Business and Finance

Business & Finance

Duo Spices Fashion Industry

Come April 3-4, female fashion and beauty enthusiasts will be treated to a beauty and fashion fusion extravaganza, courtesy of Charity Baaitse and Masego Kunupi who intend to take the fashion and beauty industry another notch up. In an interview, Baaitse said the idea of having a beauty and fashion fusion event was conceptualised in […]

Continue Reading

OLDM Launches Quantum Leap

Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtsha Mines (OLDM), in their ambition to become the safest mine in the world, recently launched 2015 quantum series campaign initiative dubbed The Quantum Leap. The quantum leap, together we can, is geared towards driving a collective effort of achieving zero harm aspiration as well as taking giant steps towards significant improvements. […]

Continue Reading

Khuis Duo Unites for Success

Knitting used to be a leisure activity but now people are transforming it into a fruitful business enterprise. Two Khuis based women, Sebonyweemang Pule and Tuduetso Botsheleng, have twinned to take knitting to higher levels and turn their skills into cash spinning operations. Interestingly they are not business partners, but after realizing that they were […]

Continue Reading

General

General

Companies Paint Dormitories

Chobe Safari Lodge supported by Spar Supermarket, Builder’s World and Lean Foundation recently held a family fun day where they painted the dormitories for the children living with disabilities. Speaking in an interview, Mr Duncan Britton, the operations manager at Chobe Fish Eagle said the lodge adopted Kachikau Primary School special unit about two and […]

Continue Reading

Public Service Act Complies With ILO Conventions

In 2008 all employment laws governing the Public Service namely the Teaching Service Act, the Public Service Act, the Local Government Act were merged into single legislation known as the Public Service Act No. 30 of 2008 in an effort to comply with the provisions of the ILO conventions. Responding to a question in Parliament […]

Continue Reading

Nation Makes Progress in Tuberculosis Control

Botswana is making commendable progress in controlling tuberculosis and related health issues, vice president Mokgweetsi Masisi said on Tuesday. In 2000, Botswana numbered among 147 United Nations member states that made a commitment to achieving a set target of eight mutually reinforcing development goals by 2015. Among the health-related issues was Millennium Development Goal Six […]

Continue Reading

Medical and Health

Medical/Health Care

Madigele Explains Alcohol Levy Fund Usage

The accounting officer in the Ministry of Health used his discretion to procure vehicles, which are catered for in the Alcohol Levy Fund Order, says the health assistant minister, Dr Alfred Madigele. Dr Madigele said paragraph four (g) stated that “such other activities aimed at curbing alcohol abuse or minimising its effects as the accounting […]

Continue Reading

Over 95 Percent Receive HPV Vaccine

Over 95 per cent of girls aged between nine and 13 years have so far received the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine. The percentage in numerical terms is 58 867 out of a possible 61 442 girls. Chief public relations officer in the Ministry of Health, Ms Doreen Motshegwa said in an interview that the […]

Continue Reading

Makgalemele Salutes Naca Staff

The Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Phillip Makgalemele, has applauded the National AIDS Coordinating Agency (NACA) staff for their candid gesture. Mr Makgalemele conveyed this message on March 23 when handing over a house built by NACA staff for the children of their deceased colleague, Ms Thato Nage. He said after […]

Continue Reading

Sports

Sports

Zebras Host Likoena

The national Under 23 team will face Likoena of Lesotho in a friendly match tonight (March 25) at the National Stadium at 7pm. In a bid to promote the Under 23 team to the senior national team, the Botswana Football Association (BFA) is using the game to prepare the team for the COSAFA games billed […]

Continue Reading

Sharps Roll Over Boys

Sharps Electrical registered their eighth win after walloping Rolling Boys 2-0 in a Debswana First Division South league game played at the SSG ground on March 22. Sharps started the game like a house on fire and it did not come as a surprise when they scored their goal in the seventh minute through Moleboge […]

Continue Reading

Re Ba Bona Ha Unearths Rugby Talent

The Re Ba Bona Ha programme funded by Debswana to unearth sporting talent from grass root level, collaborated with Botswana Rugby Union (BRU) to hold a rugby sporting festival in Selebi Phikwe on March 21 . The sporting festival, which was for children aged between six and 15 years, attracted roughly 200 children, out of […]

Continue Reading

Technology

Technology

Verifone Mobile Money and MTN Announce Agreement to Deliver Retail Payment Device to MTN Mobile Money Customers

AUCKLAND, New Zealand and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 23, 2015 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan — Verifone Mobile Money and MTN Group, today announced an agreement to deliver retail payment devices to merchants across 16 of MTN’s operating countries. The solution will enable customers to pay for goods and services using their mobile phone and […]

Continue Reading

nanu — The Revolutionary Free Call App – Expands Service With New iOS App And Enhanced Android Version

- Enhanced Android version gives users a way of making unlimited free calls, even to non-nanu phones SINGAPORE, Feb. 23, 2015 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan – nanu, the free call app that is popular in the emerging markets, has officially launched nanu for iOS and has also released an enhanced Android version as the next step […]

Continue Reading

nanu — L’App révolutionnaire pour appels gratuits étend ses services avec une nouvelle app pour iOS et une version améliorée pour Android

- La version améliorée pour Android offre aux usagers une possibilité de passer des appels en nombre illimité, même vers des téléphones non-nanu SINGAPOUR, 23 février 2015 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan – nanu, l’app des appels gratuits si populaire sur les marchés émergents a officiellement lancé nanu pour iOS et a également sorti une version améliorée […]

Continue Reading