Business

Furnmart jittery on subdued trading conditions

Furnmart, a leading furniture retailer is expecting subdued trading conditions going forward, further putting their business on slippery ground especially after posting 15 percent decline in profits to P47.7 million for the year to July 2016.


25th November 2016

Barclays shared growth to drive domestic economy

25th November 2016

Youth businesses have a potential to contribute significantly to the expansion of the domestic economy, Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development Minister Thapelo Olopeng said at the launch of the Barclays Shared Growth Strategy.

BIHL scoops best annual report for record 7th time

25th November 2016

Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited scooped the best annual report under financial services’ at the Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) Best Published Corporate Report and Accounts Awards, marking the Group’s 7th win in the category since 2005.

OLDM General Manager quits

18th November 2016

The General Manager of Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mines (OLDM), Alan Breen will leave the company at the end of this year, Debswana management has revealed.

Association of Business Executives launches new qualification

18th November 2016

The Association of Business Executives (ABE) Botswana, shall on the 25th November 2016, launch a new qualification - the Business Start-Up Certificate (Level 3) at Botswana National Productivity Centre (BNPC).

Botswana Dry Port facility lobbies Parastatals

10th November 2016

The Botswana Dry Port facility in Namibia’s Walvis Bay faces the hurdle of diverting traffic volumes from the port of Durban in South Africa and luring it to the dry port through the Trans Kalahari Corridor (TKC).

Puma Filling station gives away 16-seater Kombi

10th November 2016

In its strategy to promote entrepreneurship among Batswana, Puma Energy, Railpark Filling Station which is a franchise owned by a citizen, gave away 16 seater kombi to the ‘Fill Up and Win Promotion’ winner on Friday.

Bond market has potential to diversify economy

14th October 2016

Minster of Investment, Trade and Industry Vincent Seretse says there is a need to grow the domestic bond market as this will go a long way in diversifying the economy.

Khama approves Energy regulatory body

6th October 2016

President Ian Khama has assented to the Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority Bill which was passed by Parliament in August 2016, Business Trends can reveal.

BTCL loses P370 million in assets impairment

6th October 2016

Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited has recorded a loss of over P300million in the 2015/16 financial year.

Rough diamond industry needs one approach to valuation – KP chair

6th October 2016

Kimberley Protocol (KP) chairperson Ahmed Bin Sulayem has called for a consensual approach to determining a set of criteria to create a universal methodology for the valuation of rough diamonds.

JMC vows to conduct evidence-based research

6th October 2016

Joint Mind Consult (JMC) Country Managing Director Dr Patrick Molutsi says the country needs to develop its research profile since evidence-based research is the only way to measure progress or failures.

Maun Airport to complete by 2021

19th September 2016

The Civil Aviation Authority Botswana (CAAB) who owns and manages all airports in Botswana has announced that plans to develop the Maun Airport are underway.


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