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WATCH: Ramaphosa arrives in Gaborone to lead talks in SA-Botswana business round-table

Independent online (SA) 04 Aug 2022
He added that Botswana and South Africa can both achieve more by working closely together ... Last month, the Botswana Power Corporation (BCP) indicated that it wants to sell its excess electricity to South Africa’s embattled power utility Eskom ... A part of that plan includes the importing of power from neighbouring African countries, including Botswana.
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‘Vibrant’ cross-border trade in mopane worms from Botswana to South Africa

Mail Guardian South Africa 01 Aug 2022
Harvesting and related processing occur in Botswana, while bulk trading and vending are more concentrated in the South African markets ... “Nonetheless, influential, powerful, and wealthier actors were less constrained by the regulatory duplications and overlaps across the trade between Botswana and South Africa.”.
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Eskom moves to ramp-up maintenance at six coal plants as it seeks permission to buy ...

Mining Weekly 01 Aug 2022
He also announced that a further 100 MW to 200 MW could be purchased in the short-term from Botswana and Zambia ...
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Eskom in talks to import power from Botswana

Business Day 27 Jul 2022
Eskom has confirmed it is in talks with the Botswana Power Company (BPC) about the possibility of Eskom importing electricity from the neighbouring country.
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Ramaphosa lays out plan to fix SA energy crisis

Business Ghana 27 Jul 2022
These include improving power utility Eskom’s performance as well as opening up electricity generation to private companies ... fleet of power stations ... Eskom will also be sourcing power from neighbouring Botswana and Zambia through the Southern Africa Power Pool.
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BREAKING | Botswana offers off-peak electricity to supplement Eskom supply

News24 27 Jul 2022
After President Cyril Ramaphosa announced an intention to import electricity from neighbouring countries to supplement South Africa's constrained power supply, Botswana wants South Africa to buy even more from it ... .
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Ramaphosa delivers energy plan to end loadshedding and energy insecurity

Mail Guardian South Africa 25 Jul 2022
“The daily power cuts we have been experiencing have inconvenienced millions of households and have presented huge challenges for businesses ... A number of southern Africancountries, such as Botswana and Zambia, have more electricity capacity than they require, and Eskom will import from them through the Southern African Power Pool arrangement.
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READ IN FULL: Ramaphosa’s new energy plan

Business Day 25 Jul 2022
The daily power cuts we have been experiencing have inconvenienced millions of households and have presented huge challenges for businesses ... In the past 10 days, I have held extensive discussions with the Eskom executive management, power station managers and former Eskom personnel ... Many of our power stations were built many years ago.
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FULL SPEECH: Ramaphosa addresses energy crisis

Independent online (SA) 25 Jul 2022
The daily power cuts we have been experiencing have inconvenienced millions of households and have presented huge challenges for businesses ... In the past 10 days, I have held extensive discussions with the Eskom executive management, power station managers and former Eskom personnel ... Many of our power stations were built many years ago.
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BPC losses near P500m as power imports rise

Mmegi Online 22 Jul 2022
The Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) recorded total losses of P486.9 million in the year to March 2022, after its electricity imports rose due to the below ...
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Opposition instability can be resolved – Khama

Mmegi Online 19 Jul 2022
... believes his safety in Botswana can only be guaranteed by removing President Mokgweetsi Masisi and the Botswana Democratic Party from power.
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Cable theft torment Serowe police

Mmegi Online 19 Jul 2022
Serowe police have raised concern at the alarming rate of theft cases of the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) copper cables in their ...
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Why Can’t De Beers and Botswana Reach a Deal?

Diamonds Net 17 Jul 2022
RAPAPORT... Until December 2021, De Beers cited Covid-19 as the reason for repeated delays to its talks with Botswana over a new sales deal ... Will sightholders have to increase their costs to obtain rough? Will they have to get used to new ways of buying Botswana’s goods? Will ODC grow as a powerful player in the market?.
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Africa Democracy Summit Calls On Leaders to Respect Term Limits

Beijing News 07 Jul 2022
Gaborone, Botswana - Botswana is hosting an international meeting aimed at strengthening democracy and adherence to constitutions in Africa. Participants are calling on African militaries and leaders to respect term limits after several recent coups and efforts to extend time in power.
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A litany of imperfections rock the UDC

Mmegi Online 30 Jun 2022
... coalition partners, the Botswana National Front (BNF), the Botswana People’s Party (BPP) and the now ousted Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) had little in common other than a desire to remove the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) from power.

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