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The rise and rise of Serame

Mmegi Online 17 Jun 2022
Finance minister, Peggy Serame is reportedly gaining favour with Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) kingmakers and power brokers who have hatched a plan to fast-track her political career in ...
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Botswana proves mettle in Africa

Mmegi Online 13 Jun 2022
Team Botswana that competed at the just ended Africa Senior Championships have proven that they are a power to reckon with ahead of the Commonwealth Games and the World Championships. At the time of going to print, Botswana had accumulated five medals, two gold medals, two silver and one bronze.
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Delimitation Commission to swear secretariat in

Mmegi Online 13 Jun 2022
However, the power to increase the number of seats of elected members in the National Assembly lies with Parliament only and not the Commission ... National Population Census which was 2,024,904 with the number of constituencies into which Botswana is divided which is currently 57.
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AMANDA SEYFRIED WEARS ALMASIKA FOR 'BLACK IS BRILLIANT' WITH RAD AND DE BEERS GROUP AT ...

Longview News-Journal 09 Jun 2022
With #BlackIsBrilliant, De Beers Group provides a platform for Black designers to create one-of-a-kind pieces with natural diamonds from Botswana, with an emphasis on the Red Carpet as a powerful forum for communication and visibility in amplifying Black voices and talent.
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Serowe/Palapye cable theft worries police

Mmegi Online 07 Jun 2022
Listen. Central District police have been hit by a wave of theft cases of the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) electric copper cables ... .
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PETER BRUCE: Foreign investment, wow! That’s a good thing, innit?

Business Day 01 Jun 2022
It is, Google Translate tells me, “il rapporto per battere tutti i rapporti” — the report to beat all reports. It somehow sounds great in Italian ... I didn’t know we had such a thing ... At best we get to 13% (20% at our peak in Thabo Mbeki’s last years in power) ... Botswana did 28.5%, Nigeria 31%, India 26%, South Korea 33%, Turkey 28% and France 24% ... “... .
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Botswana’s Lesedi Power Project update

Construction Review Online 27 May 2022
... connect the Lesedi Power Project to the Botswana power system has begun.
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Effects of the Ukraine-Russia-war on the economy of Botswana

Mmegi Online 20 May 2022
Since the political issues, which triggered the war are quite complex, this paper seeks to only highlight some of the possible economic effects of the war on Botswana ... Consequently, the war is going to negatively impact fuel prices in Botswana since it is a net importer of brent crude oil and refined petroleum products.
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How will the Masisi-Khama conflict end?

Mmegi Online 20 May 2022
The night that former president of Botswana, Ian Khama, escaped under the cover of darkness into neighboring South Africa, marked a loss of innocence in Botswana’s usually stable, harmless politics ... Once considered an exception in an increasingly authoritarian continent, a democratic decline is now underway in Botswana ... Botswana popular vote.
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Load shedding: South Africa, you’re not alone, these five other African countries also battle with ...

Independent online (SA) 17 May 2022
Botswana. Botswana is also dealing with a debilitating power crisis. According to icafrica.org, Botswana’s need for electricity grew rapidly during the 1980s and 1990s as a result of fast economic expansion ... Botswana Power Corporation informs residents and business community of the below areas that electricity will be interrupted as follows.
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Envoy bids Botswana farewell

Mmegi Online 13 May 2022
It enables Batswana to produce their own solar electricity and sell any excess back to the Botswana Power Corporation. In April 2021, the governments of the United States, Botswana, and Namibia launched the Mega Solar initiative with a goal to produce 2-5 gigawatts of solar power, ...
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De Beers separates ‘wheat from chaff’ as Russian

Mmegi Online 13 May 2022
... other sources such as Botswana and sold into the US ... De Beers, which prides itself on ethically sourced and development-powering diamonds in countries such as Botswana and Namibia, has quietly ramped up efforts that began in 2018 to improve the traceability of its own diamonds.
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Masisi cautions educators against laxity

Mmegi Online 10 May 2022
Therefore, despite the commercial drive of the college, there should be no laxity and compromise in the aim of maintaining high educational standards that are internationally recognised and validated by the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA),” he said ... This has really added value to Botswana’s education system.
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Botswana invites bids to build 200 MW solar plant

Reuters 09 May 2022
"The project, comprising of two units of 100 MW each, will be required to be commercially online by 2026/2027 and will sell all the energy produced and capacity to the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) through a Power Purchase Agreement," read the pre-qualification document.Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com.

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