insurance space

Liberty Life seminar discusses critical need for re-invention Innovations such as smart-phone applications that offer individual consumer risk development systems, online policy handling and automated...