Global Economy In ‘precarious Position’, World Bank Warns
Following growth of 3.1 per cent last year, the global economy would slow to 2.1 per cent in 2023, the World Bank said on Tuesday in its latest forecast.
The figure for 2023 was, however, 0.4 percentage points higher than an estimate released by the bank in January.
It is still one of the weakest growth rates in the past five decades, said the Worl...
Nigeria Not Bad In Selecting Leaders, Says Group
A group of pastors, the Pastors Support Network, has said that Nigeria as a nation is not doing badly in terms of selecting its leaders out of the over 200 million people in the country.
The Network, of over 2,000 pastors and ministers, also charged and appealed to President Bola Tinubu to base his appointments on merit.
Speaking to the PUNCH on th...
US Ex-school Guard On Trial For Not Stopping Shooter
Scot Peterson, 60, has pleaded not guilty to charges of felony child neglect, culpable negligence and one count of perjury.
Peterson is believed to be the first police officer facing charges in the United States for failing to take action during a school shooting.
A former student at the school, Nikolas Cruz, is serving a life sentence for the murd...
Nollywood Actress, Iya Gbonkan, Gets N4.6m Donation For Car, House
Veteran Nollywood actress, Magaret Bandele Olayinka, better known as Iya Gbonkan, has received almost N5 million in donations for her car and housing project.
This comes after a cleric, Prophet Gabriel Agbala, heeded her call for help to complete her house and buy a car.
The actress had earlier gone viral on social media when she made a public call...
Mara, NITDA Collaborate To Equip 500,000 Government Workers With Blockchain Skills
Mara, leading blockchain-based technology firm, has announced an initiative aimed at training 500,000 government employees on the intricacies of blockchain technology in partnership with the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and Circle, the creator of USDC and Euro Coin.
Mara is driving this initiative through its foundatio...
West Ham Beat Fiorentina To Win Europa Conference League
It is the second European trophy for West Ham after they won the now defunct Cup Winners’ Cup 58 years ago with a team including England World Cup heroes Bobby Moore and Geoff Hurst.Bowen picked up a superb through ball from Lucas Paqueta, before sending a low shot past a helpless Pietro Terracciano in the Fiorentina goal.
Said Benrahma had o...
Why I Didn’t Return To Barcelona – Lionel Messi
Argentine football star, Lionel Messi has given reasons he shunned a return to his former club, Barcelona and decided to go to Inter Miami.
Messi was being expected to return to Barcelona after his contract at PSG expired.
Messi, in an interview with Diario Sport and Mundo Deportivo, said he really wanted to return to Barcelona and that he was very...
Protea Takes The Lead In Corporate Cultural Support
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BUAN To Take Charge Of Food Security
Signs MoU with Moeng Agribusiness Cooperative to that end
Coop chair Sigwele notes agriculture employs merely 9% of the population
With the monthly food import bill averaging P1 billion, the Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (BUAN) has taken this as a challenge to take the lead in enhancing domestic food production.
Letshego Botswana Reinforces BTV’s ‘the Eye’ And Horizon Media With A P3 Million Sponsorship
Commitment to benefit local content production industry and grow Micro and Small Entrepreneurs (MSEs) in the Arts Recreation and Entertainment space
Engagement to also feature 26-episode LetsGo Financial Wellness series on Btv 2 to educate Batswana on financial literacy and money management....
New Data From Puma Energy Confirms Tourism Sector Recovery
Puma Energy Aviation reaffirms commitment to the highest international standards security of supply, safe refuelling and efficiency
Data released by Puma Energy Botswana recently shows the travel and tourism industry in Botswana is growing rapidly.
With tourism accounting for 12.5 per cent of Botswana’s GDP in 2022 the company says the rapid gro...
BSE Attains Full Membership Of The World Federation Of Exchanges
Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has announced that on 24th May 2023 in Tokyo, Japan, the Board of Directors of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) approved the BSE’s application to become a Full Member of WFE.
The BSE was an Affiliate of WFE since June 2016. The WFE is the global industry association for exchanges and clearing houses, and is ...
Access Bank Offers Customers Salary Advance Product – Another First From The Bank
Access Bank Botswana, the BSE-listed local arm of one of Africa’s largest retail banks, says it is affirming its promise to provide access to banking solutions that are relevant, affordable, and inclusive.
Since the turn of the year, Access Bank Botswana has embarked on an expansionary journey that includes the introduction of customer serv...