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Donors pledge $17 million to Africa Solidarity Trust Fund

African and non-regional donors on Tuesday pledged $17 million to replenish the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund, an initiative which aims to provide food security and eliminate rural poverty on the continent. The…

Indaba to Empower Women in Africa’s Manufacturing Sector

In a pressing endeavour to advance economic growth in developing nations, governments are harnessing strategies focused on the economic empowerment of its women. Studies reveal that when women are economically enabled, countries observe…

Demutualisation delays release of BBS’ audited results

Botswana Building Society (BBS) has delayed the release of its year end results on the back of delays that came with the demutualisation exercise. According to the mortgage bank, the results for…

Olopeng to officiate at BSE’s opening bell ceremony

The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) continues to bring a number of high profile personalities for its Opening Bell Ceremony and this time around the local bourse is bringing on board Minister of…

Entries open for the 2019 Top 100 Young Independents

In its fifth year, the Top 100 Young Independents (TYI) is searching for 100 inspiring and aspiring young leaders from across sub-Saharan Africa who are involved in projects that are contributing towards…

IMF chief calls for global cooperation

The Governor of the Bank of Botswana, Moses D Pelaelo, in his capacity as the Governor and representative of Botswana at the Non-Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), accompanied by…

Copper cables theft bleeds BTC   

Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTC) has said it is experiencing a surge in copper cable theft, both underground and overhead, which has resulted in service disruptions and loss in millions of Pula…

Letshego group CE resigns less than a year in role

Group Chief Executive of Letshego Holdings Limited, Smit Crouse has left the consumer lender with immediate effect. The listed company said Dumisani Ndebele has been appointed as Group CEO for the interim…

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