Botswana faces uphill challenge to bolster digital competitiveness

Southern African country ranks low on the Institute for Management Development World Digital Competitiveness report.
11 Oct

BancABC acquisition opens up Botswana market for Access Bank

Access Bank opens a subsidiary in the Southern African country and readies to tap into growing digital banking solutions market.

Standard Chartered Botswana leans towards digital to edge out competition

Digital partnerships with third party service providers inked to ensure ease of access for clients have also started to gain momentum.

Cryptocurrency exchange Yellow Card secures US$15m funding

Pan-African focused company, launched in Nigeria in 2018, confirms plans to ramp up hiring and expansion strategy.
Sep 13, 2021

Botswana floats tender to bolster remote connectivity

Tender comes on the backdrop of the government's approved digital transformation strategy (SmartBots).
Sep 10, 2021

Botswana Telecommunications triggers DX strategy to streamline operations

Telco absorbs COVID-19 pressure to record double digit growth, maintains resilient posture to continue trajectory.
Sep 9, 2021

Absa-backed hackathon adds depth to Botswana’s tech skills pool

Inaugural event a success as government urges innovation, underlines importance of ICT.
Sep 2, 2021

Ye! Botswana helps close tech skills gap

Strategic objective for 2021 is to equip 100,000 young people with market-relevant skills globally.

Paratus invests US$6m to bolster fibre rollout

Further development of the company’s two-year focus on connectivity.
Aug 31, 2021

Botswana scouts for new mobile wireless services provider

Industry regulator floats tender for spectrum licence.
Aug 30, 2021

Orange Botswana intensifies mobile money ambitions with restructure plan

Orange Money to become a subsidiary of the Group with announcement of new reserve bank regulations.