Saturday, June 19, 2021

Economy

Masisi led economy faces crunch time on budget

Just under six months into office, the government of President Mokgweetsi Masisi has been greeted by a less-than-sanguine picture of underlying economic conditions. The...

Botswana’s financial services sector still small, lags behind peer countries

Bank of Botswana (BoB)'s Director of the Department of Research and Financial Stability Dr Tshokologo Kganetsano says the financial sector is a key element...

Botswana opens back door to international financial criminals

Botswana has opened a back door for shady companies and wealthy foreigners trying to get away with money laundering, tax avoidance and evasion in...

Business Botswana wants Matambo to make statement on Petroleum Fund Levy

The private sector mouth piece, Business Botswana, has called on the minister responsible for Finance and Economic Development Kenneth Matambo to issue a public...

Matambo unable to provide job losses figures

The Finance and Economic Development Minister, Kenneth Matambo, has said that he is unable to provide details of recent job losses that have been...

Kgathi stands firm in “huge” military spending

Minister of Defence, Justice and Security Shaw Kgathi stood his ground over his bold military at the on-going Ntlo Ya Dikgosi session on Monday,...

Another head rolls in Tshekedi’s ministry

Former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism Elias Magosi has delivered on his promises that he would quit...

Lights flicker out for BPC as BCL ghost rears

For now at least, the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) is not revealing anything but Sunday Standard learns from good sources that for as long...

BREXIT: No immediate implications for Botswana Beef export

The Botswana Meat Commission (BMC), the sole exporter of the local beef to the European Union (EU) region has said that it does not...

Govt relaxes beef movement restrictions for local consumption

The Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) on Friday announced that the slaughter of livestock for local consumption on social occasions such as weddings and...