Business and Finance

Business & Finance

Govt Creates Conducive Business Environment

Government is working hard to create a conducive environment for business development in the country, Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Vincent Seretse has said. Mr Seretse said this when delivering a keynote address at the Business Community meeting themed Rethinking and Fostering our Partnership a New Beginning in Gaborone on April 20 . The […]

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LEA Hails Community Initiative

Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) branch manager in Maun, Mr Agripah Hengari, has hailed Chanoga community for imparting young people with entrepreneurship skills. He said the community made history since it was the first village to come up with such an initiative that aimed at encouraging young people to acquire knowledge so as to take aantage […]

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Bitri Starts ICT Programme

The first group of the Botswana Institute of Technology Research and Innovation (BITRI) Youth Associate ICT Programme called ICTAssociate@BITRI reported on Tuesday April 7. A media release from BITRI stated that the programme, which aimed at developing youth entrepreneurial skills comprised of 20 interns to be placed at Kanye. The programme will target a total […]

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General

General

La première conférence du programme Mandela Washington Fellowship réunit les boursiers à Accra

WASHINGTON, le 24 avril 2015 / PRNewswire – Plus de 150 jeunes leaders provenant de 21 pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest se réuniront à Accra, au Ghana, la semaine prochaine pour partager leur expertise et s’engager sur les questions qu’ils ont définies comme essentielles pour l’avenir de l’Afrique. En soutien à l’initiative des jeunes leaders africains (YALI – […]

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First Mandela Washington Fellowship Conference Reunites Fellows in Accra

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 / PRNewswire – Over 150 young leaders from 21 West African countries will gather in Accra, Ghana next week to share their expertise and engage on issues they have defined as critical for the future of Africa. In support of President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), USAID and IREX […]

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Paul G. Allen réunit des experts pour surmonter les défis majeurs en réponse au virus Ebola

– L’Ebola Innovation Summit accueille les plus brillants créateurs d’idées en matière de santé, technologie et gouvernement mondiaux pour concevoir de nouveaux moyens pour affronter le virus Ebola SAN FRANCISCO, 22 avril 2015 / PRNewswire /– Quoi : Aujourd’hui, le 21 avril, Paul G. Allen va accueillir l’Ebola Innovation Summit en collaboration avec le Skoll […]

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Medical and Health

Medical/Health Care

Masilo Condemns Excessive Drinking

Excessive alcohol consumption is still a challenge to the wellbeing of the country’s population. The deputy permanent secretary in the Office of the President, Colonel Duke Masilo, made the comments during a health awareness campaign in Gabane on April 17. He said excessive alcohol consumption contributed to the statistics of people infected by HIVAIDS as […]

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The Hidden Opportunity for Climate Compatible Development

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Aspen Global Health and Development, the Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health, and the U.S. Agency for International Development hosted a dialogue with high-level thought leaders and policymakers to explore the hidden opportunity for climate compatible development. Tony Dokoupil, host of MSNBC Shift’s Greenhouse, moderated the conversation with the […]

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PRB: Youth Are Key to Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases in Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 20, 2015 / PRNewswire — Establishing healthy behaviors among young Africans could help stem a looming regional epidemic of noncommunicable diseases like cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and chronic respiratory conditions, according to the Population Reference Bureau (PRB). In all North African countries except Sudan, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are already responsible for at […]

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Sports

Sports

Sports Volunteer Movement Shows Compassion

The Lobatse Sports Volunteer Movement (SVM), on April 18, took time from the sports field to repaint a house for a needy person in the town. The movement, through the assistance of the town council’s social and community development department, identified Ms Matshidiso Moilwa whose house the re-painted. They also donated food hampers to her. […]

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Chess Federation Changes Championships Team

Unavailability of two players has forced Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) to make last minute changes to the Zone 4.3 Chess Championships team. The team left for Malawi on April 17. Initially, the federation had selected four players, Thato Olebile, Clifford Masole, Thapelo Francis and Koziba Mokhuzeni, to represent the country at the championships that commenced […]

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MYSC Takes Services to People

Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture (MYSC) brought residents of Francistown together on April 17 at Galo Mall in an initiative of bringing services to the people. District youth coordinator in the northern region, Ms Minkie Bokole, said the motive behind the event was to bring their services to the customers. Ms Bokole said they […]

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Technology

Technology

WPP’s Data Alliance Expands With Africa Launch

- Charge is to enhance data-driven solutions and activate a mobile-first data strategy in Sub-Saharan Africa CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire – Data Alliance’s new presence in Africa is aligned to WPP’s strategic vision of helping clients better leverage data in fast growing markets. Based in Cape Town, the operation will bring expertise […]

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Microsoft introduces Lumia 540 Dual SIM: crafted details and crisp, clear HD for under $150

– With 5-megapixel front-facing camera for superb selfies and Skype video calls. REDMOND, Washington, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire – Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday unveiled the Lumia 540 Dual SIM, designed for young, ambitious people looking for their first serious smartphone. The Lumia 540 Dual SIM features the latest Windows Phone 8.1 innovations and boasts a 5-inch […]

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Ramos to Participate in Intel Solutions Summit 2015 With Intel-Based Tablets

SHENZHEN, China, April 2, 2015 / PRNewswire — Ramos, a well-known China-based tablet manufacturer and Intel’s first global tablet partner, has been invited to Intel Solutions Summit 2015 in Dubai on April 27-28. At the event, the company will display its latest Intel-based tablets, including 2-in-1 tablets featuring the Core M processors and tablets based […]

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