Letshego leads BSE despite internal turbulence

Out: Okai left Letshego under mysterious circumstances earlier this month
Out: Okai left Letshego under mysterious circumstances earlier this month

Homegrown pan-African microlender, Letshego Holdings, has maintained its spot as the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE)’s top gainer for the year, despite recent turbulence within its top management.

By last Friday, Letshego’s share price was up 25% for the year, outpacing its peers on the Domestic Companies Index, according to Stockbrokers Botswana data.

Second-placed gainer, Standard Chartered Bank Botswana was up 14.8% by comparison, followed by 7.8% for Letlole la Rona. Letshego’s performance is despite the shock sacking of its chief executive officer, Andrew Okai earlier this month, with the board releasing a terse statement hinting at the irreparable breakdown of the relationship.

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