Andrew Maramwidze

Botswana gets digital on sin tax

Botswana’s Revenue Service inks controversial digital tax agreement.
Andrew Maramwidze

Botswana reviews tech policy as gov’t waxes lyrical about innovation

Officials want to develop robust national research agenda with clear priorities.

Botswana launches platform to digitally connect parliament with constituencies

Dubbed Botswana Speaks, the platform will enable direct interaction between citizens and members of parliament.

BoFiNet partners Ribbon Communications to bolster backbone

US firm Ribbon will provide BoFiNet will multi-terabit optical network, combining DWDM transport and OTN switching.

Botswana must strengthen digital ecosystem to achieve high-income ambitions

Country’s central bank presses for more dedicated focus on digital infrastructure, specifically in terms of availability and affordability, said Bank of Botswana.

Botswana’s private sector urged to take control of country’s cybersecurity

Innovation Hub boss warns country is “exporting jobs” by outsourcing data protection and cyber security software development.
22 Jul

AfCFTA a priority as Stanbic Botswana rolls out new digital trade tech

New releases include an Africa-China Trade Solution to leverage growing trade relations between the country and the continent.
20 Jul

Botswana’s Access Bank Plc increases online footprint

Access Bank Botswana says there has been an increase of over 50% in usage of transactional platform.

BTC brushes off revenue drop and vows to press ahead with investment

Company will focus on 4.5G upgrade, mobile data and broadband offerings.
Jun 24, 2022

Back to the drawing board … glaring gaps in Botswana’s Data Protection Act

Newly appointed Information and Data Commissioner confirms legislation must be revised and will be ready by year-end.

Botswana: First digital associates to embark on Letshego’s Digital Mastery Programme

Fifteen candidates are selected out of one thousand applicants, programme expected to be rolled out beyond Botswana.

Botswana pens biometric passport deal with SADC

Agreement will facilitate the production of a security-enhanced laissezpasser travel document.

Southern Africa looks to bolster tech trade with Innovation Bridge initiative

Government-driven initiative launched to strengthen regional bloc’s innovation ecosystem.