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Botswana: Mining sector dents show in economic

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Wide budget deficit worries Botswana officials

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Technology threatens banking jobs in Botswana

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Electra Mining Botswana to showcase latest products and technologies

Botswana’s largest mining, industrial and power generation exhibition will be showcasing the latest products and technologies, equipment and machinery, and cutting-edge systems and services when it opens its doors in September. read more

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Botswana: Positive prospects for the diamond sector could lead to somewhat higher rates of GDP growth in 2017-19

IMF Staff Concludes 2017 Article IV Visit to Botswana

  • Positive prospects for the diamond sector could lead to somewhat higher rates of GDP growth in 2017-19. Fiscal projections envisage moderate deficits this year and the next, with surpluses thereafter.
  • Tax revenue reforms need to be accelerated to protect public finances against any adverse developments and maintain the country’s track record of sound fiscal management.
  • The inflation rate remained low, close to the lower band of the Bank of Botswana’s inflation objective range of 3–6 percent.

A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Enrique Gelbard visited Gaborone from May 1-16 for discussions on the 2017 Article IV Consultation with Botswana. The discussions covered recent developments and prospects and focused on policies to support continued economic stability and promote inclusive growth. At the end of the visit, Mr. Gelbard issued the following statement: read more

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Le Botswana, destination d’investissement la plus attrayante d’Afrique

Selon l’index, le Botswana se démarque par divers facteurs, dont la meilleure cote de crédit, la balance des comptes courants, la couverture de l’importation et la facilité des affaires read more

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Botswana Most Attractive Investment Destination in Africa

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Tax Inspectors Without Borders announces new South-South partnership between Kenya and Botswana

Tax officials from Kenya and Botswana have agreed to a landmark tax assistance project that marks the first South-South cooperation pact under the Tax Inspectors Without Borders programme. read more

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Intra-African services industry a growing reality

Botswana multi-national delivers world-leading safari product across Africa read more

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Public interest factors in merger control are creating uncertainty for investors in Africa

Xolani Nyali, senior associate, Competition & Regulatory Practice, Bowmans read more

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