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Will UN Programme Help Uproot Gender Based Violence in Botswana?

Will UN Programme Help Uproot Gender Based Violence in Botswana?

Reports of women being raped, violated, disempowered and killed are a cause for concern, the Minister Minister of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs, Ms Dorcas Makgato has said. Speaking at the signing ceremony of the United Nations Joint Gender Programme (UNJGP) 2018-2020 on Tuesday, Ms Makgato said studies had revealed that only 1.2 per cent […]

Rovos Rail Pride of Africa – Offers a spectacular safari across southern Africa

Rovos Rail Pride of Africa – Offers a spectacular safari across southern Africa

Africa is growing as a tourist hotspot for many young people around the world and unearthing more of its landmark gems only continues to strengthen its appeal. Take the case of the little-known Pride of Africa’s luxury train tour offered by South African private rail company, Rovos Rail. The train allows travelers to journey between […]

President Mokgweetsi Masisi Misses African Union Summit

President Mokgweetsi Masisi Misses African Union Summit

President Mokgweetsi Masisi will miss the 31st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union to be held in Nouakchott, Mauritania from July 1-2. President Masisi was scheduled to leave for Nouakchott today (June 30). A press release from the Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation says the trip has been cancelled due to […]

Why Botswana Should Host 2022 Youth Olympic Games

Why Botswana Should Host 2022 Youth Olympic Games

Botswana will contest with Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia to host the Youth Olympic Games in 2022. A delegation from the International Olympic Committee(IOC) has already sent a team to Botswana to evaluate the prospects of the country hosting the Games. Reporter Anastacia Sibanda argues why Botswana should host the Games. First, for a country to […]

Lady Zamar to Headline Botswana’s Festival

Lady Zamar to Headline Botswana’s Festival

South African songstress, Lazy Zamar has been revealed as the headlining act for the sixth Lobatse International Beef Festival (LIBF). The vibrant and dynamic SAMA Best Dance Album winner will warm the chilly night at the celebrated beef festival with her vocal dance music on June 30 at Lobatse Town Park. Along with Botswana artistes […]

Botswana Proposed FIA Law Changes to Increase Body’s Power

Botswana Proposed FIA Law Changes to Increase Body’s Power

In an effort to strengthen the mandate of the Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA) in the context of emerging global challenges, Parliament is currently considering the Financial Intelligence (Amendment) Bill, 2018. Among the said Bill’s provisions is the re-designation of the Agency’s Head as Director General, to be appointed by His Excellency the President rather than […]

Botswana Councillors Support Banning of Plastic Bags

Botswana Councillors Support Banning of Plastic Bags

Central District councillors have welcomed the Ministry of Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism’s banning of plastic bags. Councillors noted while responding to the presentation by the ministry’s chief waste management officer, Ms Tshenolo Sechele, at the ongoing Central District Full council session. They noted in oneness that it was time to end the use of […]

Asteroid Lights Up the Sky as it Crashes on South Africa, Botswana Border

Asteroid Lights Up the Sky as it Crashes on South Africa, Botswana Border

A 2-metre-wide asteroid illuminated the sky above the South Africa-Botswana border as it burned up in a fireball caught on CCTV footage, Space.com reports. The rock, labelled 2018 LA, was first spotted by astronomers at the Catalina Sky Survey near Tucson, Arizona, according to Gizmodo. After determining that 2018 LA was on a collision course […]

Kenya Reaches Out to Botswana, Again, to Boost Trade

Kenya Reaches Out to Botswana, Again, to Boost Trade

Kenya and Botswana will work closely through their respective business people to encourage trade between the two countries which currently is way below potential, the Chief Cabinet Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Ababu Namwamba has said. Speaking when he presided over the 2nd Kenya-Botswana Diaspora Investment Forum at Fairgrounds Holdings, […]

Stanford Graduate School of Business Launches Two Educational Opportunities to Empower Youth and Entrepreneurs in Southern Africa

Stanford Graduate School of Business Launches Two Educational Opportunities to Empower Youth and Entrepreneurs in Southern Africa

Stanford Graduate School of Business (www.GSB.stanford.edu) (Stanford GSB) today announced a USD $3 million, three-year partnership with De Beers Group to empower young, budding entrepreneurs and owners of established businesses in Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa through two new educational programs launching in 2018. Stanford is expanding two of its successful programs to Southern Africa: […]

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