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           The Government`s                                                                           Issue  26
                                                                                                         Year 5

           Paradigm shift                                                                             Feb-Mar


         Many can appreciate that the country is going through a lot of changes in terms of
         policy formulation and investment .It’s a paradigm shift. A shift towards diversifying the   Team
         economy to be knowledge based and create employment through support of SMEs.  Pubishing Company            : Info Age Holdings
         Not too long ago major investment was in the mining sector but now the new 2020/21   Editorial                : Zeph Kajevhu
         budget has allocated Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry P1.07 billion and Tertiary                                                   : Reason  Itumetse
         Education Research Science and Technology P4.89 billion.Tertiary education is sure to                     : Katlego Sibanda
         spearhead this new revolution in terms of research as it comes up with innovation and   Digital Strategy &Design   :  Blessing Chisambi
         creative means as well as churn out future business people into the economy.   Marketing & Advertising  : Gerald Mazikana  Botswana Insurance Company

                                                                                                            : Selma Molao
                                                                                     Distribution              : Engineer Magazine  engineers in Botswana
         In this issue University Of Botswana has acquired a bio-diesel plant to produce fossil
         fuel as alternative to the other types of fuel such as coal, petrol and diesel. This project
         if timeous and successful will be able to cut Botswana imports of petroleum products   Contributors/Acknowledgement
                                                                                                                               continues to develop industry
         through  the  Republic  of  South  Africa  and  other  neighboring  countries.  This  high
                                                                                                                             related insurance products for
         dependence on energy imports is costly in terms of foreign currency outflows and also     Professor Chikuni -Botho University
                                                                                     TRM Group
         challenges energy security and fuel supply consistency.                    Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery
                                                                                    Electra Mining Botswana
         The  Botswana  University  of  Science  and  Technology  also  has  intent  to  change  the     Botswana Insurance Company PR
         landscape  of  its  home  town,  Palapye.  Professor  Totolo  through  geo-referencing  and     Capconferences - BRSC
         drone  technology  seeks  to  improve  delivery  of  medication  to  locals  who  are  less     Women Engineers Botswana
                                                                                     BH Botswana - JCB Products and Services
         privileged and elderly through a SMART Approach. Innovative SMART technologies are
         surely to come our way from BIUST.                                          Contact Us

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