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Tue, 01 Nov 2016 23:10:10 GMT

Standard Chartered looks to Africa, Brunei for Islamic growth  -  The Star Online
Standard Chartered Saadiq could enter at least one of these markets - Nigeria, Botswana and Zambia - as early as 2017, Mohammad Ali Allawalla, who is head of Islamic banking for retail clients at the bank, said on the sidelines of a media briefing on ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 23:05:15 GMT

Zesa negotiates export deal  -  The Zimbabwe Daily
ZESA Holdings is negotiating for an electricity export deal with Botswana Power Company to raise part of the money for rehabilitation of Hwange Thermal Power Station.The power utility intends to raise $120 million through a four-year power export deal ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 16:57:22 GMT

'Know your breast' – FCC tells employees  -  Mmegi Online
FRANCISTOWN: As numbers of deaths caused by cancer are on the rise in Botswana, the Francistown City Council (FCC) recently took a deliberate move to educate its employees about this disease.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 16:40:33 GMT

Botswana's credit rating upheld  -  Mmegi Online
In a statement issued by the Bank of Botswana (BoB) last week, the US-based ratings agency reaffirmed the ratings of 'A-' for long-term bonds and 'A-2' for short term bonds in domestic and foreign currency denominated borrowing. S&P observed that the ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:52:08 GMT

Micasa ditch show due to schedule mix-up  -  Mmegi Online
It was supposed to be Botswana's version of their Africa Unlock tour, but it was no-show for Micasa who failed to perform Standard Bank Molapo Piazza, because the promoters failed to pick them up from the hotel on time.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:37:13 GMT
After Hours shines  -  The Hindu
After Hours, Botswana Bolt, Serena Ballerina, Fire Glow and Talladega shone when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning (Nov. 1). Inner sand: 1,000m: I've Got Clout (B. Harish) 1-7.5, 600/39.5. Strode out well. 1,200m: New Prince (rb) 1-19.5 ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:00:32 GMT
Writing for Black Sparkle millennials from a Nigerian perspective; …  -  RFI
Writing for Black Sparkle millennials from a Nigerian perspective; and Botswana trans poetess brings individuality to the fore. By Laura Angela Bagnetto. Released on 01-11-2016 Modified 01-11-2016 to 15:53. Writing for Black Sparkle millennials from a ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:30:57 GMT
Turkish Airlines uses digital magician for safety clip, PitchUp gets a bigger tent, and more...  -  Tnooz
The outdoor accommodation specialist has added five new countries – Australia, Greece, Canada, Botswana and Lithuania – to its country list. Some 2,400 sites and locations in 32 countries around the world are now available. NB: Travel distribution ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:16:36 GMT

Illegal Mining Hits Botswana  -  Mmegi Online
they are not a flight risk and have permanent places of abode in Botswana. Several police sources who spoke to this publication said that it was their first time in their careers to hear a case of alleged gold panners appearing in court. The police ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 12:42:05 GMT

Youth, Women Top Kenewendo's Agenda  -  Mmegi Online
She has been working as a trade economist in the ministry of trade and industry in Ghana, and was previously employed as an economic consultant at Econsult Botswana. She has led the execution of key projects and she chaired the youth sector of the ...