Suspended BERA board accuses Molale of conflict of interest

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The six suspended Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) board members have accused minerals minister Eric Molale of being a complainant and a judge in his own case.

The Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, Molale suspended the BERA board over allegations of poor performance in May 2019.

Recently, he gave them a charge sheet containing seven counts of misconduct relating to the court process that the Chief Operations Officer (COO), Duncan Morotsi had instituted.

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