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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.

23 Nov 2018

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

Diminished future growth, zero appetite for capital and new rules - these are some of the reasons given by Furnmart on its decision to delist from the Botswana Stock Exchange after 20 years of listing.

23 Nov 2018

BY ARNOLD LETSHOLO

Ministry of Environment with the support of United Nations Development Program (UNDP); are implementing a small scale project to domesticate the Nagoya protocol which Botswana acceded to in February 2013.

23 Nov 2018

BY PORTIA NKANI

PPC Botswana is on a mission to finding alternative route to market by moving away from its traditional big customers to the small man in the street.

23 Nov 2018

BY PATIENCE RADISOENG

Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, returned to Botswana recently, in line with its mission to place the spotlight on entrepreneurs from emerging markets.

23 Nov 2018

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

The Minister of Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration Nonofo Molefhi this week admitted that Botswana is facing great difficulty in migrating from analogue to digital.

Molefhi admitted this at his meeting with Akinihiko Miyamoto, the director general of Global ICT Strategy Bureau of Japan.

09 Nov 2018

By Victor Baatweng

Trading of Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) listed Choppies Enterprises shares began this week suspended pending the publication of the company’s financial statements for the period that ended June 2018.

09 Nov 2018

By Bonnie Modiakgotla

The money sapping Youth Development Fund (YDF) is getting a reboot after dismal performance marked by high failure rates, poor record keeping and disastrous payment collections.

09 Nov 2018

By Portia Nkani

BotswanaPost is currently running a pilot project with Ethiopian and Namibian Airlines for inbound and outbound routes for transportation of mails. 

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