Thursday, February 20, 2020

Business

Choppies told to clean its messy financials

Botswana’s retail giant, Choppies Enterprises, has been discovered to lack the governance and financial hygiene standards expected from a listed public company, the retailer’s new...

African countries urged to create jobs for young people

African economic growth was stable last year, and it is expected to pick up in the next two years. However, the African economies have...

Botswana farmers apprised of Fall Armyworm

Farmers in Botswana have been urged to remain alert to the presence of fall armyworm (FAW) during the current crop production season, and to regularly scout their crops...

Regional expansion keeps Sefalana going

One of the country’s major players in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector – Sefalana had no option but to pin its hope on foreign...

An open letter to Finance Minister – Thapelo Matsheka as you present your maiden budget

Dear Mr Finance Minister – Thapelo Matsheka. Welcome to the exciting world of public finance that you have just taken charge of in the last...

“Lazy” Bureaucrats continue to harm Botswana economy – Experts

Civil service may be havens for idlers, but such crop of labour force continue to do more harm than good to...

BMC objects Namibia’s proposed live-cattle imports from Botswana

The country’s sole beef exporter - Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) is objecting a proposal by Namibia to import live-cattle from here amid...

BPOPF likely to exit its investment in Bona Life

Following the appointment of Former Managing Director (MD) of Alexander Forbes Botswana, Paul Masie as the Statutory Manager, Bona Life Directors have...

De Beers registers slump in rough diamond sales

De Beers has seen a slump in rough diamonds sales on the back of low demand in the year 2019 following mild...

FNBB profits continues to soar

First National Bank Botswana (FNBB), the country’s largest commercial bank, has disclosed that its interim profit will be higher, providing another boost...