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2016-12-06 Vision 2036 to Uplift Batswana
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The President, Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama, says Vision 2036 underscores the fact that the nation must remain focused on its national development path.

2016-12-06 Deficits Should Be Avoided
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The President, Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama, says the overall budget for 2015/16 financial year was a deficit of P6.3 billion, which was higher than the projected P4.2 billion.

2016-12-06 Minerals Offer Opportunities For Economic Growth
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Government views the mineral sector as an opportunity for economic growth and diversification.

2016-12-06 Drought Relief Assistance Continues Until June
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Government will be continuing with Drought Relief and special assistance measures until June 30, 2017.

2016-12-06 Life With Elephants Show Saturday
[Botswana Daily News] Maun -In an effort to kick start the festive season, the Ecoexist in collaboration with Thari-E-Ntsho Storytellers, and the Mophato Dance Theatre from Gaborone will host a theatre production show dubbed Life with Elephants on December 10.

2016-12-06 Official Urges Members to Pay Tax On Time
[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Active members of Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) have been urged to pay tax on time to ensure smooth preparations of their claims when they retire.

2016-12-06 Lady Khama Super Sprint Triathlon Impresses
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Lady Khama Charitable Trust's newly introduced Super sprint Triathlon event took place at the University of Botswana on Sunday (December 4).

2016-12-05 Nation At Crossroads As President's Term Nears End
[The Patriot] President Ian Khama will tomorrow make his last but one State of the Nation Address (SONA) before retiring in March 2018. Through SONA Khama will have to convince the nation that his administration has made strides in achieving its goals, among them creating a Botswana where sustained development is achieved through inclusive, diversified economic growth that further advances the country to high income status; accelerated job creation, the eradication of abject poverty and the provision of quality educatio

2016-12-05 'The Iron Lady' Twith a Soft Heart
[The Patriot] The political landscape is overshadowed by a dark cloud of mourning following the sudden passing of Tlokweng MP Same Bathobakae on November 28 - at the time the only female opposition legislator. Commonly known as 'Kwakwentla' for her toughness and well-built body, and keeping a serious face, all these were often balanced off by her constant jokes. She was approachable and never aloof, always offering her side in interviews when asked to, especially on women politics. In 2012 when Botswana National Front Y

2016-12-05 Parastatals Owe Govt P1.6 Billion
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Kenneth Matambo says parastatals owe government P1.65 billion.

2016-12-05 South East Region Introspects
[Botswana Daily News] Ramotswa -Education is not a right but a necessity to human development, says director of Department of Curriculum Development and Evaluation, Mr Leonard Mutheto.

2016-12-05 Bot50 Skeletons Tumble Out
[The Patriot] Preparations for the country's 50th celebrations were controversy-ridden, with some suspecting maladministration. Appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bodies and State Enterprises this week, officials from Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) Falcon Sedimo, BOT50 coordinator Charity Kgotlafela and Deputy Permanent Secretary Peter Mongwaketse all admitted that some transactions were done properly. The main issue during the hearing chaired by the MP for Tati West Samson Moyo Guma w

2016-12-05 The Long Wait At Kazungula Bridge
[The Patriot] The long queues at the under construction Kazungula road and rail bridge show the pressure contractors face to finish the project and allow smooth transition of goods between countries. Desperate faces of those eager to cross over torment them every day. The deal to construct the bridge was announced by Zambian and Botswana governments in August 2007. The construction started in 2014 and the expected date of completion is October 2018. The construction of the bridge is worth US$ 259.3 million and at comple

2016-12-05 President Khama Promises Feedback
[Botswana Daily News] Lentsweletau -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has promised to follow up respective ministries and give feedback on village developmental challenges raised during his engagement with Lentsweletau residents.

2016-12-05 Kofukan Retains Club Championship
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Kofukan Karate academy assembled a hard to crack team that fought like lions attacking wild boars on Saturday (December 3) to reclaim the annual Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) National club championships.

2016-12-04 Air Botswana Wins Regional Award
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Air Botswana has been recognised as the Best Airline-Regional Services at the Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) 2016 Feather Awards.

2016-12-01 Apex Properties Rewards Students
[Botswana Daily News] Palapye -Twenty-two pupils of Central Primary School in Palapye who had excelled academically were each given P200 fromAPEX Properties.

2016-12-01 Corporates Require Transparency
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana's business community has been called for transparency for the positioning of a sound corporate governance as an essential element of good corporate citizenship.

2016-12-01 Lady Khama Trust Hosts Triathlon Event
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Lady Khama Charitable Trust has added another competition dubbed Super Sprint Triathlon to their calendar of events. It will be held at the University of Botswana swimming pool this Sunday.

2016-12-01 Athletics Enters Constituency Competitions
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The constituency sports competitions will soon undergo an expansion with the introduction of athletics.

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