Banking sector profits grows, despite poor service

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The State Bank of India opened in the country while ABN AMRO closed shop to the disappointment of job seekers, who were expecting to land employment in the bank.

Four major banks (First National Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Barclays Bank and Stanbic Bank) continued their domination of the local banking market.

However, some small banks, notably BancABC recorded significant growth this year. First National Bank of Botswana balance sheet continued to increase in advances with the year on year growth registering an impressive 23 percent to close at a book record of P10 billion.

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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