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Direct election of president 'rejected'

Mmegi Online 25 Nov 2022
Listen ... Instead, the Commission recommended that the current system of electing the President should be retained ... “The reason advanced was that direct election of the President will enhance the democratic dispensation in Botswana by essentially transferring power to electorate,” reads the report in part ... Already have an active account? Log in here ... .
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Jindal wins bid to build Botswana's 300 MW coal power plantFour companies were initially short-listed ...

Deccan Herald 21 Nov 2022
"The contract (is) for the design, finance, construction, ownership, operation, maintenance and decommissioning at the end of its economic life of a 300MW net greenfield coal-fired power plant in Botswana as an Independent Power Producer," the notice read.
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India's Jindal wins bid to build Botswana's 300 MW coal power plant

Reuters 21 Nov 2022
"The contract (is) for the design, finance, construction, ownership, operation, maintenance and decommissioning at the end of its economic life of a 300MW net greenfield coal-fired power plant in Botswana as an Independent Power Producer," the notice read.
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Botswana Records Surge in Lithium Batteries Theft as Global Demand Soars

Voa News 18 Nov 2022
Botswana police spokesperson Diteko Motube said most of the stolen batteries are being smuggled across the border to Zimbabwe ... However, Zimbabwean-born UK based economic and political analyst Zenzo Moyo said the thefts in Botswana could be the result of the frequent power outages experienced in some southern African countries.
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Mashatu Terrace gets 5-star Green Building rating

Mmegi Online 17 Nov 2022
Mashatu Terrace, located in the Central Business District (CBD) in Gaborone, is the first building in Botswana to be awarded a Green Building Five-Star rating ... On a very good day BPC (Botswana Power Corporation) will hardly have to produce any energy," Marlin said.
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Surge in lithium battery thefts in Botswana as demand for alternative energy increases

News24 17 Nov 2022
There has been a surge in the theft of lithium batteries in Botswana as demand for alternative power sources for home and industrial use increases across southern Africa ... .
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Expectations high before Masisi’s SONA

Mmegi Online 12 Nov 2022
... afflicting Botswana when he delivers the State of the Nation Address (SONA) ... On the other hand, the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) promised to create jobs but did not state how many it will create if it retained power nor the time frame upon which the jobs will be created.
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BPC says load-shedding is over

Mmegi Online 09 Nov 2022
The Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) says it has ended its load-shedding programme after generation improved at the two Morupule power stations and regional supply was also secured ... “The current power supply secured is adequate to meet demand ... Consumers experienced power cuts of ...
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African countries say richer nations are falling short on climate pledgesThe African Union has pushed ...

Deccan Herald 08 Nov 2022
President Lazarus Chakwera of Malawi repeatedly invoked a “clear difference in culpability and capacity” between developed and developing nations, and said the summit was a test of leaders of more powerful nations to “deliver climate justice for the most vulnerable nations.”.
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Power Metals highlights positive drilling results at Botswana project

Mining Weekly 07 Nov 2022
London-listed Power Metal Resources’ Tati project, in Botswana, is becoming a significant ...
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BPC power blackouts return

Mmegi Online 03 Nov 2022
... suffering from power cuts since last evening. Following the blackouts, the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) announced that it is currently experiencing power supply constraints estimated to last for a week.
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Lily James on the environment: "I feel inspired to do more myself and be better"

Harpers Bazaar 27 Oct 2022
Lily James on the transformative power of make-up ... Perhaps the most powerful outcome of her work with the NDC and her eye-opening time in Botswana is that James has discovered a passion to help bring about positive change when it comes to conservation, sustainability and how the fashion industry operates.

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