The 2015 movers and shakers

Regina Sikalesele - Vaka, MD of Bona Life
Regina Sikalesele - Vaka, MD of Bona Life

Among many activities that took place in 2015, the introduction of the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) got everyone hyped up, and pinning their hopes on it. However, economic analysts argued that the package could hurt the economy in the long run indicating that the real cause of the slowing growth is not the absence of government spending, but lack of competitiveness. Business Week’s PAULINE DIKUELO zooms into the activities that made headlines throughout the year

January

The year started off with a dispute between PPADB and Zac Construction Company after the procuring entity declined to award Zac Construction P330 million infrastructure development contract for the Ministry of Lands and Housing in Metsimotlhabe Block 4.

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Botswana deserves ideal political leaders

This remains to be seen, particularly as opposite unity has been seeing its ups and downs. In 2012, three opposition parties namely the Botswana National Front (BNF), the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD), and the Botswana National Front (BNF) formed a political alliance under the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC). The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) would, after rebuffs, join the coalition in 2017.The promise made by the coalition to its...

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