Thursday, January 21, 2021

Business

Uranium mine exits the BSE

Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) is set to lose another company after shareholders voted to delist the uranium explorer, bringing down the number of companies...

BHC rental hike: Can it turn the renting vs. owning cycle?

In 2012 the Botswana Government through the Ministry Of Lands And Housing announced the establishment of Single Housing Authority (SIHA), which will be responsible...

Banks profitability slumps

Restricted movements that reduced traffic to branches, record low interest rate, missed loan payments and reduced charges, contributed to banks lagging behind in profitability...

Experts bet on consumption patterns to steer banking sector recovery

Global research is almost certain that the banking sector on average was found by the COVID 19 pandemic much stronger than they were after...

Cresta Hotels goes Green….

With the global village now striving to become more environmentally friendly, consumers are starting to see many businesses going green, especially hotels. In Botswana,...

COVID 19 fears leads to high bank deposits but…

Retail banking proved resilient amid the Covid-19 turbulence, with households maintaining deposits at their highest level while also consuming more credit, latest data from...

Botswana’s Trade deficit narrows on improved diamonds sales

Positive sentiments in the diamond industry have helped propel Botswana’s exports, lowering the country’s monthly deficit to a nine-month low. Statistics Botswana’s monthly trade data...

Botswana Creatives want to rewrite the jobs, wealth script

The emergence of Covid-19 at the beginning of 2020 could not have come at a worse time for the creative economy. The sector – both...

Francistown Council intends to reignite failed CBD project

After failing to attract developers to transform the old Francistown Golf Course into a Central Business District (CBD), Francistown City Council (FCC) has announced...

National cattle population falls below one million

Comparative figures released by Statistics Botswana (SB) this past week shows that the number of cattle in the country is down from 1.1 million...