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  • Competition Authority approves M Price control of Studio 88

    The Competition and Consumer Authority has unconditionally approved the acquisition by Mr Price Group Limited (Mr Price) of sole control of Blue Falcon 188 Trading Proprietary Limited (trading as Studio 88 Group) and hereinafter referred to as...

  • BDC invests in Oxygen manufacturing project

    Botswana Development Corporation, a government investment arm, has reiterated its commitment to help develop a viable, competitive and profitable manufacturing industry in the country.This is the message which has come out clearly from BDC Managing...

  • PPC Botswana seeks market expansion

    The new country sales boss for PPC Botswana, Effort Cliff Alfred has announced intentions to seek new opportunities for growth and value creation for the company.“The amalgamation of marketing strategies against company resources coupled with...

  • CHICKS ON FIRE

    This past Saturday, Ko Jarateng Restaurant in Mogoditshane made history. The restaurant, that is fast crafting a niche for being the best barbecue spot in town, was at it again with another edition, dubbed the 'Chicks on Fire' event. This...

  • Africa’s off-grid solar sector seeks to rebuild after pandemic shock

    Africa’s off-grid solar power industry is growing but is in urgent need of further support, as the sector struggles to shake off the negative impact of the Covid pandemic on providers of equipment and services, and the ability of customers to pay....

  • De Beers diamond sales pick up to $650m in fifth cycle

    De Beers says sales in its fifth cycle of 2022 rose by more than a third compared to the previous year, driven by buoyant US demand for jewellery and the gradual reopening of retail outlets in Covid-19-hit China. The world’s number one diamond...

  • Metal Tiger cuts Sandfire investment

    Global economic uncertainties have pushed Metal Tiger, a listed investor in natural resources, to cut its investment in Sandfire Resources, the developers of Motheo Mine. The company told shareholders this week of its decision to dispose of, in...

  • Letshego chairman, two directors jump ship

    The Chairman of Letshego Board of Directors, Enos Banda and two other directors, has resigned from his position with immediate effect.The resignation of Banda, Dr. Gloria Somolokae and Harrinton Karuhunga came hours before the Annual General Meeting...

  • Kavindama gets land in the delta

    Local entrepreneur, Ineeleng Kavindama has finally won a long, tedious court battle over a disputed piece of land that she applied for within the Okavango Delta.On Tuesday last week, the Land Tribunal ruled in her favour in a case in which she had...

  • Lucara digital sales platform grows

    Lucara Diamonds says it intends to seek additional diamond supply to push sales through its Clara web-based digital sales platform as the benefits of purchasing rough diamonds in an innovative way become evident.The company, stated that while most of...

  • Moeti Mohwasa: BNF/UDC spin-doctor par excellence

    The Secretary General of the Botswana National Front (BNF) and Head of Communications for Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Moeti Mohwasa believes that he has played his part and will not be contesting the position of BNF SG.However, he vows to...

  • Financing Public Private Partnerships

    Botswana, like most developing countries, still needs substantial investment in key infrastructure. More recently, the financing of infrastructure has increasingly taken the form of project finance through the Public Private Partnership (PPP) model...

  • Financing Public Private Partnerships: The role of the capital market

    Botswana, like most developing countries, still needs substantial investment in key infrastructure. More recently, the financing of infrastructure has increasingly taken the form of project finance through the Public Private Partnership (PPP) model...

  • Botswana: Home to increasing business opportunities (PLATFORM)

    In many ways, Botswana is an exceptional nation. It is Africa’s oldest democracy, one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world, and one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. It is the likely birthplace of modern humans, and home...

  • Botswana must exploit opportunities from TICAD 8

    Some 50 representatives from Africa – 43 of them being ministers, including our own Foreign minister, Dr. Lemogang Kwape - met virtually this past weekend with Japan’s foreign affairs minister HAYASHI Yoshimasa and State minister SUZUKI Takako to...

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