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News Botswana Finance: It’s unfortunate to include Ghana to money-laundering blacklist – Finance Ministry

Published on: Thursday 21 May 2020
It’s unfortunate to include Ghana to money-laundering blacklist – Finance Ministry
News source: https://www.myjoyonline.com/business/finance/its-unfortunate-to-include-ghana-to-money-laundering-blacklist-finance-ministry-to-eu/

The European Commission’s proposal to include Ghana in the list of high risk jurisdictions with strategic deficiencies does not reflect exactly the current status of Ghana’s Anti-Money Laundering and ...

News Botswana Finance: Btc Donates P2m to COVID-19 Relief Fund

Published on: Wednesday 13 May 2020
Btc Donates P2m to COVID-19 Relief Fund
News source: https://www.marketwatch.com/press-release/btc-donates-p2m-to-covid-19-relief-fund-2020-04-18

In support of government's efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) Limited has donated P2 million to the COVID-19 Relief Fund. A press release from BTC ...

News Botswana Finance: Botswana raids land and water budget to pay for public service wage hikes

Published on: Thursday 19 December 2019
Botswana raids land and water budget to pay for public service wage hikes
News source: https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/world/africa/2019-12-19-botswana-raids-land-and-water-budget-to-pay-for-public-service-wage-hikes/

Gaborone — Botswana’s finance ministry submitted a 1.1-billion pula ($102.5m) supplementary budget to legislators, with additional funds to pay for increases in wages and pensions for public servants ...

News Botswana Finance: Financial sector threatens Mongolia’s recovery

Published on: Thursday 19 December 2019
Financial sector threatens Mongolia’s recovery
News source: https://www.euromoney.com/article/b1jhzzc8xqjfft/financial-sector-threatens-mongolias-recovery

Being lumped together with Botswana, Pakistan and Syria was the last thing Mongolia wanted ... “There’s a feeling that the minister of finance would like to continue with the programme because it ...

News Botswana Finance: High school students given jobs, earn money in unique personal finance class

Published on: Friday 20 December 2019
High school students given jobs, earn money in unique personal finance class
News source: https://www.10news.com/news/national/high-school-students-given-jobs-earn-money-in-unique-personal-finance-class

Lasalle saw a nationwide problem. According to Standard and Poor's, the U.W. has a financial literacy rate of 57% which is ranks just a little better than the country of Botswana. So, Lasalle started ...

News Botswana Finance: She’s Unlocking the Potential of Botswana’s Land

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
She’s Unlocking the Potential of Botswana’s Land
News source: https://www.ozy.com/rising-stars/the-agribusiness-consultant-helping-africa-get-the-most-from-its-land/97090/

Instead of going into farming herself — she and Botswana’s baking sun have never really jelled — she set about plugging ... And then she took advantage of a government finance model to buy her own ...

News Botswana Finance: Botswana President Masisi on how global slowdown, trade wars are affecting gem prices and exports.

Published on: Friday 06 September 2019
Botswana President Masisi on how global slowdown, trade wars are affecting gem prices and exports.
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/video/botswana-president-masisi-global-slowdown-203620416.html

Sep.06 -- Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi said global economic slowdown is affecting both diamond sales and prices negatively. It is also having a knock-on effect on Botswana’s economy, but the government expects the downturn to be temporary. Masisi was speaking with Bloomberg Television's Manus Cranny at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town.

News Botswana Finance: Strata-X Joins Forces With Leading Botswana Fund

Published on: Sunday 15 September 2019
Strata-X Joins Forces With Leading Botswana Fund
News source: https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/09/16/1915763/0/en/Strata-X-Joins-Forces-With-Leading-Botswana-Fund.html

NDA signed with Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) to allow due diligence required for a multi-staged US$10 million finance package targeting the appraisal and development of Strata-X’s 100% owned ...

News Botswana Finance: Lucara Announces the Naming of the 1,758 carat Sewelô Diamond

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Lucara Announces the Naming of the 1,758 carat Sewelô Diamond
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/lucara-announces-naming-1-758-231500445.html

Lucara Diamond Corp. ("Lucara" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the winning submission for the naming of the 1,758 carat diamond has been chosen. Meaning "rare find" in Setswana, the name Sewelô was selected from over 22,000 submissions in a contest open to

News Botswana Finance: Botswana: 'Deny Foreigners Land Ownership in Botswana' - MPs

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
Botswana: 'Deny Foreigners Land Ownership in Botswana' - MPs
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907170596.html

A heated debate ensued in Parliament on Wednesday after MPs proposed the introduction of laws that prohibit foreign nationals from owning land in Botswana, with the only option available to them being long term leases.

News Botswana Finance: Cupric Canyon secures financing for Khoemacau project in Botswana

Published on: Tuesday 16 April 2019
News source: http://www.mining.com/cupric-canyon-secures-financing-khoemacau-project-botswana/

The recent financing includes a $275 million senior debt facility from Red Kite Mine Finance along with a $265 million silver ... one of the largest towns in Botswana and the gateway to the Okavango ...

News Botswana Finance: Botswana shows off country's largest-ever blue diamond

Published on: Wednesday 17 April 2019
News source: http://www.lse.co.uk/FinanceNews.asp?code=626ak587

JOHANNESBURG, April 17 (Reuters) - Botswana's state-owned Okavango Diamond Company displayed a 20-carat gemstone on Wednesday that it said was the largest blue diamond ever discovered in the country, ...

News Botswana Finance: The number cruncher

Published on: Friday 19 April 2019
News source: https://thevoicebw.com/the-number-cruncher/

With a background in finance, Sebabole’s was a smooth transition to the world of economics. The former University of Botswana lecturer now works for FNB Botswana where he plays a key role in ...

News Botswana Finance: This African Safari Was Founded Before Ecotourism Was Trendy

Published on: Sunday 21 April 2019
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/african-safari-founded-ecotourism-trendy-103050834.html

Mombo. It’s a name synonymous with watching the world’s most majestic wildlife. The remote camp in Botswana’s Okavango Delta set the benchmark in luxury lodging when Wilderness Safaris, ...