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Fishing Ban in Western Botswana a Blow to Poor Fishermen, Families

Gaborone - Lake Ngami fishing ban leaves poor community in crisis after government ignore expert advice, writes SOLOMON TJINYEKA. It smells nasty, but Maletelo Molathiwa,...

INFRASTRUCTURE AFRICA Forum Provides Africa’s Socio-Economic Solutions

The sixth Infrastructure Africa Business Forum to be hosted on the 21-22 August 2017 in Sandton, South Africa, will bring together prominent African infrastructure...

New Irrigation Plans to Boost Agriculture in Tanzania

TANZANIA is set to increase irrigation network towards sustainable industrial agriculture economy, the Minister for Water and Irrigation, Mr Gerson Lwenge, has said. He said...

IMF Warns Of Rising Inflation in Zimbabwe

Harare - THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of rising inflation in Zimbabwe, saying it is likely to reach seven percent by year-end,...

World Bank Announces Record $57 Billion for Sub-Saharan Africa

Following a meeting with G20 finance ministers and central bank governors, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced a record $57 billion in...

South Africa Jails 22 Illegal Miners

The Virginia High Court has on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 imposed lengthy jail terms to 22 convicted illegal miners. Lovemore Chaba Mlambo (35) man behind...

What Democracy Can Do To a Country: The Case of Zambia

Zambia is a typical case of the democratic dividend. After many years of Kaunda's misrule (1964-1990), democracy was introduced in 1991 following a sweeping...

Botswana Holds Day Of Prayer Following Good Rains

Botswana will on Sunday hold a national day of prayer, thanking the Almighty for the heavy rains experienced recently. President Ian Khama said it was...

Drought Threatens 1.5 Million Somalis – UN

Less than half of the people in Somalia have access to basic health services, the United Nations health agency  said, announcing that it is...

Botswana’s Economy Heading For Rocks

The $14-billion economy contracted by 1.7 percent in 2015, weighed down by persistent power and water cuts that disrupted factory production and would struggle...
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