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Fintech the future

Financial sector embraces technology The era of financial technology (Fintech) is well and truly alive, with many countries either...

Govt. urged to borrow from local capital markets

Government has been encouraged to borrow from the local capitals markets through issuance of bonds in order to finance its financial obligations.

Slim pickings for seed co.

Company blames drought for tumbling performance Less than a year after becoming a public company, listing on the Botswana...

Reaping rates

Gaborone City Council sees big improvement in rates collection Gaborone City Council (GCC) has confirmed a vast improvement in...

Driving SME growth

There is widespread research to indicate that most start-ups fold within five years of inception. Indeed, though considered...

Taxing times

Corporates incorrectly applying new tax laws Corporates, primarily Variable Rate Loan Stock Companies and property developers, are wrongly applying...

GC Mayor decries harassment of opposition leaders

Gaborone City Mayor, Kagiso Thutlwe, says the build-up to the 2019 general elections is characterized by harassment of opposition leaders by the...

Khama is petty – Keebine

Business Botswana President slams Khama, urges Masisi to focus The business community has slammed the former President Ian Khama,...

New transfer pricing regulations delayed

Transfer pricing regulations which were to be published in March this year are expected to be out end of this month.

SPEDU’s struggles

Parastatal faces challenges in attracting investment Almost three years on from the BCL Mine’s closure, SPEDU’s efforts to attract...

BMC increase farmers’ pay

Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) have announced it will pay farmers an extra P3 per kg for every animal they sell.

UDC youth ready to work with BPF to unseat BDP

The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) youth say they are open to working with the newly formed Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) to...

Meat Regulatory Authority to be set up

Government is in the process of setting up a regulatory authority which will oversee the sale of meat. According...

It’s time to trap mice

Big Bucks beckon in untapped industry An industry with the potential to earn Botswana millions lies largely untapped.

Completion of Platjan Bridge set for end of August

Completion date for the Platjan Bridge has been extended by three months, and is now expected to be complete by end of...

Choppies dismisses Ram’s remarks

Choppies has denied allegations made against it by its suspended CEO, Ramachandran Ottapathu that his suspension is due to boardroom brawls.

Govt. appoints consultants in BMC privatisation

Major steps have been made towards the privatization of the financially struggling Botswana Meat Commission (BMC). The first major...

The ups and downs of economics

Credit extension growth to businesses up as households’ declines Growth in commercial bank credit extension rose from 5.6 percent...

KBL’s unordered double

Local brewer decries double taxation Local brewer, Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL) has expressed concern at having to pay ‘tax...

Time to moo-ve on

Farmers want BMC privatised Local farmers have pleaded with the Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security to privatise...

New dawn

Barclays to complete transition next year Barclays Bank Botswana will complete its brand and name change to Absa by...

Transfer Duty amendment will reduce property yields

It is expected that the amendment of the Transfer Duty Act will have rippling effects on property investors. Kwabena...

BoB distances itself from special funds

Bank of Botswana has distanced itself from the mismanagement that occurs at the government special funds. Appearing before the...

Inflation drops slightly in April

Fresh figures from Statistics Botswana (SB) indicate a slight decrease in inflation for the month of April. The central...

A gateway for corruption

Business Botswana concerned about public servants running businesses Business Botswana (BB) has expressed renewed concern at government’s persistence to...

Manning FNBB’s retail space

With over 20 years experience in the banking industry, FNBB Director-Retail, Boitumelo Mogopa’s passion for the industry remains solid.

The industrial revolution

BoB outline financing strategies for industrialisation The central bank has identified a number of financing strategies, which it believes...

Good riddance

 FARMERS ACCUSE RALOTSIA OF CRIPPLING BEEF INDUSTRY Local farmers have welcomed President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s decision...

Workers drag Dada to court for alleged P500 000 debt

BDP Business moghul accused of withholding overtime payment About 31 employees, mostly drivers of Coldline Botswana, a company that...

Into the wilderness

Shareholders 'okay' tourist giant's de-listing Shareholders of Wilderness Holdings have approved the proposed termination of the company shares listed...

Lucara shines bright

Company rake in close to half a billion pula in revenue Lucara Diamond Corp have recorded close to half...

Local firms less optimistic about business this year

Contrary to what they said a few months back, local businesses are now said to be less hopeful about business prospects this...

Air Botswana under fire

Air Botswana insists it has enough pilots to service its routes despite coming under heavy criticism for its growing unreliability.

Zim yet to settle its cattle debt to Botswana

Zimbabwe is yet to pay Botswana the balance of a debt that dates from as far back as 2012 for the sale...

Rot exposed at Department of Housing

An audit inspection carried on accounting records kept by the Department of Housing on pool houses allocated to government by Botswana Housing...

MPs accused of defaulting on utilities

Members of Parliament are said to be behind in paying of their contributions for utilities at parliamentary flats, it has been revealed.

Mixed economic developments in the first quarter of the year

The first three months of the year have been characterised by mixed fortunes, but predominantly skewed towards positive developments.

Property market continues to crumble

In keeping with the trend for much of 2018, the property market is reported to have closed the year even weaker.

Expensive eating

Food prices expected to rise significantly Prices of food commodities in the Southern Africa region, including Botswana, are expected...

From the dust to the delta

Could tourism replace mining as the economy's mainstay? Ever since the early days of Independence, the local economy has...