Business

13 Jan 2019

By Kabelo Seitshiro & Patience Radisoeng

Despite trading on hostile economic conditions, Sechaba Brewery Holdings Limited has managed to emerge a top performer at the Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) with the highest daily trade per counter of P425.6 million on 15 November 2018.

13 Jan 2019

By Mosidi Mokaeya

Botswana is failing on one of the indicators put in place to assess public awareness and the extent to which the public is aware of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

13 Jan 2019

By Kabelo Seitshiro

The Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) is to send home about 120 employees countrywide as a result of an ongoing restructuring exercise the Sunday Standard Business has learnt.

Already the LEA Ramotswa branch was closed recently while both Mochudi and Francistown branches have been merged with their Incubators as part of the exercise.

13 Jan 2019

By Portia Nkani

You might hear a lot about rising and falling inflation and cost of living, but what do these terms really mean? And most importantly, how do they affect your daily life?

13 Jan 2019

By Bonnie Modiakgotla

Households in Botswana are under siege.

Saddled by rising unemployment, stagnated wages, widening income inequality, poor savings and an increasing exposure to debt, a good majority of urbanites – 80 percent - are finding it increasingly difficult to own homes and have resorted to renting.

13 Jan 2019

By Portia Nkani

Sluggish government spending continues to be the greatest challenge facing businesses, according to the latest Business Expectation Survey of September 2018.

13 Jan 2019

By Patience Radisoeng

The Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security on Thursday banned the importation of live cloven-hoofed animals and their products from South Africa (SA) with immediate effect until further notice following the detection of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in the northern district of the Limpopo Province.

13 Jan 2019

By Arnold Letsholo

Funeral Parlors Association of Botswana (FPAB), an association for local funeral parlours, may be going under as its members are divided.

The association has split into two splinter groups being ‘Barata Association’ and ‘Barata Madi’ Association.

13 Jan 2019

By Bonnie Modiakgotla

Botswana is expected to benefit from continued positive long-term outlook for the diamond market through 2030 despite production hiccups.

This anticipated growth will be fueled by demand on the backdrop of technological advances and anticipated growth in major economies.

13 Jan 2019

There is no end in sight to the woes bedeviling the ill-fated Bamangwato Concessions Limited (BCL) Group.

As he questions Polaris II strategy price tag, BCL liquidator Nigel Dixon-Warren says the mine disregarded proper accounting procedures.