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SMMEs GET BARCLAYS FOOTING

SMMEs GET BARCLAYS FOOTING

Jul. 18 | WEALTH CREATION: Van der Merwe Barclays Bank Botswana has geared itself to go all out to provide the country’s small and medium businesses with the vital financial support to enable them to thrive. The multinational financial institution launched a...

BOCCIM CONFERENCE FOR MAUN

BOCCIM CONFERENCE FOR MAUN

Jul. 18 | BOCCIM BOSS: Machailo -Ellis Botswana Confederatio of  Commerce Industry and Manpower (BOCCIM) will hold this year’s National Business Conference in Maun on 23rd to 26th November.  The event will be attended by top government and business leaders...

FRANCISTOWN GEARS UP FOR INVESTMENT FORUM

FRANCISTOWN GEARS UP FOR INVESTMENT FORUM

Jul. 18 | WE’RE UP TO DATE: Toteng With only five weeks left before Francistown’s maiden Investment Forum kicks off, the organizing team this week rolled out several activities to get the city’s residents gear up for the event. “On Friday we will be meeting...

STANBIC PROMOTES YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP

STANBIC PROMOTES YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Jul. 18 | CATCHING THEM YOUNG: Gabaraane Stanbic Bank Botswana this week stepped up its championing of financial literacy and entrepreneurship development amongst young Batswana.  The Bank has partnered with Ngwana Enterprises to sponsor the Regional Schools Entrepreneurship...

BR PROPERTIES LAUNCH NEW LOGO

BR PROPERTIES LAUNCH NEW LOGO

Jul. 18 | Br Properties has developed a new logo and brand identity, which was launched in Gaborone on Monday. The new logo came as a result of the company experiencing challenges while using the previous one, as it could not be reproduced on some of the corporate...

LEA MOVES TO BOOST SMMEs

LEA MOVES TO BOOST SMMEs

Jul. 18 | TALKING GROWTH: Dr Matome NEW STRATEGIC MODEL TO BENEFIT ALL SECTORS Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) have every reason to smile as Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) embarks on a new strategy, inclusive of all sectors, that will run for the next...

ART FOR ART’S SAKE

ART FOR ART’S SAKE

Jul. 18 | PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST: Mmatli’s artwork Choosing a career path can be as easy as dreaming, but for most, chasing the dream can be as daunting as chasing a mirage. This has not been the case with Onalenna Mmatli and his business partner, Odirile...

2014 CONSUMER FAIR BIGGER AND BETTER

2014 CONSUMER FAIR BIGGER AND BETTER

Jul. 18 | FAIR AND FINE: Montshiwa The 2014 Consumer Fair promises to bigger and better with new and exciting features added to it. One of the interesting additions will be the introduction of 4×4 drivers training and testing which promises to bring in new...

JWANENG MINE TO GENERATE P22BN OVER 20YEARS

JWANENG MINE TO GENERATE P22BN OVER 20YEARS

Jul. 11 | TALKING GROWTH: Milton The Jwaneng Modular Tailings Treatment Plant has been hailed as a first for Debswana, with the technology expected to be replicated in the other Debswana operations. This was said by the General Manager of Jwaneng Mine, Albert Milton...

FCC extends begging bowl to corporate world

FCC extends begging bowl to corporate world

Jun. 20 | WE NEED HELP: Kgalajwe The ever cash-strapped Francistown City Council (FCC) has extended its begging bowl to the corporate sector seeking financial assistance from the local companies to fund the forthcoming Francistown Investment Forum. Francistown...

RAILPARK GETS A FACELIFT

RAILPARK GETS A FACELIFT

Jun. 20 | EXPANSION PLAN: Bale Rail Park Mall this week officially announced The Facelift project whose aim is to retain customer loyalty and provide customers with a more exciting shopping experience. In a period where brand experience extends further than the...

MOKAILA DEFENDS OPPORTUNISTIC DAMS

MOKAILA DEFENDS OPPORTUNISTIC DAMS

Jun. 20 | CRITICALLY LOW: Gaborone dam Minister says the 200 small dams are harmless to Gaborone Dam Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Kitso Mokaila, says the over 200 small dams in the Gaborone Dam catchment area which stretches to South Africa...

Thuli Johnson appointed Gambling Authority CEO

Thuli Johnson appointed Gambling Authority CEO

Jun. 20 | NEW BOSS: Johnson Barclays Bank’s former Managing Director Thuli Johnson has been appointed as Gambling Authority’s Chief Executive Office and the announcement of his appointment will be made public soon. Johnson resigned from Barclays Bank in 2010...

EMPLOYEES DEMAND MORE AS MINE HIKES SALARIES

EMPLOYEES DEMAND MORE AS MINE HIKES SALARIES

Jun. 20 | NOT HAPPY: employees Tati and Nickel Mining Company (TNMC) have increased employee salaries following negotiations with Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU). TNMC Public Relations Manager Tebogo Rapitsenyane told Voice Money that the two Parties had been...

OILING LOCAL DEMAND

OILING LOCAL DEMAND

Jun. 20 | Lupor Investments set to boost cooking oil demand BUSINESS MINDED: Octobia showing off the product Although Botswana’s retail market is flooded with South African produced cooking oils, directors of Lupor Propriety Limited the only local producers of...

BARCLAYS GETS CLOSER TO CLIENTS

BARCLAYS GETS CLOSER TO CLIENTS

Jun. 20 |   Barclays Bank Botswana could be the first financial institution on the local market to launch a unique online communication between a client and their relationship manager in a bid to get an advice instantaneously. This initiative is in line with...

INFLATION UNCHANGED AT 4.5 IN MAY

INFLATION UNCHANGED AT 4.5 IN MAY

Jun. 20 | Inflation for the month of May remained steady at 4.5 percent according to Statistics Botswana’s monthly consumer price index (CPI). This was the same rate as in April 2014 which statistics authority attributes largely to stable prices of commodities. The...

FCC UNVEILS REFUSE COMPACTORS

FCC UNVEILS REFUSE COMPACTORS

Jun. 13 | For many years the city of Francistown has struggled to collect garbage and keep the city clean with a fleet of refuse collection trucks more than 10 years old. Last week the civic leaders were smiling ear to ear as they unveiled three brand new 20 tonnes...

REGUS OPENS IN BOTSWANA

REGUS OPENS IN BOTSWANA

Jun. 13 | WORLD CLASS: Regus offices Regus, the global flexible workplace provider, has opened its first business centre in Botswana, at Gaborone iTowers. The centre links Botswana to a global business network covering 101 countries. As well as supporting the growth...

EXHIBITION NGAMILAND

EXHIBITION NGAMILAND

Jun. 13 | Agric Expo returns to Ngami after 20 year hiatus CREATIVE: Some of the exhibitors Ngamiland Trade Fair returns to Maun next month after a 20 year absence. Dubbed Ngamiland International Trade Fair and Agricultural Expo, the event will take place on 30th...