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  • 2022 BGCSE best student shares secret to success

    Joshua Omaatla Ezekiel is a ball of energy no wonder he beat all his 35 198 peers who sat for the Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) examinations in 2022.He became the latest recipient of the Presidential Award at the recent...

  • IEC misses voter registration target

    The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has fallen short of its 1.3 million target for the 2024 voter registration, with only 736 424 registering for the elections, which is 57 percent of the target.According to Principal Public Relations Officer,...

  • Botswana parliament in dire need of women

    Only three Botswana Democratic Party women candidates - Talitha Monnakgotla, Annah Mokgethi and Nnaniki Makwinja - were elected into Parliament through the poll in the 2019 general election.An additional four - the current Finance Minister, Peggy...

  • Botswana to host global Ombudsman Expo

    The Government through the Office of the Ombudsman is expected to host the second International Ombudsman Expo 2024 this year from July 29 to August 2, 2024 in Gaborone.According to the Ombudsman, Advocate Stephen Tiroyakgosi, the International Ombud...

  • WUC adopts smart technology

    Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) is at 90 percent to their establishment as a centre of excellence, Minister of Lands and Water Affairs, Kefentse Mzwinila said this week.Mzwinila, who was giving an update regarding land and water issues in the...

  • Govt misses land allocation target

    President Mokgweetsi Masisi had desired that by March 2023, Land Boards across the country would have allocated an ambitious 100 000 residential plots, however, allocated plots are now nearing 58 000, according to the Minister of Lands and Water...

  • Taxpayers reluctant to file returns

    Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) has so far collected close to P33 billion, about 56 per cent of this year’s target of P60.4 billion. Last year, the Revenue Service exceeded their set target of over P47 billion to bag a total collection of...

  • PERIOD POVERTY

    Botswana Organisation for Sisters Empowering Junior Associates (BOSEJA) has completed a three-month campaign titled 'For Them Now, Hope is Here,' meant to sensitise the public on the stigma faced by the girl-child in selected communities of...

  • Non-partisan AEA pushes for transformation in Africa

    The hosting of the Association of Evangelicals in Africa (AEA) Summit in Gaborone, Botswana signals the emergence of Church-led transformation within the region.According to the AEA Secretary General and CEO, Reverend Dr. Master Matlhaope, it was...

  • ONE FOR THE ROAD

    Pastors are increasingly raising their hands for political office. But should men and women of the cloth be entangled in politics?There is an interesting appeal by Apostle Paul in 1 Timothy 2:1-4 for the church “to pray for all people, for kings...

  • Red tape, bureaucracy is Africa’s greatest undoing

    The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat is working with youth institutions across the continent to translate policies and instruments into youth-friendly instruments that can promote youth participation in regional trade.This has...

  • ONE FOR THE ROAD

    One issue that is still going to make a lot of people suffer, is this one. Some people have resorted to turn to God as relief for their life problems. Yes, God is available for everyone during times of hardship, but if the only reason we seek him, is...

  • Over P60m annually for Pharmacy posts

    The Ministry of Health is expected to spend over P60 million annually in salaries of Pharmacy Technicians, Principal Pharmacy Technicians, Senior Pharmacists and Principal Pharmacists ll, that is, if all posts advertised this week are filled.The...

  • High net worth US investors to establish locally

    Botswana’s investment agency, Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) is confident the over 25 high net worth investors that graced the US-Africa Business Summit this week will make contact with possible partners locally that will eventually...

  • Snail's pace in issuance of Secure Land Titles

    Land Boards across the country gave plot owners an October 2022 deadline to have registered their tribal or state land to get the new Secure Land Title (SLTs) when President Mokgweetsi Masisi launched the programme in June 2022.According to Botswana...

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