Thursday, July 9, 2020

Business

Heightened financial inclusion, literacy important for ingredients for economic development

The financial inclusion blueprint, a product of the Making Access Possible (MAP) Botswana research and programme was conducted at the instigation of...

Botswana Oil seeks Moagi to open fuel taps to meet demand

The Covid-19 pandemic with its associated restrictions on trade has forced Botswana Oil Limited (BOL) to look elsewhere for alternative fuel suppliers...

Now, more than ever we need to up our game on financial literacy

Wasteful and irregular expenditure in our country is rampant and has been well documented amongst our people. The trend of irregular expenditure...

BAMB has still to fill board vacancies

The Minister of Agriculture and Food Security Dr Edwin Dikoloti is runningBotswana Agricultural and Marketing Board (BAMB) without a full board including...

BotswanaPost brings virtual post box to your phone

The days of snail pace mail delivery service may be coming to an end thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Botswana gets three Independent Power Producers

Botswana is getting multiple players in the electricity generation sector after the regulator issued licences to three independent power producers, a move...

Stanbic Bank, GPH resumes operations after Covid-19 scare

Following the temporary closure of the Stanbic Bank Botswana Head Office and Fairgrounds Branch by the Ministry of Health and Wellness, the Bank has...

BBS warns of losses as it transitions

Leading local mortgage lender - Botswana Building Society Limited (BBSL), which is planning to morph into a commercial bank, has finally reported...

Investment in Africa projected to drop – UN report

A report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, (UNCTAD) forecasts a precipitous drop by up to 40 per cent...

Lights out, businesses on the verge of collapse

As economic engines begin to hum as businesses shift levers to adjust to trading environments under the scare of coronavirus, other sectors...