Another accident hits BCL mine

Hardly two weeks after four BCL miners lost their lives, another tragedy struck the troubled Botswana’s copper nickel producer in Selibe Phikwe on Monday night.


23rd June 2016

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Spare 50 minutes for children – UNICEF

23rd June 2016

The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has launched a “50 minutes for children” campaign calling on society to be actively involved in children’s lives.



Batswana not keen to donate blood

23rd June 2016

Only one percent of the national population donates blood, but research by the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows that about 80 percent of people worldwide will need blood at some point in their life.



Opposition Youth want Julius Malema’s visa listing lifted

23rd June 2016

Botswana’s opposition youth leaders who hold South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema in high esteem want his name removed from the Visa list.



BCW auctioned to highest bidder

23rd June 2016

It never rains but pours for Miss Botswana pageant holder - Botswana Council of Women (BCW).



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Another accident hits BCL mine

Hardly two weeks after four BCL miners lost their lives, another tragedy struck the troubled Botswana’s copper nickel producer in Selibe Phikwe on Monday night.

Reports from the copper nickel township are that one miner at around 1930hrs on Monday night found himself critica...

23rd June 2016

Spare 50 minutes for children – UNICEF

23rd June 2016

The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has launched a “50 minutes for children” campaign calling on society to be actively involved in children’s lives.

Batswana not keen to donate blood

23rd June 2016

Only one percent of the national population donates blood, but research by the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows that about 80 percent of people worldwide will need blood at some point in their life.

Opposition Youth want Julius Malema’s visa listing lifted

23rd June 2016

Botswana’s opposition youth leaders who hold South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema in high esteem want his name removed from the Visa list.

Business

Mayor invites partnership in development

The Gaborone City Council Mayor, Kagiso Thutlwe has this week urged his Council to use the Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) strategy to sufficiently finance the City’s internal roads.

Thutlwe acknowledged that maintenance work was insufficient as a solution to the current ...

23rd June 2016

Young Pule takes on Agriculture

23rd June 2016

Ikelo Farm manager, Keletso Pule has always yearned to venture into agriculture and intends to be in it for life as he was driven by passion.

Botswana Innovation Hub participates in the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

20th June 2016

Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) recently commemorated the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD 2016).

Afena Capital Botswana to acquire 51% of shares from parent group

20th June 2016

Afena Capital Botswana management and the company staff trust  have proposed to snap up an additional 51 percent in Afena Capital group,a statement issued recently has revealed.

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Sibanda shines at BNSC Awards

The young, sensational sprinter, Karabo Sibanda emerged P70 000 richer after scooping the prestigious Sportsperson of the Year and the Junior Male awards at the Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) ceremony held on Saturday night at Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC).

23rd June 2016

It’s desert race weekend

23rd June 2016

Batswana’s fascination with speed will be yet again be quenched this weekend when the 2016 Toyota 1000km Desert Race revs back into the diamond-mining town of Jwaneng.

New chapter for Botswana volleyball

23rd June 2016

The recent conclusion of a five-day international beach volleyball coaches course in Gaborone heralded a new chapter for the country’s sport as the Botswana Volleyball Federation (BVF) aims to have staged a beach volleyball competition by close of year.

Grass roots must be a major priority for sport

20th June 2016

The Minister of Youth Sports and Culture Thapelo Olopeng has called for Batswana to continue registering success and raising their international rankings in the sports arena.

VIBE

Scouting for local talent

Local actors/actresses in the making who wish to follow in the footsteps of Botswana’s growing number of actors/actresses such as Lerato Motshwarakgole, Connie Ferguson, Kgomotso Ramakoba, Khumo Maakwe, Kgomotso Ratsie and Tlholego Chaba will need more than just talent in order to make it into the cut throat in...

1st June 2016

Rantao gearing up for the Boston African Festival

1st June 2016

Local songbird Kearoma Rantao will return to the studio soon to record her second album. News about the album follows the release of the video for one of her hit songs from her debut album titled When the Music Plays.

BOCODOL launches online service

1st June 2016

Botswana College of Distance and Open Learning (BOCODOL) launched an online service that allows learners to apply from any place where there is internet connectivity.

Masa determined to maintain good pass rate

1st June 2016

For the past 10 years, Masa Primary School has been featured among the best performing top five schools out of the 48 primary schools in the south-east district.

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