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Innovation Prize for Africa winners

Ground-breaking healthcare solutions grab the Innovation Prize for Africa 2016 - total cash awards of US$150 000, showcasing African ingenuity...

3 days ago

EU signs economic partnership agreement with Southern African countries

This development-oriented agreement is the first of its kind with an African region, pursuing regional economic integration...

13 Jun 2016

Africa internet opportunity abounds

ZA Central Registry sponsors Africa Internet Summit in continued commitment to deeper African internet engagement...

8 Jun 2016

KFC confirms Botswana provisional liquidation

KFC restaurants in Botswana have been placed in provisional liquidation...

7 Jun 2016

KFC quits Botswana after two decades as economy struggles

KFC will shut its 12 outlets in Botswana next week as they are no longer viable, closing its doors after operating in the southern African nation for 20 years, its owners said on Friday...

By TJ Strydom 7 Jun 2016

SADC-EU economic partnership agreement

EU to sign Economic Partnership Agreement with the South African Development Community EPA Group...

7 Jun 2016

Internet Society urges African policymakers to grow internet

Connecting the unconnected and recognising Africa's women trailblazers will be the focus at Africa Internet Summit...

2 Jun 2016

10 nominees for Africa Innovation Prize

African ingenuity this year showcases breakthroughs in malaria and other public health burdens, smart solutions for farmers and dynamic power initiatives ...

11 May 2016

3D wins Best Stand

A win for 3D for Botswana's Baisago University stand...

5 May 2016

Orange Group to train women in Africa

Local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and associations are urged to submit proposals for women's digital centres...

7 Mar 2016

Botswana hosts Innovation Prize for Africa

The African Innovation Foundation (AIF), in a joint collaborative effort with the government of Botswana, represented by the Ministry of Infrastructure, Science and Technology and the Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH), has announced that the next Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) will be held in Gaborone, Botswana in June 2016...

21 Jan 2016

Private, public and civil society pledges action for road safety

Pledges were made by private, public and civil society sectors to reduce the level of road accidents in Botswana at the first National Road Safety Symposium...

6 Nov 2015

Huawei launches training programme

In an endeavour to boost the Information Communication Technology (ICT) industry in Botswana, Huawei has come up with a training programme dubbed "seeds for future" to enhance the skills of ICT graduates...

By Karabo Ntane 23 Oct 2015

Alliance Media once again awarded the contract at SSKIA Airport

Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (SSKIA) in Gaborone re-opens on 18 September and once again Alliance Media has been awarded the exclusive indoor and outdoor media contract...

Issued by Alliance Media 3 Sep 2015

Botswana: Digital migration taken to people

THAMAGA: The Department of Broadcasting Services has embarked on an awareness journey to inform the public about digital migration...

By Sesha Molebatsi 6 Aug 2015

Constructive dismissal in Botswana

Constructive dismissal is simply a situation when an employer creates such working conditions (or so changes the terms of the employment contract) that the affected employee has no choice but to resign. In such cases the employee retains the right to receive compensation as having been dismissed unfairly...

By Keolebogile Mugabe 16 Apr 2015

Retrenchments and the Botswana Employment Act

Section 25(1) of the Botswana Employment Act Cap 47:01 provides that, where an employer terminates contracts of employment for the purpose of reducing the size of his workforce, he shall do so in respect of each category of employee, whenever reasonably practicable, in accordance with the principle commonly known as first in last out..

By Thabiso Tafila 16 Apr 2015

Dreams Botswana magazine launches

A new bi-monthly magazine called Dreams Botswana has been launched in Gaborone, Botswana...

By Felicity Male 17 Feb 2015

Bad karma? Hackers hit Gaborone daily

GABORONE, BOTSWANA: The Editor of the Gaborone Mmegi suspects a state organisation is behind a hacking attack last week, reports Mail & Guardian...

30 Jan 2015

Botswana Certified Meeting Professional recertified

Gwen Watkins, the only Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) in Botswana, has been recertified until 1 January 2020...

26 Jan 2015

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