Monday, June 27, 2016

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EU-SADC partnership marks New Era

EU-SADC partnership marks New Era

The signing of the trade-boosting European Union-Southern African Development Community Economic Partnership Agreement (EU-SADC EPA) marks the beginning of a new era for Botswana...
Mascom launches DIY

Mascom launches DIY

Mascom Wireless this week launched their long awaited application called DIY. The DIY is a self service solution which is in the form of a...
Choppies Wrestle Tough Zim Market

Choppies Wrestle Tough Zim Market

When Choppies Group of Companies took a bold decision to invest in the risky Zimbabwean retail market three years ago, the country's biggest retailer...
Vivo to invest $300 million to fuel Africa’s growth

Vivo to invest $300 million to fuel Africa’s growth

With over 1500 service stations in Africa and an ambitious plan for rapid expansion, Vivo Energy has committed to investing $300 million in the...
With over 600 registered vendors, Francistown has become something of a mecca for street sellers.

F/town Vendors Front For Foreigners

With over 600 registered vendors, Francistown has become something of a mecca for street sellers. Since the beginning of the year, the second city’s informal...
Vivo energy commits to conservation

Vivo energy commits to conservation

In their ongoing endeavour to contribute to environmental conservation, Vivo Energy Botswana have donated a portion of proceeds from the sale of Shell Maps...
Stanbic gives students a cheer

Stanbic gives students a cheer

Stanbic Bank's Botswana Human Capital (HC) team this week donated school stationery, school bags and toiletries for pre-school students to standard 3 at Therisanyo...
ViiV Healthcare get MoH Drug tender

ViiV Healthcare get MoH Drug tender

ViiV Healthcare, a global specialist HIV company majority owned by GSK, with Pfizer Inc. and Shionogi Limited as shareholders, this week confirmed a public...
The 30 kilometre Tonota-Francistown dual carriageway which has been under construction for the past three years is complete.

Tonota-F/town Highway Complete

Upgrading of the 30 kilometre Tonota-Francistown dual carriageway which has been under construction for the past three years is complete. The contractors of the billion...
BOSETU meet to save the country

BOSETU meet to save the country

Botswana Sectors of Education Trade Union (BOSETU) are expected to hold their annual open day at Masunga Mall on Saturday June 10 under the...
Education vital for economic growth- Muzila

Education vital for economic growth- Muzila

For Francistown and the rest of the country to be transformed into an investment destination of choice, there is need to be strong relations...
Global Trade Review (GTR) has awarded RMB Botswana the Best Trade Finance Bank in Botswana for 2015.

RMB Botswana named Best Trade Finance Bank

Global Trade Review (GTR) has awarded RMB Botswana the Best Trade Finance Bank in Botswana for 2015. GTR is a leading global news source, publisher...
Tlokweng youths manufacture coffins for a living

Life in Death

Tlokweng youths manufacture coffins for a living For the majority of us our only experience of coffins is at funerals. As such, they signify a...
FCC to Pump P1m Towards Vision 2022

FCC to Pump P1m Towards Vision 2022

Three years down the line after a much publicized and successful Investment Forum by the Francistown City Council (FCC), a company meant to coordinate...
BAC Partners With Chobe Holdings

BAC Partners With Chobe Holdings

Botswana Accountancy College (BAC) this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Chobe Holdings which has vast interests in the tourism industry to facilitate...

Business Botswana Northern Trade Fair 2016

Business Botswana 22nd Northern Trade Fair was officially opened this morning by BTCL Managing Director Paul Taylor. The fair is held in Francistown and this...
From barracks to gym owner

Me and my business- Fitness Fanatic

From barracks to gym owner After working for Botswana Defence Force as a fitness instructor for 16 years, Lesole Phemelo, 39, decided to quit and...
Innovation Prize for Africa comes to Botswana

Innovation Prize for Africa comes to Botswana

The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) in conjunction with Botswana Innovation Hub and the Ministry of Infrastructure, Science and Technology will next month host the...
OLDM Celebrates 50 Years of Success

OLDM Celebrates 50 Years of Success

As the first mine to produce diamonds in 1971 after the discovery of the precious stones a year after Independence, Orapa mine celebrated the...
Youth Showcase Their Creativity

Youth showcase their creativity

The annual Youth Business Expo this week yet again brought together creative young people from diverse backgrounds to showcase their products. More than 230 youth...
Glimmer Of Hope

Glimmer Of Hope

EU to decide on beef exports from F/town abattoir Beef exports from the beleaguered Botswana Meat Commission (BMC)’s Francistown abattoir to the lucrative European Union...
Conference Roots For Visa-Free Africa

Conference Roots For Visa-Free Africa

Despite growing trade potential on the African continent, Africa is said to be suffering from a host of import and export hurdles which make...
SADC Tackles Poverty And Food Security

SADC Tackles Poverty And Food Security

This week Southern African Development Community (SADC) has moved to eradicate poverty and tighten food security through a successful ministerial workshop held in Gaborone. The...
There's hope for Botswana manufacturers- EU

There’s hope for Botswana manufacturers- EU

Despite Botswana’s minimal benefits in the European Union (EU) market which was mostly on the beef sector, there is still much more hope for...
Stanbic Enhances International Trade

Stanbic Enhances International Trade

Stanbic Bank Botswana launched transregional banking last week to make it easy for businesses to make transactions beyond the continent without limits. The bank says...

Daring to Dream

Clothing Label Tailored To Succeed Bored by the monotony of his well-paid but unfulfilling job at Stanbic Bank, 40-year-old Paul Okaile decided to take a...
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...

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