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18 Jul 2018

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIPOIA - While the southern African region has been hailed as the most “open to trade” in the continent, it has once again been identified as the most unequal region in Africa.

12 Jul 2018

Formal sector employment showed sluggish growth in the last quarter of 2017, while average earnings also got a slight increase.

12 Jul 2018

Air Botswana has announced signing a Special Protate Agreement (SPA) with Mozambique’s national airline, Lam Linhas areas de Mocambique, LAM.

12 Jul 2018

Households are slowing down on credit and channeling funds towards deposits, while upbeat businesses are willing to increase their exposure to credit in efforts to expand. This trend has been observed over the past four months of the year, financial data from Bank of Botswana reveals.

12 Jul 2018

The Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA) has not been transferred to the office of the President as previously reported in the local media, Permanent Secretary (PS) to the President Carter Morupisi has said.   

12 Jul 2018

The Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) has approved licenses for two companies to operate in the competitive insurance industry.

12 Jul 2018

While he admits that joblessness continues to cause headache to his administration, President Mokgweetsi Masisi has said that there is no need to set targets when it comes to jobs creation.

Masisi was addressing his second press conference in the capital Gaborone on Monday late-afternoon.

12 Jul 2018

When speaking at the recently held seventh China-Africa Think tank forum a Professor from the University of Botswana, Maitseo Bolaane, assigned Botswana the responsibility to shape its own position of how it wants to engage China.

08 Jul 2018

The Botswana government is implementing measures to safeguard special funds that have of recent became a source of concern, with the executive arm of the government conceding that they are troubled by the mismanagement of these funds.

08 Jul 2018

When speaking at the recently held seventh China-Africa Think tank forum a Professor from the University of Botswana, Maitseo Bolaane, assigned Botswana the responsibility to shape its own position of how it wants to engage China.

08 Jul 2018

Fresh information confirming imminent job losses at National Development Bank (NDB) has surfaced.

The bank, through its Director of Branding, Marketing and Communications, Harry Marks has also not denied that a sizeable number of employees at the troubled bank will lose their jobs.

08 Jul 2018

FRANCISTOWN - Councillors in the city of Francistown this week called for the Minister of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services, Kefentse Mzwinila to be summoned to the city council so that he can explain Tati Company’s land rights and resolve the issue of land allocations in the second city.  

08 Jul 2018

“Water, water everywhere but none to drink” - this is a phrase that could better describe the water supply situation in the tourism town of Maun at the moment.

08 Jul 2018

The Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) has approved licenses for two companies to operate in the competitive insurance industry.

08 Jul 2018

Latest data from Statistics Botswana shows that domestic electricity generation has declined in the first quarter of the year, continuing the downward trend that existed in the last quarter of 2017.

08 Jul 2018

Business sentiment about access to finance has generally improved, although there is a bias towards borrowing from South Africa than Botswana, a survey carried by the central bank has shown.

08 Jul 2018

A failure to publish financial statements within a required period by companies trading their shares at Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) will results in heavy fines, new listing rules shows.

08 Jul 2018

As seen elsewhere in this edition, and other stories that we been carrying over the past several months about Bona Life, the life insurance company is in need of help of some sort.

On Thursday the troubled company temporarily shut down its doors following an impasse between its shareholders. As we speak about 20 of its former workers are at home.

08 Jul 2018

This past Thursday Bona Life – the indigenous life insurance company temporarily shut its doors owing to an impasse between its shareholders.

The battle for the soul of Bona Life has been going on for several months now following irreconcilable differences amongst the company shareholders.

08 Jul 2018

Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) executive committee last weekend outfoxed and outsmarted would be coup plotters to prolong their stay in office.

Ahead of last weekend’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), a group of disgruntled BoBA affiliates had hinted they were planning to depose their executive committee.

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