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Friday, November 08, 2019
Within three months, new Finance Minister, Thapelo Matsheka will face the nation and explain how he intends to finance a deficit of P7.8 billion, the largest the country ...
Friday, November 08, 2019
In his 10 years at the Finance Ministry, former minister, Kenneth Matambo gained a reputation as a straight shooter.
Friday, November 08, 2019
De Beers, the world’s biggest diamond producer, is spending $180 million (P1.96 billion) marketing its polished stones and jewellery this season, as a way of cleari...
Friday, November 08, 2019
The Bank of Botswana says while introduction of a Deposit Protection Fund (DPF) could see commercial banks engage in riskier lending, the cost-benefits are still in favou...
Friday, November 08, 2019
The Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) is in talks with major auction houses to stage a sale of the world-famous Okavango Blue diamond in the first half of next year, Busines...
Friday, November 01, 2019
Mobile telecomms giant, MTN on Thursday announced it was giving up its bid to sell its stake in Mascom to Econet for $300 million, marking the end of a tumultuous eight...
Friday, November 01, 2019
The Bank of Botswana (BoB) made a once-off payment of P4.1 billion to government earlier this year as income from gains made in the investment of state funds last year,...
Friday, November 01, 2019
De Beers, the world’s top diamond producer by value, expects the current global downturn in rough diamond sales to subside soon, a development that could be aided...
Friday, November 01, 2019
The population of locally registered vehicles on the country’s roads rose to 584,000 by the end of June 2019, more than double the number from 10 years ago.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
The country’s merchandise trade deficit was pegged at P1.4 billion in August, despite a 39% increase in exports and a decline in imports during the month.
Monday, October 28, 2019
Debswana’s third quarter production clocked in at 5.7 million carats, just 19,000 carats lower than the second quarter, as the world leading diamond producer stuc...
Monday, October 28, 2019
The smaller players in the country’s commercial banking sector gained ground on the Big Five last year, aggressively competing for deposits and loans, the Bank of...
Monday, October 28, 2019
Foreign institutional investors bought and sold shares worth P511.7 million in Botswana Stock Exchange-listed equities between January and September 30, 2019, a marked ...
Monday, October 28, 2019
SEROWE: Elderly people, community members with disability, expectant and breastfeeding mothers here rued this year’s polls, complaining officers failed to cater f...
Friday, October 25, 2019
President Mokgweetsi Masisi is due to be sworn in for his first term in office, after the Botswana Democratic Party secured a parliamentary majority earlier this morning.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
The IEC says voting in certain areas of Gaborone North could go "a few hours" beyond the official poll closing of 7pm due to the high turnout in the area.
Friday, October 18, 2019
In arguably the most abrasive electoral campaign the country has witnessed with the highest stakes set, Mmegi Staff Writers, MBONGENI MGUNI and PAULINE DIKUELO argue th...
Friday, October 18, 2019
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reduced its forecast economic growth for Botswana this year to 3.5 percent from 3.9 percent, citing the subdued outlook for co...
Friday, October 18, 2019
The Bank of Botswana (BoB) has begun consulting banks as well as its partners in the Financial Stability Council on establishing a Deposit Protection Fund (DPF), which ...
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Coca Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) says it will invest P600 million over the next five years in expanding its infrastructure and capacity in Botswana, a market it sees as ...
Monday, October 14, 2019
While many take financial access for granted, quite a number of Batswana still do not have access due to issues such as their geographic location, financial literacy an...
Friday, October 11, 2019
The Finance and Economic Development ministry expects the 2019-2020 budget to incur a P7.8 billion deficit, up from the P7.3 billion forecast in February, due to a slum...
Friday, October 11, 2019
Mureza Auto Company, a Johannesburg-based vehicle manufacturing start-up, is eyeing an expansion to Botswana where it plans to resurrect local car assembly and produce ...
Friday, October 11, 2019
A South African car manufacturer has plans of expanding to Botswana by 2021, restarting the country’s dormant vehicle assembly industry. For survivors of the Hyun...
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Local banks continued laughing all the way, as their collective profits for the first seven months of the year touched P1.02 billion, comfortably the highest for that per...

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