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BURS Communications Manager Mable Bolele, has advised traders to use alternative points of entry.
The Botswana Beverage Association, BOBA has accused government of an unjustified closure of the alcohol industry. BOBA Spokesperson,Tumelo Mmusi, condemning the surprise move, says this is the route government generally takes whenever holidays are on the cards, adding that he believes that there is no evidence, besides cooked statistics, to validate the ban.
Business Botswana says the recent alcohol ban is going to devastate the sector and delay its recovery further, following past similar bans. Business Botswana President Gobusamang Keebine says this time around, it is quite unlikely many players within the industry will survive. He also decried lack of consultation on the development, despite being the representative […]
Botswana Power Corporation is experiencing a rise in the theft of copper cables around the country.BPC Security Operations Manager, Bernice Bothate, said Gaborone and Francistown are the most affected areas in the country. Bothate said these have also led to prolonged power cuts in some parts of these cities in recent weeks.
Government yesterday announced yet another ban on the sale of alcohol at all liquor outlets in the country as the number of COVID-19 positive cases and COVID19-related deaths continue to surge. A Government Gazette released yesterday indicates that the suspension is based on the evidence that consumption of alcohol increases the risk posed by COVID19 […]
The Botswana Entertainment Promoters Association has been lobbying members of the parliamentary committee on Youth, Sport and Culture, to support its appeal to the government for the safe opening of the entertainment industry. The sector is one of the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and while some sectors are slowly opening up, music festivals […]
This as Botswana reported 30 new COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total number of fatalities to 1 125. Despite a dip in active cases from over 5000 to just over 4600, Mosepele said the unabating death toll is a sign that the public is still reluctant to follow COVID-19 restrictions. This suggested was evident on […]
When launching the membership drive campaign, BNF President Duma Boko said that the party would embark on a serious recruitment drive and rebuild some of its structures. Boko said this campaign is essential because the intention is to lure more members, especially young people to the party ahead of the general elections in 2024.Boko also […]
“The suspension of the sale of alcohol is based on evidence that consumption of alcohol increases the risks posed by COVID-19 due to its negative effects on adherence to COVID-19 protocols. All liquor stores in Botswana shall therefore remain closed and liquor shall not be sold or consumed in public places until further notice”