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June 11, 2018 4:00 AM The importance of communication in macroeconomic policy management

For a number of reasons, a central bank needs to continually interact and disseminate information to stakeholders. Such interactions and communication clarify the Bank’s role and, therefore, reinforces the effectiveness with which it discharges its mandate of ensuring price stability, sound financial and well-functioning payments systems and, more broadly 41

May 29, 2018 4:00 AM Business Botswana Confident In Masisi’s Economic Roadmap

Since taking power in April this year there have been strong suggestions that Masisi is showing signs of improving various sectors that drive the economy of the country. Business Botswana president, Gobusamang Ebineng expressed optimism in Masisi's regime over the weekend at the official opening of the annual northern trade fair in Francistown. The fair is the brainchild 36

May 29, 2018 4:00 AM President Masisi Addresses First Press Conference

This will be an exciting opportunity for journalists as the last time a sitting President addressed a press conference was more than a decade ago. His predecessor, former president Ian Khama made public his disdain for the local media, describing it as the worst. Khama was hardly accessible to the local press. Masisi has since assuming office at least 25

May 1, 2018 4:00 AM LEA To Focus On Creating Competitive, Sustainable Enterprises

Speaking during LEA’s annual Pitso, themed ‘Empowering Botswana SMMEs in pursuit of business development and economic diversification’ the CEO Dr Racious Moatshe said that the strategy is aimed at creating a competitive and sustainable pool of enterprises within the targeted period. “We undertake to execute this strategy which would be launched this year with utmost 63

April 24, 2018 4:00 AM Primetime Sees Improved Tenancy

“Pep, Ackermans, Clicks and Jet all opened in the first quarter of this financial year and it will still take some time to bed down this centre after its rocky start, but with the new KFC drive-through due to open shortly it is looking more positive,” he said. The tenanting of Pilane Crossing has been a hurdle with partial settlement of the widely reported 78

April 23, 2018 4:00 AM Botswana, Zambia cement 50 years ties

President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s inaugural working visit to Zambia demonstrated the significance Botswana attached to consolidating bilateral relations between the two countries. During his visit to Zambia last week, President Edgar Lungu requested Masisi to officiate at the 92nd Zambia Agricultural and Commercial Show in August. Accepting the invite, Masisi 76

March 28, 2018 6:36 AM Botswana's Ambassador to Germany dead

According to the press statement from Southern African Customs Union, (SACU) Ambassador Moremi passed away on Monday March 26, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Ambassador Moremi was the founding Executive Secreatry of SACU from 2004 to 2014. She was the first resident Ambassador of Botswana to Germany following the opening of the Embassy in Berlin in 2013. Ambassador 82

March 23, 2018 3:41 PM Khama to unveil two iconic monuments before he goes

The unveiling events will both be conducted by President Ian Khama at 1130hrs on each date. The Tropic of Capricorn is one of the three imaginary lines along with the Tropic of Cancer and the Equator which are believed to cut across the planet Earth with the Equator being the longest line of latitude. The imaginary lines are based on the position of the Sun in relation 73

March 6, 2018 11:02 AM Govt retains Maun abattoir

The Minister of Agricultural Production and Food Security, Patrick Ralotsia announced the move in a statement presented to Parliament this week. Ralotsia announced that following recommendations from inclusive consultations with stakeholders, government has agreed to convert BMC to a limited liability company and commercialise it to achieve operational 83

March 5, 2018 4:00 AM BBS vendors, contractor clash over arrears

This came after the new contractor made the vendors who are occupying the space at the flea market pay P10 every day. The new arrangement has made the vendors uncomfortable since they now believe that the new contractor is taking all their profit. Again their query is that the council has failed to introduce the new contractor to them after the then Botswana 80