Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Investment

Beneficiaries use poverty eradication package to buy water

By Reuben Pitse  Water crisis that has hit the country in recent months is forcing some Batswana in the Kgalagadi District to use goats from...

BURS meets tax revenue collection targets

An increase in income tax has aided the Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) to grow its revenue collection despite a significant drop in other...

Stanchart profits plunge amid sluggish economy

The sluggish economy and tough trading conditions are beginning to weigh heavily on the banking sector as revealed by one of the oldest commercials...

Three large diamonds recovered at Karowe Mine

Lucara Diamond Corporation has this past week recovered a number of exceptional diamonds at its Karowe Mine in Botswana.  The company said the resource is...

Botswana faces another budget deficit

Botswana is likely to crawl back to a deficit budget in the next financial year due to a rise in government's total expenditure and...

Mabeo commends BOFINET for optic fibre project completion

WERDA: The Minister of Transport and Communications Tshenolo Mabeo has applauded the Botswana Fibre Networks for the successful completion of works on the optic...

BAMB to import maize from Zambia

Botswana Agriculture Marketing Board is in negotiations with Zambian companies to import atleast 10,000 metric tons of maize following poor harvests in the country....

Interest of the nation should take precedence when drafting policies

One thing that the Botswana government cannot be accused of is a lack of financial commitment to crop Agricultural boosting schemes. On the other...

Blue suspends P600m recapitalisation programme

Blue Financial Services, the pan African micro lender is said to have suspended its fundraising drive it announced in May saying the move would...

Has the Competition Authority ignored the foul play in the fowl industry?

In 2014, a research programme on competition dynamics and regional trade flows conducted under the African Competition Forum (ACF) and targeted at the poultry...