Botswana: Latest News
Makula Dunbar, 3:43 pm
In partnership with American businessman Howard Weinstein, Katsiga’s company is helping train a workforce of hearing-impaired people across three continents to assemble and distribute the award-winning Solar Ear, a hearing aid and solar-powered battery charger meant to improve the lives of those with hearing loss in the developing world.
Dana Sanchez, 8:43 pm
Despite soil’s importance, most people in Africa lack knowledge about soil partly because information tends to be in publications read only by scientists.
Dana Sanchez, 2:30 pm
The Zimbabwe dollar was abandoned in 2009 after it was rendered virtually worthless by hyperinflation which peaked at 79,600,000 percent per month in 2008.
Makula Dunbar, 3:29 pm
Africa’s consumer-facing industries have the potential to deliver good investment returns, according to Robert Scharar, Commonwealth Funds manager and president of financial planning and investment firm, FCA Corp.
Makula Dunbar, 4:13 pm
Sub-Sahara’s TotallyConcrete Expo to analyze economic growth as it impacts the construction sector. Already in Tanzania, cement demand has increased 10 percent since last year.
Dana Sanchez, 1:04 pm
South Africa’s travel industry is growing faster than the rest of its economy, scoring high marks in the global marketplace for travel competitiveness when it comes to natural resources and environmental protection, but low marks for security concerns.
Makula Dunbar, 2:19 pm
Rural farmers are better managing livestock through GPS tagging. Animal’s that are missing or stolen can be quickly located in addition disease outbreaks will be minimized
Makula Dunbar, 1:47 pm
UNICEF holds a two-day chronic malnutrition conference in Paris revealing that loss of productivity and health care costs related to child malnutrition in Africa amounts to $25 billion annually.
Keren Mikva, 5:38 pm
As the economy begins to bounce back, more investors are on the look-out for exciting opportunities around the globe. Some may be heading to new territory. With a reputation for political instability, many countries in Africa have not seen the type of investment one might expect for the second-fastest growing economy in the world. Even […]
Makula Dunbar, 1:43 pm
Parents in Botswana’s uphold tribal beliefs, refuse to give in to the government’s call for child immunizations
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