Trade unions to sue government over BCL Mine sale in Botswana

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Botswana Federation for Public Sector Trade Unions (BOFEPUSO) intends to sue government for selling the country’s biggest copper producer BCL Mine. Tobokani Rari, BOFEPUSO Secretary General told media on Thursday that government has never been transparent with the sale of … Read More

Youth in Botswana receive entrepreneurship windfall | La jeunesse au Botswana reçoit une aubaine en matière d’entrepreneuriat

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Botswana has exempted youth businesses from certain requirements, to prop up young entrepreneurship across the nation. Thapelo Olopeng, the Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, on Wednesday said the development is part of government efforts to assist … Read More

Korea and Botswana sign technology cooperation agreement

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  Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) has signed an agreement with Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), as the Hub makes strides to become a regional technology commercialisation centre. Signed in the capital Gaborone on Tuesday, the collaboration will … Read More

Education minister condemns girl child sexual abuse

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Botswana’s education minister Unity Dow has expressed concern about the continued sexual abuse of young girls.

Dow in a letter addressed to “all you men who have engaged in sexual relations with young girls” issued on Wednesday indicated that 407 girls … Read More

Botswana, Zimbabwe condemn instabilities in Africa

Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) – Botswana and Zimbabwe have expressed concern over the continued instability in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and the political impasse in Lesotho. Following a session of the Zimbabwe-Botswana Joint Permanent Commission on Defence and Security held … Read More

Police warn Botswana citizens of hoaxers on social media

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Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) – Botswana Police Service (BPS) has warned the public against hoax promises now rampant on social media. Christopher Mbulawa, BPS spokesperson, said on Monday that the criminals lure their potential victims by promising large amounts of money. … Read More