Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Business

Can SEZA do what SPEDU failed to?

The country’s transformation agenda involves tweaking the economy to wean it off from diamonds, and spring to life the sluggish economy through export-led growth. However,...

BHC Rental revenue down by 3%

State owned housing agency - Botswana housing Corporation (BHC) has recorded a 3 percent decline in its rental revenue, the corporation’s latest financial statements shows....

Debswana’s OLDM forges relationship with its external stake-holders

Last week, Debswana’s Orapa Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mines (OLDM) held a Stake-holder Engagement Forum in Orapa as part of the mines efforts to give its...

Another letter to Dr Thapelo Matsheka. “There is need to set targets & economic indicators”

In our last edition I took you back to 2019 and reminded you to consider personalizing the challenge of “toppling” income inequality in our country....

Business Botswana statement on the 2020/2021 budget speech

1. A private sector driven economy  Business Botswana supports the key tenet of Honourable Thapelo Matsheka’s 2020/21 budget speech which, when all...

2020 Budget: Botswana can’t spend her way out of slowdown

By the time you read this, the country’s new finance minister – Thapelo Matsheka would possibly be hours away from reading his maiden national budget...

Has the Govt failed to budget for the jobs?

Over the past decade every year the national budget asserted a clear and direct role in which government owned up to in creating jobs....

NBFIRA, Ramasedi finally part ways…

Third time is not the charm for outgoing Chief Executive Officer - Oaitse Ramasedi as the Non-Banking Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) Board, has opted...

Can the Choppies board dilute Ram’s power?

Ramachandran Ottapathu, the co-founder and overreaching chief executive officer of Choppies Enterprises, will no longer wield as much power in the retailer’s operations as before....

Diamond sales hint at recovery

The diamond mining behemoth De Beers is sitting tight as the first rough diamond sale cycle of the year offers glint of hope for...