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Lewanika Timothy
  • Local manufacturers call for specialised fund

    The plea was raised on Tuesday, at the opening of the Local Manufacturer’s Summit held in Gaborone.Speaking at the event, Botswana Exporters and Manufacturers Association (BEMA) CEO, Mmantlha Sankoloba, said that despite the manufacturing sector...

  • Diamonds for Development Fund targets economic diversification

    De Beers officials said this week during their interim financial results presentation that they expect the fund to target non-mining sectors of the economy to reduce mineral dependence.The two parties have been engaged in increasingly tense...

  • Sefalana revenue soars beyond P9bn

    The whooping revenue is an uptick of 21% compared to the prior financial year. The group reported that for the same financial year it generated profits of P403 million, as profit before tax (PBT), which represents a growth in profit of 21% a growth...

  • Halethaba makes hay while the sun shines

    Moyo, who is an artistic genius, began his journey in the arts space in 2004 when he was still in primary school. He recalls vividly being captivated by an art piece, which he got lost starring at for hours and in that moment he knew he was called to...

  • BICA stands firm on suspended accountants

    The exact reasons behind the mass suspension are unclear but BICA officials have said the affected accountants were not complying with the requirements of BICA membership.By law, all accountants operating in the country are required to register with...

  • ICAZ rallies accountants to adopt AI

    JP Morgan Chase consultant, Tadiwa Mubvumbi said when speaking at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe’s (ICAZ) Winter School held here last week. ICAZ is Zimbabwe’s oldest professional accounting body and the organisation holds its...

  • Meat Regulator Bill spells end of BMC monopoly

    Reading the motion for the second time in Parliament, Minister of Agriculture, Fidelis Molao, said government has been worried about the dwindling contribution of livestock sales to the mainstream economy, adding that this has been a point of pain...

  • Air passenger volumes rise but still below pre-COVID levels

    Activity at the country’s airports is generally linked to tourist activity, with the third quarter of each year experiencing higher passenger volumes in line with the peak tourism period. The fourth quarter is also traditionally busy due to festive...

  • US Africa Summit kicks off

    The summits, organised by the Corporate Council on Africa - a trade association focusing on strengthening commercial relationships between the United States and Africa – are the premier platforms for bringing together African heads of state and...

  • MKLA Africa crafts a path in hides

    Tendani Sibanda, who is a passionate leathersmith, works alongside her husband as core founders of MKLA Africa, a leather specialist company that makes an array of hand-crafted leather.Sibanda told Monitor Business that she started exploring her...

  • BSE to construct state of the art HQ

    This was announced by BSE management during a groundbreaking event at the Central Business District where the building will be built.Central Securities Depository board member, Pascaline Sefawe, said construction is set to begin soon and the project...

  • HB Antwerp unsolicited proposal irks parley

    That was after Minister of Minerals and Energy, Lefoko Moagi revealed that government accepted HB Antwerp unsolicited proposal among a number of interested companies.The deal had never been discussed in Parliament before. The matter arose when Maun...

  • DPF assets firm despite emerging headwinds

    The DPF is a defined contribution pension fund established in 1984 as a trust through a joint initiative between Debswana, Anglo American Corporation Botswana, and De Beers Prospecting Botswana with key investments in property, equity, bonds and...

  • A nation beset by many horrors

    The wheel of time subjects the nation to a decay of some sort, one that has ravaged the moral stance of the nation. News headlines of passion killings, rape, and gender-based violence (GBV) have become the order of the day inimical to a nation that...

  • 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...

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