October 2017

Government of Botswana Introduces Fuel Tax

The Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security has approved a fuel tax which kicked in July 1st 2017. This tax will be at 17.5 thebe per litre which will ...

October 2017

South Africa’s Creditworthiness Deteriorates

South African President Jacob Zuma announced a cabinet reshuffle on the 30th March 2017. Included in the cabinet reshuffle was the then Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, who was highly regarded by ...

October 2017

Botswana Banking Sector Liquidity

According to independent economic consultants, Econsult Botswana, banking liquidity has been falling steadily for some time, but the decline has been particularly sharp since the beginning of 2017. We kindly seek ...