Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority

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Botswana Communication Regulatory Authority
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Agency overview
Preceding agency
Jurisdiction Botswana
HeadquartersPlot 50671 Independence Avenue, Gaborone
Agency executives
  • Martin Mokgware, Chief Executive
  • Tshoganetso Kepaletswe, Chief Technology Officer
  • Thapelo M. Mogopa, Director Strategy and Projects
Parent department Ministry of Transport and Communications (Botswana)
Parent agency Government of Botswana

Botswana Communication Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) is an independent commission founded under the Communications Regulatory Authority Act, 2012 (CRA Act) on the 1st of April 2013. BOCRA is responsible for regulating all matters related to telecommunications (wire, cellular, satellite and cable), postal services of Botswana. [1]



BOCRA was established in 2013 to replace Botswana Telecommunications Authority by the Government of Botswana Parliament when the Telecommunications Act of 1996 was amended and revised to create the Communications Regulatory Authority.

Country code top level domain

During the formation of BOCRA it was given to administer and manage the .bw country TLD. [2] [3]

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  1. "Legislation | Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority". Retrieved 2019-11-17.
  2. "Country Code Top Level Domain | Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority". Retrieved 2019-11-17.
  3. "About | switch to .bw". Archived from the original on 2019-11-17. Retrieved 2019-11-17.