Top Botswana miner uses AI for diamond exploration

Botswana Diamonds, which is listed on both the London and Botswana Stock Exchanges, announced plans to use Planetary AI Ltd's Xplore technology, to mine diamonds.
Mthulisi Sibanda

Botswana digitises stock market to drive financial inclusion

The simulation platform offers prospective investors a hands-on experience in stock trading, enabling them to learn key elements of trading, and stock selection.
Mar 12, 2024

BoFiNet chooses DZS to power Botswana fibre network

The solutions will help BoFiNet connect enterprises and institutions in Mahalapye, Kanye, Tlokweng, and Molepolole.
Mar 8, 2024

Botswana, Estonian ICT sectors seek deepened cooperation

Delegations from the two countries had a business session on 6 March to discuss areas of collaboration in digitalisation, innovation, trade, and investment.
Feb 26, 2024

ECA strengthens Botswana’s digital agenda

The ECA said the platform facilitates the tracking of progress, identification of emerging trends, and the formulation of strategic decisions anchored on data.
Feb 8, 2024

Concerns over Starlink application in Botswana

The application by low-orbit satellite service, Starlink, to operate in Botswana is mired in uncertainty.

Risks Insights helps Botswana firms uphold ESG standards

The Botswana Stock Exchange will benefit from artificial intelligence platforms to help companies strengthen their ESG commitment.

Orange Botswana opens tier 3 data centre

According to Orange, this data centre will operate as a catalyst for economic growth, providing businesses with the technological foundation they need to prosper in the digital age.
Nov 22, 2023

Botswana endorses impact of digital education policy

The country's digital strategy has connected 609 schools to high-speed internet, giving over 387 000 pupils access to e-learning and other digital resources.

Huawei launches a skills transfer project in Botswana

Huawei promises to help universities provide trained workers to fulfil industrial demands while also advancing digital transformation.

Botswana begins IPv6 migration preparations

Botswana says the move will propel the country to fully realise the benefits of digitalisation and become a high-income country with a knowledge-based economy.
Nov 20, 2023

Iconic Botswana mine enlists AI to drive exploration

The AI-based technology will aid in diamond prospecting above the surface, allowing engineers to precisely determine the belts to blast.
Nov 9, 2023

Botswana plans to complete public sector digitalisation project by 2024

President Masisi stated that 170 online services had been developed and were being phased out to the public.