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Thursday 18 January 2018, 13:00 pm.
Tue 16 Jan 2018, 13:00 pm
Inflation rose to 3.2 percent in December, from 2.9 percent in November, driven by increases in the prices of transport, housing, alcoholic beverages and others.
Fri 12 Jan 2018, 18:00 pm
Telecommunication regulators are scrambling to implement a directive by regional ministers for the reduction of mobile roaming costs by 66%, BusinessWeek has learnt.
Fri 12 Jan 2018, 17:28 pm
The World Bank expects Botswana’s economy to grow by 4.7% this year, an upgrade from the bank’s previous forecast of 4.2% issued in June last year.
Fri 12 Jan 2018, 16:04 pm
Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI, picks a few items to keep a look out for this year
Wed 10 Jan 2018, 14:00 pm
Standard Chartered Bank Botswana this morning opened its second priority branch, in Phakalane’s Mowana Park, as it expands its offering of the exclusive banking platform.
Tue 09 Jan 2018, 16:10 pm
The recent decision by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development to shift the pula’s rate of crawl from upward to downward signals fiscal authorities’ desire to bo...
Mon 08 Jan 2018, 16:21 pm
Clients at First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) are seething in anger after what the bank terms 'suspicious transactions' wiped funds out of their accounts.
Fri 22 Dec 2017, 12:35 pm
An attempt to remove Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP), Carter Morupisi as chairperson of the Botswana Public officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) over potential confli...
Fri 22 Dec 2017, 12:30 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Despite little hope that nothing much would be salvaged from the BCL Mine at least for now, efforts to diversify the town’s economy are underway.
Fri 22 Dec 2017, 12:20 pm
The economy is seen growing by a healthy 4.7% this year up from an equally satisfactory 3.7% last year but the situation on the ground does not paint a picture of such a ...
Fri 22 Dec 2017, 12:06 pm
Botswana’s mining industry went through troubled times during 2017, especially with the closures of several mines in the preceding years.
Thu 21 Dec 2017, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) has terminated a P3.9 billion contract with Kgori Capital following the charging of the asset management company’s forme...
Thu 21 Dec 2017, 13:19 pm
The Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) was faced with nine lawsuits during the 2016/17 financial year involving tender adjudication decisions.
Wed 20 Dec 2017, 19:00 pm
The Competition Authority (CA) has been advised to monitor social media platforms to ensure that they do not fuel uncompetitive behaviour
Wed 20 Dec 2017, 16:50 pm
Two months after the Competition Authority (CA) approved a deal for New African Properties (NAP) to buy the Watershed Piazza mall in Mahalapye, the transaction is back be...
Wed 20 Dec 2017, 16:31 pm
Mining production in Botswana rose 23% year-on-year in September, primarily influenced by positive contributions from diamonds and gold, Statistics Botswana (SB) said thi...
Tue 19 Dec 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Fresh information from the liquidator of the mines under the BCL Group suggests that Tati Nickel Mining Company (TNMC) will not open in April next year as an...
Tue 19 Dec 2017, 15:59 pm
The value of public projects awarded by the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) in the financial year ended March 2017 financial year was P6 billion.
Tue 19 Dec 2017, 15:59 pm
Government is carrying out an investigation to ascertain what caused the delay in the completion of the Science and Technology Park with reports that the iconic building ...
Tue 19 Dec 2017, 15:57 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: The newly-registered regional chamber of commerce is continuing to receive positive response from the SPEDU region villages where it is mobilising the busi...
Fri 15 Dec 2017, 19:23 pm
The Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) is battling to recover P477 million in assets and cash from Capital Management Botswana (CMB) following the termination ...
Fri 15 Dec 2017, 15:38 pm
Statistics Botswana (SB) statistician general Annah Majelantle is optimistic that Botswana will succeed in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),...
Fri 15 Dec 2017, 15:26 pm
Olympia Capital Corporation resumes trading on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) this morning, after four years of suspension slapped after it repeatedly failed to publis...
Fri 15 Dec 2017, 15:23 pm
Tlou Energy targets to have its first power sales in 2019 from the Lesedi Coal Bed Methane (CBM) project that has enough resources to produce 100MW of power over a 30-yea...
Fri 15 Dec 2017, 15:16 pm
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the pula as a lending currency of the Bank and established a P5 billion Medium Term Note (MTN) Programme to issue pula de...
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