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Botswana News Headlines

  • Imperial’s sale of Regent to Hollard gets the greenlight 25 Apr 2017 04:52 Business Day The sale of Imperial’s insurance business Regent to Hollard — which was originally prohibited by the Competition Commission in October — received approval on Monday following the withdrawal of MotoVantage. In October, the Competition Commission said it …
  • De Beers clears stockpiles that built up after India’s bank note shock 25 Apr 2017 04:49 Business Day London — De Beers sold almost twice the diamonds it mined in the first quarter, as the top producer cleared stocks that piled up after India torpedoed demand in the local gem industry by abolishing large-denomination bank notes. The Anglo American unit …
  • MAT SOUTH SEEKS NATIONAL HERO STATUS FOR CIO BOSS 25 Apr 2017 03:14 News dze Zimbabwe ZANU-PF Matabeleland South has requested the party to confer national hero status on the late Central Intelligence Organisation boss, Cde Zenzo Ntuliki, who died on Friday night. Cde Ntuliki (57), the Assistant Director in the President’s Department in …
  • Mogoeng maintains judiciary acts within boundaries of Constitution 24 Apr 2017 23:50 SABC Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng is hosting the fourth Conference of Constitutional Jurisdictions of Africa in Cape Town. (SABC) Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says he sees no cause for concern over a small number of members of the Executive that do not …
  • Amusing Monday: All sorts of animals can be viewed live online 24 Apr 2017 23:17 Puget Sound Blogs Millions of people watched and waited online for April the giraffe to give birth at Animal Adventure Park near Harpursville, N.Y. — although I am not sure how many were viewing live at the moment of birth. Of course, it is now recorded on YouTube for …
  • Manufacturing Genocidal Consent 24 Apr 2017 21:03 Black Star News [Global: Africa Commentary] What might not be apparent to readers of a recent article in The New York Times, under the by-line of Howard French, is that both Howard French and Mahmood Mamdani, whose book he reviews, suffer from similar afflictions. On …
  • De Beers diamond selling spree 24 Apr 2017 20:25 The Sydney Morning Herald De Beers sold almost twice the diamonds it mined in the first quarter as the top producer cleared stocks that piled up after India torpedoed demand in the local gem industry by abolishing large-denomination banknotes. The Anglo American unit sold 14.1 …
  • De Beers unloads diamonds in bid to clear inventories 24 Apr 2017 20:01 The Age De Beers sold almost twice the diamonds it mined in the first quarter as the top producer cleared stocks that piled up after India torpedoed demand in the local gem industry by abolishing large-denomination banknotes. The Anglo American unit sold 14.1 …
  • Segokgo quashes congress postponement statement 24 Apr 2017 19:13 Voice As YL goes for its 3rd Congress Outgoing President of the Botswana Movement for Democracy Youth League, Phenyo Segokgo has distanced himself from a Press Statement that talks of the postponement of the Party’s Youth League congress in Ramotswa. The …
  • UDC unconcerned at “Mokoko’s” Tlokweng Election Entry 24 Apr 2017 19:13 Voice The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) claim to be unconcerned at Friday’s shock news that a third, independent candidate will stand for the Tlokweng parliamentary seat. The surprise late entrant, Shirley Segokgo will stand against the Botswana …