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September 19, 2017 9:26 AM IDM gives Boswelakgosi JSS prize giving ceremony

In an endeavor to encourage learning among potential future enrollees, the Institute of Development Mangement (IDM) last week Friday, bestowed a generous offering of P10 000 to Boswelakgosi Junior Secondary School in Manyana village. Handing the funds over to the School Head, Peter Dire, IDM Assistant Director Academics, and Learners Support, Elijah 5

September 18, 2017 4:00 AM Boko takes no prisoners

Mmegi: Retrospectively, what would you have done differently as far as the BMD internal fracas are concerned and why? Boko: I would have done things exactly as I have now because it is the right way to do things. The UDC as a coalition is based on respect for self-determination of each of the contracting parties. It appreciates that they have own constitution 2

September 14, 2017 12:48 PM Broadband density Switzerland leads the way in internet connection

Despite advances in technology, more than half the world’s people still have no access to the internet. Switzerland, on the other hand, has the highest proportion of fixed broadband connections in the world, apart from Monaco. “Broadband technologies are today driving substantial transformation in many development-related sectors including health, education 1

September 14, 2017 11:32 AM Botswana: BOSSA National Fair Successful

Gaborone — Botswana Social Studies Association (BOSSA) held its annual national fair in Mahalapye recently. Speaking at the fair, Institute of Development Management (IDM) assistant director, Mr Elijah Moakofhi hailed the event as important, saying it gave students an opportunity to rectify the mistakes of the generations that came before them. "But for you to do that, you need to be equipped 2

September 13, 2017 12:12 AM United States pledges 400 mln dollars to Mozambique to fight AIDS

MAPUTO, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. government, through its embassy in Maputo, pledged to disburse 400 million U.S. dollars to help Mozambique fight HIV/AIDS, U.S. ambassador to Mozambique Dean Pittman announced here on Tuesday. "I am honored to announce that the U.S. government will invest 400 million U.S. dollars to fight HIV/AIDS as part of the U.S. President's 7

September 12, 2017 9:12 PM Study yields good news on Aids in Botswana

Gaborone - Botswana's people are generally Aids-wise both in their behaviour and their knowledge, yet the country has one of the world's highest rates of HIV infection. Preliminary findings of the Botswana Aids Impact Survey (BAIS), completed last month, revealed that people are aware of the nature of HIV infections and how to prevent them, they are not promiscuous 7

September 12, 2017 5:06 PM Botswana unions head for rare showdown

Gaborone - Trade unions in the normally stable African state of Botswana are gearing up for a rare showdown with the government this week unless it bows to demands to reinstate one of their leaders. The sacking of Japhta Radibe, president of the Botswana Teachers Union (BTU), has already provoked demonstrations throughout the country and the labour movement 4

September 11, 2017 11:47 AM Botswana: Bridge Skills Gap

Gaborone — The education sector in Botswana may have inadvertently neglected some of the key skills particularly in the technical and scientific fields which are a necessary prerequisite to economic advancement and competitiveness all to be found in the industry. Vice President who is also the Chancellor of the University of Botswana (UB) Mr Mokgweetsi 2

September 11, 2017 11:47 AM Botswana: Khama Calls for Joint Partnership

Manxotae — Minister of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism, Mr Tshekedi Khama has called for joint partnerships between farmers and his ministry to address human/wildlife conflict. Minister Khama made the plea at a kgotla meeting addressed by President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama in Manxotae on Thursday. Mr Khama said his ministry 3

September 11, 2017 1:08 AM Sexual behaviour needs dramatic change

United Nations - A year after the 189-nation General Assembly adopted a plan to halt the Aids epidemic, a UN report issued on Sunday said "dramatic changes" in sexual awareness and behaviour are still needed in many poor countries to stop the advance of the killer disease. The report examined data from 39 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America and concluded 4