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  • My Star to shine again

    One of Botswana’s oldest talent search shows, My Star is set to return for a 16th edition this year. The event is an innovative platform which is dedicated to showcasing the immense talent of Batswana youth. For a country with such a small...

  • Call to use religion and politics to make world a better place

    ALL religions are fundamentally united in purpose and must manifest the fundamental virtues of the Supreme Being humanity serves, which include the quest for human dignity, justice and freedom for all.This is the view expressed by Boemo Sekgoma, SADC...

  • BoB reports growth in household loans

    The latest annual central bank report on banking supervision has indicated that loans and advances for the household sector grew by 4.8 percent.According to Bank of Botswana (BoB), statistics household borrowings shot from P45.6 billion in 2021 to...

  • How the West is playing Russian Roulette with Ukraine

    That morning, it rained cats and dogs. The old and dilapidated drainage system of this city could not cope. It probably gave up by the first drop.Within a fraction of second, the roads had turned into overflowing rivers. Worse off, my dearest and...

  • Liberty hits the one billion pula assets target

    Liberty Life Botswana has attained a target of one billion pula assets under its management, over the past 15 years.The achievement is attributed to clients’ trust, Liberty Life Botswana Board Chair, Calistas Chijoro said.“We want to assure our...

  • How to avoid human-snake confrontations

    This week, we will continue our discussion on people and snakes. Reader, were you able to identify the snake on p.2 of the June 23 issue of Botswana Guardian? If not, then you need to learn more about them. Read on! A knowledge of snakes – their...

  • Arts Council clueless (POTSHOT)

    The Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU) is demanding that the Board of National Arts Council of Botswana lacks an understanding that we, the Creative Industry Practitioners are primary clients, intended beneficiaries, and chief custodians of the Arts...

  • Fairground Holdings, Adansonia Convention Centre to host Jehovah’s Witnesses convention

    After a three-year pandemic pause, one of the largest convention organisations in the world has once again chosen Fairground Holdings and Adansonia Convention Centre to host its global three-day event, the 2023 “Exercise Patience”!...

  • Henrike Grohs Art Award open for aspirants

    Applications to the 4th Henrike Grohs Art Award are now open. The Henrike Grohs Art Award is a biennial pan-African art prize which is endowed with 20 000 Euro. Conceived by the Goethe-Institut and the Grohs family, the Henrike Grohs Art Award is in...

  • Mzansi Magic calls out for Botswana productions

    MultiChoice Botswana recently announced that local content creators can take part in a truly African production opportunity. Mzansi Magic on DStv Botswana, channel 161 has issued a call for submissions for made-for-tv movies made specifically for the...

  • De Beers backs Gov't on entrepreneurship policy

    De Beers Global Sight-holder Sales unit (DBGSS) has thrown weight behind government’s efforts to solicit inputs for the country’s entrepreneurship policy, still being crafted. The diamond miner in collaboration with Ministry of Entrepreneurship...

  • Botswana participated in an International Study

    Botswana participated in four cycles of TIMSS - an international trend study of Mathematics and Science for learners in the eighth grade (or Form One)- since 2003.Countries participating in this study vary from cycle to cycle and the numbers are...

  • Ten ways of calibrating executive management mindset

    The mindset of executive management can be a stumbling block of organisational growth and performance if it is not well calibrated.However, many organisations do not renew the patterns of thinking of their management even though they are key in...

  • Americans and Batswana work together towards a shared vision

    As the United States Ambassador to Botswana, I want to see up-close and in person what can happen when Americans and Batswana work together towards a shared vision. This week, I travelled to a remote village near the farthest northern edge of the...

  • Pule Funeral, Metropolitan ink a deal

    Pule Insurance, a subsidiary of Pule Funeral Group has inked a partnership deal with Metropolitan Botswana, to guarantor its products.The development comes after Metropolitan Botswana has swiftly risen to become the second-largest life insurer in the...

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