Monday, May 17, 2021

Business

Maun MP worried on delayed workers’ pay

Chanoga – A local area Member of Parliament for Mawana settlement which falls under the Maun East constituency – Goretetse Kekgonegile has expressed worries...

Botswana should speed up vaccine rollout to save economy – IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised the Botswana government that the country’s fortunes hinge on a successful vaccine rollout that will target a...

IMF projects a recovery for Botswana, warns of risks

The Botswana economy was already weakened before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, severely impacting the country’s buffers. While recovery looks to be underway, uncertainty is...

BBS Limited securities resume trading at BSE

The embattled commercial bank to be – BBS Limited ended the week on a positive note as the local bourse lifted the suspension of...

Consumer Prices continue to rise

Headline inflation increased significantly from 2.4 percent in February to 3.2 percent in March 2021, reverting to within the Bank’s medium-term objective range of...

Govt, FOA seek to strengthen value chains in Agric sub sectors

The Government alongside the Food and Agriculture Organization have developed two Technical Cooperation Projects aimed at creating the necessary synergy for driving the activities...

Climate change takes a toll on agricultural production

The Food, Agriculture & Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) in its 2017 policy brief on Climate-Smart Agriculture in Botswana acknowledges that the effects...

Cresta Group sets foot in scenic Cape Town

Cape Town - Home of Table Mountain and Robben Island now has one more four-star national wonder on their list, Cresta Grande Cape Town....

Botswana’s Street Vending Economy: A sign of Boom or Burst?

While reliable data on the socioeconomic impacts of the Covid 19 pandemic on the poor and vulnerable households in Botswana is scarce and fragmented,...

Botswana loses millions in uncollected Park Fees at Kgalagadi Transfrontier

Thousands of tourists – both locally and international who visited the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (KTP) between 2000 and 2021 did not pay required fees...