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June 11, 2018 4:00 AM The importance of communication in macroeconomic policy management

For a number of reasons, a central bank needs to continually interact and disseminate information to stakeholders. Such interactions and communication clarify the Bank’s role and, therefore, reinforces the effectiveness with which it discharges its mandate of ensuring price stability, sound financial and well-functioning payments systems and, more broadly 126

June 8, 2018 2:00 PM BFA undecided on 2026 World Cup bids

The host of the 2026 World Cup would be announced in Russia on Wednesday, on the eve of this year’s tournament kick-off. FIFA’s 209 associations will vote through a secret ballot, to decide the hosts of the 2026 World Cup. Letshwiti will travel to Russia and cast his vote but as of yesterday, he had not made up his mind on which bid to pick. The BFA president 145

June 5, 2018 4:00 AM Assemblies Of God Reverend Slams Prosperity Churches

Speaking during the official opening of Gaborone Assemblies of God new sanctuary, Lebelo said some people are using the name of God to enrich themselves. The construction cost of the sanctuary stood at P 15 million upon completion. The building will accommodate 800 people though it had initially wanted to accommodate 1,200 people. “The church is a place 125

June 4, 2018 4:00 AM Masisi: Khama's plan gone wrong

As for the pair, Khama and Masisi theirs was a relationship seemingly made in heaven. They loved and hated organisations and individuals together. There was even common talk that the duo’s striking similarities did not provide variety in leadership at the Office of the President (OP) as they seemed to agree on many things. It was generally feared that in Masisi 255

May 31, 2018 10:49 AM Gays recognition case postponed

Legabibo was to go head to head against the government today challenging for the recognition of homosexuality in the country. Legabibo legal representative Tshiamo Rantao in a brief interview said the case was yet to be given a judge and that they are in limbo as to when it will be called. Meanwhile the society that has been advocating for the rights 113

May 29, 2018 1:39 PM De Beers U-turns, jumps into synthetics

De Beers previously singled out synthetic or lab-grown diamonds as the biggest threat to rough diamonds, as players in the former industry pushed out countless carats, at low input costs, while marketing these as natural. By not only labelling its lab-grown diamonds, but also cutting their prices and flooding the market with them, De Beers is hoping 98

May 29, 2018 1:31 PM PEPFAR: Towards epidemic control in 2020

At the time, only 50,000 people in all of Africa were on life saving treatment, but today PEPFAR supports 14 million people on treatment. Among the 14 million, five individuals have come forth in a documentary titled, Have It All, which focuses on their real life experiences living with the virus and how helpful PEPFAR has been to them. This movie premiered 103

May 29, 2018 10:26 AM Khama barred from flying BDF aircraft

The memo dated May 24, 2018 from the BDF Air Arm Commander major general Innocent Phatswane directs that all air arm units to only accord Khama VIP status. “When flying the former president you are required to accord him VIP status and the crew should be as per Air Staff Instructions (ASI),” states the memo. In the 2001 investigation on the matter, the then Ombudsman 96

May 29, 2018 4:00 AM President Masisi Addresses First Press Conference

This will be an exciting opportunity for journalists as the last time a sitting President addressed a press conference was more than a decade ago. His predecessor, former president Ian Khama made public his disdain for the local media, describing it as the worst. Khama was hardly accessible to the local press. Masisi has since assuming office at least 94

May 29, 2018 4:00 AM Arone Assures Teachers Of Better Days

Arone on Friday received a petition from unemployed teachers and those engaged on a temporary basis demanding employment. “Let me thank you for taking your time and effort. Let me assure you that we are aware of your concerns and are already working on solutions. The President will host a press conference this week and announce some of the things we will be doing 104