Barclays Bank of Botswana is committed to introducing new solutions and platforms to add value to its consumers. With the launch of Dynamic Currency Conversion (DCC), foreign travelers will be able to pay for goods and services at Merchant outlets in Botswana with their Visa or MasterCard in their home currency.
Botswana’s has recorded another trade surplus during the second quarter as demand for diamonds remains strong. This information is contained in the latest International Merchandise Trade Statistics for May released by Statistics Botswana.
The embrace of personalized goods in attire is taking a variety of forms. This is an experiment in the idea of mass customization, in which clothes are made for an individual’s preferences or sizes.
It is a departure from the model of selling standardized, mass-produced goods that has dominated retailing for more than a century.
With growing competition and diminishing voice revenues, Botswana’s telecom firms could increasingly turn to the data market segment to stay competitive and profitable. The trend has been set globally and seems to be slowly but surely catching up with the local telecoms industry.
This week as reported in one of the stories carried in this edition marks a turning point in the history of the Botswana Stock Exchange or BSE.
The local bourse joined other global markets by transforming from a mutual exchange to a company fully incorporated under and in terms of the companies Act.
Since September 2017, it has always been clear what the two big elephants in the room are tussling over. The court papers show that at the centre of controversy is Section 90 of the BOCRA Act which requires all licensed service providers to submit their intended tariffs to the regulator for approval.
President Mokgweetsi Masisi has revealed that government is working around the clock to fix the challenges that Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) is facing for the benefit of the local farmers.
Botswana Football Association (BFA) has been castigated for not creating an independent Arbitration Tribunal to deal with internal disputes that cannot be determined by the association’s already existing judicial structures.
The Botswana mountain bike competition landscape is billed for a major shakedown as local cyclists await the premiere of what is expected to be the country’s biggest mountain bike challenge.
Dubbed ‘The Gaborone Quest,’ the two day mountain bike challenge, which is sponsored to the tune of P500 000 is expected to commence this coming weekend.
Botswana’s position on athletes that have sustained injuries during competition or training remains a grey area and the negligence cannot go unnoticed.
This was revealed by the Managing Director of MOSO clinics Dr Lesedinyana Odiseng during the Botswana Sports Science and Medicine Symposium that was held at the University of Botswana this past Friday.