Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Business

Covid 19: Botswana’s undertaker’s pockets, hands full

The Covid 19 pandemic has affected countless businesses across the economy – most for the worse. Some, including the funeral parlour business are however...

Southern Africa primed for blue economy development: UNECA Report reveals

The blue economy concept entails the sustainable use of marine and aquatic resources for human well-being and economic development, while preserving the marine environment...

Can aquaponics help fill Botswana’s food basket?

Despite its mineral wealth especially diamonds, Botswana is failing to produce enough food to feed its people. This has often led to starvation...

Ironing Botswana: Explorers go for the hunt of Steel

More companies are joining the race to explore the belly of Botswana, sparking a renewed interest in iron mining in a country best known...

Cost of living in Botswana keeps on rising

Average price increases in Botswana reached their highest level in more than a decade, with the high costs of living largely driven by government...

Lucara’s week of good news

It has been a great week for diamond miner Lucara Corp which operates the gem churning Karowe mine in Botswana, raising millions from investors...

Greydot Africa: A fintech to watch in 2021 and beyond

For the first time in recent history, small businesses and start-ups in Africa are challenging the status quo in the financial sector, competing with...

Foreign Reserves added an extra billion in April 2021

The Botswana government fiscal position showed positive signs in April as foreign exchange reserves reflected growth, adding an extra billion pula to the government’s...

Debswana invests P3 billion at its Jwaneng, Letlhakane tailing plants

Debswana Diamond Company has invested substantial capital of over P3 billion on infrastructures and latest technology at Jwaneng and Letlhakane tailings plants both with...

The turn ‘off’ events: How Covid 19 keeps some hospitality companies in Botswana out of business

The Covid 19 pandemic has highlighted the need of the hour – a rethink of ‘events’ by companies which are trading in this sector. The...