Botswana’s bourse goes big on technology

Local stock exchange implements three new technology systems at a cost of 10-million Pula, including central securities, automated trading and SWIFT.
Andrew Maramwidze

Botswana’s Kalafhi Medical Centre edges closer to smart hospital goal

Healthcare facility contracts e-health company Ever Medical Technologies to roll out software and take advantage of centralised data and intelligence.

Botswana pins digital hopes on quintuple innovation framework

Academics and government collaborate on project that underpins a new frontier of R&D and innovation.

Orange Money Botswana, Cellulant to broaden Card-To-Wallet business

The alliance with Cellulant will see this service linked to eight local banks via Tingg, Cellulant’s digital payments platform.

Tanzania readies Data Protection Bill

Country might look at ethics of internet use to the extent that it is governable, according to ICT Minister.
8 Sep

Botswana Telecommunications Corporation to build on broadband buoyancy

Company confirms growth as development of-and demand for fixed voice telephony penetration stalls.

Botswana taps latest in medical imaging technology

Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospital to implement Picture Archiving and Communications System for storing, processing and viewing images.

Digital migration fine-tunes growth prospects for Botswana broadcasting

Several state-owned TV stations are expected to go live ahead of country’s official migration in October this year.

Botswana Vaccine Institute fully automates with P300m investment

Organisation has invested in automated blending and filling production line, to minimise human intervention and heighten accuracy.
Aug 4, 2022

Botswana gets digital on sin tax

Botswana’s Revenue Service inks controversial digital tax agreement.

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.
Jul 29, 2022

BoFiNet partners Ribbon Communications to bolster backbone

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