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Pauline Dikuelo
  • Donkey milk pioneer eyes US market breakthrough

    After a hiatus over the pandemic, the innovative entrepreneur is now preparing to re-enter the American market, marking a significant milestone for his business and donkey milk production.Visagie told BusinessWeek recently that they produce donkey...

  • Local entrepreneur launches Baobao-based manufacturing business

    Drawing inspiration from the Baobao tree known locally as ‘mowana’, which he grew up eating at home, Modongo is transforming this revered tree into a range of unique and healthful products. Amongst his products, he makes such delicacies like...

  • BDC ramps up P2.5bn project pipeline

    The BDC is the state investment agency primarily charged with economic diversification through investments and partnerships with the private sector. The corporation was allocated about P500 million in the current financial year for recapitalisation...

  • Viva Organica scoops $200,000 at Green Tech Festival

    As part of the prize they will have access to month of expertise from Boston Consultancy Group. The support will help accelerate and boost Viva in re-redefining its business module, linking them with relevant stakeholders in the business ecosystem...

  • Innovation Hub reserves P12m for indigenous products

    This funding aims to boost the growth and development of technology-driven and knowledge-intensive businesses within the country.BDIH Brand and Communications Manager Kemiso Ben said the indigenous knowledge call is part of BDIH’s broader efforts...

  • Travel Lodge expands to F/Town, Maun

    The 80-roomed hotel that the company is building at the second city is part of their ongoing expansion efforts within the country. According to management, the new hotel aims to cater for both business and leisure travellers, providing modern...

  • Oasis Motel is back after 15-month renovation work

    Taking journalists on a tour of the newly upgraded project on Thursday last week, officials explained that the motel now includes a revamped outdoor pool area, a conference room that can accommodate 350 people and smaller rooms for intimate...

  • Puma handholds Batswana into aviation fuel

    On Wednesday, Puma Managing Director Dominic Dhanah said the company has started to recruit citizen-owned companies to form partnerships with Batswana who want to venture into fuel transportation.“The development is part of our Project Maatlafatsa...

  • Milk Afric project finally gets pumping

    This week, the Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) revealed it has purchased 220 cattle comprising 170 dairy cows and 50 heifers from a local dairy farmer operating in Pitsane. However, the Corporation is still housing the cows at the Pitsane farm...

  • Diversified portfolio helps RDC Properties survive shocks

    According to the group’s 2023 annual report, during the reporting period, the group’s investment and property portfolio grew by 1.3 percent to P6 billion despite the sale of 138 million less strategic assets during the year. Revenue rose by seven...

  • Business confidence sags in Q1

    The reduced level of optimism has largely been attributed to the anticipated deceleration in the growth of exports and imports of goods and services, production, inventories, profitability as well as investment in buildings and plant/machinery. Much...

  • High Court clears path for national lottery

    Justice Ookeditse Maphakwane's decision indicates that in the absence of an appeal by the consortium, the path may be cleared towards the Gambling Authority (GA) finally delivering the long-awaited national lottery.In its appeal, Grow Mine wanted...

  • RMB, Barloworld seal P105m green deal

    The building, which will be launched in May, is said to have achieved notable sustainability certifications, including EDGE Advanced Certification (Preliminary Certification), with impressive statistics such as 51% energy efficiency, 29% water...

  • Stanchart profits jump 59%

    Unveiling the group’s financial performance on Wednesday, officials said the growth was primarily driven by transaction banking, strong cash management solutions, migration to digital, trade financing, differentiated and high-yielding derivative...

  • Mine workers renew demands for CEO axing

    The Mine workers recently met with MMG executive management in the aftermath of the $1.8 billion (P25, 2 billion) deal sealed by MMG to take over the country’s largest copper producer.During the meeting in which Khoemacau CEO John Ferreira was in...

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