Author

top banner
Andrew Maramwidze
  • BSE embarks on mitigating delisting surge

    The prevailing economic and business situation will force the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE), to work extra hard, and attract new listing on the bourse. Statistics indicate that initial public listings (IPOs) on stock exchanges across Africa has been...

  • BSE unyielding on growth plans

    Despite the current economic climate with short to medium term risks, Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) remains optimistic of the year ahead. “We project an enabling environment that would be very supportive of our 2022 – 2026 strategy,” said BSE...

  • NBFIRA guarantees safe virtual assets services

    NBFIRA has announced that issuing of the country’s first virtual asset service provider license is demonstration of the continued growth, depth and dynamism of the local market. Last year, during the fourth quarter, NBFIRA granted Yellow Card...

  • BEMA plays down uniform crisis

    Botswana Manufacturer Exporters Association has allayed fears that local manufacturers cannot meet demand of school uniforms, following the restriction on importation of school uniforms. Chains stores such as Ackemans and PEP have approached the High...

  • Child marriages a thorn in SADC communities

    Traumatic youth encounters on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) have been put on spotlight for law makers on the SADC bloc, to chew over and come up with appropriate legislations to prevent the disturbing reality being witnessed across...

  • Virtual services under money laundering radar

    As anti-money laundering, terrorism financing and proliferation financing watch heightens across the globe, government has taken a step, putting a spotlight on virtual assets and virtual service providers. Through a National Coordinating Committee on...

  • Botswana assess its money laundering, terrorist financing

    The government has launched the second National Risk Assessment (NRA) for the country’s financial system.This is in line with the international standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), to detect emerging threats to resilience and...

  • ATAF launches Rapid Response Unit

    African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) has launched a Rapid Response Unit, to complement the Forum’s support to member countries. The initiative will be offering immediate technical responses as part of broadening its services to member countries...

  • Masisi calls for all hands on the deck

    President Mokgweetsi Masisi has challenged the private sector to help government fight the constant rising inflation. The perennial rise in the cost of living has seen August inflation reaching 14.6 percent, beating the December 2008 rate of 13.7...

  • Pensioners applaud pension fund reforms

    Botswana Civil Service Pensioners Association (BCSPA) has applauded government for strengthening and widening oversight authority of the Non-Bank Financial Institution Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) on pension funds.“NBFIRA should have teeth, to be...

  • Reliance Infosystems imparts soft skills

    Botswana subsidiary of Reliance Infosystems has initiated a three months project to equip the country’s human resource with soft skills, as the nation seeks to prop up knowledge-based economy. Speaking at the company’s symposium dubbed ‘Digital...

  • BDIH calls for cybersecurity localisation

    Botswana Digital Innovation Hub (BDIH) has put out a call to the country’s business community to proactively participate in taking control of the country’s cyber security. Acting Chief Executive Officer of BDIH, Tshepo Tsheko said the private...

  • CEDA in no competition with commercial banks

    The Citizen Entrepreneurship Development Agency (CEDA) Chief Executive Officer, Thabo Thamane has dismissed sentiments that the agency is in competition with commercial banks to fund startup and enterprises. “CEDA is not a competitor to commercial...

  • Business Botswana decries low subscriptions

    Business Botswana (BB) has bemoaned the low uptake of its subscription membership by the business community. The country’s apex body for businesses says the organisation’s lobbying for growth and capacity building for the local enterprises is...

  • Tsholofelo apartments sold out

    Botswana Housing Corporation’s (BHC) low income Tsholofelo projects apartments have been sold, the company’s latest financial results has revealed.“There is a plan to build similar apartments in Gaborone Block 7,” said the Corporation in its...

arrow up