Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Business

Business
Air Botswana Hails Partnership

Air Botswana Hails Partnership

Air Botswana’s partnership with Airborne Lifeline Foundation has seemingly bore fruit as their benevolence has resulted in over 2247 patients receiving treatment in Maun,...
Northern trade fair set to be the best yet

Fair and Fine

Northern trade fair set to be the best yet With preparations for the annual Business Botswana Northern Trade Fair progressing smoothly excitement in the second...
Look Beyond The Borders- EU

Look Beyond The Borders- EU

Entrepreneurs have been urged to look beyond the borders in order to build up sustainable and successful business in Botswana. Trade Counsellor with the European...
University of Louisville Continues ISL Programme in Botswana

University of Louisville Continues ISL Programme in Botswana

The University of Louisville, USA has continued to benevolently support a multitude of Community Junior Secondary Schools in Gaborone and Molepolole as part of...
Diamond-Sorters

Botswana Diamond Sold For $63m

Lucara Diamond sold an 813-carat jewel for US$63 million, making it the most expensive rough gem on record and raising the prospects for the...
Alpha Access gears up for business growth

Condom Boom

Alpha Access gears up for business growth The World Health Organisation (WHO) has predicted that by 2020, Africa will be in need of an excess...
Talking education

Talking education

At a young age of 27, Goitsemang Majaga, owns a college and has developed software for government ministries and private companies in the country. After...
Revenue boom for F-Town businesses

Revenue boom for F-Town businesses

*Northern Trade Fair expected to boost City’s economy Bookings for the annual Business Botswana Northern Trade Fair currently stand at 99% with just 12 days...
Boitekanelo College Donates Wheelchairs

Boitekanelo College Donates Wheelchairs

On behalf of Boitekanelo College, Provost & Vice Chancellor Professor Omur Cinar Elci on Wednesday April 27th handed over five (5) wheelchairs to Molepolole...
Bomaid Eyes Indian Market

Bomaid Eyes Indian Market

Botswana’s oldest medical aid insurer Botswana Medical Aid(BOMAID) is about to conclude and sign Memorandums of Understanding by end of May, with some of...
Letshego Supports SME’s

Letshego Supports SME’s

Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE)-listed Letshego has vowed to work hand in glove with the government in the fight against abject poverty perpetuated by high...

F/town Seeks Twining Deal In France

Francistown City Council (FCC) is seeking to enhance the prospects of luring French through securing twinning relations with some cities in France. Having sister twinning...
Solar powered

Solar powered

Gontech finds solution in solar energy Gontech Limited, in collaboration with Scales Associates has pioneered the first fully operational office block and factory in Botswana...
Liberty Life Launches New Products

Liberty Life Launches New Products

Liberty Life Botswana, the first insurance company to offer a P 1 million cover with no medical underwriting has announced the launch of a...
BOPEU invests in tourism

BOPEU invests in tourism

  Buoyant and go-getting Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) has envisaged to become a top player in the hotel and tourism industry thanks to the...
Global economic outlook uncertain- IMF

Global economic outlook uncertain- IMF

The Governor of the Bank of Botswana, Linah Mohohlo, has just returned from Washington DC (USA) where she participated in the Spring meetings of...
BIH park to be completed this year

BIH park to be completed this year

Construction of the iconic Botswana Innovation Hub building which commenced in August 2014 is scheduled to be completed during 2016. The parks construction is said...
Jetting off to the Seychelles

Jetting off to the Seychelles

Botswana Life Customers Win Dream Holiday Two lucky Botswana Life Insurance Limited (BLIL) customers have won a holiday package to the Seychelles courtesy of the...
Sculpting a living

Sculpting a living

At the tender age of 12, Anthony Thapelo Mmelesane realised that he had a natural talent for art. Even at such a young age, the...
VIVO opens Bangwaketse service station

VIVO opens Bangwaketse service station

Excited members of the Kanye community this week congregated to witness Vivo Energy Botswana launch yet another service station. The teeming official site opening of...

Business Botswana to Host Women Empowerment Seminar

Business Botswana are expected to host their fourth annual 'women empowerment' high tea in Gaborone next month. The theme behind this year’s seminar is ‘Bold...
Monetary Policy Committee Meets

Monetary Policy Committee Meets

A meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee held on Tuesday morning concluded that the outlook for price stability is positive, with the forecast pointing...
Public outrage at price dissemination of shares

Share Concern

Public outrage at price dissemination of of shares Following the recent Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL), Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE)...
St Louis

Limited Beer

St. Louis to launch 440ml limited edition Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL) is set to mark Botswana’s 50th independence celebrations in style through the launch of...
Kgaodi

Driving the Wheels of Change

Life as a Female Taxi-Driver Taxi driving is an age-old profession whose routes can be traced all the way back to the early 17th century...
Abel-Khupe

Employers urged to give fresh graduates a chance

The corporate world has been urged to employ fresh graduates in order to give them a chance to acquire experience. Khupe Group of Companies Managing...
Sheperd-Aisam

A Silver Lining

Demand for transactional and trade financing solutions on the rise Despite the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s 4% forecast for Sub-Saharan Africa for this year and...
Seamoge-&-Dinoge

Omnious Buffalo

Foot and Mouth Scare Rocks Kanye Following the recent discovery of a buffalo roaming around Moreane, near Kanye, the region’s worried farmers have expressed concern...

Tourism to get a boost- Molale

Minister of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Eric Molale, says government is looking into unlocking tourism potential at various dams across the country. He says they...
Segomotso Mokokwe

Basket weaving at Eighty-Eight

Me and my business For the remarkable Segomotso Mokokwe, the old cliché, ‘age is nothing but a number’ rings vividly true. Mokokwe is 88-years-old but has...
Chief-Executive-Letsebe-Sejoe-and-Christoph-Kannengieber

Botswana lures German investors

Botswana’s Embassy in Germany, in conjunction with Trade ministry and Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) this week showcased the advantages of investing in...
Nkomo

Botswana seeks to increase exports to Zim

Botswana is seeking to increase exports to Zimbabwe and local companies need to work on improving the quality of their products to achieve the...
Delloite Botswana

Deloitte Commits to Driving Sustainable Developmental Change in Botswana

Deloitte Botswana has once again recommitted itself to be agents of sustainable developmental change in the country. In a message shared recently at a stakeholder...
BOTASH Managing Director: Mr Mphathi

Make Sowa Strategic Special Economic Zone – Mphathi

Government would do well to designate Sowa Town as a strategic Special Economic Zone (SEZ) for chemical manufacturing. Botswana Ash (Botash) Managing Director Montwedi Mphathi...
Akolang Tombale

BMC F/town Plant faces Closure

Botswana Meat Commission (BMC)’s Francistown plant could close this July, the commission’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Akolang Tombale has revealed. Tombale dropped the bombshell last...
Badiredi Phampha

From Teaching to Slaughtering Cattle

Meet the boss The first private abattoir in the Central District, Jago Beef was launched in Palapye in 2014 putting an end to slaughter slabs...
BR-Express-Blue Train

BR Express not a Threat to Bus Operators

The famed ‘Blue train’ is back on the rails but bus operators are not worried by its return. Bus operators are unperturbed not because the...
BQA-ISO

BQA awarded ISO 9001 Certification

The Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) was last week awarded the Botswana Bureau of Standards’ (BOBS) ISO 9001: 2008 Quality Management System Standard. The system is...
Tuelo Zazambi

Never on Time

Cllrs lambast govt for late projects The snail pace of major projects in Francistown has irked councillors who are now calling for heads to roll...
Patrick Benon

Orange Launches New Strategy

Orange Botswana has revealed a new brand along with a new organization strategy termed Essential 2020. The new strategy and brand refresh were informed by...