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[South Africa] Norilsk Nickel launches legal action against BCL over non-payment for African asset sale
02-12-2016 | 09:15:00
Norilsk Nickel Mauritius and Norilsk Nickel Africa Pty Ltd announce that they have filed legal claims against BCL Limited and BCL Investments Proprietary Limited in the Botswanan courts and in the London Court of International Arbitration to recover the USD 271.3 million.
[Botswana] Travel Lodge targets business travelers with modern conference facility
29-11-2016 | 15:26:16
Travel Lodge has unveiled a modern conference facility, as it seeks to cement its place in the tourism industry while targeting business travelers.
Namibia tops African countries featured in Global Entrepreneurship Index; Rwanda, Botswana, South Africa fall closely behind
28-11-2016 | 11:00:00
The inaugural Ashish J Thakkar Global Entrepreneurship Index measures entrepreneurial environments around the world and assesses each of its 85 countries against a set of criteria that spans policy, infrastructure, education, entrepreneurial environment and finance.
[Botswana] Almaz, first computer assembly company breathes life into manufacturing and ICT
25-11-2016 | 16:27:16
The unveiling of Almaz, a first of its kind computer assembly company in Botswana has come as a welcome relief for its role in expanding electronics manufacturing and catalyzing content development, research and development.
[Botswana] FNB reaps benefits of digital transition
17-11-2016 | 16:22:43
In a bid to improve convenience and expedite service delivery to its customers, First National Bank in Botswana has invested heavily in technology in its latest strategy to drive users to digital channels including online banking and the lender’s smartphone app.
[Kenya] Choppies Supermarkets to take over Ukwala chain stores
14-11-2016 | 08:11:10
Choppies Supermarkets from Botswana is set to acquire Nairobi based Ukwala Supermarkets store in December as it seeks to solidify its foothold in the country.
Botswana Makes Doing Business Easier for Local Entrepreneurs, says Latest Doing Business Report
07-11-2016 | 11:00:00
With an overall ranking of 71 out 190 economies, Botswana maintained previous position on the ease of doing business index, according to Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All, released on the 25th of October.
[Botswana] Blue Hearts Holdings acquire Wabler Holdings ending months of protracted debate
03-11-2016 | 15:57:27
Blue Hearts Holdings has acquired electronic company Wabler Holdings, following months of heated debate by retail giants against the acquisition.
[Botswana] Okavanga Diamond Company debuts youth training in diamond entrepreneurship
28-10-2016 | 09:04:08
Government owned diamond firm Okavango Diamond Company has introduced a youth focused programme aimed at equipping them with skills and knowledge that will enable them take advantage of opportunities in the local diamond industry.
[Botswana] Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency entices SMEs with new group funding facility
27-10-2016 | 09:39:34
Government owned Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency(CEDA) has introduced a simplified group funding facility giving Small, Medium, Micro Enterprises easier access to funding without the traditional stringent procedures.
[Botswana] Prime Time trains eyes on Zambia with retail shopping center
26-10-2016 | 12:46:19
Listed property assets company Prime Time has expanded to Zambia where it hopes to construct a state of the art retail shopping center in coming months.
Botswana Power corporation partners with Liquid Telecom to form Liquid Telecom Botswana
25-10-2016 | 14:35:07
Power utility company Botswana Power Corporation has partnered with international telecommunication company Liquid Telecom group to form Liquid Telecom Botswana.
Liquid Telecom to create a new network provider in Botswana
24-10-2016 | 10:03:10
Liquid Telecom and Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) have agreed to enter into a joint venture which will create a new telecoms network provider with extensive reach across Botswana.
Botswana Bitcoin & Blockchain Summit to train Developers to build apps
28-09-2016 | 11:38:00
Bitcoin continues to make inroads in Africa. One particular African country pushing the penetration of the digital currency is Botswana.
The Internet Society Urges African Policymakers to Act on Internet Opportunity
01-06-2016 | 10:17:34
The Internet Society will call for the adoption of policies and frameworks that expand access and create greater demand for the Internet during the 4th annual Africa Internet Summit (AIS) in Gaborone, Botswana from 29 May – 10 June, 2016.
Botswana mobilises for Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability
29-02-2016 | 13:49:07
Botswana has said that the founding members of the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Arica (GDSA) group of governments have to work on more African countries to sign up to the initiative
Pan African Resources : Africa Awards Beckon
24-02-2016 | 12:08:49
Botswana entrepreneurs have been encouraged to take advantage of the African Entrepreneurship Award (AEA) which is powered by BMCE Bank of Africa.
Botswana to Host Innovation Prize for Africa
25-01-2016 | 12:12:57
Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) has announced that Botswana has won the bid to host the fifth annual Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA). IPA is a landmark program of the African Innovation Foundation (AIF), whose objective is to increase the prosperity of Africans by catalysing the innovation spirit in Africa.
GIA Opens Expanded Lab and Education Facility in Botswana
25-01-2016 | 10:46:59
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) opened an expanded laboratory and education facility in Gaborone, Botswana, last week to support its beneficiation efforts in the African nation by bringing value-added services to gem-producing countries.
Botswana launches community-driven HIV campaign
14-01-2016 | 11:45:00
Botswana’s National AIDS Coordinating Agency (NACA) on Thursday said it plans to implement a new community-driven bottom-up HIV prevention approach.
Mauritius, South Africa, Rwanda, Botswana, Morocco most Competitive African Economies
30-09-2015 | 08:28:00
The Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016by the World Economic Forum assesses the competitiveness landscape of 140 economies, providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity.
Econet Mulls Multi-Billion Listing of Liquid Telecom
29-09-2015 | 13:15:52
ECONET Group founder Strive Masiyiwa says he is considering a separate listing next year for subsidiary Liquid Telecom which currently is probably the largest operator of fibre and business satellite services on the African continent.
[Botswana] Government Makes Farming Priority
05-08-2015 | 11:40:09
The Assistant Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Mr Vincent Seretse said farming is one of the major priorities that government is committed to developing as it has the potential to eliminate poverty.
BOCCIM officially changes to Business Botswana
03-08-2015 | 11:59:20
The Botswana Confederation of Commerce, Industry and Manpower (BOCCIM) has officially changed its name to Business Botswana with immediate effect.
China shows interest in Botswana beef
10-07-2015 | 14:26:11
The Chinese embassy in Botswana on Wednesday said its country pays high attention to Botswana’s request of exporting beef and donkey meat to China
APR Energy signs 35MW Botswana power generation deal
16-06-2015 | 12:58:23
APR Energy has signed a contract with the Botswana Power Corporation to provide the country with 35MW of electricity over a two-year period
Botswana to launch minerals policy
10-06-2015 | 13:56:00
The Ministry of Minerals Energy and Water Resources Kitso Mokaila said Wednesday it is currently working on a draft minerals policy before year-end.
[Botswana] MOA Launches Bio-Security Project
08-06-2015 | 13:28:15
The Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) has partnered with Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) in an effort to raise awareness on issues of imports and exports.
Botswana: What Are Botswana's Options for Economic Diversification?
01-06-2015 | 14:14:00
Since shortly after independence, Botswana has depended on its diamond revenues.
Vivo Energy partners with Innscor International Franchising LTD to bring quick service restaurants to Shell customers in Namibia and Botswana
11-05-2015 | 12:48:00
Vivo Energy has today announced an extension to its existing partnership with Innscor to add quick service restaurants at a number of its service stations in Namibia and Botswana.
De Beers Commits To Investing Billions In Botswana, South Africa And Canada
14-04-2015 | 12:14:00
De Beers media relations head Lynette Gould has outlined De Beers' vision for its diamond mining activities, Diamond Intelligence reports.
[Botswana] software business pumps millions into ICT skills development
31-03-2015 | 11:51:00
Data, a market leader in provision of business software in Botswana, has announced intentions to spend 1, 5 million Pula towards skills development in the country's ICT sector.
Vodafone and Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited announce Partner Market Agreement in Botswana
30-03-2015 | 12:24:00
Vodafone and Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited announce Partner Market Agreement in Botswana
Orange launches breakthrough all-inclusive digital offer to deliver mobile internet to millions more across Africa and the Middle East
03-03-2015 | 10:03:00
Today, Orange puts the mobile internet within reach of millions more people, otherwise not previously addressed, with the launch of a new breakthrough digital offer across its significant African and Middle Eastern footprint. The Orange Klif digital offer starts from under US$40 (€35), inclusive of a smartphone, data, voice and text bundle, setting a new benchmark in price that will act as a major catalyst for smartphone and data adoption across the region.
WorldRemit and MTN agree major Mobile Money partnership
21-01-2015 | 11:00:00
Online money transfer service WorldRemit and telecoms operator MTN have signed a global partnership that will enable WorldRemit customers to send remittances instantly to MTN’s Mobile Money customers.
AGCO Africa Summit Calls for Strong Partnerships to Accelerate the Growth in Sustainable Agricultural Transformation in Africa
20-01-2015 | 11:04:00
AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, held its fourth annual AGCO Africa Summit in Berlin, Germany. The Summit is a joint initiative of AGCO, Bayer CropScience, DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft and Rabobank.
Application economy creates opportunity for Africa
28-10-2014 | 11:25:00
The application economy has arrived, and with it, immense business opportunity for Africa. This is according to Gary Lawrence, MD, CA Southern Africa, ...