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Tuesday 21 February 2017, 15:12 pm.
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
Botswana has a long way to go in terms of improving its anti-money laundering policy, says Rose Seretse, director of the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCE...
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 14:37 pm
Following its acquisition by the Canadian- based Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited last year, Zurich Insurance has now rebranded to Bryte Insurance.
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 14:33 pm
A youth company, Online Magazine intends to host Botswana investors’ summit in April this year aimed at giving youth entrepreneurs an opportunity to be under the same roo...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
Over 250 workers will have their contracts terminated at Ghaghoo Mine after Gem Diamonds yesterday decided to put the mine under care and maintenance due to depressed dia...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:10 am
GetBucks Botswana’s effort to raise up to P200 million through a medium-term note (MTN) programme seems to have not aroused confidence from investors in the market. This ...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:07 am
The Citizen Economic Empowerment (CEE) policy that was introduced in 2012 will undergo scrutiny from the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) to evaluate i...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:07 am
South African retail giant, Edcon has honoured its agreement with the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry to capacitate Batswana textile manufacturers with a view ...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:05 am
Government through the Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security is facilitating for the private sector to build a $4 billion (P42 billion) Coal...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:04 am
I was in a workshop with a client recently when one of my colleagues suggested something to the participants that it took them a moment to comprehend. Your employer, he t...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:02 am
We live in a digital era where life is fast-paced and is dependent on convenience and value for money. Hard earned money at that. There has been an evolution of innovati...
Thu 16 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
Standard Chartered Bank Botswana CEO, Moatlhodi Lekaukau has denied that his surprise exit from the bank is due to pressure for his resignation following allegations of ‘...
Thu 16 Feb 2017, 16:04 pm
The annual inflation rate in January 2017 quickened to 3.1%, an increase of 0.1 of a percentage point on the December 2016 rate of 3.0%.
Wed 15 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
The government will increase potable water tariffs by an average of 20% in April this year whilst a 12% power tariffs jump has been proposed, Mmegi Business has learnt.
Wed 15 Feb 2017, 16:30 pm
The minister for Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism, Tshekedi Khama has implored the tourism industry to consider establishing a Fund that will contr...
Wed 15 Feb 2017, 16:28 pm
Liberty Life Botswana has entered into a strategic partnership with Orange Botswana that will see the insurance company’s policyholders paying their premiums through the ...
Wed 15 Feb 2017, 13:20 pm
The Board of Standard Chartered Bank Botswana Limited would like to announce the resignation of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Moatlhodi Kefentse Lekaukau from the Co...
Tue 14 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
Government has launched a fresh attempt to sell the struggling national carrier, Air Botswana as the airline continues to be dogged by financial losses and poor service ...
Tue 14 Feb 2017, 15:54 pm
The Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) said it had seven of its awarded tenders challenged in court during the 2015/16 financial year.
Tue 14 Feb 2017, 15:50 pm
Local businesses have been encouraged to list on the stock market as another avenue of boosting their capital base.
Tue 14 Feb 2017, 15:48 pm
Botswana Fibre Network (BoFiNet) has partnered with a private Internet Service Provider (ISP), CENE Media to offer free bonus Internet in all 30 hotspots locations acros...
Fri 10 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
Parliamentarians plan to lobby Finance and Economic Development minister, Kenneth Matambo to defer any adjustment of taxes, levies, licence and permits fees, until after ...
Fri 10 Feb 2017, 12:14 pm
While the Finance minister Kenneth Matambo is optimistic that the domestic economy’s growth rate will almost double this year to 4.2%, a section of market analysts have t...
Fri 10 Feb 2017, 12:11 pm
Boitekanelo College founder, Dr Tiro Mampane has argued that government needs to review the allocation it pledged to community development projects and possibly channel i...
Fri 10 Feb 2017, 12:10 pm
The Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) says it is losing money by selling power to mining companies, some of which are profitable, at the prevailing low tariffs. New chief ...
Fri 10 Feb 2017, 12:09 pm
There is an emerging trend of tightening liquidity in the banking system, last seen in 2014 and early 2015.
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