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May 22, 2018 4:00 AM 18 Young Batswana Receive YALI Fellowship

The Mandela Washington Fellowship aims to empower young Africans to support growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across Africa. It is geared towards outstanding young leaders who have several years of professional experience and a proven record of accomplishment in leading and promoting positive change 145

April 4, 2018 3:16 PM Six perished in Eloyi accident

Others are admitted in critical condition at the Nyangabgwe Referral hospital’s intensive care unit. The combi carrying members of the Modipane Eloyi Church collided with another, which had on board members of an unnamed church from South Africa, headed to Zimbabwe. Four commuters of the Eloyi combi including the driver, a middle-aged man, two middle-aged 154

February 6, 2018 2:43 PM Matambo pegs 2018/19 hopes on global recovery

According to his budget speech yesterday, Matambo expects 2018 growth to reach 5.3 percent from 4.7 percent in 2017, while revenues will jump to P64.3 billion from the revised 2017/18 figure of P57.2 billion. By comparison, the World Bank in January forecast Botswana’s growth at 4.7 percent in 2018 and 4.5 percent in 2017. The increase in both growth 83

November 2, 2017 4:00 PM New great ape species found, sparking fears for its survival

Researchers have identified a new species of orangutan in an isolated forest on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Fewer than 800 individuals remain, and the construction of a dam and road threaten the prime habitat of the ape, which is distinguished from its cousins by, among other things, frizzier hair and a taste for caterpillars. "As a scientist 600

November 1, 2017 3:44 PM Six women accuse filmmaker Brett Ratner of sexual harassment or misconduct

Natasha Henstridge was watching a movie on Brett Ratner’s couch when she fell asleep. She was a 19-year-old fashion model; he was an up-and-coming music video director in his early 20s. They had been hanging out in front of the TV with friends at his New York apartment. But when Henstridge woke up, the others had left. She was alone with Ratner. She got up to leave 194

October 31, 2017 7:26 PM Netflix suspends 'House of Cards' Season 6 production amid Spacey allegations

Production on Season 6 of “House of Cards’ has been suspended, Netflix and Media Rights Capital, the production company that makes the series, announced Tuesday. “MRC and Netflix have decided to suspend production on ‘House of Cards’ season six, until further notice, to give us time to review the current situation and to address any concerns of our cast and crew,” according 150

October 31, 2017 7:39 AM Kenya’s Biggest Retailer to Enter Administration in Revival Plan

Nakumatt Holdings Ltd., East Africa’s largest retailer, is seeking a court order to enter administration as part of a plan to revive its debt-laden business. The Kenyan company will go to court on Nov. 8 for a hearing on the application, which proposes that “business-turnaround professional” Peter Kahi of PKF Consulting Ltd. be appointed as administrator 149

October 31, 2017 5:02 AM ATI Hits Hard As Davido Flops

The rapper’s grand entrance had everyone on standstill as the Department of Fire Services lowered him on stage to deliver the best performance of the night. The artist, who also won six BOMU awards on the same night, was more inspired than ever as he swung in the air in slow motion. The crane that scales 86 to 262 feet in height made his grand entrance 147

October 29, 2017 7:06 AM Cancer-care needs to be tailored to women’s needs

Cancer has the potential to debilitate life physically, emotionally and economically, and in a manner few other ailments can. And the unfortunate reality in India is that the incidence of cancer and resultant mortality among women is on the rise. Over 2,000 new women are diagnosed with cancer every day, which is expected to spiral to 3,500 every day by 2025. The challenge 159

October 29, 2017 2:49 AM Donkey abattoir owner hits back

Bulawayo businessman Garrith Lumsden has been in the eye of a storm after his plans to set up a donkey abattoir in the city were made public. Animal rights groups have come out strongly against the project, saying it would see a spike in cases of donkey thefts and drive the animals into extinction. However, Lumsden (GL), who has been in the meat processing 176