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Monday 19 February 2018, 17:05 pm.
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 16:08 pm
Three major Botswana oil companies have acquired sites in the Lobatse International Transport Hub (LITH) to develop truckports that will supply fuel and lubricants for bo...
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 15:44 pm
At the young age of 33, Tumelo Sealetsa has defied all odds and managed to venture into an industry that is dominated by international players.
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 15:14 pm
Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) intends to contribute towards the reduction of the import bill through the development of Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
Mon 12 Feb 2018, 11:47 am
Being an entrepreneur and starting it without any funding needs determination, persistence and patience, said Montle Sealetsa who co-owns a cab business ‘Our Family Cabs’...
Mon 12 Feb 2018, 11:46 am
The slide in employment figures for the mining sector continues, with the latest Statistics Botswana survey showing that nearly 100 workers lost their jobs in the six mon...
Mon 12 Feb 2018, 11:36 am
All Kasi, co-owned by Ludo Kemoeng and Bance Maplanka, has been identified as one of the top most-admired brands in the country alongside international brand, Nike.
Mon 12 Feb 2018, 11:22 am
FRANCISTOWN: A shortage of jobs has pushed seven young Batswana into creating their own agency in marketing and communications hence becoming part of a booming generation...
Mon 05 Feb 2018, 14:23 pm
What started as a hobby turned Veronica Moleleki into an entrepreneur, who became the first Motswana to produce a nail polish gel under her own brand, VMM.
Mon 05 Feb 2018, 13:14 pm
About 11 entrepreneurs have benefited from the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) entrepreneurship programme for the last three years through mentorship, business training ski...
Mon 05 Feb 2018, 13:11 pm
Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) has finally launched the Innovation Fund, which has been in the pipeline for the past seven years.
Mon 29 Jan 2018, 09:24 am
FRANCISTOWN: Growing up, Bonolo Kgauthe, 32, never imagined that one-day he would be an entrepreneur.
Mon 29 Jan 2018, 09:20 am
Government institutions consume the bulk of locally produced goods, followed by neighbouring countries, according to the BITC’s Export Audit Survey for the period ended M...
Mon 29 Jan 2018, 09:15 am
IDM University has taken about 30 young entrepreneurs under its wing to help grow their businesses, as part of their aim to develop Small Medium Entrepreneurs (SME) in jo...
Mon 22 Jan 2018, 16:16 pm
Botswana will host the inaugural Africa Youth Entrepreneurship Summit aimed at bringing together African entrepreneurs under one roof to share ideas and find ways of fost...
Mon 22 Jan 2018, 16:13 pm
Kweneng West is officially the poorest district in the country, taking over from Ngamiland West, which carried the unenviable tag in previous surveys conducted by Statist...
Mon 15 Jan 2018, 18:00 pm
The first sneaker collection by local music producer and entrepreneur, Bokang Proctor, has been getting good reception in a market that is ‘accommodating’ and with vast p...
Mon 15 Jan 2018, 17:00 pm
The Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) decries the low uptake of the training levy fund where only 17% of eligible payers utilise it, according to the 2016-2017 an...
Mon 15 Jan 2018, 16:47 pm
Business Botswana (BB) is currently lobbying the private sector to sign the ‘Code of Conduct for the Private Sector’, as part of the endeavour to fight corruption fouling...
Mon 15 Jan 2018, 16:46 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Being an entrepreneur requires a lot of determination, hard work and at times takes a lot of time to get the results, this is what duo, Lady Chilisa and Lill...
Mon 18 Dec 2017, 18:57 pm
In what seems to be a response to news that Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) intends to cut ties with them, Kgori Capital has issued a statement further dist...
Mon 18 Dec 2017, 16:50 pm
Since inception about four years ago, Tokafala business advisory programme has empowered about 271 entrepreneurs with business management skills and mentorship as part of...
Mon 18 Dec 2017, 16:08 pm
The annual inflation rate in November 2017 was 2.9%, registering a drop of 0.1 of a percentage point on the October 2017 rate of three percent.
Mon 18 Dec 2017, 16:02 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Driven by desire to be financially independent, Dikgang Mpharitlhe (31) decided to quit his day job as a soldier in 2013 to venture into business.
Mon 11 Dec 2017, 19:00 pm
Consumers can expect to pay more for maize meal this festive season, the Botswana Maize and Wheat Millers Association (MWMA) has said.
Mon 11 Dec 2017, 17:05 pm
Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTC) has launched new mobile corporate offers in a push for improved customer experience.
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