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Culture, by its very definition, ought to be fluid. It evolves, it changes, it adapts, and it reflects in perhaps the most authentic way the ideals, purpose and passion of an organisation...

By Taazima Kala-Essack 17 Oct 2019

Botswana and SA cooperation on standards laws

Regional harmonisation is enhanced as South Africa and Botswana sign MoU on standards regulations...

19 Sep 2019

Why 9:41 am means something

How confident are you of your brand and product? Could you only put the logo on the box without the brand name...?

By Kabelo Binns 20 Aug 2019

Now! TV launches on DStv in Botswana

MultiChoice Botswana has launched a youth-focused channel...

6 Aug 2019

The way in which we communicate is evolving

Our news is changing, our media is changing, and the very way in which we communicate is evolving...

1 Aug 2019

Botswana bans the use of foreign currency

Botswana citizens and travellers intending to visit Botswana have been informed that from 1 August 2019 BURS (Botswana Unified Revenue Service) will no longer accept any foreign currencies as a means of payment.

3 Jul 2019

Filmmakers describe "great honour" of NYC Awards' win

Botswana wildlife film 'Birth of a Pride' took home three awards at the New York Cinematography Awards (NYCA) including Best Nature/Travel film, Best Original Score and Best Sound...

27 Jun 2019

Diamonds aren't forever, but knowledge is...

A 1,758-carat-diamond bigger than a tennis ball was recently mined in Botswana. Despite this, the resource-rich country knows that diamonds don't last forever... and when the resources run out, a diversified knowledge-based economy needs to be in place. And that's where corporate executive education could be a gem...

27 Jun 2019

Diamonds add sparkle to the Botswana economy

Botswana is reaping the rewards of decades of successfully managing its diamond sector to become one of the fastest growing economies in Africa...

25 Jun 2019

Elephants reduced to a political football as Botswana brings back hunting

Botswana has reinstated trophy hunting after a five-year moratorium on the practice...

By Ross Harvey 24 May 2019

VFS Global to roll out new Italy Visa Application Centres in SA, Botswana

VFS Global has been awarded the contract to provide Italy visa services in South Africa and Botswana, and will roll out six new Italy Visa Application Centres in Johannesburg, Durban, Pretoria, Bloemfontein, Polokwane and Gaborone...

15 May 2019

Botswana's largest diamond find

A 1,758-carat diamond, second only in size to the famous Cullinan diamond, has been unearthed by Lucara Diamond Corp at its Karowe mine in Botswana.

26 Apr 2019

20-carat Okavango Blue diamond unveiled

The biggest blue diamond discovery ever made in Botswana has been unveiled to the world by Okavango Diamond Company (ODC)...

18 Apr 2019

Cotton On Group expands into Botswana

Fashion retailer Cotton On Group opened its first store in Botswana recently. The store includes Group brands Cotton On, Rubi, Cotton On Body and Cotton On Kids...

10 Apr 2019

Paratus sets eyes on Botswana

Paratus is taking the cluttered ISP market in Botswana by storm...

12 Jun 2020

Shoprite hosts first Market Day in Botswana

In a first for Shoprite Botswana, local producers sold their produce directly to the public at selected Shoprite and Checkers supermarkets...

3 Mar 2020

Primedia Outdoor captivates Botswana with a new LED

Primedia Outdoor has recently switched on a third roadside LED in Botswana, in the centre of Mogoditshane, which is part of the greater Gaborone conurbation...

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 21 Nov 2019

Wilderness Safaris Botswana launches biomonitoring programme

The initiative, which began in June this year, is an example of the company's long-held commitment to using authentic ecotourism to realise its vision of conserving and restoring Africa's wilderness and wildlife...

11 Sep 2019

Botswana High Court landmark ruling a major win for LGBT rights in Africa

On 11 June 2019, the Botswana High Court ruled in favour of the case of LM vs the Attorney General of Botswana that challenged the constitutionality of the Botswana Penal Code, which criminalised same-sex sexual conduct between consenting adults...

12 Jun 2019

More confusion over the fate of Botswana's elephants

President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting the Parliamentary Report proposing culling...

By Dr Louise de Waal 17 May 2019

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