Bank of Botswana (BoB)’s Director of the Department of Research and Financial Stability Dr Tshokologo Kganetsano says the financial sector is a key element in the potential success of the current industrialization policy.
The delay in the renewal of mandates to local asset managers by Botswana’s largest pension fund, BPOPF has created anxiety into the capital market, research analysts at Motswedi Securities have said.
Total deposits held by banks might be growing but most of those deposits are kept in liquid accounts, meaning that not much is channelled towards savings.
The informal saying, “When South Africa sneezes, Botswana caches flu” might be true after all, atleast when it comes to the currencies of the two neighbours.
The President, Mokgweetsi Masisi last week gave his maiden speech at the regional body – Southern African Development Community (SADC) head of states summit that was held in Windhoek, Namibia.
BIDPA has called for entrepreneurial skills development programs to assist women to improve the performance of their businesses.
It is often said households in Botswana are saddled with debts while not having enough savings. But what fuels this growth? Well just a look at Bank of Botswana’s financial statistics gives sobering insights.
The Botswana Premier League is back and so is the excitement and the disappointment that comes with it.
The opening week saw a whooping 23 goals scored, with almost half of the goals coming from two matches, the entertaining 3 all draw between Extension Gunners and Mochudi Centre Chiefs as well as the lopsided 5 – 0 defeat of league newbies Prisons XI by Jwaneng Galaxy.
Given a chance to shine and qualify at the African Women Netball Championship qualifiers’ tournament which is also the World Cup qualifiers, Botswana women’s team’s hope of qualifying seems to have fallen apart.
Botswana Premier League (BPL) management’s new ticketing dispensation which sees teams source and sell tickets for their own home Premier league matches came into effect this past weekend.
The new ticketing dispensation was adopted after some premier league teams complained that the companies that were contracted to sell tickets failed to deliver.