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Botswana sees 2023 growth of 4%, plans infrastructure drive

Reuters 06 Feb 2023
GABORONE, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Botswana expects economic growth of 4% this year while targeting medium-term growth of 5.7%, and the government plans to ramp up infrastructure investment, its finance minister said on Monday ... Serame said Botswana wanted to raise its 2023/24 infrastructure spending to "unlock constraints to economic growth".

Record Botswana diamond sales in 2022 as Russia shunned

Joy Online 01 Feb 2023
Sales of diamonds from Botswana reached record levels last year due to Western buyers shunning Russian stones and steady global demand for diamond jewellery. Botswana ... Botswana has benefited.

Diamond sales at Botswana’s Debswana hit record high in 2022

Mining Dot Com 31 Jan 2023
In Botswana’s currency, ... Debswana accounts for almost all diamonds produced in Botswana, with Lucara’s Karowe mine being the only other operating diamond mine in the country.

Outcry over low women participation in mining

Mmegi Online 27 Jan 2023
“As you may well know, Botswana is a signatory to gender equality protocols and I must admit that there ... Of utmost importance our aspiration is that these must all fall within the Umbrella of the Association, and affiliate with the Botswana Chamber of Mines (BCM),” Moagi stated.

De Beers ‘dribbles’ BURS in tax saga

Mmegi Online 27 Jan 2023
A study commissioned by the Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) alleges that diamond mining giant, De Beers, has been paying far less than its fair share of tax to the Botswana ...

Premium Nickel drills 1.72% NiEq over 16.75 metres at Selebi, Botswana

Resource World 27 Jan 2023
reported additional assay results from the company’s 2022 diamond drilling program at its 100%-owned Selebi nickel-copper-cobalt (Ni-Cu-Co) sulphide mine in Botswana ... The purpose of this Phase 1 program was to demonstrate the upside potential of the Selebi Mine mineralized ...

Mantshwabisi returns to Jwaneng

Mmegi Online 23 Jan 2023
... the Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa (TGRSA) championship and the Botswana Motor Sport (BMS) national championship ... “After three years of not competing in Botswana, the TGRSA 1000 Desert Race will return to the diamond-mining town of Jwaneng for Round Three on 23, 24 and 25 June.

OTC Markets Group Welcomes Premium Nickel Resources Ltd. to OTCQX

Eagle-Tribune 20 Jan 2023
(i) holds 100% interest in the Selkirk Mine which was acquired in August 2022 as well as four adjacent Prospecting Licenses in Botswana, (ii) holds a 100% interest in the Maniitsoq property in Greenland, which is a camp-scale permitted exploration project comprising 3,048 square ...

Diamond traders hit by rupee risks amid Russia supply woes

Live Mint 18 Jan 2023
Shipments are estimated to be flat in the year ending March following weak demand in key consumers US and China. While the exporters have been getting goods directly from De Beers and mines from Botswana and Angola, demand from China remains muted, Shah said ... .

Prince Harry reveals the necklace William ripped off his neck during blazing row - and ...

The Daily Mail 11 Jan 2023
Prince Harry has confirmed that he is still wearing the necklace he accused his brother of ripping from his neck in 2019 - showing off the 'now fixed' jewelry in a television interview ... 'It says it broke your necklace ... 'And then a friend of mine in Botswana made this for me, which has got tiger's eye in the middle.' RELATED ARTICLES ... .

Prince Harry shows off necklace broken during William’s alleged assault

New York Post 11 Jan 2023
More On.. prince harry 'spare' book ... Bling fit for a prince ... “And I friend of mine in Botswana made this for me, which has got tiger’s eye on it,” he continued of a third, round charm featuring the golden gemstone, which is said to protect its wearer and promote self-confidence and inner strength ... ....

Botswana reports single COVID-19 death, first in four months

Xinhua 09 Jan 2023
The death occurred in Jwaneng, a mining township about 200 km southwest of Gaborone, the capital of Botswana, which has been the hardest hit by the nationwide resurgence of cases, Christopher Nyanga, the spokesperson of Botswana's Ministry of Health, told Xinhua in a telephone interview.

De Beers Institute of Diamonds: Building consumer confidence through world-leading natural diamonds services

Vietnam News 06 Jan 2023
Together with its joint venture partners, De Beers Group employs more than 20,000 people across the diamond pipeline and is the world's largest diamond producer by value, with diamond mining operations in Botswana, Canada, Namibia and South Africa.

Botswana to host 2023 U.S.-Africa Business Summit

B & FT Online 29 Dec 2022
Southern African Republic of Botswana has been chosen to host the 15th U.S.-Africa Business Summit (USABS), a major platform to strengthen U.S.-Africa trade and investment ties ... One of the world’s fastest growing economies over the past decade, Botswana is regarded as a successful model for countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

Premium Nickel aims to re-open Selebi mine in Botswana 

Mining Dot Com 23 Dec 2022
“Selebi Mine could be a single continuous mineralized system,” CEO Keith Morrison said in the release ... The past-producing Selebi mine had two shafts – Selebi and Selebi North – situated about six km apart ... Premium wants to re-open the Selebi mine as well as its past-producing Selkirk mine about 75 km to the north.

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