BSE posts positive outcome for 2014


Although the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) main index posted a 5 percent appreciation in 2014, it was a large drop from 18.4 percent in 2013.

Recent data provided by the bourse shows that total turnover for the year recorded as at 12 December 2014 amounted to P2.1 billion, the second highest ever recorded in a similar period since the inception of the stock exchange.

BSE Deputy Chief Executive, Thapelo Tsheole said local companies were major contributors to the turnover, as they accounted for 58 percent in the last quarter compared to 56.5 percent recorded in the same period in 2013.

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A woman’s right to choose: Or is it?

Here in Botswana, we have many single-parent households, mostly female-led, so what does that suggest? That some fathers choose to ditch the responsibility of caring for their children and leave them to the ones who carry them during pregnancy to do the heavy lifting.Of course, in other dynamics, there are instances where the father wants to keep the baby and the would-be mother does not want to, hence the saying ‘whose body is it anyway’.In...

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