Botswana: Latest News
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.
Dana Sanchez, 3:26 pm
The French company launched Orange Horizons, a subsidiary that looks for new business as a mass market telecoms provider in countries where Orange is not already present.
Makula Dunbar, 11:03 am
The PIC now plans to expand its real estate empire into the rest of Africa. The PIC’s property boss Lesiba Maloba is awaiting final approval to invest up to R12bn in commercial real estate in various countries across Africa, the PIC’s first foray into property markets outside SA’s borders.
Dana Sanchez, 8:02 pm
Namibia filed charges against 12 South African pilots in May for allegedly violating Namibian airspace and illegal entry into the country. Many of the aircraft were light enough to be classed microlights, a report said.
Makula Dunbar, 3:01 pm
Though urbanisation is underway in Africa as it is in other parts of the world, the continent’s population remains more rural than urban.
Dana Sanchez, 9:19 pm
Headquartered in Mauritius, Liquid Telecom claims to be the leading Pan-African fiber network on the continent, stretching more than 8,000 miles.
Dana Sanchez, 9:54 pm
“Make sure you are confident when you interact with colleagues or partners in the workplace or business environment in Nigeria,” says the senior investment adviser to the Nigerian minister of Agriculture. “Particularly if you are a woman, and you are young or young looking.”
Makula Dunbar, 4:46 pm
Research that benchmarks African private equity against the global market for the first time shows the industry is far maturer than analysts had previously thought.
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