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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 114

October 9, 2018 1:05 PM Zebras stand-off resolved, Ditsele apologises

The players refused to train yesterday, as they prepare to face Burkina Faso in crucial back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The BFA was engaged in talks with the players yesterday, which the mother body's spokesperson, Tumo Mpatane, described as progressive, as the two sides sought a breakthrough in the deadlock. The players wanted to be paid allowances 169

October 9, 2018 4:00 AM BDF Unhappy With One-year Financial Cycle

Addressing the on-going Parliamentary Accounts Committee (PAC) last week, the BDF commander Lieutenant General Placid Segokgo said the current financial cycle duration of a year for BDF to facilitate their programmes is not adequate. He disclosed that to purchase military equipment they need intensive engagements and acquisition hence the one-year financial 154

October 9, 2018 4:00 AM Kgoroba Takes A Jab At Mabaila

However, political foes both within the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) and the opposition viewed these as a strategy by Mabaila to lure voters to his corner. A day after being slapped with a five-year suspension by his party, Mabaila held another such event this weekend, and it was graced by former president Ian Khama. The area Member of Parliament 148

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 147

October 8, 2018 2:00 PM Nthompe Bags Botswana Life Marathon

Sesebo Matlapeng of Diacore Runners Club followed him closely. The two were separated by mini seconds with Matlapeng registering 1:08:10:5. Tholego Keitshekile came third with a time of 1:10:03. Speaking to Sport Monitor afterwards, Nthompe said he was impressed with the time that he had clocked. “We are going towards the end of the season and fatigue 133

October 8, 2018 9:33 AM Masisi attends London Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference

in endangered fauna and flora. This is in recognition of the significant scale and detrimental economic, social and environmental consequences of the illegal trade in wildlife. As a result, Botswana has, over the years, made a number of policy advances to promote wildlife management and conservation,” the press release read. The conference will provide 132

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

October 8, 2018 4:00 AM How the alcohol levy nearly killed St Louis

The Ministry of Health and Wellness last year commissioned the Botswana Institute of Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA) to study the impact of the alcohol levy. Government officials have slowly revealed titbits from the study as they traverse the country in the ongoing consultations on the levy and trading hours. The full study, made available recently 160

September 29, 2018 4:00 AM Calls to regulate marathons grow louder

There have been concerns over the organisation of some marathons, notably the recently held Gaborone Mayor’s marathon, which has attracted criticism. The board would be mandated with regulating and monitoring the races. It would also have the authority to take action against organisers or even cancel the race, if there are transgressions. The concerns 144