Monday, April 12, 2021

Business

Losses pile for Minergy as it seeks capital injection

Though it is in the process of raising capital to stay afloat, Botswana’s only operating private coal miner Minergy is expecting more losses, and...

Launch of the Agric Ministry’s Research and Development Institute delayed due to COVID 19

While recruitment of key staff is on-going and the Chief Executive is already in office, the official launch of a research company under the...

A year full of challenges for SADC

The 2020/21 financial year for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has been described as unique and challenging for everyone at individual and corporate...

FNBB profit falls as uncertainty reigns

Botswana’s biggest commercial lender, First National Bank, saw its interim profit dip by almost a quarter as Covid-19 continues to cause uncertainty that has...

Standard Chartered Bank unstoppable

Like the green colours it is associated with it, Standard Chartered Bank Botswana, continues to defy the headwinds that have dragged performance of most...

Honda Fit not “fit” enough to oust Toyota in Botswana?

The narrative that Botswana is a Toyota country continues to play itself out as the Japanese car-maker is still occupies the number one spot...

Letshego’s ‘LetsGo’ platform goes on trial

Local financer – Letshego Holdings Limited says it is accelerating its digital transformation through the launch of a new app-led ‘LetsGo’ digital platform in...

BSE’s black Monday

It was a black Monday at the Botswana Stock Exchange as companies continue to shed value, reflecting negative sentiments investors might be having as...

Pula depreciates against Rand

The local currency - Pula depreciated by 0.9 percent against its South African counterpart – the Rand over the one-month period to February 2021. Data...

Copper prices a boon for Botswana economy

The sustained surge in copper price has turned the focus to Botswana as explorers become bullish about the Kalahari Copper Belt, believed to be...