Tuesday, 27 Sep 2016
US president, Barack Obama has sent a congratulatory message to Batswana on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of independence that will be celebrated this Friday, September 30th.
Tuesday, 27 Sep 2016
A Motswana lawyer, Yvonne Chilume has won The International TrustLaw Lawyer of the year 2016 Award in New York, USA.
Tuesday, 27 Sep 2016
Three Batswana were granted bail this morning in a case which they face one count of importing approximately 450 kg of dagga into Botswana earlier this month.

Clear sky
  • Clear sky
  • Temperature: 20 °C
  • Wind: Variable, 3.7 km/h
  • Pressure: 1021 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 10 %
Francistown: Scattered clouds, 24 °C
Maun: Clear sky, 25 °C
Kasane: Few clouds, 30 °C
Power trading will drive electricity landscape over the next five years

“Electricity shortage across Southern Africa will drive power to become one of the most tradeable commodities across the region in the coming years,” says Mr. Sheperd Aisam, Head of Stanbic Bank’s Corporate and Investment Banking division. “Almost every aspect of a modern economy relies on electricity to function so the countries that emerge as the ones with excess supply will have significant negotiating power, so to speak. Case in point is the spending by Botswana as a country to import power at tariffs which are above the regional average.”

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