Thursday, April 15, 2021

Business

Bona Life rises from the ashes again…

Nine Lives may refer to the common myth that cats have nine lives but three is surely the perfect number to describe the number of lives that a local insurer...

BPC fails to get its way but power prices will still rise

Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) has given Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) permission to raise electricity tariffs, in the latest move to bring electricity costs...

The Mining sector’s path to recovery

Parliament has been told that in the shadow of a COVID 19 sponsored global pandemic and a tumultuous economy, there are clear signs pointing towards...

Public sector reforms: Where are the results, improved productivity?

Since the 1980s, the NPM has been entrenched in theory and practice across the world. The NPM offers important lessons and analyses for public management throughout...

Talks fail between Cresta and Phakalane

Cresta Marakanelo planned acquisition of Phakalane Golf Estate and Convention Centre has fallen through, in a new development that will puzzle many who were...

Absa Bank sees Red

Seen as the top challenger for Botswana’s biggest bank, ABSA Bank Botswana, is seeing red, with the bank warning shareholders that profit will fall...

Four years later, Choppies becomes profitable again

Botswana’s biggest retailer Choppies has reported its first profit in more than four years, as the company seeks to turn a new leaf following...

BPC resumes remedial work on Morupule B’s Unit 4

The national power utility company – Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) has said that it has resumed remedial works on one of the units (4)...

Consumer Inflation on an upward trajectory

Data from the national statistics agency – Statistics Botswana is showing that Consumer prices once again rose in the second month of the year.  The...

Choppies narrows losses

The comeback for Choppies is proving to be much harder, as the retailer continues to shoulder mistakes of the past, revealing this week that...