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Keikantse Lesemela
  • Trade wars cripple small scale producers

    Horticulture farmers lose over 65 percent of their produce due to lack of value chains upstream and downstream, a Board Member of Farmers United, Moses Moloi, has said.“Our produce is rotting because we don’t have processing facilities that will...

  • PushaBW pays dividends

    Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) continues to drive local business development through its #Pusha BW strategy which has played a key role in encouraging the purchase of locally produced goods, thus enabling the local companies to grow.BITC...

  • Sekaname signs deal to supply power to BPC

    Local Coal Bed Methane gas power production company, Sekaname Energy has signed a power purchase agreement to supply 6MW power to Botswana Power Corporation (BPC). This is the second coal bed methane power project signed by BPC, the first being Tlou...

  • Gambling business to bolster SMEs-

    Gambling licensing plan is expected to empower local businesses and creates about 2797 jobs.Currently, government is presently implementing an extensive gambling licensing plan that is balanced with a robust responsible gambling campaign, with the...

  • Jindal Africa injects US$2b in Botswana power plant

    Jindal Africa will invest US$2 billion in Botswana through its 600 MW power plant which recently commenced in Mmamabula.Government recently increased the initial 300MW power purchase agreement with Jindal Africa to 600MW responding to the increased...

  • De Beers gifts family a house

    De Beers Group in partnership with Tsholofelo Desire Charitable Foundation donated a house worth about P250 000 to a family in Mogonye, through its commitment to the Ambassadors for Good (AfG) programme. Ambassadors for Good (AfG) is an Anglo...

  • HELL FIRE

    Two truck drivers died last week while one was hospitalised following a horrific accident involving five trucks in Bere along the Trans Kalahari road.The accident, that has been attributed to the raging veldt fire that was engulfing both sides of the...

  • Devine Morula on expansion drive

    Devine Morula founder, Matilda Mpai plans to produce variety of products and expand the business to reach export market. The company processes food and beverages including various ranges of juices and cosmetics out of the indigenous morula fruits.The...

  • StanChart, BOPRITU in partnership

    Standard Chartered Bank Botswana has collaborated with Botswana Primary Teacher’s Union (BOPRITU) to empower members with financial solutions.The two organisations signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) focused on enhancing the long-term...

  • BPC awards electrification project to 60 citizen companies

    Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) has partnered with 60 citizen owned companies to electrify six new villages and extend network in 28 villages across the country. The project has been allocated a total budget of P50 million and funds have already...

  • Standard Chartered forecasts impressive results

    Standard Chartered Bank Botswana profit before tax will surge by up to 244 percent during the six months period ended June 2023. The bank announced that the profit will be approximately between P166 million to P173 million higher than the P71 million...

  • StanChart, BOPRITU in partnership

    Standard Chartered Bank Botswana has collaborated with Botswana Primary Teacher’s Union (BOPRITU) to empower members with financial solutions.The two organisations signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) focused on enhancing the long-term...

  • Lucara recovers another huge stone

    Lucara Diamond Corp has recovered the fourth largest diamond of 1,080.1 carat from its Karowe Diamond Mine. The company revealed that the diamond, measuring 82.2 x 42.8 x 34.2mm is described as a Type IIa top white gem of high quality, recovered in...

  • Mabalane scoops double at Youth Awards

    Mabalane scooped two awards from Botswana National Youth Awards 2023, the Best Youth Owned Business and best Female Youth of the Year. The youth Awards served to celebrate excellence and recognize champions as lead game changers.This year’s awards...

  • CA Sales revenue goes up

    CA Sales announced that earnings per share will reflect an increase of up to 111 percent during six months period ended June 2023. In its full year ended December 2022, the Group reported 18.2 percent increase in revenue to R9,5 billion driven...

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