Business and Finance

Business & Finance

Risen Energy va investir un montant total de 96,72 millions USD pour établir des filiales de crédit-bail financier et de finances sur Internet

NINGBO, Chine, 22 mai 2015 / PRNewswire — Un fabricant majeur de panneaux photovoltaïques professionnels, Risen Energy Co., va établir une filiale de services financiers sur Internet pour créer un nouvel écosystème de production, de consommation, d’investissement et de financement en matière d’énergie. La société va utiliser sa technologie Internet et de communications mobiles et numériques […]

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Initiative Addresses Tyre Management Practices

Targets that Orapa Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mines (OLDM) have set for themselves through diamond on wheels initiative are achievable. Head of mining at OLDM, Mr Thuso Mogotsi, said this during the launch of the diamond on wheels initiative in Orapa on May 20. Mr Mogotsi said the initiative would address the cost and the safe […]

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Ezra and Ezra Construction Donates Blankets

Some companies and individuals have gone out to assist the less priviledged members of the society with blankets. Ezra amp Ezra construction is one such company, which donated 47 blankets to the elderly in Rakhuna joining others which did the same in the past. Speaking at the handing over ceremony recently, the managing director of […]

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General

General

Farmers Call for New Beef Markets

Sustainable Land Management (SLM) project manager, Mr Tiego Mpho, says they are working closely with BMC in Maun to see how best they can open up new markets for Ngamiland beef. Responding to some comments during a consultative meeting on the overview of the project, he informed farmers that opening up new markets was one […]

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Lady Khama Trust Hosts Diamond Derby

Lady Khama Charitable Trust (LKCT) is to host the third Lady Khama Diamond horse derby on Saturday (May 23) at the agricultural show grounds in Gaborone. “LKCT in partnership with the Golden Horse Riding Club and Horse Endurance Relay brings the most exclusive family event of the year, the bush event, with a bit of […]

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Shoshong to Host Cultural Festival, Marathon

The Shoshong Your Investment Destination committee will host its first ever annual cultural event and marathon in the village on June 6. In an interview, committee leader, Nyane Seiphetlheng said the reason behind hosting such an event is to bring investment opportunities to the region. Seiphetlheng said the main objective of the cultural festival and […]

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Medical and Health

Medical/Health Care

Princes Marina Improves Services

Princes Marina Referral Hospital is working on improving its services to meet the needs of its clientele. The hospital superintendent, Dr Kelebogile Motumise, remarked this at the hospital community Pitso held at Gabane main kgotla on May 20. He said the referral hospital was overwhelmed by customer complaints and overcrowding of patients hence the need […]

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Collaboration Vital to Quality Health Care

Assistant Minister of Health, Dr Alfred Madigele, has urged the private sector to collaborate with government in ensuring that the ministry delivers quality health care services. Dr Madigele said this on Tuesday (May 19), at the stakeholders’ briefing organised by Botswana Nurses Union (BONU) to lay the groundwork for the first ever Botswana International Nursing […]

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No Crisis at Health Ministry – PS

The acting permanent secretary in the Ministry of Health, Ms Tebogo Banamile, says there is no cause for concern at the ministry as all envisaged results of their mandate are being realised. Responding to a question posed by a member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Mr Samson Guma at the start of the committee’s […]

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Sports

Sports

Why BFA Fired Pio Paul

The firing of national Under 23 coach, Keitumetse ‘Pio’ Paul, has shocked some in the football fraternity especially that it came two days ahead of a crucial African championship qualifier. The Young Zebras take on Young Chipolopolo in Lobatse Friday evening (May 22). Paul was fired after he complained that his plans were disrupted following […]

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BNOC Readies for Commonwealth, Olympic Games

Botswana National Olympics Committee (BNOC) chief executive officer, Tuelo Serufho has expressed satisfaction on preparations for the 2015 Samoa Commonwealth Games and Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Briefing the media on May 19, Serufho said to date, nine athletes had qualified for the Commonwealth games after meeting BNOC qualifying standards. “We as BNOC have taken a […]

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Football Teams Seek Olympic Berth

The senior national women’s football team coach, Gaolethoo ‘Ronaldo’ Nkutwisang, has promised to leave no stone unturned when they meet Kenya in an Olympic qualifier in Lobatse on Friday (May 22). Speaking at a press conference in Gaborone, Nkutwisang said despite poor preparations, her team knew the importance of the game and would do all […]

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Technology

Technology

New .ngo and .ong Domains Now Available to NGOs Worldwide

– Public Interest Registry Launches OnGood Community Website to Connect NGOs with Donors and Supporters RESTON, Virginia, May 21, 2015 / PRNewswire — After three years of research and development by Public Interest Registry, the nonprofit operator of the .org domain, OnGood is now generally available to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) worldwide. Anchored by the new […]

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Open Web Device Compliance Review Board Certifies First Handsets

– Announcement Marks Key Point in Development of Open Source Mobile Ecosystem SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2015 / PRNewswire – The Open Web Device Compliance Review Board (CRB), in conjunction with its members ALCATEL ONE TOUCH, Deutsche Telekom, Mozilla, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and Telefónica, has announced the first handsets to be certified by the CRB. The CRB […]

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Cdiscount extends its operations to Burkina Faso and now offers Euro payments on its African sites

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, May 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — France’s leading e-commerce company, Cdiscount has won over French customers with its innovative, wide-ranging product assortment and the lowest prices in the market. Following the launch of new Cdiscount websites in Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Thailand, Vietnam, Belgium, Senegal, Ivory Coast and in Cameroon, Cnova N. V. […]

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