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Koobonye Ramokopelwa
  • PushaBW propels Mindset Change and vice versa

    Mindset change is of critical importance, if Botswana, which is overly dependent on imports, is to change its fortunes, become self-reliant and prosperous. Commentators and policy makers are of the general view that, once Batswana have changed their...

  • Botswana Trade Portal eases doing business

    Botswana Trade Portal, the web-based cross-border trade facilitation tool that provides the business community with trade-related information on export, import and cross-border in Botswana, has been, to a certain extent, been hailed as a successful...

  • Botswana Trade Portal eases doing business

    Botswana Trade Portal, the web-based cross-border trade facilitation tool that provides the business community with trade-related information on export, import and cross-border in Botswana, has been, to a certain extent, been hailed as a successful...

  • Inside Govt.'s arduous task of rationalisation

    Government’s decision to rationalise some of the State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) in a bid to improve efficiency, is in fact doing the opposite.The current process is clouded by uncertainty and stumbling blocks ahead of the country’s highly...

  • FNB to limit exposure to non-ESG compliant sectors

    The leading commercial bank, First National Bank Botswana has announced it is positioning itself as a transition financier, which basically means they will be more cautious towards financing sectors which are not Environmental, Social & Governance...

  • Govt. plans to flourish private sector - Serame

    Finance minister, Peggy Serame has reiterated government's multi-pronged strategies geared towards enabling the private sector to thrive and help power the landlocked country to a high income status in just over 10 years.Botswana, a semi-arid...

  • ODC lures citizen owned companies into diamonds

    Okavango Diamond Company, the government-owned rough diamond marketing company has launched a ground breaking sales model for citizen owned companies, which, according to Managing Director, Mmetla Masire will encourage more to participate and benefit...

  • StanChart strategy pays off

    Standard Chartered Bank Botswana, the only international bank operating in the country, has posted impressive profits for the six months to June 2023, thanks to a successful execution of its corporate strategy which among others, focusses on optimal...

  • Unipay mulls expansion into SADC market

    UniPay, the 100% Botswana-owned technology company, which specialises in contactless payment solutions for the public transport sector has just announced bigger plans-which include taking the business to the rest of Southern African countries.The...

  • StanChart strategy pays off

    Standard Chartered Bank Botswana, the only international bank operating in the country, has posted impressive profits for the six months to June 2023, thanks to a successful execution of its corporate strategy which among others, focusses on optimal...

  • Unipay mulls expansion into SADC market

    UniPay, the 100% Botswana-owned technology company, which specialises in contactless payment solutions for the public transport sector has just announced bigger plans-which include taking the business to the rest of Southern African countries.The...

  • Absa backs gov't initiatives

    Absa Botswana will continue to support government initiatives which are aligned to its strategic intent, Managing Director, Keabetswe Pheko Moshagane said recently. One of the sectors that the bank has vowed to support is the agricultural sector,...

  • Absa defies hard times

    Absa, the Pan African bank with presence in Botswana, this week announced pre-provision profit for the six months to June 2023, has jumped double-digit, in the face of a tough trading environment, mostly outside its sphere of control. During the...

  • Botswana must overcome challenges to gain High Income status

    Botswana, a developing country which is narrowly diversified, needs to overcome emerging challenges such as climate change, fiscal and external sector sustainability, in order to transition to a high income status.This is the message that came out...

  • Botswana touted as best investment destination

    Botswana’s captains of industry this past week called on international investors to set base locally, arguing that unlike others, the country is -politically and economically stable, and most importantly, has the best laws, taxes, predictable...

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