CONSTRUCTION OF LONG AWAITED GUMARE HOSPITAL SET TO KICK IN BOTSWANA

CONSTRUCTION OF LONG AWAITED GUMARE HOSPITAL SET TO KICK IN BOTSWANA

Gumare is set to finally have a long-awaited hospital, as confirmed by Assistant Minister of Health, Mr Sethomo Lelatisitswe. The hospital, which has been in the planning phase for several years, will be constructed  through the second Transitional National Development Plan under the development manager model.

During a Kgotla meeting

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CONSTRUCTION OF KANYE STADIUM BEGINS IN BOTSWANA

CONSTRUCTION OF KANYE STADIUM BEGINS IN BOTSWANA

The construction of the much anticipated Kanye stadium is underway and scheduled to be completed in February 2024.

Kanye District Council Chairman, Mr Mpho Dithole announced this during a full council meeting on Monday.

Mr Dithole said EH Construction Company, trading as Excavator Hire, has been awarded the contract for

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MOELA WORLD CLASS LODGE FACILITY UNVEILED IN BOTSWANA

MOELA WORLD CLASS LODGE FACILITY UNVEILED IN BOTSWANA

Moela Lodge in Khumaga has been described as a world class facility that will attract local and international tourists.

Officially opening the lodge yesterday, President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi said the facitity had led to increased income and skills improvement for the community members who built it.

Moela Safaris is a

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BOL DREAMS BIG ABOUT COAL TO LIQUID PROJECT IN BOTSWANA

BOL DREAMS BIG ABOUT COAL TO LIQUID PROJECT IN BOTSWANA

Botswana Oil Limited (BOL) is dreaming big with their Ikaegeng Coal to Liquids Project, an undertaking they hope will create 30, 000 temporary jobs. Construction of the mine and production plant is not scheduled until mid-2025 and will take four years to complete.

Set to cost between US$ 3-4 billion,

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DPF TO CONSTRUCT BOUTIQUE HOTEL WORTH P68MILLION IN BOTSWANA

DPF TO CONSTRUCT BOUTIQUE HOTEL WORTH P68MILLION IN BOTSWANA

The Debswana Pension Fund (DPF) is constructing a P68 million boutique hotel in Jwaneng which will be leased to Cresta Marakanelo Limited.

The 50-bedroomed four-star facility will take 14 months to be completed and is scheduled to be open by the end of 2023.

Speaking during the groundbreaking ceremony yesterday,

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BOTSWANA WITNESS FIRST LOAD SHEDDING AFTER SEVEN YEARS ABSENCE

BOTSWANA WITNESS FIRST LOAD SHEDDING AFTER SEVEN YEARS ABSENCE

Load shedding has returned after a seven-year absence as most parts of the country have been suffering from power cuts since last evening.

Following the blackouts, the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) announced that it is currently experiencing power supply constraints estimated to last for a week. The Corporation also said

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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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