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May 29, 2018 12:54 PM More than 200 poverty project jobs stall

The council sub district chairperson, Mmaobene Molefe told the ongoing council meeting that the sub district has a total number of 977 funded projects under the programme. “A total number of 637 beneficiaries are awaiting funding and 105 beneficiaries are partially packaged, but procurement and packaging is ongoing. A total number of 84 projects are excelling 102

May 22, 2018 4:00 AM 18 Young Batswana Receive YALI Fellowship

The Mandela Washington Fellowship aims to empower young Africans to support growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across Africa. It is geared towards outstanding young leaders who have several years of professional experience and a proven record of accomplishment in leading and promoting positive change 143

April 23, 2018 4:00 AM Botswana, Zambia cement 50 years ties

President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s inaugural working visit to Zambia demonstrated the significance Botswana attached to consolidating bilateral relations between the two countries. During his visit to Zambia last week, President Edgar Lungu requested Masisi to officiate at the 92nd Zambia Agricultural and Commercial Show in August. Accepting the invite, Masisi 134

April 10, 2018 4:00 AM Farmers Urged To Insure Produce, Products

Addressing Botswana Young Farmers Association (BYFA) recently, Advice Fele of the Botswana Insurance Company (BIC) said they have policies that cater to farmers. “Insurance is very important even in farming as we cover livestock, crop production, damages done by fire, natural disasters as well as the equipment that is used in farming,” he said. BIC also has policies 148

March 1, 2018 9:42 AM Karate gets P810,000 for dojo expansion

Speaking during the signing ceremony this morning, Japan Embassy ambassador, Kozo Takeda said the assistance came through the Japanese government’s grant scheme, Grant Assistance for Cultural Grassroots projects. “The grant assistance is also part of the ‘Sport for tomorrow’, which is an international contribution through sport initiative led by the Japanese 157

February 20, 2018 11:43 AM GCC postpones budget meeting

This was after councillors said they do not see the need to approve the budget year in and out while the GCC is delaying to implement some of the projects they had agreed on. The GCC had called a special full council meeting today to discuss and approve the said budget. “This is yet another time of the year for us to introspect on whether we have implemented 100

February 19, 2018 4:00 AM Lax govt depts vex PPADB

The Board’s observations come as ministries come under increasing pressure to tighten project delivery and cost management, in the age of declining national budget revenues. A Project Management Office is being set up in the Office of the President to govern across all line ministries. PPADB executive chairperson, Bridget John said two audits of mega projects 99

January 30, 2018 3:09 PM Twenty-five road projects are P705m over-budget: Govt audit

At a meeting with contractors this morning, the Ministry revealed the results of a snap audit of 32 road construction projects which showed that 25 of them (or 80 percent) were over-budget to the tune of P705 million. The remaining seven projects were completed below budget, representing savings to government of P93 million. Mokaila told contractors 129

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 195

November 2, 2017 4:00 AM Masisi promises mouth watering SONA

Addressing a political rally in Maun over the weekend, Masisi said Khama would announce new economic initiatives to cover solutions to unemployment. The address is expected at the opening of the November Parliament. Masisi said Khama’s address would stipulate how government intends to solve economic problems. Masisi stated that Ngamiland should wait to hear how government 202