Skills shortage delays BCL�s smelter rebuild


SELEBI-PHIKWE: BCL mine’s managing director, Dan Mahupela says his company has been an unintended victim of some reforms implemented to encourage citizen economic empowerment.

Speaking at a Business Botswana gala dinner held in Francistown recently, Mahupela said the company has failed to complete some of the projects on time due to significant delays in securing work permits for its skilled expatriate staff.

He said this is one the factors that led to the delays in completion of its smelter rebuild.

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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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