Botswana: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 3:16 pm
A third of African countries have economies growing by more than 6 percent and almost half of them – 26 out of 54 – are now considered middle income countries, according to a new report by African Development Bank. This growth was driven by the private sector. Looking ahead, growth will rely on regional economic co-operation […]
Dana Sanchez, 5:41 pm
The ActionAid report accused SABMiller of using SABMiller International BV to deprive African countries of substantial tax income through aggressive tax management policies.
Dana Sanchez, 4:18 pm
The National Union of Mineworkers demands a 13 percent wage increase, while the company has offered 6 percent, according to the union. Workers are also seeking more leave.
Barbara Bean-Mellinger, 12:45 pm
There is a big opportunity to sell cruise travel in South Africa with Durban being home to a burgeoning cruise industry, says KwaZulu-Natal tourism director Ndabo Khoza.
Dana Sanchez, 11:05 am
The O3b satellites could take a country like the Democratic Republic of Congo from being one of the most poorly-connected on Earth to one of the best, a report said.
Makula Dunbar, 12:44 pm
The number of mobile internet devices is set to out number humans by the end of this year. There’ll be more smartphones and internet-connected tablets and monitors than there are people on the planet.
Dana Sanchez, 5:43 pm
Established coffee shops in corporate buildings can become meeting points for those looking for a relaxed environment to discuss business, and this has become part of vida e caffé’s business strategy.
Dana Sanchez, 12:59 pm
FedEx plans to ground express flights between Asia and the U.S. in July, and faces a shift by international shipping customers away from priority service to cheaper options, a report says.
Dana Sanchez, 1:48 pm
Local African communities are key stakeholders for conservation and they need real incentives, says Jeff Flocken, North American regional director for International Fund for Animal Welfare. Non-consumptive nature tourism, like wildlife viewing and photo safaris, is a much greater contributor than trophy hunting.
Dana Sanchez, 12:02 pm
McDonald’s has 170 branches in South Africa and KFC has 600-plus stores. Burger King is way behind, says Daniel Schwartz, named CEO of the Miami-based company June 7. He’s in charge of a strategy focused on international expansion.
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