Business

Govt, BTCL get P500m windfall

Government has received P212 million from Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) being funds raised from the Initial Public Offering (IPO) while P250 million was given to BTCL.


9th May 2016

Anija Fashions ready for global market

9th May 2016

Anita Jacob sees the textile industry as an unexplored market by citizens and is determined to explore and penetrate it. Her company Anita Fashions which started in 2008 specialises in protective clothing, sportswear and school uniforms.

Here comes Diamond, the Celebrity Stylist

9th May 2016

Business Trends: Who is Thabiso or can I say Diamond?Thabiso: My full names are Thabiso Moje but most people know me as Tlhomamo Diamond, with many calling me Diamond. I was born in Thamaga.

Debswana donates to Masiela Trust

9th May 2016

Masiela Trust Fund has received a major financial boost from diamond mining company Debswana towards the Trust initiatives, which are mostly aimed at improving the lives of the most vulnerable of the society.

Over 15 000 Batswana buy BTCL shares

2nd March 2016

Over 15 000 Batswana and 600 of the 900 employees of Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited have already bought the Company’s shares as the Initial Public Offer (IPO) winds up this week Friday.

Barclays to reduce Africa stake, cut dividend in revamp plan

2nd March 2016

Barclays Plc said it will sell down the stake in its Africa business, cut its dividend, and move more assets into its non-core unit as Chief Executive Officer Jes Staley laid out his strategy for the U.K.’s largest investment bank.

Barclays Bank Botswana responds

2nd March 2016

Barclays PLC has through Barclays Bank Botswana (BBB) released a statement following the recent press speculation regarding a potential sale of its shareholding in Barclays Africa Group Limited (“BAGL”).

Lucara introduces progressive dividend

2nd March 2016

Lucara Diamond Company has announced that in 2016 the company is introducing a progressive dividend with the aim to maintain or increase the Canadian (CDN) dollar dividends per share on an annual basis.

Letshego unveils refreshed logo

2nd March 2016

Pan African micro lender, Letshego Holdings unveiled a refreshed look of its brand last week in Gaborone. The company has a clear strategy of building a leading African financial services group focused on financial inclusion.

269 ISBS graduates join job market

2nd March 2016

The rebranded Damelin College - Imperial School of Business and Science (ISBS) - on Saturday produced its first batch of 269 graduates from a range of world recognised programmes.

Weak rand hurts Botswana exports

25th February 2016

The weakening of the South African Rand is hurting Botswana companies, Acting Business Botswana Chief Executive (CEO) Dichaba Molobe has said.

Portiah’s home-made skincare products a hit with customers

25th February 2016

Portiah Mokgathong, 28, exhibited her homemade skin care products and scented soaps at Riverwalk Mall in Gaborone on the eve of Valentine’s Day.

Dr. Somolekae joins Letshego board

24th February 2016

Leading financial services group, Letshego, has appointed Dr. Gloria Somolokae to its board of directors. The new director is a former deputy cabinet minister with more than 30 years of experience in academia, private and public sectors.


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