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Botswana Hit By Second Earthquake In Two Days

Botswana Hit By Second Earthquake In Two Days

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake has struck Botswana, two days after a stronger 6.5 magnitude shook the southern African nation. The earlier earthquake could be felt in South Africa. The 5.0 magnitude earthquake struck at 2:55 a.m. (0055 GMT) local time in a remote part of Botswana north of the capital Gaborone, the US Geological Survey […]

Botswana: Celebrate Women Everyday – Shukla

Botswana: Celebrate Women Everyday – Shukla

High Commissioner of India to Botswana, Dr Ketan Shukla says women should be celebrated every day because they play a big role in the society. Giving a keynote address at the women in leadership dialogue in Gaborone, he stated that the goal of the event was to promote inclusiveness of women from different walks of […]

Botswana: Women Representation Lagging Behind

Botswana: Women Representation Lagging Behind

 Chobe district is lagging behind in the representation of women in key decision making positions especially on the political front. Speaking at a population and development seminar in Kasane recently, Chobe district population officer, Ms Olefile Maikaelelo highlighted that over the past two election periods, Chobe District had one female representative at council. Comparatively both […]

Botswana: Women Make Headway In Sport Leadership

Botswana: Women Make Headway In Sport Leadership

History was made this past weekend in the local sporting fraternity when two women were elected in sport leadership positions. On Saturday, Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) appointed Ntebo Maplanka chairperson of Botswana Sports Volunteer Movement (SVM). As women were still celebrating a major success, Botswana Basketball Association (BBA) also elected Boineelo Hardy as their […]

Botswana: MMA Mosadi Movement Empowers Women

Botswana: MMA Mosadi Movement Empowers Women

 Women empowerment is crucial to the success of businesses run by women. The duo of Ms Theo Khumo (34) from Tonota and Ms Marea Otlaadisa (35) from Mahalapye were the brains behind Mma Mosadi Movement. The duo said in an interview that they started the business in June to encourage women to become entrepreneurs as […]

Botswana: Chiepe Encourages Women To Unite

Botswana: Chiepe Encourages Women To Unite

Women entrepreneurs and those in leadership positions have been encouraged to collaborate and establish business networks and linkages that will help them succeed and become global business players. That stemmed from renowned women panellists at the De Beers Group of Companies’ inaugural women summit themed: “The De Beers W Summit” held at Masa Square Hotel […]

Maun Woman For Mrs World

Maun Woman For Mrs World

A young Maun woman, Portia Sam-Hwera, who has been selected to represent Botswana at Mrs World pageant in South Korea says she is going to use the platform to market Botswana. Mrs World, she said, would be a unique pageant where married women from around the world contest and share roles of married women, goals, […]

Botswana: Barolong Woman Grips To Farming

Botswana: Barolong Woman Grips To Farming

 A Zimbabwean ecologist and farmer, Mr Allan Savory once said, “agriculture is not a crop production calling as popular belief holds; it is the production of food and fibre from the world’s land and waters”. Mr Savory added, “without agriculture, it is not possible to have a city, stock market, banks, or any existing project […]

Botswana: Ransome Advocates for More Women in Politics

Botswana: Ransome Advocates for More Women in Politics

British High Commissioner to Botswana, Ms Katy Ransome, says it is important to have more women in politics because they bring different perspective on issues and things that they discuss. Speaking at a reception to welcome 44 women from 11 constituencies, who attended the first of the five women in politics workshops, September 16, Ms […]

Botswana: Sprint Couriers Donate Sanitary Pads

Botswana: Sprint Couriers Donate Sanitary Pads

 Sprint Couriers will donate sanitary pads to young girls in four junior schools in Kgalagadi and Central districts. Addressing the media in Gaborone, co-founder of Sprint Couriers Ms Pinkie Setlalekgosi said they held an event called Pull for a Cause Charity on August 6, 2016, through this event they raised funds to make a difference […]

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