Business

Zimbabwe finance minister says sanctions to blame for cash crunch

Zimbabwe's finance minister blamed international sanctions on Sunday for a cash crunch that has forced the government to delay wages to soldiers and civil servants as President Robert Mugabe faces rare popular protests.


22nd July 2016

Govt still to account for the plastic levy

12th July 2016

While the Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism is considering a complete ban of the use of plastic carrier bags, there is still no word regarding the collection of the levy paid by consumers since 2007.

Botswana’s aviation ranks higher in safety

12th July 2016

The European Commission (EU) Directorate for Mobility and Transport has noted an increase of the Effective Implementation of International Safety Standards made by the Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana.

Botswana Post retains ‘Icon of Excellence’ strategy

12th July 2016

BotswanaPost has decided to retain its 2011 Icon of Excellence strategy that ended in March 2016 despite failing to reach its dream of P500million mark on its revenue.

Businesswomen seek special funding

12th July 2016

Woman in Business Association (WIBA) President, Tumi Mbaakanyi says government should allocate funds to support women in business.

Mayor invites partnership in development

23rd June 2016

The Gaborone City Council Mayor, Kagiso Thutlwe has this week urged his Council to use the Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) strategy to sufficiently finance the City’s internal roads.

Botswana Innovation Hub participates in the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

20th June 2016

Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) recently commemorated the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD 2016).

Afena Capital Botswana to acquire 51% of shares from parent group

20th June 2016

Afena Capital Botswana management and the company staff trust  have proposed to snap up an additional 51 percent in Afena Capital group,a statement issued recently has revealed.

Puma Energy powers the 2016 Toyota 1000Km Desert race

17th June 2016

Puma Energy Botswana are set to be the official fuel sponsors for the up coming   2016 Toyota 1000km Desert Race.

Khanyi counsels business women

16th June 2016

Women in Botswana have been urged to be positive in looking for business opportunities and establish their footprints even in a hostile environment where women are often not taken seriously.

KFC closes shop after 20 years of operation

3rd June 2016

International restaurant   franchise Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) is expected to   cease operations in Botswana during the course of the next week.

Govt, BTCL get P500m windfall

9th May 2016

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.

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.


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