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17 Sep 2018

At the age of 30, Nyarai Gondo will go into history as one of the earliest entrant into the mobile pharmacy businesses. At the moment, in Botswana, most delivery services are offered by eateries, building materials stores as well as parcel delivery companies while only a few, if not just one company in the medication sub-sector is into home delivery.

17 Sep 2018

It is quite unfortunate that President Mokgweetsi Masisi unlike any other president before him has had to thwart off political enemies and fight battles from within his Botswana Democratic Party from the very moment he ascended to the throne. This may have given credibility to a possible speculation doing the rounds that his ascendance to the presidency may have been conditional.

17 Sep 2018

The board of directors at Barclays Bank Botswana is said to have extended the work contract of the bank’s managing director - Reinette van der Merwe.

The board Chairman Oduetse Motshidisi on Friday confirmed the extension of the contract, but remained cagey on the time frame and other details.

10 Sep 2018

The war between Tati Company Limited and Francistown City Council is raging on as the councillors are demanding that the Botswana government should buy the land from the company as one of the available options. 

The controversial British Company, Tati which owns huge chunks of land in Francistown city and the North East District is registered as a real estate entity.

10 Sep 2018

South Africa and other emerging markets like Turkey and Argentina are facing powerful crosswinds driven by rising oil prices, higher yields in the United States, dollar appreciation, trade tensions, and geopolitical conflict.

10 Sep 2018

It is quite unfortunate that President Mokgweetsi Masisi unlike any other president before him has had to thwart off political enemies and fight battles from within his Botswana Democratic Party from the very moment he ascended to the throne. This may have given credibility to a possible speculation doing the rounds that his ascendance to the presidency may have been conditional.

10 Sep 2018

The economic environment for private equity investments in Africa is much rosier than a few years ago when the global economy was in a downturn. The improved conditions bode well for infrastructure development on the continent and this may reflect Africa’s status as the world’s fastest urbanising continent.

10 Sep 2018

The Insurance industry has been urged by the regulator Non Bank Financial Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) to comply with existing regulations to avoid closing-shop as well as building trust within its clientele.

The Insurance industry convened this week for its annual conference under the theme ‘Insurance: towards a diversified economy’ in the capital Gaborone.

10 Sep 2018

The future of business and nature are said to be intertwined and as such there is need to raise awareness of the importance of natural capital, Alexandra Russell, the Vice President- Strategy, Policy and Sustainability at SASOL has said.

10 Sep 2018

First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) says it anticipates growth in targeted financing for some sectors of the economy such as agriculture, manufacturing and tourism, which will be supported by credit guarantees from development finance institutions.

10 Sep 2018

KASANE: The Chobe district, known for its Fauna and Flora is expected to be home to atleast six Forest reserves for eco-tourism in the near future.

This new revelation was made by junior Minister at Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Machana Shamukuni.

10 Sep 2018

Who still remembers the story of the Botswana Tourism Organisation and its former Chief Executive – Thabo Brian Dithebe?

Dithebe is that Motswana man who was technically pushed out of the job he seemed to love so much after his clash with tourism minister Tshekedi Khama.

10 Sep 2018

It is expected that going forward trade and investment between Botswana and China will increase exponentially. The two countries responded in kind with each having led respective business delegation to the other’s country in order to identify trade and investment opportunities.

10 Sep 2018

Following the successful listing of its shares at the Botswana Stock Exchange’s unlisted entities board – Serala, BBS limited has said that it now readying to acquire a new banking license from the banks regulator and full commercialise its operations.

02 Sep 2018

The protracted battle between the biggest pension fund in the country and its former fund manager finally came to an end this month.

02 Sep 2018

The billionaire Tollman family this week dropped from Wilderness Holdings Limited board of directors, ending a relationship that started over a decade ago.

02 Sep 2018

Sechaba Brewery Holdings Limited, through its sole associate Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL), has reported lower earnings for the first half of the year on the back of the alcohol levy and deferred tax. The lower earnings are expected to continue following the restructuring of shareholding in KBL.

02 Sep 2018

Pic2Go, the leading digital social networking platform in the world, has arrived in the local shores through a locally incorporated company – Pic2Go (PTY) Ltd.

The international company enters the Botswana market with its innovative proposal to share customer experiences with brands on social networks.

02 Sep 2018

The Motor Vehicle Accident Fund, one the country’s biggest institutional investors, is expanding its property footprint, eyeing one of money-spinning shopping malls.

02 Sep 2018

The Botswana Stock Exchange quoted Coal Company, Minergy Limited has finally been granted a mining license for its Masama project.

The coal mining and trading company was this week issued with a license by the Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security.

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