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What's Going On?

Mmegi Online 20 Apr 2021
"In exercise of the powers vested upon him by Section 42 of the Constitution, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Botswana Dr Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi has made the following Cabinet appointments and decisions ... the matter to allay the people of Botswana's fears.
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Ghana falls short in almost all AfCFTA competitive potential indicators – Report

Ghana Web 20 Apr 2021
Cost of Power. 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.
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Nation falls short in almost all AfCFTA competitive potential indicators – Report

B & FT Online 20 Apr 2021
Cost of Power. 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.
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Financiers join in as Bots, Nam sign 5GW solar deal

Mmegi Online 16 Apr 2021
The AfDB, International Finance Corporation and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development inked the Memorandum of Intent with Botswana, Namibia and Power Africa, a US-government entity aimed at boosting electricity investment in Africa.
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A man well acquainted with battles

Mmegi Online 16 Apr 2021
The case before Justice Tau is seen as Banners ... The building society is overseen by the finance ministry, Bank of Botswana and the Botswana Stock Exchange, to varying degrees. Its shareholding also indicates an explosive AGM ahead, with powerful investors, one parastatal, quasi-government entities and prominent actors in the share registry ... .
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Botswana: Project to Lower Power Import Bill

All Africa 16 Apr 2021
Mawana -- The over P2.3 billion North West transmission grid connection project will add value to Botswana's development path and most importantly reduce the power import bill, says President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi ....
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Kgoroba calls for UDC electoral congress

The Voice Botswana 14 Apr 2021
In his video, the former Alliance for Progressives (AP) MP said that if the UDC wants to remove the Botswana Democratic Party from power, they must start being democratic themselves and hold an elective congress for each party to bring an equal number of delegates to vote for the leadership ... Moeti Mohwasa- UDC Head of Communications ... Moeti Mohwasa ... .
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Profiles In Service

Mmegi Online 13 Apr 2021
This week I read media reports on the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in Botswana ...  Now, let’s imagine a scenario where the elected representatives of the people of Botswana, who are paid from public coffers, were to be characterised as public servants and be governed by the same code of conduct as the Botswana public service.
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Suspected electrical cables thief electrocuted

The Voice Botswana 12 Apr 2021
Old Naledi Police are investigating a case in which a 31-year-old suspected thief suffered severe burns from an electric shock while attempting to steal Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) electric cables.
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Brink family wields power in BBS crisis

Mmegi Online 09 Apr 2021
Meanwhile, according to CIPA records, Derek, Rita and Lerie Brink hold 17.3% equity in BBS Limited and as a voting bloc, are even more powerful than institutional shareholders such as the Botswana Privatisation Holdings (14.9%) and the Botswana Police Savings and Loans Guarantee Scheme (9.2 percent).
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BOARDROOM BRAWL AT BBS:

The Botswana Gazette 08 Apr 2021
CEO MOLEFE TUSSLES WITH BOARD OVER UNLAWFUL INCREASE OF TENURE Board ...
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Tax increase to erode purchasing power

The Voice Botswana 06 Apr 2021
Speaking to Voice Money, Quantitative Analyst at First National Bank Botswana (FNBB), Gomolemo Basele, said the tax pronouncements for 2021 will undoubtedly erode the purchasing power of local households in the short- to medium-term – especially against a backdrop of low real ...
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Lessons from Palma attack: What next for the insurgency in Cabo Delgado?

Mail Guardian South Africa 04 Apr 2021
The total death count is likely to be in the dozens ... In Maputo, a liaison body for foreign assistance partners to coordinate their Covid‑19 support with the government has been replicated to also focus on Cabo Delgado security, but broadened to include regional stakeholders such as South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and ex-colonial power Portugal.
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Botswanan diamond mining company launches tender for small solar park

PV Magazine 02 Apr 2021
Diamond Trading Company Botswana is seeking proposals for a 600 kW ground-mounted PV plant to power operations at its mining site in Gaborone ... According to the latest statistics from the International Renewable Energy Agency, Botswana had only 3 MW of installed PV power at the end of 2019.
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WIT wraps up women's month

Mmegi Online 31 Mar 2021
Women In Tourism Botswana (WIT) in collaboration with Hilton Garden Inn Gaborone, recently hosted the inaugural annual Women In Tourism high tea symposium  in commemoration of Women's month ... Meanwhile, Botswana Tourism Organisation Executive Manager Marketing Keitumetse Setlang said.
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