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29 Jul 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

The month of June 2020 has been set at the new deadline for the handover of the Kazungula Bridge project.

The project, which is expected to link Botswana to Zambia, was initially slated to be completed by March 2019 but the contractor failed to reach the target date due to lack of payments from the Zambia government.

29 Jul 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

The ministry of Finance and Economic development has amended the Transfer Duty Act to exempt citizens from paying transfer duty for properties or land valued at P1 million or less, as parliament passed the Transfer Duty amendment Bill.

29 Jul 2019

BY PATIENCE RADISOENG

Batswana are leading the customer base at the De Beers Group’s Forevermark store located at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (SSKIA) in Gaborone, the company has said.

De Beers’s executive vice president of diamond trading, Paul Rowley recently revealed that the Forevermark store at SSKIA is progressing well.

29 Jul 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

Sedireng Serumola is a possibly the right man in Botswana to share how it feels like to have the lightening strike twice but for a very good reason.

This week, Serumola was named the new managing director of Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTCB) replacing the ousted Tabake Kobedi.

29 Jul 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

De Beers Mining Company’s revenue continues to slide as challenging trade conditions in the rough diamonds space persist.

29 Jul 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

This past week we were privileged to travel to the capital city of Nairobi, Kenya courtesy of the Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) which led a group of business people from Botswana for a trade forum with their counterparts in that eastern nation.

29 Jul 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

NAIROBI, KENYA – Whilst a Bilateral Air service Agreement (BASA) signed recently by Botswana and Kenya gives national airlines of the respective countries equal chance to introduce direct flights between the two Africans, Air Botswana’s counterpart – Kenyan Airways code named – KQ seems to be the luckiest amongst the two.

29 Jul 2019

Fitch Solutions, the industry-leading provider of credit, debt market, and macro intelligence solutions, and primary distributor of credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings, has forecasted that Bank of Botswana (BoB) will cut its benchmark interest rate by end of this year to stimulate economic growth.

29 Jul 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) Disciplinary Committee chairperson, Martin Dingake, is refusing to preside over a case against Tebogo Sebego.

Dingake informed the BFA legal advisor, Tebatso Hule, of his stance.

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