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De Beers Trims Production Outlook Again

Diamonds Net 21 Oct 2021
The Jwaneng deposit in Botswana and the Venetia site in South Africa drove the rebound this year, Anglo American noted ... The main factors behind these changes have been heavy rainfall in southern Africa earlier in the year, coronavirus-related shutdowns in Canada, and power disruptions in Botswana. Image ... (Ben Perry/Armoury Films/De Beers). .
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De Beers Adjusts Production Outlook Again

Diamonds Net 21 Oct 2021
The Jwaneng deposit in Botswana and the Venetia site in South Africa drove the rebound this year, Anglo American noted ... The main factors behind these changes have been heavy rainfall in southern Africa earlier in the year, coronavirus-related shutdowns in Canada, and power disruptions in Botswana. Correction, October 21, 2021 ... Image ... .
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Tlou Energy signs 10MW Power Purchase Agreement with Botswana Power Corp

Algeria Times 20 Oct 2021
Tlou Energy signed a 10MW Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) ... The first phase will be a 10MW power project with electricity to be sold to Botswana Power Corporation ... Without sufficient internally produced power, neighbouring countries effectively control Botswana's energy security.
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Botswana signs 10 MW gas-fired deal with Tlou to wean off coal, imports

Reuters 18 Oct 2021
Botswana's domestic power currently comes 100% from coal, and recurring breakdowns at one of its main power stations have left the country reliant on imports from South Africa and Mozambique, as well as diesel generators, to cover shortfalls.
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BPC signs CBM deal with Tlou Energy

Mmegi Online 18 Oct 2021
Twelve years after its establishment in the country’s eastern gasfields, Tlou Energy executives this morning signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) ... “We know the funds Botswana is spending in importing power and if that money could be ...
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Botswana attorney general seeks to recriminalize homosexuality

Washington Blade 18 Oct 2021
GABORONE, Botswana — On June 11, 2019, Botswana moved toward being a state that no longer held some of its citizens (and, by extension, visitors) as criminals if they identified within the LGBTQ spectrum ... There are some key things to understand about what the High Court did for people in Botswana.
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How opposition squandered its chances

Mmegi Online 15 Oct 2021
In the 1990s after patiently building the Botswana National Front (BNF) into a formidable political force, the late Kenneth Koma came close towards fulfilment of his long cherished dream of seizing power ... It will be remembered that the Botswana Peoples Party (BPP), which came into ...
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How opposition squandered its chances for power

Mmegi Online 15 Oct 2021
In the 1990s after patiently building the Botswana National Front (BNF) into a formidable political force, the late Kenneth Koma came close towards fulfilment of his long cherished dream of seizing power ... It will be remembered that the Botswana Peoples Party (BPP), which came into ...
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Power struggle

The Voice Botswana 12 Oct 2021
Morupule B troubles lead to an increase in power importation ... Botswana imported 47.8 percent of electricity distributed locally during the second quarter of 2021. The bulk of this came from the South African power utility, Eskom which contributed 57.8 percent of the total power that Botswana imported.
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Champion of academic excellence

The Voice Botswana 12 Oct 2021
It’s almost six years since Professor Otlogetswe Totolo was appointed Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) ... We have developed the Smart switch system; it has been tested by Botswana Power Corporation ... True, at the moment in time it is only used for power generation.
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Xinhua world economic news summary at 0930 GMT, Oct. 10

China.dot.org 10 Oct 2021
NEW DELHI -- Chief Minister of India's Delhi Arvind Kejriwal Saturday said the national capital could face a power crisis ... (India-Delhi-Power crisis) ... GABORONE -- Botswana is exploring meaningful ways of ensuring the tourism sector benefits all, particularly women and youths, the southern African country's tourism minister said Saturday.
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BDP rule: From Seretse to Masisi

Mmegi Online 08 Oct 2021
At independence, a dark cloud hovered over Botswana ... It did not make sense to think of any future for a small poor country geographically enveloped by powerful and hostile regimes diametrically opposed to principles Botswana cherished ... The non alignment policy earned Botswana friends and sympathy across the two rival super powers.
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BDP’s uninterrupted 55 years

Mmegi Online 08 Oct 2021
It may sound awkward to talk about Botswana’s 55-year sovereignty without mentioning the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) ... Fifty-five years later, the BDP remains the party in State power ... In 1966, Botswana was one of the poorest countries in Africa ... But upon attaining independence, Botswana rapidly came off age.
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South Africa Interested in Expanding its Military Influence Against Terrorists

Greek City Times 08 Oct 2021
Without support from world superpowers, the scenario is serving to boost the capacity of African regional powers ... At that time, Rwanda had also sent troops to the region with the same objective, which indicates that there is a kind of “military race” to help Mozambique – and, consequently, demonstrate power at the regional level.

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