Andrew Maramwidze

Botswana lifts postal service with virtual teller initiative

BotswanaPost announces project with a budget of P7-million.
Andrew Maramwidze

Botswana intensifies SmartBots digitisation strategy

Country’s digital innovation driver the Botswana Innovation Hub relaunched.
16 Nov

Botswana cautions cryptocurrency investors

Country’s central bank has warned there is no specific legal or regulatory framework, regulating investment in crypto assets.
Oct 27, 2021

Botswana intros new UN-backed e-commerce strategy

Government looks to tap into online opportunity as it positions ICT at forefront of economic growth plans.

Botswana’s tech innovators get Orange backing

CEO reaffirms telco’s commitment during an announcement of winners of the Orange Social Venture Prize.

Botswana faces uphill challenge to bolster digital competitiveness

Southern African country ranks low on the Institute for Management Development World Digital Competitiveness report.
Oct 11, 2021

BancABC acquisition opens up Botswana market for Access Bank

Access Bank opens a subsidiary in the Southern African country and readies to tap into growing digital banking solutions market.

Standard Chartered Botswana leans towards digital to edge out competition

Digital partnerships with third party service providers inked to ensure ease of access for clients have also started to gain momentum.

Botswana floats tender to bolster remote connectivity

Tender comes on the backdrop of the government's approved digital transformation strategy (SmartBots).
Sep 10, 2021

Botswana Telecommunications triggers DX strategy to streamline operations

Telco absorbs COVID-19 pressure to record double digit growth, maintains resilient posture to continue trajectory.
Sep 9, 2021

Absa-backed hackathon adds depth to Botswana’s tech skills pool

Inaugural event a success as government urges innovation, underlines importance of ICT.

Ye! Botswana helps close tech skills gap

Strategic objective for 2021 is to equip 100,000 young people with market-relevant skills globally.