• Limkokwing Donates To Morama JSS

    Limkokwing Donates To Morama JSS0

      Limkokwing University of Creative Technology donated ICT equipment worth P 10 000.00 to Morama Community Junior Secondary School in celebration of the school’s academic achievement at this year’s Prize Giving Ceremony which was held on Friday 28th, August 2015. The Prize Giving ceremony which was hosted in parternership with Majwe Mining Joint venture under

  • Practicing what she preached

    Practicing what she preached0

      After studying marketing overseas, Kenalemang Ndubo, 38, taught business studies at Lotsane Secondary School for three years but the job was too monotonous for her and she decided to look for something more challenging. Speaking from Haas Sportswear Manufacturers, her factory at Palapye old mall, the enterprising business lady says, “It was a dead

  • Samsung unveils new store

    Samsung unveils new store0

      Samsung Electronics last Friday unveiled their new store in Main-mall of Gaborone. The new store is a sister store to Samsung in Railpark mall owned by a Motswana entrepreneur Benjamin Raletsatsi. It provides convenient and up market location to customers who work in and around the main mall to purchase the latest in mobile

  • P1 billion Gas Project To Start Next Year

    P1 billion Gas Project To Start Next Year0

      Tlou Energy Limited, the Australian Stock Exchange listed company developing gas projects 25 kilometers West of Serowe village, is preparing to start commercial production of gas by next year, according to the Company Executive Director Gabaake Gabaake. The company has discovered gas trapped in underground coal resources. In an interview with The Voice Money

  • BSE Promotes Share Investment

    BSE Promotes Share Investment0

      Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) is this year expected to expand its initiative which is intended to teach primary and secondary school students about investment on shares. BSE Product Development Officer, Tapiwa Tamocha, has indicated that after launching the initiative in 2013, BSE has realized that there is a need for more education country wide.

  • Atlas Mara Builds Brand Presence

    Atlas Mara Builds Brand Presence0

      Atlas Mara took the first step in building its brand presence in Africa when it unveiled the new BancABC logo in Gaborone, Botswana. The move follows the acquisition of BancABC by Atlas Mara, which was concluded at the end of August last year. Earlier this year, the board met to agree a new branding

  • Fraud And Tax Evasion Worries BURS

    Fraud And Tax Evasion Worries BURS0

      The Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) has raised concerns over increasing cases of tax evasion and fraud by some tax payers in this country. In the organization’s annual report released recently, BURS Commissioner General Ken Morris noted that in 2014, more than 700 cases of tax evasion and fraud were identified. He indicated that

  • Investors Jostle For Francistown

    Investors Jostle For Francistown0

      Potential investors from across the world are said to be considering investing a considerable amount of money in capital projects and services in various sectors of Francistown’s economy. Without revealing the exact amount of money that the potential investors are considering investing in the country’s second city, the City of Francistown mayor Sylvia Muzila

  • A gym with a midas touch

    A gym with a midas touch0

      Many people tend to think going to the gym is for the rich and wealthy. A visit to Molapo crossing proved that anybody who loves fitness can train at a gym. Gym Instructor Ofentse Norman Sethibe took his time off from his busy schedule to explain the role played by a Gym Room. In

  • Gabane home based care gets a facelift

    Gabane home based care gets a facelift0

      Botswana Telecommunications Corporations Limited (BTCL) staff recently traded their office wear for overalls as they took time off their weekend schedule to refurbish Gabane Home Based Care Centre. After three months of looking where they can give a helping hand through their corporate social responsibility initiative, the BTCL customer service division identified the Gabane

  • Film and television school opens

    Film and television school opens1

      For the first time in the history of this country a film and television school has been opened to close the gap in television training. AFDA Botswana located in the periphery of Gaborone at Oodi School of Applied Arts will start training next week for the first intake. School Director Tsholofelo Ntshingane says his

  • BOFINET completes optic fibre project

    BOFINET completes optic fibre project0

      Botswana Fiber Networks (BoFINET) last weekend brought together all stakeholders involved in the setting up of Sekoma-Tsabong route expansion project at a hand over ceremony held at Werda village. Amid the celebration for a job completed well on time and on budget, Minister of Transport and Communication Tshenolo Mabeo, officially closed the works and

  • Business growth awards on the cards

    Business growth awards on the cards0

      Business Botswana in collaboration with Grant Thornton has organized private business growth awards to be held end of October. The Private Business Growth award is looking for businesses that demonstrate holistic growth and encompass a broad range of activities across their business. Award judges will be looking at company innovation, market development, strategic leadership,

  • Business women awarded for excellence

    Business women awarded for excellence0

      Women in Business Association (WIBA) held its first excellence awards in Gaborone on Sunday. The awards were held under the theme ‘Women United in business.’ The awards were aimed at rewarding, mobilizing and motivating female entrepreneurs to explore further their potential and significantly contribute to socio-economic development. The event was also meant to create

  • NDB vows to support food sustenance initiatives

    NDB vows to support food sustenance initiatives0

    Government’s National Development Bank (NDB) recently travelled to the Chobe Region to partake at the Annual Chobe Agricultural Show under the theme “Filling the Botswana Food Basket”. Over the years NDB has financed majority of commercial farmers in the Chobe region as part of its mandate to boost arable farming towards sustenance of food security

  • Multichoice gives subscribers and media a VIP treat

    Multichoice gives subscribers and media a VIP treat0

    The hustle and bustle of operating a business should never overwhelm you beyond the point of finding ways and time to treat your subscribers!  This was proven by MultiChoice Botswana which recently treated some of its subscribers and media to a surprise evening of cocktails and TV at the luxurious iTowers Penthouse in the CBD. It

  • Khama Decries Low Industrialisation

    Khama Decries Low Industrialisation0

      President Ian Khama says he is worried that Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries continue to export majority of their raw materials and have few industries which can help to create jobs. According to figures from the World Bank, the contribution of manufacturing industries to SADC Gross Domestic Product (GDP) remained unchanged at less

  • SADC countries urged to Up budgets for Agriculture

    SADC countries urged to Up budgets for Agriculture0

      Heads of States of Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries have been accused of failing to allocate significant part of national budgets for agricultural development. At a panel discussion hosted by Economic Justice Network (EJN) and Oxfam, two Non- Governmental Organizations which advocate for human rights in the SADC region warned that Southern Africa

  • RDC Properties Eyes Regional Expansion

    RDC Properties Eyes Regional Expansion0

      RDC Properties, a listed company which among other property assets owns Gaborone Masa Centre is eyeing expansion into three more countries in Southern Africa. In the financial results released this week, RDC Properties Executive Chairman Guido Giachetti confirmed that his Company wants to expand into South Africa, Namibia and Mozambique. “The group continues to

  • BIUST to host clean energy conference

    BIUST to host clean energy conference0

      Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) will host AN international conference on clean energy for sustainable growth in developing countries next month in Palapye. The conference will be held under the theme ‘Trends in Energy Services Provision for Sustainable Development.’ The aim of the three days conference is to bring together professionals,


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