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January 14, 2019 4:00 AM Lucara targets P2bn sales from Karowe

Should the diamond miner hit its target, the revenues would be higher than the 2018 forecast of US$180 million. Lucara has become globally renowned for the discovery of exceptionally large diamonds at its Karowe Mine in Letlhakane, particularly the famous Lesedi la Lone, the second biggest rough diamond ever discovered, dug up in November 2015. Eira Thomas 715

February 22, 2018 3:30 PM BOFEPUSU to report Govt to ILO, yet again

This comes after the Minister for Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development Tshenolo Mabeo made known his intentions to conduct an inspection of books or documents of some seven trade unions and two federations. Mabeo said the inspection is in accordance with Section 49 (1) and (2) of the Trade Unions and Employer’s Organisations Act (TUEU) 114

October 31, 2017 12:34 AM Barclays Takeover. . . No Zimbabwean had money to buy bank: RBZ

The British-owned Barclays Plc sold its 43 percent stake in the 105-year-old local unit for about $40 million to FMB as part of its divestiture from African operations. The move generated anxiety among Zimbabweans recently who felt the sale was against the country’s indigenisation and empowerment laws. The Zanu-PF Youth League was very vocal against 124

October 26, 2017 9:19 PM Microsoft just hit its $20 billion cloud goal, almost a year ahead of schedule

Three years ago, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella called his shot : the company's so-called commercial cloud business would hit $20 billion in annualized revenue by the end of its 2018 fiscal year. At the time, that seemed an ambitious goal. Microsoft's commercial cloud business was then generating $6.3 billion in sales on an annualized basis, which it defined 93

October 19, 2017 10:34 PM Extreme air pollution in Ireland caused by ‘burning of solid fuel’

Such fuels promoted as ‘low-carbon’ but are devastating in terms of air pollution – expert There should be no cause for complacency in Europe or Ireland over the findings of the Lancet medical journal’s major study of the global health impacts of pollution, which shows air pollution as the single biggest cause of deaths. That is the verdict of Prof Colin 96

October 19, 2017 11:31 AM Botswana: Transfer Not Disciplinary Procedure

Maun — Assistant minister of Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Mr Thato Kwerepe has urged employers to desist from using transfers as punishment to employees. Addressing public servants at Maun, he said they have received complaints from some employees that they were transferred to rural areas as punishment and that their relevant 77

October 13, 2017 6:33 PM Google Home Mini review: Taking aim at the Echo Dot

This tiny speaker shows how far Google's assistant has come. Google describes the Home Mini hardware as a doughnut, and that's not a bad comparison. It's about the same size as my favorite pastry (though there's no hole in the middle). To me, it looks more like someone turned the original Google Home upside down and flattened it. Instead of having a white 108

October 13, 2017 9:14 AM Tanzania and Uganda sign Oil exploration deal

Tanzania has entered into an agreement with Uganda to help in the search for oil in the Eyasi Wembere Basin and Lake Tanganyika. The groundwork for the Eyasi Wembere Basin and Lake Tanganyika oil project began two weeks ago when technicians from Tanzania and Uganda toured the location. Should Tanzania find oil, it will be drilled and transported through 123

October 12, 2017 5:08 AM Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Review: A good Android tablet, but still a hard sell

Samsung's latest Android tablet is a solid offering if you're after an Android tablet specifically, but issues with tablet apps still hold it back from true greatness. When Samsung unveiled its mobile device portfolio at this year's Mobile World Congress, it did so with its all-new Galaxy Book line as well as an update to its Android tablet portfolio 295

October 12, 2017 4:00 AM BONMEH advocates workplace mental health policies

That is why Botswana Network for Mental Health (BONMEH) has called on the business community in Botswana to have comprehensive mental health policies. According to BONMEH spokesperson, Charity Kennedy, these mental health problems have a direct impact on workplaces through increased absenteeism, reduced productivity, and increased costs. She said this at a media 90