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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...

Human-wildlife conflict rages on

The quest to fight human-wildlife conflict is far from over as communities continue to not only lose their lives, but property too,...

Mascom shares to go on sale

In what has been hailed as an exciting development by industry experts, the public will have an opportunity to buy shares in...

A foreign affair

'Attracting FDI top of agenda!' - Masisi President Mokgweetsi Masisi has reiterated government’s commitment to attracting Foreign Direct Investment...

HATAB shifts focus to employment creation

The annual Hospitality and Tourism Association of Botswana (HATAB) conference will this year focus on how the tourism industry can contribute to...

BURS host seventh Inter-Revenue games

Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS), is this Easter Holidays hosting its counterparts in the region for the Southern African Inter-Revenue Authority Games...

The number cruncher

A nose for numbers Inspired by his passion for economics, Moatlhodi Sebabole has risen through the ranks to become...

Digital transformation a ‘game changer’ for Africa – World Bank

The World Bank says digital transformation could increase growth by nearly two percentage points per year and reduce poverty by nearly one...

Proposed pay structure to cost P1.4 billion in wages per year

The proposed government pay structure would cost government over P1.4 billon a year in wages. A report by a...

Digitization and its impact on jobs in banking sector

Although local commercial bank’s top executive management does not want to be drawn into confirming the matter, there are fears of job...

HATAB sets focus on employment creation

The annual Hospitality and Tourism Association of Botswana (HATAB) conference will this year focus on how the tourism industry can contribute to...

Over P9 million stolen from BDF Trust Fund

The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Trust Fund has lost over P9 million through misappropriation, embezzlement and fraud, parliament has been told.

Makgato blames Air Botswana inefficiencies on lack of planning

Minister of Transport and Communications, Dorcas Makgato, has blamed lack of prior planning in the acquisition of new aircraft by Air Botswana,...