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April 20, 2018 2:00 PM Makwala, Montsho, Thebe take home P600,000

The 400m runners won gold in their individual races, which earned them a cool P100, 000 from the government’s athlete incentive scheme. Baboloki Thebe was the second highest earner after Makwala, pocketing P220, 000. Makwala received a further P100,000 after anchoring the men’s 4x400m relay to gold, and another P50,000 from Debswana for his gold in the 400m. Debswana 75

April 17, 2018 4:00 AM Lucara Recovers 472 Carat Diamond

The new discovery follows the world’s second largest gem quality diamond found at the same mine two years ago. The 1,111-carat stone was recovered from its Karowe mine, about 500 km north of the capital, Gaborone. The stone is also the sixth largest gem quality diamonds ever mined. According to the Global Mining Observer, Lucara Diamond Company insured 80

April 9, 2018 4:00 AM Three firms make offers for Tati Nickel

TNMC liquidator, Nigel Dixon-Warren has in recent months been trying to sell the Mine to no avail. Prospective buyers have in the past either pulled out before sale negotiations could take off or failed to put convincing offers to buy the Mine, which closed in October 2016. “The indicative offers are more promising than the previous ones we have had. One of the three 63

March 12, 2018 10:07 AM Drug resistant TB remains a challenge

In his recurrent and development budget proposals of 2018-2019, the assistant Minister of Health and Wellness (MoH&W) Dikgang Makgalemele stated that the drug resistant forms of TB remain a major threat in this fight with about 100 cases of Multi drug resistant TB and two cases of Extremely Drug Resistant (XDR) TB reported annually. reported annually 68

February 23, 2018 3:00 PM Jaded Galaxy bow out without a fight

Trailing 0-1 against Mozambican side, Costa do Sol from the first leg, most had belief that the deficit would be overturned on home soil. But instead, it was Galaxy who were backpedalling when the referee separated the two teams at half time after an uninspiring bout. The visitors took the lead midway through the first half, and Galaxy simply failed 48

February 13, 2018 2:04 PM AP to engage indigenous Batswana in tourism sector

When responding to the Budget Speech on Monday afternoon, Gaolathe said his party is concerned that the tourism sector is narrowly focused on the Okavango and Chobe or high value, eco-tourism and is concentrated in a few highly capitalised hands. “Our objective with this sector therefore is to expand the tourism hub in the Okavango-Chobe-Makgadikgadi 24

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 27

December 25, 2017 4:00 AM GDP numbers sparkle, but household and business struggle

In September, the Ministry of Finance officials revised the 2017 growth estimate to 4.7% from 4.2% projected in February as higher output from the services sectors and the end of a drought eased pressure on major industries. But numbers show that households and business are increasingly playing a lesser role in driving the economy and analysts believe 117

November 13, 2017 5:00 AM Majwe Mining wins overtime case against employees

Majwe Mining Joint Venture is contracted by Debswana at the Jwaneng diamond mine Cut 8 project. The workers lost their case in which they demanded the company to pay them overtime allowances computed by utilising average hours over a three weeks’ cycle in terms of section 97 (1) as read with section 37 (1) of the Employment Act. The workers had dragged 227

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 257