Friday, 20 Jan 2017
Area S residents in Francistown are still reeling from a shocking incident in which a teenage girl allegedly be-headed a three year-old boy with an axe.
Friday, 20 Jan 2017
In Francistown, the search for 13 inmates who were part of the 18 prisoners that escaped from Centre for Illegal Immigrants, has intensified.
Friday, 20 Jan 2017
As the town of Selebi Phikwe comes to terms with the reality of life without the BCL Mine, some business owners have once again questioned government's commitment to revive the town's bartered econ

Clear sky
  • Clear sky
  • Temperature: 21 °C
  • Wind: SE, 11.1 km/h
  • Pressure: 1020 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 78 %
Francistown: Clear sky, 22 °C
Maun: Broken clouds, 23 °C
Kasane: Broken clouds, 22 °C
Power trading will drive electricity landscape over the next five years

“Electricity shortage across Southern Africa will drive power to become one of the most tradeable commodities across the region in the coming years,” says Mr. Sheperd Aisam, Head of Stanbic Bank’s Corporate and Investment Banking division. “Almost every aspect of a modern economy relies on electricity to function so the countries that emerge as the ones with excess supply will have significant negotiating power, so to speak. Case in point is the spending by Botswana as a country to import power at tariffs which are above the regional average.”

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