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Lewanika Timothy
  • African exchanges join hands to improve cross-border payments

    Efforts to fast track the agreement followed investor complaints on the toil and strain associated with making cross border payments in Africa, often marked by delayed payments and currency conversion hurdles.Under the umbrella of ASEA, an...

  • Coca Cola unveils new P300m plant

    PET is a clear, strong, lightweight material that beverage companies use for making 100%-recyclable plastic bottles. Jacques Vermeulen, CEO Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, the parent company of CCBB, said the new plant is the result of a hefty investment...

  • Slow and steady wins it for Ms Jay Beauty Care

    She asserts that hard work and taking baby steps has lead to the good market traction she enjoys today. Josephs is the founder and corporate leader of Ms Jay Beauty Care, a wellness enhancement centre that specialises in cosmetics and wellness. The...

  • Property market resists subdued economic environment

    Analysts at Stockbrokers Botswana say despite operating in a stiff economic environment, the local property market has remained resilient and showed signs of recovery from the shock caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.“The fourth quarter of 2022 saw...

  • Tlou Energy seeks to raise P92m

    The latest fundraising is part of a process to finance the company’s Lesedi project, which is set to become the country’s first commercial CBM plant, opening up a new ecosystem of electricity generation in Botswana.Tlou expects Lesedi’s project...

  • Beef debate: Lessons from Argentina

    Both countries suffer from unfavourable climatic conditions but both have always harboured high hopes of reaching the pinnacle of success in beef production.However, in the last 50 years, Argentina has significantly exceeded Botswana’s agricultural...

  • ESG compliance tops investor checklist

    ESG considerations are an increasingly becoming crucial in the business world as investors and financiers increasingly look to sustainability criteria when making investing and underwriting decisions.Waseem Thokman, Head of ESG research at Peresec...

  • Indigenous lerotse enhances food market

    As a creative food specialist, she uses indigenous lerotse to make a wide range of products like the Lerotse Energy Bar, Lerotse Ice Cream and Lerotse Loaf. The products have a savoury local taste that many Batswana have been craving.“As an...

  • Agriculture sector’s downtrend continues

    Between its prime years as the country’s central economic activity, the contribution of agriculture to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has dropped from 40% in 1966 to just three percent last year.GDP is a widely used measure of economic output and...

  • Grillhaus grows bigger and better

    His grill and flame joint, Grillhaus, serves grilled meat and fast food edibles. For as long as he can remember, Valela has always had a savouring passion of operating a grill and flame chesa nyama joint, a dream he had put on hold until an opportune...

  • Africa to lose big as global tensions mount

    IMF researchers said Africa has been benefiting from global integration, riding on the tailwinds of the growth of emerging economies like China but this could be brought to a halt.“Africa trade openness – measured as imports plus exports as a...

  • Bureaucracy stifling youth enterprise – CEDA CEO

    Thamane was speaking at the recently ended Botswana-EU policy dialogue hosted by the Citizen Entrepreneurship Development Agency (CEDA). The event was designed to engage with stakeholders across the economic divide to debate how affirmative action...

  • Indigenous fruits add taste to dairy market

    The company has gained prominence for its locally sourced, succulent and rich yoghurt that continues to thrive despite operating in a retail market dominated by a lot of imported food products.It opened its doors in 2010 and has been registering a...

  • Women entrepreneurs thrive with Intellectual Property

    The sentiment emerged at the Women Entrepreneurs’ High Tea event that was held last week as part of the Intellectual Property Day celebrations hosted by the Copyright and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA).This year’s event was held under the...

  • Masisi calls for equitable trade

    Delivering a presidential lecture at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland this week, Masisi said the imbalance left less developed countries with no option but to continue surviving on the crumbs that fall from the tables of...

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