Inflation reaches 8-year high
Figures released by Statistics Botswana today show that inflation in A...
Emerging Motswana scholar in top academic competition
Tebogo Leepile, a final year PhD Candidate in Integrated Studies in La...
Khama demands Peloetletse pays P1.5m for defamation
Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) activist Macdonald Peloetletse could f...
Zim pushes to join Kazungula Bridge project
Senior officials from Botswana and Zambia are working with Zimbabwe on...
Mining industry turbulent in 2017
Friday, December 22, 2017
Botswana’s mining industry went through troubled times during 2017, especially with the closures of several mines in the preceding years.
PPADB inundated with lawsuits
Thursday, December 21, 2017
The Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) was faced with nine lawsuits during the 2016/17 financial year involving tender adjudication decisions.
Diamonds push mining production up
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Mining production in Botswana rose 23% year-on-year in September, primarily influenced by positive contributions from diamonds and gold, Statistics Botswana (SB) said thi...
Value of awarded tenders up 53%
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
The value of public projects awarded by the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) in the financial year ended March 2017 financial year was P6 billion.
Botswana builds capacity to attain SDGs
Friday, December 15, 2017
Statistics Botswana (SB) statistician general Annah Majelantle is optimistic that Botswana will succeed in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),...
WUC loses P500m through leaks, non-invoicing
Thursday, December 14, 2017
The cash-strapped Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) lost a third of the water it treated during the 2016-2017 financial year through leaks and non-invoicing.
Call for gov't to share infrastructure with private sector
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
The transport and communications ministry has underscored the urgent need to review policy on sharing of government information and communications technology (ICT) infras...
Retail sector leads in acquisitions
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The wholesale and retail sector has dominated mergers and acquisitions in the past year, the latest Competition Authority (CA) annual report shows.
Maize Meal Prices To Rise
Monday, December 11, 2017
Consumers can expect to pay more for maize meal this festive season, the Botswana Maize and Wheat Millers Association (MWMA) has said.
Batswana skeptical of Bitcoin
Friday, December 08, 2017
Despite the skyrocketing value of Bitcoin, Botswana is yet to embrace this cryptocurrency craze that is sweeping the world.
Gov’t to tackle poor projects delivery
Thursday, December 07, 2017
The Transport and Communications ministry says it will tighten screws on the implementation of public infrastructure projects to address concerns of poor quality products...
Molefhi blames consultants for projects overruns
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Infrastructure and Housing Development minister, Nonofo Molefhi has blamed construction overruns and budget blowouts on poor project management by consultants.
BHC uphill task to plug housing deficit
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
The Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) says it is upping efforts to address the country’s housing shortage by building 1,500 housing units annually under a number of soci...
Analysts optimistic about Choppies Zim prospects
Friday, December 01, 2017
Industry analysts believe that the Zimbabwean operations of Choppies Enterprises may get a new lease on life following the recent departure of Robert Mugabe as president ...
CA sales expands regional footprint to Zambia
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Consumer goods distributor, CA Sales Holdings has moved more aggressively into the African market, adding one of Zambia’s most vibrant quality brand distributors to its w...
BTC, Korean Telecom project to deliver high internet speed
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
The Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) has partnered with Korean Telecommunications to transform its infrastructure with the aim of improving mobile and broadb...
Pilane Mall licensing issues cost PrimeTime P2m
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
A trading licence standoff that occurred last year between government and PrimeTime Property Holdings with regard to Pilane Crossing Mall has cost the latter P2 million, ...
African Energy to delist from BSE
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
As part of its ongoing capital management strategy, promoters of African Energy Resources have resolved to delist the company’s shares from the Botswana Stock Exchange (B...
Lerala Mine assets to be sold to fund liquidation
Friday, November 17, 2017
Provisional liquidator of the defunct Lerala Mine wants to auction out some non-core assets of the mine in order to sustain the liquidation process.
NBFIRA calls for affordable annuity products
Friday, November 17, 2017
The Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) has called for the introduction of affordable and tailor-made annuity products in order to influence the...
Chobe revenues surge on higher bednight sales
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Botswana Stock Exchange-listed Chobe Holdings Limited has reported a surge in both revenue and profit, as the tourism hospitality group got a boost from higher bednight s...
Lerala Mine creditors claim P359m
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
At least 22 creditors of Lerala Mine have submitted claims to the collapsed diamond mine, amounting to P359 million, provisional liquidator has revealed.
New App set to make life easier
Monday, November 13, 2017
Struggling to find critical service provision facilities in the city is now a thing of the past following the recent launch of a mobile finder app dubbed ‘Seek iT’.
Lerala Mine dodged paying taxes – Liquidator
Friday, November 10, 2017
The provisional liquidator of Lerala Diamond Mine (LDM) says he is struggling to establish the amount of money owed to creditors as the company books were in shambles and...
Former Molapo director loses shareholding dispute
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
The Court of Appeal has dismissed with costs an appeal in which a former director of Busy Five Enterprises, which owns Molapo Crossing shopping complex, wanted to be reco...
COVID-19 breathes life into the digital kgotla
As COVID-19 has forced people apart, the fireside and kgotla...
COVID-19 Burial Stalemate Ends
FRANCISTOWN: The family of a prominent traditional doctor in...
Banks and sustainability in a post COVID-19-environment
Some banks across the globe have responded to the pandemic b...
Olympics teamâ€™s vaccine options open
With the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) still a raging mena...
COVID-19 funeral stalemate: Family dares govâ€™t to bury father
FRANCISTOWN: The Letlhakane Sub-Land Board is embroiled in a...
BFA embraces CAFâ€™s decision on COVID tests
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) says continental bod...
COVID-19 Movement Permits Pit MPs Against One Another
The Speaker of the National Assembly, Phandu Skelemani was o...
COVID-19 scorpion contracts in limbo
The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Eric...
Boarding students barred from going home
Some students who are in boarding schools will not be allowe...
COVID-19 disturbs courts' schedules again
FRANCISTOWN: Government’s recent ban on travel between...
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