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25 Oct 2018

If she had to bet with her final Pulas, Botswana’s first Lady - Neo Masisi will do that on Batswana women entrepreneurs.

This came into light last week when the first lady officiated at the Lioness Business Breakfast Meeting, co-hosted by Stanbic Bank Botswana in the capital Gaborone.

21 Oct 2018

Choppies Limited suffered another blow this week when the Competition Authority (CA) accused the Botswana Stock Exchange quoted retailer – and its ‘competitor’ Payless Supermarket of price fixing and distortion of competition in the local retail sector.

21 Oct 2018

If Member of Parliament (MP) for Tati East, also chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bodies and State Enterprises - Samson Guma Moyo was the appointing officer at the Minerals Development Company Botswana (MDCB), its Chief Executive Officer Toby Frears would be on the street by now.

21 Oct 2018

It is not so long ago that most consumers hit a snag in their attempt to buy bottled water in shops – atleast in the capital Gaborone. The shortage of bottled water has been solely blamed on the recent ban of importation of such by the government, precisely the Ministry of Trade and Investment.

21 Oct 2018

The former Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration Eric Molale has been subpoenaed to appear before Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bodies and State Enterprises to explain state affairs at the Public Enterprises Evaluation and Privatization Agency (PEEPA).

21 Oct 2018

Goabaone Chwene, a young farmer from Francistown has once again returned to the streets embarking on a hunger strike to protest against Citizen Enterprise Development Agency (CEDA). He is accusing the financial institution of sabotaging him and frustrating his efforts of becoming a successful commercial farmer.

21 Oct 2018

hina is Africa's largest trading partner and has already spent tens of billions of dollars in investment and loans - with the promise of much more to come. The question that remains to be answered is whether Africa, Botswana included is getting into a debt trap with the east-Asian economic giant or not.

21 Oct 2018

Botswana Stock Exchange Limited’s effort to grow the domestic stock market continues to attract the attention of observers, helping to bump Botswana’s ranking in financial markets.

21 Oct 2018

Botswana has received its largest loan to date from China, aimed at financing the country’s infrastructure projects. The new details surrounding the loan comes almost two months later since President Mokgweetsi Masisi went on a state visit and also attended the 3rd summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).

21 Oct 2018

When Botswana as a country submitted its then Intended Determine Contributions (INDCs) in 2015, now National Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), it submitted that it would execute its implementation guided by three documents.

21 Oct 2018

The Chairperson of the Botswana Ostrich Farmers Association (BOFA), Thabo Mokwena has taken a giant step forward in exemplarily leading his association.

21 Oct 2018

Joel Ramaphoi – Director, Investor Attraction and Monitoring at the newly established Special Economic Zones (SEZA) Botswana speaks with so much confidence and passion when it comes to this new economic development vehicle in Botswana.

18 Oct 2018

When it comes to matters relating to issuance of tenders, the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) – both the old and the new seems to be on the same “WatsApp Group” with controversy.

18 Oct 2018

Digital media users who are also familiar with the social media language will certainly be aware of the famous or infamous notification - “So and so has removed you….” This is a notification that users of the social media application, WatsApp – owned by Facebook usually get when the administrator of any group they belong-to decide to terminate their membership for one reason or another.

18 Oct 2018

Botswana has moved a notch up the ABSA Africa Financial Markets Index, clinching the second spot just behind South Africa - the continent’s economic powerhouse.

18 Oct 2018

First National Bank Botswana, not only the largest commercial bank in the country, but also the leading mass retail bank, plans to reduce its exposure to retail clients, and instead put concerted efforts towards emerging opportunities in the resurgent business sector.

18 Oct 2018

The annual rate of inflation is expected to nudge higher during the month of October, largely caused by a hike in fuel prices during the past weekend.

18 Oct 2018

While the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) is excited about a new solar power project that the power utility is preparing to undertake, the same cannot be said about the chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bodies and Public Enterprise – Samson Moyo Guma.

18 Oct 2018

Pasdec Automotive Technologies, the Malaysian parent of an automotive components manufacturer based in Lobatse, Botswana has been successful with a contract from Nissan South Africa (Pty) Ltd to manufacture and supply electrical wiring harness sets.

15 Oct 2018

Elbow benders in Botswana were left with an egg on the face after a sad discovery that prices of alcohol, also known as “the holy waters” might not go down anytime soon.

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