PRESIDENT OF BOTSWANA IN DR CONGO TO STRENGTHEN BILATERAL COOPERATION

PRESIDENT OF BOTSWANA IN DR CONGO TO STRENGTHEN BILATERAL COOPERATION

Dr. Mokgweetsi E.K Masisi (President of the Republic of Botswana), embarked on a working visit to Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. During the visit, he met His Excellency Félix Antoine Tshesekedi Tshilombo, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), to engage on issues of mutual interest, including exploring

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NAMIBIA AND BOTSWANA SIGN PARTNERSHIP FOR MUTUAL COOPERATION

NAMIBIA AND BOTSWANA SIGN PARTNERSHIP FOR MUTUAL COOPERATION

Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi working visit to Namibia strengthens partnership between both nations. This demonstrates the importance of dialogue and mutual cooperation. Both nations have elevated their partnership to reinforce political cooperation, economic development and sharing of experiences in areas of mutual concern.

 

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TROPICAL STORM DESTROYS BUILDINGS IN PARTS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

TROPICAL STORM DESTROYS BUILDINGS IN PARTS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

The death toll from storm Eloise rose to at least 13 on Monday after heavy winds, rain and flooding destroyed buildings, drowned crops and displaced thousands in parts of southern Africa.

Eloise weakened from a cyclone to a tropical storm after making landfall in central Mozambique on Saturday, but continued

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CHINA – AFRICA COOPERATION REMAINS STABLE – CHINESE STATE COUNCILOR REAFFIRMS

CHINA – AFRICA COOPERATION REMAINS STABLE – CHINESE STATE COUNCILOR REAFFIRMS

Chinese State Councilor Wang Yi has reaffirmed that the friendship between China and Africa remains rock-solid and stable no matter what the international situation they faced.

Mr. Yi, who is also Foreign Minister said the difficulties, obstacles, or disruptions encountered cannot change the relationship that exist between the pair.

He

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BOTSWANA APPROVES PLAN FOR HUGE RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS

BOTSWANA APPROVES PLAN FOR HUGE RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS

Unveiled on Monday, the newly approved Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) shows that government plans to develop or procure 1,540MW of new generation between now and 2040. Of that amount, 1,240MW will be from renewable energy projects.

“The IRP meets the country’s growing energy demand at least cost while also reducing

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GABORONE OFFICIALS APPROVED CONSTRUCTION OF TWO PRIMARY SCHOOL IN BOTSWANA

GABORONE OFFICIALS APPROVED CONSTRUCTION OF TWO PRIMARY SCHOOL IN BOTSWANA

State officials in Gaborone, Bostwana has approved the construction of two primary school. The aim of the project is to addressing issues of over enrolment in the capital city.

While speaking to the media, Gaborone mayor, Mr Father Maphongo said the council had registered 28 cases of homeless persons and

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BOTSWANA MOHEMBO BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION SET FOR COMPLETION IN MAY 2021

BOTSWANA MOHEMBO BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION SET FOR COMPLETION IN MAY 2021

The Mohembo bridge construction is peaking up pace according to the Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr Thulagano Segokgo.

Speaking during a site tour, Segokgo commend the contractor for the project as 80% is completed despite experiencing delays and challenges in sourcing materials.

Quoting Segokgo, “We can see now that

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CONSTRUCTION OF NEW MALL BEGINS IN BOTSWANA

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW MALL BEGINS IN BOTSWANA

Smart Partnership Enterprises (SPE) has released a statement about the commencement of a new mall in Botswana. The 26000m2 retail centre mall will be called The Fields Mall.

Speaking during the ceremony SPE chairperson, Sam Mpuchane said the specific purpose of the project is  to ensure that major retail

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CONSTRUCTION OF OKAVANGO RIVER BRIDGE SET FOR COMPLETION AFTER TWO YEARS DELAY IN BOTSWANA

CONSTRUCTION OF OKAVANGO RIVER BRIDGE SET FOR COMPLETION AFTER TWO YEARS DELAY IN BOTSWANA

The Okavango river bridge construction which kick-off in November 8, 2016 with an original completion date of July 7 last year now has a completion date in May 2021. The project which is worth US$93m will enable the road network to be linked to the bridge.

Speaking during a site

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SEKGOMA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL REFURBISHED TO 24-HOURS CLINIC SERVICE IN BOTSWANA

SEKGOMA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL REFURBISHED TO 24-HOURS CLINIC SERVICE IN BOTSWANA

Botswana Government has announced the refurbishment of Sekgoma Memorial hospital into a 24-hours clinic service.

The Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Development Mmusi Kgafela during the announcement noted that the facility will now enable the people of Serowe and surrounding areas to get more health services within their vicinity.

Meanwhile,

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MCM PLANS TO CONSTRUCT MULTI-PURPOSE STADIUM IN BOTSWANA

MCM PLANS TO CONSTRUCT MULTI-PURPOSE STADIUM IN BOTSWANA

Morupule Coal Mine (MCM) has announced plans to construct a multi-purpose stadium in Palapye, Botswana.

According to the community liaison manager Letsibogo Ndwap, the mine’s board of directors had approved USD1m (P12.3 million) for phase one of the project.

Ndwap said the stadium would be situated at the Palapye area

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CHINESE CONTRACTOR, A THREAT TO NATIONAL SECURITY

CHINESE CONTRACTOR, A THREAT TO NATIONAL SECURITY

A Chinese contractor that participated and won the tender for construction of Moshupa Primary Hospital in Botswana is rejected. Apparently, the state directorate of intelligence and security is claiming that the contractor is a threat to national security. Following this advise, the Botswana’s Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board backed

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PRESIDENT OF FIDIC AFRICA WILL SPEAK ON AFRICA’S RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

PRESIDENT OF FIDIC AFRICA WILL SPEAK ON AFRICA’S RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Kabelo Motswagole, President of FIDIC Africa will speak on “learning lessons from how countries and governments have dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic”. This webinar explores what different countries have done, both in response to the spread of the virus and also the subsequent economic response and looks at the lessons

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BOSTWANA NWDC SAY MAINTENANCE OF SCHOOL TO BE COMPLETED SOON

BOSTWANA NWDC SAY MAINTENANCE OF SCHOOL TO BE COMPLETED SOON

North West District Council (NWDC) in Botswana hopes to complete maintenance of 79 primary school soon. The announced was made by Deputy council chairperson, Mr Lekonne Masoko.

According to Masoko, “The project entails construction of new ablution facilities, maintenance of toilets, procurement of 10 000 litre water tanks and stands.”

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FIBERTEX AND SPECIFYING TECHNIQUES HOST CPD SEMINAR IN BOTSWANA

FIBERTEX AND SPECIFYING TECHNIQUES HOST CPD SEMINAR IN BOTSWANA

Fibertex South Africa and Specifying Techniques, in conjunction with The Architects Association of Botswana (AAB) hosted a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) seminar in Gaborone recently.

 

“This forum – which was the first of its kind hosted by the newly formed AAB – forms part of the association’s accredited

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