Botswana’s shine dims in global competitiveness- Makgalemele


Botswana’s global competitiveness is said to be deteriorating and the country is not fairing well compared with its counterparts.

Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Phillip Makgalemele said that as far as labour productivity was concerned, the country was not fairing and competing well with its African counterparts.

Speaking recently at the welcome and farewell dinner of incoming and outgoing board members of the Botswana National Productivity Centre (BNPC), Makgalemele, said the downfall posed a great danger to the economy of the country and its progress.

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