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Young people have been called on to submit applications for the Youth Development Fund in time, as there will be no deadline extensions. The Ministry started receiving the applications for 2022/2023 funding from August 10th and the deadline is September 6th. The programme was introduced in 2009 as a way of improving the lives of […]

Human Rights group, Ditshwanelo has called for an inquest to be conducted, for an inmate who lost his life whilst in prison. The call was made following a statement issued by prison services yesterday that the inmate died after a fight with a prison officer. Ditshwanelo Spokesperson, Lame Moreeng said the inquest will enable a […]

Botswana today joined the world in commemorating international youth day in Tsabong, under the theme-Intergenerational Solidarity;creating a world of all ages. Speaking at the ceremony this morning, Assistant Youth Minister Buti Billy said there is need for Botswana to harness the energies of the young and the old in order to realise the SDG goal […]

Finance minister Peggy Serame says the government is concerned about the ever rising fuel and food prices and the impact of inflation on consumers. She says the government plans to announce contingency measures soon to cushion consumers. Serame was speaking on the side-lines of the Southern African Customs Union summit last week. The Minister said […]

Botswana is set to lose nurses who are leaving to fill vacancies in the UK despite the country battling the 5th wave of Covid-19. This after a recent visit by a UK NHS in Botswana for the recruitment of nurses. The Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust in England says 66 nurses from Botswana are […]

Young people are increasingly being admitted to local hospitals as the 5th wave of Covid-19 rages on. The Director of public health services Dr. Pamela Smith-Lawrence, when giving a covid update last night, said the majority of patients at Sir Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospital were under 40 years, and in need of oxygen assistance. Smith-Lawrence […]

The situation in Lobatse’s Peleng location is said to be calm but tense this morning following riots last night. Some angry residents took to the streets to protest over a missing child, Tlotso Karema. The 6-year-old boy has been missing since March this year. Residents burnt tyres and blocked some roads last night, demanding some […]

Traffic Police have expressed concern about the deaths of pedestrians because of road traffic accidents.Head of Traffic South Central Reginald Matlhaba, says since the beginning of the year, 48 deaths were recorded on roads many of which were pedestrians, while many others are in hospitals recuperating from injuries.Matlhaba believes most of the accidents observed could […]

The Pandamatenga grain Silos project is behind schedule due to delays in progress by the multiple COVID-19 lockdowns. The Permanent Secretary in the ministry of Trade and Industry, Malebogo Morakaladi told the Public Accounts Committee yesterday that the project is 69% complete, but that it could have progressed a bit further than it is, were […]

Government has taken a decision to engage consortiums of young people on mega infrastructural projects. The move is intended to upskill and empower young people in the engineering sector as well as graduates from brigades, according to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Transport and Public Works, Kgomotso Abi. When appearing before the Parliament […]