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  1. Botswana: Ward Committee Seeks to Expand Pre-SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 |

    Boikhutso Ward Development Committee chairperson, Ms Kediabetswe Kereeditse has appealed to residents of Francistown to assist her committee to extend the ward's pre-school. Speaking in a meeting addressed by Francistown South MP, Mr Wynter Mmolotsi recently, Ms Kereeditse said her committee had stopped extension of the pre-school building due to insufficient funds.


  2. .com | Botswana sends Zim children backRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | News24

    The Botswana government has repatriated 13 Zimbabwean children found in the country without travel documents, police spokesperson Christopher Mbulawa said on Monday. The children were found in a minibus in Francistown last month, on their way to South Africa with two men, who later appeared in court in Botswana, a Sapa correspondent reported.


  3. Botswana: Botswana Among Least Risky CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 |

    Leading international risk management firm Aon Plc has confirmed Botswana as one of the world's safest destinations for tourism, business and investment, Botswana Government Communications and Information Services reported on December 24. BGCIS said AON's 2014 Terrorism and Political Risk Maps, with respect to Terrorism Risk Map, have put Botswana along with Namibia among 20 jurisdictions worldwide that ranked in category 1 for "negligible risk" in terms of the potential for acts of terrorism and civil unrest. The other category 1 countries were Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Norway, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Uruguay and Vanuatu.


  4. Botswana: Govt to Boost Private SectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 |

    Government will, in pursuit of job creation and placing Botswana on global competitiveness, boost the private sector as the key driver in growth by increasing quality investment infrastructure by providing serviced land and utilities. The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi said this in Parliament on December 9 when responding to Members of Parliament's debates.


  5. Botswana: Arsonist Faces LashingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 |

    Francistown principal magistrate, Mr Thebeetsile Mulalu has sentenced Mgcini Ncube to five years imprisonment and five strokes for each of the two counts of arson. Passing the sentence on November 19, Mr Mulalu said three of the five years would be suspended on condition that Ncube did not commit any crime of arson or malicious damage to property within the suspended period.


  6. "ZCI Limited (ZCI) : Company Profile and SWOT Analysis" PublishedRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 |

    World Market Intelligence strictly follows a standardized research methodology to ensure high levels of data quality and these characteristics guarantee a unique report. Report Highlights ZCI Limited is an investment holding company with interests in African Copper plc , an international copper producer and exploration company.


  7. Botswana: Cincinnati University to Invest in FrancistownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 |

    The senior vice president for Academic Affairs and Provost of Cincinnati University from United States of America , Ms Beverly Davenport says they have plans to invest in the Francistown. Making a follow up on their 2012 visit and briefing stakeholders at Francistown College of Technical and Vocational Education on November 5, after site review and discussions, she encouraged tertiaries in Botswana to engage more with the private sector to improve skilled development.


  8. Botswana: Hook Up Dinner Gives Entrepreneurs Platform to InteractRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 |

    Co-founder of The Hook Up Dinner, Mr Phakiso Tsotetsi says the main aim of the movement is to give a platform to entrepreneurs so as to support, engage and contribute to each other's growth. Speaking at the get together with young entrepreneurs recently, Mr Tsotetsi said the idea of having The Hook Up Dinner was conceived two and a half years back in Johannesburg, South Africa and it is a growing entrepreneurial networking initiative that gives startups from across the country.


  9. BoFiNet announces fibre plansRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Botswana's state-owned communications infrastructure firm Botswana Fibre Networks has announced plans to deploy FTTx fibre-optic networks to replace its legacy copper infrastructure. ITWeb Africa reports that the BWP150 million project will enable BoFiNet to provide faster and cheaper wholesale internet connections to the country's internet service providers , leading to an improved service for end users.


  10. Botswana: Is Karma Catching Up With Khama?Read the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 |

    Botswana's President Ian Khama has just won a second and final term, evidence that he retains considerable popularity as a leader. But some of his countrymen argue that his late father, founding president Sir Seretse Khama, would be disillusioned by his son's less-than-stellar political performance and the increasing authoritarianism which marked campaigning prior to last Friday's elections.


  11. Migrants keep a keen eye on Botswana pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Mail & Guardian

    Against all odds: Many of Zimbabwe's residents are still searching for better lives in neighbouring countries, particularly Botswana and South Africa. The large number of foreigners living and working in Botswana will be among those closely following the country's elections.


  12. Botswana: Tough Elections for BotswanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 |

    The October 24 general elections are likely be the most competitive in the history of Botswana. According to the Independent Electoral Commission , 824,073 eligible voters have registered to vote in this year's elections. 1 comment

  13. Zimbabwe: Weak Rand Affects Local Goods' PricingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 |

    THE weakening of the South African rand against the United States dollar is making locally produced goods less competitive in the market, an economist has said. The rand's value has been steadily falling since last year, fluctuating between R10 and R12 to the US$1.


  14. African Copper Plc: Change of Registered OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Market Wire

    African Copper Plc announces its registered office has been changed to Thames House, Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey KT10 9AD with effect from 26 September 2014. African Copper is an AIM and Botswana listed copper producer and exploration company, currently focused on Botswana.


  15. African Copper Plc: Result of Annual General MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Market Wire

    African Copper Plc announces that all resolutions were duly passed at the Annual General Meeting of the Company held today at 10.00am. African Copper is an AIM and Botswana listed copper producer and exploration company, currently focused on Botswana.


  16. Pangolin Recovers Additional Diamonds on the Malatswae Project, BotswanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Market Wire

    Pangolin Diamonds Corp. announces that it has recovered two additional diamonds on its wholly owned Malatswae Project in east-central Botswana. Samples MSCd067B and MCDd095A, collected during a close-spaced follow-up sampling program of an earlier macro-diamond discovery contained diamond.


  17. SA 'put Botswana man at risk of death'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 |

    Lawyers for Human Rights is taking the Department of Home Affairs to court for "thwarting" the law by deporting a 26-year-old Botswana national to his home country where he risks the death penalty. The group said this week it was appalled at the department's "blatant disregard for the rule of law" and has launched its urgent court application after the department deported Edwin Samotse from Polokwane Prison back to Botswana last month.


  18. African Copper Plc: Notice of Annual General MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Market Wire

    African Copper Plc announces that the Annual General Meeting of the Company will be held at 10.00am on Friday 26 September 2014 at the offices of Tavistock Communications, 131 Finsbury Pavement, London EC2A 1NT.


  19. Botswana: Demonetisation of Old CoinRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2014 |

    The Bank hereby reminds the public that the old Botswana coin will be demonetised with effect from August 28, 2014.


  20. Silver at $19.77 as Tension Rises in Middle East, UkraineRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Resource Investing News

    Currently, the main thing moving precious metals is tension in the Middle East and, more recently, in Ukraine.