Business

BECI mulls selling credit information to public

Botswana Export Credit Insurance (BECI) is confident that economic growth can be achieved though investing in other countries, such as China and South Africa, says Managing Director Cowell Habana.


1st December 2016

Chobe occupancy up 5%

1st December 2016

Botswana Stock Exchange listed ecotourism giant, Chobe Holdings, has seen an increase in occupancy by five percent during the 2016 financial reporting period ended 31st August 2016.

Over P12million to be spent on Gaborone streetlights

1st December 2016

The ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, through the Gaborone City Council has set aside over P12.2million budget for street lighting during this financial year.

Furnmart jittery on subdued trading conditions

25th November 2016

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.

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.

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).

New building technology cuts costs and time

10th November 2016

New building technology introduced by Metse (Pty) Ltd will help save time and cost of building as the construction of a house will only take eight days.

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.


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