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Google announces second $4 million Black Founders fund

Folarin Aiyegbusi  Access to capital continues to pose a challenge for businesses in Africa, especially for women. For Evelyn Kaingu , CEO of Lupiya , this challenge represented an opportunity to leverage technology to support an underserved…

CEDA, LEA to merge into one entity

Government has decided to merger a number of parastatals including those that deal with issues of entrepreneurial development in the country. During his recent televised address, President Mokgweetsi Masisi said over the…

Stanbic makes senior appointments 

Stanbic Bank Botswana has always worked to invest in its greatest asset, being its people. Being an employer of choice and living true to its people promise means actively working to empower,…

AfDB team visits Botswana

A senior leadership team from the African Development Bank Group has arrived in the southern African capital Gaborone, on the first leg of an official visit to Botswana and Zimbabwe. The delegation…

Alexander Forbes unveils new vision

Alexander Forbes, Southern Africa’s leading employee benefits firm has unveiled a new vision, purpose and customer value proposition supported by a refreshed brand to form a greater connection to the people that…

BERA CEO elected Vice Chair of regional energy body 

Chief executive officer of Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA), Rose Nunu Seretse has been elected as Vice Chair of RERA. Member Regulators of the Regional Energy Regulators Association of Southern Africa (RERA)…

Major Moves Comedy is back at Cresta

Major Moves Comedy is back with yet another blockbuster rib cracking lineup for their monthly event this March. The First Friday Comedy event promises fireworks from both local and international comedians at…

BDC disburses P457 million into the economy

Botswana Development Corporation is pleased to release its Audited Annual Financial Statements for the year ended 30 June 2021. Despite the global pandemic, the Company was able to disburse a total of…

Standard Bank ranked as Africa’s most valuable banking brand

Standard Bank has emerged as the most valuable banking brand on the African continent for 2022 in Brand Finance’s annual ranking of the world’s Top 500 Banking Brands, after increasing its brand…

Modise named new Stanbic Chief Executive

Stanbic Bank Botswana says Chose Modise has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive of the Bank, effective 01 January 2022. According to the Bank, all regulatory approvals have been obtained…