Locals lead Phikwe economic recovery

Talana Farms is on the road to recovery
Talana Farms is on the road to recovery

Even as government’s focus has been to court foreign investors, the closure of BCL Mine could bring new breed of local investors to Selebi-Phikwe. Mmegi correspondent, KOKETSO KGOBOGE made the observation at a recent media tour to the ex-mining town

SELEBI-PHIKWE: Batswana investors have taken centre stage in the drive to turn around Selebi-Phikwe’s economy following the infamous liquidation of the BCL Mine left the town in dire straits.

Following the closure of the over 60-year-old copper and nickel mine that was the heartbeat of Phikwe, economic activities around the town slumped.

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Wearing of masks behind closed doors has been mandatory following the government’s August decision that the public was freed from masking in outdoor spaces.According to a press statement from the ministry, all other remaining COVID-19 protocols such as social distancing in schools and requirements for vaccination or PCR tests at ports of entry have also been relaxed.Statistics still show that hundreds still die daily due to the pandemic around...

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