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Diamonds expected to spur Botswanan economy

Sina 17 Sep 2021
17 (Xinhua) -- Botswana's economy is on a recovery course supported by the mining sector, according to the financial services provider Absa Bank Botswana. "Botswana's economic recovery is underway with an improving outlook ...
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Seretse resurfaces as UB Chancellor

Mmegi Online 16 Sep 2021
Ambassador Seretse organized several missions (trade, education, health, and tourism) to Botswana ... She has sat in various private, parastatal and government Boards including the Botswana Life (Insurance), Bank of Botswana (Central Bank), Debswana (Diamond Mining Company), and Denel in the Republic of South Africa.
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Lucara board approves Karowe underground diamond mine expansion, Botswana

Resource World 15 Sep 2021
Lucara has a 100%interest in the producing diamond mine located in north-central Botswana, Africa that is noted for producing large exceptional-quality Type IIa diamonds.
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Botswana’s Earth, Wind and

Mmegi Online 10 Sep 2021
Botswana, as a developing country, has a window up to 2050 under the UN’s Conference of Parties 24 (COP24) within which to develop its coal. This is a period local stakeholders such as the Botswana Chamber of Mines hope will allow near-term developers to initiate, run and decommission while supporting the economy through those years.
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Lucara’s Botswana expansion formally approved

Mining Weekly 09 Sep 2021
... of its Karowe mine, in Botswana, the Canadian miner announced on Wednesday.
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Botswana copper miner Khoemacau giving attention to ESG silver lining Cupric Canyon Capital CEO Johan ...

Mining Weekly 07 Sep 2021
Khoemacau Copper Mining of Botswana, which is ramping up to nameplate throughput of 3.65-million tonnes a year, is also giving attention to ...
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Extractive sector revenue: Ghana’s 19.3% far lower than African economies average of 50.9%

Joy Online 04 Sep 2021
“However, if the government of Ghana had earned average revenue ratios as those of the government of Botswana in the mining subsector and the government of Nigeria in the oil subsector, the additional revenue that would have been received would have more than covered, on average, ...
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IFS urges government to take charge of extractive sector

Joy Online 03 Sep 2021
At the same time, the proportion of value from mineral production that flows to the Ghanaian government as revenue is a mere 6.5 per cent compared with 51.8 per cent in Botswana, a major diamond producer. The reason is that, unlike Ghana, “Government of Botswana has huge ownership interests in the country’s mining sector,” Dr Boakye said.
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BOTSWANA : Gaborone helps Minergy coal venture weather difficult market conditions

Africa Intelligence 03 Sep 2021
The next few months promise to be decisive for Minergy Coal, which opened its Masama coal mine in southern Botswana a ....
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Global diamond production to grow by 1.4% in 2021

Resource World 01 Sep 2021
The leading data and analytics company notes that significant recoveries in output are expected in Botswana (+37%), Canada (+16.6%) and Angola (+26.3%) ... With potential new diamond mines, Botswana, Canada and the DRC are also expected to remain prominent suppliers of rough diamonds to global markets.
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Editorial: New ‘Banking Code of Ethics and Business Conduct’ will improve professionalism

B & FT Online 01 Sep 2021
At the same time, the proportion of value from mineral production that flows to the Ghanaian government as revenue is a mere 6.5 percent compared with 51.8 percent in Botswana – a major diamond producer. Unlike Ghana, the government of Botswana has huge ownership interests in the country’s mining sector.
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IFS urges gov’t to take charge of extractive sector

B & FT Online 01 Sep 2021
At the same time, the proportion of value from mineral production that flows to the Ghanaian government as revenue is a mere 6.5 percent compared with 51.8 percent in Botswana – a major diamond producer. The reason is that, unlike Ghana, “The government of Botswana has huge ownership interests in the country’s mining sector,” Dr.
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Ghagoo mine’s new lease of life

The Voice Botswana 31 Aug 2021
Despite lying dormant for more than four years, Ghaghoo Diamond Mine looks set to regain its sparkle after sparking interest from a new multi-million Pula suitor ... Gem Diamonds then bought the mine and continued to evaluate the project, with the organisation’s subsidiary, Gem Diamonds Botswana granted a Mining Licence in 2010.
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Making moves on big screens

The Voice Botswana 31 Aug 2021
Equipped with a Bachelor of Theatre Arts from the University of Botswana (UB), Atlang’s international success will come an as little surprise to fans of local drama, where she has been a leading figure since 2017 ... A friend of mine had forwarded a post to me about auditions in Botswana hosted by the Muvhango team.
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Focus on ‘ignored’ extractive sector to boost revenue collection – Duffour to government

Ghana Web 31 Aug 2021
Former Finance Minister Dr Kwabena Duffuor has called on the government to shift its focus onto the extractive sector to generate revenue for the country ... Touching on what to expect in today’s presentation, he disclosed, “in today’s presentation, you’ll be shocked to know that Botswana is getting billions from its mining sector, mainly diamonds.” ... .

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