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Andrew Maramwidze
  • 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...

  • Masisi invites peers to emulate Botswana’s diamond story

    President Mokgweetsi Masisi has implored resource endowed countries to emulate Botswana diamond’s economic and social development story.Speaking at the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), this week, Masisi emphatically expressed his desire to have...

  • Ottapathu lures enterprises to list

    Choppies Chief Executive Officer, Ramachandran Ottapathu has challenged start-up enterprises and small to medium scale businesses to consider listing on the domestic bourse to raise equity. “Overcome the fear of public scrutiny,” said Ottapathu,...

  • Masisi pins Reset Agenda on entrepreneurship ministry

    President Mokgweetsi Masisi has pinned hope on the reengineering of government entities to accommodate a ministry solely responsible for enterprise under his Reset Agenda blueprint to spur the national economy. “The new Ministry of Entrepreneurship...

  • BoFinet to forge strong industry partnerships

    Botswana Fibre Networks (BoFiNet) is geared up to support businesses with the most modern ICT backbone infrastructure. “We are your partner in business and are continuously exploring ways in which we can add value to you and enable your businesses...

  • Time Developments secures Prime Plaza II project

    Prime Time has signed a development and project management deal with Time Developments Botswana, worth over P2.5 million for the development of Prime Plaza II in Gaborone’s Central Business District (CBD). According to the company, the contract is...

  • Serame allays fears of tax hike

    Finance and Economic Development Minister, Peggy Serame has allayed fears that government intends to hike taxes to plug fund fiscal deficits. Addressing media this week on issues related to Botswana Unified Revenue Services, Serame denied plans to...

  • Women challenged to step-up food production

    National Development Bank CEO, Lorato Morapedi has challenged women to take up more agribusiness ventures to cut down on the country’s food import bill. With an annual P7 billion food import bill hanging over the country, Morapedi said women can...

  • BSE invite companies for CSD project

    Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has intentions to implement a new Central Securities Depository (CSD) system by the second quarter of next year. Authorities at the bourse have already put out a call for companies to perform a post migration data...

  • BTCL supports for 4IR

    Botswana Telecommunications Corporations Limited (BTCL) has announced unwavering support to the 4th industrial revolution developments on the local economy. “At BTC, we believe that the fourth industrial revolution is a global language and...

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