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Botswana - Professional Employer Organization (PEO)

Africa HR Solutions provides PEO services (Professional Employer Organization) for organizations that want to hire expats and local nationals in Botswana. We enable you to run payroll without first establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Botswana. Your workforce is hired according to local labor laws. 

As an African PEO expert, Africa HR Solutions manages employment contract best practices and guarantees 100% compliance for your workers in Botswana.

What do I need to know about Visas and currency in Botswana?

Passports and Visas

Visitors or expats to Africa must have a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond with your travelling documents, proofs of accommodation and a good amount of income for the duration of your stay. Ensuring that you have a sufficient blank visa pages is also a must.

Banks and Foreign Exchange

Botswana banking systems only accept US Dollars, GBP Sterling, Euro and South African Rand in cash. Travelers Cheques in any of the above currencies are also acceptable.

botswana

Major Exports

Diamonds

Copper

Nickel

Soda

Ash

Beef

Textiles

Major Imports

Electronic equipment

Iron

Steel

Vehicles

Rubber

Pearls

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

$33.7 billion

4.9% growth

6.0% 5-year annual growth

$16,036 per capita

Unemployment Rate: 18.2%

Global Ranking in Economy Progress 2016: 30th

Capital

Gaborone is the official capital of Botswana and the largest city as well. There is about 10% of the population who live there and it is situated in the southern part of the country. A young metropolis, it experienced a boom in the diamond industry. It is home to the administrative, commercial and political purposes. Gaborone is a city are you shall find restaurants, shopping malls and good hotels.

Currency

Botswana pula

Languages

The official language of Botswana is English however the bantu languages are also highly present among the locals. Afrikaans is also spoken in the country.

Economy

The world’s fastest growing economy is Botswana and the world’s largest producer of diamonds and where trading became affluent, transforming it into a middle-income country. The economy is highly dependent on diamond mining and tourism. The Botswanan economy growth recorded a promising growth rate in the first quarter of 2016. However, a diversification in the economy is essential for the country to keep rising and to create more employment for the locals.

Climate

Summer is from November to March and usually brings very high temperatures. It is also a rainy season although only usually for a short period of time. The winter season starts from May and ends in August. This is also the dry season where there is usually no rainfall.

Interesting Fact about Botswana

Around 38% of the country’s surface is dedicated to national parks, reserves and wildlife management areas, which is one of the higher ranks compared to most other countries.

Here at Africa HR, We Offer A Professional Employment Outsourcing (PEO) Facility.

We provide businesses with wide range of human resources services which includes:

Human Resources Management

Salary Surveys

Payroll Administration and processing

Immigration Solutions

Recruiting and Outplacement support

Government Compliance

How can we help you?