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President Mokgweetsi Masisi will this afternoon get his jab of the COVID19 vaccine. A media advisory issued this morning by Press Secretary to the President, Batlhalefi Leagajang says the President will receive the jab at the Maruapula Community Hall upon his arrival from a working visit in Tanzania. He is expected to arrive in the […]

Prisons authorities have announced the hanging of Phemelo Botogeleng of Lesenepole. The 34 year-old was executed this morning at Gaborone Central Prison after he was sentenced to death by the Francistown High Court for two counts of murder. Botogeleng killed his girlfriend Annah Simon and his child Atang Simon in May 2011 at Sesarweng lands. […]

Botswana has recorded a reduction of new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths by 37% and 22% respectively since 2010, however despite this reduction, the country has not yet reached epidemic control. This was shared by the Acting Coordinator of the National AIDS & Health Promotion Agency, Robert Selatwe when appearing before the Parliamentary Public Accounts […]

The Deputy Coordinator of the Covid-19 Task Force team, Professor Mosepele Mosepele says taking the COVID-19 vaccine does not guarantee full protection for all who take it. This he says is because the COVID-19 vaccine efficacy varies from one person to another. Speaking during a COVID-19 update last night, Professor Mosepele said some vaccines for […]

Botswana Music Awards, BOMU has released the categories for this year’s awards.BOMU Consultant, Seabelo Modibe says the categories which previously 37, have been reduced because some were repetitive while others were not recognised as a genre locally. He revealed that all nominees will automatically be awarded 5 thousand Pula, and prices will reach up to […]

The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) Director General, Tymon Katholo says that changing the leadership of the corruption bursting agency many times brings instability to it. Katholo told the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee yesterday where he was asked about his view on the change of the DCEC leadership which saw it having three […]

The Botswana National Front has expressed concern over the direct tender appointment of Steve Harvey Global, a company owned by Steve Harvey for the provision of Radio and Television Production Services for a period of three (3) years. BNF Publicity Secretary, Justin Hunyepa told YaronaFM news that the party is being vindicated that looting and […]

Kromberg and Schubert employees are currently awaiting judgement in a case where they are seeking full salary payment from their employers following the company putting the workers on short-term employment. The Secretary general of Botswana Textile, Manufacturing and Packaging Union, BOTEMAPAWU, Ketshepile Russia, says Kromberg has sent employees home on condition that they are transiting […]

The Ministry of Basic Education has encouraged schools to utilize part of the budgets allocated to them to purchase textbooks. This in order to help the government resolve the challenge of a shortage of textbooks amid the covid-19 pandemic. The challenge became apparent last year as the country battled covid-19 by insisting on covid protocols […]

The Minister of Youth empowerment, culture and sport development, Tumiso Rakgare has began an Initiative to put money in artist pockets. This comes in the wake of pleas from the sector to the Minister to assist the sector. In a press conference this afternoon, Rakgare announced the cancellation of the Presidents’ Day and constituency art […]