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Beware festive fraudsters

Conmen looking to ruin Christmas With the festive season in full swing, it appears the feeling of goodwill is lacking in some. The public are advised...

Bank rate remains low

No adjustments expected anytime soon Though Bank of Botswana (BoB) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) maintains the low bank rate environment is sustainable and beneficial, experts...

BVI celebrates 40 years of animal disease control

Botswana Vaccine Institute (BVI) has been hailed for evolving from a national and regional facility to an international center of excellence in control of...

Tlou Energy completes drilling at Lesedi CBM project

A developer of gas-to-power projects using Coal Bed Methane (CBM) – Tlou Energy has announced that it has successfully completed drilling of both vertical...

Diamond production expected to rise

A research paper from Absa Group expects diamond production at both the Jwaneng and Orapa mines to continue to rise. This comes in the midst...

Taking stock with Tsheole

An instinct for economics With a natural flair for numbers, 43-year-old Thapelo Tsheole is perfectly suited to lead the Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) –...

No buyer yet for BCL stake in Maibwe Joint Venture

BCL Group, currently going through a marathon liquidation process, is set to sell its stake in Maibwe Project – a joint venture between Botswana...

The medicine man

This week, Voice Money caught up with Botswana Medicines Regulatory Authority (BOMRA) CEO Dr Stephen Ghanie to get a better understanding of the authority...

Be grateful it’s not worse!

Following Gaborone Central Member of Parliament (MP), Dr. Phenyo Butale’s recently rejected motion requesting government ‘cushion’ consumers against the constant hiking of fuel prices,...

Black Friday madness

Hundreds of determined shoppers have taken to the main shopping centres in Gaborone to take advantage of the Black Friday promotional sale prices offered...

DISS paid back P114 million of the funds it took from...

Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DISS) has paid back P114 million it took from the National Petroleum Fund (NPF). Minister of Mineral Resources, Green...

Enterprising Limko students urged to believe in themselves

A group of Limkokwing University students through their company – Optimum 16, have successfully held the corporate gala dinner dubbed the Corporate Night Out. The...

Brilliant Bots second best

Country's financial market envy of Africa, bettered only by SA Botswana’s financial market is reportedly one of the best in the continent, although experts have...

BancABC listing to enhance the banking industry

The date for BancABC listing on Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) has been set for December 10 when its shares will officially start trading...

Taking a different lane

Swapping Trial Balances for the Salon Me and My Business Having worked as a trained accountant for four years, Lesego Leburu decided to quit her...

A sparkling new future

Botswana and De Beers to renew their vows Discussions between the Government and De Beers Group are in progress as the long-standing partners look to...

Govt. has no plans to regulate tertiary fees

Government has no plans to regulate private tertiary education fees despite the high cost of the tuition fees, parliament has been told. The government though...

Parliament rejects motion on frequent fuel price hikes

Parliament today (Friday) rejected a motion to consider options for cushioning fuel price hikes and their frequency. Gaborone Central Member of Parliament, Dr. Phenyo Butale...

Christmas blues for consumers as fuel costs rise twice in a...

With just a couple of weeks before the festive season gets in full swing, consumers have been left horrified following the increase in fuel...

Botswana Life’s new office creates 72 jobs in Palapye

Taking advantage of the sprouting developments in Palapye, Botswana Life has opened a new branch in the area. The office was opened this week Monday...

New listing rules force Furnmart to delist

Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) new listing rules have forced Furmart to delist its shares from the stock market. As a result, the company will...

Botswana to sign Continental Free Trade Agreement

Botswana will finally sign the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA) next year January at the African Union (AU) Assembly of Heads of State...

Choppies’ BSE suspension unlikely to be permanent

Despite having its shares currently suspended from trading on Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE), it is unlikely that Choppies will ultimately get the chop from...

BSE flying high

More companies set to list More companies are set to list on the Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSE) as the local bourse appears on course...

SADC pushes for more intra-regional trade

The low levels of intra-Southern African Development Community (SADC) trade are largely said to be due to the lack of diversification of exports, which...

Export development yields over P2billion

President Mokgweetsi Masisi says export development and promotion efforts have yielded a total of P2.3.36 billion in export revenue during the 2017/2018 financial year. This...

Plans to privatize Air Botswana still underway

Plans to privatize the national airline, Air Botswana are still much alive, Transport and Communications Minister, Kitso Mokaila, has revealed. When delivering a keynote address...

BHC CEO sets the record straight

Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) Chief Executive Officer, Reginald Motswaiso has defended his organisation’s decision to backtrack on an earlier commitment regarding the Tsholofelo Housing...

Crops, livestock, and vehicles to be used as bank loans collateral

Government is in the process of drafting legislation that will establish a Collateral Registry in Botswana. President Mokgweetsi Masisi announced yesterday when he delivered his...

Masisi gives his first SONA this afternoon

President Mokgweetsi Masisi will this afternoon stand before parliament to give his maiden State of the Nation Address (SONA). It is expected that the citizens...

Standard Chartered introduce loyalty programme

Standard Chartered Bank Botswana has introduced a loyalty programme in a bid to reward its customers for their daily spends on both credit and...

The time keeper

Inspired by his love of fine watches, Tirafalo Otlhogile has come up with a luxurious timepieces that oozes class and boasts an exciting local...

Diamond symposium to promote urban tourism

The upcoming diamond symposium week will seek to promote urban tourism as part of the country’s on-going efforts to diversify the economy. De Beers Group...

Property market remains weak

The growing emergence of new properties around Gaborone, especially in terms of office space, has left tenants with a wide range of options. However, the...

BancABC to list on Botswana Stock Exchange

Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) has on Thursday morning approved the listing of BancABC. This was announced this week by the BSEL Chief Executive Officer,...

Production at Debswana mines declines

Fresh figures show that production at Debswana declined in the third quarter of 2018, mainly due to the planned processing of lower grade material...

African countries struggling to create opportunities for citizens

Despite the continent recording nearly 40 percent in GDP growth in the last ten years, this has not translated in the creation of economic...

There is bankruptcy of ideas- Innovation expert

Leading innovation expert, Pravin Rajpal, has blamed lack of innovation and creativity on the academic system which he says is just focused on teaching...

Breathing life into a ‘cannibalised’ sector

Special Economic Zones Authority (SEZA) aims to create opportunities for the Small, Micro and Medium Enterprises (SMMEs) by bringing value-adding investors to the country. SEZA,...

Beware the Chinese

African countries have been cautioned to have a clear strategy when dealing with China, with experts warning the Sino-Africa relationship has become ‘complex’ in...