Tag: Botswana

Adapt or die, and the changing nature of insurance industry

Significant events and shifts in geopolitics, global health, technology and climate change are transforming behaviours in the financial markets at an unprecedented pace. Investor confidence is challenged every day, and market trends are changing just as…

Moody’s downgrades Botswana’s sovereign credit rating

Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) has released the results of the review of the 2021 sovereign credit rating for Botswana. Moody’s has downgraded the country’s sovereign credit rating for long-term bonds, denominated in…

National informal sector Recovery Plan launched

The minister of Investment, Trade and Industry (MITI), Peggy Serame has implored the informal sector to work towards building their businesses into formal enterprises. Speaking at the launch of the Botswana National…

S&P changes Botswana’s outlook from stable to negative

S&P Global Ratings has released an update of the sovereign credit rating for Botswana which showed that the country’s sovereign credit rating for long-term foreign and domestic currency bonds are affirmed at…

Ramatlapeng is new Deloitte Botswana Country Managing Partner

Deloitte Africa has announced the appointment of Cecilia Ramatlapeng to succeed Max Marinelli as the Country Managing Partner for its Botswana practice effective from 1 June 2020. Marinelli will continue to act…

IMF urges Botswana to accelerate tax revenue reforms

A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Enrique Gelbard visited Gaborone from May 1-16 for discussions on the 2017 Article IV Consultation with Botswana. The discussions covered recent developments…

EU Ambassador’s speech at the France Business Forum

I am grateful for this opportunity to make some remarks on this occasion of the Botswana-France Business Forum this year. France is one of the key member states of the European Union…

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