Africa Lighthouse aims P500m kitty at renewables

Seeing green: Pule is assessing opportunities in renewable energy
Seeing green: Pule is assessing opportunities in renewable energy

Local private equity firm, Africa Lighthouse Capital, is eyeing local and regional opportunities in renewable energy, an area founder and CEO, Bame Pule, says more investors should be ‘going gangbusters’ about.

The 11-year-old firm secured a P500 million private equity mandate from the Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) in 2018 and has thus far invested half the capital in local entities such as the Funeral Services Group and the Minet Group.

Private equity or capital investment made into companies that are not listed, is a key financier in the economy, particularly in the pursuit of economic diversification, as the Botswana Stock Exchange firms represent a narrow piece of the spectrum of private enterprise.

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‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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