Accelerating Business Incubators: Framework for start-ups in Botswana (Pt I)

Hit hard: SMEs faced the worst of the COVID-19 induced impact on businesses PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Hit hard: SMEs faced the worst of the COVID-19 induced impact on businesses PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

I have been pondering over the past two years on the post-COVID-19 sustainability of small and medium enterprises-entrepreneurs who already had been facing a series of both local and global challenges and have mixed feelings.

In this article, I will share and walk you through what I consider to be the most appropriate business model that our beloved Botswana should adopt and accelerate to be competitive both locally and globally.

Let me disclaim this article by reiterating that the views and opinions expressed in this article do not represent any institution or organisation’s position but are my personal views gathered through personal experiences, observations, and practice.

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A woman’s right to choose: Or is it?

Here in Botswana, we have many single-parent households, mostly female-led, so what does that suggest? That some fathers choose to ditch the responsibility of caring for their children and leave them to the ones who carry them during pregnancy to do the heavy lifting.Of course, in other dynamics, there are instances where the father wants to keep the baby and the would-be mother does not want to, hence the saying ‘whose body is it anyway’.In...

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