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Gov’t reserves fall further to P3.4bn

Mmegi Online 16 Apr 2021
The reserves were P5.6 billion in November and were steadily declining throughout 2020 as the government tapped into them to support the budget after main revenues such as mining, collapsed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The latest Bank of Botswana (BoB) statements ...
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Botswana: Mining in Deep Contraction

All Africa 15 Apr 2021
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Lucara Extends Supply Agreement With Belgian Firm

Mmegi Online 12 Apr 2021
says it has entered into a 24-month extension of its definitive supply agreement with HB Antwerp (HB), in respect of all diamonds produced in excess of 10.8 carats in size from its 100% owned Karowe Diamond Mine in Botswana ... Lucara’s Karowe Mine has become world-famous for ...
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Ontario First Nation aims to stop De Beers landfill plan; Ring of Fire moratorium declared

Resource World 07 Apr 2021
“We don’t believe that Anglo American PLC and the Republic of Botswana want to allow De Beers staff to create a giant mine landfill on our Traditional Territory,” he said. De Beers is owned 85% by Anglo American Plc , a British multi-national mining company, and 15% by the Republic of Botswana.
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Lucara Extends Large-Stone Supply Agreement

Diamonds Net 07 Apr 2021
The miner initiated a supply agreement with HB for large stones from its Karowe mine in Botswana in July 2020, after pausing its tenders shortly after the Covid-19 pandemic began ...For the first time, different partners of the value chain are fully aligned, sharing data and information throughout the process from mine to consumer.”.
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Amid recession, Sub-Saharan Africa poised for recovery – World Bank

Ghana Web 06 Apr 2021
The latest Africa’s Pulse, The Future of Work in Africa ... Non-resource-intensive countries, such as Côte d’Ivoire and Kenya, and mining-dependent economies, such as Botswana and Guinea, are expected to see robust growth in 2021, driven by a rebound in private consumption and investment as confidence strengthens and exports increase ... .
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Amid recession, Sub-Saharan Africa poised for recovery

B & FT Online 06 Apr 2021
Digital technologies key to driving future of work ... Non-resource-intensive countries, such as Côte d’Ivoire and Kenya, and mining-dependent economies, such as Botswana and Guinea, are expected to see robust growth in 2021, driven by a rebound in private consumption and investment as confidence strengthens and exports increase ... ....
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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. Mining company Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTC Botswana) has issued a to seek developers for the construction of a 600 kW ...
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Prospects for recovery strengthening in sub-Saharan Africa

China Daily 02 Apr 2021
The report, "The Future of Work in Africa ... Non-resource-intensive countries, such as Cote d'Ivoire and Kenya, and mining-dependent economies, such as Botswana and Guinea, are expected to see robust growth in 2021, driven by a rebound in private consumption and investment as confidence strengthens and exports increase ... .
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Economy shrank by 7.9% in 2020 - Statistics Botswana

Mmegi Online 01 Apr 2021
Statistics Botswana researchers said the contraction in 2020 was mainly due to the poor performance of sectors such as mining, trade, hotels & restaurants as well as the construction industry ... They were followed by finance & business services as well as mining at 15.3% and 11.5% respectively.
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Oil excavation in Africa’s Kavango region must be stopped to meet world climate promises

The Independent 01 Apr 2021
Read more.Women hold the key to tackling the climate crisisThe time has come to end our love affair with plastic takeaway cupsBitcoin mining is disastrous for the environment – it is time to act. People from Namibia and Botswana have spoken out too ... Namibia and Botswana share the ...
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Lucara Secures P2.4bn For Karowe Mine Expansion

The Botswana Gazette 31 Mar 2021
Money to fund the underground expansion of Karowe Karowe’s lifespan ...
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World Bank forecasts Sub-Saharan African economy to grow by 2.3 to 3.4 pct in 2021

China.dot.org 31 Mar 2021
The reports show that non-resource-intensive countries, such as Cote d'Ivoire and Kenya, and mining-dependent economies, such as Botswana and Guinea, are expected to see robust growth in 2021, driven by a rebound in private consumption and investment as confidence strengthens and exports increase ... Enditem .
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Sub-Saharan Africa poised for recovery – World Bank

Joy Online 31 Mar 2021
The latest Africa’s Pulse, The Future of Work in Africa ... “ ... Non-resource-intensive countries, such as Côte d’Ivoire and Kenya, and mining-dependent economies, such as Botswana and Guinea, are expected to see robust growth in 2021, driven by a rebound in private consumption and investment as confidence strengthens and exports increase ... .
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