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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”

President Mokgweetsi Masisi will this week host dignitaries to observe the centenary of Botswana’s founding president Sir Seretse Khama. A statement from the Office of the President says the ceremony, which will be held under the theme ‘Living the legacy 100 years’, will be hosted at the Parliamentary Grounds in Gaborone this Thursday where President […]

Police have condemned breaches of Covid-19 regulations by some Gaborone residents at Penny Wise shops in Phase 4.Over the weekend, footage was widely shared on social media showing revelers ignoring social distancing rules, most of them taking booze from their cars. Those who frequent the place say most drinkers do not usually put on their […]

Disaster Management Coordinator Onkemetse Joseph says the food Relief program is supported by the Japanese Embassy to address food security in the Kgalagadi district. Joseph says the beneficiaries were identified with the help of the Council, Village Development Committe, Chiefs and Disaster Management office among other village leadership. The Coordinator further stated that a tender […]