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New technology disrupting insurance space

Liberty Life seminar discusses critical need for re-invention Innovations such as smart-phone applications that offer individual consumer risk development systems, online policy handling and automated...

Big city experience for D’Kar village children

D'KAR pupils visit DTCB Children from the small village of D’kar in the Gantsi district had an opportunity to experience the big city during their...

The operations inside the Orapa and Letlhakane Mines.

These machines work 24 hours with the occasional refueling and maintenance break. Workmen shifts take 10 minutes for handover and work continues in the...

Debswana inducts media on mine safety

The ongoing Orapa Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mines’ (OLDM), media tour in Orapa is expected to provide journalists with the much needed knowledge about safety...

“Financial inclusion critical”- Matambo

49% of adults worldwide have no bank account About 51% of adults worldwide, over the age of 25, have a bank account at a formal...

Fake news and cyber security symposium to be held

*Oscar Pistorius Prosecutor Gerrie Nel to present on digital evidence *The Voice newspaper publisher to speak on digital media challenges Hlanganani ICT Botswana also known...

Automation bug bites FNB

The machines are taking over Bank tight-lipped on number of retrenched employees The advent of automation in the international banking industry has brought about the...

FNB re-launches 10-year-old Islamic banking offering

First National Bank of Botswana is re-launching products and service offering to the local Muslim community. Held at the Travel Lodge Conference Centre in Gaborone...

BoB calls for credible reporting

Communication entails common understanding and usage of language -Gone are the days of policy decisions being shrouded in mystery Bank of Botswana (BoB) Governor, Moses...

‘Lesedi la rona’ finally sold

Botswana’s biggest diamond and second biggest in the world sold for US$53 million Recovered from Karowe mine in November 2015, the famous 1 109 carats...

Cooking up a storm

Passionate Makali wins Choppies National Cook-off competition Talented Unami Gracious Makali cooked her way to first prize, a P10 000 reward and bragging rights as...

Women lead diamond consumer market

Self-image creating new gifting motivations Self-purchase opportunities increase as women celebrate more milestones Diamonds are still proving to be a girl’s best friend after the...

Farmers decry witholding tax

It has been almost twenty months since the Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) began collecting the 4 percent Tax withheld by procurers of farm...

Man whipped for wounding friend over beer

A man who tried to knock some sense into his drinking buddy's head with a knob kerrie was last Tuesday whipped six times by...

Women lead diamond consumer market

The Diamond Insight Report 2017 has identified women’s increased economic participation and higher earnings as an indication of an emerging trend where females afford...

Khama is sick

KHAMA DIAGNOSED WITH LUNG INFECTION President Ian Khama has been incapacitated by a recent lung infection that he described as similar to pneumonia. The President revealed...

Save to invest, not spend

Motshelo groups advised on long term investment Groups can spend as much as P100 000 on festive groceries Local motshelo groups have been advised to invest...

Batswana lives not insured

BIHL realizes growth in funeral cover products Batswana are generally not inclined to invest in life insurance but opt mostly for funeral covers, a situation...

SPEDU ready for takeoff

Signs MOU with international aircraft maker *Over 3000 jobs to be created The Selebi Phikwe Diversification Unit Company (SPEDU) has clinched a deal with Brite...

Locals shine at GIMC

Revellers attend in drones Local jazz artists held their fort and defended their territory with spectacular performances at the Gaborone International Music and Culture Week...

BPOPF looks home for investment opportunities

Incubation programme to develop local talent *Two private equity managers to get outlay of P500 million each Botswana Public Officer’s Pension Fund (BPOPF) is looking...

Africa spends less than 1% GDP on research

BIH and BIUST MoU to strengthen research and innovation Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) Deputy-Vice Chancellor Otlogetswe Totolo says no African country...

UB unveils Korean corner

The Korean Corner, a center in the University of Botswana in Gaborone equipped with the latest state of the art technology, traditional Korean art...

I still believe in marriage

Gaona Dintwa on her health, failed marriage and looking to the future Despite having gone through a widely publicised divorce from ex-husband Thobo Tlhasana, pint...

Financial inclusion accelerates economic growth

Rural adult population most affected *Banking and Wealth Expo to bridge client-bank interaction *Children targeted for saving culture and careers in banking sector Financial inclusion...

Spare the donkeys

Donkey hides export to China leading to exploitation of the animals *Agriculture Ministry to regulate donkey industry *Only 10% should be slaughtered per annum While...

A CEO with a big heart

Botswana Medical Aid Society (Bomaid) Principal Officer, 47-year-old Moraki Mokgosana is not just looking to make money but rather spend his time and energy...

No need to panic

Pick n Pay reassures as 3 500 employees retrenched in SA 2017/18 Botswana Real GDP growth rates projections show improvement Following the recent retrenchment of...

Sand storm

River sand levels dangerously low - manufactured sand the solution? Levels of river sand – an essential commodity in infrastructure development and the building trade...

Malutu and Tsabana to nurture Sefalana

Milling division showing signs of growth Sefalana Group has completed its portion of the 2015/16 Government tender for Tsabana and Malutu in April 2016 although...

Businesses look outside Phikwe

Economy hit hard after BCL mine closure The mining town of Selebi-Phikwe has seen the upsurge in the migration of businesses to other towns and...

Growing businesses through research

Located in the old suburb of Gaborone, WhiteCity along the old Lobatse Road, I-Six Logistics PTY (LTD) is fast becoming one of the formidable...

No rush

Stanbic bank in no hurry to list Stanbic Bank Botswana has announced that it has no immediate plans to list on the Botswana Stock Exchange...

Economy not big enough to absorb graduates

HRDC Plan on the works, almost complete Botswana's economic state is said to be too small to absorb the hordes of graduates churned out by...

Diamond polishing still viable

Industry has potential to compete with large international diamond polishers With just a few years into the business of polishing and selling diamonds, an endeavour...

Enterprising lensman

Fresh from an eleven-day Multicultural Development Exchange Tour organised by the Queensland Government in Brisbane, Australia in the company of Mabutswapele Traditional Dance Group,...

From rags to riches

An advertising mogul’s tale It’s not every day that one gets to sit face to face with a multi-millionaire. The Voice Reporter Lame Modise had the...

Inaugural ice sessions set for July

The first Innovation Creativity and Entrepreneurship (ICE) Sessions, a collaboration between Nineteen Minutes Media (NMM) and Botho University Entrepreneurship Lab (E-Lab) with the support...

Tax collection getting hard for BURS

But don’t panic, BURS Collected 1.85% more after budget was lowered Decline resulted from poor performance of the mining sector Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS)...

Live within your means

Individuals overextend themselves in debt Individuals have been cautioned to live within their means and be wary of financial lending institutions as they exist only...