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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, ...

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.

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.

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

UDC, BPF, BCP differ over framework of cooperation

Mmegi Online 06 May 2022
The deteriorating relationship between Botswana National Front (BNF) and Botswana Congress Party (BCP) could be scuppering the Umbrella for Democratic Coalition’s (UDC) chances of taking over power from the ruling party in the hotly anticipated 2024 general elections.

Democracy suffers as DIS cracks the whip

Mmegi Online 06 May 2022
Perhaps worried by the tough road ahead, upon becoming the helmsman at the DCEC in 2020, Katlholo told the State-owned broadcaster, Botswana Television that he was not going to be told who to investigate and how to investigate and when to investigate ...The cult of intelligence is upon Botswana and citizens.

Sir Roger Gale's Botswana bothers

The Spectator 29 Apr 2022
In a two page public letter Sentshebeng declared.“Such a frivolous, irresponsible and emotive use of language to attack the integrity of the Botswana Government’s sovereign decision­making, is an act of deliberate abuse of the power of mass communication to hide the real special interests of photojournalism behind the disinformation.

Viola Davis Red Carpet Jewelry Supports #BlackisBrilliant Campaign

The Cincinnati Herald 28 Apr 2022
With #BlackIsBrilliant, De Beers Group provides a platform for Black designers to create one-of-a-kind pieces with natural diamonds from Botswana, emphasizing the Red Carpet as a powerful forum for communication and visibility in amplifying Black voices and talent.
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