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De Beers Prices Up 14% Since Start of Year

Diamonds Net 20 Jul 2021
“Most of the impact on production for the year as a whole is a result of the challenges we experienced earlier in the year, particularly with excessive rainfall in southern Africa, the Covid-19-related shutdown in Canada, and power supply disruptions in Botswana,” a De Beers spokesperson commented.
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Four-way race opens for 300MW contract

Mmegi Online 16 Jul 2021
Developing nations such as Botswana can use coal power until 2050, but many of the financiers of major energy projects are in developed countries already turning away coal, leaving China as the primary source of funding ... The winning builder will also have to enter into a Power Purchase Agreement with the Botswana Power Corporation.
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Powerful Progress

The Voice Botswana 13 Jul 2021
While progress is reportedly being made towards energy self-reliance, earlier this year, Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) Chairperson, Professor Oboetswe Motsamai told local media that remedial works at Morupule B power plant, which commenced in June 2019, will be completed in 2023.
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Court orders Government to respond to KBL by Thursday

The Voice Botswana 12 Jul 2021
The court papers read in part, “The crux of this application is whether he President acted lawfully when he issued Government notice No 362 of 2021 issued in terms of the emergency powers act (CAP 22.04) as read with the emergency powers (Covid-19) regulations, 2020 decreeing a wholesale ban on the sale of alcohol in Botswana.
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Shumba Energy gets P800m solar plant approval

Mmegi Online 09 Jul 2021
Upcoming energy developer, Shumba Energy, has secured approval for a 100MW solar power plant it intends on spending about $80 million (P880 million) in developing in the Tati area ... Shumba Energy expects to enter into an arrangement with the Botswana Power Corporation for the use of its network in exporting power into Banners.
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KBL challenges Masisi’s authority

The Voice Botswana 09 Jul 2021
“The crux of this application is wether the President acted lawfully when he issued Government notice No 362 of 2021 issued in terms of the Emergency Powers Act (CAP 22.04) as read with the emergency powers (Covid-19) regulations, 2020 decreeing a wholesale ban on the sale of alcohol in Botswana.
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A wave of big African solar is set to break

PV Magazine 09 Jul 2021
The continental industry grouping noted the floodgates may finally be opening for clean power in Botswana after state-owned electric utility the Botswana Power Corporation licenced local developer Shumba Energy to develop 100 MW of solar as the nation's first independent power producer.
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Hope, skepticism await Kwape in Eswatini

Mmegi Online 09 Jul 2021
Kwape faces a tough task of facilitating dialogue in the country, Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI observes ... Maseko added ... “Some people even believe because King Mswati is supporting Botswana for SADC executive secretary, the interventions may not have that much will power,” the journalist told Mmegi ... .
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Botswana issues licence for first large-scale solar power plant

Independent online (SA) 07 Jul 2021
The Botswana energy regulator has granted a generation licence for a 100MW solar project to local firm Shumba Energy, a company executive said yesterday, making it the first independent power producer to set up a large-scale solar plant in the country ... State-owned Botswana Power Corporation is currently the sole electricity producer in Botswana.
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Botswana issues licence for first large scale solar power plant

Reuters 05 Jul 2021
Botswana does not currently have large scale solar power generation and its 600 MW national energy ... State-owned Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) is currently the sole electricity producer in Botswana.Reporting by Brian Benza Editing by Promit Mukherjee; Editing by Kirsten Donovan.
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Strategic Partner Update - Botswana (Power Metal Resources plc)

Public Technologies 05 Jul 2021
Power Metal Resources plc published this content on 05 July 2021 and is ...
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"Egypt's Voice in Africa" initiative aims at restoring Egypt's pioneering role in Africa: min.

Egypt Today 05 Jul 2021
CAIRO, July 5 (MENA) - Minister of Emigration Nabila Makram said that "Egypt's Voice in Africa" initiative aims at restoring Egypt's pioneering role in the African continent via maintaining communication with the Egyptian community across the continent and achieving perfect use of the Egyptian soft power.
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Another Kavango project serves up drilling potential

Mining Weekly 02 Jul 2021
... its joint venture (JV) Ditau project, in Botswana.
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Remembering Seretse Khama

Mmegi Online 01 Jul 2021
The whole of Southern Africa was a war zone and if Khama’s heart was not rooted in democracy, he could have exploited the unsettling circumstances of war to usurp power and usher Botswana into a dictatorship ... to hang on to power forever, as was the norm in other countries.
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Progress In Long-Awaited Oil Storage Project

Mmegi Online 29 Jun 2021
In 2019, the government diverted P2.25 billion of the Botswana Power Corporation funds to the project, which seeks to boost the national strategic oil capacity ... Currently, Botswana has been heavily reliant on importing fuel from South Africa, which has proved unsustainable, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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