Tag: Botswana

BSE embraces digital technology growth path

BSE embraces digital technology growth path

Mobile, Technology
The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) hosted the January 2020 edition of the Opening Bell Ceremony on 15th January, 2020 at Liquidity Park with news that the bourse is making concerted efforts to embrace digital technology as a growth path. Monitoring the stock market means different things to different people. Some investors want an easy way to know when stocks hit certain prices so they can enter that particular market and buy shares. Others want to monitor activity constantly throughout every day, in real time, with updates to every price fluctuation. Speaking during the bell ringing ceremony, the BSE Chairman Retired Lt, General Tebogo Masire said they were, as an organisation, cognizant of the need to move with the times. “On the technology side, the BSE and the Central Securities Deposi
Digital Citizen initiative to be launched in Botswana

Digital Citizen initiative to be launched in Botswana

Cyber Security, Internet
Next month, a concerned entity will facilitate the launch of yet another IT innovative platform in the form of ‘digital citizen’ initiative that seeks to protect and alert Botswana to the ever increasing dangers of unfriendly internet use and postings. This is all courtesy of the David Moepeng led organisation called InFuture Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes social change. David Moepeng and his team are expected to forge ahead with the launch of eBotho Digital Citizens, a public education campaign that seeks to sensitise society about the importance of digital citizenship. In a statement to the local media, Moepeng stated that like the rest of the world, the Botswana society is experiencing a growing trend in cyber related ills such as misinformation, fake news, cyber b
PosoMoney Card-to-Wallet facility for mobile money

PosoMoney Card-to-Wallet facility for mobile money

Internet, Mobile
The oldest public company in Botswana, Botswana Post continues to follow ride the innovation train with every day seeing the post coming up with life improving technologies especially the ones that speaks to fintech. In a statement communicated to biztechafrica the organization said of its latest offering: “Following closely on the launch of the BotswanaPost innovative mobile money solution, PosoMoney in April 2019, BotswanaPost is proud to announce the value added feature of PosoMoney Card-to-Wallet.” This PosoMoney card-to-wallet facility allows PosoMonemobily users to top-up their account using any debit/credit card. True to the company’s drive to enhance its digital offering through its E-services, BotswanaPost is on the pursuit on how to continuously improve services for its custom