Friday, December 3, 2021

Business

One after another, Batswana heed the Agri-preneurship call

When economically empowered, citizens of a given nation reinvest in their communities — leading to greater self-reliance, prosperity, and food security. Atleast this is...

Unik Construction bags over P1 billion worth of Govt jobs

Chinese company, Unik Construction Engineering (Pty) Ltd has emerged as the biggest beneficiaries of state-funded contracts as it has been awarded tenders for projects...

Debswana Citizen Empowerment Policy: Workers union casts doubt

Botswana Mine Workers Union has expressed reservations on the anticipated creation of 20 000 jobs by Debswana mining company through the citizen economic empowerment...

United Nations calls on Botswana to tackle gross inequalities

Compared to her peers in Africa, Botswana spends more than most as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) providing basic education to young...

Here is what local firms think about the domestic economy

Businesses operating in Botswana are optimistic about economic activities though they expect prices to rise in the medium term, according to Bank of Botswana’s...

Stagnant Africa FDI inflows hit hard by Covid-19 pandemic

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report 2021states that the decline in Africa, higher than the decline in the...

In search of unavailable statistics

The broader socio-economic impact of the Covid 19 pandemic in Botswana may be hidden by a lack of up-to-date data, a leading economic think...

When history easily translates into ‘nothing’

Dr Gladys Mokhawa – Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of International Affairs called it a “beautiful summer day” in Botswana. The United Nations Day,...

BBSL granted a provisional commercial banking licence

Commercial banker to be - BBS Limited has announced that the central bank has issued it with a provisional commercial banking licence. The issuance, according...

Business optimism on domestic economy improves

Businesses operating in Botswana are optimistic about economic activities though they expect prices to rise in the medium term, according to Bank of Botswana’s...