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The Take Off

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The Take Off

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Background

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has urged the parliaments of African countries to ensure that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is domesticated so that it can be effective. Masisi shared this when officially opening of the virtual 49th Southern Africa Development Community – Parliamentary Forum (SADC-PF) plenary assembly hosted by Botswana. SADC-PF, established by SADC […]

The public has again been cautioned against the use of Ivermectin as a treatment for covid-19. The drug although containing some anti-viral properties, is used to treat parasitic worms in animals. This cautionary advise comes as Botswana rides the 3rd wave of covid19, marked with high virus caseload and a rising death toll. The drug […]

The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) today accused the Ministry of Infrastructure and Housing Development for failing to develop a plan of providing houses and accommodation to the nation. The Accounting Officer in the Ministry, Thuso Ramodimoosi incurred the full wrath of the Committee, which was spearheaded by the Chair, Dithapelo Keorapetse. Following the permananet […]

Botswana Musicians Union, BOMU has moved swiftly to refute allegations circulating on social media and certain publications saying the organization in non-compliant with the Registrar of Societies regulations. BOMU Consultant, Seabelo Modibe says the letter that is making rounds has not been signed and was not sanctioned by the Ministry of Nationality, Immigration and Gender […]

Commander of the Botswana Defence Force (BDF), Lieutenant General Placid Segokgo has said that the army has registered a total of 3001 positive cases of COVID19 and 14 related deaths as at the 21st of this month. Appearing before the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee yesterday, Segokgo explained that these figures include uniformed and non-uniformed soldiers […]

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has launched the SADC Humanitarian and Operations Emergency Centre in Mozambique at the Port City of Nacala. The President said the facility, is one of the flagship projects of the SADC and that the completion of the construction of the project could not have come at a more appropriate time as the […]

Just in the past week, there were reports that the country’s public and private hospitals were overwhelmed by Covid-19 patients.The latest figures show that indeed the number of active case increased to 5 123 between June 15 and 18th with over 1400 new infections. During the same period, officials say 43 people lost their lives […]

The Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA), has raised concern over the illegal filling of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders by some distributors and retailers. The Regulatory body says the methods used for filling these cylinders are neither approved nor safe, adding that they pose serious risks in terms of safety, environmental and health hazards. Engineering […]

Minister of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs Anna Mokgethi says there is a need to introduce targeted policies that will ensure that women are included in the main stream economy. Mokgethi said this when officially opening the Women in Trade National Consultations in Botswana in collaboration with the UN Resident Coordinators Office and UN Women […]

Botswana Teachers Union, BTU has raised concerns against the rising cases of COVID-19 within schools. The union has reiterated its calls for the closure of schools and the immediate vaccination of teachers. BTU Vice President Primary Bakang Bagwasi says schools are still not compliant with COVID protocols, as a recent report indicated that many don’t […]