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Pauline Dikuelo
  • Botswana woos Middle East tourists

    The conference gathered key stakeholders from across the Middle East and focused on travel and tourism as well as investment opportunities in Botswana. It officially launched the ‘destination Botswana’ campaign attracting over 70 delegates...

  • Mabapi Fire Engineering Institute trains next gen firefighters

    Mafhoko left his employ to start Mabapi Fire Services Training Institute in 2016 to fill a void in the market where no one ever attempted. The fire academy is part of the new wave of career training pathways that are preparing students for very...

  • Competition Authority closes nine regional offices

    The offices had ensured that the consumer protection and fair competition services are readily accessible to businesses and consumers. The closed offices are in Kanye, Jwaneng, Tshabong, Hukuntsi, Gantsi, Maun, Kasane, Selebi-Phikwe and Serowe.They...

  • COVID-19 worsens BotsPost’s string of losses

    According to its annual report made available this week, BotswanaPost has recorded after-tax losses from as far back as the 2017 financial year, with only a narrow P3.1 million profit recorded in 2018. In its latest annual report, the group...

  • BEMA Strikes Uniform Supply Deal With Ackermans

    This followed a lobby by the Botswana Exporters & Manufacturers Association (BEMA) for local manufacturers to be given support by retailers operating locally. BEMA, which is a body representing local manufacturers, said their efforts are bearing...

  • BDC group posts P63m loss as COVID-19 hits subsidiaries

    In results unveiled recently, the group said the weaker performance was due to its subsidiaries’ exposure to sectors hard hit by the pandemic. BDC, a government investment agency charged with economic diversification, has subsidiaries in...

  • Recent Acquisition Doubles RDC Total Value

    Commenting on the issue, RDC executive chairperson Guido Giachetti said doubling the total value of the RDC portfolio has a fundamental effect on their business. "As RDC Properties Limited we are very excited about this significant milestone in...

  • Companies Carry Optimistic Outlook For 2022

    Following disruptions in the economy due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies across sectors are looking forward to making their balance sheet stronger in 2022.For Small, Micro and Medium Enterprises (SMME), who have traditionally struggled to...

  • Rent hikes help triple BHC’s profits

    The BHC posted pretax profits of P23.2 million, with rental adjustments made earlier in the year boosting rental income from P17 million to P121 million.Earlier this year, the corporation increased its rentals in a move it said was aimed at meeting...

  • BITC woos multimillion pula investments

    The BITC had targetted raking in P180 million in investment deals at the six-month expo, which will reach its halfway point at the end of December.Briefing journalists on the investment agency’s progress thus far, BITC chief executive officer,...

  • New Feature As Total's Startupper Returns

    This edition will feature a prize for the Best Female Entrepreneur, which aims to encourage female participation in the entrepreneurial space. The prize will apply in one of the two categories. The winner will be able to receive a maximum of two...

  • Self-Made PCG Offers Smart Solutions

    Letsibogo Ramadi’s successful venture, PCG Software develops products that can be used anywhere across the world. The self-made software consultancy firm started from scratch with no more than the determination of steel. Born out of the need for...

  • Gov’t launches Middle Income Strategy

    The objective of the strategy is to facilitate for the middle class to effectively participate in the country’s economic development through the creation of globally competitive sustainable businesses while providing growth opportunities. Speaking...

  • BURS on track to reach P40bn tax target

    The tax agency had initially set a target of P43 billion for the 2020-2021 financial year, but this was revised looking at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.BURS Commissioner-General Jeanette Makgolo told BusinessWeek that...

  • BURS Decries Tax Amnesty Low Uptake

    Tax Amnesty Scheme seeks to ease the burden on taxpayers with outstanding tax liabilities by granting them an opportunity to clear the total principal tax owed in exchange for a write-off of interest and penalties charged during tax periods prior to...

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