WE NEED A PARASTATAL MINING HOUSE

It’s quite interesting how the world changes and yet we in Botswana continues to do things the same. The recent liquidation of the Bamangwato Concessions Limited, fondly referred to as BCL should be reason enough for Botswana government to go it alone in the Mining sector. The usual clicher of looking for an FDI partner […]

MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKING AS A HUMANITARIAN CALL

By Masego Keitumetse There are people who advocate for inner feelings of others, those that many may term a voice for the voiceless or a prisoner of the spoken word, whichever label is put on them; motivational speakers heal inner wounds, those that are not normally reached by physical presence or touch. One prominent person […]

LORATO’S UNDYING LOVE FOR FASHION DESIGN

“Give a woman a piece of cloth, she will give you clothes, give her a menu she will give you food, give her a bead she will give you a whole spectrum of decoration and jewellery.” Those aren’t my words, but they are from an anonymous writer who could not contain themselves over the magnitude […]

BOTSWANA AFTER 50: A REFLECTION ON WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Gone are the days when women are left home to take care of children and elders or let alone to do household chores when their male counterparts are out and about looking for jobs or finding means to improve their lives however way. In a couple of days Botswana will be celebrating its 50th independence […]

FAMILY BUSINESS ENDURES THE TEST OF TIME

For many people, having more than 10 years in business would mean that the  expectation is high. In most cases the expectation is that the business owner would have regular clientele and therefore making a lot of  money. However, according to Ms Thato Chalashika who is the business operator of Stone Belt Milling Company in […]

BOTSWANA TURNS 50 AND THE NATION JUST LOSES IT

On the 30th of September Botswana will be exactly 50 years old and celebrating the 5oth anniversary countrywide. A roving touch was last September launched by the President to traverse this vast country of ours and we have some photos from some of the places that the touch visited.   So excited are Batswana that […]

BOTSWANA’S AT 50 “50 GREATEST SONGS” AND KEY INDUSTRY PLAYERS

We are compiling music that has had many a Motswana dancing t from the last 50 years. If there are tunes which we missed by all means put them up as we try and celebrate Botswana at 50 (Bots 50 at least this sounds much better to me than this Bot50). Notwithstanding that there are […]

Mabogo Dinku awakens new desires

The issue of entrepreneurship is taken to haste by individuals and corporate bodies in the build-up of the year of the golden jubilee. Not only are citizens encouraged to venture into it by word of mouth, but companies and corporate bodies are making vast efforts to fund aspiring entrepreneurs in ways that are very easy […]