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Knowing when to quit is an important part of being a good leader

Joy Online 31 Jan 2023
They cling to power even after it becomes obvious that they have nothing left to offer to the people and that they cannot win another free and fair election. Such lack of self-awareness, often fuelled by selfishness, illusions of grandeur and an insatiable thirst for power, is firmly embedded in the fabric of politics, everywhere.

The BCP’s final lap Pages 2&3

Mmegi Online 20 Jan 2023
... Dumelang Saleshando was of two men in deep crisis at the helm of a party challenging to oust the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) from nearly 60 years in power.

The BCP’s final lap

Mmegi Online 20 Jan 2023
... Dumelang Saleshando was of two men in deep crisis at the helm of a party challenging to oust the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) from nearly 60 years in power.

Electricity cable theft alarms police

Mmegi Online 17 Jan 2023
Listen. Serowe police say their policing area has been hit by a wave of Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) electric cables theft, currently keeping the police on their toes ... .

Tsogwane could become oldest president

Mmegi Online 13 Jan 2023
... among other factors, the Boteti West legislator could become the oldest president to hold office in Botswana’s history ... History shows that Botswana presidents have been ascending to power between the ages of 45 and 59.

My night sleeping under the stars in Africa’s poshest treehouse

The Times/The Sunday Times 07 Jan 2023
I was in the Okavango Delta in Botswana, staying at a safari lodge called Xigera (pronounced “Kee-jera”) ... I heard lion, hyena and owls, and embedded in their backyard, under the cover of darkness, I found the experience powerfully connecting and strangely liberating. ● 19 of the best safari camps and lodges in Botswana ... Pride of Botswana.


Victoria Advocate 05 Jan 2023
With #BlackIsBrilliant, De Beers Group provides a platform for Black designers to create one-of-a-kind pieces with natural diamonds from Botswana, with an emphasis on the Red Carpet as a powerful forum for communication and visibility in amplifying Black voices and talent.

Power cuts dent South Africa’s economic reputation

The Grio 05 Jan 2023
... critical maintenance to boost the reliability of its generation capacity and that the utility would purchase additional energy from existing private generators and import electricity from countries such as Botswana and Zambia through the Southern African Power Pool arrangement.

DCEC raids BPC over smart metre procurement

Mmegi Online 20 Dec 2022
The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) has launched a massive investigation at the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) ...

BCL liquidation gobbles P1.9bn

Mmegi Online 20 Dec 2022
Care and Maintenance expenses, insurance, VAT payments, labour costs, technical costs (general & project), Botswana Power Corporation debt, Water Utilities Corporation debt, hospital running costs, housing ...

Botswana Develops Security Strategy to Counter Terrorism Threat

Voa News 16 Dec 2022
Botswana is developing a national security strategy amid fears of heightened terrorism threats ... Botswana will ensure the permanent inviolability of national territory and its effective control by employing all available instruments of national power," Mmusi said ... Botswana's ...

Tlou Energy announces A$3mn placement

Natural Gas World 15 Dec 2022
The funds are proposed to be used for the drilling of gas production wells and associated costs in relation to the development of Tlou’s Lesedi power project in Botswana ... Lesedi gas-fired power project.

Table tennis a beacon of hope

Mmegi Online 03 Dec 2022
Listen. Most sport codes are constantly marred in controversy with the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) receiving complaints from disgruntled affiliates all the time. Power struggles in sport have reached boiling point. However, all is not lost as some codes such as Botswana Table Tennis Association (BTTA) are like stars shining in the dark ... .

St Louis launches Summer with ‘Skeem Same’

Mmegi Online 02 Dec 2022
Louis Lager, Botswana’s most refreshing beer has over the last two years sought to push the envelope with unique and authentically Botswana initiatives. The brand has once again harnessed the power of collaboration with the launch of an iconic and market-first campaign called Bridge The Music Series.

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