Overhauling the engine of economic growth

The revised CEDA guidelines are a Godsend to an economy and a citizenry that have been parched for grassroots’ led growth for sometime.

Extending loan repayment periods, increasing the amounts allowable and decreasing interest rights are the right combination to reinvigorate citizen economic enterprise, particularly at a time when the post-pandemic period will require such inclusive effort.

In addition, the special sectors identified as focal points for the revised guidelines are quite appropriate, being the areas where citizen enterprise is required to lead the necessary diversification of the economy.

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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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