Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Business

Mobile Subscriptions soar as number portability fails to take off

If you ask any investor who is versed in Botswana’s economic landscape in which sector they would have invested in the last...

Masa changes to Protea Hotel

Just as the wider country was getting to know of Masa Square Hotel, which this week found itself thrust in the spotlight...

New broom at SEZA

The Minister of Trade, Industry and Investment, Peggy Serame has confirmed the appointment of the Special Economic Zones Authority (SEZA) Chief Executive...

The mix that is of oil war and market volatility

COVID-19 is now pandemic and central banks and governments around the world have responded with stimulus programmes whilst some continue to explore...

Debswana battle ready to combat COVID-19

As one of the stringent measures to avert the spread of COVID 19, the mining giant Debswana Diamond Company says its decisions...

Coronavirus dims Afinitas prospects

The country’s top international venture capitalist, Afinitas, last year reduced its losses following strong performance in the group’s subsidiaries. The strong growth...

A COVID-19 free Botswana will be a big gain to our tourism sector

At the time of writing this commentary Botswana was still corona FREE. That is to say, we had no registered positive cases...

Here is the chronicle of Choppies’s troubles with auditors

Botswana’s top budget grocer, Choppies, has for the first time chronicled its strained relationship with local audit firms, which led to not...

Choppies chops Ram’s salary but…

Choppies’ maverick chief executive officer (CEO) Ramachandran Ottapathu is getting a huge pay cut, seen as part of the deal to stay...

Diamond beneficiation still viable

Botswana, home to some of the world’s most known diamond mines, remains one of the key players in the diamond industry, but...