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Pauline Dikuelo
  • Frustrated magistrates threaten to down tools

    Information reaching this publication reveals that magistrates across the country feel unfairly treated by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) compared to Judges. In their cry for help, the frustrated magistrates wrote a grievances letter to the...

  • Choppies commits to supporting local farmers

    The mass grocery retailer is currently working closely with 1,800 local farmers who are actively supplying them with produce and have an additional 200 seasonal ones.“We have active farmers who supply us with quality produce; the active ones...

  • Air Botswana, BCM strike mining cargo transport deal

    The deal was announced recently through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two parties.Through the MoU, Air Botswana will facilitate air cargo transportation of raw materials, import and export of finished manufactured...

  • Chinese bank backs two bidders for Khoemacau

    Shortlisted for the mine include the Australian-based Citic Pacific Mining Company, MMG, Exxaro, Endeavour Mining, Impala Platinum and Zijin Mining. MMG and Zijin Mining have major Chinese equity ownership.This week, sources familiar with the...

  • FNBB’s profits reach P1.4bn

    Presenting the numbers on Wednesday, the bank’s CEO, Steven Bogatsu, attributed the higher profits to a healthy post-COVID-19 loan book.“The growth was reflective of an economy emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic,” he said.During the reporting...

  • Orange’s N’stakolle loans surpass P1.5m

    According to the telecommunications giant, through its latest digital nano loan offering Orange Money N’stakolle Loan Service, it has disbursed loans exceeding P1.5 million. Orange Money CEO, Seabelo Pilane said the achievement is a testament that...

  • BDC names second Business Den recipient

    The winner is local technology entrepreneur, Onalethata Tautona, who walked away with P500, 000. Through his company, UniPay, the recipient seeks to introduce cashless payments in public transport. Tautona’s winning project will be housed under the...

  • Cham washing powder finds market traction

    It took the duo eight years to grasp their share of the market. Their journey in entrepreneurship started in 2015 with plans to manufacture sugar. However, they never made it due to lack of startup capital. They then tried manufacturing cooking oil...

  • Six shortlisted for Khoemacau takeover

    Highly placed sources told BusinessWeek that some of the shortlisted companies include the Australian-based Citic Pacific mining company, MMG, Exxaro, and Endeavour Mining. Bloomberg on Tuesday also identified Impala Platinum and Zijin Mining as...

  • Phikwe citrus project eyes European market

    The P500 million Selebi-Phikwe citrus project is expected to produce its first harvest of lemon, oranges, grapefruit and naartjies in January next year.On Wednesday, Ministry of Trade and Industry permanent secretary, Malebogo Morakaladi, told...

  • Revamped BoB HQ unveiled

    Developed by Stefanutti Stocks, the revamp started in April 2019 and was delayed by eight months due to the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, which brought about supply chain bottlenecks and work management issues.The outbreak of the Russia and...

  • SMEs struggle to 'afford' ESG compliance

    ESG standards are increasingly preferred by investors globally and refer to a company’s behaviour and its commitment to the safeguarding of the environment, engaging or benefiting the community, and adhering to sound corporate governance.ESG...

  • MNCapital hosts inaugural ESG forum

    The forum is scheduled to run from April 12 to 13.The ESG Botswana Forum is a country-specific programme primarily developed for institutional investors and big businesses to come together and engage in conversations that will lead to the formulation...

  • BHC records 84% slide in profit after tax

    In its latest financial results for the six months ended September 30, 2022, the state owned entity said profits after tax dropped by 84% to P3.5 million, which is a decrease of P14.5 million when compared to the P18 million that was recorded in the...

  • Tlou Energy raises additional funds for Lesedi project

    When complete, the Lesedi is set to become Botswana’s first project to derive electricity from gas.The company which is listed on both the Australian and Botswana bourses dded in a filing it had placed 5,714,284 new ordinary shares of no par value...

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