Gov't shakes up Botash board

Soda Ash Mine
Soda Ash Mine

FRANCISTOWN: Government on Wednesday changed its representatives in the board of directors at Botash mine, Mmegi has established.

The mine is a 50/50 partnership agreement that gives ownership to the government and a South African based company Chlor Alkali.

Former Francistown Mayor Iqbal Ebrahim, former Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) President Negroes Kgosietsile, Neo Mokgwathi and Garekwe Mojaphoko have all been removed as board members at Botash. Mojaphoko has been Botash deputy chairperson since 2014.

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