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October 10, 2017 2:19 PM The actual cost of mental illness is bigger than you think

This according to research conducted by the South African Depression and Anxiety Group in 2015. This year, the group conducted an online survey of 499 participants called Stigma in the Workplace, which revealed that “44% of the respondents indicated that they were uncomfortable with disclosing their mental health issue to a manager, which callers often 105

October 10, 2017 1:00 PM IMF forecasts stronger global growth

The global economic recovery is strengthening, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In its latest World Economic Outlook, the IMF has revised its forecast for the global economy and is now expecting slightly stronger growth. The IMF's forecast for the UK is the same as in its July report. It expects growth to slow from 1.8% in 2016 to 1.7% this year and to 1.5% in 2018. Although 137

October 10, 2017 1:00 PM World economic growth improving, even as U.S., UK potential slows: IMF

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The current broad-based global economic upswing will likely be sustained this year and next, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday, with gains in most of the world offsetting sluggish outcomes in the United States, Britain and India. The IMF upgraded its global economic growth forecast for 2017 by 0.1 percentage points 122

October 9, 2017 1:50 PM Poor nations need farm investment or face importing more food

UN says improvements needed in agriculture amid urbanisation. The poorest countries risk a greater dependence on food imports unless more is invested in their rural agriculture industries as people move toward cities, according to the United Nations. As urban populations rise, diets are changing and consumption of foods like meat, fruit and vegetables 141

September 26, 2017 5:00 AM Radio Personality Takes To Marriage Counselling

The event, which will focus on relationship and marriage, themed, ‘Get Your Love Life Back’, is scheduled for October 14, 2017, at Travel Lodge in Block 3. Sealetsa-Ubah, explained that with the high divorce rate and many family disputes, she found the need, to come up with a platform that can reach out to the masses, and hopefully empower couples and families 66

September 23, 2017 7:00 PM Gadgets: iPhone 8 shows solid upgrades and is priced better than iPhone X

While most of the attention has been focused on the iPhone X, the iPhone 8 ($699) and iPhone 8 Plus hit stores last week — and at a lower price than the iPhone X's $1,000 price tag. Apple has three new phones coming this fall. While most of the attention has been focused on the iPhone X, the iPhone 8 ($699) and iPhone 8 Plus hit stores last week — and at a lower 60

September 13, 2017 1:17 PM Botswana: Teamwork Essential for Public Service

Letlhakeng — The Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Mr Thato Kwerepe has reminded public officers that they are equally vital to the public service regardless of their positions. Addressing public officers in Letlhakeng on Monday, Mr Kwerepe said it was therefore vital that they worked as a team as together 60

September 8, 2017 4:00 AM We need continuity in the civil service

However, despite these efforts and others at Government Enclave to improve productivity, we still have incidents where officers seem to know very little about what is going on in their ministries or departments. They are unable to supervise projects in which government has spent millions of taxpayer’s money to improve the lives of Batswana. We still 71

September 6, 2017 9:24 AM The lesser known and scarier facts about unemployment in South Africa

The latest South African jobs statistics continue to reflect a shockingly high unemployment rate which will take some doing to reverse. Concerns about the high levels of youth unemployment and the social upheaval this might cause have been widely expressed. But a deeper analysis of the numbers reveals an even scarier picture of large sections of the population 89

September 4, 2017 12:47 PM Botswana: Shakawe Hospital Construction On-Going

Shakawe — President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama launched the P309 million 70- bed Shakawe Primary Hospital project on Friday. The construction started in April this year and is envisaged to end in September 2019. The project is in two phases, the first phase being the construction of the P60 million staff houses in 2015. The Shakawe Primary Hospital 71