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Lewanika Timothy
  • Chef KB Catering eyes new markets

    Ngwako, who is a 20-year old self made entrepreneur, started the journey of using his God-given talent of cooking to sustain his livelihood some years ago and ever since then, life has improved for the youthful pastry cook. In an interview with...

  • Bomaid adopts new transformation strategy

    The health insurance firm revealed its new plans recently at an event held in Gaborone to mark its 53 years of operations. At a celebration graced by dignitaries and stakeholders, Bomaid officials said they are more than committed to championing...

  • Publication of hidden investors to be delayed

    With many Batswana eager to know who owns what in the country and who lies behind the company boards and directorships, the publication of the beneficial owner database was keenly awaited.This week, CIPA officials confirmed that ordinary members of...

  • Caution urged as pension fund overhaul nears

    This, he said, is to ensure that returns to members do not fall while capital lies idle due to a lack of investment vehicles.Supervised by the Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA), Pension Fund Rule 2 or PFR 2 at the moment...

  • Semester-end ‘chest pains’ as unemployment greets graduates

    His statements echo the experience of thousands of graduates who have been left exposed to the crushing realities of Botswana’s jobless economy.As universities pause for the winter break, the class of 2023 is left to grapple with the spectre of...

  • Climate related investment risks rise

    The FSC is a statutory body made up of the Bank of Botswana (BoB), the Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority, the Financial Intelligence Authority and related entities.Last week, the FSC produced its Financial Stability Report (FSR)...

  • The Place Lounge livens up Serowe

    Spearheaded by Nthabiseng Koontse and Tshepo Solomon, the spirited duo noticed a gap in the market, one of a lack of an ambient lounge offering residents a chance to unwind in style. The duo notes that for them, The Place Lounge offers its customers...

  • Botswana slips in world competitiveness rankings

    This year a total of 64 middle and high-income economies were assessed, in the IMD’s World Competitiveness Yearbook, with only Botswana and South Africa participating from Africa. Though similar to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) more well-known...

  • Debswana ‘reinvents’ itself for the future

    Debswana, the country’s economic engine, is one such company that has long realised that to survive the next wave of disruption, it must reinvent itself. As a company, which incidentally turns 54-years-old today (Friday), Debswana has entrenched...

  • Epic moments at Puma Energies airshow

    Hosted in the Lulu hanger housed at Sir Seretse Khama Airport, esteemed stakeholders and partners of Puma Energies from across the country were left mesmerised by great stunts performed by pilots as the fly birds pivoted in all motions possible on...

  • Tlou Energy falls short of fundraising target

    Known as an 'entitlement offer' Tlou had planned to use the proceeds from the fundraising 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...

  • BUAN walks the green energy talk

    The agrivoltaics project is a one megawatt solar plant which will power the university during daytime and includes the simultaneous use of land for both solar panels and agriculture.Giving an overview of the renewable energy investment last week,...

  • Maeto Travel & Tours makes strides in logistics industry

    Founded by passionate Tefo Duke Molebatsi, the transport savant says he noticed a gap in the market after realising the acute shortage of minibuses in the industry and ever since making up his mind to fill the gap, his business has been growing in...

  • U.S recession fears weigh on diamond outlook

    Diamonds, the country’s principal economic commodity, raced to exports of P14 billion in the first three quarters of the year, up 10.1% over the same period last year, despite 2022 also representing a record high for the shiny stones.Half-year...

  • SMMEs call for greater venture capital funding

    Their frustrations are further heightened by their failure to secure funding from local fund managers who are in charge of more than P100 billion in pension and other funds.The challenges were revealed earlier this week at the BSE’s Tshipidi Forum,...

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