Demystifying the stock market


Lack of financial education and training is holding back many people in Botswana from taking charge of their savings and investments. Noticing this gap in information on investments, a professional banker and investor, Ikanyeng Segonetso wrote a book about investing in the Botswana Stock Market. BusinessWeek correspondent ISAAC PINIELO caught up with him to talk about the 75- paged book.

BusinessWeek: Please give a brief profile about yourself?

Segonetso: I am a Motswana male born in the late 1980s in Lobatse, but I was brought up in a farm south of Kanye village. In pursuit of better education, I then moved into Gaborone to pursue senior secondary education.

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Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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