Cheap African labour pertinent to attracting FDI

By Sharon Tshipa Addis Ababa, Sept. 7 (BSHD) – African journalists have decried wages paid to African employees by their Chinese employers. The outcry followed a briefing by the Eastern Industrial Zone, One Stop Service Manager, Mulugeta Tiruneh who revealed that industrial workers in Ethiopia were paid less than USD3 per day. In his presentation, […]

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MESSAGE ON THE 2017 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

SADC EXECUTIVE SECRETARY’S MESSAGE ON THE OCCASION OF COMMEMORATING THE 2017 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY, 8TH MARCH 2017. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat joins the rest of the world in commemorating the 2017 International Women’s Day under the theme “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030.” SADC also recognises and […]

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CAA Botswana – Press Release

For immediate Release | December13th, 2016 CAAB CELEBRATES 2016 ACHIEVEMENTS As the year 2016 draws to a close, The Civil Aviation Authority (CAAB) has seen 2016 being a year of growth and development for the organization and the aviation industry in Botswana, and celebrates the milestones that the organization has reached in the year. The […]

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Climate Change Awareness Initiative 1

To: All Media Houses                                                                                      6 November. 2016 PRESS RELEASE ‘TOMORROW’ CLIMATE CHANGE DOCUMENTARY FILM SCREENING Botswana Society for Human Development (BSHD) NGO in partnership with the French Embassy to Botswana, Alliance Francaise de Gaborone and the AgenceFrancaise de Development Agency (AFD) based in South Africa,will on Thursday December 8, 2016 screen ‘Tomorrow’, a documentary film […]

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Heat Waves Terrorise Botswana

By Sharon Tshipa Since the start of summer a month ago, Botswana residents have been bombarded by heat waves cautionary messages from the Department of Meteorological services. An advisory on what the department termed ‘prevailing weather conditions of extremely hot temperatures’ over most parts of the country. Walking during the day, especially between 10am and […]

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Share Botswana #TFA 2016 Judges Announced.

INTRODUCING THE SHARE BOTSWANA TOURISM FICTION AWARD JUDGES The deadline for this call for submission is around the corner; September 30, 2016. Background brief: Botswana Society for Human Development (NGO) in partnership with the Department of Tourism have since launched an inaugural Share Botswana Tourism Fiction Award, call for short story and poetry submissions. Among […]

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Jakaya Kikwete’s Public Lecture on Upscalling Regional Integration.

SPEECH BY H.E. JAKAYA MRISHO KIKWETE, FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA DURING THE PUBLIC LECTURE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SWAZILAND ON THE 23TH AUGUST, 2016 Right Honourable Dr. B. S.  Dlamini  of the Kingdom of Swaziland, HRH Prince Hlangusemphi, Minister for Economic Planning and Development of the Kingdom of Swaziland Honorable Ministers, […]

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Share Botswana Poetry & Short Story Samples

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. (Please note that this story is based on an imaginary site. Anyone searching for the Lovers’ Crossing will be disappointed!) The Lovers’ Crossing There was nothing special about it. Khumo had come to the railway crossing maybe eight times in the past month, but still she couldn’t see it, whatever it was. She walked […]

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