An update on Tokafala – a response to Mmegi

There has been increased media interest in the Tokafala enterprise development programme recently, with some confusion about its operations and purpose.

We are writing to provide an update on the programme, which has already seen encouraging results in its first year.

Tokafala is a collaborative effort by the Government of the Republic of Botswana, De Beers, Debswana and Anglo American, to promote economic development, diversification and job creation in Botswana by supporting the growth of micro, small and medium-sized companies.  It was launched in true partnership in November 2013 and since then has consistently delivered to the targets and timelines set by the founding partners.

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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