Motswere building in Gaborone receives Botswana's first Green Star rating
Motswere building in Gaborone receives Botswana's first Green Star rating

The new Motswere building in Botswana - the first addition to Prime Plaza II in Gaborone's CBD, has been awarded a five-star Green Star Africa - Office Design v1.1 rating by the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA).

3 days ago

Source: ┬ęPeter Titmuss
Botswana begins first iron ore mining project

Botswana has begun work on its first iron ore mine, a senior government official said on Tuesday, as the country seeks rapid diversification from diamond mining.

14 Jul 2021

Sandfire's T3 Motheo Mine. Source: Sandfire
Australia's Sandfire gets go-ahead to build Botswana copper mine

Australia's Sandfire Resources Ltd said it has been granted a mining licence and can start constructing a copper mine in Botswana's Kalahari copper belt, as the nation strives to diversify its sources of income away from diamond revenues.

8 Jul 2021

A solar plant is seen in Uyayna, north of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April 10, 2018. Reuters/Faisal Al Nasser
Botswana issues licence for first large scale solar power plant

The Botswana energy regulator has granted a generation licence for a 100MW solar project to local firm Shumba Energy, a company executive said on Monday, making it the first independent power producer to set up a large scale solar plant in the country.

6 Jul 2021

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