Trending
Heat Index
Things to do
 
Read More
14
 
Read More
13
 
Read More
12

Calendar
November 2017
M T W T F S S
« Oct    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930  
Botswana
Most Recent
 
Read More
May 5, 2017

China seeks more African oil downstream operations

Chinese government officials have hinted that oil companies from the Asian country could purchase more African oil downstream operations, this follows China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation’s (Sinopec) purchase last month of a controlling stake in Chevron’s southern African subsidiary, Caltex.

Sinopec paid $900m for Chevron equity in the Chevron South Africa (CSA) refinery in Cape Town, oil storage facilities, a lubricants factory in Durban and the Caltex service station distribution network across South Africa and Botswana. It had been reported that other companies were interested in buying the assets, including oil trader Glencore and French oil giant Total but they [...]

28
 
Read More
March 14, 2017

African CEOs to meet in Geneva to discuss investment in Africa

Africa CEO Forum will look at revitalising investment flows into the continent and comes at a time when commodity prices are showing signs of recovery

About 20 South African CEOs are expected to attend the Africa CEO Forum, which, is taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, later in March.

The fifth edition of the forum is due to focus on international investments in Africa. It is running from March 20–21.

The forum will look at revitalising investment flows into Africa and comes when commodity prices are showing signs of recovery.

The forum is expected to host 1,000 key decision makers in industry, finance and politics from across the globe.

Some of [...]

46
 
Read More
February 6, 2017

Opposition forms coalition to challenge Ian Khama’s party in 2019 polls

Gaborone – Opposition groups have reportedly come together to form a coalition to challenge President Ian Khama’s Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in 2019 elections. The BDP has been in power since 1966.

According to eNCA, four parties – the Botswana National Front, the Botswana Movement for Democracy, the Botswana Congress Party, and the Botswana People’s Party – came together as “a response to a plea by the people for the opposition to stop splitting votes and work together”.

The BDP’s popularity has reportedly been sinking since the 2014 elections due to a “sluggish economic growth and high youth unemployment”, the report [...]

19
 
Read More
January 27, 2017

BOTSWANA: HOLLARD INSURANCE ACQUIRES REGENT BOTSWANA GROUP

Hollard Insurance has acquired Regent Botswana Group from Imperial Holdings in a ground-breaking deal that will result in the creation of Botswana’s largest short-term insurance company

Hollard Insurance operations in Botswana include Hollard Insurance Botswana, a short-term insurance company and Hollard Life Insurance Botswana, a life assurance company.

The Regent Botswana Group comprises of Regent Life Botswana, a life assurance company, and Regent Insurance Botswana, a short-term insurance company.

Briefing the media on Tuesday Hollard regional head, Mr Frans Prinsloo said acquisition had been approved by both the Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory [...]

37
Top Stories
 
 
 
 
 
 
Health Tips
 
See how smaller medical schemes can save you money