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  • FirstCred under judicial management

    FirstCred micro-finance institution has been placed under judicial management following gross misuse of P120 million from investors by former management under Getbucks.The High Court has recently ruled in favour of FirstCred, declining petitions from...

  • Letshego launches a housing product

    Letshego, the pan-African finance group, has launched an innovative housing product, Affordable Housing. According to a statement, the product is available to customers in Botswana and Namibia, with rollout plans to the group’s remaining...

  • Annual HR conference billed for October

    Progressive Institute’s annual national human resource dialogue has been slated for October. According to Chief Executive Officer of Progressive Institute, Mmoloki Mmolotsi, the 5th Strategic HR Conference will be held under the banner, ‘The...

  • Aisam moves up Standard Bank ladder

    Sheperd Aisam from Botswana, who has served as Head of Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) at Stanbic Bank for 6 years, has been appointed Head of Public Sector, Business & Commercial Clients at Standard Bank Group. Stanbic Bank Botswana Chief...

  • RMB initiates gender-driven bond issuance worth over R1bn for Barloworld

    Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) has arranged a R1.14 billion gender-linked bond issuance for industrial group Barloworld which will see a pricing advantage if it achieves its gender performance targets. Trishalia Naidoo from RMB’s debt capital market team...

  • Ford to axe 3,000 jobs to fund shift to electric vehicles

    Ford Motor said on Monday it is cutting 3,000 jobs this week in a move to boost profits as it seeks to fund the $50bn it plans to spend on electric vehicles. The cuts will come primarily in the US, while some positions also are being eliminated in...

  • Annual Chinese Charity Golf Day a roaring success

    The Charity Association of Chinese in Botswana (CACB) has pledged to donate stationery, school bags, and hand sanitisers to a school yet to be identified in Mogoditshane.The handover date is also yet to be announced. This gesture is to mark the...

  • PRESSURE MOUNTS FOR TGRSA AS SARRC MOVES TO BRONKHORSTSPRUIT

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing SA is gearing up for the next round of the 2022 South African Rally-Raid Championship, the #TeamHilux Rally-Raid Bronkhorstspruit, which takes place this weekend. Three TGRSA crews attained podium positions during the previous...

  • Over P250 000 recovered despite ATM blast yesterday

    Several Ramotswa residents on Tuesday morning took to social media to describe how they were woken up by a loud bang that they would later learn was caused by thugs bombing a Stanbic Bank Automated Teller Machine (ATM) at Engen filling...

  • Palesa Molefe makes acting debut in rape/consent series

    Outgoing Miss Botswana Palesa Molefe has made her acting debut in a series called 'Is it Rape?' premised on the that was released earlier this month by Molao Matters. 'Is it Rape,' is a series of series that explores issues of consent...

  • Botswana, SA strengthen trade, economic relations

    In celebration and commemoration of 28 years of bilateral economic relations, the Ministry of Trade and Industry of Botswana together with the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) of South Africa are convening a High-Level...

  • New chairman commits to Turnstar success

    New Turnstar Holdings Chairman, Butler Phirie says the company remains committed to creating shared value for shareholders and stakeholders of the business. Phirie said the directors will continue to flex muscle for the business to invest, manage and...

  • Sefalana increases profits

    Fast-moving consumer goods group, Sefalana, is anticipating profits on its financial results for the year ended 25th of April 2022. The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) listed company issued a statement this week indicating that its profit before tax...

  • PPC Botswana imparts brick moulding skills

    With over three years rolling out citizen empowerment through ongoing brickmaking workshops, PPC Botswana is upbeat that the initiative will prop up enterprise operations across the country.“Through this effort, PPC Botswana looks forward to...

  • Bushra Stud wins big at Voorlsag Show

    Letlhakane’s Voorslag Boteti Agric Show has held its annual jamboree for farmers after a temporary hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’re elated to see the Voorlsag Show return,” said Faheem Kala of Bushra Stud. Kala’s sentiments comes...

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