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source: Mmegi Mbongeni Mguni Staff Writer The results of an exploration study to expand BCL Mine’s resource could be the solution to Selebi-Phikwe’s fears of degenerating into a ghost town. The mine is the town’s economic mainstay, but could wind up within three years as its lifespan is directly determined by the commercial viability of […]

source: Mmegi CALISTUS KOLANTSHO Correspondent SELEBI-PHIKWE: The government decision to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) by two percentage points, from 10 percent to 12 percent, has been met with different reactions by the business community and individuals in this town. The Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Kenneth Matambo announced in his budget speech last […]

source: Mmegi MQONDISI DUBE Staff Writer With chances of a 2010 World Cup team coming to Botswana fizzling, a Selebi-Phikwe based company, BATSELF has taken the initiative to ensure that the mining town and surrounding areas benefit from the first world soccer showpiece on African soil. BATSELF spokesperson, Moeti Mohwasa said they will hold a […] coming up soon contact

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source: Mmegi Calistus Kolantsho Correspondent The Selebi-Phikwe business sector has been encouraged to be self driven in order to rise up to the challenges that come with economic development and diversification, in a manner that is more pro-active and hence efficient. Speaking during a two day national conference on the economic diversification of Selebi-Phikwe region […]

soure: Mmegi BY ONALENNA MODIKWA STAFF WRITER SELEBI-PHIKWE: After announcing the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MoU) with the Local Enterprise Authority for the benefit of the small business sector in Gaborone last month, Barclays Bank of Botswana introduced the MoU in Selebi-Phikwe last Thursday. Addressing a Business Club seminar held for the purpose, […]

Govt saves 2, 831 textile jobs

source: Mmegi MBONGENI MGUNI Staff Writer Government’s P38 million rescue package for the troubled textile industry has thus far benefited 44 companies, employing 2, 831 citizens and disbursing P5.6 million in the process. On Monday, a Ministry of Trade and Industry statement announced that of the 44 companies, 11 were large scale, seven medium, 25 […]