The Monitor :: Business
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Monday 27 March 2017, 16:02 pm.
Mon 27 Mar 2017, 18:00 pm
Starting from humble beginnings, Victoria Matseka has managed to penetrate the hospitality industry by opening her own three star bed and breakfast lodge, Yana Guesthouse...
Mon 27 Mar 2017, 16:20 pm
The Quantity Surveyors Registration Council (QSRC) registrar Kedibonye Proctor has appealed to quantity surveyors to be professional in their work.
Mon 27 Mar 2017, 16:16 pm
PALAPYE: Culture has always played an important role in providing one with a sense of identity, purpose and belonging.
Mon 27 Mar 2017, 14:09 pm
Entrepreneurship has always been associated with grown up people, or people that have financial resources, but Livingstone Kolobeng College (LKC) is trying to foster the ...
Mon 20 Mar 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Tamasane-born sisters, Bokamoso Matsila (33) and Osego Nelson (34) have partnered in a thriving business of selling bridal merchandise to give newlyweds fair...
Mon 20 Mar 2017, 16:38 pm
Statistics Botswana (SB) and the Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formalise cooperation be...
Mon 20 Mar 2017, 16:36 pm
The Botswana Fibre Networks (BoFiNet) has launched a whistleblower/tip off anonymous hotline in an effort to fight corruption, theft, harassment and fraud.
Mon 13 Mar 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Mapoka village-born businessman Dick Ndaba has ventured into the creative business of manufacturing movable equipment such as tables and wardrobes with an am...
Mon 13 Mar 2017, 17:16 pm
Babereki Insurance Brokers (BIB) has launched short-term insurance products as part of their expansionist drive to maximise return on investment.
Mon 13 Mar 2017, 17:15 pm
Despite the growing awareness about the advantages of electronic commerce in businesses, its adoption is said to be still lagging behind in the country.
Mon 13 Mar 2017, 17:15 pm
LOBATSE: In these times where attainment of a University degree does not guarantee employment, perhaps youths should consider Zig Ziglar’s quote of success; “You are the ...
Mon 13 Mar 2017, 16:35 pm
BTCL boss, Anthony Masunga has declared his company is today the best performing stock on the local bourse year to date.
Mon 06 Mar 2017, 18:00 pm
PALAPYE: An ex-convict has proven that with dedication, perseverance and faith one should not lose hope after serving time in prison. That is what 35-year-old Kenyaditswe...
Mon 06 Mar 2017, 15:22 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Tonota-born Davis Tainton, 44, has found a niche in making sculptures from metals. Trading under Davis Metal Works, the business is currently located at Tono...
Mon 06 Mar 2017, 15:20 pm
Barclays Bank of Botswana has partnered with China’s largest card issuer, Union Pay International (UPI) to allow cardholders to transact at Barclays’ ATM’s and Point of S...
Mon 27 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
LOBATSE: Security capital for a start-up is definitely not easy. But for 33 years old Lobatse born David Babusi, submitting to setbacks is the last thought on his mind.
Mon 27 Feb 2017, 16:44 pm
The Minister of Investment Trade and Industry Vincent Seretse, has said that the development of a more vibrant SME sector is a major component of the Botswana government’...
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) in partnership with other Botswana law enforcement agencies have launched a canine unit due to the increasing numbers of illic...
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 15:28 pm
The Botswana Medical Aid Society (Bomaid) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals of New Delhi, India, for the purpose of expanding their ...
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 15:28 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A group of beneficiaries of Government women empowerment scheme have managed to set up a company and earn a living from upholstery.
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
LOBATSE: “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 15:54 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Five women here have come together to venture into manufacturing of cleaning chemicals.
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 15:53 pm
JWANENG- Unemployment remains high especially in women and the girl child who are vulnerable to abuse by their counterparts.
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 15:47 pm
Security Systems Botswana has been recognised for its contribution to the industry.
Mon 06 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
Starting from humble beginnings about three years ago, 27-year-old Utlwanang Mogapaesi who has a degree in Advertising started his own security guard company Kagisanang S...
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