Fuel dealers warned against petroleum smuggling

Fuel storage tanks
Fuel storage tanks

FRANCISTOWN: A Botswana Energy Regulations Authority (BERA) senior petroleum official, Kuvare Venjonoka has warned filling station owners against promoting cross border petroleum smuggling.

Presenting on how to handle petroleum products, Venjonoka said illegal smuggling of petroleum products has become a common occurrence around the country.

He said that the problem is prevalent largely in border towns because of the clashing fuel prices between Botswana and the neighbouring countries.

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Khama should desist from dirty campaigns

However, as a newspaper, we want to raise few disquiets for the umpteenth time with Khama, of course, and remind him that the country that he is robustly de-campaigning is now feeling the pain of his harm. Batswana need Khama to use his conservationist credentials to good use and benefit a country that is working so hard to achieve the high-income status by diversifying its economy away from diamond reliance.Khama has played his part unobstructed...

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