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January 14, 2019 4:00 AM Lucara targets P2bn sales from Karowe

Should the diamond miner hit its target, the revenues would be higher than the 2018 forecast of US$180 million. Lucara has become globally renowned for the discovery of exceptionally large diamonds at its Karowe Mine in Letlhakane, particularly the famous Lesedi la Lone, the second biggest rough diamond ever discovered, dug up in November 2015. Eira Thomas 1312

December 6, 2018 11:53 AM Debswana assists Basarwa reversion to indigenous knowledge

The Basarwa of Buhu displayed passion and commitment at the ongoing weeklong educational workshop organised by Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mines (OLDM) in Letlhakane on Wednesday. OLDM has partnered with Ghanzi Craft Trust. The workshop looks to impart knowledge of using community-based natural resources, quality control, standards and packaging amongst 193

November 21, 2018 12:18 PM Bonyongo retires, Milton takes over at Debswana

A statement from the diamond giant this afternoon indicates that Debswana’s shareholders have asked Bonyongo to stay on as a consultant for three months after his retirement “to ensure a smooth leadership transition”. Bonyongo has 26 years of service within Debswana and was appointed managing director on January 1, 2014. He is credited with the group’s 132

November 18, 2018 4:00 AM HotBox permeates through Daily Grind air

Since the summer season started, coffee culture has changed a bit, but for coffee lovers nothing has changed really. Hotwire PRC recently invited lifestyle scribes for a morning of Hotbox coffee at The Daily Grind next to Main Mall in Gaborone. From a business perspective, this provides more opportunities for the development of specialty coffee in Botswana 154

November 4, 2018 4:00 AM Mmamontle helps Batswana move local products

Global producers sometimes overlook consumers’ authentic issues, but small-scale businesses that do not have enough budget to take up shelf space in stores are now getting a platform to sell their products thanks to Mmamontle Store at Molapo Crossing Mall in Gaborone. The store located next to Stanbic Bank Piazza is hard to miss. Passers-by always enquire 167

November 2, 2018 2:00 PM BAA under fire ahead of IAAF president’s visit

Coe is the first leader to visit Botswana, but BAA affiliates feel they have been sidelined. “The purpose of the visit is not clear. It is just a guessing game for us as affiliates. The BAA should have used the visit to its advantage. They should have brought us on board so that we strategise and come up with talking points for the visit,” an affiliate 142

October 23, 2018 4:00 AM Lioness Africa Gets Women Entreprenuers Networking

The series brings together inspirational and successful women entrepreneurs to share, inspire and connect with the next generation of great women-led startups. Running for the second time in Botswana courtesy of Stanbic Bank Botswana, this year the event hosted the First Lady Neo Masisi together with other speakers including Tumi Mbaakanyi, Orefitlhetse 158

October 16, 2018 11:53 AM BSE threatens to suspend, chop Choppies

According to the listing rules, companies on the local exchange are required to publish their financial results no more than three months after the end of the relevant financial reporting period. For Choppies, that period expired on September 30. October 31 marks the next critical threshold for Choppies. If no results are forthcoming by then, BSEL could 148

October 15, 2018 4:00 AM BDC snaps up stake in Transport Holdings

The P149 million deal has the effect of transforming Transport Holdings into a 100% citizen-owned enterprise. Speaking on Tuesday, BDC Managing Director, Bashi Gaetsaloe said the buyout is part of the Corporation’s strategy of steering the growth of leading industries. “Our strengthened partnership with TH through this transaction will provide our country 116

October 9, 2018 4:00 AM BDF Unhappy With One-year Financial Cycle

Addressing the on-going Parliamentary Accounts Committee (PAC) last week, the BDF commander Lieutenant General Placid Segokgo said the current financial cycle duration of a year for BDF to facilitate their programmes is not adequate. He disclosed that to purchase military equipment they need intensive engagements and acquisition hence the one-year financial 155