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11 Feb 2019

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

Member of Parliament (MP) for Boteti East Setlhomo Lelatisitswe has accused Debswana Diamond Company of failing hospitality companies in the sub-District by providing ‘free’ accommodation to companies doing business with the mining giant.

11 Feb 2019

The Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) has funded a total of 761 projects to the tune of P368 million since April 2018 to date.

CEDA Chief Executive Officer Thabo Thamane said the funding was across various sectors including, agribusiness, manufacturing, property development, and services -  creating a total of 1 934 jobs.

11 Feb 2019

By Victor Baatweng

The story of the Botswana Tourism Organisation and its former Chief Executive – Thabo Brian Dithebe is now old. There is a new one and it relate to another former CEO – Myra Sekgororoane.

11 Feb 2019

Botswana is at a risk of missing out on the benefits of the fourth industrial revolution, otherwise described as the advent of “cyber-physical systems” involving entirely new capabilities for people and machines, the Member of Parliament for Gaborone Bonnington North – Duma Boko has said.

11 Feb 2019

BY PATIENCE RADISOENG

Africa’s GDP growth is projected to reach four per cent in 2019 and 4.1 per cent in 2020, according to the African Development Bank (AfDB).

According to the annual economic outlook report, recovery in commodity prices will drive domestic demand and infrastructure investment across the continent even in 2019.

03 Feb 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

Just under P900 a month - this is what general workers are alleged to be earning at retail giant Choppies Enterprises, a company whose dual listing at the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) and Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is still on suspension.   

03 Feb 2019

BY MOSIDI MOKAEYA

If you're passionate about any subject and you have decent writing skills, blogging definitely could be an alternative career path for you.

This is according to South Africa based Social Media expert and influencer - Ashleigh Burton who was in the capital Gaborone recently.

03 Feb 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

There is a “new” word making a buzz in town – “toppling”. It was made popular by the ex-chief spy Isaac Kgosi during his arrest at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport a few weeks ago.

03 Feb 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

The cost of an ongoing rollout of a network providing connectivity between Botswana’s cities, towns and major villages and linking them to the international connectivity is estimated to have reached P300 million.

03 Feb 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

In his maiden Sate of the Nation Address (SONA) late last year, the President Mokgweetsi Masisi made it clear that transformative adjustments in government developmental planning will be effected during the midterm review of the National Development Plan 11 (NDP 11).

03 Feb 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

The Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) says Botswana’s capital markets sector continue to experience serious delays when doing transactions internationally.

This is so because Botswana has been grey-listed for non-compliance to local laws and international best practices on Anti Money Laundering (AML).

03 Feb 2019

By Bonnie Modiakgotla

De Beers, the world’s biggest diamond producer by value, has recorded its lowest sales for the first sight of the year since it began publicizing its sales data in 2016, as demand for smaller and lower quality diamonds wanes.

03 Feb 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

The Business Botswana (BB), the mouthpiece of the business community have strongly called on the government to remove the amendment to increase the rate of transfer duty on the sale and transfer of property to non-citizens on the Transfer Duty Bill.

03 Feb 2019

BY VICTOR BAATWENG

03 Feb 2019

BY PATIENCE RADISOENG

When it comes to maintaining key and strategic roads, the Botswana government is a let –down.

This is according to the Botswana Tourism Board Chairperson - Laurence Khupe who cited the poor condition of Nata-Maun road, also known as A3 is bad for the economic activity in the area.

03 Feb 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

During the past 10 years of the authority’s existence, NBFI has grown noticeably by assets valued at P123 billion in 2017. The growth accounted for 68 percent of the national Gross Domestic Product with 57 percent of total assets in the local financial system.

03 Feb 2019

The Government will make a move to investigate allegations of racial discrimination and favouritism of the super rich Americans visiting tourism sites in particular the Northern Botswana ones infested with breathtaking wildlife adventure.

The tourism sector after diamonds provides the much needed revenue for the country and the welfare of its citizens.

03 Feb 2019

BY CEDRIC SWANKA

Globally, more and more companies are being founded by women. The same is true for Botswana as more and more women are beginning to develop a keen interest in owning and running a business.

29 Jan 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

Following their decision to part ways with 56 employees at the end of last year, the National Development Bank (NDB) is now a leaner, effective and efficient financial institution that is confident it will turn over a new leaf and be profitable in the next two years.

29 Jan 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) routine camera monitored inspections of the Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) water pipeline have revealed the pipeline is showing signs of failure necessitating a complete shutdown of the North South Carrier water pipeline for replacement.

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