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  • Land Boards owed millions

    Land Boards across the country are owed approximately P286.6 million that needs to be collected to allow them to continue doing what they are mandated to do.Botswana Association of Tribal Land Authorities (BATLA) President, Johane Chanjekwa said this...

  • Trade barriers impede private sector growth

    The new Botswana Private Sector Diagnostic (CPSD) report has identified gaps in infrastructure, access to finance and skills as key constraints to employment and productivity growth.The report, which was launched on Wednesday by the International...

  • When you can’t trust

    One of the clear signs that tough times are upon us is the sight of men and women, old and young, who stand around street corners, and throng shopping malls asking for alms. It is almost impossible to go to a shopping mall and not be approached by...

  • Women demand explicit provisions on their rights

    Women organisations in Botswana are worried that the country’s Constitution has no specific provisions for the protection and or promotion of women’s rights.In their submission to the Secretariat of the Commission of Inquiry into the Review of...

  • GCC revenue base diminishes

    Gaborone City Council (GCC) is faced with a diminishing revenue base and this compromises its ability to deliver goods and services, Mayor Austin Abraham says.Addressing a full council meeting this week, Abraham said the cost of providing services...

  • Malete Land Board has over 23 000 on waiting list

    Malete Land Board currently has a total of 23 354 applicants on their waiting list, and plans to allocate only 1 844 residential plots in Seuwane in the 2022/23 financial year.According to the South East District Council Chairperson, Augustine...

  • Botswana lures Japanese companies for investment

    Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) and the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) in collaboration with the Japanese Embassy are working towards increasing trade between Botswana and Japan.Currently, despite the longstanding bilateral...

  • Keep shut: Let young entrepreneurs be inspired

    It is not necessary to critisise efforts that are aimed at empowering young people and stimulate youth enterprises. Why do we have a society of pessimists? People who constantly see the glass half empty. While it is important to be critical at times,...

  • Possible job losses worry security officers as industry sets standards

    - Govt introduces new security minimum qualification- Security 'guard' nomenclature to be replaced by 'officer'Private security employees are worried that the development of the minimum training standard for private security officers...

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