Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «minister»

September 25, 2017 2:05 PM Botswana: Government Tightens Security Measures

Gaborone — Entertainment or festival events already scheduled to use the National Stadium this year will go on. Addressing music promoters at Botswana National Youth Council recently, Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Thapelo Olopeng said following a savingram from government that banned entertainment or festival events at the National 1

September 25, 2017 2:05 PM Botswana: Kwerepe Extols Public Servants for Good Service

Kanye — Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Mr Thato Kwerepe has extolled public servants for their resolve to render top-notch service to the public amidst a myriad of challenges they contend with on a daily basis. He said in his address to public officers on September 22 in Kanye that the role played by civil 1

September 25, 2017 1:31 PM 'World's heaviest' woman Eman Ahmed dies in Abu Dhabi, aged 37

Eman Ahmed had lost more than half her 78 stone body weight after stomach-shrinking surgery in India, paid for by crowdsourcing. Eman Ahmed, who weighed more than 78 stone (500kg) at her heaviest, had been receiving treatment for several months following an operation in March. She first had surgery in Mumbai, losing about 50 stone (317kg) after being 1

September 25, 2017 4:00 AM Kgathi shamed by reckless police drivers

Spitting fire at a recent meeting in Palapye, the Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, began by saying he was worried and frustrated by the many accidents caused by the police due to reckless driving. He admonished the officers who he said recklessly caused road accidents while using government vehicles. The North Central Division (Number 2 District) 1

September 25, 2017 4:00 AM BAC students ‘erroneously’ receive book allowances

Botswana Accountancy College (BAC) students from both the Gaborone and Francistown campuses have been erroneously receiving book allowances into their accounts. The students have since sought the intervention of the Botswana National Union of Students (BONUS) following the mistake. The students say the errors are costly, as the DTEF thereafter demand 1

September 24, 2017 9:13 AM From nursery to university: Emerging market investors buy into education

LONDON (Reuters) - Two decades after Yusuf Karodia launched Mancosa, a distance learning school to teach South Africans business skills, he sold up to UK private equity firm Actis. From nurseries to exam tutoring and adult education, teaching businesses are booming as populations rise and cash-strapped governments fail to keep up with demand. With 263 million 2

September 22, 2017 1:04 PM Botswana reports suspected foot-and-mouth outbreak

On Tuesday (19 September), Botswanan veterinary services were asked to investigate cattle that demonstrated symptoms of the disease. The cattle were discovered in a communal grazing area near Sehithwa Village. Samples for testing were collected, but results were still pending. Thus far, five animals have shown symptoms of FMD, while another 343 head of cattle 4

September 19, 2017 12:17 PM Nisar advises PM to put house in order but not make Pakistan a laughing stock

ISLAMABAD: Former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has advised Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to fix the matters of the house (government) but not make the country a laughing stock before the world. “Nobody has any objection over cleaning the house but instead of making statements, attention should be paid to practical steps,” the former 13

September 19, 2017 8:46 AM Tanzania: Magufuli Skips UN General Assembly, Once Again

Dar es Salaam — President John Magufuli has skipped another high profile United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) held in New York in the US between September 18 and 20, this year. In the meeting, Tanzania is represented by Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Dr Augustine Mahiga. The meeting which started today, September 18, was addresses 7

September 18, 2017 9:08 AM Park off and enjoy beauty SA offers

On the surface, the week is an opportunity for South Africans to gain free day entry into the parks to experience the wide variety of landscapes the country has to offer. But it goes further than that, speakers at the event stressed, with a focus on celebrating heritage, encouraging younger visitors and empowering local communities. SANParks head Fundisile 9