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Mountbatten set to acquire local safari camp

Mountbatten Limited Group, the one-time largest shareholder of Wilderness Safaris, is close to acquiring a local outfit, Xigera Safari Camp in the Okavango Delta. Voice...

Nata/ Gweta declared FMD free

Local farmers and the Government are breathing a sigh of relief from the economically crippling Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) that rendered infected produce...

‘BMC too important to die’ – Masisi

P300 million upgrade scheduled for December Despite being plagued by crippling losses, the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) has been deemed too important to die. The bold...

The people’s doctor

Chevening Scholarship awardee aspires to change healthcare provision Having completed her Bachelor of Medicine from the University of the West Indies, St Augustine Trinidad and...

BOSWA energy BSE listing in the works

Boswa Energy Botswana have revealed their intention to list on the local exchange, Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) by the end of the year. The local...

BSE now a private company

Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has gone private and will operate as a company with shareholding. Now to operate under the Companies and Intellectual Property Authority...

Africa on the rise

Africa is expected to contribute at least 110 million jobs to the global workforce by 2035. Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF),...

BOB becoming more transparent

The Bank of Botswana (BoB) is becoming more transparent, according to the Central Bank’s Head of Communications, Andrew Sesinyi. Speaking at a recent dinner hosted...

Strong market conditions boost diamond production- De beers

The groups diamond production up by 8% to 17.5 million carats The De Beers Group of Companies, has revealed that the conglomerate’s rough diamond production...

BPC goes green

Over 10, 300 Batswana are set to benefit from a massive off-grid solar project, which will target Ghanzi, Ngamiland, Kgalagadi and the Southern District. Botswana...

Mining her own business

With her inception of the inaugural Trade Up North Mining and Construction Expo slated for the 24th to the 26th July, 2018 at Adansonia...

AP lose potential councilor

Political newcomers, Alliance for Progressives (AP) have lost a council seat contender for the Lobatse Woodhall Ward in one, Tefo Seetso. The aspiring politician revealed...

Stanbic bank donate to local school

Therisanyo Primary School in Naledi North in Gaborone’s Extension 13, popularly known as Old Naledi, last week received a donation of supplies worth over...

Letshego’s Ghana subsidiary flourishing

Afb Ghana, a Letshego Holdings Limited subsidiary, has increased its bond issue by two-thirds - an approximated P648 million - according to a report...

Francistown to host NBC

President Masisi to lead panel discussion Held after every two years, this season’s National Business Conference (NBC) is slated for the 9th to the 11th...

Stanbic bank scoops best bank 2018 award

Global Finance magazine names Stanbic, Best Bank in Botswana Stanbic Bank Botswana has recently been awarded the Best Bank in Botswana Award 2018 by Global...

Bokomo unveils P20 million mill upgrade

Expects 5 percent increase in production Bokomo Botswana expects a 5 percent increase in production after the recent installation of P20 million worth of milling...

GT Auto Clinic’s Boss lady

Tebogo Botlhoko- Revving it to go where most women don't dare to tread With only a month and a half since opening its doors to...

A new sparkle for an old giant

De Beers introduce synthetic diamonds at affordable prices Mining giants De Beers Group have announced the launch of a new company, Lightbox Jewelry as they...

Pastor and wife on trial for rape

PASTOR ACCUSED OF RAPING GIRL, 11 WIFE CHARGED FOR CONCEALING 'CRIME' "I’m going to teach you things done by adults!" These were the chilling words reportedly...

BOB projects better domestic economic performance

Botswana’s economic growth rate for 2017, was lower than the global average Bank of Botswana (BoB) has projected a better domestic economic performance in 2018...

Suspect crashed to death in attempted robbery

Gaborone West Police are investigating the death of a suspected robber which occurred in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. The yet to be identified...

Financial literacy organisation launched

“Financial literacy is not just for investors”- BOFILI Chair - Employers providing financial education repaid up to three times the cost Botswana Organisation of Financial...

FNBB builds P2.8 million facilities at Camphill

Dining hall and hostel named after community trust founders -“The facilities will benefit many generations to come”- Sekgororoane First National Bank of Botswana (FNBB) Foundation...

Barclays unveils retrenchment insurance cover

Underwritten by Botswana Insurance Company Barclays Bank of Botswana (BBB) has unveiled a retrenchment insurance offering to be embedded on their lending products. The latest development...

VP calls for govt- private partnership for job creation

The Vice President, Slumber Tsogwane has implored the private sector to contribute more towards economic growth. Quoting from President Masisi’s 1st April 2018 inauguration speech...

‘World bank rankings affecting FDI’ – Kenewendo

Country ranks 153rd globally for ‘Starting a Business’ # 31st in Africa Botswana ranks 153rd globally in the 2018 World Bank's ‘Starting a Business’ rankings,...

Local Forex trader to launch

Over 150 Batswana trained to trade independently Local Foreign Exchange Trader and Tiger Forex Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Tsieng Tsieng is set to launch the...

World bank bemoans ‘global learning crisis’

87, 000 Botswana graduates unemployed The World Development Report 2018 has uncovered alarming facts on the global education system and warns of an education crisis. The...

Crowd funding gaining global momentum

Described as a tool in fuelling economic growth, job creation Whereas it was once regarded unpopular, crowdfunding* has established itself as an instrument in economic...

Strategic HR conference slated for May 23rd.

Thought leaders to discuss change, challenges and opportunities The Progressive Institute, a local company that prides itself in unearthing critical business insights and lively debates...

BIUST stem festival held

Innovation for economic diversification hailed The Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) last week held its fourth installment of the Science Technology Engineering...

Africa’s economic growth sluggish- world bank

Economic growth in Africa rebounds, but not fast enough -Sub-Saharan Africa projected to reach 3.1 percent in 2018 and to average 3.6 percent for...

Shell ‘Win A Salary’ winners celebrate

Vivo Energy Botswana rewards and celebrates customer loyalty Five winners of the Vivo Energy Botswana 'Shell Win a Salary Competition' have been advised to keep...

Vintage car rental goes big

Appoints 2018 Commonwealth Games Gold medalist, Isaac Makwala as brand ambassador Car rental is a big business in Botswana and when safety issues come up...

Rural areas get new network sites

Development by Orange Botswana expected to create business opportunities and employment - Network fosters improved access to information Following the recent launch of network sites...

Business Botswana to host 4th women’s power high tea

The fifth instalment of Business Botswana’s (BB) Women’s Power High Tea Seminar will take place on Saturday the 12th of May. The prestigious event will...

Icing her way to the top

Heavenly Cakes BW founder and master baker, 36-year-old Malebogo von Rudloff is living proof that it is possible to have one’s cake and eat...

Investors wary of Africa

Political and legislative landscape unappealing Despite the much needed Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Africa, investors are still wary of doing business on the continent...

Mining industry urged to dig deeper

Time to look beyond diamonds The local Mining industry has been advised to delve deeper into the possibilities of mining minerals other than diamonds in...