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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...

Kanye businessman to sue SDC

Kanye real estate businessman, Oabele Ketsile is contemplating taking the Southern District Council (SDC) to court in a bid to recover substantial...

Orapa mine’s new lease of life

Study underway for Debswana's Cut-3 project A detailed study is underway on Orapa Mine’s Cut-3 project, which is hoped...

BMC eye new cash cow

Commission consider exporting to Norway Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) is considering exporting beef to the lucrative Norwegian market.

Living off the land

What started as a hobby has blossomed into a profitable trade for 26-year-old Lesedi Motsumi. Narrating how his enterprise...

DTCB donate to Gamodubu Child Care Trust

Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTCB) recently put a smile on the faces of the Gamodubu Child Care Trust children when it donated...

Digging up mining stats

Production down in the first half of the year Latest figures show that generally mining production was down during...

BSEL experience quiet start to the year

It was a quiet first half of the year for the Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) with regards to trading activity as...

Kgori Capital triumphs against the state in the NPF scandal

Local asset manager, Kgori Capital has won its appeal against the state to have its bank accounts unfrozen and will now have...

Kenya Airways to resume direct flights between Nairobi and Gaborone

Kenya Airways is expected to resume direct flights between Gaborone and the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, shortly. The airline suspended...

AFDA Botswana awards best students

On Friday, AFDA Botswana held a glamorous ceremony at Game City’s rooftop to honour their top-performing final year students.

NPF case could drag for five years

The defence attorney in the National Petroleum Fund (NPF) case, Kgosiestile Ngakaagae believes the matter is likely to drag on for the...

A civil conversation

The civil society is often criticised for being mute on issues that affect the public – silence largely attributed to their fear...

Resuscitating the economy’s heartbeat

Launched in November 2017, the Barclays Bank Enterprise and Supply and Development (ESD) Centre has assisted local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)...

Transfer Pricing Regulations finally introduced

Four months after its original stipulated date, Transfer Pricing Regulations were finally put into effect last Friday (12 July).

No pay rise today!

Early this year, government, together with the unions, implemented a 10 percent salary increase for grade A and B public servants, as...

BTC call for calm

Corporation confident of turning fortunes around Despite seeing its profits plummet by 25 percent, Botswana Telecommunication Corporation (BTC) remains...

Lack of foreign financing impeding local businesses

Access to financing from abroad is perceived to be a major challenge for local businesses. This emerged in Bank...

BITC’s foreign crusade

Sourced foreign investment worth P3.16 billion last year Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) has experienced challenges in attracting...

Breakthrough in tripple murder case

Another suspect arrested in Namibia Police have made another breakthrough in the murder of a family of three with...

Barclays shareholders approve name change

Barclays Bank Botswana shareholders have endorsed the bank’s proposed name change to Absa Bank Botswana Limited. They approved...

De Beers’ fading fortunes

Challenging times ahead for mining giants Although it started the year on a high, it appears tough times lie...

Over 200 learners drop from school in Ghanzi North

About 256 learners are said to have deserted school in 2017 in the Ghanzi North constituency.Answering a question from Ghanzi North Member...

De Beer’s fifth cycle sales down

Sales for De Beers fifth cycle are considerably lower than those recorded from the same cycle last year.

Ministry denies flouting tender procedures

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has found itself at a centre of fierce criticism, accused of flouting tendering procedures.

Wilderness delisting due next week

Wilderness Holdings have confirmed it will exit both the Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) and Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) on Wednesday 3...

New tax law imminent

Threshold on inheritance and donations tax to increase The long awaited Bill to amend the Capital Transfer Act and...

Breaking free

Steps to develop local capital markets underway Government is reviewing the Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy in order to remove...

De Beer’s fifth cycle sales down

Sales for De Beers fifth cycle are considerably lower than those recorded from the same cycle last year.