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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...

Three become one

Electronic gadget suppliers; IT4Africa, Goldtech, and Healthwest become Distron Botswana -Distron Zambia opened in efforts to reach Southern African market Three local companies, IT4Africa (Pty)...

BIHL finishes 2017 on a strong note

Insurance company declares P256 million in profits Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL) Group has finished the year off on a strong note, driving up premium...

First Botswana angel investment bank on the cards

Local businessman, Mooketsi Tekere of Ngwana Enterprises operating in Francistown in collaboration with other entrepreneurs and the World Bank, intends to form the first...

Letshego posts impressive results

Profit before tax was P1, 003 million, a 6% increase from 2016 - Total revenues exceeded P2.5 billion; a 15% increase -Group reports positive...

Barclays Bank Economic Outlook Forum held

IMF estimates 2017 global output at 3.7 percent, revises forecast for 2018 to 3.9 percent Many economic global trends analysts have predicted a stronger economic...

KIA opened after 12 month delay

The Minister of Transport and Communications, Kitso Mokaila has admitted that delivering projects within budget and on time continues to be a challenge for...

Hotwire PRC scoops top PMR Africa award

Recognized as most innovative company in 2017 -Team thrilled at winning coveted prize The only way is up for Hotwire Public Relations Company (PRC), which...

‘Diamond Prices Rise’- Rapaport

Demand for rough diamonds increase in the first sales cycle of 2018 Diamond retailers have reported a better-than-expected holiday season translating to increased diamond sales,...

The tanker

Fuelling Botswana one tanker at a time Three years ago, Rebaone Emmanuel Seema traded the high life of expensive suits and jet-setting across 16 countries...

Bots- Zim exports decline

Zimbabwe, Botswana's constant supplier of timber, sugar, and cement Long trading partners, Botswana and Zimbabwe have realized a decline in trade amounting to P275 million...

“A better Zimbabwe is good for Botswana”- BoB

President Mnangagwa opens doors to local businesses Bank of Botswana (BoB) says it anticipates the inevitable turn-around of the Zimbabwean economic climate to positively impact...

BR receive 8 locomotives

Deal facilitated by Sefalana Mechanized Farming (PTY) Limited (MFL) Botswana Railway (BR) expect to add eight locomotives to its fleet, procured by the Sefalana Group...

Ministry of Land Management gets lion’s share of development budget

77% of the budget goes to water projects Out of a total of P19.31 billion proposed for the Development Budget, 17 percent (P3.29 billion) being...

Moonlight Casino cries foul over dashed relocation hopes

CoA dismisses casino plans to move to CBD Botswana’s longest operating casino; Moonlite Casino’s hopes to relocate from the congested Bus rank terminal have been...

70 Graduate from Livingstone Kolobeng college

Livingstone Kolobeng College (LKC) last week churned out a cohort of graduates from the school’s International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), General Certificate...

Bank digital services vulnerable to cyber-attacks

Deputy Governor calls for secure and resilient systems While offering convenience and easier access, digital and electronic services are vulnerable to cyber-attacks, fraud and failure...

Meat distributor aims for international market

Local meat distributor, Lebopo Bulayani of the SAMKET Group believes there is great potential for local meat producers. In her observation as the Group’s Marketing...

Gabane youth business expo held

Scores of youths thronged the second installment of the Gabane Youth Business Pitso last weekend to share insights into the challenges and triumphs of...

Revenue up but GP down for Sefalana

Group invests R250 million in South African Consortium Sefalana Group recorded a 13 percent spike in revenue upwards of P2 billion and a two percent...

Breaking new ground

Meet the boss- ba Isago President talks achievements and future plans BA ISAGO has come a long way since it started life as a University College...

GCC cracks down on bus rank vendors

Over 170 vendors evicted for P8million debt The future of Gaborone Bus-rank food market vendors remains in limbo following the issuance of letters of eviction...

Gaborone City Council evicts market vendors from stalls

Disgruntled food market vendors at the Gaborone bus rank have voiced their displeasure at their impending eviction from rented stalls by the Gaborone City...