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The Ministry of Health has called on Batswana with unoccupied buildings to assist the ministry with them as a way of expediting the roll out of the AstraZeneca jab. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Kabelo Ibeneng confirmed this saying last week that, health facilities around the country were congested with people who […]

Botswana Nurses Union has called on government to delay roll out of the astra Zeneca vaccine and allow for further engagements on it’s efficacy.Speaking to YaronaFM news this morning, President of the Union Obonolo Rahube said there are still concerns among nurses and the general public on this vaccine.Rahube said nurses had just been dealing […]

The Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, Lefoko Moagi says that the findings of a market study on Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) which has been underway are expected to come out next month.The study addresses issues such as market structuring, pricing, citizen participation as well as other things along the LPG value […]

President Dr. Mokgweetsi Masisi yesterday returned from a working visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where he met with President Félix Tshisekedi.A statement from Office of the President indicates that the two leaders engaged on issues of mutual interest and explored ways of enhancing cooperation, among them the export of beef from the […]

Botswana says it will go ahead with the use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine despite other countries having suspended its use. This after reports from some European countries indicated that it causes blood clots.Speaking on a COVID-19 update last night, the permanent Secretary, PS, in the Ministry of Health and Wellness Kabelo Ibineng says the […]

Some members of Parliament have called on government to create a post graduate funding programme. When debating the budget estimates for the ministry of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology yesterday, Member of Parliament for Nkange, Dr. Never Tshabang said this type of funding could help relief learners from the struggles of having to finance […]

Botswana has today received a consignment of Covishield covid-19 vaccines.30 000 doses of the covi-shield covid 19 vaccine arrived in the country this afternoon as a gift from India as part of the country’s demonstration of good relations between the two countries.The consignment came aboard the Ethiopian airlines just after mid-day. It was received by […]

The Gaborone City Council has engaged 5 companies to fix potholes around the city.Mayor Father Maphongo says the tender was awarded two weeks ago, following delays in the procurement process.He said the city council had planned to commence the project last year September but was delayed by an appeal on the tendering process which delayed […]

The consignment comes aboard the Ethiopian airlines. It was received by the vice president Slumber Tsogwane, the minister of health Dr. Edwin Dikoloti along with the minister of minister of international Affairs and Cooperation Dr. Lemogang Kwape and The Coordinator of the Covid-19 Task Force Team Dr Kereng Masupu.The drug comes a good two weeks […]

The government today joined the world in commemorating the International Women’s Day, under the theme, women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in the covid-19 world. Sharing a message on local media this morning the Minister of gender Affairs Anna Mokgethi said the theme implores governments to include women in leadership positions to help combat […]