Thursday, July 9, 2020

Business

BoB predicts “sharp deterioration in economic growth”

Bank of Botswana (BoB) has cautioned that projections by both the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development and the International Monetary Fund...

BBS re-submits application for banking license

The Botswana Building Society (BBS) is laying the foundation to become a commercial bank by the second quarter of 2021 provided the...

BOTASH mine defers wage increase due to Covid-19 but employees are not happy

Tension is currently brewing at Botswana Ash (BOTASH) Mine in Sowa town as employees and management are at loggerheads over wages.

ODC diamond sales to sparkle online to ward off coronavirus

The Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) is not allowing the Covid-19 pandemic that has swept the globe with notable impact on diamond sales to blurry the sparkle...

When the boat stops cruising due to Covid-19

The tourism town of Maun and by extension the entire North West District has been hard hit by the COVID 19 aftermath,...

SOEs are a necessary national burden

For a country without a robust private sector like Botswana, it is compelling that government comes in to fill the void, hence...

The mystery over dead elephants in Botswana continues

The troubling mass death toll of elephants in Botswana is garnering international concern which is set to put pressure on the Botswana...

Botswana gets three Independent Power Producers

Botswana is getting multiple players in the electricity generation sector after the regulator issued licences to three independent power producers, a move...

Consumer Inflation slows in May

As food prices steadily rise, the reduction in fuel costs has helped slow down the spike in cost of living which was...

Pre-ticketing may be the way amid Covid-19

Governments across the world have abandoned the optimistic approach of waiting for a COVID 19 cure to be found.