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Playtime with Max

The Voice Botswana 19 Oct 2021
I, later on, started my businesses setting up Itekanele Health Scheme and a publication called Football Botswana ... Yes, but when was your first real contact with the beautiful game? ... We managed to set up branches across Botswana and had funding from the private sector ... Well, as I mentioned earlier I started with Football Botswana.

‘These people are barbarians’: Police torture in Southern Africa

Mail Guardian South Africa 17 Oct 2021
South Africa’s neighbour, Botswana, is one of Africa’s oldest democracies ... In Botswana, there is no real prospect of torture becoming criminalised through legislation anytime soon despite the prohibition of torture in Botswana’s Constitution ... More victims continue to emerge with stories of torture by Botswana’s law enforcement agencies.

Dramaboi: A life chronicled in lyricism

Mmegi Online 15 Oct 2021
The news of the demise of Botswana’s talented rapper Dramaboi, real name Thuto Ricardo Ramaphaleng, has sent shockwaves across the country ... A year later Dramaboi collaborated with MMP Family in a track called Money In The Bank and for the first time in Botswana the music video of the song was launched at New Capitol Cinemas.

Gov’t Stats Show That Economy Is Improving

The Botswana Gazette 14 Oct 2021
Real GDP increased by 36% in the second quarter of 2021 GAZETTE ...

Cameroon, Morocco, Zambia join the 3rd round of U20 FIFA Women's World Cup Qualifiers

Ghana Web 11 Oct 2021
Saturday marked the end of the second round of qualifying for the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2022. No real surprises were noted during this day with the easy wins of Cameroon, Tanzania, and Botswana among others. Tanzania 2-0 Eritrea ... Morocco 2-2 Benin ... The draw benefits Morocco, who won the first leg 2-1 ... Botswana 4-0 Angola ... Congo 3-1 Egypt.

After 55 years, economy’s turning point starts with diamonds again

Mmegi Online 01 Oct 2021
“We expect Botswana’s diamond export-dependent economy will rebound by 8.5 percent in real terms in 2021 because the diamond industry is rebounding from 2020’s large pandemic-induced contraction.” ... Institutions such as the Bank of Botswana were developed to take over control of ...

Botswana’s Outlook Revised From Negative To Stable

The Botswana Gazette 24 Sep 2021
Diamond industry to carry the bulk of the projected rebound GAZETTE REPORTER ...

BPF’s over-reliance on the Khama magic

Mmegi Online 24 Sep 2021
Former president Ian Khama and his anointed successor President Mokgweetsi Masisi have been more than colleagues but real brothers in arms. What even brought them much closer was a common history of being scions of Botswana’s founding leaders ... days of Botswana’s sovereignty.

S&P revises Botswana's outlook to 'stable' on strong diamond sector recovery

Mining Weekly 20 Sep 2021
"We expect Botswana's diamond export-dependent economy will rebound by 8.5% in real terms in 2021 ...

Botswana lifts 2021 economic growth forecast to 9.7%

Reuters 30 Aug 2021
GABORONE, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Botswana now expects economic growth of 9.7% in 2021, compared with the 8.8% forecast in February, ... In July, Botswana revised its real GDP accounts base year to 2016 from 2006, seeking to improve the accuracy of its measurement of economic growth.

Branch’s title charge on temporary halt

Mmegi Online 14 Aug 2021
Branch was expected to lead Team Botswana hunt for a first ever-continental title but those ambitions have been put on hold. The MXoAN was cancelled for the second consecutive year and the Botswana Motor Sport (BMS) said it was disappointed by the decision but the livelihoods of the participants should be a priority.

U.S. Men Power Through to 4x400m Final in Fastest Time

NBCBayArea 07 Aug 2021
Botswana finished second ahead of Trinidad and Tobago, and showed that it could be a real threat for a podium finish at the weekend ... Belgium's third-place performance was also enough for it to advance ... Copyright NBC OlympicsTokyo. .

Masisi woos US investors

Mmegi Online 30 Jul 2021
Botswana is the best place to put your money, COVID-19 or not ... “We want to invite you to come and share this dream of ours.” US-based delegates responding in real-time to Masisi’s presentation praised Botswana’s investment climate and made pledges to seek out investment opportunities.

Is Botswana winning the COVID-19 war? NO

Mmegi Online 30 Jul 2021
Batswana have enjoyed peace for the past 55-years but many would admit that it is currently frightening to live in Botswana ... This signifies the importance of preparation before the real war begins, and that has actually been Botswana’s let down in the fight against COVID-19. Botswana recorded its first positive case and death in March 2020.

Cecil, Scarface, Sekoti: Does giving animals ‘human faces’ help or harm?

Mmegi Online 30 Jul 2021
Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI explains why this debate is particularly critical in Botswana ... never encounter in real life. Cecil in Zimbabwe, Scarface in Kenya and Sekoti in Botswana are the stars of a rising celebrity lion phenomenon that extends to other species such as elephants.