Andrew Maramwidze

Botswana invests in latest diagnostic tech to combat diseases

Local healthcare firms partner Health Ministry and Swiss biotech firm to roll out new diagnostic system.
Andrew Maramwidze

Botswana Telecommunications Corporation preps mobile network for 5G

Telco engages French company Infovista to test, benchmark and improve mobile network performance.

New digital platform to boost inter-Africa market trading

African Securities Exchanges Association launches AELP or African Exchanges Linkage Project.

Botswana’s auditors urged to mobilise on the front line in cyber crime war

While cyber security management must come from an organisation’s leadership, internal auditors have a key role to play says gov’t.

Botswana to launch first telecoms satellite in 2023

Southern African country has announced the completion of the mission-critical ground communication station.

Orange Botswana 5G is a shot in the arm for country’s e-health

Company is the first Orange subsidiary in Africa to launch 5G network which health professionals say will help boost telemedicine.
Oct 28, 2022

Botswana issues first virtual asset provider licence

Yellow Card Financial secures VASP licence after being approved by the Non-Bank Financial Institution Regulatory Authority.
Oct 27, 2022

Orange launches 6th Women’s Digital Centre to tackle gender disparity in tech

New centre is located in Chobe, a tourist hub, and can cater for up to 60 women.

European blockchain firm gets BotswanaPost’s stamp of approval

Deal between the country’s national postage operator and Stampsdaq Estonia OU confirmed.
Oct 24, 2022

Orange looks to help fill gaps in Botswana’s innovation space

Company underlines value of its annual Social Venture competition.

Botswana’s gov’t urged to ensure data is at core of smart cities ambition

Smart cities model is gateway to night economy says construction industry trade representative body BOWICO.

COVID-19 fast-tracked digitalisation exposes banks vulnerability

Botswana’s Reserve Bank’s Banking Supervision report states that the instituted risk management measures are considered to be unsatisfactory.

Botswana’s telecoms regulator takes swipe at digital broadcasters

Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) bemoans muted response by operators to digital opportunity.