Friday, September 24, 2021

Business

Amid pandemic, Botswana seeks new aviation, tourism partners

While some Covid 19 travel restrictions imposed in 2020 have eased, in Botswana, international travel seems far from recovery. Part of the problem, pundits...

Consumer Prices to continue rising atleast until mid-2022

The raging inflation rate is only expected to subside in the first half of 2022 as consumers continue to feel the effects of government...

Chances look slim for graduates to get a job at Gov’t enclave

Two months, maybe three or four. That’s how long graduates in Botswana used to wait before they get a job at the government enclave....

Africa ready for trade, investment and beneficial partnerships

Despite the continent’s promise, though, obstacles to success linger, as job creation still has not caught up  with the growing youth labour force, gaps in...

Covid 19 pushes Aviation sector to the brink

That the Covid 19 pandemic has created turbulence for the global economy is old news. What keeps flying by as a reminder of this...

Like Matsheka, Peggy comes begging for changes to the budget

The ministry of Finance and Economic Development was this week back in parliament seeking another alteration to the national budget through a supplementary request...

Bank Rate maintained amid surging inflation

The Bank of Botswana (BoB) stuck to its accommodative monetary policy as consumer prices continue to rise, with the central bank reasoning that economic...

Letsholo schools Parliament on budget prioritisation, accountability

Over the last few years, the country’s national accounts have come into sharp focus as Batswana become more aware about the country’s financial position....

Botswana’s tourism sector seeks to boost business through direct UK/US flights

The Hospitality and Tourism Association of Botswana (HATAB) has engaged a series of foreign aviation operators to introduce direct flights from Europe to the...

Another ‘Authority’ coming your way…

It’s a rare occasion to have more than a year without the government setting up an ‘authority’. Year after another, the government enclave unveils...