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Month: September 2016

End of era as Linah Mohohlo leaves Bank of Botswana

Bank of Botswana says its governor, Linah Mohohlo will leave office on October 20, 2016 as the tough banking regulator goes on retirement. Mohohlo was appointed central bank governor in 1999, following…

AIF launches sixth edition of Innovation Prize for Africa awards

The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) , the driver of The Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA), has announced the launch of the sixth edition of the IPA awards by calling for applications to the prestigious competition. The…

BoFiNet Adds To Bot50 To Enhance Celebrations

Botswana Fibre Networks (BoFiNet) has connected the National Stadium with Wi-Fi in Gaborone and the Francistown Sports Complex as part of the Bot50 celebrations that will culminate with Independence eve activities and Independence Day…

Letshego stages a solid recovery

Letshego commenced a share buyback program on the 5th of September, when it purchased 13.35 million shares at a price of P2.04 a share. In the week under review the share price…

BIHL and CEO win Africa Investor award

Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL) Group has scored big at the prestigious Africa Investor (Ai) Capital Markets and Index Series Awards, which is a proof in the proverbial pudding that Botswana born businesses continue to…

Inflation decelerates further

With inflation printing at 2.6% in August, short-term inflation fears were put to bed as risks to the downside proved to be persistent. The August reading was in line with our forecasts…

Top African banking executives gather in Mauritius

The Mauritius Commercial Bank Group (MCB)) hosts 40 top executives representing 40 African banks at the week-long 2016 Africa Forward Together conference held at the five-star Ravenala Attitude Hotel. Africa Forward Together…

Huawei unveils new flagship tablet: MediaPad M3

Following the launch of the Nova Series, Huawei unveiled its newest flagship tablet, the Huawei MediaPad M3, and showcased the device’s premium audio and multimedia capabilities designed in partnership with Harman Kardon. “The…

BoFiNet completes unique project laying fibre under Okavango River

Botswana Fibre Networks (BoFiNet) in line with the Government of Botswana’s efforts to modernise the network, as well as improving internet connectivity, embarked on a project to extend services in the Mohembo…

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