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Ernest Moloi
  • UB taps into Infinitech’s software capabilities

    The University of Botswana (UB) plans to set up a Software Development Hub on campus in six months’ time.This was revealed by the Vice Chancellor Prof David Norris recently during the signing of a Memorandum of Action (MoA) between the institution...

  • Kgafela’s wife and children return to Mochudi

    Mohumagadi Mma Matshego – the wife of the self-exiled Bakgatla baga Kgafela Sovereign, Kgosikgolo Kgafela II, has come back home to Mochudii with her two children, Tebele and Sedibelo.The announcement was made this morning (Friday 9th of September...

  • America is a work in progress – Jacobsen

    America’s Founding Fathers’ ideal of democracy and rights when they drafted the Declaration of Independence was focused on a “narrow set of Americans - primarily white, male landowners”.This is the frank admission by the Charge d’ Affaires...

  • Ernestos Briefs

    I was in Eswatini two weekends ago. And I tell you, the days of the old order are fast coming to an end! My impression of the Oshoek border post was bewilderment! Except for the mushrooming shanty town at the entrance, the offices are spick and span....

  • USA pledges P2million for Batswana women in politics

    The United States of America has pledged US$250 000 (P2 million) for a project to support training women across the country who are active, or interested in politics.This was revealed Tuesday evening by Foreign Secretary Dr. Gladys Mokhawa at a...

  • Africa's Civil Society makes submissions to TICAD 8 Summit

    The Continental President of the Civic Commission for Africa (CCfA) Maungo Mooki has called on all African governments to leverage Japan’s experience and technologies to promote and support regional integration.Mooki, who doubles as TICAD Africa...

  • Botswana to produce its own biodiesel

    Prospects for scaling up the University of Botswana bio-diesel production to the commercial level look brighter given the results from the pilot project, which was officially launched on August 4, 2022.Biodiesel production is a government-funded...

  • UN Expert Group slams undue delays of trials

    The United Nations Expert Group on Arbitrary Detention has slammed the tendency of lawyers, judges, and magistrates to unduly delay trials, warning this could lead to arbitrary detention and prejudice the right to appeal.The Group conducted an...

  • French envoy, Laurence Beau's bittersweet tour of duty ends

    The last three years were something of an oxymoron for outgoing French Ambassador Laurence Beau – ‘bitter-sweet’ !Her arrival in Botswana in 2019 – her first posting to an African country following her numerous forays in Latin America, the...

  • Greed is God

    Greed is God - the first-ever full-length feature movie filmed on location in and around Botswana and produced exclusively for the international market is finally out! And to support this milestone, a private viewing has been arranged and will be...

  • Botswana’s Opera Singer, Tshenolo Batshogile wows Italy

    Botswana’s all-around Soprano and Opera singer, Tshenolo Batshogile is currently flying Botswana’s banner high in Europe with performances in several Italian cities.The Ranotswa lady currently rated Botswana’s best Soprano, arrived in Italy on...

  • Is nostalgia a throwback?

    I once asked a friend if there’s anything called ‘absolute truth’ and he was adamant, nothing of the sort exists, every opinion, distilled in accord with one’s subjective conditions, can pass for truth! That got me thinking; Is that why...

  • A world in total political flux: Masisi Must Never!

    President Mokgweetsi Masisi, an avowed ally and unrepentant supporter of Western Sahara’s independence, must tactically withdraw his participation from the planned US-Africa Business Summit scheduled for July 19-22, 2022 in Marrakech, Morocco.Here...

  • Sadek's parting advice for Botswana

    - "Botswana’s youth are the new diamonds"Botswana is well-positioned to continue on its successful path of high economic growth and responsible use of its diamond income, outgoing Ambassador of the European Union to Botswana and SADC, Jan...

  • Kgatleng District safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage

    Kgatleng District ICH Committee is the implementing structure of the 2003 Convention on the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage.It is chaired by Kgosi Segale Linchwe representing Kgosikgolo Kgafela II, the Deputy Chairperson is the Office of...

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