Botswana submits EIA for Walvis Bay project

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Following pressure from the Namibians complaining about the dust and noise pollution, the Botswana government has submitted an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report on its Walvis Bay Dry Port.

The corporate communications manager of Botswana Railways, Kefilwe Batsalelwang told Mmegi Business that the comments from residents were incorporated into the report and submitted to the Ministry of Environment and Tourism in Namibia by end of May.

“The infrastructural developments which includes the construction of palisade fencing were completed by the end of May and due to some complaints by residents in Namibia, the government of Botswana had to submit an EIA report again,” she said.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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