Andrew Maramwidze

Botswana preps new legislation to regulate virtual assets

Financial Action Task Force and anti-money laundering group push for amendments to the Financial Intelligence Act.
Andrew Maramwidze

Botswana signals fresh digital intent with radio comms regulation

Industry regulator is driving licence regulation via a new online platform.

Letshego targets one million active LetsGo Digital Mall customers

Digital offering rolled out in ten markets and Group looks to achieve target by 2023.

Data revenue cushions impact of voice decline for BTC

Company details growth strategy in its half-year results.
Dec 14, 2021

Absa Botswana rolls out new Fintech solution to extend market reach

‘Spark by Absa’ digital wallet targeted at broad market, including businesses in the process of digital transformation.
Dec 13, 2021

EU backs Botswana’s effort to combat cybercrime

Government calls for ‘cybersmart community’.

Botswana chosen as launch site for new digital academy

Pan-African financial services provider Letshego details digital empowerment initiative.

Botswana intensifies SmartBots digitisation strategy

Country’s digital innovation driver the Botswana Innovation Hub relaunched.
Nov 16, 2021

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.