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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.

02 Sep 2018

August 31st marked Baum’s last day in office as EU’s ambassador to Botswana. Before coming to Botswana, Baum served in Malawi as an ambassador.

Asked about his highlights during his tenure by Sunday Standard, Baum indicated that one of the items that he remains unsatisfactory with is the Public Sector reforms, which he said it never did well.

02 Sep 2018

Forest Conservation Botswana (FCB), a non- profit making company mandated to manage the Tropical Forest Conservation Fund (TFCF) in Botswana, has applied for accreditation as Botswana’s National Implementing Entity (NIE), through which the funds from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) will be routed. 

02 Sep 2018

Zimbabwean rich and powerful Mphoko family has confirmed its intentions to disinvest from Choppies retail business in that country following a fall-out with Botswana shareholders amongst them Chief Executive Ramachandran Ottapathu.

02 Sep 2018

Much has been made of the depth of public disillusionment with current economic situation that the locals find themselves in.

02 Sep 2018

The Vice Chancellor of the Botswana International University for Science and Technology (BIUST), Professor Otlogetswe Totolo has identified inadequate funding as the main problem confronting the country’s second biggest state owned university.

02 Sep 2018

BBS limited is expected to start trading its shares at the Botswana Stock Exchange’s platform known as Serala in the coming weeks. Serala trading platform is a special BSE counter for unlisted equities such as BBS Limited. The former society – BBS aims to ultimately list its shares on BSE’s main board.

02 Sep 2018

Romantics believe money can’t buy love, but Botswana official statistics suggests it sure can help a marriage — at least to a point.

The perceived positive relationship between a stable family income and marital bliss is no secret. This may help explain why many married couples untie the knot whenever the country’s economy takes a knock.

02 Sep 2018

One of the biggest honours you can confer on a Motswana woman is to address her by prefixing Mma (mother) to the name of her first child.

02 Sep 2018

Sources close to Township Rollers say football politics may have played a role in the team’s failure to comply with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) broadcast requirements.

02 Sep 2018

High Court Judge Justice Godfrey Radijeng will this coming Thursday (September 6) deliver judgment on the long running feud between former Botswana Premier League (BPL) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bennett Mamelodi and the Botswana Football Association (BFA).

02 Sep 2018

Botswana Badminton Association (BBA) has vowed to do all it can to ensure they host successful Botswana Closed championships.

Despite being faced with lack of proper infrastructure and shortage of funds to host games and tournaments, the association is adamant that it will not be deterred in their plans to host Botswana Closed.

02 Sep 2018

The big story of the week has been the high number of cabinet ministers that lost primary elections last weekend.

Somehow a narrative seems to be gaining traction that with so many ministers having lost elections, the country is somehow in a crisis.

02 Sep 2018

The aftermath of Zimbabwe’s elections cost us seven citizens, “allegedly shot by soldiers”, when people were overwhelmed by suspicion and lost patience with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission whose behavior was condemned by none of Africa’s many democracy-loving governments.

02 Sep 2018

The last few years have seen a rapid growth in the number of Chinese tourists visiting the world.

A little over 100 million Chinese tourists are known to have travelled from the mainland last year alone.

02 Sep 2018

Money, strictly speaking is not a commodity, but a medium of exchange.  But under capitalism and neo-colonialism money has become not only a commodity but a basic human need!  The fundamental purpose of money being a medium of exchange does not diminish when money is commoditized.  My point is that when someone gives you money, you should know that he or she is not giving you a commodity but is

02 Sep 2018

There is no secret about what the number one item on General Ian Khama’s bucket list is: produce enough military-grade acid in order to completely degrade and dissolve the pedestal on which President Mokgweetsi Masisi now stands Amazon-like.

02 Sep 2018

The former President Lieutenant General Kgosikgolo Dr. Seretse Khama Ian Khama aka Khama IV has neither been oblivious of the public view that he was a dictator, nor the international perception about him as an authoritarian ruler. His immediate predecessor, Dr. Festus Mogae at the African Leadership Forum in Tanzania told the world that:

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