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October 22, 2018 4:00 AM Will there be a "Masisi Doctrine" in Foreign Policy?

Moreover, a President must preside over a highly specialised and sprawling bureaucracy. When it comes to policy, the presidency has three major areas to preside over: economic policy, domestic policy and foreign affairs. These are all competing policy spheres. But the demands of the office require that presidents strike a balance between all three substantive 170

October 21, 2018 4:00 AM Sereetsi & The Natives off to Nigeria

Ake Arts & Book Festival is four days of cultural immersion. The Arts and Book Festival aims to showcase the very best of contemporary African literature, poetry, music, art, film and theatre. The band front man ,Tomeletso Sereetsi said he got the booking as a result of his speaking engagement at the Gaborone Book Festival. Sereetsi further said that he is booked 149

October 21, 2018 4:00 AM DJ Sbi Tech breaking airwaves with chiwele

The high riding DJ who is scheduled to perform at this year’s Mahika Mahikeng Festival in Mafikeng, South Africa on December 9 told Arts & Culture that the song is the type of electronic music people listen and make in Africa. “The song is inspired by the old African story read to children to motivate them to listen to the elders. The story is about 156

October 15, 2018 4:00 AM BDC snaps up stake in Transport Holdings

The P149 million deal has the effect of transforming Transport Holdings into a 100% citizen-owned enterprise. Speaking on Tuesday, BDC Managing Director, Bashi Gaetsaloe said the buyout is part of the Corporation’s strategy of steering the growth of leading industries. “Our strengthened partnership with TH through this transaction will provide our country 116

October 14, 2018 4:00 AM Mapetla on comeback trail

Now the award winner is on the verge of a return to the stage with a 14-track album to be released in November. Having taken a six-year leave from the industry after releasing his last album in 2012, Mapetla says he expects his sixth album to be bigger as he looks to reclaim the king of Kwaito crown. Born Thabo Ntirang, Mapetla feels he has recharged 184

October 9, 2018 4:00 AM A Lunch Hour Session Of Marimba

Marimba has a very cool, unique sound but both bands which were mostly made of students found a way to own the entire session. Bot River as visitors from the Western Cape played some of the songs, which seemed very challenging. One of the amazing things about this group is they were almost always learning new songs. The audience though seated most of the time was cheerful 148

October 8, 2018 4:00 AM Global equities lift Debswana’s P7bn pension fund

The Debswana Pension Fund (DPF) has more than 12,000 members and holds about P7 billion in assets locally and offshore through 10 fund managers. The assets include local cash, local and offshore equities, property, local and offshore bonds, African private equity and emerging market equities. According to statements the DPF shared with members this week, global 111

September 25, 2018 9:43 AM Nelson Mandela statue unveiled at UN

"At 1.8 metres tall‚ the Nelson Mandela Statue is the only life-size statue at the United Nations headquarters‚ signifying the role he played in unifying the world under the banner of peace and conflict resolution‚" the South African presidency said. Times Live reports that the statue was created by South African sculptors Andre Prinsloo and Ruhan Janse 161

September 21, 2018 4:00 AM Gov't to chase Chase to court

On Wednesday, Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) deputy director Churchill Collyer, revealed that government has taken the matter to the Attorney General to look into a possible breach of Chase’s contract with government. He was responding to questions during a tour by local and international media of various sites where Chase recently 167

September 17, 2018 2:00 PM Kgaboetsile Wins Big At BNSC Awards Ceremony

Kgaboetsile scooped the award and took home the trophy and a whooping P100, 000 beating the likes of Isaac Makwala of athletics and Ofentse Bakwadi of Karate to the ultimate prize. Both Makwala and Bakwadi were tipped to go head to head for the award after their successful year. Makwala, 31 who won the sportsman of the year on the night had an eventful 183