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Chakalisa Dube
  • Rocky road ahead for the BMD

    It is public knowledge that the party intends to use the outcomes of the congress to begin its journey towards redemption, leading to the 2024 General Election. The party’s image has been tarnished by the turmoil of over five years ago at its...

  • Troubled BPF forced to miss UDC NEC meet

    The BPF, which is UDC’s new entrant, was unable to participate in the meeting as a result of internal strife that the party is currently experiencing. The UDC led by its president, Duma Boko, held its NEC meeting in Francistown.The gathering...

  • The slow descent of the once-mighty NBC

    FRANCISTOWN: Business Botswana’s biennial National Business Conference (NBC) is unquestionably the largest corporate-to-government gathering in the country.The event, which takes place once every two years brings together senior government...

  • Exports key to local economic growth – BB president

    This is according to Gobusamang Keebine, the Business Botswana (BB) president. He was speaking at the just-ended National Business Conference (NBC) held in the second capitol this week.The objective of the biennial conference is to propose ideas that...

  • First homegrown thermal paper roll manufacturer sets up

    The company manufactures paper rolls for till, swiping machines, ATMs, gaming, and the lottery. The rolls are used as receipts. It is the first company to do so in Botswana.Apart from Botswana in Africa, such paper rolls are only manufactured in...

  • Moatlhodi denies politicking inside Kgotla

    Moatlhodi will reportedly not contest the BDP primaries next year.The accusations made are from the party’s Tonota West councillor, Andy Boatile. Medupi, a nominated councillor (in the Tonota constituency) is said to be among those interested in...

  • Masisi asks private sector to help fight inflation

    The event brings together government and business leaders to come up with economic and business reforms to improve Botswana’s competitiveness globally.The conference started today and will end on Wednesday. This year’s NBC is themed ‘Road Map...

  • Youth should draw lessons from Lesotho polls-UDC

    The newly formed Revolution for Prosperity, a party founded six months ago by a wealthy businessman Sam Matekane, won 56 out of 120 seats in Parliament. Although the party came short of securing a parliamentary majority, its performance was deemed...

  • Agric consultant urges farmers to take livestock insurance

    He was previously a coordinator at Agricultural Hub where he led a crusade to encourage farmers to take livestock insurance.The commercial insurance sector in Botswana has different livestock insurance offerings at commercial rates. Small-scale...

  • Newly elected FRAFA chairperson promises accountability

    The former TAFIC chairperson was elected the leader of the controversy ridden region along with other members of his lobby group. Motaung’s victory was not an easy one as he had to shrug off attempts to prevent him from contesting.He was initially...

  • Farmers fight cattle depopulation

    One of the proposals, which is in the form of a document, is supported by over 40 farmers in the zone. The zone is made up of villages such as Senyawe, Tsamaya, Siviya and Tshesebe among others.The government recently took a decision to depopulate...

  • UDC not worried by BPF infighting—Mohwasa

    The BPF is undergoing intense turmoil as key figures of the party are battling for the control of the movement. 'Suspended' BPF president Biggie Butale claimed to have toppled 'acting president' Caroline Lesang and reinstated...

  • Botswana will not bid for 2025 AFCON

    Botswana and Namibia have plans to bid for the 2027 AFCON, but the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has provided an opportunity for countries interested in staging the 2025 edition to submit bids.The continental soccer body recently re-opened...

  • Entrepreneurship programme to empower Phikwe businesses

    He was officiating at the launch of the programme last week. The event was part of the Tsholofelo Carnival that PNRB backs.The carnival will be celebrated in the SPEDU region annually. “The entrepreneurship development programme seeks to develop...

  • Chobe FA chairperson faces defamation charges

    Chenjekwa through his attorneys Maiba Law Chambers accuses Balisi of publishing falsehoods to the president of the Botswana Football Association (BFA), Maclean Letshwiti, that he (Chenjekwa) encourages hate speech and discrimination.As a result,...

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