Month: July 2016

BIHL Trust Commemorates 50 Years Of Botswana’s heritage

BIHL Trust, on the back of celebrating 40 years of BIHL Group’s heritage, takes the spirit of celebration further in celebrating and commemorating 50 years of Botswana’s heritage, supporting a number of…

BIHL Trust awards two young Batswana Thomas Tlou Scholarship

BIHL Trust continues to champion greater education and access to higher learning through the Thomas Tlou Scholarship. This year’s recipients for the competitive scholarship opportunity have been, after rigorous assessment, named as…

Standard Bank awarded a banking licence in Côte d’Ivoire

Standard Bank has been formally awarded a banking license in Côte d’Ivoire.  The Group opened a Representative Office in December 2013, signalling a drive towards establishing a presence in Francophone West Africa,…

Masire-Mwamba attends 2016 NDI Leaders Forum

Former Commonwealth Deputy Secretary General and Executive Director of The Masire-Mwamba Office, Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba will this week be travelling to Philadelphia, Pennsylvannia to participate in the 2016 National Democratic Institute (NDI)- International…

BSE partners with United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges

The stock exchanges of Botswana, Namibia and Tanzania announced their partnership with the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative at the SSE Executive Dialogue on Green Finance in Nairobi, Kenya. CEOs of all…

Facebook accelerate internet connectivity programme

Facebook is accelerating its efforts to bring internet connectivity to the four billion people around the world who are not yet online, with the goal of contributing to prosperity, progress and development…

Letshego awarded commercial banking licence in Namibia

Letshego Holdings Limited said it has been granted a commercial banking licence in Namibia—a move that enables Letshego Bank Namibia to start rolling out comprehensive financial services in that market. This follows…

Botswana banks’ total income down in 2015

Total income for commercial banks (net-interest income and non-interest income) in Botswana decreased last year owning to a raft of factors including reductions in the benchmark rate over the course of 2015.…

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