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Keikantse Lesemela
  • Rotary club revives charity drive post Covid

    The two years lost to the Covid-19 pandemic did not stop the Rotary Club of Gaborone from assisting the needy members of society.President of the Rotary Club Gaborone (RCG) Laura Growns says the club was able to donate food parcels to many needy...

  • Bank Gaborone enrols graduate trainees

    Bank Gaborone Managing Director, Sybrand Coetzee said the bank continues to empower graduates through its Graduate Trainee Programme to increase the bank’s diversity profile and reduce unemployment rate among youth.There are currently seven...

  • RDC Properties anticipates profit surge

    RDC Properties expects outstanding increase in profit before tax for the half year ended 30 June 2022, following its expansion in South Africa. The company stated that the profit will be approximately between 170 percent and 190 percent or P46.4...

  • Shumba Energy reports setback

    Shumba Energy reported that it experienced financial hardships last year due to the impact of Covid-19 and commitment of investors into other projects. The company is currently placed under suspension from trading by Botswana Stock Exchange due to...

  • Khumo Properties facelifts its portfolio

    Khumo properties has intensified its efforts to reshape the property landscape across its portfolio by bringing more developments, and face lifting with international look in all its properties. Briefing the media on Thursday, Khumo Properties Retail...

  • Call for digital access for women in SMEs

    Botswana Trade Commission Chief Executive Officer, Shirley Moncho appealed to government to facilitate easy accessibility and cheaper usage of digital tools for small businesses to enable cross border trade.Speaking during the Pan African Women’s...

  • Lucara cashes on diamond demand

    Lucara Diamond Company recorded increased revenue to $120 million in the second quarter of 2022 as diamond prices continues to rise despite global economic uncertainties. In its quarterly report ended June 2022, Lucara stated that strong rough and...

  • BTCA capacitates members with textile skills

    Botswana Textile and Clothing Association (BTCA) has successfully capacitated its members to execute the statutory instrument for supply of locally manufactured school uniforms countrywide.The organisation has signed a memorandum of understanding...

  • BDC calls for ISF candidates to come forth

    Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) is still on the hunt for suitable candidates for the uptake of the Industry Support Fund (ISF) which was disbursed by government to mitigate the effects of Covid-19 pandemic. The Corporation also indicated that...

  • Phane export regulations confusing - Study

    The cross-border trade for Phane into South Africa from Botswana and Zimbabwe is cumbersome, confusing, and debilitating for impoverished individuals who wish to enter the trade.This is according to a study conducted by the University of Cape...

  • Seed Co anticipates rising costs

    Seed Co International Limited anticipates rising costs of doing business due to inflation and the effects of climate change in Africa. Commenting on the Published Financial Results for the year ended March 2022, SeedCo International Chief Executive...

  • Kbl breathes oxygen to Covid-19 fight

    Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL) Managing Director, Carlos Bennit said they will continue to look for partnerships and opportunities for investment in the communities they operate in as this would help drive business growth in line with InBev global...

  • BTC upgrades technology platforms

    In their new startegy, Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) management upgraded technology platforms to generate profit for the company.Commenting on the company’s published results for the year ended March 2022, BTCL Managing...

  • BUAN rice trials a success

    Assistant Minister of Agriculture Development and Food Security, Molebatsi Molebatsi has said the ministry aims to support rice farmers in Botswana to reduce cereal import bill. Botswana University Of Agriculture and Natural Resources (BUAN) planted...

  • NPF debt hits unsustainable levels

    The National Petroleum Fund debt has reached an unsustainable state and this result in difficulties for Oil companies to secure supplies from the international market.Addressing the media on Wednesday, Puma Energy Head of Africa Fadi Mitri said that...

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