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Good Radio Awards Return

The Voice Botswana 18 Jun 2021
... of Botswana’s radio broadcasting talent takes place again ... The Good Radio Awards are a production of The Confidence Office, a Motswana woman-owned and new Entertainment PR company that aims at creating powerful platforms for the elevation of creative industry talent in Botswana.
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FLASHBACK: Energy sector must be made attractive - Alex Mould

Ghana Web 17 Jun 2021
Addressing the Africa Oil and Power Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, Mr Mould said the move would involve nurturing strong and financially independent National Oil Companies (NOCs), improving the management of power utilities and ensuring the financial viability of the power sector.
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PEF worried about Ghana’s competitiveness in AfCFTA; proposes 6-pronged strategies

Joy Online 16 Jun 2021
Also, Ghana’s current average tariff of 12.9 cents per kilowatt-hour for industrial consumers as of December 2020 is less competitive against countries such as Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Malawi, Botswana, DR Congo, Mozambique, Zambia, Ethiopia – which all had cost of power less than 10 cents per kilowatt-hour as at 2016 ... Africa’s economy ... .
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Chinese solar products are small businesses’ boon in Botswana

Shenzhen Daily 01 Jun 2021
On April 1, Botswana Power Corp., the country’s sole power utility, hiked power tariffs by 3 percent, a development that has resulted in electricity charges going beyond the reach of many small business operators. “Power is now expensive in Botswana hence I decided to purchase a ...
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Tlou Compliments CBM With Hydrogen

Mmegi Online 01 Jun 2021
Tlou Energy, the country’s coal bed-methane developers, said Friday it was developing a hydrogen strategy to complement its gas-to-power project. The Botswana Stock Exchange quoted company is pioneering the development of hydrogen as a clean energy fuel at the Lesedi Power plant site.
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Chinese solar products are small businesses' boon in Botswana

Beijing News 31 May 2021
On April 1, Botswana Power Corporation, the country's sole power utility, hiked power tariffs by 3 percent, a development that has resulted in electricity charges going beyond the reach of many small business operators. "Power is now expensive in Botswana hence I decided to ...
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Remembering Sandy Grant

Mmegi Online 21 May 2021
He was a typical member of the powerful socialist or communist movement of those times and hoped that the new country, Botswana, would, after independence, not entrench the elitist system of Britain or neighbouring apartheid South Africa but work for a more equal, socialist society. He was powerfully positioned to carry on his battle against MaP.
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Social media round up

The Voice Botswana 19 May 2021
This past week has been a roller-coaster of trending topics that set social media streets ablaze. Everything from sexual assault controversy to cheating scandals has been wrapped into an exciting read of this week’s Social Media Round-Up ... EXPOSED. Prince Kaybee ... AKA ... Then again in Botswana, you can get away with anything if you have enough power ... .
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Letsholathebe To Resolve GUC, ERB Impasse

Mmegi Online 18 May 2021
Letsholathebe has since called for calm from students stating that his ministry through the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) will do all in their power to engage the parties involved ... said ... ERB was established by an Act of Parliament with the primary objective of ensuring engineering work in Botswana is done for the public good ... .
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Retreat likely to revitalise BDP – Analyst

Mmegi Online 14 May 2021
The recent Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) retreat is likely to revive the party which was slowly losing popularity amongst its members with swelling levels of disgruntlement ... Meanwhile, independent political analyst and former University of Botswana lecturer, professor Zibani Maundeni said when the party is in power, it has two things.
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Ghana’s grid strong to integrate nuclear electricity – Ing. Norbert Anku

B & FT Online 12 May 2021
Ghana’s current average tariff of 12.9 cents per kilowatt-hour for industrial consumers as of December 2020 is very high when compared with countries such as Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Malawi, Botswana, DR Congo, Mozambique, Zambia, Ethiopia – which all had cost of power at less than 10 cents per kilowatt-hour as at 2016.
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“Peace, Order And Good Government”

Mmegi Online 11 May 2021
Subject to the provisions of this Constitution, Parliament shall have the power to make laws for the peace, order and good government of Botswana.”.
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BPF NEC powerless to suspend untouchable Butale

Mmegi Online 10 May 2021
The Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) National Executive Committee (NEC) does not have the power to suspend its president Biggie Butale following allegations of sexual misconduct levelled against him ... We had issued statements when the Botswana Democratic Party members were involved in this kind of act and requesting them to do something.
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Two sides of Chinese GDP

Korea Times 10 May 2021
By Nancy Qian ... They also focus our attention on different issues ... China's per capita GDP in 2019 was $8,242, placing the country between Montenegro ($8,591) and Botswana ($8,093). Its per capita GDP in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms ― with income adjusted to take account of the cost of living ― was $16,804 ... and India ... The U.S ... .
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Tlou Energy advances clean energy mega-projects

Mmegi Online 07 May 2021
The project already has a mining licence and Tlou is finalising off-take arrangements with the Botswana Power Corporation as well as financial transactions with funders. The company, however, is broadening its scope to create a clean energy district in Central Botswana over its prospecting licences which cover nearly 10,000 square metres.
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