Women entrepreneurs dominate informal sector


Different speakers at the inaugural Women in Business Excellence Awards (WIBA) said women’s participation in economic development has been significant as they form 60 percent of the informal business sector.

The awards, which were held last Sunday under the theme, ‘Women united in business’, aim to promote WIBA’s mandate of developing women and also to reward members who have taken noteworthy initiatives.

The awards also aim to encourage competitive women-led businesses whose existence strives on excellence to fully penetrate not only the local market, but also regional and international markets.

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Are police trigger-happy?

Unfortunately, that day turned sour for those who were shopping at Sefalana Cash and Carry in Gaborone West Industrial.The exchange of fire that ensued between members of the Botswana Police Service (BPS) and robbers who had allegedly robbed a G4S cash-in-transit vehicle left two civilians dead, three robbers struck down, and an undisclosed number of citizens wounded.One deceased civilian is reportedly an employee of the Citizen Entrepreneurial...

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