Botswana: Latest News
Makula Dunbar, 1:23 pm
The textile and apparel exports of Botswana, a landlocked country located in Southern Africa, may continue to decline due to the withdrawal of tax incentives by the US and the EU
Dana Sanchez, 3:26 pm
Awards will be given to 117 companies, organisations and destinations including Africa’s leading low-cost airline, spa resort, destination, boutique hotel brand, golf resort, business hotel, green hotel, safari lodge and beach destination.
Makula Dunbar, 12:59 pm
The public chorus to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030 now includes U.S. President Barack Obama, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Bono. The backdrop is extremely promising since the developing world has already cut the share of people living in absolute poverty.
Makula Dunbar, 3:43 pm
In partnership with American businessman Howard Weinstein, Katsiga’s company is helping train a workforce of hearing-impaired people across three continents to assemble and distribute the award-winning Solar Ear, a hearing aid and solar-powered battery charger meant to improve the lives of those with hearing loss in the developing world.
Dana Sanchez, 8:43 pm
Despite soil’s importance, most people in Africa lack knowledge about soil partly because information tends to be in publications read only by scientists.
Dana Sanchez, 2:30 pm
The Zimbabwe dollar was abandoned in 2009 after it was rendered virtually worthless by hyperinflation which peaked at 79,600,000 percent per month in 2008.
Makula Dunbar, 3:29 pm
Africa’s consumer-facing industries have the potential to deliver good investment returns, according to Robert Scharar, Commonwealth Funds manager and president of financial planning and investment firm, FCA Corp.
Makula Dunbar, 4:13 pm
Sub-Sahara’s TotallyConcrete Expo to analyze economic growth as it impacts the construction sector. Already in Tanzania, cement demand has increased 10 percent since last year.
Dana Sanchez, 1:04 pm
South Africa’s travel industry is growing faster than the rest of its economy, scoring high marks in the global marketplace for travel competitiveness when it comes to natural resources and environmental protection, but low marks for security concerns.
Makula Dunbar, 2:19 pm
Rural farmers are better managing livestock through GPS tagging. Animal’s that are missing or stolen can be quickly located in addition disease outbreaks will be minimized
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