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The Minister of Health and Wellness Dr. Edwin Dikoloti says alcohol levy collections have dropped as a result of the ban on the sales of alcohol. He told parliament this morning that the total amount collected through the alcohol levy in the past 5 years stands at 2 billion 355 million Pula. The minister shared […]

The Department of Meteorological Services says the country will experience normal to above normal rainfall and temperatures for the 2021/2022 season. Principal Meteorologist John Steglin says for the first part of the season from October up to December, normal to above normal rains will be experienced around the country, except for the kgalagadi district, which […]

Former President Ian Khama has echoed a call by the Alliance for Progressives that President Mokgweetsi Masisi should resign following a damning high court judgement on the Welheminah Maswabi ‘Butterfly’ case.Judge Zein Kebonang this week acquitted Welheminah Maswabi, code named Butterfly, a former spy agent, of all charges of terrorism and money laundering.The judge found […]

The Director of Road, Transport and Safety, Bokhutlo Modukanele has urged public transport operators to continue complying to the COVID19 health regulations in efforts to curb the spread of COVID19. Speaking in a press briefing yesterday, Modukanele also called on members of the public to use public transport and avoid hiking, as it is the […]

Local artists who have benefited from the YaronaFM Music Awards (YAMAS) say last year’s prize money has assisted them invest and grow their musical ventures. This is welcome especially as the entertainment industry remains closed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.Botshelo Mosweu otherwise known as ‘Girly’, who won two awards last year, says she […]

The Greater Gaborone District Health Management Team yesterday announced that it will this morning resume phase 2 of the COVID19 vaccine roll-out. The vaccine roll-out in the district was on a temporary halt after vaccine doses finished this past weekend, and it will be resuming after last week’s arrival of 81, 900 doses of the […]

Some teacher support staff have gotten their jabs today following Union interventions. The Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union, BOSETU, Secretary General Tobokani Rari says the union together with its counterpart, the Botswana Teachers union, BTU, have made interventions at COVID19 vaccination sites where some school support staff was turned away. He said the interventions […]

The Botswana Police have accused the media of frustrating government efforts to curb the spread of Coronavirus by sensationalizing a crackdown on Covid-19 rule breakers. This after increasing reports of citizens claiming to have been harassed or assaulted by the Police for crimes they did not commit during the Covid-19 pandemic. When similar reports became […]

As the country continues to register high numbers of COVID19 and the death toll soars past 1 800, the Task team has encouraged the public that eligible people take the covid-19 vaccination.Scientific advisor of the covid-19 task force team Dr Mogomotsi Matshaba says, one can do so just after a 10 day recovery period post […]

President Mokgweetsi Masisi, says the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Mission in Mozambique (SMIM) is a significant milestone towards addressing some of the obstacles to the organisation’s aspirations of achieving regional integration and socio-economic development.Speaking this morning in Pemba in Mozambique’s northern province of Cabo Delgado where he officially launched the mission for regional support […]