Botswana

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.
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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.
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Botswana pins digital hopes on quintuple innovation framework

Academics and government collaborate on project that underpins a new frontier of R&D and innovation.
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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.
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Tanzania readies Data Protection Bill

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

Botswana Telecommunications Corporation to build on broadband buoyancy

Company confirms growth as development of-and demand for fixed voice telephony penetration stalls.
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Botswana taps latest in medical imaging technology

Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospital to implement Picture Archiving and Communications System for storing, processing and viewing images.
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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.
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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.
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Aug 4, 2022

Botswana gets digital on sin tax

Botswana’s Revenue Service inks controversial digital tax agreement.
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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.
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Botswana launches platform to digitally connect parliament with constituencies

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