Mike Olivier

Let me tell you something my friend. Hope is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man insane.

​Diamonds will not last forever

Secretary to four presidents Molosiwa Selepeng shares his memories

​Looking back on 50 years of Botswana’s history

Jeff Ramsay, former journalist and commentator, and now civil servant, explains Botswana at 50

Mining – Lerang Selolwane

Finally, I wanted to test myself. I wanted to see if I could do it. I did not want to wake up at 80 years old, regretting that I never took the risk.

Environment – Tracy Sonny

Currently she works with the Disaster Risk Reduction and Response Programme (2016-2018).

Social Development — Onkemetse Kwelagobe

She is a police officer, activist and mentor.

Social Development — Thamiso Chabalala

He is serves as a councillor for Mafhikana Ward in Kanye

Philanthropy – Chandapiwa Baputaki

Baputaki believes that having a pair of shoes can change the life of a less privileged child.

Technology – ​Goabaone Mogwe

His biggest challenge has been trying to acquire a trademark for the current app name.

Leadership and Business – ​Phenyo Segokgo

He stresses that free education has provided them with a platform to be able to play their role in developing the country.

Leadership and Business – ​Moatlhodi Sebabole

He holds several degrees from the University of Botswana and the University of Essex in the UK and is currently doing his PhD.

Philanthropy — Changu Siwawa

She is a passionate gender equality advocate.

Leadership and Business – Kabalano Rampa

After graduating from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa, Rampa worked for Alexander Forbes Botswana and Yarona Media Holdings.

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!