Andrew Maramwidze

Botswana gets digital on sin tax

Botswana’s Revenue Service inks controversial digital tax agreement.
Andrew Maramwidze
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Botswana reviews tech policy as gov’t waxes lyrical about innovation

Officials want to develop robust national research agenda with clear priorities.
1:40

Botswana launches platform to digitally connect parliament with constituencies

Dubbed Botswana Speaks, the platform will enable direct interaction between citizens and members of parliament.
1:40

BoFiNet partners Ribbon Communications to bolster backbone

US firm Ribbon will provide BoFiNet will multi-terabit optical network, combining DWDM transport and OTN switching.
1:40

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.
1:30

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.
2:00
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.
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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.
1:20

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

Company will focus on 4.5G upgrade, mobile data and broadband offerings.
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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.
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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.
1:40

Botswana pens biometric passport deal with SADC

Agreement will facilitate the production of a security-enhanced laissezpasser travel document.
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Southern Africa looks to bolster tech trade with Innovation Bridge initiative

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