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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Molepolole unrest: Urgent attention on missing person cases

From Jakoba's mysterious disappearance on November 9 to the grim discovery of his remains at Mosinki Lands, a gap in the response mechanisms of the police and village leadership has been laid bare. The community's anger is evident, seen in the attack on Bakang Masole, the man found driving Jakoba's taxi and the main suspect, and the subsequent riot. Residents express discontent, citing a troubling trend of missing persons cases often...

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