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September 25, 2018 4:00 AM Shining Light Winners Finish Three-Month Course

The three-month programme, which is offered in partnership with Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, affords the winners requisite skills that are vital for their jewellery design apprenticeship. Mbako Baraedi, Tshepo Dithebele, Gaone Otsile from Botswana and Richardlee Shoombe, Frans Uunona and Taleni Udeiko from Namibia, were selected from more than 130 entries 155

May 1, 2018 4:00 AM LEA To Focus On Creating Competitive, Sustainable Enterprises

Speaking during LEA’s annual Pitso, themed ‘Empowering Botswana SMMEs in pursuit of business development and economic diversification’ the CEO Dr Racious Moatshe said that the strategy is aimed at creating a competitive and sustainable pool of enterprises within the targeted period. “We undertake to execute this strategy which would be launched this year with utmost 140

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

October 27, 2017 6:08 PM Botswana renal care still at an infancy

Experts have identified Africa as the continent with the highest number of people suffering from kidney diseases – a problem compounded by the continent’s lack of medical specialists on the condition, which makes the problem hard to detect and treat on time. Also known as renal failure or renal insufficiency, a renal disease is a medical condition of impaired 140

October 17, 2017 5:00 AM Are We On The Right Side Of Technological Advancement?

E-Waste encompasses household appliances like televisions, stereos, DVDs, refrigerators, microwaves, washing machines, air-conditioners, etc. The term e-waste is subject to a number of definitions. Technological advancement is at its peak and we are celebrating it. As we celebrate technology and globalisation, can we consider e-waste as a hazard? There 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

October 9, 2017 4:00 AM Opposition should learn from history

Events that characterised the BMD in the last few months clearly prove that history is not always the best teacher. Recent events in the opposition bloc have raised many questions as to whether the opposition will ever learn from past experiences. The confusion reigning supreme in the present opposition ranks is not a new phenomenon. It is the exact 113

September 18, 2017 4:37 AM Tanzanian Leader's War for More Tax Puts Economy in Firing Line

Tanzanian President John Magufuli’s deepening dispute with companies he accuses of being tax cheats is rattling investors and dimming the allure of one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies. Since taking office in late 2015, Magufuli has been on a drive to increase revenue from natural resources to help fund his industrialization plans. His administration 101

September 7, 2017 10:19 AM Chinese, African scientists endorse joint pact to promote sustainability agenda

Buildings of the African Union (AU) Headquarters are seen in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, on Jan. 28, 2016. The 26th AU Summit is scheduled to open here on Jan. 30. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei) NAIROBI, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Scientists drawn from prestigious Chinese and African research institutions have approved a joint communique to advance green agenda through 101

August 29, 2017 10:52 AM Adapt IT sees East Africa future

"We are now looking into the East Africa region, in particular the much more mature market of Kenya, in order for us to cover that region because we are seeing demand there," Adapt IT CEO Sbu Shabalala told ITWeb in an interview. Kenya is the target market in the area because Adapt IT sees it as the most mature IT market in the region. "We sell into that market 93