Top business stories we tracked in 2022

Up and up: The BSE’s DCI had gained nearly 10 percent for the year, as at Press time on Wednesday PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Up and up: The BSE’s DCI had gained nearly 10 percent for the year, as at Press time on Wednesday PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI picks a few of the news items that stood out for the country’s economy this year, a period in which the various sectors, industry players and authorities sought to shake off the impact of COVID-19

BSE shinesAny review of 2022 cannot be complete without mentioning the performance of the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE), specifically its flagship platform, the Domestic Companies Index (DCI).

As at December 21, the DCI had gained 9.99 percent in the year since January, one of its strongest performances in recent years. In fact, over the corresponding period in 2021, the DCI was up 1.8 percent and in 2020 it was actually down 8.1 percent.

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Reconciliation talks excite Batswana

Many have made it very clear that there is nothing more they would prefer than seeing the two ending their feud and working together for the good of the country.While some Batswana dismissed reconciliatory efforts as a political ploy, many Batswana welcomed the move with open arms because it is obvious that the feud between the president and former president has not been looking good for the country.The misunderstanding that seems to have started...

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