Botswana

Drought, floods show urgency of improved water security in Africa

Africa’s vulnerability to climate change was once again demonstrated in late 2023, when torrential rains swept across much of East Africa, bringing devastating floods just six months after a record-breaking five-season drought in the region.

Economic inclusion of women is good for business, good for Africa

International Women’s Day highlights the private sector's crucial role in advancing the economic inclusion of women in Africa. At Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), we use our industry leadership to be part of the solution for positive change on the African continent.

Women and youth learn to convert waste into cash

A group of over 200 women and youth have learned how to earn an income from plastic waste after receiving training on the importance and practice of recycling polyethylene phthalate (PET) bottles, with the support of Coca-Cola Beverages Botswana (CCBB).

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa announces CEO succession

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) today announced that CEO Jacques Vermeulen will retire after 28 years of service with the Coca-Cola system.

Popular Mazoe drink rolls off local production line

Lovers of the popular Mazoe drink from Coca-Cola Beverages Botswana (CCBB) can now enjoy a locally produced version of their favourite flavours as the company has started producing Mazoe Orange Crush, Blackberry, Raspberry, and Cream Soda variants in Botswana.

Coca-Cola Beverages Botswana opens taps for agriculture university

The Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (BUAN) has secured a precious supply of free water after Coca-Cola Beverages Botswana (CCBB) committed to donating water from its newly installed water treatment plant for agricultural irrigation at the campus.

African Continental Free Trade Area could be the antidote to current macro-economic challenges

The World Trade Organisation has recently warned that global tensions are causing fragmentation of trade, noting an uptick in unilateral trade restrictions and a growing trend towards consolidation of relationships within limited groups of “friendly” counties.

Momentum grows to solve the world’s plastic waste problem

Today as people all over the globe gather for World Cleanup Day, there is compelling reason to believe that an end to the plastic waste problem is in sight. The next round of negotiations towards a UN treaty based on legally-binding global rules and comprehensive circular economy measures to deal with plastic waste will take place in Nairobi, Kenya, in November.

Coca-Cola Beverages Botswana shines at consumer fair

Visitors to this year’s Botswana Consumer Fair enjoyed an irresistible combination of good food and entertainment at the Coke Village, hosted by Coca-Cola Beverages Botswana (CCBB).

People with disabilities sharpen their entrepreneurship skills

A group of 51 people with disabilities took part in an entrepreneurship training workshop supported by Coca-Cola Beverages Botswana (CCBB) last week.