University of Botswana

Type: Organization
Name: University of Botswana
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

How to write satire for an African audience

Know your audienceYour audience is made up of people who distrust media. They believe they've been fed on lies on current affairs, by presidents who want to stay in power, by journalists trying to create a sensationalist splash.Make sure your target is ... [Published Africa Review - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Respect our language: A minister isn't really going to defend President Zuma with her buttocks

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane. (Pic: Gallo)Today, the South African media proudly told the world that a woman – a cabinet minister, at that – was so devoted to President Jacob Zuma that she would defend him with her buttocks .I will ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Schools poised for 2014 debating finals

In 2012, the Ministry of Education and Skills Development partnered with the then Debate Masters Association to start a debate tournament for all junior and senior secondary schools in Botswana dubbed the “Setswana Debate Cup”.After the successfully tournaments ... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

The master public speaker

His name will certainly ring a bell. He is that seasoned speaker who confidently stands in front of an audience as an emcee. He is that guy on our TV screens presenting Sedibeng as well as the voice on RB 2, Cliff Kepaletswe is also an author of Fearless ... [Published Botswana Gazette - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Lawyer faults magistrates’ powers on contempt

Mmegi Online :: He told a conference at the University of Botswana on Thursday that the powers of magistrates to cite the officers is contested.In a paper titled: ‘Judicial Power to Imprison Officers of the Court for in Facie Curiae Contempt Of Court: ... [Published Mmegi Online - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

UB Law lecturer says case against Khama on respect for law not proven

A Law lecturer at the University of Botswana, Patrick Gunda, says citizens aggrieved by President Ian Khama’s decisions, can seek recourse from the courts, if they feel he does not respect the rule of law.Gunda’s comments come after former President, ... [Published Gabz FM - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Lesotho crisis could cost Botswana dearly

The current political turmoil in Lesotho comes at a time when Botswana is exploring the possibility of importing water from the mountain kingdom.Alongside South Africa, Namibia and Lesotho, Botswana is part of the Orange-Senqu River Commission (ORASECOM) ... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Zhengtai Group uplifts artisan skills

Mmegi Online :: Located in the booming Diamond Park, the BIH construction site which has just been started provided the playground for local artisans in the brickwork, carpentry, column and staircase shuttering as well as machine operation.“The Itlhokotse ... [Published Mmegi Online - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Priest calls for counseling of political candidates

A Catholic Priest, Father Akofang has suggested that political candidates be given counseling sessions before and after Elections Day. This was during a meeting held by faith based organizations and the Independent Electoral Commission.“I suggest that ... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Gov’t pleads with Batswana to embrace co-operatives

Government has pleaded with Batswana to give co-operative societies a chance as new strategies are being developed to revive the ailing sector that was once the backbone of rural economies before the advent of aggressive retailers. Co-operatives have ... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Burrows set for a historic deal

The dream of former Dolphins captain Churchill Burrows to become the first local player to play professional basketball is coming true end of this month as he is set to sign a lucrative contract with Athletico Sportif Avecio of Angola.The national team ... [Published Botswana Gazette - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

UB to phase out Centre for Continuing Education?

Thirteen lecturers at the University of Botswana (UB) Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) believe that management’s actions to unilaterally transfer academics, demonstrates a ploy to phase out the centre.Mmegi Online :: This was disclosed in a letter ... [Published Mmegi Online - Aug 28 2014]

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How to write satire for an African audience [Published Africa Review - 2 hours ago]
Respect our language: A minister isn't really g... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Sep 15 2014]
Schools poised for 2014 debating finals [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Sep 15 2014]
Absence of freedom-of-information law also hind... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Sep 15 2014]
Lesotho political stalemate: Should and can SAD... [Published Mmegi Online - Sep 15 2014]
Thomas Tlou Scholarship recipients named [Published Botswana Voice - Sep 12 2014]
The master public speaker [Published Botswana Gazette - Sep 11 2014]
Bittersweet rain forecast for parched Gaborone Dam [Published Mmegi Online - Sep 10 2014]
Lawyer faults magistrates’ powers on contempt [Published Mmegi Online - Sep 10 2014]
UB Law lecturer says case against Khama on resp... [Published Gabz FM - Sep 09 2014]
An attempt to understand the attempted coup in ... [Published Mmegi Online - Sep 08 2014]
The Masire/Mogae axis in the BDP equation [Published Mmegi Online - Sep 08 2014]
BDP has no lessons to learn from Patrice Motsepe [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Sep 07 2014]
Lesotho crisis could cost Botswana dearly [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Sep 07 2014]
Zhengtai Group uplifts artisan skills [Published Mmegi Online - Sep 05 2014]
Priest calls for counseling of political candid... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Sep 04 2014]
Clamping down on migration [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Sep 04 2014]
Malesu: The outsider who became the game changer [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Sep 04 2014]
Gov’t pleads with Batswana to embrace co-operat... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Sep 04 2014]
“There is abundant capital in Botswana”-experts [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Sep 04 2014]
Burrows set for a historic deal [Published Botswana Gazette - Sep 04 2014]
Botswana urged to diversify economy [Published The Midweek Sun - Sep 03 2014]
President hit in car accident while driving alo... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Sep 01 2014]
‘SACU revenue formula need drastic reform’- BID... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Sep 01 2014]
Young Farmers Association seeks policy interact... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Sep 01 2014]
Moipisi decries the poverty of Kgalagadi North [Published Mmegi Online - Sep 01 2014]
Uganda: Technet to Distribute TOA Electronics P... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 01 2014]
Kgafela: From the horse’s mouth [Published Mmegi Online - Aug 31 2014]
Welcoming a New Generation of Conservation Leaders [Published World Wildlife Fund - Aug 29 2014]
UB to phase out Centre for Continuing Education? [Published Mmegi Online - Aug 28 2014]
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