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Matambo buoyant on 2017 growth prospects

The domestic economy is expected to expand at a much faster rate this year when compared to the previous year, the budget speech presented by Finance and Economic Development minister this week shows.


14th February 2017

Dare to dream

14th February 2017

Education is the key to success, so a lot would say; whilst some say it doesn’t matter whether you have many Degrees, Masters and PhDs, what matters is your brains to think and be creative.

Foreign reserves decline

14th February 2017

Botswana’s foreign exchange reserves stood at P76.8 billion at the end of December 2016, compared to P84.9 billion in December 2015, representing a decline of 9.5 percent.

Young Batswana buy Saverite franchise in Tlokweng

6th February 2017

Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture deputy permanent secretary, Peter Mongwaketse, has urged aspiring local entrepreneurs to look for alternative sources of capital amid revelation that the government funding is not enough to meet the national demands.

Gambling Authority prepares regulations

6th February 2017

The Gambling Authority Chief Executive Officer Thuli Johnson said they are yet to finalise the regulations for promotional competitions, which were suspended last year April.

OMY tales a leap of faith in construction

6th February 2017

For 22-year old Botho Mokopotsa construction made a lot of sense back in 2014 when he formed a company called One Man Journey(OMY) to provide architectural, construction, geological and landscaping services.

Matambo asks for P3billion

23rd December 2016

Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Kenneth Matambo last week presented supplementary estimates of expenditure from the consolidated and development funds amounting to P3billion.

BotswanaPost more efficient after restructuring

23rd December 2016

BotswanaPost had opportunity to improve service delivery this year by putting staff and making the organisation more effective.

India’s money crackdown hurt De Beers sales

16th December 2016

De Beers, the world’s biggest diamond producer, has reached its lowest sales point of rough stones for the year as demand was hurt by India’s crackdown on black money.

Connexus scoops best OSV prize for 2016

16th December 2016

Digital educational company, Conexus, has been announced the best local Orange Social Venture (OSV) Prize 2016 and received P20 000 cash for its troubles.

Ozzy Entertainment spreads brand beyond Africa

16th December 2016

Director of Ozzy Entertainment, Osego Maseko - popularly known as Ozzy - says that market, profit and growth are the essential elements needed to boost the entertainment business in Botswana.

Billy outlines potential job creating sectors

16th December 2016

Member of Parliament for Francistown East Buti Billy has told Parliament that sectors like farming, tourism, arts and sports can benefit locals immensely if taken seriously.

Parastatals urged to appoint competent Board members

1st December 2016

Botswana Accountancy Oversight Authority (BAOA) Chief Executive Officer, Duncan Majinda, says Board members who do not have the right skills and balance result in a poor Board that lacks experience to take parastatals to another level.


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