Industry Opinion

Bank Rate unchanged at 5 percent

At the meeting held on October 22, 2018, the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Botswana decided to maintain the Bank Rate at 5 percent. The outlook for price stability remains…

Insurance that every Small Business needs

Some small businesses consider insurance premiums to be an unnecessary expense, yet without insurance cover, they can experience financial difficulties if a peril covered by insurance was to occur. Insurance cover for…

Africa set to awaken the roar of the dragon

With South Africa hosting the forthcoming BRICS Summit, there has never been a better time to champion the country and the broader continent’s agenda.  BRICS serves as a timely reminder that as…

Building an ethical and compliance culture

The importance of ethics in good corporate governance cannot be overemphasised. Ethics is often viewed as the foundation of compliance and aims to ensure that those it regulates, behave in a manner…

Africa’s Fintech culture transforming continent’s FX landscape

Africa’s fragmented markets and lack of legacy foreign exchange trading infrastructure means that the continent has become a melting pot of fintech activity and innovation. The evolution to electronic foreign currency trading…

Botswana new President likely to spur economic growth

His Excellency Mokgweetsi Eric Masisi was inaugurated as Head of State of the Republic of Botswana on the 1st of April 2018. This is after the stepping down of Lt. Gen. Dr…

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