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TOP 10 MEGA PROJECTS IN BOTSWANA (COMPLETED & ONGOING) 🇧🇼

1. Kazungula Bridge Project Kazungula Bridge is a road and rail bridge over the Zambezi river between the countries of Zambia and Botswana at Kazungula. The bridge was opened for traffic on 10 May 2021. In August 2007 the governments of Zambia and Botswana announced a deal to construct a bridge to replace the existingContinue reading “TOP 10 MEGA PROJECTS IN BOTSWANA (COMPLETED & ONGOING) 🇧🇼”

HOW BOTSWANA BUILT THIS WORLD CLASS UNIVERSITY WITHOUT LOANS 🇧🇼

In 1966 when Botswana gained independence it was the 2nd poorest country in the world and had no University of its own as it did not inherit any Colonial Infrastructure. Botswana government sent its students to University of Lesotho (BOLESWA) which later was nationalised and Botswana students expelled. This started the One Man, One BeastContinue reading “HOW BOTSWANA BUILT THIS WORLD CLASS UNIVERSITY WITHOUT LOANS 🇧🇼”

BOTSWANA OFFICIALLY OPEN NEW BOATLE ROAD PROJECT 🇧🇼

In March 2022 Botswana’s Ministry of Transport & Communications officially opened Boatle road project which consists of a dual carriageway & 2 Interchanges. The project, which is fully funded by the government also includes the construction of two bridges over the Tloane and Metsimaswaane rivers. The project is part of the government’s economic stimulus programmeContinue reading “BOTSWANA OFFICIALLY OPEN NEW BOATLE ROAD PROJECT 🇧🇼”

BOTSWANA: striving for energy self sufficiency

Botswana’s 2.3 million inhabitants are among masses of Sub-Saharan citizens affected by power shortages. The lack of electricity has led to scheduled blackouts, which are now commonly referred to across Southern Africa as periods of ‘load shedding’. These blackouts usually take place during peak hours, i.e. mornings and evenings when people need the power most.   With severe droughts at the Kariba Dam,Continue reading “BOTSWANA: striving for energy self sufficiency”