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27 Nov 2018

BY RUTH KEDIKILWE

In a bid to attain its main role of developing indigenous entrepreneurs, the Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) this week announced the funding of a fishing project spearheaded by a freshly-out-of university entrepreneur - Samuel Ntshiiwa

27 Nov 2018

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

De Beers, the world leading diamond miner, has reported the lowest sale of the year for its latest sight, continuing a trend that began mid-year as developments in India led to depressed rough diamond sales.

27 Nov 2018

BY ARNOLD LETSHOLO

Botswana, just like the whole world has compiled its report for submission to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change when countries meet for the 24th conference (COP 24) in Katowice, Poland in a few weeks.

27 Nov 2018

BY CALISTUS BOSALETSWE

A long-standing land dispute between the government and residents of Khumaga in Boteti sub district seems to be far from being over.

27 Nov 2018

BY PORTIA NKANI

The Botswana Stock Exchange Chief Executive Officer, Thapelo Tsheole has appealed to the financial industry to innovate and list products in the stock exchange.

27 Nov 2018

A decision on whether to introduce the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) in the local market is yet to be taken, telecommunications regulator – the Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) has said. Mobile Number Portability will, among others, allow subscribers to change operators without losing their number.

23 Nov 2018

The Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) is reported to have granted permission to Sechaba Holdings to delist part of shares from the local bourse.

The BSEL permission relate to Sechaba’s Consideration Shares (22 398 016) whose settlements was to be reached on 16 November 2018.

23 Nov 2018

By Arnold Letsholo

Botswana is hopeful that it would benefit on the Green Climate Fund which will be established under the auspices of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to help developing countries tackle Climate Change.

23 Nov 2018

By Calistus Bosaletswe

Botswana’s recent decision to relax what was seen as stringent visa issuance to foreigners who intend to visit the country could attract more visitors to the wildlife rich but tiny nation, tourism minister Tshekedi Khama has said.

23 Nov 2018

By Bonnie Modiakgotla

It is a tough time to be in the healthcare insurance business in Botswana as some economic developments have forced people out of their medical aids, and the prevailing conditions has made it hard to recruit new members.

23 Nov 2018

By Bonnie Modiakgotla

The inflation rate is on the upswing, hitting its highest rate in four years, and the biggest monthly change since last year May. The increase in inflation rate is accelerated by the fuel price costs which were tweaked three times this year, with another upward adjustment expected in December.

23 Nov 2018

By Victor Baatweng

A formal employment survey carried by the national statistics agency – Statistics Botswana (SB) has once again painted a gloomy picture about Botswana when it comes to payment of its own people.

The survey shows that immigrants in Botswana, remains kings and queens as they continue to make more money than the locals.

23 Nov 2018

By Portia Nkani

The Minister responsible for citizen economic empowerment - Bogolo Kenewendo has emphasized on the need to develop collaborative ecosystems for both large multinational companies and local suppliers in an effort to facilitate industrial development and enterprise growth.

23 Nov 2018

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

Citizen Entrepreneurship Development Agency (CEDA) has financed 7,286 projects to the tune of P4.9 billion since inception.

23 Nov 2018

BY PORTIA NKANI

Bank lending is the most common source of external finance for many Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs)  and entrepreneurs, which are often  heavily reliant on traditional debt to fulfill their start- up, cash flow and investment needs.

23 Nov 2018

BY CALISTUS BOSALETSWE

Minister of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism ,Tshekedi  Khama has pronounced that attempts to sub-divide concession areas in most of the tourism hot spots areas to empower Batswana has hit a snag before it could even take off.

23 Nov 2018

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

A team has been assembled to kick start the negotiations for the next sales agreement between Botswana and De Beers, which is set to continue when the current agreement ends in 2020.

President Mokgweetsi Masisi said this as he officially opened the DeBeers annual diamond conference this week in Gaborone.   

23 Nov 2018

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

The inflation rate is on the upswing, hitting its highest rate in four years, and the biggest monthly change since last year May. The increase in inflation rate is accelerated by the fuel price costs which were tweaked three times this year, with another upward adjustment expected in December.

23 Nov 2018

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

The newly appointed Total Botswana, Managing Director, Diego Mtshali has supported the move by the government to increase fuel prices, adding that fuel prices were kept low and stagnant in Botswana for long while global fuel prices kept going up.

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