Botswana will receive more than 100 thousand doses of Johnson and Johnson vaccine this Thursday. The Ministry of Health and Wellness Public Relations Officer, Chirstopher Nyanga said the consignment is the first of several expected which have been purchased through the African Vaccine Acquisition Team facility. Nyanga said government expects more than one million doses […]
A statement released by the Chief Executive Officer of the SKI Khama Foundation, Mogomotsi Kaboyamodimo, says the foundation has been able to secure two million doses each of Astrazeneca and Pfizer vaccines. Kaboyamodimo said the vaccines were secured through KKM Global group based in the United States. The foundation states that it has already submitted […]
The Ministry of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology says there will not harmonize pay structures of state owned universities.When answering a question in Parliament yesterday, Minister Dr. Douglas Letsholathebe said the Botswana International University of Science and Technology is the highest paying amongst the three universities, followed by the University of Botswana and the […]
The country has registered at least 9 deaths of children from New borns to 4 year olds since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.Princess Marina Pediatric Resident in the Department Of Pediatric And Adolescent Health, Dr. Kebonye Motseosi, says this follows a concerning rise in infections of covid-19 by expectant mothers, new mothers and new […]
Botswana aims to become a net exporter of electricity by the year 2027. The Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, Lefoko Moagi shared this when answering a question in Parliament this afternoon.He said in order to meet the local energy demand and be able to export excess electricity, the Ministry developed an […]
The Botswana Alcohol Industry Association, BAIA says it is evident from the continuing rise in COVID infections that alcohol is not a major contributor to covid-19 cases.The KBL yesterday lost a case at the Gaborone High Court where it sought to overturn an indefinite ban on the sale of alcohol on the basis that it […]
Following Kgotla celebrations in Serowe to mark the centenary, Khama described his father as someone who had tolerance for everyone in the country regardless of their political affiliation. Taking a nostalgic journey down memory lane, the former statesman said that there are many memorable events and times he spent with his late father. He said […]
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 […]