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22 Apr 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

The Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) is undecided on which model to use to sell the mult-imillion Pula polished diamond named ‘The Okavango Blue’ discovered at the Debswana Diamond Company Orapa mine last year.

22 Apr 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

Botswana’s is only part of three countries in Africa that have been placed in the stable category in the Fund For Peace’s 2019 Fragile States Index, according to the report released last week.

22 Apr 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

The South African financial services behemoth, Liberty Holdings Limited, will be disposing of its asset management subsidiary in Botswana as part of the group’s wide exit of operations.

22 Apr 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects Botswana’s growth to surpass the average Sub Saharan pace, with the diamond rich country expected to grow also in 2020.

22 Apr 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

Upon his arrival from his Qatar visit last week, where he courted business to invest in Botswana, President Dr. Mokgweetsi Masisi has said his administration is ready to emerge from being grey listed in France.

22 Apr 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

The Minister for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Nonofo Molefi has revealed that the development of three clusters has already taken off to help with the much needed sophistication of businesses.

15 Apr 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

A prominent undertaker - Mike Nikolic is reportedly at the centre of police investigations in a case in which a local funeral parlour – FSG Limited has mysteriously lost over P18 million.

15 Apr 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

De Beers is recovering from the previous two rough diamond sales slump, igniting hopes that the diamond-mining giant is back to sparkling fortunes on the back of improvements in the midstream, as the company had hoped.

15 Apr 2019

BY CALISTUS BOSALETSWE

The ground-breaking of Norsad Finance’s new head office in Botswana has been hailed as move that demonstrate long commitment to investment in the country.

15 Apr 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

It’s yet another miss for a draft of the country’s mineral policy after Parliament went for recess on Friday with no sign of it finding its way into the order paper. The parliamentary order paper dictates the precedence of bills, motions and any other business of the house discussed during a given sitting.

15 Apr 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

While specialised researchers, Digital TV research projects that African “Over The Top” content revenues will reach US$1billion by 2024,  Parliament has this past week learnt that Government has no active platforms for expanding the viewership, distribution and revenue generation of locally produced creative content through the digital divide.

15 Apr 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

Baclays Bank Botswana economist - Naledi Madala has once gain expressed concern about the country’s high recurrent expenditure.

Despite the level of the recurrent expenditure, Madala says the government’s development spending has lagged on it’s a target which she said is a concern.

15 Apr 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

There are no plans for full time employment and training for the best performing freelance journalists, in Government`s Department of information Services under the Youth Freelancers programme, Parliament has learnt.

15 Apr 2019

BY CALISTUS BOSALETSWE  

Local hotelier - Cresta Marakanelo Limited has shown its appetite to have a stake at the country’s hot tourism spot – Okavango Delta.

This comes after the government mull over opening up opportunities for local companies to operate in area that is predominantly run by foreign companies.

15 Apr 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

15 Apr 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

The Botswana Tourism Organization (BTO) which was paralyzed without a board of directors for years seems to be coming alive. The government has since appointed a functional board of directors of the organization led by Boitumelo Sekwababe.

15 Apr 2019

The Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTC) experiences a surge in copper cable theft both underground and overhead.

The thieving has resulted in service disruptions and loss of millions of Pula to business.

15 Apr 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

It is possibly old news that our Members of Parliament have once again hiked their salaries against the will of some of their electorates. Yes some electorates are not happy that MPs from the ruling and opposition parties united to get themselves a hefty 15 percent wage hike.

12 Apr 2019

By Victor Baatweng   

The only listed security company on the local bourse - G4S Botswana Limited has failed to release its audited financial results within the Botswana Stock Exchange Limited’s listing regulation stipulated time.

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