Friday, July 30, 2021

Business

Orange Money goes solo

One of the mobile money solutions provider - Orange Money celebrated its decade long of existence this week with an announcement of a plan...

Rising interest rates for Gov’t bonds worrying

Botswana’s ministry of Finance and Economic Development finds itself in a tough spot, steadily finding ways to assist a government that must meet its...

Slow Covid 19 vaccinations spell trouble for Lodges/Hotels in Maun

By the end of December 2020 news headline had it that global vaccine roll out could boost the travel industry and spell the end...

The forgotten story of a giant that is BOTASH Mine

What is today known as the Makgadikgadi salt pans where BOTASH mine is ingrained was a lake that existed millions of years ago. Scientists...

Sefalana keeps soaring

The diversified retail giant Sefalana Group has upped its profit again in the pandemic defying performance. On Monday, the company said profit before tax for...

AFDB lends NDB a strategic hand

The National Development Bank (NDB) has engaged the African Development Bank (AfDB) to assist in the development of the strategy to improve its performance...

Bank deposits at record levels

Total deposits held at commercial banks have grown to their highest level, with growth mainly coming from households, maintaining a cautious stand amid the...

BoB increases profit, but Gov’t takes more

The central bank last year was able to generate high profits amid volatile markets, enabling it to provide some support to the Botswana government...

Digital Botswana: Local EdTech Start-UP launches e-ithute

The phrase school is 90 percent learning and 10 percent teaching, has been taken too literal by tuition center, Wordcrackers who have introduced an...

Tomato Production thrives in Ngamiland

Farmers in Ngamiland have taken advantage of the ever increasing demand from the tourism industry to launch a thriving tomato production industry.  This emerged during...