Botswana Diamonds Gains from Weak Pound -
Botswana Diamonds Gains from Weak PoundRapaportRAPAPORT... Botswana Diamonds recorded a profit in the first half of the fiscal year, benefiting from a drop in the value of the British pound, the exploration company said this week. Total comprehensive income stood at $75,799 (GBP 61,000) in the six ...
Posted on 29 March 2017 | 7:55 am
Botswana: BDF Honours Khama - AllAfrica.com
Botswana: BDF Honours KhamaAllAfrica.comGaborone — Commander of Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Lt Gen. Placid Segokgo yesterday (March 28) handed President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama two flags being the national flag and the BDF flag- a military gesture meant to honour ...and more »
Posted on 29 March 2017 | 12:13 am
Botswana grants Sese mining lease - Mining
Botswana grants Sese mining lease - Mining WeeklyCreamer Media's Mining WeeklyThe Botswana government has awarded ASX-listed African Energy a mining licence for its Sese joint venture (JV). The mining licence covers 51.47 km2 and ...and more »
Posted on 28 March 2017 | 11:53 pm
Wild Life: Puppy braves dangers of Botswana
Martinsburg JournalWild Life: Puppy braves dangers of Botswana | News, Sports, Jobs ...Martinsburg JournalSubmitted photos Dr. Amanda Stronza shares a moment with Poppy at a vet clinic in Botswana. OKAVANGO DELTA, Botswana — Poppy the Puppy has warmed ...and more »
Posted on 28 March 2017 | 9:24 pm
From School Dropout to Multi-Millionaire:
VOA ZimbabweFrom School Dropout to Multi-Millionaire: The Story of 29-Year-Old Zimbabwean Hebert GanjeVOA Zimbabwe“I found school boring, and I was never really good at school,” explained Ganje, who now sits at the helm of a multi-million dollar advertising company in Botswana, called H & G Advertising. The school dropout said he managed to convince his mother to ...and more »
Posted on 28 March 2017 | 1:43 pm
Vodafone Signs Co-Marketing Agreement in
Vodafone and Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTCL) have jointly announced a new Partner Market agreement for Botswana.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 11:18 am
Botswana-De Beers diamond firm to cap output
Debswana Diamond Company, a joint venture between Botswana and diamond giant De Beers, will trim output as it waits for demand for the precious stone to recover, an executive said on Thursday. The company, which produced a peak of 34 million carats of diamonds in 2007, will produce between 23 million and 26 million carats a year in the medium to short term as the company tries to match demand ...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 6:34 am
Botswana's central bank leaves bank rate
GABORONE (Reuters) - Botswana's central bank left its benchmark lending rate unchanged at 6.5 percent on Thursday, saying the prevailing monetary policy stance was consistent with maintaining inflation within its medium-term target range of 3-6 percent. Botswana's consumer inflation slowed to 2.8 percent year-on-year in February, from 3.6 percent in January.
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 4:05 am
Botswana GDP growth quickens to 3.3 percent
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Botswana's economy grew 3.3 percent quarter-on-quarter in the three months ending in December, from a revised 1.5 percent in the third quarter, data from the statistics office showed on Friday. On a year-on-year basis GDP growth was at 5.3 percent in Q4 from 5.4 percent in Q3. Annually, growth slowed to 4.4 percent in 2014 from a revised 9.3 percent in 2013.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 12:52 am
Atlas Mara's Botswana-based ABC Holdings
GABORONE (Reuters) - Botswana's unlisted ABC Holdings, a unit of Africa-focused lender Atlas Mara's (ATMA.L), recorded a loss of 438 million pula (29.8 million pounds) in 2014 after impairments nearly ...
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 8:27 am
Botswana: Treatment Action Campaign and
The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and Sonke Gender Justice (Sonke) welcome the ruling of the South Gauteng High Court to admit the TAC and Sonke as amici curiae (friends of the court) in a landmark case in which hundreds of thousands of mineworkers who ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:59 pm
Japan at top of ‘healthy life
But in many — among them Belize, Botswana and Syria — healthy life expectancy in 2013 was not much higher than in 1990. Healthy life expectancy takes into account both mortality and the impact of nonfatal conditions and chronic illnesses such as heart ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:18 pm
Botswana Post unveils electricity payment
Botswana Post has officially released a new mobile app. The mobile app, which is currently available to Android users, gives consumers the ability to purchase prepaid electricity directly from the app. Speaking on the release of the app, Lebogang Bok ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:33 pm
Belmond safari lodge to reopen in
The Belmond Eagle Island Lodge is reopening its doors in the Okavango Delta on Nov. 1 after a complete rebuild. When reopened, this “green” safari lodge will become Belmond's flagship safari lodge. Each of the lodge’s 12 spacious Deluxe Tented ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:45 pm
Botswana court orders government to treat
Gaborone, Aug. 27, GNA - Botswana's Court of Appeal has told that country's Government that it has a legal obligation to provide foreign prisoners who are HIV-positive with antiretrovirals (ARVs) at the state's expense. The government had appealed against ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:01 am
Botswana to ban big game hunting by 2014
Botswana says it will ban hunting by 2014 because of fears that the nation is losing its wildlife.
Posted on 29 November 2012 | 6:43 am
Botswana court rules in favor of gender
Botswana's courts nullify a customary law that denied women the right to inherit a family home, a decision seen as a crucial step forward for women's rights in the southern African country.
Posted on 11 October 2012 | 5:54 pm
Botswana police crack down in disputed
Police in Botswana say they are cracking down on poaching in a game reserve, but a rights group says the move is an attempt to intimidate Bushmen who went to court to secure their right to live in the area.
Posted on 13 May 2012 | 10:28 am
Spanish king 'sorry' for elephant-hunting
Posted on 18 April 2012 | 6:14 am
2nd plane crashes in Botswana's Okavango
A second light aircraft crashed on takeoff Wednesday in Botswana's Okavango Delta but all six people onboard survived unscathed, the air charter company said.
Posted on 17 October 2011 | 12:15 pm
Resolved Question: Start a Business in
If you're to choose, what business would you like to do in Botswana, Africa? And Why?
Please help me. My Professor in Economics suddenly wants us to do a Business Proposal. She first told us to watch the movie 'Gods Must Be Crazy' and think of a business that would take place in the setting of that movie.
I really have no idea. Please help me. It's my first time making a Business Proposal for our assignment. Thanks.
Posted on 20 August 2012 | 1:55 pm
Resolved Question: Has there been any
Posted on 31 January 2012 | 1:58 am
Resolved Question: Good Botswana desserts?
Any ideas for Botswana desserts? Please try to not include meat. Something that kids might like....
Posted on 10 December 2011 | 8:26 am
Resolved Question: Should I move to
I plan on winning the Publisher's Clearinghouse Sweepstakes soon & I wonder if I should stay here in poverty stricken Michigan--my hometown--or move to Botswana to meet Mma Ramotswe & Mma Makutsi.
I feel indebted to Mich. for all we've been through, but I want to see the 'go-away' bird & the acacia trees.
What do you think?
Posted on 29 October 2011 | 11:44 am
Resolved Question: Why Botswana (in Africa)
Posted on 25 June 2011 | 3:05 am