Inaugural Women in Mining conference for Gaborone

The Women in Mining conference will be held annually. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
The Women in Mining conference will be held annually. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

South African mine owner Bridgette Radebe, who is the executive chairperson and CEO of Mmakau Mining, will be the guest speaker at Botswana’s inaugural Women in Mining conference, to be held in Gaborone on Friday.

Radebe’s Mmakau Mining Company has shares in various mining portfolios from coal, platinum, gold and chrome, among others. Radebe is the older sister to mining mogul, Patrice Motsepe and wife to South Africa Cabinet Minister Jeff Radebe.

The Women in Mining Conference will be held under the theme, ‘Celebrating Women’s Contribution to Botswana’s Mining Industry.’

Editor's Comment
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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