As the rand weakens and the pula strengthens, so consumers in Botswana find the gap in the cost of goods between South Africa and Botswana in Woolworths grows and not in their favour.
By Gwen Watkins 5 Mar 2014 16:02
Refugees and asylum permit holders in South Africa will from now on be able apply for bank accounts in the country, the Home Affairs Department announced on Thursday, 11 November 2010.
12 Nov 2010 09:42
NEW YORK, US: After an upbeat start to the year with two consecutive quarters of increases in optimism, global consumer confidence fell three points in September to an Index of 90 as consumers' hopes for a full economic recovery this year fades in most parts of the world, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index.
27 Oct 2010 06:22
The fully tenanted Princess Crossing Mall, situated in Ondekkers Road, Roodepoort, has been sold for close to R300 million to a West African investor - via a private property fund based in the Western Cape.
20 Aug 2010 08:39
Game Stores has come a long way since it opened its first store in Durban in 1970 in cramped premises in the city's CBD, ringing up sales of R78 000 in its first month of trading. Its founders believed that shopping had become a tedious and boring pastime. They wanted to create a fun shopping environment and so conceptualised retailing as a game. The signature bright pink prevails to this day.
19 Jul 2010 08:43
SAITEX (The Southern African International Trade Exhibition) is offering a half-day workshop that is a business briefing for suppliers of goods and services looking to enter the southern and eastern African markets, as well as interested investors for these markets. The briefing takes place on 27 July 2010 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand.
30 Jun 2010 09:26
Hoodzpeaks® are attachments which fit snugly onto the peak of any regular cap to provide extended protection from the sun. Hoodzpeaks® snap onto peak caps, providing additional sun protection for the critical high-risk zones - face and ears.
Issued by Right Stuff 11 May 2010 10:49
With the 2010 FIFA World Cup just around the corner, not to mention glorious summer, the Rapid Kiosk is the natural choice for public events and portable, instant retail solutions.
Issued by Right Stuff 11 Nov 2009 15:41
Free-to-air TV station e.tv this year joined forces with Edcon Group to take the seven-year-old Jet Community Awards to another level - to create awareness around community projects participation and give exposure to those who are working hard under difficult conditions to improve the lives of ‘forgotten' people living in socially-disadvantaged areas of Southern Africa.
By Issa Sikiti da Silva 5 Nov 2009 08:20
Lorato Edith Boakgomo-Ntakhwana has been appointed as chief executive officer of First National Bank of Botswana (FNBB). Boakgomo-Ntakhwana is the first black female to be appointed to this position.
6 Jul 2009 16:00
The Botswana authorities have become the latest of a number of governments around the world to recall Chinese-made dairy products, following the melamine scare.
14 Oct 2008 07:32
Orange, a subsidiary of France Telecom, has signed a new deal with Apple to offer the iPhone to its customers in several parts of Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the Caribbean. The company already has an exclusive deal with Apple to sell the phone in France.
By Rachelle Crum 19 May 2008 06:55
The Jet Community Awards, southern Africa's popular grassroots community awards programme, is open for entries once again to those extraordinary organisations and individuals who dedicate their time and energy to the upliftment of their local communities. Now in its sixth year, there's R1 million in prize money on offer and entries are being accepted from South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho and Swaziland.
10 Apr 2008 14:40
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