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February 20, 2018 2:32 PM Tourists spend hits P14.5bn mark

The results are contained in the 2016 Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) launched in Gaborone earlier this morning. The TSA, the third conducted in Botswana starting with a pilot in 2006, is a research project designed to accurately gauge the contribution of tourism to the national economy. According to data shared during the launch, spending by tourists 21

February 19, 2018 4:00 AM Lax govt depts vex PPADB

The Board’s observations come as ministries come under increasing pressure to tighten project delivery and cost management, in the age of declining national budget revenues. A Project Management Office is being set up in the Office of the President to govern across all line ministries. PPADB executive chairperson, Bridget John said two audits of mega projects 21

February 16, 2018 3:00 PM Pabalinga promises successful CUCSA games

He was, however, this week given a mammoth task of leading a team to organise the 2018 Confederation of University and College Sport Association (CUCSA) Games to be held in Gaborone in June. Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) chairperson, Solly Reikeletseng announced the members of the local organising committee (LOC) this week, with Pabalinga 26

February 13, 2018 4:00 AM Murderers Should Be Killed – Khama

Speaking during his farewell to the community of Palapye at the village main Kgotla on Friday morning, the outgoing President said he would support the country’s stance on capital punishment beyond his tenure. He said murderers would only stop killing people when they know they are destined to the hangman’s noose. He said without capital punishment innocent 6

February 12, 2018 9:25 AM Zimbabwe President on a two-day State Visit

“The visit will afford the two leaders an opportunity to deliberate on bilateral, regional, and international issues of mutual concern. It will also serve to further strengthen the long standing cordial relations between Botswana and Zimbabwe,” a statement from the Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation, stated. by the Minister of International 5

February 1, 2018 2:51 PM BDP 2019 campaign divided over Khama, Masisi

It is alleged that some members of the party central committee endorsed Ian Khama’s name as the face of the party ahead of 2019 general elections while others felt that Mokgweetsi Masisi should be the one selling the party. However, Mmegi has learnt that there was no consensus on the matter and it was deferred for voting at the BDP national council 41

January 24, 2018 3:00 PM Industrial Court Judges attend training

The training is held at Chobe Marina Lodge in Kasane from January 22 to 26, 2018. “The court is in the process of harnessing on emerging trends and best judicial practices to improve turnaround times, reduce backlog and further offer labour justice promptly in an accessible manner. This is in line with the court’s commitment to promote the rule of law by providing 73

December 15, 2017 4:00 AM Main Mall hosts Heart of the City carnival this Saturday

Botswana Tourism Organisation is coordinating the event in partnership with African Point Solutions and Epiphany Royals. The Carnival is an annual event that happens at the end of the year to herald the Christmas season. It will be hosted in and around the Main Mall area under the theme Heart of the City. The carnival is aimed at reviving and celebrating 125

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 234

November 2, 2017 9:32 AM Coetzee: Boks v All Blacks RWC 2019 opener 'huge'

Cape Town - Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says their 2019 Rugby World Cup opener against the All Blacks will be a huge match in every sense. World Rugby announced the draw for the tournament in Tokyo on Thursday, with South Africa to face New Zealand in their opening Pool B match in Yokohama on Saturday, September 21, 2019. “We play the number one side in the world 166