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Teacher Union, BOSETU has urged their members to put on black attire today, in support of teachers who have been assaulted by students in recent months. BOSETU Secretary General, Tobokani Rari says there is growing trend in public schools in which teachers are being assaulted by students, and a recent case being that of a […]

Princess Marina hospital is yet again at the center of a surge in COVID-19 cases amongst frontline workers. The deputy coordinator of the task force team Professor Mosepele Mosepele yesterday said that the hospital has recorded at least 38 cases this week, 22 of which are of staff members while 16 are patients. Professor Mosepele […]

The First National Bank of Botswana is currently investigating the cause of the recent fraud scare in which some of their customers received multiple SMS notifications on failed transactions which they had not attempted to undertake. FNBB Communications and PR Manager, Boga Chilinde-Masebu told YaronaFM news that the bank has applied the necessary data and […]

Government is considering returning the passenger train, which has not been operational since the tragic accident late last year. The incident claimed two lives at Bonwapitse near Mahalapye. Transport minister Thulaganyo Segokgo said a report from the investigations into the accident has been received, and they are still consulting other stakeholders before making a decision […]

Botswana Red Cross Society is offering support to its volunteers by hosting a 3-day workshop in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The workshop is set to equip Red Cross volunteers with Psycho-social support, risk communications, Protection, gender and inclusion amongst others. This as the pandemic case load keeps rising locally. In an interview with […]

The ministry of education has condemned in the strictest terms the recent seemingly unbridled violence in schools. In a statement the minister of basic education Fidelis Molao condemned the violence and called for swift punishment for those who take part in the violence given the precarious times of COVID-19 in the country. Minister Molao recently […]

The Lobatse Senior Secondary School lessons have resumed after the facility closed for fumigation following a COVID19 case in the school. Lobatse Deputy Chief, Arnold Somolokae told YaronaFM news that this came after a Form 5 student tested positive to COVID19. He added that contact tracing is ongoing. The country has recorded 1039 confirmed cases […]

The Botswana Child Rights Network has petitioned the National Assembly with regards to the participation of Member of Parliament for Nata/Gweta, Polson Majaga in the proceedings of parliament. The petition, which was delivered this afternoon by Member of Parliament for Sefhare-Ramokgonami, Dr Kesitegile Gobotswang on behalf of the organization, who said that Majaga should take […]

Alcohol brewer and distributor Kgalagadi Breweries Limited, KBL, says it has ramped up production to meet demand following the lifting of the alcohol ban. Corporate Communications Manager Masegonyana Madisa said their plants are now operating at 24 hrs and all staff is back to work. Madisa said with the alcohol ban lifted on Friday, KBL […]

Government says unavailability of funds has stalled the construction of satellite schools in remote areas. Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Eric Molale told parliament yesterday that satellite schools are built in localities after consideration of the distance of children from schools especially those in the lower classes, travel to school. With some students […]