Oiling the wheels of trade

Charting a path: Mpugwa PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Charting a path: Mpugwa PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

From a family-run business with a single filling station in 1968, Kwa Nokeng Oil today handles up to 1,000 trucks at its ‘one-stop shop’ depots shop depots across the country. Officials say their goal is to make Botswana the region’s most preferred logistics and trade route. Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI reports

Petroleum industry veteran and Kwa Nokeng Oil CEO, Mahube Mpugwa, says the citizen-owned company’s ambition is to see Botswana become the region’s most preferred trade and logistics route. In a region where governments are building infrastructure such as roads and bridges to attract more of the trade traffic and investment their way, private investors such as Kwa Nokeng are playing a key role.

Several countries frequently make the claim of being the region’s logistics hub, a coveted status that can be leveraged for investment and the growth of downstream activities.

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