Economic Growth  19 Feb 2018 John Montsho By John Montsho

‘Flawless’ White Diamond Could Fetch Over $33 Million

London (AP) -- A white diamond billed as the largest and purest of its type to come to market is expected to sell for well over $33 million. Sotheby's auction house says the 102.34-carat gem mined from Botswana "is the only known round brilliant-cut diamond over 100 carats perfect according to every critical criterion"

Economic Growth  16 Feb 2018 John Montsho By John Montsho

Why investing Botswana is an ideal investment destination in 2018

Doing business in Botswana About Botswana With a surface area of 581,730 km², Botswana is a land-locked country at the heart of Southern Africa, bordered by Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Its central location in this region makes Botswana the perfect gateway for reaching the whole of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), making it the ideal investment

Economic Growth  16 Feb 2018 John Montsho By John Montsho

New index finds Botswana most attractive investment destination in Africa

Botswana is the most attractive economy for investments flowing into the African continent, according to the latest Africa Investment Index 2016 by Quantum Global’s independent research arm, Quantum Global Research Lab. According to the Index, Botswana, scores highly based on a range of factors that include improved credit rating, current account ratio, import cover

Economic Growth  30 Jan 2018 John Montsho By John Montsho

Botswana Officially Opens the First Special Economic Zone

This day marked a historic moment in the economic development of Botswana as the Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, Mr Vinvesnt Seretse and the CEO of the SEZA. Mr Lonely Mokgara, officially opened the SSKIA Special Economic Zone. Estimated investment of $1bn, the combined Foreign Direct Investment of the initial logistics companies will