List of Parastatal Companies in Botswana

List of Parastatal Companies in Botswana

What are Parastatal Companies?

The Parastatal companies Are organizations in which the State is the largest shareholder. The executive branch may own part or all of the share capital.

List of Parastatal Companies in Botswana

Air Botswana (AB)

Bank of Botswana (BOB)

Botswana Accountancy College (BAC)

Botswana Agricultural Marketing Board (BAMB)

Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA)

Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA)

Botswana Examination Council (BEC)

Botswana Fiber Network (BoFiNet)

Frequently Asked Questions

How many parastatals are there in Botswana?

There are at least eight parastatals and three government owned companies under the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry, and they have created 1 148 jobs. Minister Vincent Seretse said they have plans to rationalise and merge some of the parastatals with overlapping mandates.

Is University of Botswana a parastatal?

The long awaited University of Botswana (UB) hospital will be given autonomy to operate as a parastatal to ensure effective management and excellence.

Who are parastatals?

parastatal (plural parastatals) (chiefly Africa) A company, agency, or intergovernmental organization that possesses political clout and is separate from the government, but whose activities serve the state, either directly or indirectly.

Is BTC a parastatal?

BTC is a parastatal in which the Botswana government holds 100% equity.

Are parastatal employees public servants?

In some countries, the public service is defined to include the civil service plus parastatals and special government agencies. In such cases, the term civil service is usually confined to employees in the central administration of the countries concerned.

Is a parastatal a company?

Meaning of parastatal in English. used to describe a company or organization which is owned by a country’s government and often has some political power: The intention of the Government is for all parastatal companies to be privatized.

What is another name for parastatal?

In this page you can discover 3 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for parastatal, like: semi-government, quasi-governmental and quasi-government.

Is parastatal and public corporation the same?

Public Corporations/Parastatals are companies, establishments, and enterprises owned and financed by the government to render essential social and welfare services at affordable prices.

Who owns Botswana Development Corporation?

Botswana Development Corporation Limited (BDC) was established in 1970 to be the country’s main agency for commercial and industrial development. The Government of Botswana owns 100 percent of the issued share capital of the Corporation.