Andrew Maramwidze

SADC countries implored to pick digitisation for development

African lawmakers have been urged to harness the potential of the digital space to close the gender gap and foster economic growth.
Andrew Maramwidze

Botswana varsity hits a milestone with agrivoltaic project

The university is pioneering latest technology to build an one megawatt agrivoltaic project aimed at producing both solar energy and food.

Botswana clamps down on unregistered crypto dealers

Botswana Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority has intensified pressure on rogue crypto players, shutting down unregistered entities.

Zimbabwe launches IMF-backed economics data portal

The National Summary Data Page will serve as a one-stop publication for disseminating data on Zimbabwe's economy.

Ghana’s unpopular MoMo tax hits Botswana’s Letshego hard

Letshego Group’s mobile loan book decreased by 26% year-on-year , as result of an unpopular tax imposed on mobile money transfers in Ghana.

Botswana turns to digital as it eyes AfCFTA market

Botswana will soon be using AFREXIM-owned Pan-African payment settlement system to ease customer payments across Africa.

Botswana Jwaneng Mine team up with Huawei on 5G project

Smart mining project based on the use of 5G technology for real-time collection of data used to protect staff and vehicles.
Feb 14, 2023

Paratus Botswana plans to lay 1000km of fibre by year-end

Company has advanced with an existing project to lay a 800km fibre route running from Gaborone, via Molepolole and Letlhakeng, Kang and through to Charles Hill and along the border into Namibia.
Feb 13, 2023

Latest diamond cutting tech gives StarGems Botswana an edge

DaVinci Diamond Factory automates key processes involved in diamond manufacturing and trade.

Botswana pins high-income status hope on digital transformation

Finance minister Peggy Serame sets out government’s objectives.
Nov 25, 2022

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.
Nov 23, 2022

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.