Automotive plant to open in Lobatse


The Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) is at an advanced stage of funding the relocation of Malaysian company, Pasdec Automotive Technologies (PAT) from South Africa to Lobatse.

Relocation of the company, which manufactures automotive wiring harnesses, is expected to create about 500 jobs.

BDC is expected to invest P52 million in the project with the relocation anticipated to be complete by June this year.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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