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New ministry to unleash SMME potential

It is hoped the creation of a new ministry focusing on Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) will grow and unleash the...

Mobile telephone subscriptions register 50 percent growth

Mobile telephone subscriptions grew by a whopping 50 percent during the first quarter of the year, latest figures reveal.

Flying high in the world of banking

Having dreamt of a career in the skies as a pilot, a costly mistake by the Education Ministry saw Charlotte Mathula miss...

Panda’s road to success

Road network to improve production at Pandamatenga farms The Pandamatenga Agricultural Infrastructure Project is expected to boost production at...

Job search the veteran animal doc

Dr. Benjamin Radihephi is a veterinary surgeon who runs an animal clinic in Gaborone which treats both domestic and wild animals.

It’s a rough time for diamond prices!

Global rough diamond prices are expected to deteriorate further during the second half of the year. De Beers...

BTCL’s mobile market share declines

Botswana Telecommunication Corporation Limited (BTCL) Managing Director, Anthony Masunga says the corporation has lost a significant share in the mobile market.

Botswana exports down as diamond sales fall

Botswana’s total exports amounted to P5, 637.8 million during the month of June, a 6.8 percent decrease compared to the previous month.

Minergy’s coalooo!

COMPANY TO REGISTER FIRST COAL SALES THIS MONTH Minergy, the company developing a coalmine in Medie village in Kweneng...

I am to blame

Ram shoulders responsibility for the Choppies mess Suspended Choppies Chief Executive Officer, Ramachandran Ottapathu, says he takes responsibility for...

The hospitality queen

Having been seduced by the hospitality industryas a youngster travelling around the world with her parents, Fairgrounds Holdings CEO, GorataGabaraane has turned...

Letshego consider exiting certain markets

As part of its rationalization process, Pan African financial services group, Letshego, is contemplating exiting some of the markets in which it...

Lighting up Botswana

Phikwe-based enterprise shines bright Inspired to do something ‘out of the ordinary’ whilst also contributing to his beloved country,...

Desai law firm vs Ram

DESAI IS CONFLICTED- RAM RAM IS SHIFTING THE CAMERA- Desai Managing Partner at Desai Law...

Tlou energy sparks interest

Company look to address energy deficit in Botswana and beyond Independent Power Producer, (IPP) Tlou Energy, which is building...

E-commerce strategy in the pipeline

Government is in the process of developing an e-commerce* strategy, which will serve as the framework and a guiding tool to facilitate...

BTCL’s strong week of exchange

Corporation take lead in share trading for first time For the first time last week, Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited...

A nature for risks

Having started off as a Risk Analyst at First National Bank Botswana (FNBB), Nature Mogotsi rose swiftly through the ranks to become...

Breaking down the trade and industrial bills

The recently amended Trade Bill includes some notable changes, foremost amongst them slashing the number of industries in which businesses require licences...

RDC Properties expand foreign portfolio

RDC Properties, a public listed property management and property development company, has continued with its expansion outside the country.

Water restrictions create new cash flow

Since government’s restriction on the importation of bottled water, Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, Bogolo Kenewendo says a number of milestones...

BAMB bounces back to profitability

Botswana Agricultural Marketing Board (BAMB) has recorded an upsurge in revenue and profits despite the last year being characterised by severe drought.

Dry times ahead

As Ministry abandons controversial Masama water pipeline project The construction of a 100 kilometre water pipeline from Masama wellfields...

Masisi says he wants Khama back at BDP

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has once again reiterated that he would like to see former President, Ian Khama, back at the ruling Botswana...

No negotiations in place with China over Nata/Maun road financing

Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Kenneth Matambo assured parliament that the Botswana government has not engaged in any negotiations with China...

ABSA-Lute delight

Barclays Bank parent company reports 6 percent revenue increase Absa Group, the parent to Barclays Bank Botswana – soon...

Energy importation declines despite Morupule B uncertainty

The volume of imported electricity has declined during the first quarter of the year, dropping by 31.8 percent compared to the same...

Transfer duty bill raises concerns

While parliament has approved the Transfer Duty Bill with the intention of benefitting citizens, especially first time owners, experts warn the move...

Left in the cold

Mining companies miss out on tax amendments The final session of the 11th parliament on Friday saw legislators pass...

Parliament divided over BMC privatization

While they agree that privatization of Botswana meat Commission is overdue, some Members of Parliament (MPs) feel the bill, which seeks to...

The challenge of regional integration

Intra Africa trade and regional integration is believed to be possible although the agenda will not be easily achieved due to existing...

Car registrations fall in the first quarter of the year

The Number of vehicles registered in the first quarter of the year has gone down when compared with the last ad fourth...

Sefalana reach for the stars

Group aims to become a P10 billion company Sefalana Group has set itself an ambitious target of becoming a...

CEDA pumps P3 billion into the economy

Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) CEO, Thabo Thamane says the agency has put a cumulative amount of P3 billion in the local...

Botswana key to regional trade

Botswana is said to hold an important position in terms of regional and continental trading as it has the best sovereign ratings...

Govt has no plans to buy all land owned by Tati...

Government has no plans to buy all the land owned by Tati Company in the North East, parliament has been told.

Turnstar looks to grow its portfolio in Dubai

Turnstar Holdings, a public listed company which one of its flagship projects in Botswana include Game City mall, is looking to grow...

China, SA and USA among leading foreign investors

Botswana Investment Trade Centre (BITC), which is tasked with attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), says investors who have set up businesses here...

In it together

BCL and BCL investments’ to be wound up collectively The Court of Appeal (CoA) has recently set aside a...

Moving out of the middle

How Botswana can escape the middle-income trap Having attained a middle-income status, Botswana is struggling to progress further due...