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Power trading will drive electricity landscape over the next five years
Mon, 30/05/2016 - 14:12
“Electricity shortage across Southern Africa will drive power to become one of the most tradeable commodities across the region in the coming years,” says Mr. Sheperd Aisam, Head of Stanbic Bank’s Corporate and Investment Banking division. “Almost every aspect of a modern economy relies on electricity to function so the countries that emerge as the ones with excess supply will have significant negotiating power, so to speak.
Cheaper food stuff is geared towards healthy lifestyles for Batswana
Thu, 29/01/2015 - 16:32
The move by government to have some food stuff exempted from tax is not only commendable but a great development that will not only see individuals saving money but will contribute to a healthier nation. Parliament recently approved amendments to certain provisions of the Value Added Tax, VAT Act that will see amendments that include the zero rating of certain basic foodstuffs and revision of the...
Gabz FM holds nationwide Parliamentary Debates
Wed, 25/06/2014 - 11:39
On Thursday, June 26, the U.S. Embassy and Gabz FM will launch a joint program that will conduct independent parliamentary debates in each of the 57 constituencies through September 2014. On this program, a media team from Gabz FM will participate on a three-month-long road trip across Botswana, from Kgalagadi to Kasane to Gaborone, holding live broadcast parliamentary debates in each...
world cup fever hits Botswana
Thu, 12/06/2014 - 20:29
Football's showpiece begins today in Brazil as the World awaits as a nation that nurtured and developed the fine art of our game attempts to stage a tournament to remember. Fans of the game will this afternoon be glued to the screens as the world cup begins. Locally it seems to be quiet but one could notice long queues this week as those wishing to subscribe to the sport channels were seen at the...
MAY DAY 2014 IN BOTSWANA
Wed, 30/04/2014 - 14:18
The labour movement celebrates workers day tomorrow In a state of flux over which direction to go following the historic strike in April 8th, 2011 which lasted for nearly 9 weeks.