Access Bank Botswana granted banking licence

Access Bank Botswana Limited, which was formerly African Banking Corporation of Botswana Limited [T/A BancABC]), said all the regulatory formalities for the change of name have been completed. In a Botswana Stock…

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Tsheole re-elected as ASEA vice president

The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has said its chief executive officer, Thapelo Tsheole, has been re-elected as the Vice President of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA). The BSE added Dr. Edoh…

Trading in cryptocurrency not regulated in Botswana – BoB

The Bank of Botswana has been following and monitoring developments on the increasing trade in crypto assets, notably Bitcoin, globally and here in Botswana, including participation by residents and other domestic entities…

Mascom partners with Ministry of Health & Wellness

The Ministry of Health & Wellness continues to roll out the Covid 19 Vaccine to different age groups across the country, Mascom has partnered with the Greater Francistown District Health Management Team…

BBSL moves towards becoming first indigenous commercial bank

BBS Limited (BBSL) has moved a step towards becoming the first indigenous commercial after the regulator granted the financial institution a provisional commercial banking licence. In a statement, BBSL told its Shareholders,…

Bank of Botswana to issue second emission of P50 banknote

The Bank of Botswana will, from November 15, 2021, following a stock replenishment exercise, issue into circulation a second emission of the P50 banknote bearing the signatures of the former Minister of…

BoB explains Governor’s dual roles

The Bank of Botswana notes, with disappointment, the recent media reports and commentary on its governance, following a submission by the Chief Executive Officer of the Botswana Accountancy Oversight Authority (BAOA) to…

Botswana Diamonds placement to raise £550,000

The Board of Botswana Diamonds (AIM: BOD) says it has undertaken a company-arranged placing with existing and new investors to raise £550,000 via the issue of 55,000,000 new ordinary shares (the “Placing…

Rail Park Mall turns 10 

Grandly sitting in the heart of the capital city, Gaborone, Rail Park Mall is 10 years old, and the country’s most-visited retail and lifestyle destination is marking the milestone with a month-long…

Tlou Energy, BPC sign 10MW power purchase agreement

Tlou Energy Limited and the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) have signed a 10MW Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). Under the terms of the PPA, BPC will purchase up to 10MW of power generated…

Network of Young Cybersmart Champions launched in Botswana

On the eve of Cyber Awareness month, CyberSmart BW launched the CyberSmart Champions Network, a peer-to-peer cyber awareness initiative with the objective to educate young Batswana about how to stay safe online.…

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